Satellite Finder

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  1. tinkering

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    Im just about to go to Maplins to buy a sat finder ,
    Two are on there sit,one is a analog, the other a digital,
    Which is best please
     
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    Down to personal choice, I always think an analog meter when looking at signal strength is easier to see what is going on.
     
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    Honestly couldn't say which is the best option (I prefer analogue for ease of reading) but you'll get either on Amazon, e-Bay, etc for less than half the price of Maplins!
     
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    I have played with a digi one and was suitably impressed.
    It allowed me to enter the sat I wanted and then ignored the others.. which meant no false starts and wondering if I was on the right bird !
     
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    @tinkering If you've got an iPhone, why not just use an App called 'Dish Align'. It gives pictorial and audible display and other info too.
    It's very good and FREE!
     
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    I have a Galaxy GT19195
    I have gone into apps , tools( with dread and fear I am a dinosaur)no dish thingy.HELP

    Perhaps it will be better ,just to buy a finder, before I get into a even bigger mucking fuddle thank you all. :Smile:
     
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    A better one for the iPhone ( app store ) is Satfinder as it will allow you to point your iPhone at the sky and a little satellite appears and you line it up with the "arrows" - simple to use and very quick.
     
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