Articles tagged: Snow

Does Starlink Work Well In Bad Weather?

Starlink satellite internet often sounds too good to be true. High speed, low latency internet for people who haven’t been able to get it before? People tend to assume that it must be unreliable, or won’t work well in bad weather. After all, there must be some kind of catch, right? Reliability is important for internet users. Whether you are working from home, or streaming the big game, we all want the most reliable internet possible. But for many people, Starlink satellite internet is the only high speed option available. We can’t control the weather, so many people have questions …

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Starlink Adds Snow Melt Setting

Starlink melting snow and ice

You might have noticed a new setting in the Starlink app after a recent firmware update. The new snow melt configuration setting was first spotted in January 2022, and allows better control over the heat and energy usage of the Starlink dish. Customers living in cold weather climates will appreciate the enhanced flexibility that comes with the new settings. I thought the Starlink dish already melted snow? If you are confused about this new “feature”, let us explain. In the original versions of the beta kit and firmware, the Starlink dish used a lot more electrical power than it does …

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