Meade 12" LightBridge Truss-Tube Dobsonian DeluxeMeade is proud to announce the new lines of high quality Truss-Tube Dobsonians that include advanced features and are priced to compete with ordinary entry-level Dobsonians. These unique lightweight large-aperture telescopes break down and set up in minutes. They will fit in just about any sized car which means you can take one of these "light buckets" to any dark sky location with ease. These are premium quality instruments, all of which include a red dot finder, a 2" Crayford style machined aluminum focuser with 1.25" adapter and a built-in primary mirror cooling fan. MEADE LIGHTBRIDGE Truss Tube Dobsonian telescopes Features: Diffraction Limited Optics: Meade optics consistently outperform telescopes of similar and larger aperture. Consumers know that Meade Optics Inside means that what they see through our telescopes will be views that are detailed, crisp and full of contrast. Meade Optical Coatings: Aluminum Coatings with magnesium fluoride over coat provides bright images full of detail.
New Anti-reflective Coatings on Trusses and Castings2" Crayford-Style Machined Aluminum Focuser With 1.25" Adapter: Smooth precise focusing is achieved with this classic design. A unique focus tension knob and focus lock design gives complete control over focus. Steel RA Roller Bearings deluxe model only: Roller bearings make movements smooth and effortless. 26mm QX Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece deluxe model only: This premium eyepiece has a 2" barrel, and boasts a whopping 70 degrees Apparent Field of View 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece standard model only: This is a Premium 4-element 1.25" eyepiece with a stunning 52 degree Apparent Field of View. Red Dot Finder standard model only: Red dot finder makes locating objects quick and easy. Advanced Four-Reticle Red Dot Viewfinder deluxe model only: Four reticles and varying brightness controls allow this deluxe finder to adjust to your observing needs. Built-In Primary Mirror Cooling Fan: Bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly and efficiently with the battery powered cooling fan. The fan is mounted to the rear of the vented primary mirror cell for fast cool down. Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software