Meade Series 5000 Auxiliary Equipment Mounting System - Meade Three Pound OTA Counterweight
Meade introduces a system of dovetail rings, bases and counter weights that are designed to mount guide scopes, wide field refractors or other equipment on all LX200 and LX90 Series telescopes. This includes LX200 Classic, LX200R, LX200GPS, LX90GPS and the original LX90. These accessories allow the amateur to realize the full potential of the LX200 and LX90 telescopes for advanced observing and astrophotography with a wide variety of auxiliary instruments.
Precision milled from 6061-T6 Aircraft Grade Aluminum, all joining surfaces are either precision chamfered or filleted to eliminate sharp corners and edges. Parts are inspected; hand de-burred and grained to achieve a smooth finish. Aluminum components are then carefully anodized black, and include stainless steel mounting hardware. Designed and precision manufactured in the USA, the Meade Series 5000 Auxiliary Equipment Mounting System should be your first choice when mounting accessories to your LX200 and LX90 series telescope.
Meade Series 5000 Auxiliary Equipment Mounting System Features...
- Dovetail Bases for OTA sizes of 7”, 8”, 10”, 12”, 14” and 16” attach using existing, threaded holes; mounting is simple and quick. Mount surfaces are machined with corresponding radiuses then pocket milled to decrease weight and increase rigidity. Dovetail plates are sized to mate to major brand
- Rings are offered in 90mm, 108mm, 125mm and 160mm diameters, which accommodate the wide range of scopes currently available. Precision, six-point mounting includes white colored Delrin® tips that protect the auxiliary scope’s surface from unsightly marring.
- Counter weight system mounts to the bottom of the OTA, includes dedicated dovetail plate and two (2) 3lb counterweights.
Meade Product Number: 07930