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#1 mttwtt

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Posted 25 October 2020 - 02:06 PM

Hi,
my CPC1100 edge is making sometimes weird noises when slewing in full speed.

 

In the past I thought that it was just missing grease on the large azimuth gear that turns the scope. I then re-greased it and it was fine. Today I wanted to re-grease it again (after a hot summer) but noticed that it actually makes that noise also when the large gear is removed.

 

-I know when this particular noise happens on full speed, it won't calibrate and "GoTo" correctly.

 

Here is a link to a short clip (google drive) that illustrates that noise. Notice how it only happens only when running in one direction, not the other.:

https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing

 

What is that?
Where does it come from?
How can I fix it?

 

Thanks in advance

Matthias


Edited by mttwtt, 25 October 2020 - 02:18 PM.



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