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usb_rotator_interface_4 [2021/11/14 16:30]
ok1hra [Steps of assembly]
usb_rotator_interface_4 [2022/02/17 23:23] (current)
ok1hra [Connect Azimuth cw/ccw pulse]
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 The estimated difficulty of the assembly - for **moderately advanced solder maker.**\\ The estimated difficulty of the assembly - for **moderately advanced solder maker.**\\
   - Check all parts {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-04.jpg}}\\ \\   - Check all parts {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-04.jpg}}\\ \\
 +  - **First time** solder three connectors **P2,P3, P4** {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-54.jpg}} \\ \\
 +  - Connect USB cable to Rotator interface and your PC, and check (device manager in windows) **that the USB converter has been recognized correctly.** Contact us if you have any problems and do not continue assembly. {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-bd2-ftdi.png}} \\ \\
   - Solder pinheader **P5, JP2, U1** and pinsocket 6x2 **P3** \\ **WARNING, do not solder P1!**\\  Explanation: P1 use in factory for upload bootloader to CPU, therefore no further need. {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-05.jpg}}\\ \\   - Solder pinheader **P5, JP2, U1** and pinsocket 6x2 **P3** \\ **WARNING, do not solder P1!**\\  Explanation: P1 use in factory for upload bootloader to CPU, therefore no further need. {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-05.jpg}}\\ \\
   - Solder **S4** reset switch {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-06.jpg}}\\ \\   - Solder **S4** reset switch {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-06.jpg}}\\ \\
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   - Put 3D print **LCD frame** {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-10.jpg}}\\ \\   - Put 3D print **LCD frame** {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-10.jpg}}\\ \\
   - Remove protective foil from LCD {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-11.jpg}}\\ \\   - Remove protective foil from LCD {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-11.jpg}}\\ \\
-  - Put on LCD to pinheader and **screw the M3x10 into the corner** of the plastic frame (without the use of a nut, the hole is conical) {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-12.jpg}} \\ NOTE: if your kit contains an LCD with 2.5 mm holes, use a 3 to 3.2 mm drill bit to enlarge them (4x) {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-33.jpg}}\\ \\+  - Put on LCD to pinheader and **screw the M3x10 into the corner** of the plastic frame (without the use of a nut, the hole is conical) {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-12.jpg}} \\ **NOTE:** if your kit contains an LCD with 2.5 mm holes, use a 3 to 3.2 mm drill bit to enlarge them (4x) {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-33.jpg?300}}\\ \\
   - During solder LCD **press the frame and the LCD** so that there is no space between them {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-13.jpg}}\\ \\   - During solder LCD **press the frame and the LCD** so that there is no space between them {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-13.jpg}}\\ \\
   - Solder all 16 pins {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-14.jpg}}\\ \\   - Solder all 16 pins {{https://remoteqth.com/img/wiki-rot4-14.jpg}}\\ \\
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   - **P5 jumper switch to enable.**   - **P5 jumper switch to enable.**
   - Input must grounded to **digital GND**.   - Input must grounded to **digital GND**.
-  - Next step test with [[usb_rotator_interface_4#install_test_firmware|test firmware]].\\+  - Next step test with [[usb_rotator_interface_4#install_test_firmware|test firmware]]
 +  - Note: [[https://remoteqth.com/w/doku.php?id=usb_rotator_interface_4#firmware|K3NG firmware]] use only pin12. \\
  
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   - [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L22|Azimuth shorts]] you can replace with prefixes which are in the same direction from your QTH. For example see [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L126|prefixes from OK]].   - [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L22|Azimuth shorts]] you can replace with prefixes which are in the same direction from your QTH. For example see [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L126|prefixes from OK]].
   - And [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L13|Azimuth]] you can replace with **name your antenna or tower**, e.g. //20m YAGI//.   - And [[https://github.com/ok1hra/k3ng_rotator_controller/blob/master/k3ng_rotator_controller/rotator_language.h#L13|Azimuth]] you can replace with **name your antenna or tower**, e.g. //20m YAGI//.
 +  -  If do not show degree character (°), change in file rotator_settings.h settings to<code>#define DISPLAY_DEGREES_STRING "\xB2"</code> If the LCD displays instead of the character degree (°) lower case **"alpha" (α),** find in source code all string **'char(223)'** and replace to **'char(178)'**.
 ==== TODO ==== ==== TODO ====
   * component BOM   * component BOM
usb_rotator_interface_4.1636903823.txt.gz · Last modified: 2021/11/14 16:30 by ok1hra