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Celestron VX mount: experiences and problems

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#51 rmollise

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 10:03 AM

You have to tell the mount about DST. Turn it off, now.

#52 Dr.Don

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 08:44 PM

The mount does ask about DST. It was on because it was DST then. Of course it is off now. But even if it was a PDT/PST issue, that would be a pointing error of 15 degrees, not something around 60-90 degrees. What bothered me was that cycling the power and doing another alignment did not fix the problem. We did it again and same result.
Believe me, my son and I verified multiple times that it had the right location and time.
Two days later I did a factory reset and sanity returned. Perhaps just a coincidence with the time change, but the error is really bothersome.

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:40 AM

I'd say "coincidence," since I was using the VX during the DST change and noted no weirdness. ;)






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