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ISDB-T/Tb RF Monitoring Probe
EdgeProbe RF ISDB-T/Tb

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EdgeProbe RF is the ideal & most cost-effective high-quality solution for controlling remotely the signal transmission of your low/mid power TX & relay sites that are sometimes difficult to reach.

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Applications

  • 24/7 Monitoring and Maintenance of DTV live transmission
  • Cost-effective Monitoring of transmitters and relay sites
  • Generation of Service Availability reports for Service Level Agreements
  • Rebroadcasting receiver: RF to ASI or IP, with transcoding capacities
  • Live transmission recorder

Benefits

  • Standalone, easy to use and configure, fast deployment, SNMP compatible
  • Increase customer satisfaction by detecting & preventing DTV network degradations before your customers do
  • Reduce TX sites maintenance cost by anticipating and identifying issues
  • Remotely accessible, compatible with low bandwidth control networks (GPRS/3G)
  • Low power consumption 8W

Combined with a Network Monitoring System or not, the EdgeProbe RF provides a powerful broadcast network alert & diagnosis tool allowing DTV network operators to monitor global trends and anticipate potential failures.
EdgeProbe RF is able to monitor ISDB-T and ISDB-Tb signals at transmitter outputs through its RF input (1RU format).

Monitor ISDB-T and ISDB-Tb signals at TX output:

Signal Level, MER, SNR, BER per Layer A/B/C

Modulation parameters: TMCC, Layer A/B/C

Channel Impulse Response

Scanning mode for sequential monitoring of multiple RF channels

Complete Transport Stream Monitoring

ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1, 2, 3

QoS indicators (optional): Service Availability Error & Service Degradation Error

BTS monitor: IIP packet and TMCC alarms

Verify Regionalization: Service Plan view, PID/Service presence, Scrambling

Service & components bitrates

Powerful Rebroadcasting Receiver - Gateway from RF to ASI/IP

Forward the analyzed TS over ASI output

Forward the analyzed TS over IP control port (VLAN support)

Transcoding solution for confidence monitoring:

Coupled with a TRANSBOX device, EdgeProbe can provide service transcoding and forward to third-party analysis systems

Controlled by the EdgeProbe, the TRANSBOX performs

– service extraction from the input TS (SPTS or MPTS)

– real-time audio/video transcoding: 1 to 10 Mbps output bitrate

– transcoded SPTS forward over IP Data

32 GB of internal storage

Alarm logs up to 6 months

RF parameter trends up to 6 months

TS recording (manual trigger)

Internal GNSS receiver (Hardware option):

Generates an internal 1PPS reference signal for SFN synchronization measurements (SFN Drift, Frequency Offset)

GPS & GLONASS support

Dual Power Supply (Hardware option):

Additional Power Supply can be installed on the equipment in order to ensure the power redundancy

Remote connection

Compatible with all Network Monitoring Systems, providing a powerful network alert & diagnosis tool: monitor global trends and anticipate potential failures.

Compatible SNMP v2c and v2c INFORM for alarming and device configuration

Web GUI access: support of low bandwidth Internet connection (3G, GPRS)

INTERFACES

  • RF
  • *

  • Connector In
  • 1x RF input (N-type female – 50 Ω)

  • Standard
  • ISDB-T/Tb

  • Frequency range
  • 40 to 1000 MHz

  • Sensitivity
  • -80 to -5 dBm

  • Channel bandwidth
  • 6, 7 & 8 MHz

MONITORING FEATURES

  • RF Monitor
  • *

  • Demodulation status
  • Lock / Unlock

  • Signal level
  • -90 to -5 dBm

  • MER
  • 0 to 40 dB

  • SNR
  • 0 to 40 dB

  • BER
  • Post-Viterbi, Post-RS per Layer A/B/C

  • Modulation parameters
  • TMCC, Layer A/B/C

  • Channel Impulse Response
  • *

  • BTS
  • IIP, TMCC packets monitoring

  • TS Monitor Base
  • ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1 and 2

  • TS Monitor Advanced
  • ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 3, QoS (SAE/SDE)

  • Service Plan
  • Verify regional services, Service & PID bitrates, Scrambling, Service & PID presence

  • Scanning
  • Monitor sequentially multiple channel frequencies over 1 RF input

  • Extended Memory
  • 32 GB of internal storage for: Event logs up to 6 months, Trends up to 6 months, TS recording

  • TRANSBOX
  • Coupled with a TRANSBOX device, EdgeProbe can provide service transcoding and forward to third-party analysis systems: service extraction from the input TS (SPTS or MPTS), real-time audio/video transcoding: 1 to 10 Mbps output bitrate, transcoded SPTS forward over IP Data

PHYSICAL

  • Height: 45 mm / 1.7 in, Width: 440 mm / 17.3 in, Depth: 130 mm / 5.1 in
  • Format: 1 RU (19’’)
  • Power supply: 100-240 VAC ±10%, Power consumption: 8W

ENVIRONMENT

  • Operating temperature
  • -20 to 55°C / -4 to 131°F

  • Storage temperature
  • -20 to 70°C / -4 to 158°F

  • Humidity
  • 0 to 95%, non-condensing

EdgeProbe RF ISDB-T/Tb includes by default:

  • Hardware: 1x (RF in, ASI out) & 1x IP Control
  • Software:
    • ISDB-T/Tb RF monitor: RF parameters, Channel Impulse Response
    • BTS monitor
    • TS forward over ASI or IP outputs
    • VLAN support for IP forward

Software Options

  • Scanning: Multiple RF channels sequential monitoring
  • TS Base Monitor: ETR290 Priority 1, 2
  • TS Advanced Monitor: ETR290 Priority 3
  • Qos Monitor: SAE (Service Availability Error), SDE (Service Degradation Error)
  • Service Plan: Multiplex Service/PID monitoring
  • Extended Memory: 32 GB storage (trends, logs, TS record)

Hardware Options

  • TRANSBOX: Stream 1 or 2 compressed service(s)
  • Tropicalization: Preserve the HW from corrosion – chassis & electronic component treatment for tropical and salty environment

 

Default Warranty

  • Standard: 1 YEAR Hardware Warranty and Basic Helpdesk (HW RMA)

Optional Support Services

  • Advance HW + SW 1/3/5 YEAR including:
    • Advance Replacement: hardware warranty with replacement before reception of faulty unit
    • Software Upgrade: access to all software updates & upgrades
    • Priority HelpDesk: priority access to the support helpdesk for any question on product usage, problem request, and change/improvement requests
  • Premium HW 1/3/5 YEAR including:
    • Premium Advance Replacement : hardware warranty with 1 business day replacement before reception of faulty unit (from a dedicated customer spare stock)
  • Premium SW 1/3/5 YEAR including:
    • Premium Software Support: SLA contract manager + guaranteed response time + 2 days per year local proactive visit (training including presentation of new available features, 1 TX site & or HE visit & configuration improvement, discussion on needs for new functionalities)
    • Software Upgrade: access to all software updates & upgrades
    • Priority HelpDesk: priority access to the support helpdesk for any question on product usage, problem request, and change/improvement requests

More details on the Waranties page.

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