Last updated: 30 September 2007
Subject:	Tighten the altitude lock
Sent:	Friday, September 28, 2007 06:06:28
From:	olivier sauvanet (
I have a DS-2130 and I can't tighten the altitude lock. Then altitude
motor turn but the tube stay horizontally.
I try to demantle the mounting arm but I don't know how to do that.
Could you help me
Thank you
Mike here: I don't have a DS model but it sounds like the axis clamping mechanism may have failed. There is an article ("DS Disassembly") on the Helpful Information: Telescope Tech Tips page but it is for the azimuth axis.


Thank you


I have unscrewed the altitude lock screw. Then I reached a piece which
is necessary to file to pass through another( look at the photo)  Now I
have repaired my telescope, I can lock the altitude motor. This morning
, at the end of the night,  among clouds ,  I have observed the moon,
and Venus and it was very nice....

Thank you and sorry for my english

photo photo

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