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    Default ETX-90 EC hard stops

    I have a newbie question.
    If the telescope tries to move past the hard stops (I set the home
    position wrong) does this cause it any damage, e.g. to the
    drive/motors ?


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    Default ETX-90 EC hard stops

    Depending on the age of your ETX, it may (like in the older ones) have
    plastic gears. In that case, there were reports of the teeth being worn
    down if the 'scope was allowed to grind away too long on the stop.

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