Our Azimuth-Elevation combination rotator is ideal for space communication antennas. The Azimuth Rotator features a turning range of 450°, while the Elevation Rotator has a rotation range of 180°.
Complete Az-El Rotation System
If you're just starting out in satellite operation, the G-5500 provides a complete Azimuth-Elevation rotation system that's ideal for most all Amateur applications. the dual controller lets you keep track of all aspects of the antenna system's positioning, and the G-5500 includes an interface jack for computer control, supported by the optional GS-232A Computer Controlled as well as many aftermarket control programs and interfaces.
Voltage requirement: 110-120 or 200-240 VAC
Motor voltage: 24 VAC
Rotation time (approx., @60Hz): Elevation (180°): 67 sec.
Azimuth (360°): 58 sec.
Maximum continuous operation: 5 minutes
Rotation torque: Elevation: 14 kg-m (101 ft-lbs)
Azimuth: 6 kg-m (44 ft-lbs)
Braking torque: Elevation: 40 kg-m (289 ft-lbs)
Azimuth: 40 kg-m (289 ft-lbs)
Vertical load: 200 kg (440 lbs)
Pointing accuracy: ±4 percent
Wind surface area: 1 m2
Control cables: 2 x 6 conductors - #20 AWG or larger
Mast diameter: 38-63 mm (1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches)
Boom diameter: 32-43mm (1-1/4 to 1-5/8 inches)
Weight: Rotators: 9 kg (20 lbs)
Controller: 3 kg (6.6 lbs)
Shipping weight 33lbs