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Meade - Series 6000 80mm f/6 ED TRIPLET APO Refractor OTA


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Meade 80mm ED Triplet APO Refractor #0306-00-05. For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can beat a true triple-element Apochromatic Refractor (APO). Includes dual speed Crayford focuser with 10:1 gear reduction, 2" diagonal, aluminum cradle rings with dovetail, and hard carry case. Meade Series 5000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available optically at any price.

  • Series 6000 80mm Triplet APO f/6 - 480mm focal length
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics

  • Vixen-style mounting plate

  • 2" Series 5000 Enhanced 99% Reflectivity Diagonal

Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness as well as near zero detectable chromatic aberration or "color fringing".

Diameter is 3.1" with a focal length of 480mm, f/6. Features a super precise dual speed 2" Crayford focuser with 10:1 gear reduction for ultra fine focus control. Standard equipment also includes a Meade Series 5000 2" diagonal with 99% reflectivity and an aluminum hard carry case to protect your investment when not in use. Also includes aluminum cradle ring assembly with dovetail compatible with many commercially available mounts. Eyepieces sold separately.

Product carries full one year Meade limited factory warranty.

Product Series

All ED Triplet APO Optical Tube Assemblies include 3-Element Fully Multi-Coated Apochromatic Objective Lenses with Advanced FK61 (115mm & 130mm) or FPL53 (80mm) extra-low dispersion glass, 10:1 dual speed Crayford Focusers, Sliding Dew Shield, 2" Series 5000 Enhanced 99% Reflectivity Slip-fit Diagonal, Aluminum Cradle Rings with Mounting Dovetail and Hard Case.

Additional Information

Name Meade - Series 6000 80mm f/6 ED TRIPLET APO Refractor OTA
Manufacturer Meade
Model MEA-0306-00-05
UPC 709942360202
Manufacturer Part No MEA-0306-00-05
Telescope Aperture 3.1" - 4"
Aperture 3.1"
Dew shield Yes
Dovetail Compatibility Vixen-style
Focal Length 480mm
Focal Ratio f/6
Focuser 2" Dual Speed Crayford Focuser
Focus System Crayford-style 2 inch, zero image-shift, dual speed 10:1 focuser
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Optical Design Apochromatic Refractor
Star Diagonal Series 5000™ 2" Dielectric Diagonal