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#1 youngbill

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 10:27 PM

Dropped my hand controller.  Now I can only run the motors and I have no screen.  3 weeks ago I purchased a new one from OPT.  Called Thursday to check on delivery and I was told that they are on back order.  Could take months.  I then thought I might get a new mount.  They are back ordered also.  I then started checking other dealers all said the same thing. And most of their products are back ordered.  They say it is the virus.  Now I don't know when I will be viewing.  Anyone know any news about this or of a dealer that might have a hand controller it's the audiostar by Meade.

 

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#2 OzAndrewJ

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 10:37 PM

Gday Youngbill

If the hand controller is working properly, and only the screen is dead

you can use a PC with a remote handbox to drive the mount in the mean time.

Several version of remote handbox are out there.

You can also use a standard 497 or a 497EP handbox with the LXD75s

Sometimes you can get them second hand.

 

Andrew Johansen Melbourne Australia



#3 terrypaula

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 10:51 PM

 You can always find a used HC for sale here on CN.  I've seen them from $40 - $75




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