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Marine Access System 1000

We can take care of the details so you can concentrate on running your vessel.

The Viasat Maritime System offers a fully managed on-board networking system. Harness the unmatched speeds of Viasat next generation satellite access technology. The MAS 1000 uses the latest generation of scalable networking tools to provide high-speed internet to suit your cyber-security and traffic management needs. The MAS 1000 allows you access to Viasat Maritime's unlimited, session-based, or volume-based airtime plans and removes uncertainty about your airtime bill!

Data Sheet
  • System
  • Above Deck Unit
  • Antenna Control Unit
  • pTRIA Interface Unit
  • Access Point
  • Virtual Computing Unit
  • Switching Fabric
  • Diagram
System Specifications
Frequency Band Full ITU Ka
  • Rx: 17.7 to 21.2 GHz
  • Tx: 27.5 to 31.0 GHz
Reflector Size 103 cm / 40.6 in
Type approvals Viasat / Eutelsat
Certification Compliant with CE (2014/53 EU), ETSI, and FCC (part 15 and 25)
System power supply range
  • 100-240 VAC
  • 50-60 Hz
Total system power consumption
  • 200W typical
  • 410W peak
Vibration, operational
  • Sine: EN60945 (8.7.2) DNV A
  • MIL-STD-167-1 (5.1.3.3.5)
  • Random: Maritime
Vibration, Survival and Shock
  • Sine: EN60945 (8.7.2) dwell,
  • MIL-STD-167-1 (5.1.3.3.5) dwell
  • EN60721-3-6 6M3
Temperature (ambient)
  • Operational: -25°C to 55°C
  • Storage: -40°C to 85°C
Cable between ADU/Modem Single 50 Ω coax for communications and power
Above Deck Unit (ADU)
Antenna type, pedestal 3-axis stabilised tracking antenna with integrated GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou)
Antenna type, reflector system Reflector/sub-reflector, ring focus
EIRP 59.5 dBW mindband frequency including radome loss
System G/T 18.5 dB/K typical, at 100 elevation and clear sky, including radome loss
Polarisation Circular Cross-Pol
Elevation Range -25° to +125°
Cross Elevation +/-42°
Azimuth Range Unlimited (Rotary Joint)
Ship motion, angular Roll +/-30°, Pitch +/-15°, Yaw +/-10°
Ship, turning rate and acceleration 15°/S and 15°/S2
ADU motion, linear Linear accelerations +/-2.5 g max any direction
Satellite acquisition Automatic - with or without Gyro/GPS Compass input
Humidity 100%, condensing
Rain / IP class EN60945 Exposed / IP56
Wind 80 kt. operational 110 kt. survival
Ice, survival 25 mm / 1”
Solar radiation 1120 W/m2 to MIL-STD-810F 505.4
Compass safe distance 1.4 m / 55.1” to EN60945
Maintenance, unscheduled All electronic, electromechanical modules and belts are replaceable through service hatch
Built In Test Power On Self Test, Person Activated Self Test and Continuous Monitoring w. error log
Dimensions
  • Height: H 150 cm / 58.9”
  • Diameter: Ø 130 cm / 51.3”
Weight 126 kg / 276 lb
Antenna Control Unit (ACU)
Dimensions 1U 19” ACU HxWxD: 4.4 x 48 x 33 cm HxWxD: 1.75” x 19” x 13”
Weight 4.5 kg / 10 lb
Humidity EN60945 Protected, 95% (non-condensing)
IP class IP30
Compass safe distance 0.3m / 12” to EN60945
Interfaces
  • 1 x N-Connector for PIU RF Cable (50 Ω)
  • 2 x F-Connectors (75 Ω) (Not used)
  • 1 x RS-422 (Not used)
  • 1 x RS-232 (Not used)
  • 1 x NMEA 0183 (RS-422 or RS-232) for Gyro/GPS Compass input (future NMEA2000)
  • 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet (PIU modem communication)
  • 3 x RJ-45 Ethernet (Not used)
  • 1 x AC Power Input
  • 1 x Grounding bolt
System power 100 - 240 VAC, 200W typical, 410W peak
Modem control Generic, Custom protocol
User Interface Web MMI, OLED (red) display, 5 pushbuttons, 3 discrete indicator LEDs, and ON/OFF switch
Temperature control Built-in fan
Blocking zones Programmable, 8 zones with azimuth and elevation
pTRIA Interface Unit (PIU)
Dimensions 1U 19” ACU HxWxD: 4.4 x 48 x 33 cm HxWxD: 1.75” x 19” x 13”
Weight 2.3 kg / 5.1 lb
Humidity EN60945 Protected, 95% (non-condensing)
IP class IP30
Compass safe distance 0.3m / 12” to EN60945
Interfaces 
  • 1 x N-Connector (50) for antenna RF cable
  • 1 x N-Connector (50) ACU Comm. and Power
  • 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet (ACU modem communication)
  • 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet WAN Connector (Internet access)
  • 1 x Grounding bolt
  • 1 x Reset toggle switch
  • 1 x LED (Power and Status)
Modem type Viasat (built-in to ADU)
Temperature control Built-in fan
Access Point
Function Indoor on-board Wi-Fi radio. Manufactured, labeled by third pary. Configured and managed by Viasat. Multiple outdoor options with similar specifications as the Indoor access points.
Frequencies Supported
  • 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz
  • 5.150 to 5.250 GHz
  • 5.250 to 5.350 GHz
  • 5.470 to 5.725 GHz
  • 5.725 to 5.850 GHz
  • (country-specific restrictions apply)
Wi-Fi Radios
  • Dual Software configurable radio support:
  • Radio 0: 5GHz, Radio 1: 2.4GHz
  • Radio 0: Upper 5GHz, Radio 1: Lower 5GHz
Wi-Fi performance (5GHz band)
  • Four spatial stream Single User MIMO for up to 1,733 Mbps wirless data rate to individual 4SSVHT80 or 2SS VHT160 client devices
  • Four spatial stream Multi User MIMO for up to 1,733 Mbps wireless data rate to up to four 1SS or two 2SS MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously.
  • Supports up to 256 associated client devices per radio and 16 BSSIDs per radio.
Wi-Fi technologies
  • 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
  • 802.11a/g/n/ac: Othogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
Wi-Fi transmit power
  • Maximum transmit power (aggregate, conducted total)
  • 2.4 GHz band: +24 dBM (18 dBm per chain)
  • 5 GHz band: +24 dBM (18 dBm per chain)
Wi-Fi antennas Four cross-polarized dual-band downtilt omnidirectional antennas for 4x4 MIMO with peak antenna gain of 5.8 dBi (2.4GHz) and 5.6 dBi (5GHz) per antenna.
Ethernet
  • Port 0: RJ-45 Ethernet Network Interface
    • Auto sensing up to 2.5 Gbps (100/1000/2500 BASE-T)
  • Port 0: RJ-45 Ethernet Network Interface
    • Auto sensing and MDI/MDX (100/1000)
  • Both ports:
    • PoE-PD: 48 Vdc 802.3.at PoE
    • 802.3az energy-efficient Ethernet (EEE)
Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Up to 4 dBm transmit power (class 2) and -91 dBm receive sensitivity
  • Integrated vertically polarized omnidirectional antenna with peak gain of 4.9 dBi
Other interfaces
  • DC power interface
  • USB 2.0 host interface
  • Visual indicator LEDs
  • Reset Button
  • Serial console
  • Kensington security slot
Power Sources DC interface and/or PoE-PD via Port 0/1
Dimensions
  • 22.5 cm x 22.4 cm x 5.2 cm
  • 1.1 kg
Environmental
  • Temperature: 0°C to + 50°C
  • Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing
Certifications Reset button
Regulatory FCC, CE Marked, RED Directive 2014/53/EU, EMC Directive 2014/53/EU, Low Voltage Directive 2014/53/EU, UL/IEC/EN 60950, EN60601-1-1, EN60601-1-2
Virtual Computing Unit
Function Onboard virtual computing farm. Manufactured labeled by third party. Configured and managed by Viasat.
Form factor 1RU 19 in.
Power
  • 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
  • Dual redundant connections available
Dimensions 4.29 x 43.46 x 61.49 cm
Weight 11k minimum, 16 kg maximum
Processor Variable, Intel Xeon 8 core
Memory Variable, 16GB DDR4 minimum
Drive Supported Variable, 4LFF SAS/SATA/SSD
Network Controller 2x 1GbE Ethernet
Remote management Dedicated processor and ethernet port
Switching Fabric
Function Onboard layer 2 Ethernet switching. Manufacture, labeled by third party. Configured and managed by Viasat.
Form Factor 1RU 19 in.
Power
  • 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
  • Dual redundant connections available
I/O Interfaces
  • 24 or 48 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports
    • IEEE 802.3 Type 10 BASE-T (Duplex: full or half)
    • IEEE 802.3u Type 100 BASE-TX (Duplex: full or half)
    • IEEE 802.ab Type 100 BASE-TX (Duplex: full only)
  • 1 flexible slot
  • 4 SFP+ ports
Other Interfaces
  • 1 stacking module slot
  • 1 RJ-45 console port
  • 1 RJ-45 out-of-band management
  • 1 USB-micro-B console port
Performance Switching Fabric
  • 169 Gbps (24 port option)
  • 338 Gbps (48 port option)
Performance Latency
  • < 2.8 µ at 1000 Mbps
  • < 1.8 µ at 10 Gbps
  • < 1.5 µ at 40 Gbps
Performance Throughput
  • up to 95.2 Mpps (24 port option)
  • up to 190.5 Mpps (48 port option) (64-byte packets)
MAC Address Cache Size 64,000 entries