Before purchasing a satellite dish it is advisable to take into account a series of criteria that can help you make the most successful purchase. First, you should consider where you will place the satellite dish, how much space you have and what performance you expect to obtain. Next, we help you determine it.
If you are already determined to acquire a satellite dish, first think about the space where it will be located. In this regard, you should take into account whether it should be hung on a wall with wind current or if it is customary to snow.
If you have little space you should consider it before purchasing the satellite dish you prefer. The inclement weather that may occur and the space you have are aspects that you cannot ignore.
Once you acquire your satellite dish, keep in mind that it will be placed in most cases in external spaces, functioning correctly if you want to make the most of it.
When we talk about resistance, the parabolic antenna is as important as the support that holds it.
Taking into account that you will be outdoors, we must ensure that you can resist in places where the wind is strong and when weather conditions can become adverse at times.
In addition, we must ensure that the support has a size and characteristics strong enough to be able to withstand the weight of the satellite dish.
When we have invested in a quality product, the last thing we are going to want is that it is damaged by inadequate support for its ergonomics.
Performance is one of the most important factors if we want to take advantage of our satellite dish. First, we must bear in mind that each type of satellite dish can provide us with different performances.
For example, parabolic antennas of primary focus have a maximum yield of approximately 60 percent. That is, of all the energy that reaches the surface of the antenna, 60 percent reaches the focus and takes advantage of it. The rest does not reach the focus and is lost. On the other hand, offset has higher performance and is smaller.
The size of the satellite dish must be taken into account from several aspects: on the one hand, depending on the location where you want to install your new product you should consider if you have enough space for the satellite dish you have chosen. This will avoid problems once you proceed to the installation.
On the other hand, smaller satellite dishes usually offer higher performance. For example, in offset, its adjustment is less delicate than those of primary focus because it has less surface area and has a slightly wider beam. Consider the different types of existing satellite dishes to decide which one suits you.
In addition to acquiring the satellite dish, there are a number of elements that you must ensure that they are in the same package in order to properly install. Connectors, meter, as well as a pack of flanges and clips, are some of them, in addition to a sturdy wall mount.
Especially, if you do not want to have to use extensions, you must choose a product that has a cable long enough to be able to reach your electricity connector from the satellite dish. The fact that the antenna is located outside, away from the interior of your home, is a factor to consider.