3 axes DiSEqC solution

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Hi everybody,
i just thinking about this kind of installation.

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This is just an idéa and already some problems turn in my mind.
First, some of you will say that a polar mount can do the job...

Ok but this is just more exciting i think, no ?

As you can see the idea is to use normal DiSEqC signal from any receiver to move a dish using 2 actuators plugged to diseqc to 36v positioner and a H to H DiSEqC motor for the polarisation.
Every DiSEqC to 36v positioner are sold with a remote to configure them.

the deal is to configure for the satellite position #1 the elevation on one positioner and the azimut one the second one and the same for the polarisation.
When the receiver send the DiSEqC signal for #1, everyone drives to the programed position.

1st solved probleme, for the polarisation just switch off the two positioners let you configure it with the receiver.

2nd probleme, if used with a normal polar mount we stored satellite from a side to other side in the right order, in this case for the elevation the position stored will go up and then will go down after the 0°.
Is it possible ?

3rd probleme, the loss of Db added by every positioner and the motor...

Every help will be appreciated !
 

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Thanks you @Terryl but the deal is to manage with a normal receiver, with this motor you have to use is control panel.
I want something more simple to use every day and in the same time something a little bit crazy.










 

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Hi everybody,
i just thinking about this kind of installation.

As long as you have one LNBs with dual outputs (or more), only one needs to have DiSEqC commands and a motor in the way.

In my opinion use an obsolete but still functional SD receiver for doing the work of motorising, the first, most expensive one in HD (or perhaps a PC card for the 4.2.2 stuff) bringing in the pictures and sound.
 
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Hi everybody,
i just thinking about this kind of installation.

Hi zorrin, so have I for the last five years or so, here is my solution, its not in use yet though.
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Yes Chris About 2 grand new, good for auto tracking inclined birds etc :)
 

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Thanks for your reply but it seems that my idea is misunderstood.
the idea is to use only simple systems, cheap and available everywhere.
like you I dream about professionnels systems but the prices are also pro ...
 

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Far too complicated.

Use a USALS motor to track the arc. And use an actuator to adjust declination. East/west will be completely automatic. And for inclined satellites you can control declination manually, or write a plugin to do it.

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Thanks for your reply but it seems that my idea is misunderstood.
the idea is to use only simple systems, cheap and available everywhere.
like you I dream about professionnels systems but the prices are also pro ...

Just keep looking I believe it only cost £100 pound for the controller from memory, good luck with your task :-).
 

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WOW! Only 100£ ! :)
 
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