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Fig. 1: In this configuration, the R&S®THU9 family of high-power UHF transmitters generates output power of up to 50 kW for ATSC – with a design based exclusively on solid-state technology.
209 | Broadcast and media

Solid-state R&S®THU9 up to 50 kW succeeds DTV IOT transmitters

In the past, inductive output tube (IOT) transmitters handled all DTV transmissions at higher power levels up to 50 kW. However, their use will soon be discontinued as powerful alternatives assume control of the market: The R&S®THU9 family of solid-state transmitters now generates output power of up to 50 kW and offers numerous advantages.

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