ZCG Scalar DG1600 8.1dBi Deck Mounted Marine Antenna


Key Features


  • Suits Optus and all Optus resellers, including: TPG, Amaysim, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Dodo, Exetel, Internode, GoTalk, iiNet.

  • 5m white RG58 cable with FME Female connector

  • Full chromed brass ferrule

  • Supplied with toughened plastic MM1 Marine Deck Mount

  • All white fiberglass construction

  • Australian made.




  • Stay connected on the water by using this antenna with your mobile phone and wireless broadband modem

  • With an 8.1 dBi gain, the DG1600 Optus 900MHz marine antenna offer the maximum gain and reception range practical in a broadband cellular mobile phone antenna

  • The single piece white fibreglass radome stands 2.2 metres tall, identical to other models in the marine range

  • These antennas are matched internally by a unique transforming printed circuit board

  • This antenna is also suitable for Vodafone 2G services (voice and text messaging)

  • All components used are of the highest quality to ensure long term survival in the harsh marine environment

  • These antennas will deliver reliable performance for many years

  • The MM1 folding deck mount supplied as standard is constructed from toughened plastic

  • This base folds down in two directions and also swivels in the opposite plane by loosening the stainless steel pivot bolt

  • This versatility allows the antenna to be mounted in a variety of positions on any flat surface and at any angle using four screws or bolts.


Specifications / Frequency


Australian Network Compatibility
Optus Regional 3G (900MHz)* *Please check Optus Coverage Map.
All other networks
not compatible



Electrical Specifications


  • Frequency Range: 890-960MHz

  • Input Impedance: 50Ω

  • VSWR: <1.5:1

  • Polarisation: Vertical

  • Radiation: Omnidirectional

  • Maximum Power: 50Watts

  • Vertical Beamwidth: 13°




  • Construction: White fibreglass radome, chrome brass ferrule

  • Cable: 5m white RG58 coaxial cable

  • Connector: FME Female.

  • Temperature: -40°C +70°C

  • Weight: 1kg (including mount)

  • Height: 2.2m

  • Mounting: MM1 deck mount (supplied)







  • This antenna has a 5m cable that terminates with an FME Female connector

  • The FME Female connector is the most common type of connector for mobile antennas and mates with the FME Male connector found on patch leads and phone cradles.




female FME Connector


FME Female Connector [pictured]




  • Please contact us if you would like a shorter length of cable, or a different connector and we will customise this antenna for you.




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Special Delivery Information:


  • This product is over 2m in length and must be sent by specialist freight companies

  • Understandably, a 2m long cardboard tube can be very easily damaged, so this product is shipped in a custom made PVC enclosure

  • Due to the costs incurred, shipping of this item is expensive, irrespective of whether we're shipping it to Sydney metro, or to Canada.




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Brand ZCG
Shipping Weight 0.0450kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 2.200m
Shipping Length 0.100m
Shipping Cubic 0.022000000m3