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Reviews Categories | Antenna Rotators & Accessories | EASY-ROTOR-CONTROL Help

Reviews Summary for EASY-ROTOR-CONTROL
EASY-ROTOR-CONTROL Reviews: 61 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $74
Description: EASY-ROTOR-CONTROL is a add-on controller for azimuth-rotors. It supports the control of various rotors by a standard RS232-interface. It might be installed directly into the rotor-controllers housing or in an external housing.
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VE3FYN Rating: 5/5 Apr 9, 2016 18:59 Send this review to a friend
Every shack should have one.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I just finished building and installing the ERC USB v.4.0 kit for my Yaesu G-800SA rotator. The components are high-quality, and the kit instructions are well done. It took a couple hours to assemble. The manual contains connection diagrams for every rotator imaginable. While it takes a bit of creativity to attach it to the controller and wire it, we are hams after all. The USB worked without a hitch, and the calibration tool is easy to use, with step-by-step instructions. This is a quality piece of equipment, and a great addition to the shack.
W7GVW Rating: 5/5 Mar 31, 2016 14:48 Send this review to a friend
ERC should be in your shack  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
The ERC is a great controller and you wonít find better tech support anywhere. I had a problem with the set up and it wasnít the ERC, it was my computer. Rene made it work and made it work on my computer, not an easy task.
He stayed on line until it was all hooked up and worked 100% and even made sure it worked in HRD.
If you are looking for a Rotor Controller, check out ERC, I donít think you can go wrong.
All I can say is thank you so much Rene and ERC.
Steve w7gvw
K4ROX Rating: 5/5 Jan 28, 2016 08:17 Send this review to a friend
Nice  Time owned: months
I will throw my vote in for this. Even when assembled by older eyes and hands it worked perfectly. Calibration and interface easy to a Yaesu G-450A and HRD. Took a couple of weeks to arrive as USPS bounced it around the country. Responds very quickly to questions. Once again hands free rotor control.
N8DC Rating: 5/5 Oct 31, 2015 06:52 Send this review to a friend
Great Product  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I purchased the ERC M from Rene about a month ago . I have an earlier unit that I purchased from a local Ham off of and it worked so well I decided to add one to my other tower. The kit came fast . I assembled all the components on the board and mounted it in my rotor control box only to find it only moved the rotor in one direction :( . I contacted Rene and we finally had a couple phone conversations and we decided it would be best for me to send it back so he could check it out. Of course in sending it back I screwed up the customs form but he received it today and sent me an email telling me it finally arrived and he would look at it this weekend (its Saturday OCT 31 2015 ) and let me know the outcome. 15 minutes later I get another Email telling me its all fixed and he is sending it out Monday !. He did tell me early on that the repair service was free and I did offer to pay if needed. It seems one of the relays didn't want to fully work so the rotation in one direction only . Thanks Rene . I highly recommend if your looking for rotor control from your PC then this is the ticket. I cant give it anything but a 5 :)
de Dave N8DC
NA6AF Rating: 5/5 Sep 15, 2015 05:45 Send this review to a friend
Easy to Install  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
My easy rotor ERC-Mini interfaces perfectly with Ham Radio Deluxe rotator program and my Yaesu DXA 800 rotor. Easy to install.
I tried other rotor interfaces but this one works from the start and consistently. No wiring involved or jumpers, etc. Just connect and go.
N3CAL Rating: 5/5 Jun 4, 2015 19:41 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding   Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Ordered online and received within one week. Quality of kit components are top notch. Instructions are very easy to follow and there were no issues during assembly. Installed into YAESU G-450A rotor control box using the USB option. Calibration was easy to perform using software provided on CD with kit. Works flawlessly with Ham Radio Deluxe and HRD Logbook. It's a great addition to your shack.
K2RWF Rating: 5/5 Jun 3, 2015 08:39 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding value  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Kit was ordered from Germany, and arrived at my NJ QTH within 6 days. Assembly instructions were very throughout and easy to follow. Rene's support for a few minor issues was prompt and above expectations.

I use this with a $10 RadioShack VAC transformer inside a project box, a $30 RadioShack rotator, modified with a Bourns pot and gear, and the PSTRotator software, and for about $200 all in I have a fully automated rotator set up for my hex beam, which I can control anywhere in the world via the internet. It has now been in service and working with no issues for about 5 weeks now.

Tremendous value, great customer service, and a fun and easy kit build. Would highly recommend.
CT1BXX Rating: 5/5 Apr 9, 2015 14:23 Send this review to a friend
Excellent  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Excellent device for station.
I have Prosistel Rotor and it works really very well.
Software is PstRotator logbook Log4OM, it works so well that I have doubts suggesting this kit.
My thanks to his creator.
73 Manuel Fernando
PA3N Rating: 5/5 Mar 17, 2015 03:43 Send this review to a friend
Great Kit  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I've ordered the ERC-M USB kit including the Slimline case and 6-pin Mini-DIN-connector cable.
The kit was delivered within 1 week.
All component were present and the documentation was very clear(on CD).
Within one evening the kit and cable was soldered.
Put the power on and connected the USB and it was working.(in my case there was no need to install any driver(windows 7 64bits))
Plugged in my rotor (Yaesu G-1000DXC)and started the calibration software.
This was also very easy. A nice step by step explanation how to calibrate.
Stared the control software --> it just works fine.
Setup my software programs (DxLab Suite and N1MM logger) and without any problems it works just fine and easy.

If you are looking for good rotor control: THIS IS IT.

VE3OP Rating: 5/5 Jan 9, 2015 14:21 Send this review to a friend
Great Products!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
After a lot of research, I ordered an ERC-M fully assembled unit to interface my Yaesu G5400B rotor controller to my PC (and to software such as HRD, N1MM).

It arrived within one week. I assembled the pieces, built a cable with the connectors supplied and was up and running within a couple of hours. I do wish I could have purchased a pre-built cable but it wasn't that hard to create my own.

The company has everything you need to control rotors, no matter which rotor you have. If your rotor does not have a built in interface, you can also purchase a "rotor card".

The documentation is unreal - really excellent as you would expect from a German company.

In short, great company, great products and great service - doesn't get any better than that!
I highly recommend Easy Rotor Control (ERC) for all your rotor interfacing needs.
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