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Identify your Dometic Awning Model

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If you are looking for spare parts for your Dometic awning, it is important to first identify which model you have. Here we will show you the differences between the 3 models of Dometic Roll Out Awning - 8300, 8500 & 9000.

How to Identify your Dometic Awning Model
Differences between Dometic Awning Rollers

Dometic 8300 Awnings

The easiest way to correctly identify your Dometic Awning model is to look at the roller end caps. The Dometic 8300 Awnings have a hollow roller shaft with an outside diameter of 18.5mm.

Dometic 8300 Awnings - Hollow Roller Shaft
Identifing Dometic Awning Model by Roller Shaft - 8300
Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8300 Awning Arms

Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8300 Awning Arms

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Dometic 8500 Awnings

Unlike the 8300, the roller shaft for Dometic 8500 Awnings is solid and has a smaller diameter of 10mm. The 8500 also has the cap that holds the roller onto the top of the arms attached to the roller shaft.

Dometic 8500 Awnings - Solid Roller Shaft & Attached Cap
Identifing Dometic Awning Model by Roller Shaft - 8500
Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8500 / 9000 Awning Arms

Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8500 / 9000 Awning Arms

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Dometic 9000 Awnings

Dometic 9000 Awnings have the same solid roller shaft and attached cap as the 8500 model. The 9000 however has aluminium sections on the first part of the canopy to protect it from the sun when rolled up.

Dometic 9000 Awnings - Solid Roller Shaft & Attached Cap
Identifing Dometic Awning Model by Roller Shaft - 9000

Dometic 9000 Awnings - Aluminium Sections Protect Awning when Rolled up
Dometic 9000 Awning - aluminium sections protect awning when rolled up
Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8500 / 9000 Awning Arms

Spare Parts Diagram - Dometic A&E 8500 / 9000 Awning Arms

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Identifying Dometic Awning from Model Number

You can also use the Model number of your awning to identify if it is an 8300 or 8500. Examples of model numbers are shown below, with the model and length highlighted.

Identify Dometic 8300 Awning by Model Number
Number Shows Dometic Model & Length
Identify Dometic 8500 Awning by Model Number
Number Shows Dometic Model & Length

How to Correctly Measure your Awning

For Dometic rollout awnings do not measure the vinyl. This is true for new awnings and for the replacement vinyl. You need to measure from the centre of the arm to the centre of the arm. See the image below

Where to measure your awning

Do NOT measure the fabric

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    Bill

    The information is very helpful

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    Ian speakman

    Do you have part number,730377002.slider for support arm domestic A E awning please paramount classic 2008.

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    kel brookman

    do you have part number (gear)0900086 for prostor wind up awning. or any idea where I can get it

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    manuel Cachia

    Thanks, This has been very helpful.

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