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Baxstar
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Reged: 09/15/12

Loc: The Netherland
CGEM Handcontroller Problem.
      #5496178 - 10/30/12 01:20 PM

Hi guys,

I have a CGEM mount and I'm having difficulty with placing the hand controller. I have the standard bracket on the tripod legs but sometimes you're watching on the opposite side of that bracket, and I used Velcro but I didn't like it too much. So do you have a better solution? Tell me! I picture says more than a thousand words

Clear Skies,
Casper


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mich_al
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Reged: 05/10/09

Loc: Rural central lower Michigan ...
Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: Baxstar]
      #5496205 - 10/30/12 01:38 PM Attachment (21 downloads)

one of 3

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mich_al
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Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: Baxstar]
      #5496207 - 10/30/12 01:39 PM Attachment (19 downloads)

2/3

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mich_al
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Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: Baxstar]
      #5496212 - 10/30/12 01:44 PM Attachment (15 downloads)

3/3
Velcro with a sticky side on the HC and on the double female RJ45 and a velecro 'cable tie' strap attached to that. The rubber bands hold a dew strip to keep it warm. I hang it on the altitude or azimuth adjusters.


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Baxstar
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Reged: 09/15/12

Loc: The Netherland
Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: mich_al]
      #5496223 - 10/30/12 01:49 PM

Thanks your every much for the quick response! It's a very good option for me!

Guys, if you don't have a CGEM but you have a good solution don't forget to post it!

Clear Skies,
Casper


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EFT
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Reged: 05/07/07

Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: Baxstar]
      #5497569 - 10/31/12 10:49 AM

As much as I don't like the holders, you could buy a second one (through the Celestron website) to put on the other tripod leg.

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RTLR 12
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Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: EFT]
      #5497902 - 10/31/12 02:59 PM

I just put mine in my pocket, but I have a very long coiled cord wired into it. (10')

Stan


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Lane
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Reged: 11/19/07

Loc: Frisco, Texas
Re: CGEM Handcontroller Problem. new [Re: RTLR 12]
      #5497932 - 10/31/12 03:14 PM

Have you bought the new tripod spreader yet?

Works on Sirius, Atlas, or CGEM mounts. Probably others too.

This provides 3 slots so you can put the hand controller on any of the 3 sides of the tripod.

You might consider the cord extension too, I got mine from Scopestuff.


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