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hi!....

i have a eq3/2 mount with polarscope and dual motors fitted can it be successfully upgraded to goto, if so, synscan or syntrak? what is skytrak? can i buy an upgrade kit without motors? i understand this mount cannot be guided(no guide port).

any advice appreciated!

i have a sw st120/600 and canon 40d.

paul

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You can upgrade the EQ3-2 with GOTO, but they use different motors (included with the upgrade kit) The Synscan system has a autoguider port.

SynScan TM GO-TO UPGRADE - Upgrade Kit for standard EQ3-2 by OVL

If you only need an autoguider port, you can mod your dual axis hand controller. You can find the kit here:

Shoestring Astronomy accessories for astronomy.

Shoestring Astronomy GPINT-PT for auto-guiding.

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