Great product for the Do-It-Yourselfer
Easily set up satellite dishes on RVs, motor homes, picnic tables, truck, decks, roofs, or anywhere you want to setup your dish.
Make adjustments yourself without a secondary helper
What took 30 minutes now takes 30 seconds
Get perfect satellite dish reception in seconds with this easy-to-use DSS Satellite Finder! This tool is a must for RV/motor home enthusiasts who take a satellite dish with them on the road, OR for home users. This indispensable product lets you easily make adjustments yourself, without having to shout back and forth with a second person at the TV location.
Simply wire this affordable device between your dish and your receiver, turn on your equipment and adjust your satellite dish until the meter indicates optimum signal strength. What used to take 30 minutes or more, now takes just 30 seconds. Perfect for installing new dishes, or simply making adjustments to existing dishes after windstorms, hurricanes, heavy rains or earthquakes!
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Key Specifications/Special Features:
950-2050 MHz bandwidth
Pocket size and lightweight
-25 to -75dBm Input Level
Built-in light for night dish adjustment
Audible tune-in signal.
Listening to signal tone and changing antenna direction makes it easy and quick to find the best signal reception.
75 Ohms Input/Output impedance
Works with DSS DirecTV, DishNetwork, ExpressVu, StarBand, DirecWAY, FTA MPEG2 / DVB receivers, plus other digital and analog satellite systems.
Works with C band or KU band satellite signals.
Works with STANDARD, UNIVERSAL, and DSS LNBFs. (Note: Some other competitor brands do not work with UNIVERSAL LNBFs)
One of the most useful tools that you can own is this inline signal strength meter. This little device connects between the satellite dish and the receiver and allows you to find the satellite without having to use the meter on your TV. This can be invaluable when you are trying to set up your dish on a tripod a long ways away from your rig. These meters also provide a tone that rises in pitch as the signal strength goes up and a lighted meter for nighttime use.
With one of these meters, it's often enough to point the dish in approximately the correct azimuth/elevation direction and then slowly sweep the sky and listen for the tone to tell you when you hit the "sweet spot". These meters are much more sensitive than the one that the receiver provides on your TV and react much faster to changes in signal strength. With a little practice, you'll be able to find the satellite in seconds and fine tune it quickly.
No batteries required, it is powered by the receiver. It has a built in light and audio tone.
The SF95 works with DSS DirecTV, DishNetwork, ExpressVu, FTA MPEG2 / DVB receivers, plus other digital and analog satellite systems. Works with C band or KU band satellite signals.