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Problems with Azimuth Motor- Advice Please

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#1 guangtou


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Posted 22 September 2013 - 08:51 PM

I posted a video on youtube of the problem I am having in azimuth. Just started tonight after about 4 years of good use.


I first noticed the screeching sound. Movement continues for a second after I stop pressing controls- and the scope will not align now.

Any ideas on what part I should order?

Thanks for your help!


#2 SporQ


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Posted 23 September 2013 - 06:41 AM

Try a factory reset first to see if it is a backlash setting.

If possible, try another HC to try and isolate it.

#3 wilami


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Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:30 PM

Same problem here on the ALT motor. If you remove the little black cap on the motor you will see a small disc and a red led. This red led controls the motor rate, and probalily is damaged.

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