DISH Playmaker Portable Automatic Satellite Antennas

DISH Playmaker Satellite TV Antennas

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  DISH Playmaker OS 2.1 Software Update Now Available!  
This new software update allows the DISH Playmaker family of satellite antennas to receive HDTV signals from DISH's Western Arc and Eastern Arc satellites. With this update, the DISH Playmaker will be able to receive programming from DISH's Eastern Arc satellite 61.5, giving those located in the eastern United States access to more local HD channels! Upgrade your Playmaker through a simple software update without any need to purchase new hardware.
DISH Playmaker OS 2.1 Update is for DISH Playmaker model numbers PL-7000, PL7000R, PL-8000, and PL-8035.
DISH Playmaker & DISH Playmaker Dual Features
  • Features high-strength, military-grade aluminum reflector for improved signal strength
  • Perfect for the RV, camper, motorhome, cabin, fishing, hunting, or tailgating
  • Sleek & Compact design makes it easy to take with you wherever you go
  • Enjoy DISH in HD – Works exclusively with DISH HD Solo receiver technology
  • Powered via coaxial cable from the primary receiver (120 volts AC)
  • Fully-automatic – Automatically finds DISH satellite orbital locations
  • Easy grip handle for effortless carrying
  • Smallest Portable Antenna – 16″ diameter | 13″ tall | 7 lbs




Winegard also offers a DISH portable automatic satellite antenna for trucks. The Pathway X1 for DISH is designed to withstand the trucking environment – rigorously tested to survive over 600,000 miles!

Optional Roof & Tripod Mounts

The new DISH Playmaker antennas are compatible with the TR-1518 Tripod Mount and the RK-4000 Roof Mount Kit. The Roof mount kit allows you to mount the DISH Playmaker or DISH Playmaker Dual to the vehicle roof making it easy to store and always ready to use.



Pay-As-You-Go Programming

Only DISH offers money-saving, pay-as-you-go TV! DISH pay-as-you-go TV may be turned on or off on a monthly basis as needed.

  • Pay only for the months you use
  • No fees to start or stop monthly service
  • Keep your home service provider
  • Watch in minutes with an easy setup

Call 866-593-0348 for DISH Programming & Receivers
DISH programming package offers start at just $34.99/mo.

DISH Playmaker - Always Ready to Play

   Always Ready to Play

DISH Playmaker antennas acquire DISH satellites automatically with easy setup. Redesigned with a larger, high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy reflector for maximum durability and improved signal strength. Great for RVing, Tailgating, Camping, Vacation Homes, Hunting, Backyard BBQs, and More!
DISH Playmaker - Effortless Setup

Effortless Setup

The DISH Playmaker and DISH Playmaker Dual are 100% Automatic and are easy for anyone to set up in just a few minutes. Simply connect the included 25' coax between the antenna and receiver, then connect an HDMI or coax from the receiver to the TV. Power up the receiver and TV and complete the receiver setup. You are ready to watch TV!
DISH Playmaker - Powered by Receiver

Powered by Receiver

DISH Playmaker and DISH Playmaker Dual antennas work exclusively with DISH HD Solo receiver technology and programming. Powered via coaxial cable from the primary receiver, DISH Playmaker and DISH Playmaker Dual antennas only require a single coax connection per receiver. These portable satellite antennas are 100% automatic and run through a customized receiver interface for the fastest acquisition time.
DISH Playmaker - Pay-As-You-Go Programming

Ideal with Pay-As-You-Go programming

Compatible with your current DISH subscription or Pay-As-You-Go programming providing convenience of no long contracts or commitments! DISH customers can add Pay-As-You-Go programming to their home account for only $7/month! Simply call a Winegard programming specialist at 866-593-0348 and Winegard will walk you through the entire process including signing you up for programming, shipping you receivers, and helping you activate.

DISH Playmaker - Mount Options

Mount Options

Winegard mount options for DISH Playmaker and DISH Playmaker Dual automatic portable satellite TV antennas make usage easier while also raising the antenna off of the ground for better reception. The TR-1518 Tripod Mount and RK-4000 Roof Mount Kit are built to withstand the harsh outdoor environment.

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Tech Specs

  • DISH Playmaker Color Options: White
  • DISH Playmaker Dual Color Options: White, Black
  • 16″ diameter, 13″ tall, 7 lbs
  • Elevation Range: 18-65
  • UV-Protected Plastic Dome
  • Mounting Options (not included): TR-1518 adjustable tripod mount, RK-4000 RV roof kit


In The Box

  • DISH Playmaker or DISH Playmaker Dual Portable Automatic Satellite Antenna
  • 25-foot RG-6 coaxial cable
  • Printed Documentation

Providers, Receivers & Usage

  • Satellite Acquisition: Automatic
  • Compatible Satellite Providers: DISH SD & HD
  • DISH Satellites: 110°, 119°, 129°
  • DISH Playmaker Maximum Receiver Capability: 1
  • DISH Playmaker Dual Maximum Receiver Capability: 2
  • Stationary Use Only
  • View list of compatible DISH receivers

Warranty & Support

  • Warranty: 2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor
  • Complimentary Telephone and Email Support
  • Online Technical Manuals and Instructions
  • Large Dealer Support Network


Product Support & Manuals


PL-7000/PL-8000 Manual (.pdf)

PA-1000 Manual (.pdf)

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Mounts and Accessories

RK-4000 Roof KitRoof Mount Kit

Price: $49.99

Tripod Mount for Carryout, DISH Playmaker, and Pathway satellite antennas

Price: $84.99

DISH Wally HD Satellite ReceiverDISH Wally Single Tuner HD Satellite Receiver

Price: $89.99


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