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HYDRO 5' (1.5m) & 4' (1.2m)

MULTIPLE MOUNT OPTIONS

 

Improved and Expanded Satellite Reception From High Powered Digitized Satellite Signals

Rain fade and lost reception for those living on the outer edges of digital satellite reception can now be a thing of the past! Enjoy quality reception with the NEW GENERATION of Hydroformed antennas. Smaller reflectors, made of Galvanealed steel supported by a range of mounts from which to choose, help carry on the tradition of quality Paraclipse products at affordable prices.

Hydro 5' (1.5m) antenna
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A New Generation of Hydros

Paraclipse introduces a new line of Hydroformed antennas and mounts to meet the challenges of high powered satellites and digital signals. Galvanealed steel reflectors, manufactured into perfect paraboloids and supported by strong, lightweight Polar and AZ-EL mounts, add up to picture perfect reception.

These antennas, the smallest ever made by Paraclipse, offer the necessary gain and efficiencies needed to overcome rain fade and lost signals in fringe areas of reception.

This new generation of Hydro antenna will help to expand usage of Paraclipse antennas in areas not serviced in the past. The Hydro's one piece design allows for fast, easy installation.

 

Quality Mounts for a Quality Reflector

Polar (SP) Mount

A maximum strength, lightweight, steel polar mount. Design allows for use with less expensive ground base pipe with smaller o.d. Mount offers 120 azimuth travel with a 12" actuator.

5' (1.5m) SP Polar mount

AZ-EL (SP) Mount

Lock onto a single satellite for unsurpassed picture quality. AZ-EL mount is constructed of lightweight steel, protected with baked-on powder-coat finish.

4' (1.2m) SP AZ-EL mount

 

The Paraclipse Hydro's exclusive design features:
View of Hydro reflector lip
Extra Strength
A newly constructed multi-ribbed rim design adds additional strength to the reflector, assuring parabolic accuracy and unsurpassed reception.
One-piece, formed reflector.
Reflector constructed from Galvaneal steel (a proven product used in the automotive industry to guarantee against rust and product failure).
Choice of strong, lightweight Polar or AZ-EL mounts.
Six step powder coat finish with a sealed baked-on process ensuring years of protection against paint failure.
Self-aligning, three-pole feedhorn support with preset focal distance.

 

Optional features:
Choice of smoke-blue or tan color.
Feed cover. -
View of optional Ku-band adapter feed plate 
Ku-band Adapter Feed Plate
An optional adapter feed plate allows you to use existing feed supports for both C-band and Ku-band signals. Feed plate is adjustable for use with a wide variety of feeds.

 

Specifications

  4' (1.2m) 5' (1.5m)
C-band Gain 32.8 dB 34.8 dB
Ku-band Gain 42.0 dB 44.0 dB
C-band Efficiency 68% 68%
Ku-band Efficiency 68% 68%
F/D 0.40 0.39
Focal Point 18.90" (48cm) 23.10" (59cm)
Base pipe 2" schedule 40 [2.38" (6.03cm) o.d.] 2" schedule 40 [2.38" (6.03cm) o.d.]
Specifications are determined by engineering computation methods.

 

Warranty

All Paraclipse antennas have a one-year limited warranty. Please see warranty policy for details.

 

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