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Used Meade 10" f/10 LX200 GPS on Standard Field Tripod with custom-built dolly and wedge

SKU: U2401-CM-1010-60-03


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  • $999.95
  • Regular price $1,999.00

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This is a used Meade 10" LX200 with GPS from an estate.  It is an older model, approximately 12-15 or so years old, but is in very good condition.  

This includes the motorized electronic focuser, a 1.25" diagonal, 8x50 finderscope, and a 26mm Plossl eyepiece.  We have confirmed that the mount is operational. 

It also includes a custom-built dolly.  So, if you keep this in the garage or a shed, you can just wheel it out whenever you want to use it.  

We are including the wedge that came with this scope, but we do not have the bolts for it.  So, this would be a little project to get the correct-sized screws/bolts for this.  

If you've been wanting to move up in aperture, but at a discount, this is the scope for you've been waiting for.  This is a steal at half-off and won't last!  

This item cannot be shipped.  It is available for in-store pickup only.  

 

NOTE: The LX200 is a heavy instrument best suited to a permanent or portable observatory. We strongly recommend two able-bodied people to assemble these instruments.

  • 10" f/10 - 2500mm focal length
  • Standard Field Tripod
  • Electronic focuser
  • 26mm Plossl
  • 8x50 finderscope

 

This 10" LX200 GPS has 10” diameter f/10 optics (focal length 2540mm).  Features High Precision Pointing capability.  

The drive base of the telescope has multiple input and output ports including an RS-232 PC interface and jacks for a (user supplied) CCD Autoguider and illuminated reticle.

All LX200 GPS models feature the DC-servo driven super heavy duty double fork mount, the strongest and most rigid mount in its class. Fast slew speeds are from 1 to 8 degrees per second, and can be user selected at .1 degree per second increments, while fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in one one-hundredth increments. The mount and all electronics are internally powered by 8 (user supplied) C-cell batteries which will typically operate the telescope for around 20 hours (optional Meade Universal AC adapter also available). The mount additionally has mechanical locks and slow motion manual controls in both axis if for some reason you found yourself without power.

The LX200 GPS comes fully equipped with a heavy duty height adjustable Meade Field Tripod, 8x50 viewfinder.  Scope weight is about 70 pounds total.  

Series LX200 Telescopes
Warranty 1 Year
Experience Level Intermediate, Advanced
Clear Aperture 10"
Optical Coatings EMC
Focal Length 2,500mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.570 arc-seconds
Oversized Primary Mirror Yes
Mirror Lock No
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece(s) 26mm Plossl
Focuser Mechanism Single Speed Focuser; untested motorized focuser
Diagonal 1.25"
Hand Controller Version 3.21
Object Database 145,000 objects
Pointing Precision (High-Precision Mode) 1 arc-minute (+/-)
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, 2x computer connection ports (RS232), 1 Aux guide port
Tripod Standard Field Tripod
Power Source (Optional) 12v DC, 5 amp Meade Universal Power Supply
Batteries (User-Supplied) 8 x C cells
GPS Receiver Yes
True Level & North Sensors (LNT) No
Time Chip No
Electronic Focuser Included
Wedge Not included
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