Jump to content


Photo

New CGE Arrives! Questions...

  • Please log in to reply
26 replies to this topic

#26 Bowmoreman

Bowmoreman

    Clear enough skies

  • *****
  • Posts: 9162
  • Joined: 11 Sep 2006
  • Loc: Bolton, MA

Posted 04 June 2009 - 01:41 PM

The CGE has a manual? :grin:


Huh?

Maybe YOURS is still in the backseat of your car?

I KNOW it was in the box! :lol:

Seriously, though, it's not nearly as comprehensive as it COULD be (like most Astro gear I'm finding!)...

If you think the CGE manual is "sparse" wait'll you see the MI-250 Manual... it's Uber-sparse, though it does come with it's own dedicated 3 ring binder with a COLOR slip in cover! :lol:

clear enough skies!

#27 jrbarnett

jrbarnett

    Eyepiece Hooligan

  • *****
  • Posts: 20504
  • Joined: 28 Feb 2006
  • Loc: Petaluma, CA

Posted 04 June 2009 - 02:44 PM

I ordered it from OPT and it shipped from stock. Per OPT, no more are being made by Celestron (though I know that conflicts with what some have posted here or been told). I received it 3-days after placing the order. That didn't worry me as the 2-year warranty applies and there are so many GCEs out there, purchasing one for cannibalization ten years from now likely won't pose a problem.

I'm clouded over here and likely won't get a first light opportunity until next week unfortunately. I'll take some pictures when I have it loaded with an OTA for first light.

Regards,

Jim






Cloudy Nights LLC
Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics