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GPS Operation With A Dead Battery

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Posted by Paul on August 22, 2002 01:29:01 UTC

You can operate the GPS 11 when the battery dies. Each axis has a clutch so there is no problem with manual operation. Also, the issue of lack of magnetic compensation has been resolved with all the new Celestron scopes now shipping. I love this scope and would recommend it to anyone. This scope is heavy but I haul mine out to the field using a cart I bought from Home Depot (brand: Ames Planter's Wagen, $30.00). Putting it up on the tripod is no big deal once you do it a few times. The images are fantastic and the tracking is dead on accurate.

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