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iNetVu 1800+

he iNetVu® 1800+ Drive-Away Antenna is a 1.8m auto-acquire satellite antenna system which can be mounted on the roof of a vehicle for direct broadband access over any configured satellite. The system works seamlessly with the iNetVu® 7000C Controller providing fast satellite acquisition within minutes, anytime anywhere.

  • One-Piece precision offset, thermoset-molded reflector with back cover
  • Heavy duty feed arm capable of supporting up to 11kg (25 lbs) RF Electronics (LNB & BUC)
  • Designed to work with the iNetVu® 7000C controller
  • Works seamlessly with the world’s most popular commercially available satellite modems
  • 3 Axis motorization
  • Supports manual control when required
  • One button, auto-pointing controller acquires any Ku or C band satellite within 2 minutes
  • Locates satellites using the most advanced satellite acquisition methods
  • Supports Skyware Global 1.8m antenna Type 183
  • Standard 2 year warranty

Whether you operate in Ku or C band, the 1800+ system is easily configured to provide instant access to satellite communications for any application that requires reliable and/or remote connectivity in a rugged environment. Ideally suited for industries such as Oil & Gas Exploration, Military  Communications, Disaster Management, SNG, Emergency Communications Backup, Cellular Backhaul and many others.

Mechanical

Reflector

Platform Geometry      

Deployment Sensors GPS Antenna

F/D Ratio        

Azimuth         

Elevation        

Polarization       

Elevation Deploy Speed   

Azimuth Deploy Speed    

Peaking Speed      

Motor Voltage     

1.8m prime focus, offset feed, SMC(1)

Elevation over Azimuth

Compass ± 2º, Tilt Sensor ± 0.2º

0.61

Full 360º in overlapping, 200º sectors

0º to 75º  (Optional - up to 80º)

± 90º

Variable 2º /sec typ.

Variable 15º /sec typ. , 10º /sec typ.

0.1º /sec

12VDC 15 Amp (Max.) 

 

Environmental

Wind loading

   Operational   

    Survival

      Deployed   

      Stowed     

Temperature 

    Operational   

    Survival              

 

72 km/h (45 mph)

 

112 km/h (70 mph)

225 km/h (140 mph)

 

-32º to 55º C (-26º to 130º F)

-40º to 65º C (-40º to 149º F)

 

Electrical

Rx & Tx Cables   

Control Cables 

    Standard    

    Optional                        

2 RG6 Cables

 

 9.1 m (30 ft) Extension Cable

 Up to 45 m (150 ft) available

 

RF Interface

Radio Mounting   

Coaxial     

Axis Transition   

Electrical Interface   

VSWR     

   Feed arm/ Inside vehicle

  RG6U from feedhorn to base plate

   Twist-Flex Waveguide

   9.1m (30 ft) ext. cables w/MIL connectors

  Rx   1.5:1                         Tx   1.3:1

 

Physical

Mounting Plate   

Stowed Dimensions                 

                  

Deployed Height         

Total Weight (w reflector) 

Reflector Weight     

Total Platform Weight  

  L: 132 cm (52”)            W: 71 cm (28”)

   L:  249 cm (98”)           W: 188 cm (74”) 

  H: 67 cm (26.4”)

  248 cm (97.6”)

   162 kg (358 lbs)

  37 kg (81 lbs)

   125 kg (275 lbs)

 

Ku-Band (Linear Orthogonal)  

 

Receive  

 Transmit

Transmit Power  

1 to 200 watt (2)

Frequency (GHz)   10

Feed Interface 

Efficiency

Midband Gain (± 0.2dBi) 4

10.70-12.75 13

WR75 

70% 

45.30

13.75-14.50

 WR75

 70%

46.80

Antenna Noise Temp. (K)     

Sidelobe Envelope,  1º<Θ<20º      

Co-Pol (dBi) 20º<Θ<26.3º  

                      26.3º<Θ<48º

                      48º<Θ<180º

Cross-Polarization on Axis

    Within 0.5 dB Beamwidth

  10º EL= 43 /  20º EL= 28  / 30º EL=23   

29-25 Log Θ

 -3.5   

 32-25 Log Θ

 -10 (Average)

-30 dB 

 -26 dB 

Isolation (Port to Port) 

35 dB

80 dB

       

 

C-Band (Linear) 

 

Receive  

 Transmit

Standard Frequency (GHz)  

INSAT Frequency (GHz)

Feed Interface 

Midband Gain (± 0.3dBi)

3.4-4.2

 4.5-4.8  

WR229

 35.40 

5.850-6.725

6.725-7.025

R137 or Type N

39.30

Antenna Noise Temp.  (K)   

Sidelobe Envelope,  2.5º<Θ<20

 Co-Pol (dBi) 20º<Θ<26.3º

                       26.3º<Θ<48º

                       48º<Θ<180º

Cross-Pol:   on Axis 

                     INSAT Axis

10º EL= 41   /  20º EL= 36   /  30º EL=33

29-25 Log Θ

 -3.5   

32-25 Log Θ   

 10 (Average)

-30 dB 

-35 dB 

Isolation (Port to Port)   

60 dB

60 dB

       

 

C-Band (Circular)  

 

Receive  

 Transmit

Standard Frequency (GHz) 

Feed Interface

Midband Gain (± 0.4dBi)

3.625-4.20

WR229

35.40 

5.85-6.425

WR137 or Type N

39.50

Antenna Noise Temp.  (K)    

Sidelobe Envelope,  2.8º<Θ<20º  

Co-Pol (dBi) 20º<Θ<26.3º  

                      26.3º<Θ<48º   

                      48º<Θ<180º   

   10º EL= 41 /  20º EL= 36 / 30º EL= 33

  29-25 Log Θ

  -3.5   

 32-25 Log Θ

-10  (Average)

Isolation (Port to Port)

60 dB 

60 dB 

       

 

Shipping Weights & Dimensions*

Crate: 213cm x 89cm x 84cm (84” x 35” x 33”), 55 kg (121 lbs)

Platform: 123 kg (272 lbs); 7024C Controller: 6 kg (13 lbs); Cables: 5 kg (11 lbs)

Reflector Box (Reflector, Back Cover included) on Pallet, wood:

   208cm x 206cm x 38cm (82” x 81” x 15”), 102 kg (225 lbs)

Total weight on Pallet, 2 – Pieces: 292 kg (642 lbs)

 

* The shipping weights/dims can vary for particular shipments depending on actual system configuration, quantity, packaging materials and special requirements

Notes: 

 (1)Antenna based on Skyware Global, Type 183

(2) Depending on size and weight for feed arm mounting limitation

 (3)  LNB PLL Type required with stability better than ± 25 KHz