- A Question Regarding an AP900 Mount
Re: A Question Regarding an AP900 Mount
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What CPx are you using to drive the motors? A CP3 or a CP4?
If the keypad has no issue moving the dec axis, then the motors and the mount are fine. I suspect a software issue or cable issue. I would start with using a different cable and connector to reach the CPx. For example, on a CP3 you could
swap out your serial cable and use the second serial port.
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Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:59 AM
[ap-gto] A Question Regarding an AP900 Mount
I'm looking for some insight. Last night while using my AP900 mount, my software was sending the mount to a location in the sky and I could hear the dec axis motor but there was no movement of the dec axis.
When I tried to manually slew the mount via hand controller, it moved ok. And later did slew to other locations.
I am using the ASIair pro system to control the mount
When I grasp the dec axis and try to move it, it seems to be solid with no backlash.
Any insight into what may have happened to the dec axis not moving?
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