Ed Thomas Deep Space Products www.deepspaceproducts.com
Meade 8" LX90 GPS on a CGEM Meade 10" LX200R on a MI-250 Takahashi FS-102 Orion ST120 ETX-125 De-Forked StellarVue SV80ED(Blue)and F50M2 Finder Scope SBIG ST-4000XCM, DSI ProII, DSI III
Tom Karpf (tkarpf) Vice President, Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford www.asgh.org
- Selsi 60mm f/13 Lunt 35mm Solar Scope Stellarvue SVR70ED
- Astronomy Technologies AT6RC Home-built Dobsonian with home-made mirror -
- 8" f/6.8 Unistar Deluxe on a surveyor's tripod
C9.25 on CGEM
OldSchool 6" Newt on ASGT
My Denk Binoviewer is worth more than my portable mount
Permanent backyard steel pier
Tried to buy a LX80, talked out of it by a Meade dealer!
Andrew buys mounts on based on my recommendations!
Celestron Nexstar 102GT & Vixen A80Mf (mounted on Meade LXD75 and iOptron CubePro 8200 respectively) Bresser Hunter 7x50, Meade Adventure 10x50
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
- Jared Willson
Quote:"Existing backorders will be converted to the new items." So, yes, whoever preordered (and paid, of course) for the LX800 should be getting LX850. This cannot be read differently - or they should fire their lawyers.
I lost count of my scopes. Now I just want mobility. I came, I saw, I bought some interesting accessories, and put names to faces: NEAF 2012, ASAE 2012, SWAP 2013, ASAE 2013.
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
8" GSO RC with CSL Moonlite FocuserTelevue TV60isLosmandy G11 with Gemini 2 (with Ovision upgrade)
SBIG STT-8300m with Self Guiding filter wheel
A wide assortment of lenses for my Canon.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Boren-Simon CF F2.8 Astrograph Meade 8" ACF Meade 5000 80mm Apo Moonlite Focuser upgrade 9x50 QHY5 Guider WO Binoviewers CGEM Hypertuned Astrotrac TT320X SBIG STF8300M SX CFW7 LRGB Ha OIII SII Canon Eos 1100D/T3 Modded,Canon 500D, Canon 7D DSS, BackyarEos, PS CS6, Noels Actions, Pixinsight, SkyXPro
Quote:So when is the LX80 going to get fixed?
Quote:So basically a LX850 is a LX800 that works? Hmm. Wouldn't have me rushing to buy a Meade.
Greenfield, Indiana USA
Deforked 1979 Orange C8, WO 66mm APO, 80mm f/7 refractor, Sears 60mm refractor, 80mm Orion short tube
Meade LX80 IOptron zEQ25
Quote:Quote:So basically a LX850 is a LX800 that works? Hmm. Wouldn't have me rushing to buy a Meade. Yes, but if the 850 works to the original specs it could be a very nice mount.
14" Meade LX850 80mm Meade 6000 ED APO 90mm Meade ETX 60mm Focal (First Telescope) Orion MiniGiant 9x63 Mallincam Xtreme EXview HAD Canon 5D Mark II Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Canon 24-105mm f/4L
Quote: Jason reported 5"-6" guided. But then he got mad when asked about testing to the spec and that was the end of the thread. -Rich