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exjeraca

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Re: Think it was worth less than a thousand bucks? New mount. IEQ45
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2018, 01:28:11 AM »
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I think the defining characteristic of the pro was stepper motors vs the old servo motors.
So pop off a cover and see. The pro had big cube shaped steppers. The original had round servos.

I'll do that this evening when I get home.

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Re: Think it was worth less than a thousand bucks? New mount. IEQ45
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2018, 05:24:28 PM »
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It's not a Pro. The Pro version doesn't have the DB9 serial connector on the RA electronics housing.

I could be wrong here, but it looks like it does have the DB9?
It's not a Pro. The Pro version doesn't have the DB9 serial connector on the RA electronics housing.

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Re: Think it was worth less than a thousand bucks? New mount. IEQ45
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2018, 10:32:43 AM »
That mount was mine originally and I am the seller.  I bought it from OPT and I purchased a "Pro" from them when I bought it.  I am not an iOptron expert, but I certainly was under the impression the whole time I owned it that it was a Pro because that's what I ordered?  If I'm wrong I sincerely apologize for advertising it as such because it was certainly sold to me as one.  It was absolutely unfailing to me to while I owned it so I'm glad it went to a good home.  Completing the set up of the Paramount MX+ that replaced it now so I think both parties are pleased. 

Matt