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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.


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

      4.0 It's pretty much the only choice.


      Strong Construction,Compact



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