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    Default Single Axis vs. Dual Axis Drives



    Beginner question ... What are benefits and disadvantages of a Single
    Axis drive vs. a Dual Axis drive?

    Thanks.
    Bill Lugg


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    Default Single Axis vs. Dual Axis Drives

    Google must still be down. :^(

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    Default Single Axis vs. Dual Axis Drives

    Hi Bill,


    Imagine you are out looking at the moon. You would to hop from
    crater to crater. With single-axis drive, the scope is
    tracking, but you can't go up and down without reaching out
    for the slow-motion controls. With dual-axis drives, you sit
    at the eyepiece with the controls in your hand. You go up,
    down, left, right, all with the push of a button.

    The same is true when you are star hopping to a faint fuzzy.

    Clear Skies

    Chuck Taylor
    Do you observe the moon? If so, try
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lunar-observing/

    If you enjoy optics, try
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ATM_Optics_Software/
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