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Question to users of the Celestron Focus Motor!


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Hi folks, I recently became the proud owner of  a Nexstar XTL GPS 9.25" telescope with a number of extras fitted.  This telescope is a bit of a jump for me but I'm getting to know my way around it.  Among the extras it has the Celestron Focus Motor (#94142) fitted.

My question is about the limits of the focuser both 'in' and 'out'.  mine never seems to stop when I hold the button down on the controls to focus close say on a nearby tree, or in the other direction on a a distant object.  If I hold the button down the motor seems to go on  buzzing away.  When it gets to its limit is there any indication?

 

Geoff

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Hi Geoff, have you tried using the focuser yourself without the motor?  If you can this will help you understand what's happening.  As Merlin66 above implies, there is quite a lot of focuser travel on a scope like this.  Good luck!

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