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Camping and Caravanning Satellite Suitcase System

Code: A60GY

Camping and Caravanning Satellite Suitcase System is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 24.
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  • Complete suitcase system including 39 cm dish and receiver - all in one portable compact case
  • Receive up to 250 channels
  • Includes low noise LNB, satellite cable and SCART cable
  • 10 m cable with connectors and various mounts
  • 12/230 V satellite receiver
  • Full fitting and installation instructions
  • DiSEqC 1.0, 1.2, USALS
  • 4:3 standard screen or 16:9 widescreen
  • 8 programmable favourite lists
  • EPG (Electronic Programme Guide)
  • Base equipped with suction mounts for mounting on a smooth surface
  • Steel bracket for vertical mounting support
  • Dimensions: 150 x 405 x 500 mm
  • Weight (boxed): 6.1 kg
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

Camping and Caravanning Satellite Suitcase System

• Complete suitcase system including 39 cm dish and receiver - all in one portable compact case• Receive up to 250 channels• Includes low noise LNB, satellite cable and SCART cable • 10 m cable with connectors and various mounts• 12/230 V satellite receiver • Full fitting and installation instructions• DiSEqC 1.0, 1.2, USALS• 4:3 standard screen or 16:9 widescreen• 8 programmable favourite lists• EPG (Electronic Programme Guide)• Base equipped with suction mounts for mounting on a smooth surface• Steel bracket for vertical mounting support• Dimensions: 150 x 405 x 500 mm• Weight (boxed): 6.1 kg

You can't rely on the British weather! Receive digital satellite programmes without depending on a fixed mounted satellite aerial. The mobile aerial allows you to receive signals at different places such as on a camping site. You can also connect the receiver to a fixed installed satellite aerial. The most common broadcasting stations are pre-programmed to the ASTRA, Hotbird, Sirius, Hispasat and Hellasat satellites.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic versatile kit "Down side" it does not come with a sat beeper or finder only a small satalite map in the instruction booklet and the recievers menus can be a little confusing and hard to read on a small screen. You will also need a stanley knife to bearback and install the plugs on the cable ends between the dish and reciever but its is quite easy with the instructions "Up side" the image on TV channels is verry good aswell as audio on radio channels and the dish assembles with ease and it all packs away in the case for easy storage and is quite light weight. All in all a BIG THUMBS UP a great addition for those quiet nights away camping!!
Date published: 2011-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought one of these kits for use in my Campervan. When purchased, the fixing arm for the Satellite dish was damaged, but my local Maplin store changed the part, no problem. Once set up, it works very well, I am very pleased with it. My advice, as a complete novice with Satellite TV, is, ignore all of the technical explantions about Azimuths, Elevations, and LNB skew. Turn to the back of the English language guide supplied with the Receiver, there you will find an idiots guide to aligning the dish. Basically, point it due south, then move it to the left in 3 mm steps until you get maximum signal. DO NOT stand infront of the dish during the adjustments. Then, adjust the elevation, etc. Doing it this way took 5 minutes, reading all the technical stuff took 3 hours and gave me a headache.
Date published: 2012-04-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A difficult installation. Instructions nearlly impossible to follow (images blurred) Certainly not to Maplin's usual standard. Be prepared for a family fallout during attempting installation. However once the item is working it performs very well. moderator note: Maplin offer full instructions for the item along with further in depth beginners guides which are downloadable from within this product page. As with all satellite systems, the alignment isn't always easy and a satellite finder (such as our Order Code of BZ68) is recommended for a simpler setup. Further support can also be obtained from our forum or by emailing technical@maplin.co.uk
Date published: 2011-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this two years ago for caravanning for those 'out of TV signal' spots. My Star buy as regards camping accessories and we use it even when there is a digital TV signal available. Better choice of programmes. A must have extra to this is a Sat-finder and the one we bought at the same time from Maplin's, the A96FG, is so simple to use and saves a lot of hassle. Great bits of kit and very reliable. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2011-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a great system this is what we use it in our motor home (great for those rainy days and nights in) and when at home I connect the receiver to my sky dish and use it in the bedroom. It was easy to setup and if you do some research on the net first about dish alignment it’s a doddle. I now have recommended it to lots of friends and they are all really happy.
Date published: 2011-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from To be honest, read the reviews and thought aye right! But only cheap so give it a go. Spent 4 hours trying to get it to work at home before going away in the caravan, no joy at all! Told by a colleague at work that millimetres of direction of dish are involved, so tried again. 10 minutes after setting up, perfect picture! In Dunkeld Perthshire, surrounded by mountains and underneath over-head power lines... if it works here, it will work anywhere. What a cool product, wish i'd bought one years ago!
Date published: 2012-06-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from We bought this satellite system so that we could get tele in our caravan. Unfortuntely, the system was completely useless to us, and we just could not get a signal, even though we had a satellite finder as well, which was a waste of time and money. We spent 4 hours trying to get a signal, holding it in every direction possible, but nothing. We ended up buying a freeview system instead, and this worked perfectly straight away. Buy with caution, and be prepared for a lot of messing around. Moderator Note: Reception for satellite systems requires careful setup and involves a fairly steep learning curve for those who are new to the technology. Maplin offer further in depth beginners guides which are downloadable from within this product page. As with all satellite systems, the alignment isn't always easy and a satellite finder (such as our Order Code of BZ68) is recommended for a simpler setup. Further detailed support can also be obtained from our forum or by emailing technical@maplin.co.uk
Date published: 2013-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from we bought this a few weeks ago, best buy ever perfect picture and only took us 10 mins to set up and that from setting the TV up too.
Date published: 2011-04-11
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Hi I have a DVB -S SL65/12 suitcase system but no instructions for it, can you tell me were I can download this from. Thanks

Asked by: AnJoe
https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/a60gy-manual-3994.pdf
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-09-19

Can the plastic dish mounting bracket be purchased separately as mine has cracked ?

Asked by: Ian39
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-08-07

I purchased one of these sets a few years ago for use in a caravan with a small TV set. Is it possible to connect the receiver to a laptop instead of a TV and if so what do I need to interface with e.g. a USB port?

Asked by: John
No this has not support for this.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-19

Hi, can I watch Asian channels ?

Asked by: Tahir siddique
Unfortunately we cannot guarantee this would be suitable for Asian channels.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-05-03

Do the suitcase systems work in France.? If I pay for sky at home is there a way of watching it using your suitcase system in south of France?

Asked by: Francofile
The system will work in France, however it will depend on the area you are in as to which satellite signals you will receive. If you are in the South of France, it is unlikely that you will receive the Astra signals which broadcast UK Freesat. This unit is for free-to-air satellite only, Sky would not be compatible with this unit, and in the required location the signal would also cause an issue as the same Astra satellite used for Freesat is used for Sky broadcasts.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-04-07

i do a lot of driving as am a truck driver and wondering if this kit would suit for watching television channels in ireland

Asked by: bren 55
yes on freesat
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-26

With one of these what channels can you get. Can you get national geographic, Discovery, History etc.or how can you get them. Thanks, Louise.

Asked by: Louise
This would include a Freesat box, details of Freesat broadcasts can be found here; http://www.freesat.co.uk/
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-10-16

hi does the freesat box work with 12v cheers

Asked by: Anonymous
The box is designed to operate on UK 240v only via the provided power supply/cable. We would be unable to comment on any usage outside of this operation.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-03
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A60GY Camping and Caravanning Satellite Suitcase System (1+) £51.49

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