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Jim_Smith
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orion astroview r.a. drive new
      #5963803 - 07/10/13 10:35 AM

Hi,anyone know how this drive connects to mount?? I see pictures on sire..no gears? Even called tech at Orion didn't get clear answer!??? Stumped..thought maybw someone here could explain:) thanx jim

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MHamburg
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive new [Re: Jim_Smith]
      #5964737 - 07/10/13 08:59 PM

Jim,
I have one of these but I won't be near it until Friday. I can send you some pix then.
Michael


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beatlejuice
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive new [Re: Jim_Smith]
      #5964780 - 07/10/13 09:35 PM

I could explain it but this looks easier Manual

Eric


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MHamburg
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive new [Re: beatlejuice]
      #5969350 - 07/13/13 05:31 PM Attachment (10 downloads)

Jim, I hope these help some:
Michael


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MHamburg
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive new [Re: MHamburg]
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MHamburg
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive [Re: MHamburg]
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Geo.
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Re: orion astroview r.a. drive new [Re: MHamburg]
      #5973896 - 07/16/13 11:05 AM

RA has a direct connection to the worm. The drive is a stepper motor with an internal gearhead.

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