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Meade Series 6000 70mm ED Quadruplet
Wide Field Imaging
To order this item outside mainland Britain or Highlands & Islands, please contact us.
Meade Series 6000 ED 70mm Quadruplet
  • Optical Design: ED Qudruplet refractor
  • Aperture: 70mm
  • Focal Length: 350mm (f/5)
  • FPL 53 ED glass
  • Image circle: 42mm
  • Dual speed 2.5" Rack-and-Pinion focuser
  • Aluminium Hard Carry Case
  • Meade SKU: 261000
  • 1 year UK warranty
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Meade Series 6000 70mm ED Quadruplet
Package includes:
  • Meade Series 6000 70mm ED Quadruplet optical tube.
  • Dual speed 2.5" focuser.
  • Mounting rings and dovetail bar.
  • Aluminium hard carry case.
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty.
  • OFFER: Please refer to the right hand column on this page.
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MED261000 £ 1320.00 £ 0.00
Meade Series 6000 Astrograph
User Manual (PDF)
Meade & Coronado
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Outline
Meade Series 6000 70mm Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor. For crisp wide field imaging, nothing can beat a true quadruplet-element Apochromatic Refractor (APO). Meade Series 6000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available optically at any price.

This impressive 70mm, f/5 refractor has a focal length of 350mm, making it ideal for advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated quadruplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extremely low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness as well as near zero detectable chromatic aberration or "colour fringing". The fully illuminated image circle is 42mm and will cover a 35mm full frame sensor.

Features a super precise dual speed 2.5" Rack and Pinion focuser with 10:1 gear reduction for ultra fine focus control. Standard equipment also includes a fully extendable dew shield and an aluminum hard carry case to protect your investment when not in use. Includes adapters for 48mm and 42mm standardized T-thread. Also includes aluminum front dust cover for objective lens.

Product carries full one year Meade limited factory warranty.

Note: This refractor is an astrograph built for photographic purposes and cannot be used visually.

Meade Series 6000 ED APO Models
Model 70mm ED
Quadruplet
80mm ED
Triplet
115mm ED
Triplet
130mm ED
Triplet
Product Code 261000 261001 261002 261003
Aperture 70mm (3.1") 80mm (3.1") 115mm (4.5") 130mm (5.1")
Focal Length 350mm 480mm 805mm 910mm
Focal Ratio f/5 f/6 f/7 f/7
Optical Elements 4 3 3 3
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated Fully Multi-Coated Fully Multi-Coated Fully Multi-Coated
Resolving Power Dawes' Limit TBC 1.4478 1.007 0.890954
Focuser 2.5" Dual Speed Rack & Pinion, Zero Image-Shift, Dual Speed 10:1 Focuser
Dovetail Vixen-style Vixen-style Vixen-style Vixen-style
Dewshield yes yes yes yes
Carry Case Aluminium hard carry and storage case
Optional Field Flattener not applicable 2" x0.8 Reducer / Corrector
(SKU: 661000)
3" x0.8 Reducer / Corrector
(SKU: 661001)
Star Diagonal optional optional optional optional
Viewfinder optional optional optional optional
Warranty 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Assembeld Weight 2.04 kg (4.5 lbs) 3.2 kg (6.9 lbs) 5.6 kg (12.2 lbs) 8.03 kg (17.7 lbs)
Assembled Dimensions 31.12cm x 11.43cm x 14cm
(12.25" x 4.5" x 5.5")
40cm x 11.5cm x 15.3cm
(15.5" x 4.5" x 6")
75cm x 13.4cm x 13.4cm
(29.5" x 5.25" x 5.25")
84.6cm x 15.5cm x 15.5cm
(33.3" x 6.1" x 6.1")
Meade Series 6000 ED APO models.

Notice
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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The new Opticstar DS-616C XL+ deep-sky CCD is the successor to the popular DS-616C XL that earned the annual star product award back in 2013. It maintains all the features of the original model as well as other improvements.


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The Opticstar DS-616C XL deep-sky CCD camera has earned the annual star product award from Astronomy, the world's best-selling astronomy magazine. Read about it in the September 2013 issue.

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