KVH 01-0386-06 TV8 w/IP enabled TV-Hub B TriLNB Sat TV
KVH’s 81 cm (32 inch) diameter TracVision TV8 satellite TV antenna system equips commercial vessels with high-performance tracking and excellent reception. The system is compatible with popular Ku-band HDTV and standard-definition satellite TV programming around the globe.
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Powerful Satellite TV Antenna System for Merchant Vessels Worldwide
KVH’s 81 cm (32 inch) diameter TracVision TV8 satellite TV antenna system equips commercial vessels with high-performance tracking and excellent reception. The system is compatible with popular Ku-band HDTV and standard-definition satellite TV programming around the globe, so whether the vessel is in port or underway to its next destination in rough seas, the TracVision TV8 will bring the crew hundreds of channels of uninterrupted, crystal-clear entertainment.
System Supports Worldwide Use and Ease of Operation
The TracVision TV8 has automatic skew control and integrated GPS for the fastest satellite acquisition and unmatched tracking. The new TV-Hub enables trouble-free setup, easy system monitoring, multi-satellite configuring, and easy switching between satellite TV services. Plus, TracVision TV8’s satellite library is preprogrammed to track more than 90 TV satellites worldwide, so there is no need to add satellites manually.
If you cruise from North America to South America and back again, enjoy seamless satellite TV throughout your journey with KVH’s Tri-Americas LNB.
IP AutoSwitch for multiple receiver installations delivers simple auto-switching on Dish Pro and DiSEqC-compatible services so you can easily access the channels and programs you want to watch – even when they are not on the same satellite.
Complement your KVH TracVision satellite television system with a KVH TracPhone V-IP satellite communications system for fast and reliable satellite Internet and VoIP services. TracPhone V3HTS, V7HTS, and V11-IP are designed exclusively for KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband network, the world’s no. 1 maritime VSAT service
The innovative TracVision TV-Hub integrates the advanced functionality of the TV-series system into one streamlined unit:
IP-enabled antenna control unit with Ethernet connection and built-in Wi-Fi interface allows access to system information from any Wi-Fi device
Automatic satellite switching makes it easy to access all programming and local channels wherever you travel, and with whatever service you use
Built-in SWM-compatible technology supports DIRECTV programming
Built-in DISH Pro output supports DISH Network and Bell TV service
Built-in DiSEqC protocol supports linear TV services around the world
Two output ports provide the flexibility to use legacy receivers and expand SWM capability (TV-Hub A)
Status indicators quickly convey information about antenna function and power
10-30 VDC input provides power to the TV-Hub, which in turn provides power to the antenna
NMEA 0183/2000 input for heading and GPS enable fastest satellite acquisition
KVH’s proprietary RingFire technology is a remarkable breakthrough in antenna design, fusing precisely shaped, tuned parabolic dish antennas with custom-designed, dual-mode feed tubes and uniquely modified LNBs. RingFire technology provides unmatched illumination of the reflector resulting in signal strengths comparable to competitors’ larger antennas. This means that with TracVision, you'll enjoy wider geographic coverage and better reception than with competing antennas, even in extreme weather.
Satellite Coverage Regions
Compatible Satellite TV Services
DIRECTV, DIRECTV Latin America, DISH Network, Bell TV, most linear Ku-band regional services worldwide
Antenna Dish Diameter
81.3 cm (32")
Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight
88.9 cm x 99.9 cm (35.0" x 39.3") /40.0 kg (88.2 lbs)
43 dBW (Ku-band)
Yes (Ku-band services)(requires a compatible HD receiver, HD-ready television, and subscription)
LNB Types Available (polarization/output)
Linear Universal Quad
DIRECTV L.A. Circular
High-Performance (HP) tracking
TV-Hub Web Interface
Tri-Americas LNB Compatible
-15° to +80°/720°
1 Power/RF cable: RG11 30 m (100') (single cable) Included
Antenna Operating Temperature
-25°C to +55°C (-13°F to +131°F)
Antenna Survival Temperature
-25°C to +70°C (-13°F to +158°F)
2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor