Question about Meade Telescope
Meade will NOT sell you a corrector plate. They will want the scope back. The corrector plate must be matched optically with the mirror. It is VERY expensive to make this repair, and may not be economical to do. Call Meade:
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
Try posting this question on the www.cloudynights.com FORUM, either in the REFLECTORS topic, and or ATM, Optics Topic.
Someone will answer you with the exact dimensions You can also post a Free Classified ad there -- a WANTED ad looking for the entire missing top section, Meade "may" also be willing to sell you this.
Posted on Mar 19, 2010
These parts are only available from Meade, or if you find an old scope on astromart.com that is being torn apart and sold as parts. You might find a replacement gasket at a well stocked hardware store--- maybe?
Meade customer service:
Posted on Aug 02, 2010
SOURCE: I need to replace
You have two choices.
1. Remove the mirrors and send them off to be recoated.
2. Buy a new primary mirror and a secondary mirror.
Here are some on line retailers:
Posted on Nov 02, 2010
You are NOT in focus. Turn the focus knob-- use the eyepiece with the largest number written on it until you learn how to focus. You can practice during the day time on a distant objects.
Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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