SPID, type RAEL Elevation ROTATOR

ALPHA-SPID Elevation rotator
ALPHA-SPID Elevation rotator

SPID Elevation rotator (REAL) complete with Controller


* 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 degree.
* Low backlash.
* Pole or tower mounting.
* Uses 4 wire cable connection

The rotator is designed to be mounted on a pipe.
Controlling a medium size Mesh Dish or a arry of 2...4 antennas for UHF

SPID RAEL elevation rotator can be mount on a pipe of max. 51mm.
Max. diameter pipe for elevation is 51mm

New model standard controller available @ RF HAMDESIGN.

This MD-03 will replace the Rot1Prog and Rot2Prog controllers in near future.
(Standard controllers are still available, but will be sold out soon)
MD-03 info now processed in the rotor pages.

Controller standard supplied (Rot1Prog/EL)
Elevation controller
Elevation controller


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

Back site view controller
Back site view controller

Technical data:

Elevation angle of turn180° +/-20°
* Turning speed rotator:
* 12 volt: * EL 68 sec / 180 degree
* 18 volt: * EL 45 sec / 180 degree
Motor voltage Max 18 Volts DC

The EL Rotator needs an external power supply of 12... 18V DC.

NEW Model Rotor Controller MD-03
MD-03 rotor controller
MD-03 rotor controller

New model standard controller available @ RF HAMDESIGN.

This MD-03 will replace the Rot1Prog and Rot2Prog controllers in near future.
(Standard controllers are still available, but will be sold out soon)

Existing users of Rot1 or Rot2Prog controllers can change to MD-03 if needed.

RF HAMDESIGN Already offers the new MD-03 and PS-03 (Power supply) for use with all standard pulse count SPID and SPX antenna rotators.

MD-03 rotor controller is supplied incl:
Connector set
Built in Track interface for Azimuth and Elevation and X/Y rotators
Flash firmware (Easy to do by user)
Access to our /HR support page (how to flash the MD-03)
Setup Doc (PDF) to start with MD-03 controller
Option available: Ethernet Module, Mouse, Current Measurement Module CMM and Power supply PS-03.

MD-03 and PS-03
MD-03 and PS-03

Weight MD-03: 3Kg
Dimensions MD-03: 34x26x6,5 cm (WxLxH)
Operations voltage 12...18Vols DC / 15Amp (Suitable Power supply: PS-03)

MD-03 controller fits to all standard pulse count rotators: SPID RAS, BIG-RAS, RAK, BIG-RAK, RAU and RAEL rotators, as well all SPX standard pulse count rotators.

Power supply:
Refer price list for PS-03 Power supply which fits to MD-03

Download Specifications sheet in PDF [297 KB] for MD-03 and PS-03

Tracking interface included

SOFTWARE for SPID BIG AZ & EL ROTOR and Rot2Prog / MD-03:

There are many more computer track porgram which can operate with SPID Controllers
Downlaod Rotor specifications sheet (PDF) on this page for more info)

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

Most used is PstRotator - Universal Track software, for Azimuth and Elevation, shareware
(PST rotor can be used as a step-up for track software that does not directly support the SPID protocol Rot2Prog)

*Note: All SPID rotators are able to emulate Hy-Gain, Yaesu and Orion control units, is it compatible to almost any software.
(Note: In Emulation modes only the most basic commands can be used)

Specifications sheet SPID RAU Elevation rotator
Download SPID RAK Specifications sheet
Download SPID RAK Specifications sheet

Download Specifications SPID RAU [231 KB] in PDF Formats

For current prices, download price list  
ELEVATION Rotator (Type RAEL):
Supplied incl. controller, build in track interface (USB), software, PC cable, special controll mouse.
(Weight EL rotator: 8,3Kg)
current Price in Price List
Control cable 4-core, part number: CC4/001/25 (4x1.5mm2) current Price in Price List


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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.



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