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Synscan Controller on Atlas mount...?

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#1 Mark Harry

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 07:13 AM

Does anyone know if the Synscan controller will work with Orion's Atlas mount? The mount is the newer version that accomodates Orions COL, -OR- 2-axis hand controller.
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#2 Arbacia

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 07:46 AM

Yes, is the same hand controller. Get one with the golden "Synscan" label (v.3; the silver type are the older V.2 non-actualizable hand control)

In fact I have the Atlas head with tripod from EQ6 Pro and the Synscan Kit for EQ6 Pro.

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 02:06 PM

So if I get the V.3 HC from Skywatcher than it will make the mount a goto system?
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#4 Skylook123

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 05:30 PM

If it's the new generation Atlas, then the only difference between the EQ and EQ-G is the SynScan hand controller.


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