Winegard Introduces Next Generation Carryout® G2 Compact Automatic Portable Satellite TV Antenna


Carryout G2 makes watching live satellite TV on-the-go fast and easy

BURLINGTON, Iowa (Apr. 9, 2014)Winegard, a pioneering innovator in consumer and enterprise antenna design and development, recently introduced the compact Carryout® G2 automatic satellite TV antenna designed for use while RVing, camping, tailgating and other fun outdoor activities. The new and improved antenna is almost half the size than its predecessor, the Carryout (GM-1518), and features a sleeker lightweight design.

The Carryout G2 portable satellite antenna is fully automatic and is quick and easy to setup. With two coaxial outputs, two TVs can be connected for twice the viewing fun (receivers and programming sold separately). The antenna is powered through a 12V output (included), but can be connected to a 110V outlet with a power converter (sold separately).

"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. "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."

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
    • DISH® (SD/HD), DIRECTV® (SD) and Bell TV™ (Canada -SD/HD)
    • Works with most satellite receiver models, including activated receiver(s) from home
  • Allows for two TV connection for twice the viewing with its dual coax ports and cables
  • Compact and ultra-lightweight design (13.5" h x 14.3", 10 lbs.)
  • Backed by an industry-leading, two year parts, one year labor limited warranty

Several mount options are available by Winegard. Raising the Carryout G2 antenna off the ground raises the look angle for better reception while also protecting it from the elements or hazards when placed on the ground. Both the tripod mount (TR-1518) and permanent roof kit mount (RK-2000) are currently available (sold separately). Winegard also has plans to unveil a window mount and rear semi-truck cab mount by summer of 2014.

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).

For more information or to purchase the Winegard Carryout G2 automatic portable satellite TV antenna, visit http://www.winegard.com/carryout. For DISH or DIRECTV receiver sales or activation, call Winegard Receiver Hotline at 1-800-288-8094, Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST.

About Winegard
Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of cutting edge satellite and terrestrial television reception products. Since its founding in 1954, Winegard's pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical and 2-way VSAT antennas. As a privately-owned company, Winegard has achieved many milestones over the years including designing the first U.S. multi-channel television antenna for the home market and later introducing the first over-the-air antenna to the RV industry. A pioneer in antenna technology, Winegard has introduced more than 1,000 different antenna models with more than 80 U.S. product patents, making Winegard products the benchmark for design, quality and performance. To learn more about Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, visit http://www.winegard.com or call 800-288-8094.



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