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Some pics of a Andrew 2.4m Gregorian antenna

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Rd100

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I can get these dishes cheap i have used these for vsat loads of times and also a few transmitter sites use both the 1.8m and 2.4m versions they are good dishes the only down side if you are in to multisat there is no polar mount option.
 

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Rd100 said:
the only down side if you are in to multisat there is no polar mount option.

That is easy to fix as you can make a frame and bolt a EGIS motor to it.

I have some pictures somewhere of this setup, will try find it.
 

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Here are the pictures with EGIS motor and 120cm Andrew and 180cm Andrew to the right.

The motor will handle the weight of the 240cm as well but i haven't found a picture yet.

The company also sells pre-made metal frames for these dishes or you can make one easy yourself asking some welder doing the frame.
 

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very nice, likvid you installed these then ?

wouldn't the jager 1224 motor be strong enough for these ?
 

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wouldn't the jager 1224 motor be strong enough for these
It does say on the jaeger site that the 1224 is suitable fo a 1.8m dish. The channel master 1.8 is a heavy bitch. I would not mount it.

The 1224 could probably handle a precision 1.8m dish ok.

EGIS motor is ok if you have a big wallet!:eek:
 

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No i have never installed a Andrews 2.4m.

No you can not use the 1224 motor with a 1.8m or 2.4m Andrews, the casting would crack.

However a German firm is selling modified 1224 motors where the casing doesn't crack.