Question about Meade LX200GPS Telescope

1 Answer

Power problem on my 10" LX200gps.

Where did you get the wiring schematic for the unit? I am an electronic technician and could troubleshoot the problem if I had a copy of the schematics.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks,
John

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,186 Answers

Post this Question on the LX200 forum on Yahoo Groups-- many techs on the forum --

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I own a GE Spacemaker microwave. The turntable & surface lights are not working. I have determined using a multimeter that neither the motor or the light fixtures are getting AC power (21vac) for the...


http://www.eserviceinfo.com/

if you cannot find the schematic you need, i'd suggest you unplug the unit and open it, fuses aren't that hard to find and replace. with your background, i believe you won't be having any difficulty.

Oct 08, 2013 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

My LX200gps 10 inch microfocuser has quit. Earlier my power button was intermittent, now it works. The handcontroller alllows you to slew, but not focus. I used spray contact cleaner in the power and...


When you plug in an outside power source the internal batteries are disconnected- automatically. First thing I would try is all new cables Sounds like the motor inside the focuser died.

Apr 12, 2011 | Meade LX200GPS Telescope

1 Answer

Hi do you know were i can get the electronics for the left fork arm or electrical schematics so i can make my own version. thanks steve


Contact the folks on the Yahoo LX200 group-- they have board pictures and knowledge of the electronics on LX200 scopes.

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/LX200GPS/

Mar 17, 2011 | Meade LX200GPS-SMT 8 inch Telescope

1 Answer

I have a meade lx200gps 10" scope. The ra up is not responing. the down is working only. After initializing and fining north the auto star says stalled motor.


Do a calibrate motors and make sure you are using a separate 12 volt power pack or BRAND NEW internal batteries. All goto scopes work better with smooth, regulated power. The internal batteries will NOT work well for very long.

The Calibrate motors routine adjusts the motors for the power supply being used.

Oct 10, 2010 | Meade LX200GPS Telescope

1 Answer

Dayton Heater M/N 3E227E


Hard to believe they sell a retrofit kit for a Gas furnace to a Customer....This is ahrd to advise you on with out seeing the schematic and if it is indeed intended for that furnace....the Spark mounting location is CRITICAL for safety so make sure that is correct above all.....OK The wire coming off the transformer and tied to the red wire going to the heat excghanger would most likely be a High Limit switch...cuts the gas off if the blower doesnt work etc or you would have a fire...so this switch must be in series with the transformer to cut power when the switch opens....the wire MV/PV coming from the "Electronic control box" needs to go to the New Gas Valve you should have which will have a termional marked MV/PV (Main valve/Pilot/valve) as your old one was for a standing pilot application and when you have electronic ignition you req a Gas valve for Intermittent pilot .....you should also have 2 more terminals on the valve MV and PV which will have seperate lines from the ignition control as well....basicvally there will be another wire coming from MV/PV going back to the transformer...make sure all wiring is correct and I would strongly advise you have a technician check your work before you attempt to use it....if wired incorrectly you could have a serious delayed ignition as its possible to power the main burner instead of the pilot if you wire it up wrong below is a typical spark wiring diagram....may not apply totally to your system but it will give you the general idea79f9627.gif

Oct 31, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Power problem on lx200gps telescope


If it's an electronic problem --- there are several folks on the Yahoo LX200 Group that can repair the board-- go there and ask for "RON"---

You should be using a stable 12 volt power source. The only other thing to check are

Get a temporary replacement for the hand controller and see if that works-- and-or get a low cost replacement hand controller cable from www.scopestuff.com and try the old controller with a new cable --- usually one of the capacitors is fried.

Jun 02, 2009 | Meade 10" LX200GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain...

1 Answer

Azimuth motor stalling missing the electronic home sensor


Check for binding in the gears; my 10" had aluminium chips in the fork base that jammed the gear. Cured by removing the RA manual adjust assembly - was useless anyway, as it could only be used with the RA unlocked. One setscrew in the fork base holds it in place,just loosen and pull up.

Apr 16, 2009 | Meade LX200GPS Telescope

2 Answers

10" Meade Fork, Quartz LX Pulse Drive


No schematics out there for that model, although there are ones for the LX classic and GPS. The center contact is positive.

Jul 24, 2008 | Meade LX200GPS Telescope

6 Answers

KLH ASW10-120B subwoofer


I realize that this is an old problem, but folks are still finding it on searches, so here goes.

Here are the two pages of schematics from KLH. I wrote to their tech department and explicitly asked for permission to share them here.

Here's the lower board, which has the power supply:
KLH ASW 10-120 subwoofer schematic - lower board


Here's the upper board:

KLH ASW 10-120 subwoofer schematic - upper board


Jan 25, 2008 | KLH ASW10-120 Subwoofer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Meade LX200GPS Telescope Logo

Related Topics:

168 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Meade Optics Experts

Joe Lalumia aka...
Joe Lalumia aka...

Level 3 Expert

3186 Answers

Experi

Level 1 Expert

17 Answers

Greg Cann
Greg Cann

Level 3 Expert

1114 Answers

Are you a Meade Optic Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...