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#1 GeHe

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 04:50 AM

Hi,
last week, I bought a seldom-used TDM 2.2
First tests were ok ( Losmandy G11) , it was no Problem to work with and without autoguider ( without 5 min´s ).
Yesterday, i tried to justify my flattener, but :
In RA I had with 20 seconds exposure time strong lines instead of points, and all the 40 led´s flashes in short distances , like at the first time , when I start the tdm.
with or without connected autoguider.
It was not a mechanical problem, than with autoguider ( without TDM ) I had good results.
There was a conection between the flashing led´s ( at the left side ), and the fault in RA.

This day a daytime test works perfect .

Does anyone know this phenomene and can help?

:confused:

Thanks

#2 wolfman_4_ever

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 01:12 PM

If the led's are flashing across and repeating that pattern, that usually means tracking is off. You might want to join the TDM Yahoo group for official support.






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