Saxon 804AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope Package


The saxon 80/400 AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope is an ultra portable, complete package that just works.  Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by customers, it offers exceptional value for money along with a proper non-yoke AZ3 mount.

This short-tube refractor telescope has wide field views, thanks to its achromatic objective lens of 80mm and focal length of 400mm. The Alt-Azimuth mount makes it easy to adjust and focus on your land and sky objects.

The saxon 804AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope ticks all the boxes on portability, cost and storage and makes a perfect addition to your home or office.


Saxon 804AZ3 SC Refractor Telescope

The Saxon 804AZ3 SC Refractor Telescope that comes with a tripod is an ideal choice of telescope for both land and sky observing.  The 804AZ3 features an aperture of 80mm and focal length of 400mm which provides sharp, clear images and allows a wide field of view, making it easy to naturally keep your target in the view field. When you do need to adjust it, you just move it up and down, left and right thanks to the simple to operate, light AZ3 mount.

This package comes with excellent eyepieces, and can be used for viewing during the night or day.  The correct image diagonal means that you can use it to observe land objects without them being upside down.  The telescope is light weight and easy to move in or out of doors, which means you will observe more frequently.  You’ll get a host of accessories to complement your viewing session – quality eyepieces, a finderscope and the erecting prism for terrestrial viewing. Also The comes with a aluminium Alt-Azimuth mount. It is a great telescope for both terrestrial use and beginners’ astronomy.

The saxon 804AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope features the following:

  • 80mm multi-coated achromatic objective lens
  • 400mm focal length
  • 1.25″ Super eyepieces
  • 6×30 finderscope
  • Alt-Azimuth AZ3 mount
  • Aluminium tripod with accessory tray
  • Photography is possible via an optional T-2 adapter ring.

There is an advantage to buying it in this pack, rather than seperately – it includes the saxon AZ3 Mount Tripod Adapter.  This allows you to connect AZ3 mount with cameras, spotting scopes, telescope fitted with a mounting shoe and binoculars with L adaptors.  The AZ3 Mount will not come with this by itself, not will the 804OTA.


Warranty Information 5-Years Limited Warranty
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 80mm
Highest Practical Power 160x
Focal Length 400mm
Focal Ratio F/5.0
Eyepieces Super 25 and Super 10
Finderscope 6×30
Barlow Lens No
Diagonal 1.25″ 45° Erect Image Diagonal
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod Aluminium
Optical Tube Dimensions 8 x 40cm
Optical Tube Weight 1.9kg
Shipping Dimensions 95 x 25 x 44cm3
Shipping Weight 9.9kg

This product has been reviewed many time

Good for little astronomers.  It was so easy to setup. Kids were so excited to see the moon closely. They are excited to watch every day and exploring where Apollo 11 was landed!” – Inderjeet

This is my first telescope experience and so far it has been positive!
Firstly the delivery came in a large box, assembling the telescope was fairly straight forward, aligning and adjusting the telescope then off you go. Great first or beginner entry telescope to look in the night sky.” – Mark

What’s in the Box

- saxon 10mm/25mm 1.25’’ super Eyepiece

Featuring a 3-element design, these fully-coated eyepieces provide outstanding field correction and long eye-relief. Stray light is eliminated by the fold back rubber eyecups; standard with every Super eyepiece.

- saxon 6×30 Finderscope with bracket

The 30mm aperture gives a brighter and sharper image, while 6x magnification lets you centre in on your targets while still providing a good field of view. Lock on to your targets with the cross-hair reticle and observe away.

- saxon 1.25’’ Erect Image Diagonal (45 degree)

It can give you a comfortable viewing angle and an upright, non-mirrored image when you need your telescope is a horizontal position.

- saxon AZ3 Mount with Tripod

It is an aluminium tripod with dual axis slow-motion controls.

- Star/ Moon Chart

The star chart shows the solar system of which earth is a member planet and the moon chart clearly shows the topography of the lunar surface.

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Additional information

Weight 9.6 kg
Dimensions 95 × 45 × 24 cm

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