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Our driving electronics are made of two Stepper motor drivers and an Arduino controlling them. Simple yet accurate.
 
Our driving electronics are made of two Stepper motor drivers and an Arduino controlling them. Simple yet accurate.
  
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* [[SatNOGS Rotator Controller|Wiki page]]
 
* [https://gitlab.com/librespacefoundation/satnogs/satnogs-rotator-controller Design files]
 
* [https://gitlab.com/librespacefoundation/satnogs/satnogs-rotator-controller Design files]
 
* [https://gitlab.com/librespacefoundation/satnogs/satnogs-rotator-firmware Firmware]
 
* [https://gitlab.com/librespacefoundation/satnogs/satnogs-rotator-firmware Firmware]

Revision as of 15:25, 11 March 2018

SatNOGS Rotators

Our tracking mechanism is designed from scratch, parametric by default, 3D printed in under 8 hours. Utilizing two NEMA14 stepper motors we have unconstrained movement in Altitude and Azimuth.

SatNOGS Rotator v2

SatNOGS Rotator v3

Commercial rotators

Yaesu G800

Yaesu G-5500

SPID X-Y

Electronics

Our driving electronics are made of two Stepper motor drivers and an Arduino controlling them. Simple yet accurate.