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Cobham Satcom

SAILOR® 600

The SAILOR 600 Viasat Ka is an advanced 3-axis stabilized Ka-band antenna system and user terminal that is designed for high-speed maritime broadband services on Viasat and Eutelsat Ka-band satellite networks.

Built upon a combination of the proven design of the SAILOR 600 platform and the Viasat second generation broadband terminal, the SAILOR 600 Viasat Ka has created a new industry standard underpinned by ease-of-use, quick deployment ability, and reliable operation

The SAILOR 600 Viasat Ka range is constructed by Cobham SATCOM to the same high quality and high performance that has made SAILOR the industry benchmark for professional maritime communication equipment for more than 40 years.

Data Sheet
  • System
  • Above Deck Unit
  • Antenna Control Unit
  • pTRIA Interface Unit
  • Diagram
System Specifications
Frequency Band Ka
  • Rx: 17.7 to 21.2 GHz
  • Tx: 27.5 to 31.0 GHz
Reflector Size 65 cm / 25.6 in
Type approvals Viasat / Eutelsat
Certification Compliant with CE (2014/53 EU) 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
  • Sine: EN60945 (8.7.2) dwell
  • MIL-STD-167-1 (5.1.3.3.5) dwell
  • EN60721-3-6 6M3
Shock MIL-STD-810F 516.5 (Proc. II
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
Transmit Gain 42.4 dBi typ. @ 29.5 GHz (excl. radome)
System G/T 16.5 dB/K typ. @ 19.7 GHz, at 30° elevation and clear sky (incl. radome
Forward Link 10 MSym/sec to 464 Msym/sec Supports up to 100 Mbps accelerated TCP
Return Link 0.625 MSym/sec to 80 Msym/sec Supports up to 20 Mbps accelerated TCP
Tracking Receiver Modem RSSI
Polarisation Circular Cross-Pol (RHCP, LHCP)
Elevation Range -25° to +120°
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 m / 40 in to EN60945
Maintenance, scheduled None
Maintenance, unscheduled All electronic, electromechanical modules and belts are replaceable
Built In Test Power On Self Test, Person Activated Self Test and Continuous Monitoring w. error log
Dimensions Height: H 150 cm / 58.9 in Diameter: Ø 130 cm / 51.3 in
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
Input 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 
  • 1RU 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
Diagram