VSAT DSi6 (60 cm)

SKU: 0633 6437 284 15

Compact and light-weight marine satellite internet antenna

The EPAK DSi6 is a stabilized marine satellite internet antenna designed for operation at sea; this small system can provide fast internet to offshore platforms, inland waterway boats, workboats, yachts and any other kind of marine vessel. This VSAT antenna combines the advantage of small weight and dimensions with an astonishing tracking speed and reliability of the Ku-band for an always-on internet experience.

60 cm
Radome dimensions (D/H)
73 cm x 81 cm
37 Kg
Azimuth range
Elevation range
-10° to +90°
Skew range
-120° to +120°
Max. tracking speed
Satellite acquisition
completely automated
0633 6437 284 15

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Questions and answers about system installation

Feed Subsystem
Reflector diameter60 cm (23.62")
Minimum E.I.R.P.46 dBW
LNBUniversal (LOF 9.75/10.6 GHz, PLL stabilized, internal ref.)
BUCSuper extended Ku (LOF 12.80 GHz) PLL stabilized, external ref.)
Available BUC power4 W / 8 W / 16 W
RX antenna gain36.3 dBi @ 12.5 GHz
TX antenna gain37.0 dBi @ 14.25 GHz
RX/TX polarizationLinear, X-pol
G/T>15 dB/K (clear sky, 30 ° elevation)
Position acquisitionInternal GNSS (GPS)
Tracking receiverInternal, 950 - 2150 MHz; BW 2.5 - 10 MHz
Frequency Band
RX frequency10.7 - 12.75 GHz
TX frequency13.75 - 14.5 GHz
Drive Subsystem
Tracking technologyEPAK Evo: Electronic Beam Forming (EBF-Gyro) + 3D Rate Gyro + 3D inertial + GNSS
EBF Gyro drift calibration rate12.5 msec (80 times per sec)
Maximum tracking speed30°/s (each axis)
Azimuth rangeUnlimited
Elevation range-10° to +90°
Skew range-120° to +120°
Maximum ship motionRoll: ±30° @ 6 sec / Pitch: ±20° @ 6 sec / Yaw: ±8° @ 6 sec
Ship motion (for stabilization accuracy tests)Roll: ±30° @ 10-12 sec / Pitch: ±20° @ 8-10 sec / Yaw: ±8° @ 15 sec
Motion system2-axis plus auto skew
Power Specification
Power supply antenna (ODU)24 V DC (supplied by ACU)
Antenna input voltage TX (BUC)24, 30, 48 V DC / 250 VA (supplied by ACU)
Power consumption (ODU excl. BUC)20-100 VA (supplied by ACU)
Lock on timeTyp. 30 sec
Satellite acquisitionCompletely automated by DVB-S2-Receiver and modem confirmation (according to ETSI 302 340)
EPAK Diversity-Kit compatibleYes
Modem approvalStandard type approval; CE & EPAK type approval
Operating temperature-20°C to 55°C
Storage temperature-30°C to 85°C
HumidityAccording to IEC 60945, 100% condensing
VibrationAccording to IEC 60945; MIL-STD-167-1
ShockAccording to IEC 60721-4-6; MIL-STD-810F
WindOperational: < 150 km/h (< 81 knots)
Survival < 200 km/h (< 108 knots)
Compass safe distance≥ 2.00 m (according to IEC60945)
ComplianceCE (Maritime), ETSI; Complies with specifications of EC directive 1999/5/EC Radio &
Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE); compliance with EC directive
2006/95/EC, EMC directive 2004/108/EC and IEC 301-427
Antenna Control Unit
Dimensions48 cm x 4.45 cm x 47.8 cm (19" Rack 1HU size)
Gyro interfaceNMEA0183, NMEA2000 (via RS422 or RS232) / SIMRAD RGC11
Input voltage, frequency90~264 V AC, 47~63 Hz
External I/OEthernet, USB 2.0
Local User interfaceLCD - 2 push keys
Modem interfaceEthernet port
Remote accessTCP/IP
GPSBuilt-in GPS
Dimensions and Weight
Radome (D x H)73 cm × 81 cm (28.74" × 31.88")
Weight (incl. radome)37 kg (81.57 lbs)


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