Kymeta U8 GEO Terminal 20W BUC

Kymeta U8 GEO Terminal 20W BUC

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The new Kymeta™ u8 antenna is ready for integrators to create custom mobile satellite terminals to meet their customers unique needs for connectivity while in motion. Leveraging Kymeta's revolutionary software-defined, electronic beam steering technology, the u8 antenna has been re-engineered...

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The new Kymeta™ u8 antenna is ready for integrators to create custom mobile satellite terminals to meet their customers unique needs for connectivity while in motion. Leveraging Kymeta's revolutionary software-defined, electronic beam steering technology, the u8 antenna has been re-engineered for full coverage of the Ku band, increased antenna performance, and extended environmental coverage. All this while maintaining low power operation for seamless integration into mobile platforms. The new Kymeta™ u8 antenna is ready for integrators to create custom mobile satellite terminals to meet their customers unique needs for connectivity while in motion.

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Kymeta U8 Product Package

The u8 terminal is quick to install and multiple connectivity package options give you communications as you need them.

• Vehicle Integration
• Native DC power input and new accessories simplify vehicle integration.
• Always-On Connectivity
• With an integrated multi-WAN device, the Kymeta u8 GEO terminal provides seamless satellite and cellular communications
• LEO-Ready
• The u8 GEO terminal is field-upgradable for Ku-band LEO constellations

• Flexible Integration
• Integrators can choose to use different modems, different BUCs, and different services.
• Mobility
• The u8 antenna is low profile and aerodynamic, able to be powered from a car battery, and has best in class tracking for communications on the move.
• Global Operations
• The u8 antenna supports the global Ku-band frequency range and is ready for all weathers, avoiding water pooling and tolerant to heat.
• LEO-Ready
• The u8 antenna is ready for Ku-band LEO constellations.

With a hardened reusable shipping case, the Kymeta u8 flyaway provides the fastest out of the box communications anywhere.

• Available in commercial and military versions.
• Ideal for rapid deployment
• Un-box, add power, and go
• Wheels and trackball for maneuvering
• Airline shippable
• Reusable, hardened case for transport protection
• Easy to remove lid
• Space for a Cradlepoint router

CONNECTIVITY

SETUP TIME OF TERMINAL Unpackage, lift, mount, and operate in less than  20 minutes

ACQUISITION OF SIGNAL

Less than  1 minute from initiation of acquisition

COMMUNICATIONS MODULE Integrated iDirect iQ 200

satellite router

Integrated multi-WAN with global

3G & LTE capabilities, dual SIM

card capacity

 

MECHANICAL

 

DIMENSIONS         

L 90 cm × W 90 cm × H 14 cm

L 35.5 in. × W 35.5 in. × H 5.5 in.

WEIGHT                         

~32 kg (~70 lb.)

OPERATIONAL TEMPERATURE

-40 °C to +70 °C with shroud;

equiv to +55 °C + solar loading

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

-40 °C to +85 °C

INGRESS PROTECTION

IP66

 

POWER

DC INPUT POWER         

12 VDC to 24 VDC

POWER CONSUMPTION

(WITH INTEGRATED MODEM)                        

~200 W (typical),  600 W (peak)

 

INTERFACES

NETWORK INTERFACE

Ethernet

Wi-Fi

 

ANTENNA

BAND                             

Ku

ANTENNA TYPE             

Electronically scanned array

POLARIZATION             

Linear, software-defined

RX FRQUENCY RANGE  

10.7 GHz to 12.75 GHz

G/T BROADSIDE           

Up to 11.25 dB/K

RX INSTANTANEOUS BANDWIDTH                 

250 MHz

TX FREQUENCY RANGE

13.75 GHz to 14.50 GHz

EIRP                               

Up to 45.5 dBW with 20 W BUC

 

TRACKING

SCAN ANGLES               

Az 360°, El +15° to +90°

TRACKING RECEIVER TYPE

Integrated tracking system

DVB-S2, DVB-S2X

 

COMPLIANCE

CERTIFICATIONS IN PROGRESS

CE, UL, RoHS, FCC

AVAILABLE CONFIGURATIONS

COMMERCIAL TERMINAL

•    u8 antenna with integrated ACU and power supply

•    iDirect iQ200 and multi-WAN device

•    RF chain with 20 W low-profile BUC

•    Shroud

 

COMMERCIAL FLYAWAY

•    u8 antenna with integrated ACU and power supply

•    iDirect iQ200 and multi-WAN device

•    RF chain with 20 W low-profile BUC

•    Shroud

•    Flyaway case

 

AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES

•   Vehicle mount kit

•   Vehicle power kit

•   Adapter plate for existing u7 mounts

•   AC-to-DC power kit

•   Cables

 

 

Kymeta Connect™  offers full-service connectivity solutions for u8 terminals. By-the-gigabyte packages are available with either satellite-only or hybrid satellite/cellular capacity. Refer to the Kymeta Connect product sheet for more detail.