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SLOW MOTION CONTROLS FOR AZ100

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#1 rugby

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Posted 26 March 2023 - 11:51 AM

I am experiencing backlash when using the slo-mo cables for the Rowan AZ 100. Can anyone suggest why this is happening?
This is an outstanding mount but I am not comfortable fixing small mechanical problems. If no one else has this trouble I will contact Derek at Rowan to ask for assistance

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Posted 26 March 2023 - 12:55 PM

Try the damping adjusters. They are not the friction controls, they are the smaller knobs one on each side of the mount a pair each for altitude and azimuth. Turn them each time only slightly as you adjust them. I would try that before trying to adjust the worm gears, I had the same issue then discovered those dampers which solved the problem for me.



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Posted 26 March 2023 - 01:25 PM

You can adjust the slow motion control and backlash by adjusting screws that are marked (A) I believe in the Rowan AZ100 instructions online.



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Posted 26 March 2023 - 01:47 PM

If everything else fails, read the instructions. That's the way I do it. smile.gif

 

http://rowanastronom.../AZ100Mount.pdf



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Posted 26 March 2023 - 02:19 PM

Thanks for the suggestions. I am gradually solving the issue because of your help.


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