24 January 2020

"This is really amazing technology, and it sets the LX600 apart from any other fork-mounted telescope on the market, bar none. In a nutshell, every time you slew the LX600 to a new target, StarLock automatically acquires a suitable guide star and begins guiding the telescope accurately enough for astrophotography."

06 November 2019

"My biggest surprise was how much I enjoyed using this small scope visually. While there’s no such thing as an all-purpose telescope, this excellent instrument was as close to that as any telescope I’ve used in a long time."

18 September 2019

The Meade premium optics stood out once again with the reviewer stating that “optically in our visual test of the field of view it was pin sharp across the whole view”.

31 July 2019

The acclaimed DSI camera series is back, and its more advanced than ever. Equipped with a 16MP Panasonic CMOS image sensor, regulated two-stage thermo-electric cooler, and 3.8μm pixels, the new DSI-IV is the ideal camera for all your astrophotography pursuits.

06 June 2019

We test-drive Meade’s latest computer-controlled catadioptric reflector. Meade’s freshly minted LX65 8-inch telescope certainly has extras. It boasts Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, a computerized GoTo mount with motorized tracking, capacity for two telescopes and Meade’s AudioStar control system software, which offers brief “Astronomer Inside” recorded voice descriptions of chosen celestial objects.

27 May 2019

The LX65 series from Meade Instruments provides amateur astronomers with (1) a simple-to-use and portable deep sky visual observation rig and (2) a budget-friendly way to pursue planetary/lunar astrophotography.

08 February 2019

Can this mount’s full-time automatic autoguiding make everyone a deep-sky astrophotographer? There are more active deep-sky astrophotographers today than ever before.

Beginner telescopes

The StarNavigator NG 102 is simple to use, portable and packed with features including GoTo functionality.

Larger aperture computerised telescope for newcomers to visual astronomy. Features AudioStar GoTo conroller with speech.

Computerised telescope with AudioStar handbox control and speech. Its sharp optics make it ideal for planetary observation.

Portable telescopes

Starting your astronomy journey with an ETX 80 is the perfect choice. Take your 80mm lens and enjoy close-up views of land and celestial objects anytime, anywhere.

Enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX 90 Observer and tripod at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the carrying case and durable tripod bag.

The extremely popular ETX125 takes mobile astronomy to the next level. This large 127mm aperture and 1900mm (f/15) focal length marry the portability of the ETX with Meade’s premium optics.

Solar telescopes

The world's most popular telescope to observe the Sun. This 40mm diameter highly portable dedicated solar telescope features completly internal non-removable and student safe solar filtering optics with a 1.0 angstrom hydrogen-alpha (Ha) bandpass for great surface detail.

Features external 60mm “True” H-a etalon filter giving higher contrast views, darker backgrounds, sharper features, and higher contrast.

Equipped with 90mm external hydrogen – alpha (H-a) filter. This is a single-stacked (<0.7 Angstrom) bandpasses model with a 15mm blocking filter.

Intermediate telescopes

Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, additional fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets.

Advanced Coma-Free (ACF™) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields.

Award-winning powerhouse telescope. Meade's patented automatic self-alignment system aligns with just one touch of the power switch. Just flip the switch and walk away.

Astrophotography telescopes

4-element petzval optical design with FPL 53 ED optical glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness.

Fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars.

Includes StarLock dual imager integrated full time guider, ultra precision pointing and assisted drift alignment.

Advanced telescopes

Combining a sophisticated level of performance, quality, features, Meade’s legendary optics, the LX90 ACF™ is a favourite among astronomers.

AutoStar® II computer system with 145,000 object-library, high precision pointing capability, primary mirror lock and more.

Includes StarLock - the revolutionary new technology that makes target acquisition on your imaging sensor and accurate guiding during exposures completely automatic.