VSAT DSi6 (60 cm)

Compact and light-weight marine satellite internet antenna

The EPAK DSi6 is a stabilized marine satellite internet antenna designed for operation at sea; this small system can provide fast internet to offshore platforms, inland waterway boats, workboats, yachts and any other kind of marine vessel. This VSAT antenna combines the advantage of small weight and dimensions with an astonishing tracking speed and reliability of the Ku-band for an always-on internet experience.

Reflector

60 cm

Radome dimensions (D/H)

73 cm x 81 cm

Weight

37 Kg

Azimuth range

unlimited

Elevation range

-10° to +90°

Skew range

-120° to +120°

Max. tracking speed

30°/s

Participants

unlimited

Satellite acquisition

completely automated

EAN

0633 6437 284 15

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  Questions and answers about system installation

Feed Subsystem
Reflector diameter 60 cm (23.62")
Minimum E.I.R.P. 46 dBW
LNB Universal (LOF 9.75/10.6 GHz, PLL stabilized, internal ref.)
BUC Super extended Ku (LOF 12.80 GHz) PLL stabilized, external ref.)
Available BUC power 4 W / 8 W / 16 W
RX antenna gain 36.3 dBi @ 12.5 GHz
TX antenna gain 37.0 dBi @ 14.25 GHz
RX/TX polarization Linear, X-pol
G/T >15 dB/K (clear sky, 30 ° elevation)
Position acquisition Internal GNSS (GPS)
Tracking receiver Internal, 950 - 2150 MHz; BW 2.5 - 10 MHz
Frequency Band
RX frequency 10.7 - 12.75 GHz
TX frequency 13.75 - 14.5 GHz
Drive Subsystem
Tracking technology EPAK Evo: Electronic Beam Forming (EBF-Gyro) + 3D Rate Gyro + 3D inertial + GNSS
EBF Gyro drift calibration rate 12.5 msec (80 times per sec)
Maximum tracking speed 30°/s (each axis)
Azimuth range Unlimited
Elevation range -10° to +90°
Skew range -120° to +120°
Maximum ship motion Roll: ±30° @ 6 sec / Pitch: ±20° @ 6 sec / Yaw: ±8° @ 6 sec
Ship motion (for stabilization accuracy tests) Roll: ±30° @ 10-12 sec / Pitch: ±20° @ 8-10 sec / Yaw: ±8° @ 15 sec
Motion system 2-axis plus auto skew
Power Specification
Power supply antenna (ODU) 24 V DC (supplied by ACU)
Antenna input voltage TX (BUC) 24, 30, 48 V DC / 250 VA (supplied by ACU)
Power consumption (ODU excl. BUC) 20-100 VA (supplied by ACU)
Miscellanous
Lock on time Typ. 30 sec
Satellite acquisition Completely automated by DVB-S2-Receiver and modem confirmation (according to ETSI 302 340)
EPAK Diversity-Kit compatible Yes
Modem approval Standard type approval; CE & EPAK type approval
Operating temperature -20°C to 55°C
Storage temperature -30°C to 85°C
Humidity According to IEC 60945, 100% condensing
Vibration According to IEC 60945; MIL-STD-167-1
Shock According to IEC 60721-4-6; MIL-STD-810F
Rain IP56
Wind Operational: < 150 km/h (< 81 knots)
Survival < 200 km/h (< 108 knots)
Compass safe distance ≥ 2.00 m (according to IEC60945)
Compliance CE (Maritime), ETSI; Complies with specifications of EC directive 1999/5/EC Radio &
Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE); compliance with EC directive
2006/95/EC, EMC directive 2004/108/EC and IEC 301-427
Antenna Control Unit
Dimensions 48 cm x 4.45 cm x 47.8 cm (19" Rack 1HU size)
Gyro interface NMEA0183, NMEA2000 (via RS422 or RS232) / SIMRAD RGC11
Input voltage, frequency 90~264 V AC, 47~63 Hz
External I/O Ethernet, USB 2.0
Local User interface LCD - 2 push keys
Modem interface Ethernet port
Remote access TCP/IP
GPS Built-in GPS
Dimensions and Weight
Radome (D x H) 73 cm × 81 cm (28.74" × 31.88")
Weight (incl. radome) 37 kg (81.57 lbs)

Attachments

Datenblatt VSAT DSi6

Datenblatt VSAT DSi6

Wiring Scheme VSAT DSi6

Wiring Scheme VSAT DSi6

Satcom On The Move – DSi6 Testing

Satcom On The Move – DSi6 Testing