Advice Needed Nextvision vbox II now not moving dish

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Seeing as the thread hasn't been updated allow me. So I metered either end of the cable then manually turned the motor (Jaeger SMR 99G or similar) using the screw holding down the mag wheel. Everything checked out including the reed switch, voltage as expected at the motor end and the motor wasn't seized. The fault is a knackered bearing, judging by the lumps of metal that fell out of the cover and the smell it looks like it broke, jammed the motor which got very hot and stinky.

The Jaeger is still available around £100 but I've suggested to Dave he might want to take a chance on getting an 8" actuator from HM Sat for €25 and just swapping out the motor section where it fits onto the bevel gear attached to the dish mount. I've got one of the 8" actuators for elevation on my 1.8M and the size and appearance seem identical.
Yes I guess I will order one of these, I see pulsat still have a reasonable stock of new Jaeger 99G's btw so tempting but I know it's not nessasary
 
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My Satellite Setup
1m motorised dish / 1m fixed (test)
50 E - 37.5 W
Azbox HD Premium
Azbox ME
Amio A3 combo
TBS 5925 USB
Humax 1000S Freesat
Octogan SX88+
Openbox SX6 HD
Mecool K3 pro
X2 Premium HD
Skybox F3
Technomate 5402 M3
iSmart X8
Prof 7500 USB
Eyetv Net USB (OSX)
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Yes I guess I will order one of these, I see pulsat still have a reasonable stock of new Jaeger 99G's btw so tempting but I know it's not nessasary
Plenty of fake sites out there, willing to take money. always check name and address against companies house detail.
 
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sat-tv-fan

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473
My Satellite Setup
1m motorised dish / 1m fixed (test)
50 E - 37.5 W
Azbox HD Premium
Azbox ME
Amio A3 combo
TBS 5925 USB
Humax 1000S Freesat
Octogan SX88+
Openbox SX6 HD
Mecool K3 pro
X2 Premium HD
Skybox F3
Technomate 5402 M3
iSmart X8
Prof 7500 USB
Eyetv Net USB (OSX)
My Location
East Sussex
Plenty of fake sites out there, willing to take money. always check name and address against companies house detail.
Yes pulsat long established company, rung them just to check on stock
 
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