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SIS LIVE Unveil New Tripod Antenna, Tr-uPod®

Tr-uPod can also be used with SIS LIVE’s award winning control software and interface

Outside broadcast and satellite uplink specialist, SIS LIVE has 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.

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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 -4ºF to +140ºF (–20 to +60ºC), weatherproof to IP65, MIL STD 810F compliant. All size antennas pack to 2 x IATA carry cases which can be flown as standard airline baggage and easily carried over rough terrain.

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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.

About SIS

SIS is one of the world’s leading companies in the television broadcasting industry. It is the foremost supplier of television programming and data services to the UK and Ireland betting industry. The company’s broadcast business, SIS LIVE, has the largest satellite uplink fleet in Europe and is the largest outside broadcast provider in the UK. It offers a complete broadcasting solution from onsite outside broadcast facilities through to global distribution and IP provision. The company covers 100,000 hours of live events worldwide each year and credits include The Commonwealth Games, Formula One, Wimbledon Championships and European Tour Golf, and delivers approximately 80% of live news feeds across the UK.

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