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Jeff are you going to Boardwalk astronomy on Tuesday night?
If so I can bring the little beast and check it out there?
Rott'n Paws Observatory
From: Jeff Goldstein <jeffgold1@...>
Date: Saturday, July 28, 2012 11:22 PM
Subject: RE: [backbayastro] Help
I have one for my ETX-125.
If I look around I may find another for an old ETX-70 also, Chuck.
I’ll give you a call, tomorrow.
NAR #81619 L3
From: backbayastro@... [mailto:backbayastro@...] On Behalf Of Chuck
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:55 PM
Subject: [backbayastro] Help
I bought a used Autostar 497 hand controller off of the Internet. It seems to have a problem. It could be the attached cable, it looks a little rough. I would like to know if anyone has a Meade Autostar 497 hand control and cable I could use to see if it actually works on my ETX 70. The Autostar 494 hand controller works just fine. With this Autostar 497 I encounter a motor fault after it starts to slew to the first alignment star. Like I stated, it slews just fine with the Autostar 494, so I know there is nothing wrong with the ETX 70.