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james andraza
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Reged: 05/24/09

Ioptron ZEQ25 mount
      #6150596 - 10/21/13 09:04 PM

To anyone using the new Ioptron ZEQ25 mount. Do you find that the polar scope led units burn out prematurely? I had two burn out.

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ramasule
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Reged: 04/12/12

Re: Ioptron ZEQ25 mount new [Re: james andraza]
      #6150754 - 10/21/13 10:30 PM

Mines still fine, make sure your not overvolting the mount as I suspect the led is not fed from conditioned power, as in connected straight from the switch.

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Seanem44
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Reged: 09/22/11

Loc: Woodbridge, VA
Re: Ioptron ZEQ25 mount new [Re: ramasule]
      #6151174 - 10/22/13 07:28 AM

I never had an issue. Though I will say the connection to the scope is a little loose.

I will add that it is the best polar scope I have ever used.


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rkayakr
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Reged: 10/27/10

Loc: Northeast Ohio
Re: Ioptron ZEQ25 mount new [Re: Seanem44]
      #6151307 - 10/22/13 09:37 AM

No LED problems here.
I have seen even a slightly higher voltage that is still well within spec cause drive error reports.


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