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Reviews Categories | Antenna Rotators & Accessories | HyGain CD45II Help

Reviews Summary for HyGain CD45II
HyGain CD45II Reviews: 12 Average rating: 3.6/5 MSRP: $389.95
Description: 8.5 sq. ft. wind load rotator
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NT7A Rating: 4/5 Apr 27, 2000 21:31 Send this review to a friend
9 Years no Problems  Time owned: more than 12 months
First got the rotor in 1990 to turn a MoonRaker IV 10 meter quad- worked fb- then used it for a few years on a 10 meter yagi- sat outside under the dirt for a couple of years and now is turning my 2 meter set up and large TV antenna- has worked fine-
K8DXX Rating: 0/5 Sep 18, 1999 01:56 Send this review to a friend
What a pain in the (er um) ankle!  Time owned: unknown months
I purchased this unit as part of a roof top antenna package supporting a HyGain TH3MK4 tribander. After 9 months of service, the pot in the rotor itself, which controls the direction reading on the box, went compleatly dead. I then had to take it down and send into HyGain (4 weeks). It came back refurbished but again broke in a similar way. HyGain repaired it under warranty but refused to let me "upgrade" for a reasonable price. Well, that same pot broke again , out of warranty! This time, I decided to demand a free repair (and got it) but installed a Yaesu G-450XL, which has worked fine ever since! I have talked to hams around the world using the CD45II and older TR44 rotator and many report the same repeated failure!
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