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by herpmcderpington
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF backlash amount tolerances
Replies: 6
Views: 3311

Re: EAF backlash amount tolerances

Any chance you could send me a new unit to try? I bought mine less than a month ago, should be well within warranty.
by herpmcderpington
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF backlash amount tolerances
Replies: 6
Views: 3311

Re: EAF backlash amount tolerances

There are dents in the motor shaft because I originally installed the EAF too lose, so it was slipping, and the set screw caused dents in the shaft. But now everything is very tight, shouldn't be an issue.
by herpmcderpington
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF backlash amount tolerances
Replies: 6
Views: 3311

Re: EAF backlash amount tolerances

I am well under the 5kg payload (no more than 2 kg). Updated the firmware to the latest version prior to testing. I'm still getting 115 steps. I'm just confused because usually stepper motors do not have gears, so why would it have such a large backlash? is it a defective unit?
by herpmcderpington
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: EAF backlash amount tolerances
Replies: 6
Views: 3311

EAF backlash amount tolerances

Hi, My EAF has a measure backlash of around 115 steps. If I detach the coupling from the telescope focuser, I can move the coupling a few millimeters freely, which I assume is the cause of backlash. I have double checked and made sure all the connections to the coupling are tight, so the backlash mu...
by herpmcderpington
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: ASIAIR
Topic: ASIAIR autorun randomly stops shooting
Replies: 11
Views: 3366

ASIAIR autorun randomly stops shooting

Hi,
When using autorun, the Asiair stops shooting after about 1 hour, and freezes for the rest of the night, even though it says "shooting" on the bottom right. I'm using version 1.4.3 on android. Is this a known issue?