Rant: 23mm neck narrow feed LNBs

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Why is it when they make a narrow feed 23mm neck LNB do they make the body fatter than the neck? Why don't they make the whole thing thin?
 

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A 23mm necked Megasat single LNB has a body 35mm wide. I guess if you go up to twins, quads etc. the body would be subsequently wider to accommodate the F connectors (which are 10mm). Though having said that, the quad version doesn't look too wide...

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Then why don't they make the body longer and thinner? There is little point in the neck and feedhorn being 23mm if the body is 35mm or fatter.
 

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Even with a wider body you can still angle them like I have in the photo below looking at 19.2E and 23.5E on a 60cm dish. The plastic bottle cover is to keep the rain drops off the LNB face to help stop signal loss when it rains and afterwards as these LNBs are not good when wet.
 

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