[amsat-bb] Re: G-5500 Rotor trouble

Prathap Kumar vu2pop at gmail.com
Sun May 3 11:20:32 PDT 2009

Hi Shawn
As its a non polarised cap and if it is around 100ufd ,
you could put 2 nos of  200ufd or 220ufd back to back and replace the OE cap
As the rotor voltages are around 24V
50v  wv caps are Ok.
Good luck
Best 73

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "N1HOQ" <N1HOQ at comcast.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 10:51 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] G-5500 Rotor trouble

> Hello group,
>    Well, looks like I have to crack open the case. I swapped the AZ and
> EL cables with the EL rotor, and no luck, same result. Still making the
> click noise when engaging the UP control, the motor(?) still hums away
> (sounds like 60 Hz), but no movement. Last resort now , open it up and
> hope to catch all the bearings, hi. Since it seems Yaesu wont sell the
> capacitor sans motor, are there any know sources, or just look at
> Allied, Mouser etc.?
> Thanks for the help -
> Shawn N1HOQ.
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