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Meade LX85 ( Crash test dummies required )

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#1 OzAndrewJ

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 12:04 AM

Gday All

Is there anyone out there with an LX85 that knows how to use a multimeter to measure pins in a port and is willing to do so? ( A simple unpowered continuity test will be OK for the +12 and grounds )

A user recently plugged in a StarGPS lump and it got fried.

Also, part of the users PCB blew, but on measuring the voltages in the Aux port ( which supplies power to the lump ), he is registering that the ground and +12V pins are swapped relative to all other mounts.

I have attached a piccy of a std Meade control panel and what pins are +12V and what are ground for the Aux port.

If someone can check their port on the LX85 and confirm it is either opposite or the same as what i have attached, it would be most appreciated.

Andrew Johansen Melbourne Australia

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Edited by OzAndrewJ, 05 October 2019 - 04:06 PM.


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Posted 10 October 2019 - 04:10 AM

OK if no one has the ability to test the pins, do any LX85 owners have the ability to open the housing

and take a detailed close up piccy of the circuit board where the connectors are

( similar to circled area in attached )

Andrew Johansen Melbourne Australia

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