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#1 elbert

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:16 PM

Overall I'm very pleased with my new mount. It's very stable Goto and autoguiding Work wel, periodic error seems small. There is ons problem: the led in the polar scope is way too bright. According to the synscan manual there should be an option 'polar scope led' in the utility functie. Menu. When I look for this it simply isn't there (I'm using firmware version 3.31). Anyone have a similar experience / solution?

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#2 hectar

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 11:04 PM

Did you try yahoo's EQMOD and EQ6 groups?. Apparently it could be done with older firmware (3.24?) or with some small patch to synscan..

#3 rigel123

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:20 PM

Check the Setup menu rather than Utilities. See if there is a choice for Handset Settings. There you should find the choice for dimming the PA Scope LED






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