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How would i go about
Either using eyepiece projection and or by using a web cam and or a ccd camera.
on May 20, 2011
I just bought a used
Are you using the internal batteries? Are they fresh and fully charged?
Replace them and try again; or better get a seperate 12 volt power pack and the correct Meade 12 volt cigarette lighter style power cable.
on Feb 28, 2011
Motor replacement procedure
This is really TOUGH to dis-assemble. The wiring goes through the central bolt and can be broken easily.
I would suggest that you return it to Meade for repairs:
on Nov 23, 2010
In response to your email the whole unit is being returned to supplier motor problem is manufacturers electrical fault the meade etx-125pe should have motor limiters fitted which stops the scope slewing more than two revolutions in any direction to stop potential wiring damage this unit does not have them or they are faulty hence motor fault.
on Jan 19, 2009
Changing the coordinates of the autostar for meade etx 125
What are you using as a reference for "LST time"? I assume you're aware
that stands for "Local Sidereal Time", and not Local Standard Time; some
folks have confused the two. Do you have another method to calculate
Sidereal time for your location?
When you set Date and Time in the Setup menu, you need to use the time
from the "clock on the wall" without any mental adjustments for Daylight
Saving or Time Zone; those settings are made elsewhere. From your
description of the problem, it sounds like you have a time offset,
especially if your Site location values are fairly accurate.
Whether you use Zip Code or City sometimes depends on where you live
with respect to a particular city. If you live several miles from the
nearest city, Zip Code may be best .
on Dec 18, 2008
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