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SPID, type BIG-RAS AZ & EL ROTOR

BIG-RAS Azimuth & Elevation rotator

BIG-RAS Azimuth & Elevation rotator



SPID Azimuth and Elevation Rotator (BIG-RAS) is a heavy duty antenna rotator with Controller.

This rotator is designed for very large satellite antennas and comes complete with an electronic control unit. The rotator is designed to be mounted on a pipe or on an optional adaptor plate for conventional in-tower mounting.
Controlling a parabolic DISH >3meter is a piece of cake !
Note: For smooth Elevation rotation it is recommended to add counterweights to this section to creare balance

Heavy duty antenna mounting bracket

The AZ & EL rotator can be mount on a pipe of max. 68mm.
Max. diameter pipe for elevation is 52mm.
A Heavy Duty mounting bracket is available, to mount for example a 3Meter Dish at the rotator.

Specifications Rotator:

* Double metal worm gear drive reduction for holding position in the wind.
* High torque low voltage DC motor.
* Magnetic reed switch gives 1 pulse per 0.5 degree resolution !!
* Low backlash.
* Uses 8 wire cable connection (4 for each rotator)

BIG-RAS

Standard RAS <> BIG RAS:

* 2* Double worm drive
* 120 teeth's = 30% more gear than RAS
* Minimum 2 times stronger than standard RAS
* Weight = 22 kG
* Resolution = 0.5 degree !!
* Will handle Big systems arry's, dishes up to 5 Meter !!
* Voltage 12 up to 18 VOLT DC MAX !

AZ & EL Digitale Controller, Type Rot2Prog

BIG-RAS AZ & EL ROTOR CONTROLLER:

* Twin Green LED digital readout.
* Integrated computer track interface (USB)
* Manual or computer control.
* 0.5 degree resolution.
* Emulates Yaesu GS-232 protocol or uses its own SPID protocol.
* Modified 'mouse' supplied for easy manual control.

AZ & EL Controller insite view

Technical data:

Azimuth angle of turn: 360° +/- 180°
Elevation angle of turn: 180° +/-20°
Azimuth rotation speed: 120 sec. (12V), 100 sec. (18V)
Elevation rotation speed: 80 sec. (12V), 45 sec. (18V)
Motor voltage: Max 18 Volts DC
Weight: 22 kg

The AZ & EL Rotator needs an external power supply of 12... 18V DC Max.
Available power supplies page

MD-02 Controller

Available option:

Instead standard controller type Rot2Prog you can order the MD-02 controller (option MD-01, 19" rack mount type)

The MD-01 and MD-02 controller has much more functions as the standard Rot2Prog controller.

New options:

- Soft start en stop, 3 free to program stop and start funtions
- Full USB controlled by MD01dde.exe software
- Build in power full track interface
- 2 lines back light display
- Full acces through IP address (option)

ADD ON Price: EUR 199.00 (Delivery SPID BIG-RAS & MD-02 (MD-01)
(Add to your order: MD-02 or MD-01)

Power supply for MD-02 (MD-01):
You can supply the MD-02 with our Power supply type: PW32015 (Max 18volts)
(When you need higer rotation speed, please contact us)

SOFTWARE

Orbitron - Satellite Tracking System (Screen shot)

SOFTWARE for SPID BIG AZ & EL ROTOR:

* Software is available for EME (Moonbounce), Radio Astronomy and Satellite Tracking applications.

* Orbitron - Satellite Tracking System (Free)
HAM
radio satellite. But also for Radio astronomy and EME

* MOONSKED - Moonbounce tracking voor Windows, Linux en Mac. (Shareware)

PstRotator

* PstRotator - Universal Track software, for Azimuth and Elevation, shareware, YO3DMU.

*Note: All SPID rotators are able to emulate Hy-Gain, Yaesu and Orion control units, is it compatible to almost any software.
Controller features may be easily upgraded in the future with a plug-in PROM.

PRICE INC. VAT (IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT) EURO
AZIMUTH & ELEVATION Rotator (BIG-RAS):
Delivered incl. controller, build in track interface (USB), software, USB cable, special controll mouse.
(Weight AZ&EL rotator: 22Kg)
1549,00
Control cable 2*4-core (8x1,5mm2 sq): 110,00 / 25 Mtr
ADAPTOR SPID 39,-

Download SPID RAS Specifications sheet

Download Specifications SPID BIG-RAS [347 KB] in PDF Formats

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Shipment is to lot's of countries possible, we will be
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All prices are inc. 21% VAT, if your delivery address is outsite the EU countries no V.A.T. applies, and no VAT applies, if you are inside the EU countries and holding a V.A.T. number.