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    Default ETX-125 Observer electrical



    Hi all! here is the deal. Guy at Meade told me I could disconnect the battery pack and just use the 12V adapter. NOT! With the battery pack unplugged and 12V power tank hooked up the scope will not turn on. I am thinking incomplete circuit. I have bought a 9volt plug. if I solder the plugs two wires together and plug it into the scope to complete the circuit, will it then work with the power tank? Thanks. Bill
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    Default Re: ETX-125 Observer electrical

    You should just be able to plug into the 12v power pack and turn it on.
    If you are using a cord with a cigar lighter end have you checked that the fuse is good?
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    Default Re: ETX-125 Observer electrical

    Ive had the battery pack out of my etx125 for a year or more and it runs just fine
    on a external power source. Id check the cable first then the socket into the scope.
    I think as you push in the tank plug it should isolate the battery pack so you dont
    have two power supplies running at the same time. You may have an issue there somewhere.
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    Default Re: ETX-125 Observer electrical

    Thanks all! I will play with it a bit more. Bill
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