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Comments about Meade LXD75 SN-10AT Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope with AutoStar:
This telescope is everything that they say it is. Being used to Newtonians, this one gives superior images of stars due to the corrector plate: the objects are sharply defined. I purchased this in place of a Schmidt-cassegrain, as it does the same job at a far lower price. The UHTC optics are an excellent addition: I now get exceptional images of faint objects such as the fainter nebula, even in my light polluted neighborhood. The mount is rugged and solid, and I am currently using this 'scope for basic astrophotography and the drive is smooth and accurate. The illuminated polar alignment finder is very useful as it makes polar alignment quick and easy. I use the Meade AutoStar suite to control the telescope remotely. It is connected to my Windows Vista workstation inside the house via a serial link. Setup was easy. The focuser is smooth, although I have added a different focuser that has a built-in motor. I have also added a Telrad finder. [...] Set up was quick (i did not neglect to study the small manual!) and I was collimating and testing it in no time. I do enjoy this excellent telescope. The reason I got it here is because this is the best price I found, ([...] Thanks!
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