Palcom GS4 satellite positioner, 1993

Made:
1993 in Cottbus district
maker:
Palcom

Palcom GS4 satellite positioner; Computer Controlled Antena Positioner, Serial Number B019146H. This deluxe motorised satellite system cost £980 including the 90cm dish. A positioner was usually an afterthought for those who bought a satellite receiver. It corrected for small positional errors of the dish, adjusted dish position in accordance withsignal strength, and compensated for satellittes which were lose together.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2008-5005/6/2
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
satellite positioner
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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