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TracVision HD11 TracVision HD7
Description The ultimate global 1 meter satellite TV solution for Ku- and Ka-band services. For yachts 80+ ft.
Delivering DIRECTV® HDTV just like you enjoy at home!
For boats & yachts 30+ ft.
Satellite Coverage Regions 1 Worldwide2
North, Central2, and South America2
Compatible Satellite TV Services All Ku-band regional services worldwide2
DIRECTV Ka-band
DIRECTV - North America:
Ku- and Ka-band services2
DIRECTV - Latin America:
Ku-band services (Tri-Americas LNB required)
Antenna Dish Diameter 1 m (41.5")
60 cm (24")
Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight 1.2 m x 1.4 m (48.8" x 57.3") /
90.7 kg (200 lbs)
66.3 cm x 69.6 cm (26.1" x 27.4") /
27.7 kg (61 lbs)
DVB-S2 Compatible Yes
N/A
Minimum EIRP4 42 dBW (Ku-band)
45 dBW (Ka-band)
46 dBW (Ku-band)
47 dBW (Ka-band)
HDTV Compatible
(requires a compatible HD receiver, HD-ready television, and subscription)
Yes (Ka- and Ku-band services)
Yes (Ka- & Ku-band services)
Skew Control Stabilized/Automatic
Stabilized (Tilt)
LNB Types Available (polarization/output) Digitally programmable

Universal World Ka-/Ku-/Ka-band


Linear/Circular Quad

Circular Ka-/Ku-/Ka-band
Tracking Technology Multi-axis High-Performance (HP™) tracking
Multi-axis High-Performance (HP) tracking
User Interface Internet Protocol-enabled Antenna Control Unit (IPACU)
Internet Protocol-enabled Antenna Control Unit (IPACU)
Tri-Americas LNB Compatible N/A
Yes

1 For details, visit www.kvh.com/tvfootprints.
2 Requires region-specific receiver and service.
3 N. America DIRECTV only; DIRECTV receiver included.
4 Please note that all circular Ka-/Ku-/Ka-band Minimum EIRP values are average approximate figures that may vary according to actual transponder frequency and location.
5 Single receiver system.
6 Two-receiver system only, for most satellite services.
7 Some system configurations require additional RF cables
8 Unless subject to in-country regulations.
9 Some services in Asia require unique circular LNBs to work; contact KVH or your local dealer for more information.
10 Sky Brazil service.
11 Optional system configuration – contact KVH for details and pricing.
12 Limited coverage regions in Europe; visit www.kvh.com/tvfootprints for details
13 Tri-Americas Circular is a dual-band LNB for both DIRECTV L.A. and DIRECTV U.S. services.

TracVision TV8 TracVision TV6 TracVision TV5 TracVision TV3 TracVision TV1
Description An 81 cm (32-inch) antenna providing worldwide coverage for yachts traveling offshore for extended cruising
A 60 cm (24-inch) antenna provides an extended coverage area that is perfectly suited for boats heading offshore for short or long voyages


A 45 cm (18-inch) antenna offers outstanding high performance tracking and reception for boats venturing offshore or to the islands


A compact 37 cm (14.5-inch) antenna for powerboats or sailboats frequenting cruising areas located within 100 nautical miles offshore


This ultra-compact 32 cm (12.5-inch) antenna is perfect for coastal cruising or sailboats


Satellite Coverage Regions 1 Worldwide2
Worldwide2
Worldwide2
Worldwide2
North America &
Europe2,12
Compatible Satellite TV Services DIRECTV, DIRECTV Latin America, DISH Network, Bell TV, most linear Ku-band regional services worldwide2
Most Ku-band services worldwide including DIRECTV, DISH Network & Bell TV in North America2
Most Ku-band services worldwide including DIRECTV, DISH Network & Bell TV in North America2
Most Ku-band services worldwide including DIRECTV, DISH Network & Bell TV in North America2
Select Ku-band services in Europe and select DIRECTV, DISH Network and Bell TV satellites in North America2
Antenna Dish Diameter 81.3 cm (32")
60 cm (24")
45 cm (18")
37 cm (14.5")
32 cm (12.5")
Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight 88.9 cm x 99.9 cm (35.0" x 39.3") /
40.0 kg (88.2 lbs)
66.6 cm x 69.9 cm (26.2" x 27.4") /
24.2 kg (53.4 lbs)


48.8 cm x 53.2 cm (19.2" x 20.9") /
11.3 kg (25 lbs)


39.4 cm x 44.7 cm (15.5" x 17.6") /
7.7 kg (17 lbs)

Linear Universal Dual: 9.1 kg (20 lbs)


34.3 cm x 33.7 cm (13.5" x 13.3") /
3.6 kg (8 lbs)


DVB-S2 Compatible Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minimum EIRP4 43 dBW (Ku-band)
46 dBW (Ku-band)
48 dBW (Ku-band)
50 dBW (Ku-band)
51 dBW (Ku-band)
HDTV Compatible
(requires a compatible HD receiver, HD-ready television, and subscription)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Skew Control Automatic
Automatic
Manual or Automatic


Manual
Manual
LNB Types Available (polarization/output) Linear Universal Quad

DIRECTV L.A. Circular


Circular


Tri-Americas Circular13

Linear Universal Quad

DIRECTV L.A. Circular


Circular


Tri-Americas Circular13

Linear Universal Quad

DIRECTV L.A. Circular


Circular


Tri-Americas Circular13

Linear Universal Single5

Linear Universal Dual


Circular

Linear Universal Single5

Circular

Tracking Technology High-Performance (HP) tracking
High-Performance (HP) tracking
High-Performance (HP) tracking
High-Performance (HP) tracking
High-Performance (HP) tracking
User Interface TV-Hub Web Interface
TV-Hub web interface
TV-Hub web interface
TV-Hub web interface
TV-Hub web interface
Tri-Americas LNB Compatible Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No

1 For details, visit www.kvh.com/tvfootprints.
2 Requires region-specific receiver and service.
3 N. America DIRECTV only; DIRECTV receiver included.
4 Please note that all circular Ka-/Ku-/Ka-band Minimum EIRP values are average approximate figures that may vary according to actual transponder frequency and location.
5 Single receiver system.
6 Two-receiver system only, for most satellite services.
7 Some system configurations require additional RF cables
8 Unless subject to in-country regulations.
9 Some services in Asia require unique circular LNBs to work; contact KVH or your local dealer for more information.
10 Sky Brazil service.
11 Optional system configuration – contact KVH for details and pricing.
12 Limited coverage regions in Europe; visit www.kvh.com/tvfootprints for details
13 Tri-Americas Circular is a dual-band LNB for both DIRECTV L.A. and DIRECTV U.S. services.

KVH Warranty Coverage

KVH's World-class Service and Rock-solid Warranty Coverage for Marine and Land Products

Wherever you travel, whatever KVH product you own, you can be certain to receive superior service through KVH's product and customer support programs, including our global Certified Support Network (CSN). To ensure that you receive the best and fastest support, take full advantage of KVH's support offerings.



Warranty Coverage

Get complete details regarding the warranty coverage for your KVH product:

Choose your system: Download your information:
TracPhone V-IP series Warranty Details
(2 Years Parts, 2 Year Labor)
TracPhone V-/V-IP series and integrated systems with OneCare
TracVision Marine (TV- and M-series) and
RV Systems (RV- and R-series)

Warranty Details
(2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor)
IP-MobileCast Media Server
GyroTrac
TracPhone Inmarsat Systems
(FleetBroadband and Fleet One)
Warranty Details
(1 Year Parts, 1 Year Labor)
Sailcomp, DataScope, Azimuth 1000
TracVision A7, A9




KVH OneCare Global Support Program

KVH OneCare Global Support Program for TracPhone V-IP Series

Broadband connectivity at sea represents a vital investment in your maritime operation. That’s why KVH has introduced KVH OneCare – the industry’s most comprehensive array of service offerings, all designed to leverage your investment in our satellite network technology to its fullest.

Spanning the entire lifecycle of your mini-VSAT Broadband solution, KVH OneCare offers peace of mind – from design and selection of the best possible solution, to the smooth implementation of that solution, and post-deployment services and support to maximize long-term performance.

TracVision Maps

Satellite Television Antenna Systems Coverage Maps

The following satellite footprint information is intended as a general reference only. The satellite maps do not guarantee coverage and may change without notice. Also be aware that various conditions may cause signal quality to degrade along fringe coverage areas.

What is "EIRP"?

Each footprint map indicates coverage areas based on EIRP (Effective Isotropic Radiated Power), a value representing the satellite signal strength in those areas. The higher the number, the stronger the signal.

In general, the size of the antenna's reflector determines the minimum EIRP it will require for TV reception. Since larger antennas can collect more of the satellite signal, they can tolerate weaker power levels and offer a wider operating range. For example, the 32" (82 cm) TracVision M9 can receive satellite signals down to an EIRP of 43 dBW, while the much smaller 14.5" (36 cm) TracVision M3 requires a minimum EIRP of 50 dBW for TV reception.

The bottom line: If you're located within a coverage area that has an EIRP equal to or greater than your antenna's rating, you should have no problem getting crystal-clear TV reception.

Many other factors besides EIRP affect the ability to watch TV with a given antenna size. Please see your authorized KVH agent for details.

Note: The coverage maps provided here are intended as guidelines only and are subject to change without notice.

TracPhone Maps

Satellite Communications Antenna Systems Coverage Maps

This satellite footprint information is intended as a general reference only. The satellite maps do not guarantee coverage and may change without notice. Also be aware that various conditions may cause signal quality to degrade along fringe coverage areas.

The map depicts KVH’s expectations of coverage, but does not represent a guarantee of service. The availability of service at the edge of coverage areas fluctuates depending upon a variety of conditions.


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