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  • pproulxastro
    Mike; This is the PS I use (got the info off this list). You will still have the Fan cycle when using the dew heater as I have mentioed. Peter ... have seen)
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 1, 2006
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      Mike;

      This is the PS I use (got the info off this list). You will still
      have the Fan cycle when using the dew heater as I have mentioed.

      Peter

      --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "P. Clay Sherrod" <drclay@...> wrote:
      >
      > Radio Shack sells a terrific 13.8v, 15 amp regulated (the best I
      have seen)
      > power supply that will run your scope excellently; they are less
      than $75 I
      > believe and a good investment.
      >
      > Dr. Clay
      > --------------------
      > Arkansas Sky Observatories
      > Harvard MPC H41 (Petit Jean Mountain)
      > Harvard MPC H45 (Petit Jean Mountain South)
      > Harvard MPC H43 (Conway)
      > Harvard MPC H44 (Cascade Mountain)
      > http://www.arksky.org/
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "dorridge2004" <cantona@...>
      > To: <RCX400@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 7:53 PM
      > Subject: [RCX400] Re: OTA fan
      >
      >
      > > Thanks Peter & Clay
      > >
      > > I have a 12V 1200mA power adapter which worked just fine for my
      > > LX90, but obviously the 10" RCX has alot more power drain. I was
      > > certainly using both the dew heater & fan at the same time when I
      > > noticed the constant revving on my first night out. I'll try using
      > > just the fan alone and see if I see the same thing. Perhaps I also
      > > need to upgrade my power supply. I'm not sure what Meade recommends
      > > in terms of Amps for the RCX.
      > >
      > > Thanks again,
      > > Mike
      > >
      > > --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "pproulxastro" <pproulx@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Mike;
      > > >
      > > > I have experinced this when I am running the Dew Heater at the same
      > > > time as the fan. I am running a 13.8vdc 10 amp supply so I think I
      > > > have enough power and current. Now I have gotten in the habit of
      > > > keeping the dew heater off until I am done with the fan.
      > > >
      > > > Peter
      > > >
      > > > --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "dorridge2004" <cantona@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > All,
      > > > >
      > > > > Is it normal for the fan on the RCX to continuously 'rev' up and
      > > down
      > > > > during operation ?
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks, Mike
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • dorridge2004
      Excellent.I ve picked one up already and it seems to works well. Thanks! ... was ... when I ... using ... also ... recommends ... the same ... think I ...
      Message 2 of 8 , Apr 2, 2006
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        Excellent.I've picked one up already and it seems to works well.
        Thanks!

        --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "pproulxastro" <pproulx@...> wrote:
        >
        > Mike;
        >
        > This is the PS I use (got the info off this list). You will still
        > have the Fan cycle when using the dew heater as I have mentioed.
        >
        > Peter
        >
        > --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "P. Clay Sherrod" <drclay@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Radio Shack sells a terrific 13.8v, 15 amp regulated (the best I
        > have seen)
        > > power supply that will run your scope excellently; they are less
        > than $75 I
        > > believe and a good investment.
        > >
        > > Dr. Clay
        > > --------------------
        > > Arkansas Sky Observatories
        > > Harvard MPC H41 (Petit Jean Mountain)
        > > Harvard MPC H45 (Petit Jean Mountain South)
        > > Harvard MPC H43 (Conway)
        > > Harvard MPC H44 (Cascade Mountain)
        > > http://www.arksky.org/
        > >
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: "dorridge2004" <cantona@>
        > > To: <RCX400@yahoogroups.com>
        > > Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 7:53 PM
        > > Subject: [RCX400] Re: OTA fan
        > >
        > >
        > > > Thanks Peter & Clay
        > > >
        > > > I have a 12V 1200mA power adapter which worked just fine for my
        > > > LX90, but obviously the 10" RCX has alot more power drain. I
        was
        > > > certainly using both the dew heater & fan at the same time
        when I
        > > > noticed the constant revving on my first night out. I'll try
        using
        > > > just the fan alone and see if I see the same thing. Perhaps I
        also
        > > > need to upgrade my power supply. I'm not sure what Meade
        recommends
        > > > in terms of Amps for the RCX.
        > > >
        > > > Thanks again,
        > > > Mike
        > > >
        > > > --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "pproulxastro" <pproulx@> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > Mike;
        > > > >
        > > > > I have experinced this when I am running the Dew Heater at
        the same
        > > > > time as the fan. I am running a 13.8vdc 10 amp supply so I
        think I
        > > > > have enough power and current. Now I have gotten in the
        habit of
        > > > > keeping the dew heater off until I am done with the fan.
        > > > >
        > > > > Peter
        > > > >
        > > > > --- In RCX400@yahoogroups.com, "dorridge2004" <cantona@>
        wrote:
        > > > > >
        > > > > > All,
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Is it normal for the fan on the RCX to continuously 'rev'
        up and
        > > > down
        > > > > > during operation ?
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Thanks, Mike
        > > > > >
        > > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        >
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