DIRECTV Sat-Go portable satellite unit, image from DBSTalk.comSatellite provider DIRECTV has released the Sat-Go, their first portable satellite receiver with an integrated 17-inch LCD display. It sports a briefcase form factor, with the dish, tuner, and display all built in, and can be operated using either AC or DC power sources. It can also connected as a second satellite tuner when you're not traveling, and it has S-video and component inputs for throwing content on the LCD at up to 1280x1024 -- not widescreen, but still capable of 720p. Existing customers can purchase the unit for $1,499, and it should also be available soon at retail locations. Now you can fulfill your dream of watching NFL Sunday Ticket while tailgating at the big game, or checking out When Animals Attack! while actually getting mauled on safari.

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