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KVH miniVSAT V7-IP marine satellite Internet antenna

Delivering high-speed Internet with data rates as fast as 512 Kbps up and 3 Mbps down, and crystal-clear voice, the TracPhone V7-IP is the ideal way to stay in touch with family and friends via Internet, email, and phone, all while enjoying your time at sea.

TracPhone V7-IP and mini-VSAT Broadband use advanced ArcLight® spread spectrum technology, which ensures fast, affordable, and high quality service while keeping antennas extremely compact, up to 85% smaller in volume than other VSAT systems. This solution offers easy connections to onboard networks, fully stabilized tracking, a remarkable reduction in the cost of hardware and installation, and all with no compromise in performance.

TracPhone V7-IP  
  TracPhone V7-IP also features the streamlined belowdecks Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM); this single unit, just 2U high, includes:
  • IP-enabled antenna control unit for easy set-up with iPhone app 
  • CommBox Network Manager, for ease in creating local networks for owners, guests, and crew
  • ArcLight spread spectrum modem
  • Voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi capabilities

Premier Solution for Broadband Connectivity – mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0
KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0 solution lets you enjoy your digital life even while on the yacht. It offers a new approach to providing high-speed data service at sea, including:

Fast and reliable Internet access worldwide
Crystal-clear, prioritized voice calls
Flexible and affordable airtime rate plans
IP-MobileCast – unique content delivery service for operations data and popular entertainment content via the KVH satellite network.


KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Airtime

Antenna Type

Belowdecks Equipment
Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)

Service Coverage Area
Seamless Worldwide Regions

Maximum Download Speed1
3 Mbps

Maximum Upload Speed1
512 Kbps

Billing Method
Open (OP)
Metered (M)
Fixed (FX)

Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)
Starting at $0.05 USD (speed-based plans)
$0.49 USD (metered plans)

Antenna Dish Diameter
60 cm (24")

Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight
66.3 cm (D) x 79.2 cm (h) / 26.1 kg
(26.1" (D) x 31.2" (h) / 57.6 lbs)

System Option: CommBox Software Bundles Available
Standard or Enterprise Packages

System Option: Built-in Crew Calling Gateway
Available; contact Ground Control for details

System Option: IP-MobileCast Services
Available; contact Ground Control for details

System Options UCH-250 Fax Server
For enterprise-grade faxing over IP (P/N 19-0520); contact Ground Control for details

System Option: GlobalCare Premium Support Program
Available; see for details

System Option: Iridium Pilot Secondary System
Available (P/N: 72-0537-01)

IP-MobileCast Packages & Independent Channels Available
Core Package, NEWSlink TV Channels, SPORTSlink Channels

IP-MobileCast Operations Packages Available

Elevation/Azimuth Range
-24° to +119° / 720° rotation

Antenna Operating Temperature
-30°C to +55°C
(-22°F to +131°F)

Antenna Survival Temperature
-35°C to 70ºC
(-31°F to 158°F)

Heading Input
NMEA 0183 magnetic or true heading

Antenna Unit Power
DC; provided by ICM

ICM (BDU): Dimensions
42.6 cm (l) x 41.4 cm (w) x 2U (h) (16.8" x 16.3" x 2U)
rack-mountable with optional mounting provisions

ICM (BDU): Weight
5.1 kg (11.25 lbs)

ICM (BDU): Temperature
Operating: -15°C to 55°C (5°F to 131°F);
Survival: -15°C to 70°C (5°F to 158°F)

Comprehensive 2-year parts, 2-year labor warranty supported by KVH’s worldwide Certified Support Network (CSN)3

ICM (BDU): Temperature
Operating: -15°C to 55°C (5°F to 131°F);
Survival: -15°C to 70°C (5°F to 158°F)

ICM (BDU): Input Power
100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz auto switching, 1.6 A max

ICM (BDU): Data Interfaces
4 Ethernet: IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, 100 Mbps; 1 Wi-Fi 802.11; 3 USB ports

ICM (BDU): Voice Interfaces
1 RJ11 port for VoIP services

Remote Support
Integrated GPRS modem for access by KVH technical support

Complies with the specifications of EC directive 1999/5/EC Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE), per compliance with EC directive 2006/95/EC, EMC directive 2004/108/EC and IEC 301-427

Matching TracVision Unit
HD7 (tapered base version)

 KVH V7-IP miniVSAT Brochures and Manuals
PDF Icon SPEC SHEET - TracPhone V7-IP
pdf icon USER'S GUIDE - TracPhone V7-IP
pdf icon INSTALLATION GUIDE - TracPhone V7-IP
pdf icon QUICK START GUIDE - TracPhone V7-IP


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