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134507

Linear or Switch-mode Power Supply ?

For a 8" LX200GPS with a 9x60 Finder and 200mm Guidescope on a 2D Stage on top, and 4lb balance weight on a rail under the OTA. How many Amps? Does it matter
lucifer8554
4:29 AM
#134507
 
134506

Re: lx-200 GPS alignment issue

Gday Steve The GPS offset should be set to zero, as it is already taken care of inside the GPS lump. That said, it would not affect your aligning. Just for
johansea
7:52 PM
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134505

Re: New computer

No problems with Win10 whatsoever, at least so far. My laptop sucked it right up and it runs faster than ever. Best, John ... From: Dave Schwartz
jbarnes520
7:45 PM
#134505
 
134504

Re: lx-200 GPS alignment issue

I'm getting better at adjusting the mount, but no real success with the alignment and GOTO yet. When I powered up tonight, the date was 8/28/2015 and I
starlifter40638
7:31 PM
#134504
 
134503

Re: New computer

To get rid of the 'Get Windows 10' tray icon if you have no intention of upgrading, uninstall the KB3035583 update (and hide it when it comes back as an
Dave Schwartz
6:39 PM
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134502

Re: New computer

well, don't want to start a platform discussion, but I am still using the same Mac on the observatory scope I started with twelve years agoà for what it's
chuck kimball
6:04 PM
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134501

Re: lx-200 GPS alignment issue

Gday Starlifter If the scope didnt get a GPS fix and you didnt get prompted for time, i am guessing your GPS is probably set to "As Required". If that is the
johansea
Aug 30
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134500

Re: lx-200 GPS alignment issue

Scope inactive for 5 years? I haven't done a search, but aren't these classic symptoms of a dead CR2032 cell in the base? Michael Wiltshire UK
lucifer8554
Aug 30
#134500
 
134499

Re: lx-200 GPS alignment issue

. My attempt to get a polar alignment last night started well but ended poorly. I applied the power to the scope, and after it did it’s smartdrive wiggles,
starlifter40638
Aug 30
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134498

Re: New computer

p.s. "Microsoft already got their bucks" ... OEM manufacturers (Dell, HP, Asus, etc) pay very very little for Windows (shrouded in secrecy, but probably around
autostaretx
Aug 29
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134497

Re: New computer

Nope... not legal (most likely). I haven't read the Windows 10 license "agreement" (Hey! I'm retired! I don't have to do *that* any more), but in all previous
autostaretx
Aug 29
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134496

Re: New computer

I believe you can legally put an older version of Windows on a new computer that was purchased with a newer operating system. You have paid for the old
l_d_bonnie
Aug 29
#134496
 
134495

Re: New computer

I use an xp box to control the scope and a win 7 rig for processing. I also use a galaxy tab 4 and a bluelink for control on my travel scope. I don't think
Mike L H
Aug 29
#134495
 
134494

Re: New computer

If you have Win 7 64 bit forget about Win 10, there is nothing to gain... For what its worth. Ian.
Ian Roberts
Aug 29
#134494
 
134493

Re: New computer

In the dome - XP Pro Tower, runs PHD, DSLR Shutter, Meade AutoStarSuite, and until recently I had a Canon 300D aka Digital Rebel. Canon only has drivers up to
lucifer8554
Aug 29
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