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16775

Re: counter weights and balance

I also have this question - if anyone has any suggestions/experience with balancing with a ~90mm refractor mounted on the OTA ...
jasas1
Sep 11
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16774

Re: GPS no data

If it's like the LX200gps, it's pretty obvious once you open the side of the fork and look. (it's been a decade since i was in there...) If memory serves, the
autostaretx
Aug 2
#16774
 
16773

GPS no data

Hi Could anyone help me I need to know what wires connect to the GPS in the left arm, so i can check it there is power going to the board and module. Dr Clay
rick_bromley@ymail.com
Aug 2
#16773
 
16772

Re: SkyFi Control

Yes, was there an answer to this question. I also have a SKIFI … but haven’t installed it yet. I’m wondering also…. New question for everyone. What
HRMCHAN
Jul 5
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16771

Re: SkyFi Control

Haven't done that, Clay. Not sure I have that. I'll look. I bought the scope some years ago from a seller after it had been supercharged by you. Except for
myhandle2001
Jun 26
#16771
 
16770

Re: SkyFi Control

Have you installed the dedicated USB support CD that came with the telescope? ... Dr. Clay Arkansas Sky Observatories WEB: www.arksky.org/ FACEBOOK:
P. Clay Sherrod
Jun 26
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16769

SkyFi Control

Hey Y'all: Have any of you been able to control your RCX400 with SkiFi wireless ? I can control my LX200gps with Skyfi and Skyfari, but not my RCX400. I keep
myhandle2001
Jun 26
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16768

Re: Motor?

Found motors and repaired one board that fried and replaced both motors. Overall 300 bucks isn't bad to get the whole thing running again.
mads0100
Jun 18
#16768
 
16767

Re: LX200 main board to drive the RCX400

That's awesome. If you haven't had a chance to look at Sitech's website, someone used one of their controllers and motors to convert an LX200 GPS to their
mads0100
Jun 18
#16767
 
16766

Re: 14" Primary mirror

After putting it all back together, was able to collimate to center of defocused star ring.  I did see one side that had something strange...like a little
Michael Murphy
Jun 13
#16766
 
16765

Re: 14" Primary mirror

I am here to tell you that the corrector and the primary must be aligned or your performance will be simply horrible. The secondary and the primary/corrector
P. Clay Sherrod
Jun 13
#16765
 
16764

Re: 14" Primary mirror

Mike, You will have found out by now I am sure, but the main mirror just sits on a large rubber 'O' ring. There is no need for any Silicone anywhere. Most
Ian Bruce
Jun 13
#16764
 
16763

Re: AD - RCX400 for sale (UK)

Gary,The others can chime in on additional info, but here is what I know.  I believe you will need to take your corrector lense ass'y off front of
Michael Murphy
Jun 9
#16763
 
16762

Re: AD - RCX400 for sale (UK)

I have a 10 inch RCX 400 with a loose nut at the top focus that does not engage the motor. Is a video or instructions that shows how to get to this nut to
astroeducator
Jun 9
#16762
 
16761

Re: AD - RCX400 for sale (UK)

That is an excellent publication, downloadable in PDF form,  "So You Want a Meade LX Telescope!" Has many great chapters that I am still learning better ways!
Michael Murphy
Jun 8
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