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Retrofitting an old truss fob to be go-to.

Started by Boxlock, 04/07/2021 02:01PM
Posted 04/07/2021 02:01PM Opening Post
I have a 14.5" night sky truss dob, with a sky commander, and an equatorial platform, was in my 30's when I bought it, now I'm in my late fifties, and it's not as light or portable as it used to be, and neither am I. 
Getting it up on the equatorial platform and all aligned isn't as easy as it used to be. I know technology has progressed, was wondering what would be involved in retrofitting it to be a Go-to, in terms of both the options and cost.
Posted 04/08/2021 12:12AM | Edited 04/08/2021 12:13AM #1
Originally Posted by James Braddy
I have a 14.5" night sky truss dob, with a sky commander, and an equatorial platform, was in my 30's when I bought it, now I'm in my late fifties, and it's not as light or portable as it used to be, and neither am I. 
Getting it up on the equatorial platform and all aligned isn't as easy as it used to be. I know technology has progressed, was wondering what would be involved in retrofitting it to be a Go-to, in terms of both the options and cost.
Here ya go:

https://www.astrosystems.biz/drive.htm

Check with astrosystems to determine if it's compatible with your dob.