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SAILOR 100 GX: Ka-band VSAT Global Xpress System



The SAILOR 100 GX, by Cobham SATCOM, is an advanced 3-axis stabilised Ka-band antenna system designed for the Inmarsat Global Xpress® satellite network.

SAILOR 100 GX is light and compact. It uses a single cable between antenna and below deck equipment for RF, power and data, while advanced features such as Automatic Azimuth Calibration (home flag) and Automatic Cable Calibration significantly reduce installation time further. The unique Global Xpress One Touch Commissioning feature completes the package, making SAILOR 100 GX incredibly easy to deploy.

SAILOR 100 GX Ka-Band VSAT Antenna is part of ASTs VSAT solution. and utilises the Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite network.


In the box

  • User & installation manual
  • DC plug & multi-plug
  • Ethernet cable
  • 115 / 230V AC power supply
  • 2 x 1m 75 Ohm coax cable, TX/RX ACU-VMU
  • GX modem unit
  • 2 x RS-232/RS-422 serial cables
  • SAILOR 100 GX ADU incl. 103cm reflector, 5W BUC, LNB, mounting accessories


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Product: SAILOR 100 GX: Ka-band VSAT Global Xpress System


Antenna Dimensions: 150cm x Ø130cm
Antenna Weight: 126kg
Operating Temperature: -25°C to +55°C
Operating Humidity: BDU: 95% non-condensing
IP Rating: IP30
Reflector Size: Ø103cm
BDU to ADU Antenna Cable: Single 50 Ω coax for Rx, Tx and power
ADU Antenna Connector: Female N-Connector (50 Ω)
BDU Antenna Connector: Female N-Connector (50 Ω)
Input Voltage: 20 to 32V DC
VSAT - Antenna
Antenna Type, Pedestal: 3-axis stabilised tracking
Transmit Gain: 47.5 dBi tp. @ 29.5 GHz (excl. radome)
Receive Gain: 44.0 dBi typ. @ 19.7 GHz (excl. radome)
System G/T: 20.1 dB/K typ. @ 19.7 GHz, at ≥10° elevation and clear sky (incl. radome)
BUC Output Power: 5 W Inmarsat GX BUC
LNB: GX Ka single band LNB
Polarisation: Circular Cross-Pol (Inmarsat GX, TX: RHCP, RX: LHCP)
Elevation Range: -25° to +125°
Rain / IP Class: EN60945 Exposed / IPX6
VSAT - Modem
ACU - Dimensions, Rack Mount: 4.4cm x 48cm x 33cm
ACU - Weight, Rack Mount: 4.5kg
ACU Interface 1: 1 x N-Connector for antenna RF cable (50Ω)
ACU Interface 2: 2 x F-Connectors (75Ω) for Rx/Tx to modem
ACU Interface 3: 1 x Ethernet (modem control)
ACU Interface 4: 1 x RS-422 (modem control)
ACU Interface 5: 1 x RS-232 (modem control)
ACU Interface 6: 1 x NMEA 0183 (RS-422 or RS-232) for Gyro/GPS Compass input (future NMEA2000)
ACU Interface 7: 2 x Ethernet (User)
ACU Interface 8: 1 x Ethernet (ThraneLink, service, set-up etc.)
ACU Interface 9: 1 x DC power input
ACU Interface 10: 1 x grounding bolt
ACU - Input Power: 20 - 32VDC, 370 W peak, 175 W typ
GMU - Dimensions, Rack Mount: 4.4cm x 48cm x 33cm
GMU - Weight, Rack Mount: 3.5kg
GMU - Interface 1: 2 x F-Connectors (75Ω) for Rx/Tx to ACU
GMU - Interface 2: 1 x LAN connector for control and user data - Routes through ACU
GMU - Interface 3: 1 x RS-422 (modem control)
GMU - Interface 4: 1 x RS-232 (modem control)
GMU - Interface 5: 1 x RS-232 Modem console
GMU - Interface 6: I x Universal AC Input
GMU - Interface 7: 1 x grounding bolt
GMU - Input Power: 90 - 264 VAC, 90 W peak, 30 W typ.
Data: yes
SMS: no
Email: yes
Broadband: yes
GPS: no
Tracking: no
Call features
Voice: yes

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