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Dr. Megabyte
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Will this motor (on Ebay) work on a Skyview pro? new
      #3624798 - 02/14/10 07:58 PM

Does anyone know if this motor set, Orion #7820, will work on the Skyview pro mount?

Orion Accutrack motor for Skyview on eBay

Edited by Dr. Megabyte (02/15/10 09:31 AM)


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Re: Will this motor (Ebay) work on a Skyview pro? [Re: Dr. Megabyte]
      #3625527 - 02/15/10 07:10 AM

Mark,

Skyview is an old mount (probably like the old EQ2) which has the 100:1 worm ratio. (Motor #7820)
SkyView Deluxe (EQ3-2) which is a 130:1 (in RA) worm ratio. (Motor #7825)
Skyview Pro (EQ4, some now called it as EQ5) is 144:1.

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