Installing the Mount Controller - Part 2

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Got the A-P cable connections right first thing this morning and e-mailed Mathis of my error.  Lesson 1.  Don't try and figure out a new GTO system late at night!

Mathis called at around 7 PM to confirm the spacer idea (one 5mm spacer to be used) and dimensions to mate to one of the DEC trunnions.  I also asked his opinion on reducing the ring plates from 18" to 12" long and he said that would be fine.  He also said I was lucky that I didn't blow the A-P control box with the wrong cable connections.  He had mentioned to A-P that the connections should be clearly labeled, and finds this incredulous not to be the case. Finally, he mentioned that the DEC gear should be to the west.