I got it setup per the directions and attached the SkySync GPS. Took my Celestron AVX Mount out this afternoon to familiarize my self with it in the daylight. It locked on my location very quickly so I did the Quick Align option just as a test. But if I had paid full price I would not think well of the performance of the mount right out of the box. It isn't difficult to achieve subs of a minute or two, but: Glitches happen. Celestron's choice not to include decent bearings on this axis is the mount's greatest failing. And am now getting rather confused over the actual profile settings choices. I had something like that happen in my LX-200 where I had entered home position and timezone but for some reason it did not take, and scope thought it was somewhere in MiddleEast upon further inspection of home data info. How I made a better Celestron AVX I'm in no position to complain, I got my AVX for jellybeans because a surplus shop thought it was broken. Took my Celestron AVX Mount out this afternoon to familiarize my self with it in the daylight. Wasn’t sure if or how it would work, since it’s my first goto Mount. I encountered one other problem. Re: Celestron AVX mount problems I would follow Gabby's advice and if you still have issue, be sure to look at actual home info for location. It locked on my location very quickly so I did the Quick Align option just as a test. I got it setup per the directions and attached the SkySync GPS. Be prepared. Wasn’t sure if or how it would work, since it’s my first goto Mount. This weight is quite wide, which makes it possible for it to foul the north-side altitude adjustment screw. I use an (optional) polar alignment scope to aligned the mount with the North Celestial Pole (NCP), perform the 2-star alignment from the hand control, and then add two more calibration stars to get the alignment spot-on. 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