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#1 qwerty

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 09:58 AM

While updating the DEC motor controller on my CGE I got a communication error. Now the Dec motor will not respond. I get error code 17. Also when I tried to update again I get "can't find the telescope". Is there any recovery from this.The RA and hand controller updates went fine. In looking around all I could find is send back to Celestron.
Thanks for looking at this.
ron anstey

#2 Alph

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 11:21 AM

I get error code 17.


You'll need to press the UNDO button multiple times to clear out that message before trying MCupdate again.

#3 qwerty

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 01:10 PM

Thank you it after doing this it said that the DEC moter was in the "boot mode". When I continued it told me it counldn't determne the current version and asked if I wanted to continue. Yes, it is now programing the DEC motor controller.
Thank you very much Alph. ron anstey

#4 qwerty

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 01:52 PM

It took two attempts. The first ended in another communication error. The second made it. Both motors now show version 5.14. Now if I could just get a clear night.
thanks, ron






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