Winegard Introduces Carryout G2 Satellite TV Antenna

Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard Co. recently introduced the compact Carryout G2 automatic satellite TV antenna designed for use while RVing, camping, tailgating, and other outdoor activities.

carryout-g2-dimensionsThe new satellite TV antenna is almost half the size of its predecessor, the Carryout (GM-1518), and features a sleeker lightweight design.

The Carryout G2 receives DISH, DIRECTV, and Bell TV programming for the ultimate in provider versatility.

“The Carryout G2 pushes the ‘size-versus-performance-trade-off’ common to satellite antennas to the limit,” said Aaron Engberg, director mobile sales channel for Winegard, in a news release.

“Reducing the size by 40 percent from our original Carryout, without a single compromise in performance, is truly what makes Winegard the leader in antenna design. Consumers want smaller, faster, better, and Winegard has once again delivered with the Carryout G2.”

The Carryout G2 portable satellite antenna is fully automatic and is quick and easy to set up.

Equipped with two coax ports, the G2 supports two receivers so you can watch different programming from the same satellite on two TVs at once.

The antenna is powered through a 12-volt output (included), but can be connected to a 110-volt outlet with a power converter (sold separately).

Key benefits to the Carryout G2 antenna include:

  • Fully automatic antenna eliminates the need for manually aiming/finding satellite signals
  • Compatible with all major satellite TV programming providers
  • Works with most satellite receiver models, including activated receivers from home
  • Backed by a two-year parts, one year labor limited warranty
  • Several mount options are available

gm-2035_lSpecifications include:

Unit Weight: 10 pounds

Dimensions: 14.3-inch diameter, 13.5-inch height

The Carryout G2 is now shipping and has an MSRP of $649; models are available in white dome (GM-2000) or black dome (GM-2035).

A Roof Mount Kit is sold separately.

With the simple to install roof kit accessory, easily convert the portable G2 into a permanent roof mount without having to pay the price of a roof mount antenna.

Additional wiring is required unless vehicle is prewired for a Winegard satellite TV antenna.

The RK-2000 Roof Mount Kit has an MSRP of $49.99.

Details

Winegard Company

Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative antenna products for satellite and terrestrial communications.

Since its founding in 1954, Winegard’s pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle, truck, marine, medical, and automotive antennas.

The company’s 2-way VSAT antennas provide real-time broadband solutions for extreme and remote environments in support of the oil and gas industries, as well as military and emergency response teams.

gm-2000_lWinegard is a privately-owned company that designed the first residential antenna for the U.S. It has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and does custom antenna design and development work.

Address: 3000 Kirkwood Street, Burlington, IA 52601

Phone: (800) 288-8094

Website: www.winegard.com

Worth Pondering…

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison—if it weren’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.

—Milton Berle

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