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Over the years, ETX Series telescopes have provided novice astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The ETX 90 Observer continues that legacy. Starting your astronomy journey with the ETX 90 is an excellent choice. Take advantage of 90mm of aperture to enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX 90 Observer and tripod at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the carrying case and durable tripod bag. The ETX 90 Observer fully equips the modern explorer with a sophisticated, automated and portable telescope. Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and large 30,000 object database. It’s a perfect scope to accompany you during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Exploring and night-sky stargazing is made fun, easy and educational. With the ETX 90, you’ll see planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae at the push of a button. The legacy of the ETX Series continues. The ETX90 Observer has a Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design for pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation at high magnifications. The Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) give maximum light transmission, ensuring the brightest images and the highest contrast. It has a flip mirror included to let light focus to the rear of the telescope (instead of the mirror reflecting the light 90 degrees to the eyepiece), allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope (adapters not included). The ETX90 Observer comes with a bubble Level/Compass to make sure your tripod and mount are level. Includes a portable but extremely stable full size steel tripod, and comes with an equatorial tilt plate, allowing for polar alignment which is critical for long exposure astrophotography. Also includes a hard carry case for the mount/optical tube and accessories, and a tripod bag for the tripod.
The Pumpkin that could not find Vega, Altair, or the Seven Sisters. The ETX-90 that couldn’t find its star.
Have had a rather large, complicated Meade telescope for years and decided to get a smaller simpler one for impromptu, quick observing sessions. Bought the ETX 125 and right out of the box I knew it had a problem. Something rattled around inside the telescope as you moved it. Couldn’t see anything through it at all. Turns out the small mirror that directs the light up through the eyepiece had come loose. It’s held on with sticky tape. Called Meade and after numerous calls and emails and a months time I got a replacement scope. The included compass is stuck so it can’t find north and one of the alt az locking knobs is bent over. It’s obvious that Meade’s quality has gone downhill sharply.
Excellent telescope. Been a Meade user for over 20 years. For what this scope is designed for, namely the moon and planets, it excels. For deep sky objects such as clusters, galaxies and nebula it does a decent job. For portability, it excels again. My only caveat with the scope is there is no carry case built for it. I was able to find one and it fits very well, providing you keep the foam insert that the scope ships in. I used the case, Sterilite 18429001 Footlocker, found here on amazon. If you are looking for a very well designed starter scope that will aid you in finding sky objects, with a fair amount of aperture, that is extremely portable and easy to set up. Then this is your scope.
This is a great scope. Beats the Monkey Wards (refractor) I got as a kid in the early 70's. This is not rocket science but it will take some study and patience to get it out of the case and usable. Always, ALWAYS have 6 fresh AA batteries available for the scope proper, and an extra CR 2032 battery for the finder scope. Since this is not something most people are not going to use every night, practicing using it during the day will reduce the learning curve. The AutoStar audio dialog was extremely annoying, had to turn it off in the controller. The tripod is rock sold.
I bought the ETX-125 because it seemed to be very portable. I have to use the telescope at remote locations because of the neighbors lights and the sky glow of the city makes it not user friendly at my home location and I thought portability was a major factor. A big mistake.
Surprisingly good optics for the price point. Solid views of Saturn and Jupiter, both with pinpoint clear moons, on the first night out of the box. Even with the tripod lashed on the front of the pack, the whole operation is super lightweight and yet low vibration compared to others I've used in this price class.
Mine would not correctly 'GOTO' unless I set the autostar to an ETX80. Apparently there are several versions of the ETX90 over the years and the firmware for this model is incorrect. The fault is known amongst stargazing forums as is the workaround. I contacted the UK Meade supplier of the fault/fix. They took the issue to Meade USA. The consensus is that Meade are slow to fix or won't fix this product in the time before my 'return window' expires so I returned mine for refund. Its a shame as the optics/auto track and its portability is exactly what I want.
If you want a very good telescope this is the one and has two eye pieces
its a good telescope, not easy to track stars though
Tiene una falla en al computadora que hace difícil usarlo, hsta que investigando en línea encontré como hacer que funcionara, pero no de la manera en que se espera, sino utilizando un modelo diferente en la computadora del telescopio para que pudiera apuntar correctamente.
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