Dish Pointer : Installation

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Easy positioning and set up of your dish antenna with correct satellite display:

Dish alignment, pointing and Installation has always been a difficult process, especially if you do not have a clue. That is why I posted this application that will simplify this task and enable you to install and align your antenna or satellite tv for pc dish with out the want to call a specialist.

SatCatcher is a satellite tv for pc finder and dish pointer, it allows you to orient your antenna to any satellite. Using augmented reality, this software displays the goal satellite in house to higher choose the location of your antenna or satellite dish and ensure the absence of any impediment (wall, tree ...).

SatCatcher also uses your phone GPS to show your location on a map and reveals the direction of the satellite from your place.

The compass accompanied by a beep lets you orient your antenna or satellite tv for pc dish following the acceleration of beeps or the arrow of the compass.

The accelerometer is used to confirm that the holder of your antenna is vertical.

The antenna or satellite tv for pc dish adjustment steps:

1- select a satellite tv for pc and authorize geolocation to decide the path of the antenna orientation.

2- Show satellite tv for pc in augmented reality with your camera and make positive there are no obstacles and validate the location of your antenna.

3. Check that the assist of your antenna is vertical.

4. Calculate the polarization and modify the rotation of the LNB (the head of your antenna)

5. Set the elevation

6- Search orientation with visible and sound assistant

7- Fine changes.

For the good functioning of the software, SatCatcher will need the digital camera, compass, gyroscope, accelerometer and the GPS of your smartphone.


- If your smartphone does not have GPS, you can manually transfer the "marker" on the card until it points your precise location. Use zoom for more detail.

- The compass is very necessary to regulate your dish, however if your smartphone does not have one, you can still use the utility. In this case, it will help you to discover clues and marks on the map from your location. It additionally permits you to calculate the orientation. Than you can use a manual compass to get a good orientation.

- Do not hesitate to recalibrate the compass and keep away from too close to the antenna arm, as a result of it is delicate to metallic elements. Try to place your smartphone where there is less magnetic interference.

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