Meade Telescope "loose focus knob" Questions

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Question about Celestron Optics

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...focus lock will have no effect until tight, when the focuser will cease moving, as is now. The other screw will gradually remove looseness and rattle from the focuser until it just moves smoothly, ...

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...focus knob is loose and sloppy. It turns real easy and never gets the object in focus. Any suggestions on correcting this? Try tightening the grub screw that fastens the knob onto the shft that it ...

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Question about Orion Optics

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focus knob turns but nothing happens. The small "pin" which moves the mirror inside may have either come loose or broken. You will need to remove the focuser to find out. Visit the Mighty ETX web site

focus range, the tension on the knob firms up a little, but does not stop turning. There is a rod inside that the focuser attaches too. It may be broken inside or has come loose from the rod. Locate a

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...Loose image when focusing when i turn the focusing knob in and out the image iam loking at also moves around side to side.is this a repair i can do myself ? The ETX family (and other Meade LX ...

...focus. When the focuser knob is rotated either direction it moves the image up or down. The knob could have come loose from the mirror. This would require a return to Celestron for repair or a ...

Question about Meade Optics

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Loose image when focusing The shift is bad when i have an object in the center of field of view and then focus, the image will go way out to the outer edge and will hang up out there untill i turn the

Question about Celestron Optics

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...focus knob supposed to feel loose slides in and out but also moves up down left and right. The focus knob is not supposed to feel like that. On my Celestron it had almost become detached from the ...

Question about Meade Optics

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...focus, do you have any info how to resolve this problem. I can not find any drawings for this scope on internet. it could be the grub screw on the knob needs tightening. If it is loose, the knob will ...

...out I can see the moon, but when I put it in all I see is grainy sand no matter how many turns of the focus knob. There is no rattles so nothing is loose. You may have lost a lens out of the

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