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 13.5 Foot (4.0m) C-Band Polar Mount Mesh Satellite Antenna (Commercial)

DESCRIPTION

Introducing our commercial-grade, heavy-duty, high performance 13.5ft / (4.0m) C/Ku-Band polar mount prime focus mesh satellite dish. The large size and tight beamwidth of this dish ensures you will receive 100% of North American TV broadcasts and 100% of Central and South American TV broadcasts. You will get everything!!! It can be used as a stationary dish (includes two lock down bars) or fully motorized with an actuator (not included) to track multiple satellites. The aesthetic appeal of this mesh dish makes it perfect for urban and rural areas where reliable C-Band reception is required.

This dish is primarily designed for mission critical operations and recommended for TV/Radio stations, cable headends, embassies/consulates, universities and other organizations that desire commercial-grade quality. Designed and tested with the North American user in mind but works equally well in other parts of the world too. The extremely large aperture size of this antenna makes it perfect for fringe reception of out-of-footprint satellite signals (e.g. 65W, 70W, 75W and 114.9W), radio astronomy surveying and moon bounce experiments. If you are an expat living in Central or South America, Bermuda, Hawaii, South Caribbean, Greenland or French Polynesia, then this is the dish size you need to receive American and Canadian TV programming.

Note: This is our latest model (2019) with heavy-duty mount, superior steel construction, steel rear panel brace support, thicker panel ribs, larger dish arm, jumbo sized threaded rods, dual sided actuator plate, two lockdown bars and thicker gauge steel throughout for zero slop operation. Field proven and reliable or your money back!

Note: Accepts powered elevation with an 18" heavy-duty actuator. Sold separately.

Note: Accepts powered declination with a 6" heavy-duty actuator. Sold separately.

Note: Accepts powered azimuth control with a 7" slewing drive. Sold separately.

Note: Accepts powered skew button hook feed assembly for ultra-precise tuning. Sold separately.

Note: Requires 5.5" O.D. mounting pole (in-ground, pyramid base or king post) which is sold separately.

Note: This antenna is intended for commercial use. We sell a lighter version for home satellite enthusiasts.

Note: This is a very large antenna and will experience significant wind resistance. We highly recommend this product be installed by a TVRO professional who has experience with oversized antennas. We recommend you install it immediately behind a building to cut down on the wind resistance encountered. We also recommend re-enforcing the pole mast for structural integrity.

Note: This a very heavy dish. To avoid injury, DO NOT lift this dish by yourself. The mount itself weighs over 150 lbs and the fully assembled dish is in excess of 275 lbs. Ask someone to help you lift the mount on the pole.

Note: Our antennas are well received by satellite TV enthusiasts. You can find a review of our consumer mesh antennas at Satellite Guys

Note: For available channels, please see TVROSat

Note: For setup and alignment instructions, please see TVROSat

FEATURES

  • Commercial Grade Quality
  • Heavy-duty construction with steel support struts for reflector
  • Prime Focus Quad feed support
  • Small hole (< 1.2mm) mesh ensures Ku-Band signal reception is just as reliable as C-Band signal reception
  • Dual-sided extra thick actuator plate for maximum satellite arc tracking
  • Extra thick steel guard plates and M18 cap bolts
  • Longer and stronger collar mount with 4 holes for threaded elevation rod
  • Jumbo size elevation and polar threaded rods
  • Accepts powered polar, declination, azimuth and skew
  • 2.0mm thicker mesh for added strength

INCLUDES

  • 8 Mesh Panels
  • Heavy-duty Polar Mount
  • 8 steel reflector support braces
  • Dual Screw Declination assembly
  • Two Lock Down Bars
  • Dual Sided Actuator Plate
  • Steel elevation bracket assembly
  • 4 LNBF struts
  • Feed Cover
  • Mounting nuts and bolts
 
 

Price: $2499.00 USD

 Add-on Options

1. Pole Mount

 7ft C-Band Dish Pole(In Ground)
    [add $299.00 USD]
 7ft C-Band Dish Pole (Square Base)
    [add $399.00 USD]
 Non-Penetrating Roof Mount (12 Trays) with 5.5 inch O.D. King Post
    [add $3699.00 USD]
 none

 

2. Feed

 Linear C-Band Dual Output LNBF
    [add $40.00 USD]
 Linear C-Band Dual Output (Wimax) LNBF
    [add $49.00 USD]
 Dual C-Band (Wimax) Orthogonal Feedhorn with mini LNBs
    [add $199.00 USD]
 none

 

3. Motorization

 48-inch QARL Heavy-Duty Linear SuperJack Actuator
    [add $229.00 USD]
 none

 

4. Positioner

 SuperJack C-Band Dish Positioner
    [add $115.00 USD]
 none

 

5. Positioner Cable

 50ft Positioner Cable (16 AWG)
    [add $40.00 USD]
 100ft Positioner Cable (16 AWG)
    [add $80.00 USD]
 150ft Positioner Cable (16 AWG)
    [add $120.00 USD]
 200ft Positioner Cable (16 AWG)
    [add $160.00 USD]
 250ft Positioner Cable (16 AWG)
    [add $200.00 USD]
 none

 

6. Coaxial Cable

 50ft Coaxial Cable (Low Loss RG11)
    [add $50.00 USD]
 100ft Coaxial Cable (Low Loss RG11)
    [add $100.00 USD]
 150ft Coaxial Cable (Low Loss RG11)
    [add $150.00 USD]
 200ft Coaxial Cable (Low Loss RG11)
    [add $200.00 USD]
 250ft Coaxial Cable (Low Loss RG11)
    [add $250.00 USD]
 none

 

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TECHNICAL

SpecificationValue
  
Antenna Construction 
Material Aluminum Mesh
Hole size 0.05" (1.2mm)
Panels 8
Rib size 1" (2.54cm) sq.
Feed Support Struts 4
Panel Brace Support Rods 8
Strut Length 76.5" (194.3cm)
Strut Mount 15" (38.1cm) from rim on panel face
Aperture Diameter (inner) 160" (406cm)
Focal Length 61.0" (155.0cm)
F/D Ratio 0.37
Finish Polyester Powder Coating
Color Black / Glossy Black
Weight 275 lbs
Performance 
C-Band Gain(@4.2GHz) 44.0dBi (Typ)
Ku_band Gain(@12.2GHz) 52.8dBi (Typ)
C-Band Mainlobe Beamwidth 1.1
Ku-Band Mainlobe Beamwidth 0.30
Mounting 
Mounting Type Polar Mount
Polar Frame Size 42" (106.7cm) diameter x 12" (30.5cm) deep
Elevation Angle Range 0 to 90
Azimuth Range 0 to 360
Declination Adjustment 0 to 10
Recommended Pole Dimension 5.25"~5.5" (133mm~140mm)
Environment 
Operational Winds 120km/h
Survival Winds 180km/h
Ambient Temperature -50C to +60C
Relative Humidity 0~100%
Shipping Details 
Box 1 (Mount) 46"x46"x14" Rectangular (150 lbs)
Box 2 (Panels) 84"x64"x14" Pie (125 lbs)





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