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 400cm (13.5ft) C/Ku-Band Prime Focus Mesh Satellite Dish

DESCRIPTION

High performance 400cm (13.5ft) C/Ku-Band polar mount prime focus mesh satellite dish with extra-heavy-duty steel mount and designed specifically for maximum signal gain. This is our largest consumer antenna with the tightest beamwidth to ensure you receive 100% of North American TV broadcasts and 100% of Central and South American TV broadcasts. You will get everything, including any future 64 APSK and 128 APSK signals!!! It can be used as a stationary dish (includes two lockdown bars) or fully motorized with an actuator (not included) to track multiple satellites. The aesthetic appeal of this polar mount mesh dish and its large size make it perfect for rural areas where reliable C-Band reception is required.

This dish is primarily designed and recommended for consumer home satellite TV reception in North America, but others, such as TV and radio stations, amateur radio astronomers and universities will find it of use. 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, rear panel brace support, larger arm, jumbo sized threaded rods, dual sided actuator plate, two lockdown bars and thicker gauge steel throughout for minimal slop. Field proven and reliable or your money back!

Note: Powered elevation is possible with a 12" or 18" heavy-duty actuator.

Note: Powered declination assembly, powered azimuth assembly and powered skew assembly are sold separately.

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

Note: This is a massive 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 100 lbs and the fully assembled dish is in excess of 250 lbs. Ask someone to help you lift the mount on the pole.

Note: Well received by home satellite TV enthusiasts. You can find a review of our mesh antennas at Satellite Guys

Note: For available channels, please see TVROSat

FEATURES

  • Precise parabolic shape
  • 8-panel construction for more precise geometry
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Reinforcement of panels with steel braces
  • Prime Focus quad feed support
  • Small hole(< 1.5mm) mesh ensures Ku-Band signal reception is just as reliable as C-Band signal reception
  • Actuator driven polar control for tracking the Clarke Belt
  • Actuator driven elevation control for extra precision
  • Accepts powered declination, azimuth and skew
  • 1.5mm thick mesh for added strength

INCLUDES

  • 8 Mesh Panels
  • Heavy-duty polar mount
  • 8 rear panel support braces
  • Dual Sided Actuator Plate
  • Dual Screw Declination assembly
  • Two Lock Down Bars
  • 4 LNBF struts
  • Feed Cover
  • Mounting nuts and bolts
 
 

Price: $2299.00 USD

 Add-on Options

1. Pole Mount

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

 

2. Feed

 Linear C/Ku-Band Combo LNBF
    [add $49.00 USD]
 Linear C-Band Dual Output LNBF
    [add $40.00 USD]
 Linear C-Band Dual Output (Wimax) LNBF
    [add $49.00 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

 

7. Receiver

 Edision OS MIO+ 4K UHD
    [add $219.00 USD]
 none

 

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TECHNICAL

SpecificationValue
  
Antenna Construction 
Material Aluminum Mesh
Hole size 0.06" (1.5mm)
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 175 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 90km/h
Survival Winds 150km/h
Ambient Temperature -50C to +60C
Relative Humidity 0~100%
Shipping Details 
Box 1 (Mount) 44"x44"x12" Rectangular (125 lbs)
Box 2 (Panels) 84"x54"x12" Pie (100 lbs)





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