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Re: What's it worth?

Good advice all, thanks From: paul valleli paulvalleli@... [LX200GPS] [mailto:LX200GPS@yahoogroups.com] Sent: Monday, April 20, 2015 7:49 PM To:
Jeff Masiello
5:49 PM
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Re: What's it worth?

I would get it fixed, first, otherwise it is only worth the value of the OTA - perhaps $200-$300 on AstroMart or the Stellafane swap tables. Starman Paul
paul valleli
4:56 PM
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Re: What's it worth?

Also, if you are going to sell it, saying the Go To may or may not work isn't acceptable in my opinion - you need to test it and include the results in your
Scott Davis
4:11 PM
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Re: What's it worth?

"And Other Stuff" Perhaps you should provide a complete inventory. Searching on Cloudy Nights or Astromart should give you a ballpark value figure, and
Scott Davis
4:09 PM
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What's it worth?

So I have come on hard times and am wondering what my LX200R (GPS) 10” with case and other stuff is worth. It works except Go To.. and that may work. I
Jeff Masiello
4:08 PM
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Re: Patch Kit 4.2gg19: slews going below horizon

Thanks much to you and Andrew for your work in improving Autostar for all of us! Marty
cmstoltz
3:08 PM
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Re: Patch Kit 4.2gg19: slews going below horizon

I'd missed your final question: The Autostar is a computer. If the target is below a calculated Alt=0 (i.e. negative Alt), it won't go. As long as the Alt is
autostaretx
Apr 18
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Re: Patch Kit 4.2gg19: slews going below horizon

If you send an :MS# serial command to a polar-mounted LX200gps, it does *not* check to see if the pre-loaded target Alt/Az coordinates are below the horizon.
autostaretx
Apr 18
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Patch Kit 4.2gg19: slews going below horizon

I am about to install patch kit 4.2gg19 on my LX200GPS via Starpatch. It is currently running on Autostar 4.2g. Starpatch allows selection of items from the
cmstoltz
Apr 18
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

Gday Chuck ... It is 100% not software for the "retrograde" movement in my scope When i first looked at it, i was logging motor commands and motor directions
johansea
Apr 17
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

Your tangent drive sounds like my old LX-5 or LX-50, except for the lash free drive. Most of us lack your expertise and are forced to live with what they get.
Joe McMichael
Apr 17
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

hello Andrew and Gday from here.. I have observed the same retrograde jump with the first one or two bumps from PHD. Have you checked the actual issued
chuck kimball
Apr 17
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

Gday Joe ... Not really. The miracle is when you can get them to run "consistently". If results arent consistent then software cant cover for them. Being a
johansea
Apr 17
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

Gday Andrew I read it! And, yes it makes my head hurt. It’s a miracle these damn things run at all. Yet, they do. Plenty of images posted to prove it. Good
Joe McMichael
Apr 17
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Re: LX200 w PHD2 guiding problem ( differnt dec guide speed?)

Hello Monty This is really getting to be a thread more appropriate to the PHD forum. I can tell you what I think I know, but don’t have the safety net of
Joe McMichael
Apr 17
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