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Many Meade telescope manuals are available here: http://www.meade.com/support/manuals/ . There are several models in the LX200 series. The manual for the LX200-ACF is here: http://www.meade.com/downloads/dl/file/id/11/product/0/lx200_acf_manual.pdf . There is also a model LX200-R; the manual for this model is at http://www.meade.com/downloads/dl/file/id/13/product/0/lx200_r_manual.pdf . I don't see anything about a model with both the ACF and R features in this series.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Meade Optics | Answered on Feb 15, 2017


Have you tried the manufacturer's website or support services ?

Meade Optics | Answered on Jun 20, 2016


I suspect that what you have is a combination of two problems:
1. you are very far out of focus,
and
2. you have too much magnification.

Here's what I would do.

Point your scopt at some distant trees. Use your lowest power eyepiece, and run the focus all the way from one end to the other. At some point, you should see the tree leaves....

Meade Optics | Answered on Nov 16, 2015


Two lenses. The ETX 60 is a achromatic reflector

Meade Optics | Answered on Jun 04, 2015


I actually have the same series as you and I am missing a cord its the aux cord it says and its the shape as a land line phone outlet just bigger but I looked at my local Kmart,radio shak They looked at me like I was crazy lol
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Meade Optics | Answered on May 07, 2015


I had this problem after a repair and was told to unconnect all boards and then reconnect them. Amazingly it worked and is worth a try. If this does not cure your "runaway dec" , call Tony Castanza at the Astronomy Shoppe in NH. He fixed my LX200 and may have some suggestions. If your Dec motor resistors need tuning I'm guessing he can do it.

Meade Optics | Answered on Mar 15, 2015

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