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Friends, I am back with a tutorial video on how to modify your Sky Watcher HEQ5-PRO mount or its American twin, the Orion Sirius EQ-G into a belt driven mount.
The benefits of converting to a belt drive is that you don't have to worry about Backlash. The procedure took me about an hour to complete.

Link is below
https://youtu.be/PjDZiXaN5KM

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I am sure many with find this useful Sathya, but I for one have looked at the first 5 minutes of your video and confirmed with myself that I made the right decision to Pay FLO to do the Mod for me, looks far too complicated for me to do something like that, but well done for making this video to help others.

Carole 

 

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2 hours ago, carastro said:

I am sure many with find this useful Sathya, but I for one have looked at the first 5 minutes of your video and confirmed with myself that I made the right decision to Pay FLO to do the Mod for me, looks far too complicated for me to do something like that, but well done for making this video to help others.

Carole 

 

Thank You Carole. :) Its actually not difficult, but yes, a bit intimidating at the beginning perhaps. The only fiddly bit was unplugging the DEC motor wire. Otherwise much of it was a breeze. 

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