Sky Link Family
Sky link is a Long-range, lightweight wireless HD Link for all manned and unmanned platforms. High-end, high-performance wireless HD connection that can operate in challenging air or ground conditions enabling greater flexibility in filmmaking allowing full use of the set and cameras. The small and lightweight Sky Link transmits live video to ground units in a range of up to 1,000m/3,300ft with zero delay. It is suitable for many applications, such as commercial drones, industrial use, inspection, security and monitoring.
Small, lightweight, indoor and outdoor professional HD wireless link for Video & Audio transmission, point to multipoint (up to 4 receivers) for a range of up to 600m/2,000ft. SDI to SDI or HDMI to HDMI with two-way control channel that enables direct control from any receiver to the camera.
The Sky link support between 480i60 to 1080p60 resolution with up to 8 audio channels and two-way control. Sky link provides zero delay, high robustness, and plug and play technology. It supports multisystem operation for 5-8 simultaneous systems in the same area (Country and region dependent) for complete set requirements.
Small, lightweight, indoor and outdoor professional HD wireless link for Video & Audio transmission, point to multipoint (up to 4 receivers) breaking the range limits up to 1,000m/3,000ft. SDI to SDI or HDMI to HDMI with two way control channel that enable direct control from any receiver to the camera.
The Extreme link support between 480i60 to 1080p60 resolution, with up to 8 audio channels and two way control with zero delay, high robustness, and plug and play technology. It supports multi system operation for 5-8 or 10-16 (without audio) in the same area (Country and region dependent) for complete set requirements.
- Optimized for long-range applications such as aerial shooting and broadcast events
- Small size and light-weight transmitter
- External antennas to ensure robust link and high-quality video
- Video piloting or FPV for radio-controlled UAVs
- Professional aerial shooting from a HD camera mounted on a UAV
- Industrial inspection and monitoring in harsh environments such as mining
- High-quality video for UGV control and monitoring purposes
- Extended-range live events broadcast from big venues such as stadiums or parks
- Electronic news gathering
The SKY product line includes two members in the family:
Sky link and Extreme link.
The following is the products characteristics:
Video formats and frame rate:
|Interfaces||Tx – 3G SDI to Rx – 3G SDI
Tx – HDMI to Rx – 3G SDI
Tx – HDMI to Rx – HDMI
Tx – 3G SDI to Rx – RGB / YCbCr
Tx – HDMI to Rx – RGB / YCbCr
|Some resolution cannot operate on the SDI to HDMI, HDMI to SDI versions.|
|Antennas||Transmitter – dual 2 dBi External antennas
Receiver – Five 2 dBi External Antennas
|Special antennas are available on demand|
|Operation Range||Sky Link – 600 meters (2000 Ft)
Extreme Link – 1000 Meters (3000ft)
|Custom products are available|
|Audio||I2S, PCM, SPDIF, AC-3, DTS, Dolby 5.1|
|Multicast||Up to 4 receivers (monitors) to each transmitter (Camera)||Each transmitter can be paired to maximum of 4 receivers.|
|Operation Frequency||5.1-5.9 GHz
Frequencies are subject to regions regulations
|Including Wi-Fi unlicensed frequencies and DFS channels|
|Operation Bandwidth||40 MHz, 20MHz|
|Channel selection||Automatic – Yes
Manual – on demand
|Auxiliary Channel||Downlink – Available
Uplink – Available
|Used for OEM messages to be transferred between hosts over the air.|
|Latency||< 1 mSec|
|Transmitter size||90 x 60 mm|
|Receiver size||112 x 80 mm|
|Environment||Operational: 0-40° C, 10%~90% humidity
Storage: -10-75° C, 10%~90% humidity
The Sky link products, area a plug-and-play PCB-ready to be embeded in any chassis or device. HW and SW design reference are available. Sky link is a product, targeted to the OEM markets, and available in samples or as final products.