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Hi I am a total newbie. Threads similar to this have been thrashed out before but I have not located my issue. I'm based in Ipswich UK and purchased a SW 130p on a goto with v3 handset. I have tried various times over the last 12 months to set it up but never have I got to complete the set up stage. If I select brightest star it never chooses something in view. e.g last night Mars (below horizon) When I try 2 star align I input the first star and but cannot locate a second star e.g last night I chose Vega but none of the other stars were visible. I particularly wanted Arcturus as there were only a few stars visible. I am using a star map app on an iPad to identify the stars. This is the same result time after time. Lights go out around here around midnight allowing many more stars to try, but by then I've given up on the mount scanned around a bit and am packing up as gotta go to work. My location lat/long is listed as 52.056736 and 1.148220 the handset after much trial and error will only accept this as 114 00 E 52 00 N. Is this the cause? I have read some people align N first I tried this with no change. I'm getting to the point of giving up and buying bins :-) Thanks in advance if anyone has an idea Ian
Hi guys, it's my first post here, so Hello! My synscan goto upgrade started to act like in this video of mine SynScan GOTO Skipping after being disassembled for few weeks in the closet. There were no such problems before. When it slews at rates above x3 everything is fine and smooth but as soon as it starts tracking at x3, it skips steps or something like that. My setup is eq3-2 on alu and SW 150/750 with Canon 700D attached. Thanks in advance for any clues or ideas!