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                            MEADE LX200-12"











Takahashi FS-102NS 







Manufacturer: Meade Instruments Corporation
Model: LX200
Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric
Clear Aperture: 305mm (12")
Primary Mirror Diameter: 314.3mm (12.375")
Focal Length: 3048mm (120")
Focal Ratio: f/10
Resolution: .375 arc sec
Sec. Mirror Obstruction: 4.0" (11.1%)
Telescope Mounting: Fork-Type Double Tine
RA Motor Drive System:

9-speed, microprocessor controlled, 12V DC servo motor, worm gear w/ smart drive

DEC Control System: 9-speed, DC servo controlled, worm gear w/ drift software
Motor Drive Gear diam.: 5-3/4" worm gear
Tripod: Giant field tripod and equatorial super wedge
Hand Controller: GO-TO controller, high precision pointing, 64340-object onboard celestial software library



Manufacturer: Lazer Optic
Optical Design: Newton Reflector
Primary Mirror Diameter: 114mm (4.5")
Focal Length: 900mm
Focal Ratio: f/9
Telescope Mounting: Equatorial
RA Motor Drive System:  
DEC Control System: Manual
Tripod: Wooden


Manufacturer: Takahashi
Model: FS-102NS
Optical Design: Fluorite Apochromat Refractor
Lens Diameter: 102mm
Focal Length: 820mm
Focal Ratio: f/8
Resolution: 1.14 arc sec
Main tube diameter: 156mm
Main tube length: 790mm
Main tube weight: 4.8kg
Finder scope: 7x50 6.3" w/ iluminated finder
Focuser: 10:1 microfocuser
Acessories: Camera angle rotator


Meade Giant Field Tripod

Manufacturer: Meade Instruments Corporation

FOR SALE : 400 




 Philips Toucam Pro PCVC 740k

Modified Webcam


Canon Digital Camera 


SBIG STL-11000M Camera
Front Cover
SBIG STL-11000 Front
Rear Cover
SBIG STL-11000M Back

Internal Filter Wheel

Internal Filter Wheel 

CCD and Shutter

SBIG STL-11000M CCD and Shutter 
Heat Exchanger and Power
Heat Exchanger & Supply 

SBIG Cooling System

SBIG Cooling System

Manufacturer: Philips
Image Sensor: Sony ICX098AK

Sensor Type:

Interline CCD

Image Size:

Diagonal 4.5mm (type 1/4)

Number of Pixels:

692(H) x 504 (V) aprox. 350k pixels

Chip Size:

4.60mm (H) x 3.97mm (V)

Unit cell size:

5.6m (H) x 5.6m (V)
Integrated lens: 6mm, F2.0
Illumination: <1 lux
Max Output resolut.: 640 (H) x 480 (H)
Frame rate (640x480): up to 30 fps

Type (QCUIAG std): SC1.2
Cooling: Air flow (cooler master)
Exposure time: Software controllable
Amplifier: On or off (software controllable)
Integrated lens: none
Others: (as for original camera above)

Manufacturer: Canon
International naming: US: Canon Rebel Digital
Japan: Canon Kiss Digital
Elsewhere: Canon EOS 300D
Image Sensor: Single plate color CMOS
Effective pixels: 6.3 million
Effective sensor size: 22.7 x 15.1 mm
Pixel size: 7.4 m
Color filter system: RGB primary color filter
IR-cut low-pass filter: Located in front of the imaging element
Interface: USB V1.1
Body Dimensions(WxHxD): 142 x 99 x 72.4mm
Body weight: 560g
Manufacturer: SBIG - Santa Barbara Instrument Group
  ( Diffraction Limited)
  CCD Specifications 
Imaging CCD  Kodak Enhanced KAI-11000M 
Pixel Array  4008 x 2745 pixels, 36 x 24.7 mm 
Total Pixels  11 million 
Pixel Size  9 x 9 microns 
Full Well Capacity(NABG)  50,000 e- 
Dark Current  1.5 e-/pixel/sec @ o degrees C
Antiblooming  ABG only 
Shutter  Electromechanical 
Exposure  0.01 to 3600 seconds, 10ms resolution 
Correlated Dbl Sampling Yes 
A/D Converter  16 bits 
A/D Gain  0.8e/ADU 
Read Noise  11e RMS 
Binning Modes  1 x 1, 2 x 2, 3 x 3 
Full Frame Download 26 seconds 
Cooling - standard  Two-Stage Thermoelectric, Water Assist, -50 C from Ambient Typical 
Temperature Regulation  0.1C 
Power  10 - 18VDC, 12VDC nominal, Universal AC to 12VDC desktop supply 
Computer Interface  USB 1.1 
Computer Compatibility  Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Me/XP 
Guiding  Dual CCD Self-Guiding Standard, Remote Guiding Head Optional 
Dimensions  6.5 x 6 x 3.5 (16.5 x 15.2x8.9cm) 
Weight  4 pounds (1.8 Kg) without filters 
Internal Filter Carousel  5 positions for 48mm threaded cells or 2 unmounted filters (optional) 
Mounting  2 nosepiece included
Backfocus  Approximately 1.7 inches (~4.3 cm) with 2" nosepiece attached 
Quantum Efficiency
(Spectral Response 
SBIG STL11000M Quantum Efficiency 



Focuser Unit





Hartmann Mask





Dew Removal System





Power Supply Unit





Dew Cap













Collimation Piece









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