AutoDesigner How-To Video Series

1. Name Your Project

Keep track of your projects and revisions with these naming tips.

2. Module Sizes and Array Dimensions

See how module sizes and layouts affect the number of poles and pole spacing.

3. Location and Snow/Wind Loads

The Autodesigner will look up snow and wind loads based on your installation address. You may need to supply these inputs if your installation address is in a “Study Area”.  The design tool helps keep your costs down by not overbuilding and recommending the most efficient mount.

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4. Tilt Angle

Tilt angle will affect the loading forces – higher tilt increases the wind load while lower tilt increases the snow load.

5. Exposure Categories

From urban to coastline, the exposure category can affect your foundation depth, duty class and pole size.

6. Overrides for Pole Size and Frame Duty.

If you have already purchased your pole or perhaps you feel better when thing are “overbuilt”, this feature is for you.

7. Using Pop-Up Blockers?

How to get your quote when pop-up blockers are enabled.

8. 3D Model and Price Quote

See your pole mount design in a 3D model then proceed to pricing. You can save your design to your account and come back later. Download your calculation pack and save the PDF

9. How-To Use The AutoDesigner (comprehensive)

This video provides a thorough walk-though using the design tool with many tips for various situations.