SIS LIVE, announced the launch of Tr-uPod®, its multi-band, fully-automated tripod antenna system.
Outside broadcast and satellite uplink specialist, SIS LIVE introduced its new Tr-uPod antenna at NAB. Tr-uPod® is an exceptionally flexible, compact satellite uplink system featuring an advanced composite antenna design, tool-less assembly with fully automated or simple manual operation. The multi-band antenna is available in 0.75, 1.0, 1.2 and 1.5m versions.
David Meynell, Managing Director, SIS LIVE, says: Tr-uPod is a robust, highly portable tripod antenna aimed at a variety of field applications. SIS LIVE has made significant investment in carbon tooling and work to exceptionally stringent tolerances to achieve industry leading results. The Tr-uPod system was developed using cutting-edge, award-winning technology and is another great addition to our innovative product range.’
The robust, high stability tripod system can be set up in minutes and in automated mode, using SIS LIVE’s in-house differential antenna control system, will find any satellite in an instant. The system has been built to withstand the tough conditions in the field, with an operational temperature specification of between -4F to +140F (–20 to +60C), weatherproof to IP65, MIL STD 810F compliant. All size antennas pack to 2 x IATA compliant carry cases which can be flown as standard airline baggage and easily carried over rough terrain.
Tr-uPod can also be used with SIS LIVE’s award winning control software and interface. The automated operation offers absolute simplicity with maximum operability which allows unskilled operators to utilise and transmit to multiple satellites. SIS LIVE have the best surface accuracy of their segmented parabolic antennas than any other manufacturer and all antenna sizes are capable of X, Ku, Ka, and DBS band with the 1.5m also available in C band.
For more information, see http://www.sislive.tv/products-tr-upod.php