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post #1006 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-03, 11:26 AM
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In theory, any should work, 3 wire controllers run a motor in the controller, and switches to shut it off when the motor and switch position match. The rotator and controller motors are just in parallel.
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post #1007 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-09, 12:04 AM
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I need a control for my ar-500. Can't find one. What other band can i use? Needs to be 3 wire and 36-40V AC?? maybe a channel master 3 wire? Thanks...
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post #1008 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-10, 08:31 PM
 
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i have one where do you live?
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post #1009 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-13, 10:31 PM
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Nexxtech = Orbyx = Channel Master?

I was looking at some old posts from 2006 and there was a discussion about the same issue I'm having (see my above post). I bought a Nexxtech antenna rotator motor at VV but it didn't come with the control unit.

It's a 1501245 which I believe Radio Shack and The Source both sold. I just want to make sure if I spend $80 on a new control unit that it's going to work.

Also, I saw a link from 2006 for the manual to this Nexxtech unit. Does someone still have the manual they can give me a link to? The link from 2006 obviously doesn't work anymore.

Thanks!
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post #1010 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-13, 11:51 PM
 
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Be aware that there are rotor controllers advertized quite often on Kijiji, of all vintages, for much less than the cost of a new one. In fact, there are complete rotors (motor and controller) for less than $80 usually.

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post #1011 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-03-21, 11:31 AM
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New member questions here....

I have a Wade antenna 604-RC control box part 994058 (on box)

Units marking is a "Delhi remote programmable antenna rotator 604-RC"

3 wire unit to rotator

What is the voltage they use and can a remote for it be sourced

Thank you in advance
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post #1012 of 1012 (permalink) Old 2019-08-19, 02:07 PM
 
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Being told the Channel Master CM9521HD no longer available in Canada . Also being told when supply is sold out the unit is no longer being produced ...Tariff's??
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