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Unfortunately Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems for Meade Starfinder Telescopes is no longer carried by OpticsPlanet. You can also explore other items in the Telescope Accessories category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

These Meade Telescope Accessories have been discontinued and no longer available. Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems - the older generation of meade computers - have been replaced with the Meade Autostar Computer controller, which is available with the following Meade Telescopes: Also see our huge selection of other Meade Telescope Accessories and Telescope Accessories by different brands.

Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems for Meade Starfinder Telescopes Product Info

Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems are accessories for Meade Starfinder Reflecting Telescopes.

Meade Magellan I Computer Systemimage directs your manual motions of a Starfinder Dobsonian or Equatorial Meade Telescope to locate, in 10 to 15 seconds, any object in the sky, either by calling up an object from Meade Magellan-1 's database or by moving the telescope to known celestial coordinates (RA and Dec.).

Magellan 1 Meade Telescope Computer Controller 02012 database includes:

  • 7,840 NGC objects (the complete NGC catalog);
  • 4,093 Index Catalog objects;
  • 110 Messier objects;
  • 8 major planets from Mercury to Pluto, and more
  • 12,218 objects in total

Features of Meade Magellan I Telescope Computer Systems:

  • Hand controller/ display unit with red-backlighted LCD display (2-line x 16 alphanumeric characters)
  • RS-232 serial interface
  • 12,218-object computer database
  • 2-star alignment
  • Two Hewlett-Packard optical encoders
  • Flash memory permitting user reprogramming and software updating
  • Bracket for placement of the hand controller on the telescope tube
  • Attachment hardware and connection cords
  • Meade Magellan 1 02010: for Meade Starfinder Dobsonian 12.5" or 16" Telescopes
  • Magellan-1 02012: for Meade Starfinder Equatorial 16.00" Telescope

Meade Magellan II Telescope Computer System attaches to Meade Starfinder Equatorial 16" telescope and includes all of the Meade Magellan-I Computer Controller capabilities and features.

In addition Meade Magellan-II Telescope Computer System permits:

  • Four dual-axis drive speeds - 2x photo-guide
  • 8x image centering at high powers
  • 16x image centering at low powers
  • 32x microslewing - all of which are actuated through the MagellanII hand controller

Provided with the system are the required Declination motor assembly and tangent-arm hardware that enable electronic control of the telescope in Declination. With Meade Magellan 2 telescope Computer Hand Controller locating even the most obscure objects is fast and easy.

Features of Meade Magellan-II Telescope Computer System 02019 for Meade Starfinder Equatorial 16":

  • Keypad
  • Hand-controller with red-backlighted LCD display (2-line x 16 alphanumeric characters)
  • RS-232 serial interface
  • 12,218-object computer database
  • 2-star alignment
  • Four dual-axis speed rates (2x, 8x, 16x, and 32x sidereal)
  • Two Hewlett-Packard optical encoders
  • Electric Declination control system
  • Control panel
  • Bracket for placement of the hand controller on the telescope tube
  • Attachment hardware and connection cords

Package Contents:

  • Meade Magellan Telescope Computer System
  • Hand-controller with red-backlighted LCD display
  • Bracket for placement of the hand controller on the telescope tube

Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems for Meade Starfinder Telescopes Related Products

Meade Magellan Telescope Computer Systems for Meade Starfinder Telescopes Unorderable Models

Meade No 2010 Magellan I System, for Starfinder Dobsonian 12pt5 and 16 Telescopes 02010, MPN: 2010, Code: ME-TA-Magellan-02010
Meade No 2012 Magellan I System, for DC-powered Starfinder Equatorial 16 Telescopes 02012, MPN: 2012, Code: ME-TA-Magellan-02012
Meade No 2019 Magellan II System, for DC-powered Starfinder Equatorial 16 Telescopes 02019, MPN: 2019, Code: ME-TA-Magellan-02019

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