KVH Industries Tracvision M5 HDTV-Ready Satellite TV System
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Highlights for KVH Industries Tracvision M5 HDTV-Ready Satellite TV System

ou want the best for your vessels and your crew, and with the high-performance, 18" (45 cm) diameter, TracVision M5 satellite TV system, you’ve got it. Quality, reliability, durability – the TracVision M5 stays locked on and connects you to premium satellite TV entertainment during those precious moments of leisure time onboard. Add KVH’s exclusive GyroTrac (Tuna Tower) Upgrade for outstanding performance in even the most extreme conditions. Plus, the TracVision M5 includes KVH’s exclusive RingFire antenna technology, giving you 30% greater reception and more range than any other 18" (45 cm) system so you can enjoy satellite TV where no 18" (45 cm) marine satellite TV antenna system has ever worked before! Now working offshore doesn’t have to mean leaving your favorite satellite TV entertainment at home!


  • Includes an ultra-high efficiency 18″ diameter antenna with proprietary RingFire technology for outstanding reception and signal gain when heading offshore in vessels 40-60 ft.
  • Compatible with popular Ku-band HDTV and standard-definition satellite TV programming around the globe for unmatched choices in entertainment
  • Versatile Master Control Panel for trouble-free set up, easy system monitoring, multi-satellite configuring, and easy switching between satellite TV services
  • Supports automatic satellite switching from your remote control (a KVH exclusive) and multiple TVs and receivers so everyone onboard can enjoy the TV programs they want2
  • High-Performance (HP) DVB tracking for superior offshore performance in even the most demanding conditions
  • World-class warranty coverage and support


  • Description:
    • The best combination of big performance & small size.
    • For vessels 40+ feet.
  • Satellite Coverage Regions: Worldwide
  • Compatible Satellite TV Services: All Ku-band regional services worldwide
  • Antenna Dish Diameter: 45 cm (18")
  • Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight: 49 cm x 53.3 cm (19.3" x 21") / 13.6 kg (30 lbs)
  • Minimum EIRP: 48 dBW (Ku-band)
  • HDTV Compatible (requires a compatible HD receiver, HD-ready television, and subscription): Yes (Ku-band services)
  • Skew Control: Manual
  • LNB Options (polarization/output):
    • Circular Dual
    • Linear Dual
    • Linear Universal Quad
  • Tracking Technology: High-Performance (HP) tracking
  • User Interface: Master Control Panel (MCP)
  • GyroTrac (Tuna Tower) Upgrade Available: Yes
  • Tri-Americas LNB Compatible: Yes
  • Elevation/Azimuth Range: +10° to +80°/720°
  • System Power:
    • 12-16 VDC
    • 3 amps nominal
    • 3.5 amps peak
  • Cabling (Consult price list for alternative cabling options):
    • 1 Power cable: 15 m (50')
    • 1 Data cable: 15 m (50')
    • 1 RF: RG6 15 m (50')
    • (Additional RF cables customer supplied)
  • Antenna Operating Temperature: -20°C to +65°C (-4°F to +149°F)
  • Antenna Survival Temperature: -35°C to +70°C (-31°F to +158°F)
  • Warranty: 2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor