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Replacement Cables for the CGE Mount

ScopeStuff is now selling replacement cables for the CGE mount.  While the cable is marketed only as for the Declination motor, it also works fine for the Right Ascension motor connection.  These cables are 3 feet long and more flexible than the original CGE cables.  The original cables are sometimes the cause of intermittent problems ranging from runaway slews to inoperative mounts.  More details on the cables are found here:

http://www.scopestuff.com/ss_cabg.htm

Another alternative would be shielded network cables.  Flat cables have been suggested to ease routing:

http://www.vpi.us/cable-sf-shld.html


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