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...seeing an open in the cables going to dec motor or ra if your cable is bad replace search mpmug for runaway dec or ra to see this ...

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...links may help you: http://www.mapug-astronomy.net/ragreiner/decdrive.html and this: Sometimes a "runaway" is caused by a bad hand controller cable. You can buy a replacement from

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...to cross the meridian. We tried turning it off starting again, nothing works. Eventually stalls. Runaway DECLINATION is what this is called. Usually it can be fixed with a new hand controller

Question about LX200GPS Telescope

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...started it up. I have had a local TV repair shop replace all of the capacitors and it now has a runaway RA drive when powered up and the keypad blinks all LED's initially, then no LED's and the ...

Question about LX200GPS Telescope

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10" LX200 runaway motor right ascension.Mead 10" LX200 runaway motor right ascension.Mead claims can not be fixed.scope is approx 15 years old Already answered your question.

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10" LX200 runaway motor, right ascension.Mead 10" LX200 runaway motor, right ascension.Mead claims can not be fixed. Scope is approx 15 years old. The very first thing to try is new cables. ...

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boards and then reconnect them. Amazingly it worked and is worth a try. If this does not cure your "runaway dec" , call Tony Castanza at the Astronomy Shoppe in NH. He fixed my LX200 and may have some

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