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65314

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

I have a TuBlug, trying it never occurred to me. Next time my e180 needs a tweak I'll definitely give it spin. Sent from my iPhone
Jeff Morgan
Jun 25
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65313

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

Stumbled across this while make a post on an unrelated scope. I always see that people have a tough time collimating these things but I wonder why you
johnpepper300
Jun 24
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65312

Mewlon 210 Photos w/ TMC1800 corrector

I'm looking for photos taken with a Mewlon 210 plus the TMC1800 reducer/corrector. I was thinking that the 210 might make a nice grab and go high resolution
johnpepper300
Jun 24
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65311

Auto focus on FSQ 130 ED

Hi all, There must be a few in action out there by now! Any suggestions for putting a Ascom controlled focus control on the FSQ130. I normally use SGP for
bkinch1
Jun 22
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65310

Re: Old EM-1S - tracking in Southern Hemisphere

I had a look at the drive circuit - https://orlygoingthirty.blogspot.sg/2017/06/takahashi-em-1s-ra-drive-analysis.html
orly_andico
Jun 21
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65309

Re: Old EM-1S - tracking in Southern Hemisphere

That can be done with some tinkering, you would need to swap (i.e. - re-solder) cables going to 2 motor coils. Not difficult but would require using a meter to
Pawel T. Lancucki
Jun 21
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65308

Re: Old EM-1S - tracking in Southern Hemisphere

The mount can only be used in the Northern Hemisphere. Later models EM-2S had a N/S switch. Art Ciampi *From:* UncensoredTakGroup@yahoogroups.com [mailto:
Art Ciampi
Jun 20
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65307

Re: Phd2 guiding

Why the long-obsolete CCDSoft? Software Bisque's newer TheSkyX Professional is a huge leap forward for controlling your mount, camera, guider, focuser, dome...
daffyddsant
Jun 18
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65306

Old EM-1S - tracking in Southern Hemisphere

I picked up this old EM-1S from Yahoo Japan auctions. Now I am planning to travel to Australia in a couple weeks and bring it with me. Problem is - there is no
orly_andico
Jun 18
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65305

TSA-120 flattener questions

Hello fellow Tak fanatics, I have a TSA-120 that I use for DSO imaging. I am using the Hotech SCA flattener, and I believe that everything is properly spaced
recyclemi
Jun 16
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65304

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

The plexiglass template is used for alignment of the secondary mirror to the center of the primary using a thin-beam laser. The primary mirror is removed from
Jeff Morgan
Jun 14
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65303

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

Hi Jeff. I was reading your post on CN and I saw a template you use to collimate the telescope. Can you tell me what is it and how it works? I have never saw
massimi.lorenzo
Jun 13
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65302

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

Very easy to tell the Push from the Pull - assuming they use the same arrangement on the 130 of course. The bolts are concentric, with the outer bolt being the
Jeff Morgan
Jun 12
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65301

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

Hey Thanks Jeff and others, will try this. Can you please send a diagram or pic of which screws are push and pull? I'll have to experiment otherwise.  I think
smnwaters
Jun 12
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65300

Re: Collimating an Epsilon 130D

I am a recent E180 owner and I found two keys for success on this: 1) Loosen the 2.5mm set screws on the sides of the tube ring; and 2) Instead of pointing the
Jeff Morgan
Jun 11
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