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Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces

Item# MEAD228
 
5.0

(44 Ratings)

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1. Focal Length Size:
14mm - 1.25 Inch Format
5.5mm - 1.25 Inch Format
20mm - 2 Inch Format

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  • Ultra Wide 82-degree apparent field-of-view
  • Premium grade optical glass
  • Multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission
  • Adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguards

Description

Meade Series 5000 UWA Eyepieces 

 

The right eyepiece can make or break any telescope. After all, why squint through a pinhole when you can linger on a dramatic view of the universe and examine every detail. Meade series 5000 Eyepieces offer revolutionary advances in resolution, image correction, and eye-relief at irresistible prices. If you think they look good on the outside, wait until you see the heavens through one.

 

Representing the ultimate in eyepiece design and technology, the new six and seven-element Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle eyepieces deliver extremely high resolution, contrast, and full-field sharpness over an astounding 82-degree apparent field-of-view. Only the highest-quality materials were selected to create these extraordinary eyepieces. The designs required several different types of exotic glass in order to achieve the highest-level of optical performance. Looking through a Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle eyepiece is the next best thing to actually being there.

 

  • Ultra Wide 82-degree apparent field-of-view
  • Premium grade optical glass
  • Individually tuned, multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission
  • Lens edges and all internal metal surfaces are blackened to maximize image contrast
  • Parfocal - little or no refocusing required when switching eyepieces
  • Long eye-relief
  • Adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguards

Shipping Restrictions:
Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

Dimensions & Specifications

Warranty

1 Year

Brand

Meade

Telescope Eyepiece Series

Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Eyepieces

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Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces
 
4.8

(based on 44 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (28)
  • Great optics (25)
  • Easy to use (20)
  • Good padding (13)
  • Widely compatible adapter (6)

Cons

  • Heavy (7)

Best Uses

  • Astronomy (35)
  • Terrestrial viewing (6)
  • Bright conditions (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (21), Avid adventurer (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Reviewed by 44 customers

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4.0

Nice 14mm eyepiece

By Daniel

from Florida

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Padding
  • Great Optics
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy

    Comments about Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces:

    Great crispness on Jupiter, start looks nice and sharp; double stars are not easily split; handles nice, eye relief is great; field of view is very nice too. I look forward to more use with this.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Very impressed

    By Michael

    from Frederick, MD

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Optics
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy

    Comments about Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces:

    This review is for the 14 mm eyepiece. This is the first time I have had a wide field eyepiece and it was an impressive improvement over the conventional eyepieces that I have used. I can't compare it to the more expensive wide-fields since I am not going to invest $300 to $500 for same, but for the price, this eyepiece is great. I look forward to receiving two more that I have ordered

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would recomend these lenses to anyone!

    By phil

    from Palm Coast, FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Padding
    • Great Optics
    • Strong Construction
    • Widely Compatible Adapter

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Bright Conditions

      Comments about Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces:

      I purchased the 14mm 5000 ultra wide angle lens, hands down the best
      1.25 lens I have ever looked through.
      The price is amazing after using the lens I could not believe
      Thats all I paid for it .
      All I can say if there is anyone new to using telescopes or
      have been using them for a long time,if you are looking for
      Outstanding telescope optics but cant afford televue prices
      Meade is the only way to go.........

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      About the Meade 20mm 5000 UWA eyepieces.

      By Lonn

      from MUNCIE,IN

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Padding
      • Great Optics
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Terrestrial Viewing

        Comments about Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces:

        This is an awesome eyepiece for the price 2inch is definitely where its at! It features focus right on the eyepiece itself amazing. This works so well on the moon in fact so good you need a filter to protect your eye. Highly recommend if you are debating this item don't hesitate click cart buy it wow awesome!!!!!!!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome service!

        By David

        from WALTHAM,MA

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Padding
        • Great Optics
        • Strong Construction
        • Widely Compatible Adapter

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy

          Comments about Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepieces:

          The eyepiece arrived 3 days after ordering. It was packaged well and arrived exactly when they said it would. I look forward to ordering more items from Telescopes.com.

          I used the eyepiece the other night and it was very good. Good flat field, edge to edge, performed well. I was quite surpised at its performance, a portal to space!

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          • No

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          Customer Q & A

          Q1: I have a Meade DS-2080AT-LNT. What would work better for me, the Meade Series 5000 14mm Ultrawide with a Meade 2x Ultra TX TeleXtender or the Meade Series 5000 6.7mm Ultrawide? I am looking to get the best combination of magnification and image quality.

          A: The Meade Series 5000 6.7mm is going to provide the more magnification than a 14mm with a 2x teleXtender. We recommend using a 6.7mm or 5mm eyepiece to reach your telescope's maximum magnification while keeping the image crisp and defined.

          Q2: How long is the eye-relief on the 6.7mm eyepiece?

          A: The 6.7mm Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle Telescope Eyepiece has 14.8mm of eye relief.

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