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SPID, type RAK Azimuth ROTATOR

Azimuth rotator incl. controller


This SPID Azimuth Rotator (type RAK) is a medium to heavy duty antenna rotator
in the same general class as the HyGain TailTwister or Yaesu G-1000 but with advanced digital features.

NEW: All SPID Rotators we supply do have the build in tracking interface with USB version as standard !

Mechanical complexity is reduced to a minimum by utilizing a simple double worm gear drive system. Position readout is sensed by a magnetic reed switch.
The controller has a full complement of features, including digital readout. Controller features may be upgraded in the future with a plug in PROM.

SPECIFICATIONS:

AZ ALPHA-SPID Rotator

Rotating torque is in the 1,400 to over 3,200 lb-inch range, with between 12 and 18 volts DC to the motor. The 18 volt measured torque is 3,240 lb-inches (366 Newton meters). This is significantly more than any other rotator in the same price range, and even higher than other rotators costing nearly twice as much (Yaesu 2800 or Orion 2800). adaptor for munting on a base plate in a head mast unit.

The SPID AZ Rotator has 1 degree positioning accuracy, Coax can pass through center of rotator - prevents cable damage, Low voltage - high torque DC gear head motor.

AZ Digital Controller (type Rot1Prog)

ROTATOR CONTROLLER:

Futures
of the SPID controllers which comes with each rotator:

*
Manual, Automatic, Scanning, and Programmable modes
* Digital readout with 1 degree resolution
* Large easy to read soft green LED display
* USB Computer tracking interface build in incl. USB cable
* including Hygain, Yaesu and Orion emulation modes !
* Turning speed rotator:
* 12 volt: * AZ 130 sec / 360 degree
* 18 volt: * AZ 100 sec / 360 degree

Control panel

*The AZ Rotator needs an external power supply of 12... max 18V DC.
Available power supplies page, (12Volt operation, Ideal for camping, DX'peditions, VHF/UHF rovering)
* Can be zeroed at any position to allow for installation inaccuracy or antenna mount slippage
* Generous overtravel (+/-180) with electronic limits Programmable limits ideal for side mount applications
* Small front panel to simplify stacking several units takes up less valuable space
* Supplied incl mouse control with 6 user programmable presets

Download SPID RAK Specifications sheet

Download Specifications SPID RAK [264 KB] in PDF Formats

SOFTWARE

SPID-LOG (freeware)

SOFTWARE FOR SPID AZIMUTH ROTATOR

One engine system (1 rotor). Program SPID.LOG is used to:

* evaluation of azimuth and distances automatically and send data to AZ controller
* communication logger - including cataloque with LOG, PREFIX, LOG.Book
* possibility to upgrading datas possibility to use readymade libraries from CD-ROM ( CALL-Book, HAM CALL)
* build in printing procedures for all kinds of data collection: LOG; PREFIX; LOG Book; QSL (stikers); QSO connetion table.
* Projection of 180 maps (on mouse click). Transmisjon option: manual sending data (angle) to the AZ Controller or automaticly work with other short wave software

PstRotator-AZ

* PstRotator - Universal Track software, for Azimuth, 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 Rotator type RAK:
Delivered incl. controller, software, build in USB track interface, USB cable, special controll mouse.
(Weight AZ rotator: 8Kg)
655,-
Control cable 4-core (4x1.5mm2) 66,00 / 25Mtr
ADAPTOR SPID : 39,-

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