10" ACF f/8 OTA w/ UHTC

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Regular Price: $2,199.00

Special Price $1,979.00

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  • 10" f/8 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 2032mm focal length

  • Meade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)

  • Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror

  • Losmandy style mounting rail


SKU: 1008-80-01

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Meade 10" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly #1008-80-01 with the Losmandy-style dovetail. The bare essentials for an unbeatable price.

We've heard your requests, and we listened. That's why we're proud to offer the f/8 OTA without the accessories for an ultra-low cost.

Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 10" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Also features Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum brightness and contrast, an oversized low-expansion primary mirror for extra aperture and to prevent thermal expansion of the mirror, and diffraction-limited optics.

Includes precision machined Losmandy-style dovetail rail mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady mounting, and front and rear dust covers. Focal length 2032mm. OTA weight is 33 lbs.

Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

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Specifications

Series LX850 Telescopes
Warranty 1 Year
Experience Level Intermediate, Advanced
Clear Aperture 10"
Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical Coatings UHTC™
Focal Length 2032mm
Focal Ratio f/8
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.456 arc-seconds
Oversized Primary Mirror Yes
Focuser Mechanism Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift, dual speed 7:1 focuser
Dovetail Losmandy®-style with ultra stable radius blocks
Assembled Product Weight 33 lbs
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