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Smart drive won't work

The smart drive on the telescope wont work. I checked the adapter and replaced the battery, but when I switch it to own nothing happens.
What eles can I check?

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Sorry for late response -- I just found your posting.

You did not say which Meade telescope you have -- however-

There should be a light somewhere on the telescope that lights up when the power is on-- if this is not glowing-- double check your batteries-- better yet use an outside 12 volt power pack and the proper Meade cigarette lighter style plug.

No power --- nothing will work-- Meade has a customer service phone number here-- on their web site-

http://www.meade.com/support/contact.html

Posted on May 20, 2009

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