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Attention, EQMOD/EQASCOM users, huge DEC backlash fast correction!


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Dear All!

Please read everything!!!
I have a big DEC backlash on my EQ3 mount near to 8000ms, and the pulse guide correction is slow and the 2000ms doesnt enough to correct this issue.
So I decided to correct it with this great EQMOD project to add some new code in the backlash correction
The plan was to use the slew direction to correct the backlash!

WARNING!!!! this code works like the slew controls so its minimally override the DEC coordinates.

Installation from zip file:
1. install AQESCOM - final version\EQASCOM_V200j_Setup.exe

2. Copy files from final version\common files\eqcontrl.dll to C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ASCOM\Telescope or C:\Program Files\Common Files\ASCOM\Telescope, but make BACKUP first!
3. run EQMOD's toolbox and register eqmod.exe

4. Happy testing.

In my case the correction ratio is 800 and duration is 290ms

PS. Thank You for the developers to this great project!!!

final version.zip

dec_corr.jpg

Edited by kaito83
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Will this be incorporated into the main EQMOD project?

If not, your code will simply be overwritten when a user updates to a newer release...

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1 minute ago, daz said:

Will this be incorporated into the main EQMOD project?

If not, your code will simply be overwritten when a user updates to a newer release...

Hi its incorporated but I think i used the latest eqmod v2.00j but I can modify the newer ones and also the 1.29 was also great version so no major upgrade necessary from this, but if the guys love this mod I think they will implement in the newer versions.

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2 minutes ago, Dr_Ju_ju said:

To get hold of 200j means you have access to the Yahoo group, so have you tried posting there as well ??

Yes I have access and post I posted it but still no reply

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