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VISLINK launches NewSwift LT

NewSwift LT

VISLINK to display new technologically advanced antenna for the mid-range satellite uplink market at NAB. NewSwift LT: a competitive antenna for high speed data and growing SNG markets.

VISLINK has designed this new antenna with data and mobile internet applications in mind

VISLINK News & Entertainment has chosen NAB for the first viewing of its latest vehicle-mounted satellite antenna, named NewSwift LT. This is a vehicle-mounted satellite uplink with an innovative high performance 1.2 metre aluminium reflector.

NewSwift LT complements the company’s industry leading NewSwift range of high performance vehicle mounted antennas. It has the same mountings to attach it to the vehicle, a pod housing a redundant pair of up to 200 watt amplifiers and uses the same antenna controller. Like the traditional NewSwift CF range, the new antenna also offers the advantages of a fully integrated RF system and is integrated with the VISLINK 5000 Series electronic sub systems.

VISLINK has designed this new antenna with data and mobile internet applications in mind. It is intended for applications which require high speed data connections at a lower cost, but which also require a higher quality reflector than the standard VSAT antennas due to the superior sidelobe and x-polar performances required at these higher TX EIRP levels. The NewSwift LT is designed for operation in Ku band to meet the requirements of broadcasters and mobile or temporary internet applications worldwide.

“NewSwift LT benefits from the very latest precision vacuum formed aluminium reflector techniques” commented Ashley Dove, Director of Product Marketing at VISLINK “Providing an alternative to carbon fibre construction, VISLINK has been able to deliver a complementary antenna with the same finely crafted reflective surfaces, in aluminium, with a lower manufacturing cost and only a small trade off in weight”.

See VISLINK at NAB 2010 Booth Number C3707.