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Route USB/12v through EQ6R mount?

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#1 sn2006gy

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Posted 25 October 2020 - 12:12 PM

Is there anyone who has modded or any vendor that provides 3rd party replacement parts to run 12v and USB through mount? Such a shame these mounts don't do that.  Would love to remove some possibility of cable twist.



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Posted 25 October 2020 - 05:21 PM

Assuming the EQ6R and EQ6Pro have basically the same build assembly, here what I did with my Orion EQ6 to get through the mount cabling. You will lose the ability to use the polar scope with this mod, but I now use a pole master for polar alignment.

https://www.cloudyni...-mount-cabling/
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Posted 25 October 2020 - 09:21 PM

That's awesome. I don't need the polar scope since its going remote, so something like that may work.




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