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ManoTron™ Manet II Smartblade®

  • Upgrade your smartphone with a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) team communications solution providing a Peer-to-Peer, Self-Forming, Self Healing network.

    The ManoTron™ MANET II snaps onto the back of your i-Blades SmartCase™ to deliver interconnected team communications utilizing TrellisWare MANET TSM waveform technology, combined with your own smartphone.

    DO MORE with on-the-go storage of up to 1TB, and the option of an SD card. Battery power is 4,200 mAh lasts for weeks and also powers the phone when necessary. The phone may also power the ManoTron™ SmartBlade® connection.

    Download the i-Blades App on your Android device to activate the MANET communications platform. Immediately start low-profile communications with your team.

    Combine with any other ManoTron™ SmartBlade® for a complete handheld suite of communication options (P2P, EMI Reconnaissance, LPD/LPI, Satellite, TAK, LTE/5G private Network and many more to come) all with the ease of Smartphone interface. The ManoTron™ MANET II is ATAK compatible.

    For example, select the i-Blades ManoTron™ MANET II to provide tactical secure team communications in the field, create a private LTE/5G network bubble in the field with the ManoTron™ PN5G I, and use the ManoTron™ ST I for satellite backhaul connectivity.

    Available for all Android smartphones and tablets.

    Say to find out more about your i-Blades ManoTron™ MANET II and SmartCase™ solution!

  • i-Blades — Do MORE

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (L x W x H) 172mm x 68.8mm x 17mm
Antenna (L x D) 48.6mm x 18.5mm
Weight 215g
TrellisWare TSM Waveform Capabilities
Supported Software Defined Radio (SDR) Platforms TrellisWare radio products that operate TSM:
  • TW-950/ TW-900 TSM Shadow Radio
  • TW-135 TSM Shadow High Power Radio (HPR)
  • TW-860 TSM Spirit Radio
  • TW-870 TSM Ghost Radio
  • TW-875 TSM Ghost Radio
  • TW-650 TSM Shadow Core Board Module
  • TW-880 TSM Ghost Embedded Module
Partner radio products that operate TSM and/or TSM-X*:
  • Collins Aerospace -AN/PRC-162
  • L3Harris - AN/PRC-158 , AN/PRC-163 , AN/PRC-167, AN/PRC-171
  • Thales Defense & Security -AN/PRC-148C, AN/PRC-148O, AN/PRC-170
  • Ultra -ORION X510
RF Interface
Frequency Range L-UHF: 225-450 MHz
U-UHF: 698-970 MHz
US Bands: 1250-2600 MHz
Bandwidths 1.2 MHz, 3.6 MHz, 10 MHz, 20 MHz, 40 MHz
Spectrum pipelining feature available with 10 and 20 MHz
bandwidths that combines two non-contiguous bands
together doubling multi-hop throughput
Spatial Hops Supports up to 8 spatial MANET hops with up to 26 miles (41.8 km) per hop and over 200 miles (321.9 km) per hop in Long Range Mode
Rechargeable Lith Ion Battery 4,200mAh, phone battery backup power
  • Over 800 nodes in a radio frequency channel using 1.2 MHz
  • Fast join and merge (1 second to join,< 5 seconds for network formation/merge time)
Voice Up to 32 talk groups of either Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) 5.9 or Mixed-Excitation Linear Prediction enhanced (MELPe)
PLI Cursor-on-target (CoT), Extensible Markup Language (X ML) and Protobuf) formats supported
Data 1 to 5 second PLI update rate (based on configuration) Up to 32 Mbps of user throughput for a single hop:
  • SD and HD video
  • Chat
  • File transfer
Security AES-256 Commercial Security
Black Relay TrellisWare radios can be left unattended as non-Controlled Cryptographic Item (CCI) radios when they act as a black relay for a network running TSM-X* with Warrior Robust Enhanced Networking (WREN) Security network, or TSM-X with SOCOM Tactical Communications (STC) Security
  • Continuous Phase Modulation (CPM) for standard TSM modes
  • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) for High Data Rate (HOR) TSM
End User Device (EUD) Support Android™ Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) Windows™ Tactical Assault Kit (WinTAK)