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Sphere SSA-850 RV Automatic 12V Satellite System

Sphere SSA-850 RV Automatic 12V Satellite System
Sphere Automatic 12V Satellite System
Sphere Automatic 12V Satellite System
Closed Dimensions
Dish Dimensions
All necessary parts come ready for the DIY installer
Simple plug-in connections make DIY installation easy
IDU can be mounted under a top cupboard
Spare Parts Diagram (154kb)
Product Overview 2.9MB
Installation Manual
Connection options explained
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Stock Update - 18th September 2021

Sorry, this item is not in our warehouse. We usually have at least 3 of these on our shelves but they have just been sold.
We already have another 4 on order with our supplier.
We should have these again before any other shops, so if you find this product elsewhere we recommend you confirm they physically have it.
We do not a firm ETA yet, but we expect them to arrive within a few weeks.
Please place an order to reserve the next arrivals.


The Sphere 12v Satellite is especially designed to be used on Australian Recreational Vehicles. It will automatically find the satellite anywhere in Australia with only two options to select from.

The system comes with:
a) The rooftop antenna unit with a large load spreading base.
b) All cables and junction box for installation
c) The In Door Unit (IDU) which is the user interface box with LCD display and control buttons.
d) Installation instructions

You will need a Satellite Decoder to make this work. Either VAST or Foxtel/Auststar Satellite decoders will operate with this Dish.

In addition to a VAST box, you will need to apply for a decoder card through the appropriate federal government agency (currently Australian Communications and Media Authority). You will need to prove you are a traveller as genuine reason for your application to be granted. Access will not generally be granted if you live in a permanent location, such as Melbourne and wish to watch the Channel 7 broadcasts of the SANFL and WAFL via Satellite.

CaravansPlus can not assist you in your application for a VAST card and permit.


  • This is quite suitable for DIY installation. The unit mounts onto the roof of your vehicle and features an inbuilt safety device for automatic shutdown upon ignition of your vehicle.
  • Auto Skew
  • Twin LNB (watch one channel, record another)
  • Fast satellite acquisition of the Optus C1/D3 satellite
  • Compatible with any Satellite Receiver that use a 10.700GHz L.O.
  • In just minutes of parking and switching on, this unit will automatically raise from roof, turn thru the correct horizontal and vertical angles to locate the satellite.
  • 1 year warranty.


  • Model: 900-06002
  • Brand: Sphere
  • Closed Height (when folded down): 200mm.
  • Mounting Base size: 700mm x 390mm LNB Local Oscillator: 10.700 GHz
  • Dish Size: 860mm x 920mm
  • Elevation range 20 - 74 degree to suit all Australian locations
  • Tracking Rate: 50 deg / sec
  • Power: 12VDC
  • Current Usage: Typically 1.6A (2.5A Max), Nil in sleep mode
  • Cables allow up to 7m between Antenna and IDU
  • Weight: Total 19kg, 16Kg roof only.
  • Will it fit?: Check the diagrams in the PDF to ensure clearances can be meet.
  • Shipping Weight: 25.60 Kgs.
  • Shipping Dimensions: 80 cm x 60 cm x 50 cm.

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