Flat D* dish?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by sammy-bos, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. sammy-bos

    sammy-bos New Member

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    Is there a flat satellite dish that can look less obvious & (maybe even) have a dual-output LNB?
     
  2. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

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  3. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

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    Are those dishes even HD?

    Sammy-bos -- why are you looking for a "less obvious" dish?
     
  4. sammy-bos

    sammy-bos New Member

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    for the purpose of not looking too bad.
     
  5. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Gold Club DBSTalk Club

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    Is this for the RV setup you were asking about in another thread?
     
  6. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    Nope, not HD. SD only.
     
  7. slice1900

    slice1900 Well-Known Member

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    The flat dishes will become more cost effective over time - the beam steering capability is computational so it benefits from the advances in that area. The problem with Directv is that the computation becomes a lot more complicated since they've got three satellite locations in close proximity and use multiple frequencies.

    Despite that, I wouldn't be terribly surprised to see someone offer a simple flat panel that can be integrated into an RV's roof in the next few years that does 99/101/103 and handles HD. It won't be cheap, but I guess it only has to come within 2x of the in-motion dishes in price since it would be far less bulky, have no moving parts, and handle Directv's HD which the in-motion dishes for RV available today do not.
     

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