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Average Ratings
Overall rating
3.4 / 5
Easy To Set Up 3.4 / 5
Usability 3.4 / 5
Features 3.2 / 5
Value for your money 4.0 / 5
Meets expectations 3.4 / 5

Meade Autostar Suite and Lunar Planetary Imager (LPI) Package - 04520 Reviews - Reviews from 1 to 5 out of 5

LPI - okay but don't use VISTA

Product Ratings:
Overall rating:
3 / 5
Easy To Set Up:2 / 5
Features:3 / 5
Meets expectations:3 / 5
Usability:3 / 5
Value for your money:3 / 5

Author: Steve (verified customer) , Amateur Astromomer; Professional Political Scientist/Socio-Cultural Modeler, from WIlliamsburg, VA on Mar 19, 2009
Pros:  good planetary imager
Cons:  does not work well with vista
Would recommend:  yes

Steve wrote:

Works well ...better if using XP ...have not tried on Mac yet but probably will go that route if possible ...

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Meade Autostar Suite and Lunar Planetary Imager

Product Ratings:
Overall rating:
3 / 5
Easy To Set Up:5 / 5
Features:3 / 5
Meets expectations:3 / 5
Usability:4 / 5
Value for your money:5 / 5

Author: krizio2000 (verified customer) from italy on Jan 11, 2009
Would recommend:  yes

krizio2000 wrote:

the Meade Autostar Suite and Lunar Planetary Imager work fine!

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Customers that found this review helpful: 1   not helpful: 0

Beginer

Product Ratings:
Overall rating:
5 / 5
Easy To Set Up:3 / 5
Features:4 / 5
Meets expectations:4 / 5
Usability:4 / 5
Value for your money:5 / 5

Author: Joey (verified customer) , First Telescope owned, from MA on Feb 29, 2008
Pros:  Great Picture
Cons:  Short cable
Would recommend:  yes

Joey wrote:

First Telescope ever owned.Thought I would buy the camera so all could see.Great success. joe

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Customers that found this review helpful: 4   not helpful: 2

Meade Autostar Suite and Lunar Planetary Imager (LPI) Package - 04520

Product Ratings:
Overall rating:
4 / 5
Easy To Set Up:5 / 5
Features:4 / 5
Meets expectations:5 / 5
Usability:4 / 5
Value for your money:5 / 5

Author: Charlie Thomas from Chicago,IL on Aug 10, 2007
Would recommend:  yes

Charlie Thomas wrote:

This is a very easy product to install. It took a little while, but when it started working, it worked great. Highly recommended!

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Customers that found this review helpful: 7   not helpful: 4

Meade AutoStar Suite and Lunar Planitary Imager

Product Ratings:
Overall rating:
2 / 5
Easy To Set Up:2 / 5
Features:2 / 5
Meets expectations:2 / 5
Usability:2 / 5
Value for your money:2 / 5

Author: MKLewis (verified customer) , I am a full time software engineer working on image processing software. I am a former Navy pilot and budding astronomer. While I donít have extensive experience with the telescope I have some experience with celestial navigation and operating observati, from Bonita, CA on Aug 9, 2007
Pros:  Inexpensive
Cons:  Hard to use, poor software, short USB cale
Would recommend:  no

MKLewis wrote:

The Meade AutoStar Suite & LPI is the first product I have purchased from Meade I was disappointed in. The LPI drivers are not MS certified and MS issues a warning on installation. The software does install and work, but the warning is disconcerting. I found the AutoStar suite very difficult to use. The planetarium feature is not particularly intuitive or easy to use. The Imaging software is absolutely counter-intuitive and very problematic to use. It is difficult to focus the image on the LPI and the magic eye focuser only seems to work when it feels like it. I could not figure out how to have the software stack multiple images for image enhancement and I write image production software for a living. The LPI has a very short USB Cable that means the laptop has to be very close to the telescope. It made positioning all of the components difficult and seemed it could have been easily avoided with a slightly longer cable. I found my experience with the Meade LPI & AutoStar software ...
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