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					                                                                    System Diagram
KVH Industries is the world’s leading provider of                                                               TracNet

mobile communications and television antennas.
                                                                                                              High-speed Internet
                                                                                                                                      TracVision G6/6
                                                                         TracVision 6 Components

                                                                                                                                                                                       Satellite Television
KVH satellite products are so well received that they               Switchplate
have won the National Marine Electronics Association                                     Data
award for “Best Product” in their categories for the                  Power       PC Maintenance Port
                                                                                                                                    Options Purchased Separately
past six years in a row.                                            TracVision G6 GyroTrac Components

An ISO 9001-registered company headquartered in                                             Power
                                                                    Advanced Digital
Rhode Island, U.S.A., KVH designs and manufactures                  Control Unit (ADCU)
                                                                                                                                           Satellite Receiver 1
communications products and digital navigation
systems for mobile applications. Through its worldwide

distribution channels, KVH serves military, recreational,                                       GPS or
                                                                        PC Diagnostics          Gyrocompass
and commercial markets.                                                                         (optional)
                                                                                                                                           Satellite Receiver 2
                                                                                                                                       Up to 4 receivers without
Certified Support Network (CSN)                                     Interfaces to:
                                                                    Radars                                                          TracNet Purchased Separately
          KVH’s Certified Support Network (CSN) offers              Plotters
                                                                    Remote Displays        GyroTrac Sensor
          all KVH TracVision, Tracphone, and TracNet
          customers outstanding international technical
          support, virtually anywhere they are likely to
travel. With a network of highly skilled and trained
dealers and support centers worldwide, the CSN
ensures that customers receive the quick and efficient
world-class service they have come to expect from

                                                                                                                                                                                                KVH TracVision G6/6
KVH Industries.

                                                                         GyroTrac System (TracVision G6 only)
                                                                              Sensor Dimensions:                           198 mm(l) x 127 mm(w) x 129 mm(h)
                                                                              ADCU Dimensions:                             185 mm(l) x 208 mm(w) x 66 mm(h)
                                                                              System Weight:                               3.63 kg
Technical Specifications                                                      Reference:                                   Magnetic and True North*
Antenna System                                                                Warm-up/Recovery Time:                       Milliseconds

                                                                              Deviation Compensation:                      Automatic
    Power:                         11-16 VDC/3 amps typical,                  Accuracy:                                    ±1.0° typical
                                   4 amps peak (TracVision 6)                 Repeatability/Resolution:                    ±0.25°/0.1°
                                   4.5 amps peak (TracVision G6)              Gyro Drift:                                  None (auto-corrected)
    Minimum EIRP:                  47 dBW                                     Pitch and Roll Range:                        ±30˚
    Elevation Range:               +10° to +80°                               Max. Ang. Velocity:                          45°/second
    Azimuth Range:                 720°                                       Linearity:                                   1% of full scale
    Tracking Rate:                 30°/second                                 Max. Acceleration:                           0.5° G
    Position Repeatability:        0.1°                                       Zero Point Stability:                        ±0.8°
    Pitch/Roll Range:              ±15° (for linear polarisation)             Max. Shock/Performance:                      20G, 11 msec.
    Surge/Sway/Heave:              0.2G                                                                                    *Requires input from GPS
    Shock:                         20G, 11 msec.
    Vibration:                     0.9G rms over 5-33 Hz                      Stabilised Heading Outputs/Inputs
                                                                              Choice of 4 Simultaneous Outputs:
    Antenna Dimensions:            66 cm(dia) x 68 cm(h)                            2 Digital from:             NMEA1: $HCHDM, 1Hz - 20Hz
    Antenna Weight:                24.5 kg                                                                      NMEA2: $HCHDG, 1Hz - 20Hz
    Antenna Dish:                  60 cm                                                                        NMEA3: $HCHDT, 1Hz - 20Hz
    LNB:                           Quad-output                                                                  3-Axis Proprietary, Cetrek
    Maintenance Port:              9600 bps, 8, N, EIA, RS-232                      1 Analog from:              Sin/Cos (3- or 4-wire)
                                                                                    1 Proprietary:              Furuno AD10S
Environmental                                                                       External option:            NMEA to Stepper
    Operating Temperature:         -25°C to +55°C                                                               NMEA to Sin/Cos
    Storage Temperature:           -40°C to +85°C                             Inputs:                                      NMEA 0183 (GPS or Gyrocompass)
                National Marine Electronics Association
                1998 – 2003 Best Product Awards
Warranty                            2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labour
                 TracVision – Best Satellite Television System

    Meets FCC and     requirements
                 Tracphone – Best Satellite Telephone System

                                                                                                                                                 KVH Europe A/S

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KVH Industries, Inc.
                          TracVision G6 – the deluxe                           The GyroTrac Advantage – unsurpassed                                           TracVision 6 – all of the antenna features of the                                       Introducing TracNet 2.0 – High-speed
                          satellite TV system for extended                     satellite acquisition and system control with                                  TracVision G6 in a self-contained, less                                                 Internet on the move, exclusively from KVH
                          geographic coverage                                  the flexibility to meet tomorrow’s demands                                     expensive configuration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Broadband Internet access aboard your vessel is
                      If you demand the very best for                          The gyro-stabilised, earth-referenced sensors of                               If you need a simpler configuration, then TracVision 6                                  now a reality, thanks to KVH’s new TracNet 2.0
                      your vessel and travel to remote                         KVH’s award-winning GyroTrac provide precise pitch,                            is the system for you. Offering the same integrated                                     Mobile High-speed Internet System option with
destinations where a 60 cm antenna is needed for satellite                     roll, and yaw data, enabling instantaneous antenna                             DVB design and mobile high-speed Internet compatibility                                 Velocity ™ Acceleration software. When connected to
TV reception, then the TracVision G6 is the system for you!                    lock without performing a sky search – even from a                             as the TracVision G6, this self-contained system has                                    your TracVision G6/6 and the Telemar broadband
                                                                               cold start in open seas! In addition, the GyroTrac’s                           no external control boxes or sensors, simplifying                                       satellite Internet service, this new KVH product
In addition to integrated DVB technology – the international                   Advanced Digital Control Unit (ADCU) provides                                  installation and bringing down the price. Access to                                     receives Internet downloads at speeds up to 512
standard for digital satellite transmission – the rugged and                   complete visibility and user-friendly control of satellite                     the satellite setup commands is available through the                                   Kbps,† even when your boat is at sea and on the
reliable TracVision G6 uses a 60 cm antenna combined with                      selection, navigation data, and system diagnostics. It                         convenient PC maintenance port built into the system’s                                  move. For added versatility, TracNet 2.0’s narrow-
antenna-mounted rate gyros, CONSCAN signal strength                            can also output precise gyro-stabilised heading data to                        switchplate. Using dual antenna-mounted gyros and                                       band mode (approx. 40 Kbps†) enables you to enjoy
tracking, and the award-winning KVH GyroTrac™ Digital                          other onboard devices.                                                         CONSCAN signal strength tracking to keep the antenna                                    full, two-way Internet access even when cruising
Gyro Compass to provide the fastest satellite acquisition                                                                                                     precisely pointed at the desired satellite, TracVision 6                                outside the broadband coverage area or when you
and finest satellite tracking available. Compatible with any                   The ADCU also offers access to a preloaded library of                          remains locked onto the correct satellite, regardless of                                are using your TracVision antenna to watch TV from
DIRECTV ® or DVB satellite service worldwide* TracVision G6
                                               ,                               television satellites that is easily expanded as new                           the vessel’s motion, speed, or changes in signal                                        another satellite. Available exclusively from KVH,
makes satellite acquisition extremely fast, totally automatic,                 satellites and services are launched, enabling your                            strength. TracVision 6 ensures optimal tracking for                                     broadband service is received by your TracVision
and completely foolproof. Its 60 cm antenna extends                            system to meet your needs, both now and in the                                 uninterrupted reception of crystal-clear pictures with                                  antenna throughout all European waters.†† Now, you
coverage into areas with weak satellite signal strength:                       future, wherever you travel.                                                   digital quality sound. Best of all, TracVision 6 is easily                              can be cruising in comfort with complete
Greece, all of Italy, the Adriatic Sea, Portugal, Scotland,                                                                                                   upgraded to the deluxe TracVision G6 configuration.                                     access to the Internet – surf the web, send
Scandinavia, and some UK channels in the Baleares.                              Great variety of entertainment, music, and news –                                                                                                                     and receive e-mail, and
TracVision G6 delivers uninterrupted reception of                               Enjoy hundreds of channels of digital movies, HDTV, news,                                                                                                             download streaming media –
crystal-clear pictures and superb CD-quality sound for                          sports, and commercial-free CD-quality music and even get                                                                                                             all exclusively from KVH.
outstanding entertainment whether you’re at anchor or                           high-speed Internet access with KVH’s new TracNet 2.0
                                                                                Internet System option!
underway in open seas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TracVision G6’s GyroTrac provides system control in a
And now, it is even equipped to bring you high-speed                                                                                                                                                                                                  user-friendly format –
Internet service through KVH’s new TracNet™ Mobile                                                                                                                                                                                                    Clear displays and easy-to-use controls give unparalleled system
High-speed Internet System option.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    control. A preloaded satellite library enables you to easily switch
                                                                                       TracNet      TM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      between services and is easily updated as new satellites and new
                                                                                     High-speed Internet                                                                                                                                              services are launched.
Fully automated sleep mode –
TracVision G6/6 senses when your vessel is stationary (e.g., at the
dock) and automatically enters sleep mode. When your vessel begins                                                                                                                                                                                           System Setup                      System Status
moving again, active satellite tracking immediately resumes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Navigation Data                   Satellite Library

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TV not included
Built-in DVB decoder for positive satellite identification –
TracVision G6/6 ensures that you are always tracking the correct satellite
for the best and most reliable in-motion performance. In addition, for
services using more than one satellite to broadcast their programming,                                                                                                                                                                                TracVision G6’s GyroTrac provides stabilised heading data
the antenna automatically identifies and changes satellites when you                                                                                                                                                                                  for other onboard systems –
change programs on your TV’s remote control 1.                                                                                                                                                                                                        The same precise heading data used by the antenna can also be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      output to other systems, including radars, autopilots, plotters,
 Requires DiSEqC compatible receiver. Check with KVH for compatible                                                                                                                                                                                   and displays.

                           “TracNet-ready” for high-speed mobile Internet –                                                                                                                                                                           Watch different programming on
                            When equipped with KVH’s new TracNet 2.0                                                                                                                                                                                  multiple television sets –
                            mobile High-speed Internet System option,                                                                                                                                                                                 The antenna’s dual-output LNB is
                            TracVision G6/6 automatically identifies and                                                                                                                                                                              capable of providing signals to
                            switches between satellite TV and high-speed                                                                                                                                                                              multiple satellite receivers and TVs.
                            Internet satellites. Now, you can not only surf                                                                                                                                                                           (Quad-output LNB option may be
                            the web, but also bring useful information,                                                                                                                                                                               required in Europe for multi-TV
                            such as Internet-based weather data, to                                                                                                                                                                                   installations.)
                            displays anywhere onboard.                        * Receives, decodes, identifies, and tracks signals from any high-powered   †
                                                                                                                                                           Using KVH Velocity Acceleration software. Data rates using Velocity Acceleration may
                                                                               DIRECTV or DVB-compatible satellite (min. EIRP 47 dBW).                    vary based on content being transferred. Narrowband coverage includes Globalstar areas.
                                                                               May require region-specific LNB and receiver. Visit for
                                                                               details on satellite services and coverage areas.                               A North American version of TracNet 2.0 is available. Visit for details.