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SATELLINE-3AS Product Family EOL

 With the establishment of the SATELLINE-EASy product family, made with additional features and flexibility over the original SATELLINE-3AS product, the 3AS has been gradually reaching end of life. SATEL has announced that last orders for SATELLINE-3AS products shall be placed by June 26, 2019, at the latest. Additional SATEL development and improvements can be expected by end of year, of which we will keep you updated.

NOTE: SATEL USA does have a few used &/or refurbished units of the SATELLINE-3ASd EPIC units in stock! Contact us if interested, while supplies last.

The products that will be ceased in production are:

YM1013 SATELLINE-3ASm/LC

YM1014 SATELLINE-3AS/OA

YM1020 SATELLINE-3AS/TC

YM1025 SATELLINE-3ASm-OA

 YM1029 SATELLINE-3ASm-SMA EMI

YM1050 SATELLINE-3AS/KR

YM1070 SATELLINE-3AS NMS

YM1075 SATELLINE-3ASd NMS

YM3004 SATELLINE-3AS Epic DB

 YM3006 SATELLINE-3AS Epic C DB

YM3007 SATELLINE-3ASd Epic C DB

YM3010 SATELLINE-3AS Epic NMS

YM3012 SATELLINE-3AS Epic C NMS

YM3014 SATELLINE-3AS Epic NMS DB

YM3016 SATELLINE-3AS Epic NMS DB C

YM3017 SATELLINE-3ASd Epic NMS DB C

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SATEL Compact-4BT: Portable radio for rugged outdoor use

The SATEL Compact-4BT  is an IP67 classified, 1W UHF radio modem with integrated lithium-ion battery and Bluetooth. It is designed for easy mobile use in demanding field conditions, ideal for land surveying, PrecisionAg and machine control application.

Configured using Configuration Manager, SaTerm, or Android App. AES-128 encryption enabled. The kit includes all parts needed for quick installation (p/n K-S7 Kit):

Contact us today for pricing and availability, sales@satelusa.com

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SATEL modems now including AES-128 encryption

For stronger protection of your data over the air, certain models of SATEL modems now include AES-128 encryption capabilities. This feature is available on the following models (please note new part numbers):

  • SATELLINE-EASy Pro, p/n YM6813
  • SATEL EASy-Proof, p/n YM6485
  • SATELLINE-EASy with display, p/n YM6565
  • SATELLINE-M3-TR1, p/n YM6315

How to Set Up Encryption

AES-128 encryption can be set up through Configuration Manager (to download Configuration Manager, please go to Support>Software on our website). Set up must be done through a PC; set up cannot be completed through the keypad and display on the radio. To set up through Configuration Manager, connect your radio to the PC, open Configuration Manager, and follow the following steps:

  • Go to the Modem Settings tab
  • Click on the Misc Settings sub-tab
  • In the Encryption box, set OTA Encryption to ON
  • Under Password enter your password of choice. NOTE: make sure your password is memorable or kept in a safe place, as there is no way to retrieve your password once it is entered (if you forget or lose the password, a new password will need to be set for all radios in your system).
  • Click Generate & Save New Keys
  • Repeat for all other radios in the system. NOTE: As a safe check across radios, the key hash will match on all radios with matching password. The key hash is NOT the password, but instead is an indicator: if the key hash is different on one radio in your system, the password was entered incorrectly and should be redone.

Note that the LCD does not include any information or indication of the encryption or settings. Encryption support can be verified from the Firmware version. In Configuration Manager, when you go to Radio Modem Info, under Firmware Version it will list the version number, followed by “ENCRYPTION” or “CRYPT” or “CRYPT SURV”.

Will a new radio with encryption work with my current radios without encryption?

Radios with the AES-128 encryption feature are fully compatible with equivalent SATEL radio modem products when the encryption is set to OFF (Note: the factory default for the encryption feature is always OFF).

Does encryption work in Survey Mode?

CRYPT SURV firmware is available on our website (go to Support>Firmware). You can update/downgrade the firmware version between CRYPT and CRYPT SURV versions without issue.

Can my current equipment be upgraded?

You cannot update your standard firmware SATELLINE radio modems to the AES-supporting firmware in the field. Your equipment can be upgraded by the Satel factory. Please contact us for lead times and pricing.

Who can I contact for support?

Please contact us at support@satelusa.com or 408-973-1740.

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Introducing the SATELLINE 4Pro

SATEL’s latest high power, heavy-duty radio modem, the SATELLINE-4Pro includes the reliable features you’ve come to trust in a SATEL 35W transceiver, while also offering faster data speed (14400 bps at 12.5 kHz) at 8FSK and 16FSK modulations. The radio also allows for adjustable output power, to as low as 2W. This is a most appreciated feature for applications such as Machine Control, allowing operators to save crucial battery life on-site. IP67 classified housing ensures protection against moisture and dust. 406.180—470 MHz tuning range and selectable bandwidth of 12.5 or 25 kHz. Available in Survey Mode only. The LCD and keypad can be used to monitor the current operating status, as well as to change the operating channel and power level of the radio. The SATELLINE-4Pro is compatible with all SATELLINE-EASy products (8FSK and 16FSK modes are only compatible with 4Pro and TR4 based models). Wondering which radio better fits your needs, the classic EASy Pro 35W or the SATELLINE-4Pro? See comparison below:

Features SATELLINE-EASy Pro SATELLINE-4Pro
Frequency Range 403-473 MHz 406.180-470 MHz
Bandwidth 12.5, 20 or 25 kHz 12.5 or 25 kHz
Output Power (selectable) 10W, 20W, 25W, 35W 2W, 10W, 20W, 25W, 35W
Modulation 4FSK, GMSK 4FSK, 8FSK, 16FSK, GMSK
Firmware Standard or Survey Survey Mode Only
Data Speed of Radio       Interface at 12.5 kHz 9600 bps 14400 bps (at 8FSK or 16FSK)
AES-128 encryption? Yes Yes