R&S®GB208 AF Control Unit

Compact voice communications switch

  • Overview

Key Facts

  • Monitoring and transmission on one or more radio channels
  • Control of up to eight radio channels from a single unit
  • Capability to handle up to 16 channels (cascading of two individual units)

Brief Description

The R&S®GB208 AF Control Unit provides the functionality of a small voice communication switch (VCS). It has been designed for use in both civil and military airports and airline operation applications.

Specifications

Model Audio frequency range
R&S®GB208 AF 0.3 kHz to 4 kHz

Key Facts

  • Monitoring and transmission on one or more radio channels
  • Control of up to eight radio channels from a single unit
  • Capability to handle up to 16 channels (cascading of two individual units)
  • Operation from up to 10 controller working positions (parallel operation)
  • Three connectors for headsets: two on the front and one on the back
  • Compact, flat design allowing desktop use or integration into a 19" rack
  • Operation on both AC and DC power (AC via an external power supply)

Brief Description

The R&S®GB208 AUDIO CONTROL UNIT AF Control Unit provides the functionality of a small voice communication switch (VCS). It has been designed for use in both civil and military airports and airline operation applications. It can also be used as a backup for larger VCS systems or for last resort installations.

Specifications

Electrical data
Audio frequency range 0.3 kHz to 4 kHz
Input impedance 600 Ω, (Ri > 10 kΩ)
Input level 0 dBm
Output impedance 600 Ω
Output level 0 dBm, K < 1 %, S/N > 60 dB
Power supply 24 V DC ±10 %, max. 500 mA
(with automatic switchover)
Operating current < 500 mA
Number of inputs/outputs 8, expandable to 16 channels by cascading two units
Environmental data
Temperature range
Operating temperature range 0 °C to +50 °C
Storage temperature range –40 °C to +70 °C
Relative humidity
(storage and operation)
< 90 % at +40 °C, non-condensing
Shock EN 60068-2-27: 30 g at 11 ms,
18 shocks in 3 directions
Vibration EN 60068-2-6: 0.3 mm double
amplitude, 2 g, 10 Hz to 55 Hz,
1 octave/min, test duration 30 min
EMC EN 301489-1 V1.8.1 (2008-02)
EN 301489-22 V1.3.1 (2003-11)
EN 55022: 2006 Class B
Electrical safety EN 60950-1
Mechanical data
Color of front panel RAL 7047 (Telegray 4)
Dimensions (W × H × D),
with main connectors on the back
202 mm × 132 mm × 120 mm
(7.95 in × 5.20 in × 4.73 in)
Weight approx. 1.5 kg (approx. 3.3 lb)
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