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How to set up a Meade telescope, model 293--without manual, how do the lenses get set up?

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Meade has all of their manuals on this web site:

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

You never said what is the NAME of the scope. Anyway find your telescope on this page and download a free manual.

The LARGER the number written on the eyepieces the LOWER the magnification. Start out with the eyepiece with the largest number written on it and practice focusing on a distant object during the day time.

Read my TIPS on my profile page.

Posted on May 06, 2010

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    Meade has NAMES for their scopes, like, ETX, LX, Jupiter, DS and so forth.

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Any manual for a 70mm (refractor?) style telescope will show you how to set this up. You never said what type of mount the scope is on-- Altitude-Azimuth, up down left right--- or an equatorial mount??

Anyway Meade has manuals for all of their telescopes available for free download. Go to the Meade site listed below and look under the REFRACTOR heading (or the 4.5 inch REFLECTOR) heading for one that is similar to your scope. They are all assembled and used in a similar fashion.

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

and look at my TIPS on my profile page-- and read this web site-- to learn about the types of telescopes and mounts:

http://texasastro.org/telescope.php

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Here are three manuals for your scope. One of them is your model:

http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Refractors/Meade70AZ_AR.pdf

http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Refractors/Meade%2070AZ-ADR.pdf

http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/Refractors/Meade%2070AZ-ADS.pdf

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Instruction manual parts guide meade 293 telescope


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Here is the Meade Customer service number and the page that shows all the Meade manuals:

http://www.meade.com/support/index.html

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

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http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

http://www.meade.com

Measure the hole. Eyepieces come in three sizes .965, 1.25, and 2 inch sizes.

You can also buy eyepieces from many on-line retailers here is one of them.
http://www.agenaastro.com/

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However Meade maintains a web site for all of it's telescopes that have manuals-- look around the Meade manual web site and find one that is similar to your scope-- and use it to learn about that style of telescope-- manuals are free for download.

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

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Sorry-

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