What are the technical specifications for the WIFI modem?

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My house is offgrid so I need to know power consumption (watts) for the Excede modem.
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Joey

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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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Here's a shot of the power block off our latest modem. Hope that helps.
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Judy Tergis

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Thanks for this.  I have been looking all over for this info.  Exceed has been unable to give it to me.  We are trying to plan our solar power system before the installer comes out to our mountain cabin.
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Joey

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That's helpful, thanks.

Do you support powering the modem with a DC-DC converter outputting the necessary 48V? Running an inverter is less efficient than DC-DC.
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Joey

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The modem I received has a different power supply than shown above. Mine is 30 volts and 2.5 amps.
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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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Oh, OK. This one was from the WiFi Modem.
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Joey

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The modem I received is also WiFi modem. Must be a different model?
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Bev, Champion

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That is the same as the BurfBeam 2 - non wifi modem. (Meaning you need a separate router for wireless connectivity.)

I don't know if DC-DC is supported, the power cord for the modem is designed for AC input. What I do know is that it is perfectly fine on either a battery and inverter or, on generator power.

I have used mine both ways, battery before I got my whole home generator and, generator many times since then.

It may be best to use a small inverter for the modem.