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I have an Orion Atlas EQ6 mount and need a Motor circuit board as the one I have is burnt out. The board is a SynScan EQ6 motor controller if you have one avilable please Email the price and your address. My E-mail is vernrickey5@gmail.com

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Why don't you call Orion customer service ?

http://www.telescope.com/control/main/

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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    Orion's customer service SUCKS, and if you are not an original owner they will not deal with you.

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