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Meade 14" f/8 ACF OTA with UHTC - 1408-80-01 - NEAF Demo - SOLD

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SKU: CNP-MEA-1408-80-01

Meade NEAF 2019 Demo - Save Big!

This 14" f/8 ACF OTA with UHTC is from the Meade booth at the NEAF Astronomy Show, to be held in Mahwah, New Jersey on April 6-7, 2019. It will be shipped to the show from the manufacturer as a new item, unpacked, shown to the crowd over the weekend, and then repacked and sold to High Point. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you buy this product:

  • We assume all NEAF 2019 demos will have an Excellent condition rating. Each item will be inspected upon arrival at our warehouse, and if the condition isn’t as expected, we will notify the customer before we ship to give them a chance to cancel or negotiate.
  • All NEAF 2019 Demo items come with a full manufacturer’s warranty.
  • DELIVERY: This item will NOT ship until April 11th or 12th since it will be busy being admired by NEAF goers or be in transit until then. You will receive a confirmation email when your purchase ships, just like always.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to issues beyond our control, customers will not be allowed to pick up their NEAF demo purchases at the show. No exceptions. If you have any questions, give us a call, send us an email or start a chat. Thanks.

Meade 14" (f/8) Optical Tube Assembly with ACF Optics

  • Meade 14" f/8 optical tube is faster and sharper based on the award winning ACF (Advanced Coma-Free) optical design

  • High contrast, tack sharp views across the entire field.

  • An internal Crayford-style two speed micro focuser makes focusing easy and precise

  • Mirror lock is includes with 14" & 16" models

  • Included in the package is Losmandy mounting rail, radius blocks, and a one year manufacturer warranty

The Meade 14" f/8 optical tube is faster and sharper with the award-winning ACF (Advanced Coma-Free) optical design. Exposure times are significantly shortened at only f/8. Crisp images from edge to edge are provided with a high contrast baffling. In addition to this crystal clear view, two speeds of control at a 10:1 ratio are enabled with an internal micro focuser. A primary mirror lock is included for increased image stability.

Included in the package is a Losmandy-style dovetail rail that is precision machined and paired to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks delivering rock-steady observing.