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Telescopes · Binoculars · Microscopes

Meade Pictor XT-Series CCD Autoguider/Imagers
User's Guide: Models 208XT, 216XT, 416XT, 1616XT
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IMPORTANT NOTICE! Never use a telescope or spotting scope to look at the Sun! Observing the Sun, even for the shortest fraction of a second, will cause irreversible damage to your eye as well as physical damage to the telescope or spotting scope itself.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a CLASS B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions contained in this manual, may cause harmful interference to radio and television communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio of television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

* Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

* Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.

* Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that of the receiver.

* Consult the dealer or an experienced audio television technician.

NOTE: Connecting this device to peripheral devices that do not comply with CLASS B requirements or using an unshielded peripheral data cable could also result in harmful interference to radio or television reception.

The user is cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.

To ensure that the use of this product does not contribute to interference, it is necessary to use shielded I/O cables.

Meade Software License Agreement

PictorView, (hereinafter referred to as the software) and its accompanying documentation are provided as a license. Each person or entity who purchases one copy of the software receives one license to the software.

The purchaser is authorized to:

1) Install and use the software on a single computer.

2) Install the software on a second computer such as a laptop or portable if there is no possibility of both copies being in use at the same time.

3) Make one (1) set of backup copies of the install diskettes and manuals.

4) Sell or transfer the software to another person or entity. This transfers the license to the new person or entity and the original purchaser must transfer or destroy all diskettes, documentation, any installed copies of the software, and any backup copies on any media.

The purchaser may NOT:

1) Use the software on more than one computer at a time. If the software is installed on a network, no two users may simultaneously access the software.

2) Rent, lease, or make available for hire any copy of the software or documentation.

3) Make the software or documentation available in any format whatsoever, including but not limited to electronic (BBS's, the Internet, and similar sources), electromagnetic media (including but not limited to floppy disks, tape drives, and similar devices), and any other form of distribution.

4) Make or retain any copies of the software except as provided above.

Warranty: The software and documentation are subject to and covered by the Meade Limited Warranty described above.

Installing the software implies acceptance of this agreement. If you do not accept these terms, return the uninstalled diskettes and manuals, and destroy any copies.

Note: Software piracy is a FEDERAL crime that can carry severe penalties, including fines, prison terms, and a criminal record. Also, software piracy can drive the cost of developing software up several hundred percent. We have endeavored to develop a fair and reasonable license agreement, so that our users can get the maximum benefit from the software without the need to violate these terms.

Manufacturer is Meade Instruments Corporation, 6001 Oak Canyon, Irvine, California 92620.

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