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SolarQuest review

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by Ronnie_Clayton » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:03 am

Great Review Pedro!

One question, is it possible use this mount in equatorial mod? (like the SkyWatcher AZ GTi)?

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by pedro » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:09 pm

HI Ronnie

No, you can use it only in azimuthal mode. It works only for solar observation

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by Ronnie_Clayton » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:57 pm

Thanks for your explanations Pedro :D

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:24 pm

Great review, ordered
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

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WO Binoviewers
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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:46 am

Just bought, HATE the terrible flimsy tripod not safe for an expensive kit so changed for EQ5 legs from Ebay

Thanks for the SUPERB review it was that, that sold me

The video is of the flimsy mount only don't download if slow internet
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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:48 am

Ronnie_Clayton wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:03 am
Great Review Pedro!

One question, is it possible use this mount in equatorial mod? (like the SkyWatcher AZ GTi)?

Um grande abraço!

Ronnie
No ? it is a Solar mount ?
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:50 am

Any idea whet it means when the RED and GREEN LED's flash alternately, is it looking for GPS ?
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"


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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:56 am

Thanks,GPS then, appreciated
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by skyhawk » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:32 pm

I fitter remote focus to my ED72 on the GREAT Skywatcher Solar tracking mount

https://youtu.be/o7VXcG6hmFA

AND what about the 12v adapter that comes with it, perfect
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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"


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Re: SolarQuest review

Post by pedro » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:21 pm

Daystar Quark Chromosphere SWSolarQuest mount + FS60C/SM60/BF10
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