Hi den123, Do not be put off by thinking it is over technical, If you can put a shelf up you can put a dish up. Honest, have a look around the site and if you have problems ask for help. We were all where you are at some point but you will feel more satisfaction doing it yourself:toke:
dish came today have put it together in the liveing room before the wife comes from work lol lol no got to fix bracket outside tomorrow if the weather is not raining if i get stuck is there anyone i can phone in the uk thanks guys
Your elevation figure on the motor will be 50.6, your longitude is 3.5 degrees West, so you can set up your due South on either 1W or 5W, but you will need to offset the motor by a couple of degrees whichever you select.
If you are using a receiver with USALS, then you set the motor to zero or refence point, then set up your coordinates in the receiver, then tell it to go to either 5W or 1W, whichever you decide to use as your reference satellite.
thanks mate is there any chance doing a step by step guide as what to do from start to finnish iam a bit slow thick. lol i have a humax 2000 reciver hopeing to start putting the dish up today if weather is ok got get a mast pole first thanks mate
Just set it to midway between 50 and 51, that'll be close enough. I don't think that the 0.1 deg will make any difference.
Believe these guys when they tell you it's not that difficult. I put up my very first motorized system a couple of months ago following the stickies at the top of the thread and within 4 - 5 hours was up and running. Good luck with it.