LX85 Series - 115mm Apochromatic Refractor

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Regular Price: $2,499.00

Special Price $2,299.00

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  • 115mm Triplet Apochromatic Refractor

  • Features AudioStar™: 30,000+ Object-Database

  • GoTo German Equatorial Mount with 33 lb. Payload Capacity

  • Low-Cog Servo-Motors for Pointing & Tracking Accuracy

  • Integrated ST-4 Compatible Autoguider Port

  • Updateable, Permanent PEC for Repeatable Performance

  • Ball Bearings Included on both RA & DEC Axis, for Improved Guiding Accuracy & Payload Capacity

  • Wi-Fi Compatible with Meade's STELLA


SKU: 217009
 

Product Description

The LX85 Series 115mm APO has a 3-element apochromatic refractor optical design using the highest grade extra-low dispersion optical glass to virtually eliminate false color, yielding astonishing color correction, contrast, and sharpness. Features a 115mm aperture, 805mm focal length, and f/7 focal ratio. Equipped with a 2.5" dual rack & pinion focuser (10:1 fine focuser) and fully multi-coated optical coatings. Includes a fully extendable dew shield and vixen-style dovetail. Assembled Product Weight: 47 lbs. Assembled Product Dimensions: 47.2" x 47.2" x 72.4".

Meade's new LX85 Series features a high-quality, portable, GoTo, German Equatorial Mount. The LX85 Series is the perfect choice for the cultivated observer and astro-imager looking to chase deep-sky objects! Use as a stand-alone mount or maximize your viewing potential with an array of different optical tubes. Meade's LX85 Series will keep you looking up for many years to come and sets a standard for mid-sized telescopes at a great price.

STURDY GOTO MOUNT
The LX85 mount features a vixen-style dovetail, for mounting optical tubes up to 33lbs, coupled with a sturdy build, that ensure smooth tracking performance. With it's included integer gearing in the motor drive, you’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanent periodic error correction (PPEC), another benefit for astrophotography. Seamlessly image the best parts of the night sky with not having to worry about performing a meridian flip. This stable mount can impressively handle slight load imbalances with ease. This mount includes an integrated autoguider port to readily connect to your autoguider camera, making your astro-imaging experience easy and straightforward.

AUDIOSTAR™ HAND BOX
With the included AudioStar™ hand controller, you have easy access to 30,000-objects, that you can view with a simple press of a button! AudioStar™ features a built-in speaker that plays educational content about the celestial objects you view!

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES:

  • 805mm (f/7) Focal Length
  • Fully Extendable Dew Shield
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Receiver
  • Meade #607 DC Power Cord w/Cigarette Lighter Adapter INCLUDED

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Series LX85 Telescopes
UPC 709942998825
Warranty 1 Year
Focus System 2.5" Dual Rack & Pinion, 10:1 Fine Focuser
Clear Aperture 115mm
Optical Design Apochromatic Refractor
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Focal Length 805mm
Focal Ratio f/7
Viewfinder None
Eyepiece(s) None
Focuser Mechanism 2.5" Dual Rack & Pinion, 10:1 Fine Focuser
Dovetail Vixen-Style
Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) Yes
Control Panel 12v Power, HBX, Aux1, ST-4 Autoguider Port, DEC, Electronic Focuser, Illuminated Reticle
Power Source 12v DC, 5 Amp Power Supply (Optional)
Assembled Product Weight 46.3 lbs.

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