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Old 21-07-2007, 12:12 AM
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Meade DSI Pro

Hi All,

Optcorp is offering a meade DSI pro with coloured filter wheel for 229 USD, this is a special price probably because it is being discontinued.

At this price is it worth buying, it's less than half the RRP australian price?

http://www.optcorp.com/product.aspx?...9-320-445-6761

What do you guys think?
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Old 21-07-2007, 02:00 AM
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Hi,
It's a very attractive price, but I don't think Meade allows them to ship overseas...
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Old 21-07-2007, 06:07 AM
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Hi Jules,

I have bought a fair few things from OPT and once got a second hand meade illuminated reticle, so i am hoping they will ship.

I am not sure it is worth it though as the actual pixel count is not that high and i am not sure if 'drizzle' will work on my nexstar 11.

Anyone have any ideas on this?
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Old 09-08-2007, 12:52 PM
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As US Meade distributors will only ship to an American address, then this
is possibility for Australians.

Astro Optical Supplies have a special which saves $AUD480 on the Meade DSI Pro (without colour filters)

http://www.astro-optical.com.au/DSIProSpecial.html



Margaret
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Old 09-08-2007, 01:40 PM
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Seem to be a lot of bargains around. Bintel have the Meade DSI for $AU149, DSI Pro for $189, or DSI Pro with filters for $309. Lots of US dealers have the DSI Pro for under $US100, apparently in advance of release of new models. Time to buy?!

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