Meade 16" Permanent Equatorial Pier

MSRP: $2,999.99 Please see your local authorized reseller for pricing and availability.

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  • A pier designed for rigid and permanent mounting in an observatory
  • Engineered to minimize vibrations
  • Custom latitude angle built for your location
  • Standard height is 39.5", but height can be custom modified
  • Compatible with the 16" LX200 and LX600
Item #: 07006

Where To Buy?

  • Woodland Hills Camera & Telescopes
  • Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
  • High Point Scientific
  • Mile High Astronomy
  • Astroshop.eu
  • The Binocular & Telescope Shop
  • Khan Scope
  • First Light Optics

This steel telescope pier offers an astoundingly rigid, permanently mounted installation engineered to minimize vibration. Observing latitude specified by user to the nearest 0.5 degree. Strong enough to carry the weight of the 16" LX200 and LX600 with any and all accessories including piggybacked telescopes. The standard height of the pier is 39.5", as measured from the bottom side of the base flange up to the top angled corner of the vertical section (see drawing for details). This height can be altered for an additional fee.

For permanent installations only — must be bolted to a solid foundation. Due to the custom build of this product we require the latitude of where it will be mounted to within 0.5 degree. We will contact you directly to obtain this information to provide to the factory. Any desired height modifications should be addressed at this time as well. Weight is approximately 225 pounds and ships on a pallet.

Designed and manufactured in North America.

Warranty:
Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.
Polar-axis scope
Not available
Weight, fully assembled
225.0 lbs.
Warranty
Two year