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Meade LX80 10" F/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA)

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Meade LX80 SC-10 OTA (optical tube assembly). This 10" SC Schmidt-Cassegrain model includes the Meade 10" (254mm) f/10 optical tube with industry leading Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) achieving 15% better light transmission than standard coatings, thermally stable oversized primary mirror, and water-white glass corrector plate unlike the inferior plate glass used by some other telescope manufacturers. The result is a spectacular viewing experience not available on competitors' SC telescopes.

Asso includes a Vixen-style mounting rail, a Meade Series 4000 26mm eyepiece, an 8x50 viewfinder with quick release dovetail mount, and a quality 1.25" Diagonal Prism. Compatible with all Meade and other brand 1.25” barrel size eyepieces including Series 4000 and Series 5000.

Please note: Meade does not usually sell this OTA by itself. This is from an LX80 telescope + mount package from our stock in which the mount was sold separately.

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4.0 (Based on 1 Reviews) 100% of reviewers recommended this product.
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      Review by litebkt of Mariposa, CA.
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      Jan 6, 2011

      4.0 It's pretty much the only choice.

      Pros:

      Strong Construction,Compact

      Cons:

      Comments:

      This is pretty much the only choice for reticle eyepieces and for finder scopes. And it is only available here. I did purchase another brand a while back that had a flashing feature but it was big, bulky, and broke after first use.

      It would be nice for these things to turn off automatically after a few hours of non use. I just can't seem to remember to turn them off and I'm always replacing batteries.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.com

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      Specifications

      Telescope Aperture 10" (254mm)
      Manufacturer Meade
      Telescope Aperture 8.1in - 10in
      Telescope Series Meade LX80