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Meade LXD55 AR-5 vs LOMO 133.5

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Meade LXD55 AR-5 vs LOMO 133.5

Postby opticsplanet.com on Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:16 pm

Looking at Meade LXD55 AR-5 versus Astele 133.5 LOMO. The computer with the former seems great. Is there an erecting prism for the LDX55? How much?

Any comments on selecting one or the other?
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:17 pm

The Meade does not come with an erect image diagonal, but our LOMO erect image diagonal, http://www.opticsplanet.com/12545degdiag.html will work just fine

As far as the merits of the two scopes, both are good buys. Expect the Meade to offer slightly better contast, but the LOMO is more portable and easier to set up because of its smaller size. Both are excellent scopes.
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