OFF SET DISH ON POLAR MOUNT

wium

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Satellite Superstore is adverising prime focus dishes on a polar mount.I have written to them wanting to know, should i mount an off set dish on a polar mount what adjustments must i make (declination angle)to the polar mount to accommodate an off set dish.I received no response.Can members assist.
 

TJExcalibur

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Master Focus 90cm .Gigablue UHD Quad 4K on TM 2600 motor. *Tm 5402 HD M3, *Atemio Nemesis. *Not Used.
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Southern England
Satellite Superstore is adverising prime focus dishes on a polar mount.I have written to them wanting to know, should i mount an off set dish on a polar mount what adjustments must i make (declination angle)to the polar mount to accommodate an off set dish.I received no response.Can members assist.

I found this helpful, after I read it through 4 times.
satsig.net/polarmount.htm
 

BlindFaith

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you have to know the offset angle and change the mount accordingly
 
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