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Help wanted with identification

Started by macdonjh, 08/16/2014 04:22PM
Posted 08/16/2014 04:22PM Opening Post
Our club has this mount, but I need help identifying it. It looks like a CG3 or CG4 to me, but it has Japanese markings you may be able to see in the picture. Vixen? The motors are marked Nippon Motor and the connectors are 8-pin DIN. Does anyone know how to connect these and make them work?

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Posted 08/16/2014 06:35PM #1
Looks like a Vixen Super Polaris to me.

John
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Posted 08/17/2014 04:29AM #2
100% Vixen Super Polaris. The dead give away is the star bolt near the base which locks latitude adjustments. The motor drives are original to that mount.

Looks very clean. How'd you come across it?

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