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#1 cyastrzemski

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 03:41 PM

Hi,
My DSX-90 Autostar controller locked up and is unresponsive. Upon power up it displays the Autostar greeting and software version ©0.6 MEADE [43E] AUTOSTAR, then beeps, displays the Welcome to AUTOSTAR message and then the following:
Speed = 0.5 deg/sec
or MODE for Menu

None of the buttons respond at this point other than the up/down/left/right motor buttons which will move the mount in the 0.5 deg/sec speed.

I thought maybe the batteries were losing juice so I replaced them with new ones and still no response. The display is nice and bright.

Any ideas?

Regards,  Ed

#2 hargy

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 07:07 AM

have you tried replacing the cable. or cleaning the prongs with alcohol.
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