[amsat-bb] Re: Yaesu G-5500 Azimuth Motor Replacement

EC4TR Luis ec4tr.luis at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 10:58:42 PDT 2013

Something similar happened to me when I broke down 5500, I bought a 
G1000 and I could not use, lead different voltages, I can not give more 
details now.
Check before online manuals.

El 09/07/2013 18:41, Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) escribió:
> Dear All,
> Greetings from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
> I have a Yaesu G-5500 rotator that has a spoilt azimuth motor while 
> the elevation motor works fine.  Looking at the specifications 
> published by Yaesu, the G-800 rotator seems to be very similar with 
> the azimuth motor of the G-5500.
> Instead of purchasing a whole new set of G-5500 just to replace the 
> spoilt azimuth motor (the control box is working and this has been 
> verified with another working azimuth motor), I wonder if anyone has 
> tried replacing the azimuth motor the G-800 instead?
> Will the G-5500 control box work with the G-800 motor, are there some 
> modifications needed, or is this simply not possible?  Any pointers 
> will be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you.
> 73,
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9M2CQC, WQ2C
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