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Yeshi

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#1
Hello.

Got my motor, going to set it up over the weekend.

I have a few questions regarding the setup..

Anyway i live in Manchester

First..

What do i set the dish elevation too??

Do i just line up to 1 thor??

How do i calc the elevation of the motor??

My nearest postcode is M40 0HW (this postcode has no links to me just a random postcode from a street near me)
 

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#2
You need to get your lat and long which you can get by typing the postcode into multimap.com

Your lat and long will be at the bottom of the page under the map.

Using that info you can do the nescessary calculations. Should be a chart or something in your motors manual but if not you may find one on here
 

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#3
Find your address on www.multimap.co.uk and the coordinates will be given.

There should be a note on how to set the elevation in the motor handbook, it will either be your lattitude, or a figure for which the handbook will normally give a calculation. Similarly for the dish adjustment, but finding Thor will achieve the same end. :)
 

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#4
ok cheers guys :)

So i have

Site Lat 53

Elevation Angle 37

Declination 7.6

Dish Bracket 22.4

Im stuck with this lol.. (
 

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#5
think ive worked it now..

the dish angle should be 30degrees mins the declination which is 7.6 which give me the dish angle of 22.4.. the motor should be at the lat 53degrees

okay i think ive got it all now.. anything else i should be wary of??

i have a motor at 53
dish at 22.4
lnb at 12 oclock..

hole thing pointing at 1 thor..
 
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#6
maybe this will help
my lat is 53.2 long -2.5 off set angle of 6.9
so this is how i did it i'm sure u wont be far off:-reindeer
 

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#7
if i understand you correctly .. your sayin the hole think is at a 87deg angle..

lol

im thick when it comes to this...

theres me thinking i had worked it all out :S

btw i have the same motor as you mate.. :)
 
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#8
go to www.satsig.net/ssazelm.htm it might explain things better,
youre not thick, it's just that i did it this way (as per drawing to make it a little less confusing to me ) whether it's the right way or not it worked for me and that's all that matters y= offset angle which in my case was 6.9 here a piccy of my dish pointing at thor if it help's
 

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#9
Yeshi said:
think ive worked it now..

the dish angle should be 30degrees mins the declination which is 7.6 which give me the dish angle of 22.4.. the motor should be at the lat 53degrees

okay i think ive got it all now.. anything else i should be wary of??

i have a motor at 53
dish at 22.4
lnb at 12 oclock..

hole thing pointing at 1 thor..
That looks right, try it out in the daylight. :)
 
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#10
yes, not in the middle the night like me, getting :-peepeeon in the rain:-Cbigsmil
 

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#11
will try ;) reason im wanting to get it all right so i know what im doing is because i work 6 days a week.. sunday is my only day off... so this sunday im going to have to get it right.. i just hope u lot are online through the day on sunday...lol
 
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#12
read new post i've done in test area if rolfw hasn't moved it yet
 

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#13
Problemo..

Okay pulled sicky.. am ill but thought i might aswell do this..

so anyway..

put it up using the settings i posted in this thread..

Could i get a signal.. cud i b*****.. anyway i lowered the motor bracket.. from 53 .. bang i picked up hotbird.. so i moved around selecting lower sats closest to thor.. anyway found thor.. 89% .. anyway moved to other sats.. no signal.. umm.. so i think the above settings arent right.. but how>>
 

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#14
They must be close.
if your motor is 0, or 1 if you're picky - and the dish is square on to it at that moment then when you move the whole lot round and then adjust the dish decliation for max on 1W, the rest can't fail to drop in.

Unless your pole is out to start with obviously.



L.:)
 

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#15
I'm a bit concerned about you moving the motor bracket, what did you move it to? As I've said in previous threads, the elevation angle of the motor is not negotiable, it has to be set at the correct figure for your location, otherwise the whole arc will be out.
 

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#16
Sorry Rolf... didnt move the bracket... just lowered the motor... as it wouldnt get a signal... i know its not negotiable but it wouldnt get a signal.. even when i had the cable straight from the box to the lnb..

Now i got it to move over to hispa.. and i can move it back to thor... but i cant get the motor to go east past thor...

im using usals.. and dont uite understand how to enter..

i have long -2 so i just press 2 and west.. lat is 53 so i entered 53,3n .. but i dont think that is right
 

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#17
Your setting are correct in the receiver, what do you mean by "just lowered the motor"?
 

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#18
i knocked my lat down by one or two.. now im gettin signals from 28.2 to 30w.. around 80-90%i need to tweak but im going to do sunday... also need to tidy cables up... cheers for help guys :)
 

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#19
Well I guess if it works, then you must be doing something right. :)

PS. Your profile location still says Portsmouth. ;)
 

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#20
rolfw said:
Well I guess if it works, then you must be doing something right. :)

PS. Your profile location still says Portsmouth. ;)
Thats cause it was lol..


Anyway.. just been browsing the sky.. i can get as i say hispa.. to astra .. can get 19, 13 but can get arabsat?? is that right or wont a 80cm be enough ??
 
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