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Problem with start up with my telescope

I have a meade lx200 non gps unit.prolem is when you level unit and zero unit ,and turn on power switch,unit does self disgnostic test ,and then reads telescope object libary the bucket goes up but the motor does not stop can you help with problem?

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I have found info to my problem with my scope there is a company in england that deals with meade issues. there web page is WWW.AWRTECH.CO.UK the problem with my scope is the dec motor assembly ,and the opto pulses ,i will have to send it to them so they may check this problem out ,only around $43.00 dollars to have them check this problem out ,they tell me that these assemblys are very unstable .contact alan buckman at the web site above if you have simular problem .there is also a good section on repairing this in the MAPUG USER GROUP .

good luck with this web page they wern"t much help for me on problems

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Http://www.opticsplanet.net/telescope-faq.html

click the link and check out the instructions.

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The motor wirings must be short somewhere .so its not stopping where it should be.

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