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#1 visaman

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:38 AM

Hi, is it possible to upgrade a EQ5 mount to goto with position encoders so the mount can be moved manually without losing aliment ?
And,- what about upgrading the firmware with Linux Mint?

#2 EricRemy

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 08:01 AM

Explore Scietific has the telescope drive master unit but it ain't cheap. Check it out at this adresse:
http://www.exploresc...opedrivemaster/

#3 visaman

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 10:14 AM

I found this on the net, it looks interesting but i dont know if there is a motor kit with encoders available for it:
http://elegance.photo.rajiva.de/

I have looked at the support forum, but it seems that there is no one offering complete kits at the moment.
forum:
http://forum.rajiva....wforum.php?f=77

I have tried to contact the author, but there was no reply.






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