Radeus Labs — Series 9000™ ACS

Model 9000 Tracking Receiver
Model 9050 Drive Cabinet

Dependable, high-precision tracking High-performance antenna control system focusing on multi-motor-per-axis, full-motion antenna solutions. Supports monopulse tracking with a variety of feed configurations.

product photo: Model 9000 ACU
Model 9000 ACU

Features

  • Touchscreen controls 
  • Efficient, intuitive GUI 
  • Up to four Antenna Control Panels (ACP)  
  • Setup Wizard for easy configuration 
  • Ethernet SNMP or REST API remote interfaces 
  • Single, dual-, and multi-motor configurations per axis
  • Up to 16 E-Stops 
  • Final, Pre and Velocity limit inputs 
  • Stow-pin interlocks and actuation 
  • Auxiliary drive integration 
  • Torque biasing of multi-motor applications 
  • Support for synchronous AC, asynchronous AC, and brushless DC motor opitons 

Options

  • Monopulse tracking option 
  • Rack or cabinet drive enclosures 
  • L, C, S, Ku band beacon receivers available 
  • CP/LP switching control 

Pointing & Tracking

  • Position control to within 0.0005 degrees RMS error
  • Steptrack accuracy to within 10% RMS of -3dB beamwidth 
  • Predictive Track accuracy to within 5% RMS of -3dB beamwidth 
  • Monopulse tracking to within 3% RMS of -3dB beamwidth 

Operating Modes

  • Step Track
    Tracking algorithm performing periodic and or level triggered scans to peak up signal strength (requires beacon receiver).
  • Predictive Track
    Points the satellite dish using an orbital model created from previous AZ and EL step-track data (requires beacon receiver). 
  • Monopulse
    Automatically acquires target, peak phase align and calibrate to begin tracking with monopulse tracking receiver. Transfers to predictive model or ephemeris tracking on loss of monopulse signal.
  • TLE (Two-Line Element)
    Model based pointing derived from NORAD two-line element sets.
  • IESS-412 ( Intelsat 11)
    Automated pointing of AZ and EL axes based on look angles derived from IESS-412 parameters.
  • TLE + Step Track
    Pointing algorithm based on TLE parameters with the addition of a velocity based step-track to provide the most accurate pointing possible from TLE data (requires beacon receiver).
  • IESS-412 + Step Track
    IESS-412 pointing algorithm with the addition of a velocity based step-track to provide accurate pointing (requires beacon receiver).
  • Manual
    Variable speed jog control for AZ and EL axes from ACP GUI.
  • Move to Look Angles
    Position to user-provided AZ, EL and Pol angles.
  • Move to Longitude
    Position to AZ and EL angles determined from the longitudinal orbital slot.
Model 9050 Drive Cabinet

Details: refer to the Model 8250 drive cabinet for the Series 8000 ACS and ask us about the Model 9050 drive cabinet for the Series 9000 ACS.

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