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The world's smallest maritime VSAT antenna system delivers big performance with mini-VSAT Broadband service: broadband connectivity enhanced with content delivery and network management, all at an affordable price.
Purchase a KVH Tracphone V3-IP and receive a $1,000 installation credit when installed by SatPhoneStore.
Stay connected so you can spend more time onboard your boat or yacht! For high-quality, always-on broadband data connections, an integrated voice line for crystal-clear calls, and data speeds as fast as 2 Mbps, choose KVH’s ultra-compact 37 cm (14.5 inch) TracPhone® V3-IP antenna and the worldwide mini-VSAT Broadband network – the no. 1 maritime VSAT service. TracPhone V3-IP’s exclusive ArcLight® spread spectrum technology enables use of small, powerful antennas with no compromise in coverage or data speed.
TracPhone V3-IP features the Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) for easy installation and use. The ICM is a streamlined belowdecks unit that combines everything needed into one 2U high enclosure:
IP-enabled antenna control unit for easy set-up and use
CommBox™ Network Manager to make is easy to set up unique Internet access for owner, crew, and guests
ArcLight spread spectrum modem
Voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi capabilities
The TracPhone V3-IP is the key to mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0, the most complete satellite communications solution for the maritime industry. Enjoy the ease of a single provider for all the boat’s broadband needs – with fast Internet access, airtime rates as low as $0.49 per MB, and phone calls for only $0.49 per minute worldwide. Also, receive gigabytes of entertainment and operations content every month with IP-MobileCast, without impacting the boat’s airtime plan.
The TracPhone V3-IP is a breakthrough maritime satellite communications product designed for the broadband era and its requirements for onboard networking. Developed by KVH specifically for the industry-leading mini-VSAT Broadband network, TracPhone V3-IP uses a 37 cm (14.5 inch) diameter antenna dish, in a 39 cm (15.5 inch) diameter antenna unit.
KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband network takes a revolutionary approach to maritime satellite communications to maximize data and voice throughput while preventing interference to adjacent satellites. The network is based on ViaSat’s ArcLight Code Reuse Multiple Access (CRMA) spread spectrum technology, which significantly reduces contention issues, transmission delays, and offers more consistent speeds and shorter ping times resulting in faster web page loads compared to traditional Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) technology relied upon by other VSAT networks.
TracPhone V3-IP’s breakthrough new streamlined belowdecks unit includes an IP-enabled antenna control unit, built-in CommBox Network Manager, ArcLight spread spectrum modem, Voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi capabilities all in a compact 2U unit for faster, trouble-free installations and user experience.
KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0 encompasses advanced technology and digital onboard tools for helping maritime operators increase operational efficiency, improve crew welfare, recruit and retain skilled seafarers, and enhance their security. The solution includes the advanced antenna technology of the TracPhone V-IP series systems; the MPLS security and global coverage of KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband satellite network; the myKVH web portal for managing onboard data usage; and the unique multicasting content delivery of IP-MobileCast.
With just one phone call from anywhere in the world, you can get comprehensive global support to ensure long-term performance of your KVH systems. KVH OneCare spans the entire lifecycle of your mini‑VSAT Broadband solution and provides the industry’s most comprehensive array of service offerings.
TracPhone V3-IP’s breakthrough Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) has a built-in CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager so customers can add CommBox networking functionality by simply activating the CommBox software bundle of their choice.
- Compatible with IP-MobileCast Service
KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Airtime
Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)
Seamless Worldwide Regions
36.8 cm (14.5")
39.4 cm (D) x 44.7 cm (h) / 11.3 kg (15.5" (D) x 17.6" (h) / 25 lbs)
7.5° to 75° / 720° rotation
-25°C to +55°C (-13°F to +131°F)
-35°C to +70ºC (-31°F to +158°F)
DC; provided by ICM
42.6 cm (l) x 41.4 cm (w) x 2U (h) (16.8" x 16.3" x 2U) rack-mountable with optional mounting provisions2
5.1 kg (11.25 lbs)
Operating: -15°C to 55°C (5°F to 131°F)
Survival: -15°C to 70°C (5°F to 158°F)
100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz auto switching, 1.6 A max
4 Ethernet: IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, 100 Mbps; 1 Wi-Fi 802.11; 3 USB ports
1 RJ11 port for VoIP services
Complies with the specifications of EC directive 1999/5/EC Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE), per compliance with EC directive 2006/95/EC, EMC directive 2004/108/EC and IEC 301-427
Comprehensive 2-year parts, 1-year labor warranty supported by KVH’s worldwide Certified Support Network (CSN)
* For Fixed Plans BMC (Bandwidth Management Control) goes into effect after data allotment is exceeded.Activation Fee = $100All rate plans based on a minimum 1 year contractOne Voice Line Included, additional lines available for $20/monthAll plans require a KVH OneCare Subscription ($19/month) - Click here for detailsClick here for KVH Long Distance Rates
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