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I seem to recall hearing that in one of the YouTube live vids recently...
Would the motor still run, but just not have enough oomph to turn the larger gears?
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On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 01:35 PM, prmailers wrote:
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From: Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering <jrh@...>
Date: 7/14/20 4:21 PM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: [ESPMC-Eight] Tracking going wrong #alignment #astrophotography #ExploreStars #iexos-100 #TECHNICAL #Windows10
Maybe Jerry or Wes can shed some light on this...If the voltage drops below around 10.5 Vdc then the motors will not provide enough torque to drive the mount and it will start to stall/ratchet.
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