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

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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.

Description
Description

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.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 1408-80-01
Telescope Series Meade Optical Tube Assemblies
Focal Ratio f/8
Optical Design Meade ACF
Telescope Aperture 355.6mm (14")
Telescope Mount Type No Mount - OTA Only
Type of Electronics OTA Only - No Electronics
Focal Length (mm) 2845
Optical Coatings UHTC
Focuser Style Crayford/Crayford Style
Focuser Size Internal Focuser with 2" Rear Cell Adapter
Focuser Speed Dual Speed
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 63
Warranty Meade 1 Year
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Meade 14" f/8 ACF Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope OTA with Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Losmandy-Style Dovetail Rail
  • Ultra Stable Radius Blocks
  • Dust Covers
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