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The LX800’s unique feature is its automatic StarLock full-time guiding system built around a 25-mm f/1 lens and an 80-mm f/5 refractor each fitted with a permanently focused ½-inch-format CMOS detector. The system finds your target, locks onto a guide star, and automatically begins autoguiding the mount each time you move to a different target. In addition, the StarLock system assists with drift alignment of the mount without the need for a separate computer. The LX800 is also available paired with Meade’s new 10-, 12-, and 14-inch f/8 Advanced-Coma Free optical tube assemblies featuring zero image-shift internal Crayford-style focusers. See Meade’s website for many additional details.
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