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|MEADE - 14" f/8 LX600-ACF GoTo w/UHTC StarLock|
LX600™-ACF 14 inch aperture f/8 Advanced Coma-Free telescope with StarLock™
This 14" LX600 has 14" diameter f/8 ACF optics (focal length 2845mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. The redesigned mirror mounting system achieves zero image shift and includes an internal Crayford style focuser with two speed, 7:1 reduction control that allows for quick and easy adjustments.
Includes StarLock- the revolutionary new technology that makes target acquisition on your imaging sensor and accurate guiding during exposures completely automatic.
The 14" LX600-ACF comes fully equipped with AutoStar II keypad with 145,000 object library, Meade 1.25" diagonal, 26mm Super Plossl eyepiece and 8x50 viewfinder with quick release bracket.
Power panel includes the following ports: 12V input, 12V output, illuminated reticle, handbox, RS-232 x1, StarLock, Aux, and Focuser.
Meade Microfocuser compatible, Microfocuser item #07080 sold separately.
Clear Aperture 14"
Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical Coatings UHTC™
Focal Length: 2845mm
Focal Ratio: f/8
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.326 arc-seconds
Oversized Primary Mirror: Yes
Viewfinder: 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece: 26mm Series 4000™ Super Plössl
Focuser Mechanism: Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift, dual speed 7:1 focuser
Diagonal: 1.25" diagonal prism
Mount Type: Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine; removable
Hand Controller: AutoStar® II
Object Database: 145,000 objects
Pointing Precision: (High-Precision Mode) 1 arc-minute (+/-)
Periodic Error Correction: Both Axes
Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC): Yes
Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock:< 1 arc-second
Slow Motion Controls: Mechanical & Electronic
Slew Speeds: RA and Dec: 0.01x to1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments.
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
Control Panel: 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 1 computer connection port (RS232), 1 StarLock port, 1 Aux guide port
Tripod Giant Field Tripod
Power (Optional) 12v DC, 5 amp Meade Universal Power Supply.
Batteries (User-Supplied) 8 x C cells
Electronic Focuser: Optional
Smart Mount™ Yes
Smart Drive™ Yes
Anti-vibration Pads: Included
1 x 14" f/8 LX600-ACF w/UHTC and StarLock (w/o Tripod)
1 x Giant Field Tripod
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