KVH TracVision TV8

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TracVision TV8 Satellite TV from KVH

Outstanding high performance tracking and reception in a 81cm Ultra high frequency marine satellite TV antenna. TV-Hub user interface gives you control at your fingertips on any mobile device or computer. Watch Favorite Satellite TV Programming from the Comfort of Your Yacht

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.

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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.

European Coverage

Astra 2 (28.2E) E,F &G European Beam Footprint Map

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  • Ultra-high efficiency 81 cm (32 inch) diameter antenna
  • Innovative TracVision TV-Hub for system control at your fingertips on any mobile device or computer
  • Supports popular Ku-band HDTV and standard-definition satellite TV programming around the globe
  • Single coaxial cable* for power, data, and video for easy installations and retrofits
  • Advanced inertial-based stabilized search for fast satellite acquisition
  • High-performance tracking with advanced algorithms for crystal-clear television picture in heavy seas
  • Built-in worldwide TV satellite library preprogrammed to track more than 90 TV satellites around the world
  • System configurations support multiple receiver installations
  • 43 dBW minimum EIRP signal strength for extended travel range
  • High-performance DVB-S2 tracking for superior offshore performance in demanding conditions
  • Global support from KVH’s Certified Support Network (CSN)

Featured Options

  • Tri-Americas LNB
    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
    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.
  • Complementary Systems
    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 V3-IP, V7-IP, and V11-IP are designed exclusively for KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband network, the world’s no. 1 maritime VSAT service.

Exclusive Technology

  • TracVision TV-Hub
    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
  • 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.

Brochures & Datasheets

DocumentFile Info
BROCHURE - TracPhone & TracVision for YachtsPDF file 12 MB / 6 pg
BROCHURE - TracVision TV-series - For EMEA & APACPDF file 14.7 MB / 9 pgs
DATASHEET - TracVision TV8PDF file 736 KB / 2 pg


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