Rotators

From SatNOGS
Revision as of 15:25, 11 March 2018 by SaintAardvark (talk | contribs) (Add link to Rotator Controller page)

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.