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Motor Unit Fault ETX125 new out of the box - Meade ETX Premier Edition: ETX105 PE Telescope

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If new, then under warranty. Contact Meade.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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Replace them and try again; or better get a seperate 12 volt power pack and the correct Meade 12 volt cigarette lighter style power cable.

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