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Meade 10" LX200 GPS Collimation

Started by buzzman, 09/11/2006 11:25AM
Posted 09/11/2006 11:25AM Opening Post
Could someone tell me where I could find instructions on how to collimate my 10" LX200? Do I need a collimator and if so who makes a decent one for a resonable price? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Bob
Posted 09/11/2006 11:37AM | Edited 09/11/2006 11:49AM #1
Robert, pages 44-45-46 of the Scope manual will tell you how...

http://www.meade.com/manuals/TelescopeManuals/LXseries/LX200GPS_manual.pdf

And no, you don't need any special tools... just a lot of patience. (I would recommend getting a set of Bob's Knobs to replace the original secondary screws... Just the thought of an allen wrench close to the Corrector Plate makes me nervous... )


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