VertexRSI 7200 Antenna Control System with 7150 Drive Cabinet for Earth Station Antennas

Condition:Used and tested
Model:7200ACU - 7150MCU

VertexRSI 7200 Antenna Control System and 7150 Drive Cabinet for Earth Station Antennas (USED)

The VertexRSI (GDSatcom) 7200 Antenna Control System is a state-of-the-art automatic positioning system which incorporates advanced control modes and an enhanced menu-driven user interface to provide accurate antenna positioning with minimum operator effort. Fully automatic tracking of inclined orbit satellites is accomplished with the revolutionary VertexRSI Orbit Prediction Track (OPT) algorithm, which generates future AZ and EL pointing data by propagating a physically valid orbit through initial measured data to the time of interest. This type of ephemeris prediction offers increased efficiency and  accuracy over methods which merely use measured data in a curve fitting routine to predict a trajectory.

The VertexRSI model 7200 user interface employs a front panel graphics display which provides convenient menu-driven editing and control function selection. In addition, a “Target- Oriented” operating environment allows the system to have custom configured control modes for multiple satellites, with simultaneous maintenance of corresponding data bases for each.

The system is configured around the model 7200 Antenna Control Unit (ACU), contained in a 7-inch rack mountable cabinet. The system is controllable via RS-232C or RS-422 serial ports, allowing for remote operation or integration with a supervisory monitor and control computer.

7200 ACU Key Features

  • Field proven in hundreds of critical applications
  • Unsurpassed autonomous predictive tracking performance with Orbit Prediction Track (OPT)
  • Clean, efficient user interface
  • Extensive, context-sensitive on-line help
  • 68030 CPU/VME bus structure
  • Remote control and data entry
  • Battery-backed non-volatile RAM
  • Self diagnostics
  • Multiple angle report resolution/accuracy option

We can offer with all of our used ESA antennas a full motorization package including the 7200 ACU, an outdoor 7150 Drive Cabinet, new resolver kits and cabling. The 7200 system offers 3 options for position encoding accuracy. Standard single speed brushless size-11 resolvers, 2-speed brushless size-20 resolvers and optical encoders.

VertexRSI 7200 Antenna Control System with 7150 Drive Cabinet for Earth Station Antennas

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VertexRSI 7200 Antenna Control System with 7150 Drive Cabinet for Earth Station Antennas

    Walter van der Plas

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