Skywatcher AZ Motor Mod

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Skywatcher AZ Motor Mod

Post by skyhawk » Sun May 05, 2019 10:29 am

As I am no way an engineer or electrical person I hope you may help.

The AZ Skywatcher mount in the image has knobs that come off, I am considering placing something similar to this on each one

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But the skywatcher is not powerful enough, I don't want to pay hundreds, any ideas, many thanks
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Re: Skywatcher AZ Motor Mod

Post by marktownley » Sun May 05, 2019 11:16 am

Is there anything on astroboot? https://www.astroboot.co.uk/AstroBoot
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