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Advantech Wireless S6520 Series Dual-Waveform VSAT Modems

Advantech Wireless S6520 Series Dual-Waveform VSAT Modems

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SKU: ADV-S6520


  • Adaptive Satellite Access Technology (A-SATTM): Provides dual-waveform transmit capability: DVB-RCS or SCPC DVB-S2 / SCPC TCC
  • Available in 19 inch rack-mount as well as card subassembly form (S6520B) to meet terminal integrators‰’ needs.
  • DVB-S/S2 (CCM, VCM, ACM) QPSK, 8PSK, 16 APSK and 32APSK in SCPC mode receive up to 155 Mbps (hub to remote) with Ethernet throughput up to 40 Mbps
  • Up to 12 Mbps in RCS mode and 25 Mbps in DVB-S2 or SCPC TCC mode
  • GUI-based control panel
  • Easy-to-configure Ethernet connectivity to your PC, LAN or Router
  • VPN and accelerated VPN support (optional)
  • VLAN support
  • GPS input port
  • Automatic BUC disable for low power applications
  • Simple installation
  • MPLS Support


Deployable terminals, Mobile terminals, Internet/Intranet Access, Email, File Transfer, Video Conferencing, Video Streaming, Private Networking, Video-On-Demand and Distance Learning. Enterprise and government markets.

Technical specifications                                                                                                                  

Network Architecture              




Sample Services                     

DVB-RCS, TCP/IP, UDP/TCP, Unicast, Multicast, Broadcast Protocols, FTP, HTTP,  

SNMP, ICMP, IGMP, RIP, RTP, VLAN, VPN                                                           

Quality of Service                    


Multiple Queues, Filtering on IP Header, QoS Groups, CRA, RBDC, VBDC, FCA


Air Interface                             


Receive (hub to remote):                                                                                             

-               DVB-S, DVB-S2 CCM, VCM, ACM (QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK, 32APSK)  

-               Encapsulation: IP over MPEG with section packing       

-               Coding: RS/Convolutional (DVB-S) or LDPC on the receive (all DVB-S2  

                MODCODs supported)                                                                                 

-               Can receive entire DVB-S2 155 Mbps carrier with a maximum Ethernet throughput of 40 Mbps         

-               Receive Rates:   1 Msymb/s — 45 Msymb/s  

Transmit (remote to hub, DVB-RCS waveform):                                                     

-               DVB-RCS QPSK, 8PSK      

-               Encapsulation: IP over ATM, IP over MPEG with section packing  

-               Coding: QPSK Turbo Code rates 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 6/7; 8PSK 1/2, 2/3, 3/4,  

                4/5, 6/7                                                                                                            

-               Transmit Rates:     

-               Can transmit up to 12 Mbps (RCS)

-               Transmit Burst Rates: 64 Kbps – 12 Mbps in 16 Kbps increments Transmit (remote to hub, DVB-S2 waveform):

-               DVB-S2 CCM/ACM (QPSK, 8PSK)  

-               Encapsulation: IP over MPEG with section packing

-               Coding: LDPC on the receive (all DVB-S2 MODCODs supported) - Transmit Rates: 128 Kbps to 25 Mbps

Network Interface                                  

Ethernet 10/100 BaseT, RJ45 connectors

ODU Interface                

Tx: 950-1450MHz; F-type connector (6520)

Tx: 950-1700 MHz; F-type connector (6520E)

Rx:950-2150MHz; F-type connector (6520, 6520E)

GPS Interface

RS-232 NMEA GPS input port (ideal for auto-deployable terminals)

TCP/HTTP Acceleration:        


Data Compression:                 



Optional IPSec (3DES or AES 256)

Network Management            

SNMP-based and GUI-based management. Dual software loads. Upgrades may be downloaded over the air

BUC Size                                  

Up to 4W Ku (5W C) with internal power supply. Higher wattage available via optional external power supply

Supply Voltage                        

100-240 VAC; 50Hz / 60 Hz (S6520);  24VDC (S6520B)

IDU Power Consumption                    


IDU Operating Temperature 

0ºC to +55ºC, 5% to 90% humidity, non-condensing

IDU Storage Temperature                  

-20C to +70C, 5% to 90% humidity

Operating Altitude                   

Up to 3000 m

Weight & Dimensions             

6.5 kg, D31.5 cm x W43.5 cm x H4.5 cm (1RU high) (S6520)


CE, RoHs

Frequency Combinations       

Support of ODUs in C, Ku, Ka and X

Access Technology                   


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