How to: Install a motorised satellite dish

kegnkiwi

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Focus your set up is not cheap anyone who knows this stuff can tell instantly looking at the moldings on the back of the dish shows its quality. You can go cheaper though. I bought a 1.3 x 1.25m dish and I think I paid about £100.00. Its stored in the shed until i take it out and set up mainly on 7w. I ground mount it and pull in 100's of channels on 7w even up in west yorkshire. My main dish is funke 1m with a technomate 2600 motor, not expensive but when you add on a £400.00 solo 4k then the price starts adding up.
 

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Hey, yeah the main reason for this dish was its strength, as i live in the Outer Hebrides very windy, and at the moment it has stood up to anything been thrown at it, I looked at a lot but this one always sounded the best from what i had read. the actuator is not very good i can say that had to repair it twice already, the bushing went for the lead screw, and then the motor got full of water which destroyed the little springs for the bushes on the motor,
and then the magnets fell off with the corrosion, but its been good since i made up a new bush and glued the magnets back on plus new springs , not really relevant, but I thought I would share that.
 

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Sorry to butt in but,

I've a 1m set up that's all up and running but been honest it's never moved off 28.2 for 12 months. Is there anything out there ?. I regular update catseye but I never move the dish
 

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Sorry to butt in but,

I've a 1m set up that's all up and running but been honest it's never moved off 28.2 for 12 months. Is there anything out there ?. I regular update catseye but I never move the dish
My dish very rarely moves off of 1w, i like the hd history channels, there are a couple of dirty porn channels but mainly i like the vh1 classis. There are loads of channels open with a euroline.
 

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I have a 110cm set up that goes from 42e around to 30w.
There are lots of channels out there, AXN 39e Irdeto 2 / EPT 39e Biss (FI) / Various 26e / 19e / 13e / 5e Powervu / 3e Biss / 1w Powervu / 5w / 7w /15w ESPN Biss / Fight Channel Powervu plus a lot more with the feeds etc, all with a TM5402M3.

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