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#26 rkayakr

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:15 PM

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I think that the two manuals agree. One shows the plug face on and the other the jack face on.

#27 Astronewb

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:58 PM

For you SmartEQ owners, I've posted a thread on another forum, where it was made a 'sticky', don't know if you'll be able to see the images, but the info is still good.

http://www.astronomy...-secret-smar...

Enjoy,

Paul

#28 Erik30

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:39 PM

I don't know why iOptron doesn't include the cable, but if you didn't know, you can purchase it on their website.

http://www.ioptron.c...2c9e23a-f790...

Clear skies,

Paul


I received the cable with my iEQ45 mount.

#29 fanelie

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:39 AM

the nem manual for the Ioptron SmartEQPro is on line here:

http://www.ioptron.c..._Pro_Manual.pdf

#30 ghataa

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:52 AM

The one feature missing after reading the manual that I really enjoy from the Celestron side and now presumably the Atlas is the ASPA. It's really handy overall but especially when the view of Polaris is blocked.

George

#31 ottovonrotton

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:21 PM

Have joined the EQ club and order one for my vixen vmc 110, hope it gets here by the end of the world, want to see it close up!

#32 tacode

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:10 PM

Your reports sound very promising. I am super curious about this mount. I was looking at a CG-5 or similar to carry a Starblast 4.5 imaging scope with a DSI pro and a 50mm finder/guide scope with a DSI-C. I also have an 8" LX200 on a wedge, but without a more permanent setup, it can be a hassle to lug out and polar align. Think the SmartEQ Pro can handle the SB and DSI's? I'm guessing it's a 7-8 lb payload total?

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 06:13 AM

That was fast, got my hunk of plastic on Tuesday ($40 ground), looks very good but does sound a bit grindish, can't wait to try out, sorry for causing clouds over Ontario!






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