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Quote:Hello,Long time lurker here, but I wanted to jump in as I've had a similar problem on my new iEQ30, but the relatively small play I experienced was on the DEC axis instead of RA. I was apparently able to fix this play by tightening the tension of the drive belt which connects the motor to the worm screw. I say apparently because I was originally hunting for a way to fix what I deemed excessive DEC backlash instead of the play. After inspecting the DEC assembly, It was obvious the drive belt looked too slack. What is nice on this mount is that you can adjust the tension of the belt by sliding the motor assembly in and out after unscrewing a couple of screws. I did just that and widened the separation just a little so the belt was nicely tight. Don't understand quite well how this could affect play, but after this tension adjustment I got no play at all anymore, while the backlash situation remained completely unchanged, which I guess lend credence that these 2 things not being related I believe the RA assembly uses the same adjusting mechanism for belt tension, you might give it a try if nothing else works.Patrick
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