SATPLUS VIC WILL BE CLOSED FOR EASTER FROM THURSDAY THE 18TH UNTIL TUESDAY THE 23RD. SATPLUS QLD WILL BE CLOSED FROM FRIDAY THE 19TH UNTIL TUESDAY THE 23RD. 

SELECTING A ROOF MOUNTED SATELLITE SYSTEM FOR YOUR CARAVAN

See the pros and cons of our 3 roof mounted caravan satellite systems and click on the system which suits you best:

Crank Up

MAXVIEW CRANK UP 
Advantages

  • Mechanical operation eliminates the possibility of electronic failure
  • Being manually operated, the user can fine tune the dish for maximum signal
  • Lowest profile of any dish in the world at only 17cm high when in the home position
  • No internal control box required
  • Lightweight at only 10.9kg on your caravan roof
  • 85cm dish provides exceptional coverage throughout Australia
  • Value for money - less than half the price of most automatic satellite systems

Disadvantages

  • Basic alignment skills required
  • Manual LNB skew
  • Larger footprint required on roof

 

    Promax

    SATKING PROMAX 
    Advantages

    • Fully automatic- self aligning
    • Smallest footprint required on your caravan roof
    • Easiest auto system to DIY install
    • Fast satellite lock due to built in GPS
    • Automatic LNB skew
    • Flat panel - unaffected by high winds
    • Auto retraction if you forget to close the dish
    • Ability to manually fine tune in weak satellite signal areas



    Disadvantages

    • Smaller panel delivers less gain than the other two systems
    • Higher profile on roof
    • Heavier overall weight at 19.5kg

     

      Vansat

      VANSAT BLUESTAR 
      Advantages

      • 80cm reflector provides Australia wide coverage
      • Lower profile than the Promax
      • 14kg on your caravan roof
      • Can be wired to ignition for auto close features
      • Can be manually overridden to fine tune dish in weak satellite signal areas
      • Control box can be connected to TV and provide user interface - useful for user feedback
      • Lower auto system cost



      Disadvantages

      • Less wind resistant than the Promax when in operation
      • Larger footprint required on your caravan roof
      • Auto close feature requires connection to an ignition source

       

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