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DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

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  • skytec
    Experienced Board Member
    • Mar 2010
    • 1208

    DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

    I found an interesting DIY satellite measuring instrument DVB-S,
    DVB-S2, including the spectrum analyzer Sat-Finder SFA-2007.
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  • jochen7575
    Board Senior Member
    • Mar 2011
    • 214

    #2
    Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

    Do you have some further information about this device?

    How much is it?

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    • digitalchoice
      Senior Member
      • May 2011
      • 117

      #3
      Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

      nice instrument. also me want know the cost

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      • digitalchoice
        Senior Member
        • May 2011
        • 117

        #4
        Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

        features

        HTML Code:
        Current features: 
        Bands: 
        - Ku- Lo-Band (L.O. 9750MHz, 22kHz off), 
        - Ku- Hi-Band (L.O. 10600MHz, 22kHz on), 
        - Ku- Hi-Band (L.O. 10750MHz, 22kHz on), 
        - C-Band (L.O. 5150MHz, 22kHz off) 
        Polarizations: 
        Vertical/Right (12.8-13.6V) 
        Horizontal/Left (17.5-18.5V) 
        Spectrum's visible area width: 176MHz 
        Grid step (x-axis): 8MHz 
        Frequency adjustment step: dynamic, 1.0 to 10MHz (buttons "*", "#") 
        Refresh rate: about 11fps 
        Logarithmic (pseudo) level scale on color screen 
        Level bar with peak-level feature 
        22kHz-tone presence displaying 
        DiSEqC 1.0 (4 ports) / DiSEqC 1.1 (8 ports) control 
        Frequency labels in four colors for: 
        DVB-S - yellow label 
        DVB-S2 - red label 
        feed (any type) - gray label 
        Undefined - blue label 
        19 satellites in memory (see the satlist) 
        Sound beeper, audio frequency depends on signal level (beeper will be turned off after a short circuit of LNB power) 
        LNB's power on/off displaying 
        LNB's voltage displaying 
        Battery indicator 
        Short circuit protection (resettable fuse and by software interrupt) with displaying of the fact 
        Power supply: 4.5-5.5V, 1A max 
        RS-232 control (uploading data etc.) with displaying of interface activity 
        Firmware is free (after request) 
        The features is a subject for the expanding and altering step by step.
        _http://www.juras-projects.org/eng/satfinder.php

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        • skytec
          Experienced Board Member
          • Mar 2010
          • 1208

          #5
          Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

          Originally posted by Apples
          Ok but you have some other informations, some links or a reference for this instrument?
          I think it is not for sale. DIY only.
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          • digitalchoice
            Senior Member
            • May 2011
            • 117

            #6
            Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

            is possible create it.
            find all parts.. we need time,but this project is amazing

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            • skytec
              Experienced Board Member
              • Mar 2010
              • 1208

              #7
              Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

              Yes it looks very good. It would not be so expensive. Maybe someone will produce .... I really like spectrum analyzer.
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              • TARO
                Junior Member
                • Aug 2011
                • 27

                #8
                Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

                Here is a link to it......

                https://_____________http://www.jura.../satfinder.php

                good luck on building it...

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                • skytec
                  Experienced Board Member
                  • Mar 2010
                  • 1208

                  #9
                  Re: DIY Sat-Finder SFA-2007

                  I found a video showing the function of the meter.
                  Code:
                  _http://www.*******.com/watch?v=pfOpUelJqrY&feature=player_embedded#!
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