Setting Up Starlink in Your Van - Modification Guide on Gen2 Vans and Expedition

Steps On Ensuring Seamless Starlink Integration in Your Van for On-the-Go Connectivity On Your Gen2.2 Van and Expedition manufactured after November 2023, Starlink Gen 3 models do not require this modification as they come fitted with RJ45 connection

Our commitment to providing you with the best internet solutions sometimes involves making a few adjustments. This article explains the necessary modifications to enable Starlink, a popular satellite internet service, to be used in your van. Due to specific connector requirements by Starlink, some modifications are essential for seamless integration.

Why Modifications Are Required:
Starlink uses a proprietary connector on the end of its cable, which may not directly fit into the van's infrastructure. These modifications are essential to bridge the gap between your Starlink equipment and your van's connectivity setup. Starlink Gen 3 models do not require this modification as they come fitted with RJ45 connections.

To make these modifications, you have a few options:

1. DIY Modification (Do-It-Yourself) Or By A Qualified Electrician 
   - Guidance is available in the form of a video tutorial: [DIY Modification Video]
   - The video provides a step-by-step walkthrough of how to cut the Starlink cable and terminate both cut ends into RJ45 connectors.(make sure to add the cable gland provided by zone before adding RJ45 connections)
   - Ensure you have the necessary tools and confidence to complete this task yourself.                         - Due note modifying this cable may void the Starlink warranty on the cable.

2. Professional Modification Service:
   - If you are uncomfortable with the DIY approach, You can have these works done at your first service by your caravan repairer, you can also choose a professional modification service from Spacetek. They offer a modification service to help you adapt your Starlink equipment to your van's requirements: [Spacetek Modification Service]
   - Spacetek can perform the necessary modifications and provide you with a modified cable that can be easily connected to your van's external wall socket.

RJ45 Recessed Data Socket for StarlinkRJ45 Recessed Data Socket for Starlink

We understand that setting up Starlink in your van may seem complex, but with the right approach and resources, it becomes a feasible solution. Whether you choose the DIY route or the professional modification service, we are here to support you in achieving a reliable and high-speed internet connection on the go.

If you have any further questions or require assistance with the modification process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team. Your internet experience is our priority, and we are here to help you every step of the way.