Coronado SM Remote adjustment

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Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by rsfoto » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:34 pm

Hi,

I have been absent many years from this forum. Lately I have started again with Solar imaging but already in December 2012 I modified my double stacked Coronado SM60.

I can now adjust them remotely while sitting in front of the PC monitor and check the adjustment results.

Below some images of how I solved it. Nowadays with the Arduino it is relatively simple to make it.

regards Rainer
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Re: Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by Merlin66 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:11 am

That's a very interesting (and complex looking) option to achieve remote tilt control.
I just use the "semi-remote" Vegemite lid option.....
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Re: Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by marktownley » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:57 am

Impressive mod Rainer!
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Re: Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by JF Roudier » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:48 pm

Good evening everyone, a photo of my Maxscope Coronado 90 double stack, and its T-Max tuning system.

The full description is here: http://www.astrosurf.com/jiaifer/pageco ... nutmax.htm

Good Sun!

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Re: Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by marktownley » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:34 pm

That's nice! More pics please Jef!
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Re: Coronado SM Remote adjustment

Post by JF Roudier » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:57 pm

Good evening,
sorry for the delay to answer ...
Other photos are on the page whose link is:
http://www.astrosurf.com/jiaifer/pageco ... nutmax.htm
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