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Re: Classic LX90-8

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  • peter
    Thanks Dick for your comments I will try your suggestions over the next few days - weather going downhill anyway so won t want to use the scope. PeterB
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 6 3:29 PM
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      Thanks Dick for your comments

      I will try your suggestions over the next few days - weather going downhill anyway so won't want to use the scope.

      PeterB

      --- In lx90@yahoogroups.com, "autostaretx" <rseymour@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'd start by trying a simple Setup/Reset.
      > You'll have to (re)tell it that it's Polar Mounted,
      > and re-inform it of your location (etc etc)
      > and re-Train the drives
      >
      > I'm betting on it being a "flakey bit", which are 99% of the time fixable by re-writing them (as the Reset will force).
      >
      > If the reset doesn't solve it, then the next level would be to re-load the firmware (in case the flakey bit is in the program code instead of the "data" area).
      >
      > good luck
      > --dick
      >
      > --- In lx90@yahoogroups.com, "peter" <pjmb_uk@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I have a classic LX90-8 bought circa 2002. It is permanently mounted in equatorial mode. Software version 43EG.
      > > It has the park East mod installed.
      > >
      > > The scope has functioned correctly for some years in the park East mode but all of a sudden although it has parked East correctly the next time the scope is started it thinks it is facing West. All targets are 180 degrees out and the scope requires realigning defeating the object of parking at a known position.
      > >
      > > Once the scope has been realigned everything functions correctly until the next startup.
      > >
      > > Do I assume that the non volatile memory is failing and needs to be replaced if that is possible or is there something I should check or do first?
      > >
      > > Dick / Andrew any comments
      > >
      > > regards
      > >
      > > PeterB
      > >
      >
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