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Meade Tube Balancing Systems
Tube Balancing for LX90 and LX200 Series
To order this item outside mainland Britain or Highlands please contact us.
Meade Tube Balancing Systems.
  • Balancing systems for LX90 and LX200
  • Sets for:
    • 8" LX90/LX200
    • 10" LX90/LX200
    • 12" LX90/LX200
    • 14" LX200
    • 16" LX200
  • Each set includes:
    • One 1.36 kg (3 lb) weight
    • One 900 gram (2 lb) weight
    • One 450 gram (1 lb) weight
  • Additional 900 grams weights available
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Meade Tube Balancing Systems
Model / Description View in Showroom Order code Price inc VAT Shipping Dispatched witnin click button to purchase
Balancing System 8" ACF/SCT no MED07304 £ 196.00 £ 10.00 24 hours
Balancing System 10" ACF/SCT no MED07305 £ 196.00 £ 10.00 24 hours
Balancing System 12" ACF/SCT no MED07319 £ 196.00 £ 10.00 24 hours
Balancing System 14" ACF/SCT no MED07592 £ 208.00 £ 10.00 24 hours
Balancing System 16" ACF/SCT no MED07310 £ 208.00 £ 10.00 24 hours
Extra 900g Weight no MED07300 £ 48.00 £ 6.00 24 hours

Tube Balance Weight Systems for Meade ACF and Schmidt-Cassegrain models. Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope.

Meade Tube Balancing Systems
All components shown above are included.

Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Each set includes a single 1.36 kg (3 lb), single 900 gram (2 lb) and single 450 gram (1 lb) weight (total of 2.7 kg or 6 lb) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing.

Meade Tube Balancing Systems
All components shown above are included.

Additional 900 gram (two pound) weights available separately. For all LX90 and LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs.

Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

Additional weight.
Additional 900 gram weights are available separately.

Meade Tube Balancing Systems
All components shown above are included.

We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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