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#1 Baxstar

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:20 PM

Hi guys,

I have a CGEM mount and I'm having difficulty with placing the hand controller. I have the standard bracket on the tripod legs but sometimes you're watching on the opposite side of that bracket, and I used Velcro but I didn't like it too much. So do you have a better solution? Tell me! I picture says more than a thousand words ;)

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:38 PM

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:39 PM

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:44 PM

3/3
Velcro with a sticky side on the HC and on the double female RJ45 and a velecro 'cable tie' strap attached to that. The rubber bands hold a dew strip to keep it warm. I hang it on the altitude or azimuth adjusters.

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:49 PM

Thanks your every much for the quick response! It's a very good option for me!

Guys, if you don't have a CGEM but you have a good solution don't forget to post it!

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 09:49 AM

As much as I don't like the holders, you could buy a second one (through the Celestron website) to put on the other tripod leg.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 01:59 PM

I just put mine in my pocket, but I have a very long coiled cord wired into it. (10')

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 02:14 PM

Have you bought the new tripod spreader yet?

Works on Sirius, Atlas, or CGEM mounts. Probably others too.

This provides 3 slots so you can put the hand controller on any of the 3 sides of the tripod.

You might consider the cord extension too, I got mine from Scopestuff.






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