so which meade focal reducer would you guys suggest for using on an etx 125 with a dsi? Reduces the telescope's focal ratio by a factor of 0.63: f/10 telescopes are converted to f/6.3. Regards, Kevin. Back to top #6 cyimri cyimri. I have received a couple of reports that a bad batch of focal reducers was shipped last year. Vostok 1. I've read in some post that there at least 2 generations of Meade F/6.3 reducers … Telescopes Under £200; Telescopes £200-£500 When I bought my Meade 10" ACF second hand, it came with a meade focal reducer/field flattener.. And can anyone give advice on which to get (6.3 or 3.3)? I had focus problems with the Meade focal reducer on the 8" LX90-ACF as well. It was provided as an "evaluation unit". Can't bring 10" LX90 ACF to focus with F6.3 Focal Reducer - posted in Meade Computerized Telescopes: Has anyone had a problem focusing with a Meade f6.3 focal reducer. OPT provided the two SCT Focal Reducers for this comparison. the f6.3 focal redcuer or the f 3.3 ccd reducer? I will be returning the Meade focal reducer to OPT. Telescopes By Price. Back to top #5 kmjk kmjk. Sputnik. Posts: 38; Joined: 22 Aug 2005; Posted 29 August 2005 - 12:17 AM. Would it work with the DSX-125 as well? Are there any alternatives out there? Reduces the telescope’s focal ratio by a factor of 0.63: f/10 telescopes are converted to f/6.3. I had planned to use the focal reducers with my LXD75-8"SC but the day I picked up the Meade focal reducer was the same day I discovered that the telescope and almost all my accessories had been stolen.My testing has been delayed until just recently when I received a new 8" LX90-ACF. meade focal reducers for telescopes. An important advancement in high-resolution focal reduction systems, the Meade 4-element, multi-coated f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Field Flattener threads on to the rear cell of any LX90, LX200 or other Schmidt-Cassegrain model and is typically used with an Off-Axis Guider or T-Adapter. I'm now trying to get the correct light train including the reducer, a FLO OAG and a DSLR EOS 500D. Hi, I want to buy a focal reducer for my Meade LX90 8 to get better DSO viewing. Telescopes. I have a 10 LX90 ACF telescope for which I added the Meade f6.3 reducer on the rear cell, and I have not been able to bring the scope to focus. I have looked at various outlets at the cost for Meade F6.3 and F3.3 reducers which are quite expensive. Perhaps mine is one of that batch. An important advancement in high-resolution focal reduction systems, the Meade 4-element, multi-coated f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Field Flattener threads on to the rear cell of any LX90, LX200 or other Schmidt-Cassegrain model and is typically used with an Off-Axis Guider or T-Adapter.