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Help me build an antenna positioner for antenna driven by actuator with reed sensor

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i want to make a antenna positioner .the antenna is drive by a satellite dish actuator with a reed sensor.anyone can help me?

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It is just a magnetic reed switch. When the motor rotates, it opens/closes. You just need to tie a pullup resistor like you wireup a push button and connect to the port pin of a microcontroller. Rest is software.
 

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loks a bit hard to make but as an info is very good.thank you

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