Meade DS 2000 Model

Meade DS 2000 Series Features

The Meade DS 2000 series of telescopes is aimed at the beginner astronomer. They provide a great introduction for young and old into the world of star-gazing.

There are three telescopes in the range

  • DS-2080AT-LNT - a 3.1 inch altazimuth refractor
  • DS-2114ATS-LNT - a 4.5 inch altazimuth reflector
  • DS-2130ATS-LNT - a 5.1 inch altazimuth reflector

Each of these options sports the following features

  • A fully GoTo telescope
  • New generation II DS-2000 mount
  • New advanced field tripod for a solid observing platform
  • Oversized declination lock knob with fast locking grip
  • Enhanced SmartFinder with multi-coated optics
  • Details
  • Specs
  • Reviews
  • Two Premium 1.25" Super Plossl Eyepieces
  • SmartFinder
  • AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition
  • Assembles in Minutes
  • AutoStar Controller
Optical DesignRefractorReflectorReflector
Optical Diameter80 mm114 mm130 mm
Focal Length; f/ratio800mm, f/101000mm; f/8.81000mm, f/7.7
Mounting TypeAltazimuth, DS-2000 mount
ViewfinderRed Dot with LNT
TripodAluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray
Eyepiece (1.25")SP9.7mm, SP26mm
SoftwareAutoStar Suite Astronomy Edition PC-compatible DVD

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