You want the best for your vessels and your crew, and with the high-performance, 18" (45 cm) diameter, TracVision M5 satellite TV system, you’ve got it.
Quality, reliability, durability - the TracVision M5 stays locked on and connects you to premium satellite TV entertainment during those precious moments of leisure time onboard. Add KVH’s exclusive GyroTrac (Tuna Tower) Upgrade for outstanding performance in even the most extreme conditions. Plus, the TracVision M5 includes KVH’s exclusive RingFire™ antenna technology, giving you 30% greater reception and more range than any other 18" (45 cm) system so you can enjoy satellite TV where no 18" (45 cm) marine satellite TV antenna system has ever worked before! Now working offshore doesn’t have to mean leaving your favorite satellite TV entertainment at home!
RingFire Technology - 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.
- Includes an ultra-high efficiency 18″ diameter antenna with proprietary RingFire technology for outstanding reception and signal gain when heading offshore in vessels 40-60 ft.
- Compatible with popular Ku-band HDTV1 and standard-definition satellite TV programming around the globe for unmatched choices in entertainment
- Versatile Master Control Panel for trouble-free set up, easy system monitoring, multi-satellite configuring, and easy switching between satellite TV services
- Supports automatic satellite switching from your remote control (a KVH exclusive) and multiple TVs and receivers so everyone onboard can enjoy the TV programs they want2
- High-Performance (HP™) DVB® tracking for superior offshore performance in even the most demanding conditions
- Antenna Dish Diameter - 18" (45 cm)
Radome Diameter x Height -
19" x 21"
(49 cm x 53 cm)
- Minimum EIRP - 48 dBW (Ku-band)1
- All Ku-band regional services worldwide2
- Manual Skew Control
- LNB Options (polarization/output)
Linear Universal Quad
- Tracking Technology
- User Interface - Master Control Panel (MCP)
- GyroTrac (Tuna Tower) Upgrade Available Yes
- Tri-Americas LNB CompatibleYes4
- HDTV Compatible
3 amps nominal
3.5 amps peak
- Elevation Range / Azimuth Range - +15° to +80° / 720°
50' (15 m) - 2 cables
50' (15 m) - RG6 Coaxial
- Antenna Weight - 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
- Antenna Operating Temperature
-13°F to +130°F
(-25°C to +55°C)
- Antenna Storage Temperature
-40°F to +185°F
(-40°C to +85°C)
Matching TracPhone Antenna Available - Yes6,7