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D2The second generation Datastorm controller went into beta in May of 2004 and was generally available but still beta in August of 2004. This flat box with a multiple blue LEDs on the front contains circuitry that moves the dish, and also contains a full computer that can calculate the necessary positioning of the dish without the need for a Windows-based PC to tell it what to do. The picture below is a D2 with a Direcway DW6000 modem sitting on top of it.
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