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Old 10-13-2007, 04:52 PM   #1
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Satellite installation -A factory installed option?

I'm in the process of trying to spec out a new Classic 30. I have emailed AS as to available options, but no response yet (2 weeks)! So, I was wondering if anyone is aware whether or not the factory will install satellite antennas. If so, does one have a choice on make, model etc? As always, your feedback is appreciated.
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Old 10-13-2007, 06:44 PM   #2
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If you have pre sales questions contact you local dealer. They should have replied to you by now but know knows. The internet is new to some of their departments.

I beleive they will install a sat dish on the roof but why? That means you have to park in the open where you can see the satellites. Not in the shade.
I use a seperate dish for that reason.
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:28 PM   #3
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You might want to hold off on your sat TV. Sirius Radio is coming out with a back seat tv system for Chrysler vehicles any day now. Initially, it will provide childrens channels. The whole TV spectrum can 't be far behind. This new TV system uses two small anttennas. Sat TV, as we know it, will be obsolete in a year.
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:37 PM   #4
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go with a movable parabolic antenne, it's more flexible, thus the no answer.

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Old 10-14-2007, 07:42 AM   #5
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Think twice before mounting on your stream. Then think about parks like ours with lots of shade trees. Opps, can't get a signal and I'm already set up. Just another leak waiting to happen and you know it will.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:17 AM   #6
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Consider a stand alone Model. More Flexible...and then you can park in the shade and run a line to your cable in.
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Old 11-04-2007, 02:21 PM   #7
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Portable satellite feedback

Has anyone used or have a "Vu Qube V20 Delux Satellite TV Antenna" system?
Having taken all the previous responses into consideration, I came across the following attachment. Any user feedback woul be appreciated.
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hi larry

ordering an a/s to personal preferences is the way to go...

but having a/s do the audio, video or communications bits

will usually result in OUTDATED technology at uptodate prices.

grab the future...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f451...ion-33976.html

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Old 11-04-2007, 07:16 PM   #9
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Newest thing in satelitte

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Originally Posted by 2airishuman
hi larry

ordering an a/s to personal preferences is the way to go...

but having a/s do the audio, video or communications bits

will usually result in OUTDATED technology at uptodate prices.

grab the future...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f451...ion-33976.html

cheers
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Thanks for the info and link 2 air. The new a/s is ordered and due in around 12/5. I did go for the audio video pkg. Never considered the fact of outdated electronic components being used in a/s production. Too late to turn back the hands of time, so... on a stormy day while boondocking, I'll fire up the obsolete audio/video system while I ponder my errors!
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...Too late to turn back the hands of time, so... on a stormy day while boondocking, I'll fire up the obsolete audio/video system while I ponder my errors...
too funny.

i'm sure the a/v stuff will work nicely...

many of the 70s units have 8 track tape players that still work!

if we stop and think about how fast new tele models and audio gear appears...

it is a challenge for a year of a/s production to NOT have last years technology....

and dealers promote the stuff because it helps with the margin, while many folks don't wanna mess with it themselves.

luckily most of the a/v stuff doesn't involve poking holes in the trailer skin,

and there are folks here, who LIKE their roof top satellites....

but free standing seems like a less involved and easier to upgrade solution.

hey, be sure to post pics when she's delivered.

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