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#1 arshadwm

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 09:05 PM

Can anyone guide the advantage of Wedge if I want to use for my Alt Azm mounts ? I haven’t heard very good reviews so want to double before buying.

#2 barbarosa

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 09:35 PM

Good with a CPC, not worth it for a SE. I don't know about the EVO. I l was pleased with it primarily for EAA/live imaging with a CPC1100 on a pier. I wasn't guiding so can't say at what point you would need to guide. When I eventually sold it and switched to an EQ mount I had an appreciation of how compact the CPC/wedge was--no bumping into weights or dropping them either.



#3 Dynan

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 09:49 PM

After trying a Celestron HD wedge I would suggest going directly to an Equatorial Mount. The wedge was a really unbalanced pain to align. Just my experience...YMMV.




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