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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope Making > Classified #225185

For Sale: Mel Bartels stepper go-to system complete!

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This is a complete working go-to system based on Mel Bartels stepper go-to design. Included is an IBM laptop model 2635-40U (380 w/32MB RAM and Pentium 160) running DOS (very fast boot) and with Mels software installed and working. Mels stepper motor control board in an insulated carrier ready for service. 2-6V 1.8 degree/step stepper motors, attached to Arrick 4:1 gear reducers, that have been tuned and linearized in the software for 30uSteps per step. 2 spare steppers included also! The handpad control box and cable, with a cable and adapter ready to plug into an SBIG STV for autoguiding. The battery is still good in the laptop, but a power supply is included. This system was successfully used to convert an AP1200 QMD mount to a "go-to". More pictures, in service, available on request. Only $395 for all. About 10lbs from 97007. Buyer pays shipping, CONUS only. PayPal perfered, but will take checks if you want to wait.

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