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NEQ6 RA axis stops working for a few seconds

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#1 Isaac

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Posted 14 June 2021 - 07:10 AM

Hi guys,

 

Recently I upgraded my SkyWatcher NEQ6 mount with Rowan kit, something that took me way longer than I previously had thought. I thought I was having some issues with my mount which were going to be solved with this mod, but there are some things that currently keep me worried. 

 

One of these issues is that RA axis seems to stop working for a few seconds when I'm making autoguiding through FireCapture. Obviously, this results in a big problem if I leave my telescope unattended, something I did last night. I usually lose the planet because of that, or maybe some frames if guiding is off only for a while. I don't really know what is causing this problem, I thought it was hardware related, but maybe not, Idk.

 

I've uploaded a video to YouTube to show this movement. What I say is what happens at 00:37. It's only 3 seconds, but it's worrying. 

 

https://youtu.be/GcLyfBE6RwQ

 

I use EQDir for EQMod.

 

Thank you guys.


Edited by Isaac, 14 June 2021 - 07:16 AM.


#2 Ayaan Hashim

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Posted 14 June 2021 - 08:17 AM

Might be backlash



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 08:24 AM

Backlash is already adjusted. This is something that may happens twice every 2-3 hours... it can't be something like that. frown.gif



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 08:39 AM

You can contact David Woods at darkframe optics to get more information on this...He knows a lot about mounts...And can give you some more information on this...here- https://www.darkframeoptics.com/


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Posted 14 June 2021 - 10:44 PM

To contact him- https://www.darkfram...?pageid=2013565




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