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Meade lx200 10

  1. May 14, 2010 #1

    Chronos

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    meade lx200 10"

    Trying to put together ccd scope. Is Meade LX200 10" a good deal for $1200?
     
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  3. May 14, 2010 #2

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    Re: meade lx200 10"

    For just the OTA, I assume? New or used?

    My C11 was $2000 new.
     
  4. May 15, 2010 #3

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    Re: meade lx200 10"

    Scope sold for 1575, included cge mount. aarg.
     
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  5. May 15, 2010 #4

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    Re: meade lx200 10"

    Wow, that's incredible.
     
  6. May 23, 2010 #5

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    Re: meade lx200 10"

    Looking at LXD75-10AT f/4 schmidt-newtonian. Appears well suited for CCD and attractively priced [$1400]. Any opinions on these?
     
  7. Jun 2, 2010 #6

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    Re: meade lx200 10"

    Schmidt-Newtonians are HEAVY. You may need a beefy mount to handle it for photography. That mount (LXD75) can carry up to 30 lb and the OTA weighs a little over that. I think it is right on the edge for visual and probably not suitable for pics.

    On a bigger mount you would love this scope, though.
     
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