Maxview Omnisat Digital Satellite Compass

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Product overview

• Satellite alignment zone to help locate the direction of the satellite signal for all the main European satellites• Displays satellite name• Includes a distortion feature to identify magnetic fields that could cause problems to compass accuracy• Blue back lit digital LCD display to help with low light viewing• Suitable for use with all satellite systems• Complete with suction cups for window mounting• Can be used as a navigation compass with digital LCD readout in 1 degree intervals

To receive a clear satellite picture, a dish must have the correct vertical (azimuth) and horizontal alignment.Vertical alignment, is the angle of elevation above the horizon whereas the Horizontal alignment of a dish, is the compass bearing the dish will need to point. Correct dish alignment can be helped with the use of Omnisat digital satellite compass.

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Magnetic interference from the metal of the dish made this useful as a compass only. moderator note: it is worth reading through the "calibration" section of the instructions included with this item. Calibrating the item correctly for your situation helps minimise intereference and distortion caused by surrounding items in a specific situation.
Date published: 2011-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Invaluable in helping to set up the satellite dish correctly, works great.
Date published: 2011-03-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It has no off switch and drains battery quickly so for back tracking ETC take spare batts also calibrated twice and where I wanted the dish kept getting interferance nice gadget but overall a usless item
Date published: 2011-05-08
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will this product give me an accurate digital reading of direction i am pointing into?

Asked by: jayp
Yes this will work fine in your intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2015-08-11

Does the compass display the satellite received?
Asked by: dave
You select the name of the satellite you want to display (it does not receive and display). Please refer to the product manual on this page for further details
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2017-05-12

what satellites can this be set to
Asked by: ayub
Astra1, Astra2, Hotbird, Sirus 2/3, Thor 1/2/3 Telecom 2C, Telecom 2A/D
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2017-06-20
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