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dazcaz
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Meade Starnavigator 102

Post by dazcaz »

I've just seen one of the above in Costco for about 130 quid +VAT.
Anyone got one? Any reviews?
A 4" refractor on a goto mount for no money at all and it has Meade on the side of it... It also speaks to you :)

What's this scope like?
My scopes are all Skywatchers, An 8" newt and a 5" Mak.
I'd like a refractor, just to have one, but I don't want to throw 150 quid away on a toy.

I have searched everywhere and cannot find a review. There's not much info out there and it's not listed on the Meade website.
Apparently it was introduced in September.

TIA

Darren
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Post by David Frydman »

Although I don't know I would think a 4inch Meade would be good.
Perhaps somebody else has used one.

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Post by Brian »

Looks to be a larger version of the Ds2090 refractor on computerised alt/az, with the addition of "Starbook " audio commentary.

Although it's Meade, new, and probably the same OG as the SW 102 , it's already being discounted worldwide. I wouldn't want to be the first to buy one. I'd wait until someone else has found out if the new system works well or not :wink:

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