Perfect for daytime observing and night-sky stargazing, the Meade ETX80-RT Observer Achromatic Refractor Telescope has a high-quality 80mm lens that allows you to view planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae with the push of a button. It features an AudioStar hand box controller, multi-coated optics, a flip mirror for attaching a camera, and an achromatic design to reduce optical aberrations.
Key Features: Meade ETX80-RT Observer Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
- 80mm f/5 Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with 400mm focal length
- AudioStar hand box with over 30,000 objects in its database & a built-in speaker
- Removable optical tube assembly (OTA), allowing the user to take the scope off of the fork mount for customisation
- Includes two 1.25 inch Super Plössl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x) & 9.7mm (41x), and an internal flip-function 2x Barlow lens to double the magnifying power of each eyepiece
- Comes with a backpack that fits the telescope/mount and accessories, tripod, 45-degree roof prism, dew shield, bubble level/compass, and software DVD
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- Clear Aperture: 80mm
- Optical Design: Achromatic Refractor
- Optical Coatings: Multi-Coated
- Focal Length: 400mm
- Focal Ratio: f/5
- Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit): 1.45 arc-seconds
- Viewfinder: Red Dot
- Eyepiece(s): 1.25 inch Super Plössl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x) and 9.7mm (41x)
- Dovetail: Vixen-Style
- Mount Type: Fork type; double-tine
- Hand Controller: AudioStar
- Object Database: 30,000 objects
- Tripod: Full Size Steel Tripod with EQ tilt plate
- Time Chip: Yes
- Assembled Product Weight: 5.3kg
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|Focal Length (mm)
|Focal Ratio (f/)
||2x Eyepieces, Red-Dot Finder, 90 Degree Diagonal, Tripod, Case
|Magnification with Supplied Eyepiece (x)
||Computerised Go To
||Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
Buy Now Pay Later
With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £13.66
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.