KVH’s TracPhone FB500, together with Inmarsat’s fast, reliable FleetBroadband service, provides the combination of rugged equipment and affordable global service that best suits today’s mariners who require fully equipped and reliable communications systems at sea worldwide. Designed to meet the specific needs of luxury yachts, this system operates at the fastest data rates possible with FleetBroadband service.
The TracPhone FB500 provides up-to-the-minute access to e-mail, Internet, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), as well as telephone services, creating an “office at sea” that can travel with you wherever you go. With the TracPhone FB500, you will enjoy Internet and telephone connections just like the ones you have at home.
By keeping your passengers and crew happy and connected to home, you are making an investment in your boat that will be valuable for years to come.
Marine Internet and Phone
Uses powerful FleetBroadband service from Inmarsat. A choice of airtime plans to fit your needs. Internet connections with speeds as high as 432 Kbps (uncompressed). Inmarsat Airtime Services provided by KVH offer exclusive airtime benefits and a single point of contact for both hardware and airtime questions.
Free access to KVH’s Velocity™ Acceleration software to optimize and speed up data connections. Always-on connection for e-mail, Internet and Intranet (via secure VPN). Rugged, reliable design for outstanding performance, even offshore and in challenging sea conditions.
Looking for a matching satellite TV system for a stylish dual-dome installation? The TracPhone FB500 comes in two dome sizes to match the TracVision M9 and TracVision M7.
TracPhone FB500 Satellite Internet & Phone on boat Specifications
|TracPhone FB500 Specifications|
|Service Provider||Inmarsat Airtime Services|
|Service Coverage Area||Global|
|Maximum Downlink Rate (Shore-to-Ship)||432 Kbps|
|Maximum Uplink Rate (Ship-to-Shore)||432 Kbps|
|Typical Cost per MB Transmitted (see rate sheet)||$13.50 USD|
|Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)||$.79 USD|
|Antenna Dome Standard Diameter x Height/Weight||26" x 27"/40 lbs
(66 cm x 69 cm/18 kg)
|Antenna Dome Alternate Diameter x Height/Weight||35" x 39"/77 lbs
(89 cm x 99 cm/35 kg)
|Matching TracVision Antenna Available||Standard - M7, HD7
Alternate - M9
|Voice||4 Kbps AMBE+2,
3.1 kHz audio
|Fax||Group 3 & 4 fax|