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#1 tedbnh

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 12:18 PM

Would anyone possibly be able to identify this mount as to manufacturer and model/type?

Also, what hand controller would go with it?

Thanks!
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#2 Dwight J

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 12:27 PM

Looks like a Meade either LXD55 or 75.  In either case, the handcontroller would be the Auto or Audiostar 497.



#3 ngc7319_20

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 12:41 PM

Yes probably Meade.  One of the older versions.  Looks a lot like this picture here:

 

http://www.listorn.c...-San-Diego-.htm



#4 Alien Observatory

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 12:53 PM

You might find this article by Uncle Rod useful...Pat Utah :)

 

https://skywatch.bra...ed/used_sct.pdf



#5 OldManSky

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 03:49 PM

You might find this article by Uncle Rod useful...Pat Utah smile.gif

 

https://skywatch.bra...ed/used_sct.pdf

Thanks for sending me down memory lane, Pat.  Back to the old days of Uncle Rod's SCT usergroup.

I even found a mention of myself in that PDF, way way down on page 91.  The mention (accurately) makes me out to be a bit of a masochist, but that's OK. :)



#6 ImNewHere

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 06:05 PM

LXD55. The black color and the tripod give it away.


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