KYMETA U8 GEO TERMINAL, 20 W BUC, IQ 200, LTE ADVANCED PRO

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Product Overview

MAKING MOBILE GLOBAL 


The new Kymeta™ u8 antenna is ready for integrators to create custom mobile satellite terminals to meet their cus omers’ unique needs for connectivity while in motion. Leveraging our 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.

 

ELECTRONICALLY STEERED ANTENNA


DESIGNED FOR MOBILITY SOFTWARE-DEFINED, RECONFIGURABLE, AND UPDATABLE, THE U8 SATELLITE ANTENNA OPERATES OVER THE COMPLETE KU BAND

DESIGNED FOR MOBILITY

LOW PROFILE AND AERODYNAMIC, THE U8 ANTENNA CAN BE EASILY INTEGRATED INTO TERMINALS DESIGNED FOR MOBILE PLATFORMS.

LOW POWER

WITH NATIVE DC OPERATION, THE U8 ANTENNA REQUIRES VERY LOW POWER TO POINT AND TRACK WHILE ON THE MOVE.

FLEXIBLE AND MODULAR

WITH SUPPORT FOR MULTI-WAVEFORM OPENAMIP COMPATIBLE MODEMS, THE U8 ANTENNA CAN BE INTEGRATED INTO MANY UNIQUE SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS.

LEO READY

THE U8 ANTENNA ANTICIPATES THE ARRIVAL OF KU-BAND LEO CONSTELLATIONS. THE U8 ANTENNA CAN BE UPDATED TO SUPPORT LEO OPERATION WHEN AVAILABLE.

 

u8 Antenna Specifications*

 

ANTENNA

ANTENNA BAND Ku
ANTENNA TYPE - Electronically scanned array
APERTURE - RX and TX combined; 82 cm active diameter
POLARIZATION - Linear, software-defined (circular with software upgrade)

RX


RX FREQUENCY RANGE 10.7 GHz to 12.75 GHz
G/T BROADSIDE 9 dB/K to 11.5 dB/K
G/T @ 35° ELEVATION, TYPICAL LAND MOBILE 6 dB/K to 9 dB/K
RX INSTANTANEOUS BANDWIDTH

TX

TX - FREQUENCY RANGE 13.75 GHz to 14.5 GHz
TX - GAIN BROADSIDE 33.5 dBi to 34.5 dBi (14.0 GHz to 14.5 GHz)
TX - GAIN @ 35° ELEVATION, TYPICAL LAND MOBILE 31 dBi to 32.5 dBi (14.0 GHz to 14.5 GHz)
CROSS-POLARIZATION ISOLATION ≥25 dB
TX INSTANTANEOUS BANDWIDTH >62 MHz

TRACKING

SCAN ANGLES - Az 360°, El +15° to +90°
TRACKING RECEIVER TYPE - Integrated tracking system DVB-S2, DVB-S2X

POWER

DC INPUT POWER - 12 VDC to 36 VDC max
POWER CONSUMPTION (NO MODEM, RF CHAIN) - 35 W (typical), 450 W (peak)***

MECHANICAL DIMENSIONS - L 89.5 cm × W 89.5 cm x H 12.3 cm; L 35.2 in. × W 35.2 in. x H 4.8 in.
WEIGHT 25 kg (55 lb.)
OPERATIONAL TEMPERATURE - -40 °C to +55 °C (ambient); -40 °C to +70 °C (with solar load)
STORAGE TEMPERATURE - -40 °C to +85 °C
INGRESS PROTECTION - IP66

INTERFACES


NETWORK INTERFACE - Ethernet
RF CONNECTORS - N-type
WAVEGUIDE PORT - WR-75

COMPLIANCE

CERTIFICATIONS IN PROGRESS - CE, UL, RoHS, FCC

AVAILABLE CONFIGURATIONS


u8 ANTENNNA **• Flat-panel, full-duplex antenna
• Integrated radome
• Integrated antenna control unit (ACU)
• Integrated antenna power supply
• Satellite auto-acquisition and tracking capability
• All outdoor, robust IP66 rated enclosure


u8 OUTDOOR UNIT (ODU) **
• u8 antenna
• RF chain with low-profile BUC
• Shroud with integrated air circulation solution

AVAILABLE COMPONENTS


• 20 W low-profile BUC (17 W linear power)
• Diplexer
• LNB
• Cables

AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES


• Shroud
• Vehicle mount kit
• Vehicle power kit
• AC-to-DC power kit

AVAILABLE SOFTWARE-ENABLED FEATURES


• Manual positioning (GPS denied) mode
• Full privacy mode
• External GPS support

 

*Specifications as of 30 September 2020. Subject to change.
**For u7-to-u8 upgrades, contact sales@kymetacorp.com.
*** Software restriction on peak draw available. May affect antenna
performance at low temperature.

 

MODEMS


iDirect Evolution and Velocity platform with X7, 950mp, and iQ 200 routers


Viasat ArcLight platform with CBM-400 modem


Automatic acquisition possible with systems supporting OpenAMIP version 1.12:


• Newtec Dialog platform with MDM3310 and MDM2510 modems
• Gilat SkyEdge II-c platform with Capricorn-4 modem

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