JMI Telescopes NGT-12.5" Reflector Telescope

JMI Telescopes NGT-12.5" Reflector Telescope

JMI Telescopes NGT-12.5" Reflector Telescope

B&H # JMNGT125 MFR # NGT12.5
JMI Telescopes NGT-12.5" Reflector Telescope

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  • 12.5" f/4.5 Open Truss Newtonian
  • Split-Ring Equatorial Mount
  • Rotating Nose Assembly
  • Built-In Azimuth Adjusting Plate
  • Removable Ring Assembly
  • Dual Control Drive Corrector
  • CCD Autoguider Compatible
  • Adjustable Focal Point
  • NGC-microMAX Computer
  • Battery and AC Power
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This JMI NGT-12.5" f/4.5 Reflector Telescope is an open truss Newtonian design that gathers lots of light in a package that is supremely portable. The NGT-12.5 weighs only 120 pounds with the heaviest single component being 40 pounds, so you can easily pack the entire system into the trunk of a small car and drive to where skies and sightlines are the darkest & longest.

The JMI NGT-12.5" features a Split-Ring Equatorial Mount, with a rotating nose assembly, built-in Azimuth adjusting plate, and a removable ring assembly. The telescope also has dual control drive correctors, adjustable focal point, and is CCD autoguider compatible. The included NGC-microMAX computer has digital setting circles with a 245-object database, that is upgradeable. You will enjoy watching the heavens with the included EV-2n focuser, and there are many focusers you can upgrade to. The system can be powered with AC or DC power with the included wall transformer or the car cigarette lighter adapter.

12.5" f/4.5 Open Truss Newtonian design
Split-ring equatorial mount
Rotating nose assembly
Built-in azimuth adjusting plate for easier polar alignment
Compact size
Fast one-man assembly
Removable ring assembly allows greater disassembly with the largest component weighing 40 lbs.
Sidereal, Lunar, Solar and King tracking rates with both Northern and Southern hemisphere operation
Dual control drive corrector with 0.3x, 0.5x, 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x correction
NGC-microMAX Computer digital setting circles
CCD autoguider compatible
Adjustable focal point
Snap-fit Serrurier truss rods
Battery and AC power
In the Box
JMI Telescopes NGT-12.5" Reflector Telescope
  • Equatorial Split-Ring Mount
  • EV-2n Focuser
  • 8 x 50 Finderscope
  • Piggy-Back Camera Mount
  • Off-Axis Counterweight
  • Sliding Counterweights
  • Integrated Optical Encoders
  • NGC-microMAX Computer
  • Primary Mirror Dust Cover
  • 110vAC/ 60Hz or 220vAC/ 50Hz (specify) Wall Transformer
  • 12vDC Cigarette Lighter Adapter
  • 1-Year Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects
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    Optical Design Newtonian reflector
    Optical Lens Diameter 12.5" (317.5mm)
    Focal Length 56.25" (1428.75mm)
    Focal Ratio f/4.5
    Maximum Useful Magnification 500x under best conditions
    Resolving Power Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Optical Tube Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Mount Type Equatorial split-ring
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 2" (includes adapter accepting 1.25" eyepieces)
    Finderscope 8 x 50 Finderscope
    Tripod None
    Motor RA and deck motor
    GO-TO Capability No
    PC Compatible Yes
    Power Source 110vAC/ 60Hz or 220vAC/ 50Hz (specify) wall transformer
    12vDC cigarette lighter adapter
    Weight 120 lbs (54.43kg)
    Heaviest single component is 40 lbs (18kg)

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