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Goto into the opposite direction

I have tried hard to find a solution to my problem everywhere, to no avail. I am using Skysafari on an iPad with the Sitech II Controller. I do everything like in the manual to set up the scope. It connects flawlessly, I align the scope with a star fine. But whenever I want to goto to another star, the scope slews into the exact opposite direction, like in a mirror. What is wrong? Does the scope think it is pointing west, when in reality it is pointing east? How do I tell the scope which way it is pointing. This easy in Sitech.exe when using Windows, but how do I tell the scope it is pointing to the east in iOS? Or is there another reason?
After having tried the whole night to solve this mystery, I am giving up and go to bed, hoping that you found the solution when I wake up again.


Kind regards and thanks
Heinz, Tokyo

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    Bill Tschumy

    The SiTech is a strange system.  I think there is a motor setting to control the direction.  This works fine for some folks setup and not for others.  You might ask on a SiTech forum. 

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    erniegaudet

    I seem to have the same problem, the scope slews in the opposite direction this whole setup has been a challenge

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    erniegaudet

    When trying to align to Polaris the scope goes 180degrees away

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    Bill Tschumy

    I really would encourage you to ask about this on a SiTech forum (or ask the manufacturer).  There is some setting in the SiTech setup that should control this.

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    erniegaudet

    Sorry what is SITech I am using a Celestron 6se does this make a difference, I am not too computer savy

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