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#1 Jim R

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Posted 05 March 2021 - 11:25 PM

Can an Anker style 5 volt 3 amp battery pack be used or modified to power an ioptron sky tracker via the 5.5mm/2.1mm jack?  If not, what power source could i use that is relatively small, compact and transportable?



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Posted 06 March 2021 - 12:01 AM

Yup it will work. Doesn't ioptron have option of using AA batteries ?

I use a battery pack to drive Fornax LTII using a 5v to 12v step up usb cable with 5.5/2.1 center +ve plug on other end.



#3 Jim R

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Posted 06 March 2021 - 01:13 AM

I need to have the AA option repaired and was looking for an alternative in the meantime.  Thanks for your response; do you have a link for that cable?




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