Products
2,501 Brands 483 Categories All Departments

Product No Longer Available

Unfortunately Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501 is no longer carried by OpticsPlanet. You can also explore other items in the Telescopes category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

This model of Meade Telescopes is discontinued no longer available. Please take a look at our wide selection of other Meade Telescopes and Telescopes by different brands such as Bushnell, Celestron, Tasco, Konus and more on our site.

Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501 Product Info

The new Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope offers a high-performance equatorial mount, heavy-duty, all-metal field tripod and precision drive system. The LXD75 Achromatic Refractors are supplied with an upgraded 8x50 viewfinder, and the standard precision all-metal 1.25"/2" O.D. rack & pinion focuser. The refractors also have improved metal dew shields and heavier-duty objective cells. In addition, like the 6" refractor, this 5" telescope by Meade has had a system of collimation screws added to the main objective cell. You will be thoroughly impressed by the level of optics quality in Meade telescopes.

The stable Meade LXD75 German Equatorial Mount is designed for high-performance observing and astrophotography, the Meade LXD 75 Series sets a new Meade standard in their price class for sturdiness, precision operation and smoothness of movement. With the LXD-75, Meade engineers have created a virtually backlash-free equatorial mount incorporating heavy-duty castings and four high-precision stainless steel ball bearings in both RA and Dec axes. The reliable Meade LXD-75 drive system has enhanced precision alignment of the motor gear assembly for greatly reduced backlash and tracking smoothness.

Specifications for Meade LXD-75 AR 6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope:

Aperture:   6" (152mm)
Focal Ratio:   f/8
Focal Length:   1219mm
Viewfinder:   8 x 50
Hand Controller:   AutoStar

Features of Meade LXD75 AR 6 AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope:

  • 2" Focuser: Aluminum rack and pinion focuser allows the user to achieve a precise focus.
  • Eyepiece Holder: Accepts both 1.25" & 2" eyepieces. Allows use of all common telescope accessories and cameras.
  • 8x50 Achromatic Viewfinder: Easily locate and center deep-sky objects.
  • Supplied with an upgraded 8x50 viewfinder, and the standard precision all-metal 1.25"/2" O.D. rack & pinion focuser. The refractors also have improved metal dew shields and heavier-duty objective cells. In addition, like the 6" refractor, the 5" has had a system of collimation screws added to the main objective cell.
  • Sturdy Mount with Heavy-Duty Castings: Designed by Meade's engineers and manufactured for high-performance observing and astrophotography.
  • Shaft & Bearing System: The sturdy German Equatorial Mount is accurate and precise. The RA and Dec axes move effortlessly on four high-precision stainless steel ball bearings.
  • High-Precision Worm Gears: Located on both axes for smooth tracking and slewing.
  • High-Precision Pointing (HPP): For even more-precise pointing, use the HPP function. HPP puts objects in the center of the field-of-view, which allows you to confirm deep-sky objects at the faintest limits of the telescope's capability.
  • Periodic Error Correction: Corrects periodic errors on the RA axis over the course of one or more training periods, thereby minimizing guiding corrections during long-exposure photography.
  • 9-Speed Drive Controls: From a rapid slew rate of 4.5°/sec. to 1x sidereal - it's all controlled from the Autostar controller.
  • 3-Star Alignment: Ensures precise alignment while eliminating the need for a complicated optical/mechanical alignment process.
  • Heavy-Duty Tripod: Variable-height field tripod with spreader bar brace provides the stability and vibration damping required for visual observation and astrophotography.
  • Illuminated Polar Alignment Viewfinder: For quick, precise polar alignment.
  • Power Supply: Powered by 8 D-size batteries. Can also be powered by optional car cigarette lighter or AC wall adapter.

Package Contents:

  • Meade LXD 75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope

Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501 Related Products

Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501 Unorderable Models

Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501, MPN: 0608-75-01, UPC: 709942380156, Code: ME-TS-LXD75-06087501

Meade LXD75 AR-6AT 6" Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 06087501 Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review My favorite refractor by Legacy Reviewer, January 8, 2010
With a Minus V filter this scope rocks on planets. F ratio is long enough that you shouldn't need the filter on DSOs. Views blow both my 80mm APO and 102mm Achro away. LXD mount oes every bit as well as my CG5. Do buy the sfter market book on the LXD...
Read More...
6/6 found this helpful
Helpful Negative Review Mr. Limbo by Legacy Reviewer, May 25, 2009
After waiting 5 weeks for shipment the product had to be returned to Meade(after one week of use) due to a motor drive problem. Which if I'm lucky I might have it back sometime this year. I was warned about Meade products and I didn't listen. $1199...
Read More...
6/10 found this helpful
Read All 2 Reviews