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Revised from ST2-0816: Added 12V
relay for auto USB/Rotor POWER Change-over
ST2-USB is an advanced Satellite Antenna Tracking
Interface for Yaesu (Or similar) Rotor Controllers based on LVB
Tracker Firmware. Project uses
PIC16F976A, 28PIN DIP. Firmware uses full A/D and EEprom capability of
876A and make setup a smooth process.
ST2-USB measures 14x8cm and is designed on a double
sided PTH board. Its same as ST2-RS232 except that it has built-in USB
interface using CH360G in SO16 package, pre-soldered for kits.
Screw Terminals are used for Rotor Connections to
simplify installation. You will have make a suitable cable to
interconnect ST2 to Yaesu Rotor Controller.
ST2-RS232 and ST2-0417 USB supports Yaesu GS232, Extended GS232 and Easycomm
commands, making it a suitable interface to use with NOVA, SatPC32 and
many more, having above interface servers.
ST2-USB can be powered from USB port or from
Yaesu Rotor Controller. An auto change over from USB to DC12V is
achieved by using a 12V Relay.
ST2-USB Kits & Assembled, now includes a free
powder coated metal case. CH360G requires a driver for WIN OS and is available
for down load from this page. Driver creates a virtual COM port for
your OS to work with SatPC32 or Nova. ST2-0816 was fully tested on WIN
XP(SP2) and WIN7 Ultimate.