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Manual satellite dish positioner. Answered

I'd like to switch the position of my sky satellite dish between two satellites positions from the ground.?

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caitlinsdad

9 years ago

You can buy a dish antenna rotator that is motorized for left-right/up-down. Depending on your satellite box, it can issue commands through the coax or else have a separate controller box to move the dish once it is oriented to a starting point. You mount the rotator to the main mast and then the dish to the rotator. Just do a search for it. Good luck.

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waldycaitlinsdad

Answer 9 years ago

Hi, thanks believe it's called diseqc. I change satellite very rarely though & don't want to invest in a motor. Looking for some kind of mechanical solution. Perhaps turning a vetical pole, translating to linear movement of dish (with two end stops. best regards Waldy

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Sandisk1duo

9 years ago

don't mess around with the dish, you'll screw it up