Quote: It shouldn't be necessary to send it more than once if the motor cards are closing the loop on the encoder pulses, correct?
Quote:The fact that the handbox knows its drifting seems to indicate that the data about the encoder pulses is getting read
I lost count of my scopes. Now I just want mobility. I came, I saw, I bought some interesting accessories, and put names to faces: NEAF 2012, ASAE 2012, SWAP 2013, ASAE 2013.
Quote:Unfortunately, I keep wondering what this skill level could do if applied to something other than trying to fix gimpy mounts.-Rich
C9.25 on CGEM
OldSchool 6" Newt on ASGT
My Denk Binoviewer is worth more than my portable mount
Permanent backyard steel pier
Tried to buy a LX80, talked out of it by a Meade dealer!
Andrew buys mounts on based on my recommendations!
The Cheapest Astronomer in the World gets excited by Jupiter. Builds dob, builds eq platform, arranges to borrow webcam...
Quote:and would have resolved any and all LX600 issue before this forum is littered with threads about that mount too...
Quote:Or if they were hired by the State Department
Quote: If you have States you must have a State Department
David M. Douglass - Tempe, Arizona - http://www.az-dahut.net/
SVR90 Raptor QHY9C OSC Camera ZEQ25 EQ Mount Porta II Alt-Az
Quote:Tom If your still reading the post what is your date code info and serial Number I would be surprised If it the same day.
Quote:I want to order one of these mounts but after reading this thread, I believe I need to hold off for the time being if I want full functionality as advertised. Is that a correct statment? Thanks...John
Others may disagree. Your millage may vary. Void where prohibited by law.
Quote:and Andrew the guy writing code and looking at 1's 0's rubbing the hair off his head doesn't even own a Lx80
Quote:The fact that it works fine in Alt/Az mode and fails in polar would lead me to think that at best, there is a fundamental programming flaw in how it calculates the adjustment for minor polar misalignment.
Quote:We have released an update for the LX80 that fixes the RA tracking bug some users experienced while in German EQ mode.
The new version is A3S2 and is available through the AutoStar Updater.
Quote:Gday TomWhy worry, yours works already Just grabbed the rom so will see whats changed.( as its driving me nuts now )Andrew
Quote:And i was really looking at getting an LX80 to replace my EQ6 as its more flexible for what i do, so learning about its quirks early helps me out as well.
Quote:Did the indoor test on two stars. My results look great, too. No more than +1" of variance after an hour each on both targets. Looking forward to David's further results.Jerry
Quote: Do I understand correctly that after entering date/time its still in terrestrial
Quote:I want to congratulate you guys for figuring this problem out