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Power supply adaptor for orion skyquest xx14g

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Hi. I'm new to the forum and quite new to astronomy.  I've just purchased a second hand xx14g dob from ebay but it does not have a uk ac/dc power supply adaptor. The orion adaptor appears to be obsolete. Will another one work? 

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It's fairly unusual for someone to use an ac adapter with such a scope. A good size battery is more usual for a number of reasons...

  • electrical safety - especially with dew etc.
  • no trip hazard
  • easier to set up especially at star parties etc.

If you do want an adapter, then any good brand 12V supply capable to at least 2 Amps will be OK. Just double check that cementer pin is positive, which is nearly universal now.

Our sponsor FLO have a couple of good ones related at 5A.

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