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The Konus brand is recognized for maintaining a balance of both price and quality in its products. Even the company's top of the line models offer high quality optics and mounts at reasonable prices. For hobbyists, most models of the Konus junior and Konus-J series can be obtained for around $100, meaning that hobbyists and first time telescope buyers can obtained quality optics at relatively low cost. If you are a more serious telescope user, the price news is still good. Konus's high end telescopes with motorized tracking retail for between $300 and $700 depending on size and features, meaning that you can buy a very powerful telescope for less than $1000.