[amsat-bb] Re: G5400 elevation issue
updwrb at bristor-assoc.com
Mon Feb 7 08:25:08 PST 2011
This sounds more like a problem with the calibration pot(s) within the
control box. The control box has a set for the meters and another set
for the digital/computer control of the rotator. I would expect the
meters to also read incorrectly if the pot in the rotor was a problem.
On 2/7/2011 11:16 AM, Dave Webb KB1PVH wrote:
> The display on the control box reads correct elevation, but on my digital
> display on the Easy Rotor Controller shows erratic elevation position. I
> have recalibrated it several times with no success. It won't read any
> elevation until it is around 20° give or take. It also seems to have become
> worse since our really cold temps set in. My best guess is the pot in the
> rotor, but not sure where to start in the process.
> Thanks in advance
> Dave - KB1PVH
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