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Meade 8 inch Equatorial Wedge with LX90 Adapter Plate 07002-1
Code: ME-TA-07002-1
MPN: 07002-1
UPC: 709942000115
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Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge with LX90 Adapter Plate 07002-1 Product Info

Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge with LX90 Adapter Plate 07002-1 consists of a standard Meade equatorial wedge, plus an Adapter Plate to accomodate Meade LX90 drive base. 8" Meade Equatorial Wedge 07002-1 allows mounting Meade LX 90 Telescope in a polar mode on the scope tripod for long exposure deep space astrophotography (which is otherwise not possible when the scope in its default altazimuth mode).

Meade 8 inch Equatorial Wedge comes with a deluxe latitude adjuster and azimuth fine adjuster for precise polar alignment. Also includes no tool knobs for easy assembly of the Meade Wedge to the tripod and the scope to the wedge, plus a compass for faster aligning on the pole. Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge is made of die cast aluminum.

Meade Adapter Plate is for those who already have a wedge from another Meade scope (LX10, LX50, 2080, LX200, etc.) that they want to use with Meade LX90 Telescope.

Features of Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge:

  • Allows for long-exposure astrophotography without effects of field rotation in photos
  • Fits most Meade 8" Schmidt-Cassegrains
  • Attaches between telescope and adjustable field tripod

Package Contents:

  • Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge with LX90 Adapter Plate 07002-1:
  • Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge
  • Adapter Plate

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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Standar wedge by Legacy Reviewer, July 24, 2007
Need some minor modification fro latitudes like mine 6 degrees north Pros: Very useful for astrophotograpy Cons: none
4/4 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Equatorial Wedge Adapter by Legacy Reviewer, January 7, 2011
You must be able to reason out the assembly as the instructions are worthless. Spacer tube comes installed in wrong place. Nothing tells you that but it won't assemble unless you figure out where it should be. Meade needs to address assembly instr...
2/2 found this helpful
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