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Meade ETX-LS 6 in f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/UHTC 0610-03-12
$1,399.00
Code: ME-TS-ETXLS-0610-03-12-EE
MPN: 0610-03-12
UPC: 709942353068
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Meade ETX-LS 6 in (f/10) Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/UHTC Product Info

Meade ETX-LS 6 in (f/10) Advanced SchmidtCassegrain (SC) Telescopes w/UHTC uses advanced technologies like GPS, LNT and ECLIPS CCD imaging to do what no other consumer telescope has done before: take all the hassle out of using a tele scope. Simply flip the switch and the Meade telescopes from ETX-LS automatically aligns itself. Astronomer Inside then takes you on a guided multimedia tour of the best objects in your sky. The new aluminum mount of telescopes by Meade is lightweight and portable, yet has a rigid structure with precision worm-gear drives for the ultimate in tracking and pointing accuracy.

Meade takes out all the hassles and puts in all the fun with the all-new ETX-LS telescope featuring LightSwitch technology. Now it's fast and easy to perform all start-up functions with just a flip of the switch. The revolutionary LightSwitch technology automatically delivers telescope location, time, date, orientation and alignment with the sky - all with a single touch. And thanks to Meade 's exclusive Advanced Coma-Free optics, you see it all in stunning Ritchey- Chretien-like clarity. And with the Astronomer Inside comprehensive multi-media content, you experience the universe in a way you never have before. In short, the Meade telescopes incorporate everything you've come to expect from Meade, the undisputed leader in innovation and quality.

Meade 's patented automatic self-alignment system - just one touch and it does all of the work for you. No stars to center. No bearings to take. No time or location to enter. Just flip the switch, and the Integrated Sensor Module in combination with the ECLIPS(Electronically Controlled Locate Identify Position System) CCD imager delivers all the information necessary to automatically align your Meade telescope for fast, accurate, hassle-free viewing. All at the flip of a switch.

Astronomer Inside gives you fun and informative audio descriptions of over 500 objects while you view them in the eyepiece - or experience the whole dazzling multi-media presentation on an attached video monitor - complete with audio, video, still images and text.

The built-in ECLIPS CCD lets you capture images of your favorite celestial wonders and display them in real-time or save them to an SD card, with no external computer needed. You can even connect and control another DSI CCD camera and view images on an external monitor or save the images to the SD card or an external computer. Either way, you can start astro-imaging on your first night out!

Specifications for Meade ETX LS SC 6 in Telescope w/UHTC:

Aperture: 152mm (3.52in).
Focal Length: 1524mm.
OPTICAL SYSTEM:
Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain (SC)
Primary Mirror Material: Pyrex Glass
Focal Length, Focal Ratio: 1524mm, f/10
Optical Coatings: Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (arc seconds): 0.76
Limiting Visual Stellar Magnitude: 14
MOUNT:
Mount Type: Aluminum Single-Arm Fork Altazimuth
Drives: 4.875 inches precision worm-gear
Power: 8 "C" cell batteries or AC adapter
Battery Life: 3 to 5 hours
Tripod: New Adjustable-height Steel Leg Tripod
ELECTRONICS:
Controller Hand Box: AutoStar III
Processor: 400 Megahertz Blackfin
Memory: 256 Megabytes of NAND Flash
Storage: Micro SD Card (user supplied)
Input/Output: USB 2.0
Speaker: Built in Mount
Connections: USB, AutoStar Hand Box, 12v Power In,
Electric: Focuser, Audio Out, Video Out

Features of Meade (f/10) Schmidt-Cassegrain ETXLS 6in Telescope w/UHTC:

  • Content - Descriptions of the Planets, Moon, Stars, Clusters, Nebulae, Galaxies and More
  • Audio - Over 4 Hours Featuring the Voice of Sandy Wood From "Star Date"
  • Video - 30 Minutes of Movies and Animations Plus Hundreds of Still Images

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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Amazing by Legacy Reviewer, June 16, 2013
My experience with the telescope has being amazing and with Optics Planet Fantastic!! The scope really does what its supposed to do! Find objects are really easy by its built-in catalogue and the best of Night tour is really amazing!!! The optics is...
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Most Recent Review Fully Automated Go-To Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, August 19, 2011
Good Optics & Mount. Good Go-To Function. The initial lock to GPS Satellite will take at least 10 minutes, which manual GPS coordinate will be better choice Pros: Good Optics, Good Mount Cons: Slow Initial Alignment Process
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