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CURRENT PRODUCTS

Telescope Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Collimating the Next Generation Telescope (NGT) 54    
Collimating the New Technology Telescope (NTT) 71    
NGT-18 Manual (New GoTo Version) HIDDEN TEXT 00    
NGT-18 Manual (Original Non-GoTo Version) (6,284 KB) 63    
NGT-12.5 Manual (353 KB) 62    
RB-16 Manual (2,807 KB) 65    
RB-10 Manual (4,750 KB) 67    
RB-66 Manual (1,769 KB) 64    
GoTo Computer Documents No. Store HTML PDF
GoTo Upgrade for LightBridge Installation Instructions (4,273 KB) 72    
MAX Computer Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Computer Comparison Chart 44 Yes

 

MAX Computer Part Numbers and Information Requirements Listed by Telescope Manufacturer, Model and Mount 12    
Information Needed for a Celestron Fork Mounted C8 Encoder Hardware Installation (a portion of document no. 12 with the addition of a picture) 9 Yes  
Information Needed for a Custom Dobsonian Encoder Hardware Installation 38    
MAX Computer Operator's Guide for NGC-microMAX, NCG-miniMAX and NGC-MAX (559 KB) 13    
Encoder Setup Specifications 10    
Determining Correct Encoder Resolution 16    
Star Alignments with a German Equatorial Mount 4    
The Importance of the Initial NGC Alignment — Accuracy is critical with the initial mechanical alignment of the telescope 15    
Additional NGC Alignments — Important Information on Subsequent Alignments After an Initial One- or Two-Star Alignment 14    
Diagnosing MAX Computer Problems 3  
Software Guided Telescope System — Specifications and Troubleshooting 1    
Factors Affecting Apparent Encoder Polarity (a portion of document no. 1) 5    
Troubleshooting the SGT Connection (a portion of document no. 1) 2    
Pin-outs for the NGC-MAX Serial Port 40    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 (Only Messier, Non-Stellar and Star catalogs plus Alignment Stars) 30    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 — Messier List (a comma delimited portion of document 30) 31    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 — Non-Stellar List (a comma delimited portion of document 30) 32    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 — Star List (a comma delimited portion of document 30) 33    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 — Alignment Star List (a comma delimited portion of document 30) 52    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 3.52 — Non-Stellar List (formatted for the "Planetarium" program running on a Palm device, contributed by Don Gallian) 50    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 2.94 — Messier List 69    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 2.94 — Non-Stellar List 70    
NGC-MAX Database Listing version 2.94 — Star List 58    
MEMO Regarding NGC-miniMAX Database Listing 34    
NGC-microMAX Database Listing version 1.16 (Star catalog only) 41    
NGC-microMAX Database Listing version 1.16 — Star List (a comma delimited version of document 41) 42    
Focuser Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Focuser Comparison Chart 43 Yes

 

Hand Unit Instructions —  Hand Unit Operation Instructions including Focuser Motor Operation 51    
Hand Unit Speed Modification — How to Adjust the Speed of the Standard JMI Hand Unit by Modifying the Circuit Board 66    
EV Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for all the EV focusers 59    
RCF Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for the RCF and RCF-mini focusers 19    
NGF-XT Focuser Base Dimensions 53    
DRO Encoder Installation Instructions 49    
Smart Focus Manual 29    
Smart Focus Specifications 39    
PC Focus Control Manual 60    
Replacing an OEM Newtonian Focuser with a JMI Focuser 68    
MOTOFOCUS Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Rack-and-Pinion MOTOFOCUS Data Sheet — Dimensional Information Needed by JMI for Stock or Custom Rack-and-Pinion MOTOFOCUS Evaluation 48    

General Astronomy Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Picking Your Telescope (and Mirror) 55    
Polar Alignment is Easy ... Really! 8    
Customer Support Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Purchasing Policies 61 Yes  
Return From (formatted for printing) 6 Yes  
Order Form (formatted for printing) 7 Yes  
Miscellaneous Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Adding Serial Ports to Your Computer 28    
End of Current Products Document List No. Store HTML PDF

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DISCONTINUED PRODUCTS

NGT Telescope Documents No. Store HTML PDF
NGT-6 Manual (809 KB) 46    
Equatorial Platform Documents No. Store HTML PDF
Nightrider I Equatorial Platform Operator's Guide 56    
Nightrider II Equatorial Platform Operator's Guide 57    
Focuser Documents No. Store HTML PDF
DRO Operation Instructions 47    
NGF Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for all the NGF-DX and NGF-mini focusers 17    
NGF C Series Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for the NGF-C, NGF-CM, NGF-miniC and NGF-miniCM focusers 45    
NGF S Series Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for the NGF-S, NGF-SE and NGF-miniS focusers 18    
NGF-55D Instructions — Focuser Installation and Operation Instructions for the NGF-55D and NGF-55DM focusers 11    
NGF-DX Focuser Base Dimensions 27    
RCF-1 Kit Instructions — Focuser Assembly Instructions for the RCF-1 Kit 20    
RCF-mini1 Kit Instructions Focuser Assembly Instructions for the RCF-mini1 Kit 21    
MOTOTRAK Documents No. Store HTML PDF
MOTOTRAK IV and V Operator's Guide (1,918 KB) 35    
MOTOTRAK III Manual (1,423 KB) 36    
MOTOTRAK III Manual Addendum 37    
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope Documents No. Store HTML PDF
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope (SCT Version) 22    
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope (Starfinder Version) 23    
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope (G-11 Version) 24    
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope (NGT-12.5 Version) 25    
EZAlign Polar Alignment Scope (NGT-18 Version) 26    
End of Discontinued Products Document List No. Store HTML PDF

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