- 8″ f/10 Advanced Coma-Free Optics – 2000mm focal length
- Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
- AudioStarTM handbox with speaker and Astronomer InsideTM
- Built-in GPS
- Altazimuth Mound and Standard Field Tripod
The patented Meade Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offers the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields greatly desired by discerning amateur astronomers, astrophotographers and professional observatories alike. This system also reduces the astigmatism and eliminates the diffraction spikes found in classical Ritchey-Chrétien designs. No competing Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope can make those claims. The LX90 is available in three aperture sizes: 8″, 10″ and 12″, with f/10 ACF optical system and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. Electronics include the advanced Meade AudioStarTM computer system with over 30,000 object library, multiple guided tours, High Precision Pointing capability, and Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction. Precise and quick star alignment is done near effortlessly with an incorporated 16 channel genuine Sony GPS receiver. The AudioStarTM is flash-updatable via free downloads at Meade.com (optional cable required). The LX90 comes fully equipped with a heavy duty height adjustable Meade Field Tripod, 1.25″ diagonal prism, Series 4000 26mm 5-Element Plössl eyepiece, and Meade AutoStar® Suite Astronomer Edition Software for PC and an 8×50 optical viewfinder with quick release bracket. Scope weight is 15kg (33 lbs) with 8.6kg (19 lbs) tripod. Ships in 2 boxes. Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.