MEADE SERIES 5000 80MM ED TRIPLET

July 30, 2019 posted by

Continued use of SGL indicates your acceptance of our cookie policy. I plan to mount piggyback on the lx90 and get a ‘just about ok’ tripod for travel purposes. Scope seems like a good one so I have decided to get the 80mm triplet for visual and maybe later try some photography at some point. It’s built to last and to be maintained, plus it tends to be under-valued on the used market because it’s considered old fashioned. I can’t answer for the other telescopes in the series, but I have an Ascension 80mm that is a clone of the Meade 80mm I think Explore Scientific made another clone and that telescope doesn’t show any CA at all. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. Tension knob and lock knob included. The focuser however is a very weak point. Posted October 14, It is no FSQ by a long margine but at the price it is pretty competative. There are Takahashi and TeleVue doublets that are far better than many triplets, too.

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Optical Design Refractor Aperture 3. Or sign in with one of these services. If all else were equal then it would be so but all else is not equal. It’s designed to deliver crisp wide-field viewing capability, and outstanding astrophotography performance. As a travel scope size wise 800mm think it would be perfect. This mounting bracket can also be secured to the existing dovetail on Meade’s LXD75 tripod without modification.

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In theory, yes but the Skywatcher ED doublet refractor has showed less CA than the Meade series triplet in a number of tests and in an example of the Meade that I compared with my ED too. Already have an account? There is a lot of competition, now, the in the 80mm market.

Sign up for a new account in our community. Posted October 11, The focuser however is a very weak point. Sign in Already have an account? I am also wondering if I should really be looking at a larger aperture doublet for visual. Register a new account.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I have no personal experience of smaller troplet so looking for views based on user experience whilst I still have my cash in my pocket. Or sign in trkplet one of these services Sign in with Facebook. Scope seems like a good one so I have decided to get the 80mm triplet for visual and maybe later try some photography at some point.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I plan to mount piggyback on the lx90 and get a ‘just about ok’ tripod for travel purposes.

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Tension esries and lock knob included. For visual richfield use and maybe to take it on trips family hols etc I have decided to get a smaller scope, probably a refractor.

The manual dual-speed focusing unit offers a As for quality of this scope,here is a reading material for you: However, if the price is right I’ll probably give this one a try. I had the Meade Triplet and liked it, especially for the price, but I don’t think it was any better than the SW doublet.

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Apo triplet 80mj always be better then ED and way better then acrho for both visual and photography.

Micrometer scale etched on draw tube. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. Be the first to review this item. Are you certain it’ll hold an 80mm? Product Highlights Apochromatic Refractor Aperture: I too have the Ascension 80mm 50000 which is basically a Meade series but with a double speed focuser. Sign in with Twitter.

I haven’t found this to be so.