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LX200 Upgrade?

Postby hssonu@bellsouth.net on Sat Nov 15, 2008 11:08 pm

I just pulled my old (classic) 10" Meade LX200 out of storage. I would like to know if it is possible to upgrade it to the new GPS/autoalign standard by purchasing a new alti mount rather than spending 4 grand for a whole new scope?
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Postby Jne_K on Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:59 am

Hi

Sorry, no. Meade does not offer the mount or the computer as an upgrade. Items not offered to dealers to sell to customers.
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Just a thought

Postby astroeric on Mon Nov 17, 2008 11:47 pm

The 10" is still a nice scope you could pull it off the fork mount and go w a nice up to date g/eq mount with a differnt system ...just a thought :idea:
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Postby Jne_K on Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:40 am

Hi

Unless it already has a dovetail, you will also need to find mount rings and a dovetail plate. Rings we do not carry. Sorry
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