Lightweight Handheld Receiver

  •  Compact, rugged and lightweight unit with internal power source for 3 hrs autonomous use.
  • Provided with a single IF, single RF diversity antenna solution with the LNB downconverter being line powered. This makes the Handyview suitable for a range of static, vehicle-based or fully mobile operational requirements. Dual IF and dual RF options also available. 
  • Video and Audio product monitoring provided. A full set of video, audio and data breakout cables allowing presentation of downlink information in any format required.
  • Available in any frequency according to downlink systems provided 1.2 – 6.4 GHz.

Product Description

The Handyview is configured as part of a Standard Definition (SD), High Definition (HD) or, Evenlode system. All three versions have an integral COFDM demodulator, downconverter, battery, speakers and 8.4” display to provide high quality monitoring of video and audio transmission. Telemetry and positional data, if transmitted as part of the COFDM signal, are also available.

The unit contains sophisticated decryption to maintain a high level of security. With various antenna inputs and ancillary equipment, the Handyview may be used in the man-portable, vehicle-borne role. In conjunction with an Antenna Control Unit (ACU) and Multi-Sector Antenna (MSA), the Handyview may also be used in a more static, operations center. This flexibility allows an operator to plug and play the unit wherever they are located. At a weight of 2.7 kg, the Handyview is one of the lightest professional receivers on the World market.

The Handyview is controlled by a rotary switch and on-screen graphics. The unit will automatically set receive COFDM parameters provided the channel bandwidth is set. Decryption is fully automatic with options for Substitution Cipher Encryption and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 (AES is subject to export license approval).

A fully weatherproof interface cable is provided to access video and audio signals with the option of headphones. The Handyview has a removable 6 Ahr battery. This battery may be charged through an external DC connector or removed from the Handyview unit and charged through a separate charging unit.

Technical Specifications

On-screen information
Received Signal Quality Indicator, Receiver Lock Status, Transmitter Status, Battery Status and Transmitter GPS Information.

Internal rechargeable 6.6 Ahr Lithium-ion battery with an external DC connector to power unit and recharge the internal battery.

Video Output

Audio Output
Line Level Output, Headphone Output and Integrated Stereo Speakers.

265 x 213 x 66 mm (closed case).

3.1 kg approx. (including battery).

8.4’’ (216 mm) SD LCD colour monitor.    


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