LX80 Mount

LX80 Multi-Mount (Alt-Azimuth/Dual OTA, German Equatorial)


$999.00

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LX80 6 inch SC

LX80 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope


$1,399.00

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LX80 8 inch SC

LX80 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope


$1,699.00

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LX80 10 inch SC

LX80 10" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope


$2,199.00

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LX80 80mm ED APO

LX80 80mm ED APO Telescope


$1,998.00

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LX80 115mm ED APO

LX80 115mm ED APO Telescope


$2,998.00

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LX80 Series
LX80 with a SolarMax II 60

LX80 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope


$2,399.00

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LX80 with a SolarMax II 90

LX80 90mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope


$4,499.00

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LX80 Series with Coronado
Product Number 37-0080-00
Telescope Mounting Alt-Azimuth or German Equatorial

AutoStar Controller

AudioStar
Object Database 30,000 objects
Pointing Precision (High-Precision Mode) Up to 5 arcminutes
Go-To Pointing Precision (approx.) 10 arcminutes
Periodic Error Correction Polar mode only

Slow Motion Controls

Electronic
Slew Speeds

RA and Dec:1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal and 1.5°/sec., 3°/sec., 6.5°/sec.

Tracking Rates

Sidereal, lunar or custom selected from 2,000 incremental rates

Latitude Range (in EQ mode)

25° to 90°

Control Panel 12v DC, Power, HBX port, 2 Aux ports (RS232)
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Batteries (User-Supplied) 8 x AA
Tripod Adjustable-height tripod with 2 inch stainless steel legs. Includes fine adjustment leg levelers on each leg. Range of fine adjustment for each leg+ 0.2 inch. Tripod height adjusts from 30.5 to 47 inches.
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Smart Drive Yes
AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software Yes
Counterweights One 11 lb. steel weight included
Astronomer Inside Yes
Other Features

Alt-Az or German EQ configuration, dual OTA configuration, optional plug-in autoguider port

Materials  
Mount Body

Diecast aluminum with ABS panels

Weights and Dimensions  
Mount Weight 35 lbs.
Mount Dimensions (LWH) 12 inches x 8 inches x 14 inches
Tripod Weight 31.5 lbs.
Tripod Dimensions 30.5 inches to 47 inches (variable)

 

Product Number 0610-08-01
Clear Aperture 6 inches

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length 1524mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.760 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) 21.18
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials  
Primary and Secondary Mirror Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Shott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 13 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 7 inch diameter x 14.2 inches 

 

Product Number 0810-08-01
Clear Aperture 8 inches

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length 2034mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.570 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) 13.65
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials  
Primary and Secondary Mirror Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Shott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 14.1 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 9 inch diameter x 17 inches 

 

Product Number 1010-08-01
Clear Aperture 10 inches

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length 2540mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.456 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) 11.9
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials  
Primary and Secondary Mirror Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Shott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 29.5 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 11.75 inch diameter x 22 inches 

 

Product Number 0306-08-01
Clear Aperture 80mm

Optical Design

Apochromatic Refractor
Focal Length 480mm
Focal Ratio f/6
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 1.45 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder None
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 2" diagonal prism with 99% reflectivity
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials  
Correcting Plate/Lens

FPL53 extra-low dispersion glass

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 7.2 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 4 inch diameter x 18 inches

 

Product Number 4507-08-01
Clear Aperture 115mm

Optical Design

Apochromatic Refractor
Focal Length 805mm
Focal Ratio f/7
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 1.01 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50 with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 2" diagonal prism with 99% reflectivity
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials  
Correcting Plate/Lens

FPL53 extra-low dispersion glass

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 17.5 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 5.5 inch diameter x 31 inches

 

  LX80 6" SC LX80 8" SC LX80 10" SC LX80 80mm ED APO LX80 115mm ED APO
Product Number 0610-08-01 0810-08-01 1010-08-01 0306-08-01 4507-08-01 
Clear Aperture 6 inches 8 inches 10 inches 80mm 115mm 

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain Apochromatic Refractor 
Focal Length 1524mm 2034mm 2540mm 480mm 805mm 
Focal Ratio f/10 f/10 f/10 f/6 f/7 
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) Fully Multi-Coated 
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.760 arcseconds 0.570 arcseconds 0.456 arcseconds 1.45 arcseconds 1.01 arcseconds 
Secondary Obstruction (%) 21.18 13.65 11.9  N/A N/A
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle None 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle 
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism 2" diagonal prism with 99% refelctivity 
Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials LX80 6" SC LX80 8" SC LX80 10" SC LX80 80mm ED APO LX80 115mm ED APO
Primary and Secondary Mirror Low-expansion borosilicate glass N/A  N/A
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Shott AG Germany

FPL53 extra-low
dispersion glass

FPL53 extra-low
dispersion glass

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Aluminum

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum 
Weights and Dimensions LX80 6" SC LX80 8" SC LX80 10" SC LX80 80mm ED APO  LX80 115mm ED APO
OTA Weight 13 lbs. 14.1 lbs.  29.5 lbs.  7.2 lbs.  17.5 lbs. 
OTA Only Dimensions 7 inch diameter x 14.2 inches  9 inch diameter x 17 inches  11.75 inch diameter x 22 inches  4 inch diameter x 18 inches  5.5 inch diameter x 31 inches 

 

  LX80 SolarMax™ II 60
Product Number

SMT60-10-LX80

Clear Aperture 60mm

Optical Design

Refractor 
Focal Length 400mm
Focal Ratio f/6.6
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Fully Coated 
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 1.93 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) N/A
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder

Sol-ranger projection type

Eyepiece

25mm Cemax

Diagonal

1.25 inch, blocking filter 10

Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials LX80 SolarMax™ II 60
Primary and Secondary Mirror N/A
Correcting Plate/Lens

BK-7

Optical Tube Aluminum
Weights and Dimensions LX80 SolarMax™ II 60
OTA Weight 5 lbs. 
OTA Only Dimensions 4 inch diameter x 16 inches 

 

  LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
Product Number

SMT90-15-LX80

Clear Aperture 90mm

Optical Design

Refractor 
Focal Length 800mm
Focal Ratio f/8.8
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Fully Coated 
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 1.29 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) N/A
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder

Sol-ranger projection type

Eyepiece

25mm Cemax

Diagonal

1.25 inch, blocking filter 15

Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
Primary and Secondary Mirror N/A
Correcting Plate/Lens

BK-7

Optical Tube Aluminum
Weights and Dimensions LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
OTA Weight 16.5 lbs. 
OTA Only Dimensions 5 inch diameter x 28 inches 

 

  LX80 SolarMax™ II 60 LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
Product Number

SMT60-10-LX80

SMT90-15-LX80

Clear Aperture 60mm 90mm 

Optical Design

Refractor 
Focal Length 400mm 800mm 
Focal Ratio f/6.6 f/8.8
Telescope Mounting LX80 Multi-Mount
Optical Coatings Fully Coated 
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 1.93 arcseconds 1.29 arcseconds 
Secondary Obstruction (%) N/A N/A
AutoStar Controller AudioStar 
Object Database 30,000 objects
Viewfinder

Sol-ranger projection type

Sol-ranger projection type

Eyepiece

25mm Cemax

Diagonal

1.25 inch, blocking filter 10

1.25 inch, blocking filter 15

Total Instrument Capacity Multi-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power 12v DC, 5 amp power supply 
Materials LX80 SolarMax™ II 60 LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
Primary and Secondary Mirror N/A  N/A
Correcting Plate/Lens

BK-7

Optical Tube Aluminum Aluminum 
Weights and Dimensions LX80 SolarMax™ II 60  LX80 SolarMax™ II 90
OTA Weight 5 lbs.  16.5 lbs. 
OTA Only Dimensions 4 inch diameter x 16 inches  5 inch diameter x 28 inches 

 

 

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