Re: Encoder performance during recent sub-zero nights


Roland Christen
 

The mounts in my observatory performed normally at -10F. I monitored the encoders during that time and they worked fine. I don't know what the lowest temperature might be where they would stop working. I have two mounts in the observatory and both of them worked normally. No issues with the encoders on either mount.

Rolando



-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Spencer <patrick.spencer2@...>
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Sent: Sun, Feb 21, 2021 9:53 am
Subject: [ap-gto] Encoder performance during recent sub-zero nights

Hi Roland, 

Did you have any issues with the encoder performance during any of the recent very cold nights? I know you use the standard temperature encoders, and it seems the recent arctic blast would have provided a good acid test for their limits.

Thanks,

Patrick Spencer

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Roland Christen
Astro-Physics

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