Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System
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Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System

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  • Category: Cobham Products, Latest Products, VSAT
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Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System

The Cobham Explorer 8100 1.0m Stabilized, Auto-Acquire, Drive-Away Antenna System has a unique Dynamic Pointing Correction technology and an advanced carbon fiber reflector make the 1 meter Cobham Explorer 8100 the most advanced Auto-Acquire Drive-Away Land VSAT antenna available today.

Developed In-House By Cobham SatCom

The one meter EXPLORER 8100 Auto-Acquire Drive-Away antenna is designed to offer unparalleled performance, ensuring high quality connectivity on any Ku- and Ka-band networks.

Rugged & Reliable
A state-of-the-art High-Pressure Carbon Fiber Resin Transfer Molded Reflector which provides impeccable precision.

Dynamic Pointing Direction
Focused on ultra-reliable connectivity even in situations where experiencing sudden movements or rocking caused by high winds.

Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System

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Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System

Single Piece System
The system features revolutionary design that makes it strong, reliable and easy to install while the time it takes to get connected from a cold start sets a new industry standard.

Ku & Ka Band Networks
Designed to offer unparalleled performance, ensuring high quality connectivity. The Swappable Feed System Enables Switching between Ka-SAT, Ku-Band & GX with Optional Conversion Kits.

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  • Built-in WiFi
  • Precision Polarization
  • Dynamic Pointing Correction
  • Harmonic Drive Gear Systems
  • Uninterrupted Communications
  • Industry's Best
  • Reliable
  • High-Performance
Cobham Explorer 8100 VSAT Satellite System

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Antenna

Ku-band Receive Transmit
Frequency (GHz) 10.7 -12.75 13.75 -14.5
Antenna Gain 39.3 - 40.8 42.0 - 42.2
Cross Pol Isolation (dB) within 1dB beamwidth >21.4 >24
Cross Pol Isolation (dB) On-Axis >24.7 >32.2
Feed Port Isolation - Tx to Rx (dB) 40 110 w/filter
Beamwidth (degrees) at -3dB 1.6° - 1.9° 1.4° - 1.5°
Beamwidth (degrees) at -10dB 2.8° - 3.4° 2.5° - 2.6°

 

Ka-band (ViaSat eTRIA) Receive Transmit
Frequency (GHz) 19.2 - 21.2 29.0 - 30.0
Antenna Gain 43.9 - 44.5 47.6 - 47.8
Cross Pol Isolation (dB) within 1dB beamwidth >20.4 >20.5
Cross Pol Isolation (dB) On-Axis - -
Feed Port Isolation - Tx to Rx (dB) - -
Beamwidth (degrees) at -3dB 1.1 0.7
Beamwidth (degrees) at -10dB 1.9 1.3

 

Mechanical

Positioner Harmonic Drive
Azimuth ± 195°
Elevation 0-100° antenna boresight (mechanical)
Polarization ± 95° (Ku-band)
Satellite Inclination ± 15°
Slewing & Deploying Up to 9° per second
Acquisition time (typical) < 4 minutes from cold start

 

Reflector

Size 1.0m single piece carbon fiber RTM reflector
Optics Offset, Prime Focus
Mount Geometry 2-Axis, Elevation over Azimuth
Polarization Ku-band: Linear with Motorized Rotation
Ka-band: RHCP or LHCP

 

Weight & Measures

Weight 63 kg / 139 lbs with BUC / LNB 56.5 kg / 124.5 lbs with eTRIA
Length 156 cm / 61”
Stowed: Height / Width 35 cm / 14” / 100 cm / 39”
Antenna Control Unit (1RU)
-Weight
-Dimensions
4.5 kg / 9.9 lbs.
4.4 x 48 x 33 cm / 1.75” x 19” x 13”
Shipping Crate Dimensions
-Weight
-Dimensions
136.5 Kg / 300 lbs (Ku Antenna, ACU and Accessories)
130 kg / 286.6 lbs (Ka Antenna, ACU and Accessories)
162 x 107 x 59 cm / 63.2” x 42.1” x 23.2”
Explorer 8100 Product Brochure
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Explorer 8100 Product Brochure
Quick Start Guide
Explorer 8100 User Guide
User Guide

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