diseqc- help please

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Iknowjack
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diseqc- help please

Post by Iknowjack » Sun May 27, 2018 8:15 pm

Hi guys, I need to turn this dish to (lets say) 75degs; which is the motors limit.

As Usals will not turn the dish past 55degrees, I'm going to have to give Diseqc a go.

I have never used diseqc to move a dish before, so I need your expert help. Please.

What are the basic settings? Menu, go to satellite list, find the chosen satellite, edit (red button), now what?


Thanks for any help you can give.


P.S I have just bought a new all singing all dancing receiver, it's so complicated you need a degree to use it. Yes I can get the dish to turn anywhere, but it refuses to tune in. I just can't win. Back to the openbox. :lol:

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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Engineer01 » Mon May 28, 2018 6:41 am

you can go to "Antenna setup".
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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Iknowjack » Mon May 28, 2018 9:41 am

Scratch that idea, it refuses to turn the dish out side of 55 degrees.
So that's that then, what a shame the people who made them were so short sighted. :|

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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Engineer01 » Mon May 28, 2018 12:28 pm

what is "55 degrees"? satellite name?

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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Iknowjack » Mon May 28, 2018 4:24 pm

55 degrees east of the receivers global position.

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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Engineer01 » Tue May 29, 2018 2:50 am

OPENBOX just decodes the signals received by the antenna, and you decide which satellite signal you want to receive. That's your decision.

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Re: diseqc- help please

Post by Iknowjack » Wed May 30, 2018 8:27 am

Incorrect!
The motor turns the dish from 75west to 75east. A total of 160 degrees.
The receiver will only turn the dish a total of 120 degrees.

I invite you to check for your self using a V8s, try and turn it 75 East and then 75 West, you won't be able to do it.

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