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right been looking at these figures for abut two weeks and still no clue what the motor elevation is and what the dish elevation is.the motor (stab hh120)says set to thor 1 can not workout the elevation even with the programs on thus site my lat is 52.28.40n lon1.58.57w how the hell i'am i surposed to work out the elevation i'am going wrong some where.do you set the motor elevation by the lat and the dish elevation by the lon.and do you just set by one sat thor and the motor and rec do the rest or do you have to set every one by hand
 

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#2
No, you set the motor scale to either your lattitude, or elevation, as calculated according to the table in the instruction book, it depends on whether the motor has a lattitude or elevation scale.

The other setting is the declination and this is set on the dish scale, again, the calculation will be in the instruction manual for the motor. This gives you a rough guide, but the help of a cheap satellite finder would go a long way at this stage.
 
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got a sat finder just need to look into it a bit more cheers
 

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#4
Can you not take pictures of the scales on the motor and post them?
 
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the thing is i have a good sat finder do i tune into thor 1 and will the rest fall into place i need to know because i hope to fit with in the next couple of days.the motor scale is set on 0 do i tune into the satellite at south or there about.its not the problem finding the sat's it's which one do i start at. i've read inthe south you start at one sat or one compass point in the north another point but living in the midlands(birmingham)there do i start. and when you get the one you want will the rest fall into place i know i go on a bit put it's best to get ready before hand
 

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#6
It all has to do with your longitude, if you are in Birmingham, your longitude is between 1 and 2 degrees West, so 1W is yur starting point.

When I asked to see a picture of the scale on the motor, I meant the one on the side, not sure whether it is for lattitude or elevation.
 
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do not know how to get pictures on to site but the motor says latitude on the side 15 to 65 left to right and a meter on top 0 center 50+ left and right side to side when i get the right elervation of the motor i can use the sat meter to do the dish or can't i
 
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Moteck motors in the past had Latitude on one side and elevation on the other.Birmingham, according to my Philips World Atlas is 52.5north and 1.9 west.

You set your latitude on the motor to between 52 & 53, or elevation to 90 - latitude + between 37 & 38
The scale on the top is the angle that the motor rotates.
The dish angle should be approx 22.5.
 
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thanks alot lads for that does your dish manage to turn all the way when it's on the wall i was worried about that so i put a scafold tube down the bottom of the garden and i will put it there when the cement drys.how do you get the pictures on here !
 

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Use manage attachments in the advanced posting mode.
 
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were do i find that i see the insert image but it asks for a url address have not got a clue unless i'm looking right at it but can't see it if you know what i mean
 

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Like this, see below.
 

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When the dish is pointed toward 30W (which isn't going to be very often anymore :( ) I have about 6cm between the edge of the dish and the wall.

The wall the dish is mounted on faces 160 degrees south and the wall must "point" to about 40W.

Hope that helps.

And your pictures must be on the web before attaching. If you have no web space PM or email them to me and I'll put them up for you. :)
 

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No they don't, you can browse your computer for them mkhu. :)
 

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here are the photos of the motor bit late but just about sorted this photo thing out cheers rolfw
 

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You can add them to a post by going into edit post and using the same manage attachments process. :) Does that say Lattitude on the side, looks a little blurry. :)
 
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yes mate it does i think i left the flash on camera must be 3 year old now need new one
 

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So set the latitude on the motor (picture 2) to 52. And then set the dish elevation to 22 (if it has a scale on it?). (If there is no scale you'll need to use a sat meter to adjust the "verticality" of the dish until you get the strongest signal strength....)

HTH
 

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#20
LOL, yes, just trading mine in for a new one as well. :)

OK, well the lattitude scale is what you need to set and it is easy on that motor, simply your lattitude, looks the same as the one branded as Technomate. :)

So just got to hope that the pole is absolutely vertical in the concrete. ;)
 
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