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Ok, equipment list…for reference purposes only!
…Missing my RV-6. Why oh why did I sell it?!?!?!?
14" Meade LX850 80mm Meade 6000 ED APO 90mm Meade ETX 60mm Focal (First Telescope) Orion MiniGiant 9x63 Mallincam Xtreme EXview HAD Canon 5D Mark II Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Canon 24-105mm f/4L
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
Quote:That's the plug for the declination motors and encoders.
Quote:Very beautifulThe 16" XL200 had this feature IIRC
Quote:I was torn between the 14" LX600 and the 14" LX850, just got the LX850 and it is awesome. But, the LX600 will be awesome too.
Quote:Quote:That's the plug for the declination motors and encoders. Those connectors are on the "back" of the fork arms, and are symmetrical (one set on each fork arm). One pair is for the motor/encoder, the other is for the GPS. The lone connector on the front of one fork arm shown in the photo must be for Starlok, reticule illuminator, and focuser.
Quote:I am curious if the tripod top is the same.