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                                                                                   (BB_TRACKER V4.6   8 April 2013)

                         DRIVER & HARDWARE FOR  THE PROGRAM  ORBITRON  TO COMMAND  TOW MASTERROTOR TYPE AR303 OR B747
LOW COST IN A PORTABLE FIELD DAY SYSTEM, IDEAL FOR TRACKING METEO OR HAM SATELLITES
 

Before  go to the links, take a first look at this page.

- MULE PROTOTYPE  DEVELOPMENT.
- How to install the driver on the Orbitron and - Dowload the Driver
-  Contact us to know about the kit


If you have two of these MASTERROTOR or CHANNEL ROTOR system, and add the 3 PCB/s boards described below, you can automatically track LEO satellites using the ORBITRON program with our DRIVER.

                    
                                         Rotor Controller                                                                                                    Rotor                                                                        System mount


 Mother board                                                                                                              Elevation PCB in the place of the controller button


                 Azimuth PCB  in the place of the controller button                                                         Aspect of the PCBs in a old PC metalic box. We used the 12 V PC power supply.


THE KIT

 

1- Five Flat cables with connectors
2- Male and female cable connectors with 5 male and female pins for the CAT5 UTP cable of command cable
3- 60 leds Azimuth PCB with screws and nuts to fix it in the Azimuth controller.
4- 15 leds Elevation PCB with screws and nuts to fix it in the Elevation controller.
5- Two microswitches with pins to fix in the rotor as explained in the manual of KIT assembly
6- 15 Pin Male DB Connector to connect the command cable to the Mother Board.
7- Two fototransistors BP103 B to mount in the rotating disK of the controllers
8- Mother Board PCB with microcontroler
All this parts are assembled as explained in the  MANUAL ASSEMBLY ( in preparation).

 

 

 

 

1-  Mother Board with microcontroller.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

Mother Board Top

 

 

 

 

 


 

PCB Mother Board bottom mirrored

 

 

 



 

2 - AZIMUTH 60 LED PCB

 

 

 

Led PCB Azimuth TOP

 

 

Led PCB Azimuth bottom mirrored

 

 



 

3 - ELEVATION 15 LED PCB

PCB for the elevation angular leds. This PCB will be placed above the rotary disc of the Elevation controller.

 

Led PCB Elevation Top

 

 

Led PCB Elevation bottom mirrored


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