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EQ-Z – Back Panel

As mentioned before I decided to switch from the Gemini 2 controller which I had plenty of experience with to the Sideral Technologies Servo II. I really wanted a controller that supports High Resolution shaft encoders. I had almost gave … Continue reading

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Z-One – Exterior Construction

Well, it took me over 6 months to start blogging about the construction of the observatory. I did post quite a few pictures on Cloudynights and Astrosurf though. Anyway, Z-one is the name I chose for my (first) observatory. It … Continue reading

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CDK17 – Lower Cage

Here’s a quick update of the Lower Cage assembly of my 17″ CDK. It’s basically just the rear and mid assembled together. The only new part is the lower cage shroud. It’s made of a single layer of carbon/kevlar fiber … Continue reading

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