R&S®SFC Compact modulator

Test signals for TV and audio broadcasting – handy and economical

R&S®SFC compact modulator
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R&S®SFC compact modulator, front view
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R&S®SFC compact modulator, rear view
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Key facts

  • High-precision modulator with MER > 40 dB
  • VHF and UHF frequency range, optionally up to 3 GHz
  • Level range from 0 dBm to –31.5 dBm, optionally to –110 dBm
  • Transport stream player and audio/video generator
  • AWGN generator

Full-featured TV and audio broadcasting signal generator in minimized size format

The R&S®SFC compact modulator is an economical multistandard signal source. It supports realtime coding for all conventional digital and analog TV and audio broadcasting standards. The R&S®SFC is equipped with a built-in computer, making it ideal for standalone operation.

Features & benefits

Compact device for test signal generation

Optimized for use in production test systems

The R&S®SFC is only ½ 19" wide and 1 HU high, making it the most compact standalone TV and audio broadcasting signal generator on the market.

  • Compact housing, ideal for rack installation
  • Compatible with R&S®Central TX System Control
  • Supports standalone operation and booting without a PC
  • Low power consumption for reduced operating costs
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The R&S®SFC and R&S®SFC-U compact modulators

Compact modulator family for TV and audio broadcasting test signals – handy and economical.

Multistandard signal generator

Digital and analog standards for cable, satellite and terrestrial TV and audio broadcasting standards

Realtime signal generation and coding

  • Terrestrial: DVB-T2, DVB-T, DVB-H, DTMB, CMMB, T-DMB, ISDB-T, ISDB-TB, ATSC/8VSB, ATSC-M/H
  • Cable: DVB-C2, DVB-C, J.83/B, ISDB-C
  • Satellite: DVB-S2, DVB-S, DIRECTV
  • Analog TV: B/G, D/K, I, M/N, L
  • Audio: DAB, DAB+, ISDB-TSB, FM/RDS

Additional standards available as software options

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Broadcast standards

Wide range of broadcast standards available.

Additional functions for professional applications

All important functions and interfaces on board

  • Integrated AWGN generator
  • ASI transport stream input
  • Digital I/Q input
  • 1 pps synchronization
  • 10 MHz reference input
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R&S®SFC, front interfaces

The R&S®SFC compact modulator provides all important interfaces on the front panel.

Integrated baseband signal sources

Prepared for multiple standards

  • Transport stream player
  • Analog audio/video generator
  • Transport stream libraries for digital TV and audio broadcasting standards
  • Test pattern library for analog TV
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Audio test setup with R&S®SFC and R&S®UPP

The focus of the R&S®SFC is more then video test applications. Audio test capabilities extend your test scenarios.

Available options

Extensions for R&S®SFC
Product Description

R&S®SFC-B15

Order number 2115.5836.02

Description

Coder extension board

R&S®SFC-K40

Order number 2115.5794.02

Description

AWGN Noise Generator

R&S®SFC-K80

Order number 2115.5771.02

Description

Digital I/Q Input

R&S®SFC-K83

Order number 2115.5759.02

Description

Frequency Extension

R&S®SFC-K84

Order number 2115.5736.02

Description

Electronic Attenuator

Baseband
Product Description

R&S®SFC-K22

Order number included in base unit

Description

Transport stream player

R&S®SFC-K23

Order number included in base unit

Description

Analog TV video generator

R&S®LIB-K70

Order number 2116.9558.02

Description

Basic stream library

R&S®LIB-K71

Order number 2116.9564.02

Description

SDTV extended library

R&S®LIB-K72

Order number 2116.9570.02

Description

Extended HDTV library

R&S®LIB-K73

Order number 2116.9587.02

Description

3D TV library

R&S®LIB-K78

Order number 2116.9641.02

Description

HEVC stream library

R&S®SFU-K221

Order number 2110.4348.02

Description

T-DMB/DAB streams

R&S®SFU-K223

Order number 2110.4760.02

Description

DAB+ streams

R&S®SFU-K224

Order number 2110.4777.02

Description

ISDB-T streams

R&S®SFU-K225

Order number 2112.3649.02

Description

CMMB streams

R&S®SFU-K226

Order number 2110.3812.02

Description

ATSC Mobile DTV streams

R&S®SFU-K227

Order number 2115.2120.02

Description

DVB-T2 MI streams

R&S®SFU-K228

Order number 2115.2520.02

Description

EMC streams

R&S®SFU-K229

Order number 2115.2543.02

Description

French DMB streams

R&S®ATV Video

Order number 2110.4831.02

Description

ATV video signals

R&S®SFC-U-K40

Order number 2115.5788.02

Description

AWGN noise generator

R&S®SFC-U-K80

Order number 2115.5765.02

Description

Digital I/Q input

R&S®SFC-U-K83

Order number 2115.5742.02

Description

Frequency extension

R&S®SFC-U-K84

Order number 2115.5720.02

Description

Electronic attenuator

Analog modulation
Product Description

R&S®SFC-K170

Order number 2115.5536.02

Description

FM/RDS coder

R&S®SFC-K190

Order number 2115.5559.02

Description

ATV standard B/G coder

R&S®SFC-K191

Order number 2115.5571.02

Description

ATV standard D/K coder

R&S®SFC-K192

Order number 2115.5594.02

Description

ATV standard I coder

R&S®SFC-K193

Order number 2115.5613.02

Description

ATV standard M/N coder

R&S®SFC-K194

Order number 2115.5636.02

Description

ATV standard L coder

R&S®SFC-K195

Order number 2115.5659.02

Description

ATV multistandard coder

Digital modulation
Product Description

R&S®SFC-K1

Order number 2115.5271.02

Description

DVB-T/DVB-H coder

R&S®SFC-K2

Order number 2115.5294.02

Description

DVB-C/ISDB-C coder

R&S®SFC-K3

Order number 2115.5313.02

Description

DVB-S/DVB-DSNG coder

R&S®SFC-K4

Order number 2115.5336.02

Description

ATSC/8VSB coder

R&S®SFC-K5

Order number 2115.5359.02

Description

J.83/B coder

R&S®SFC-K6

Order number 2115.5371.02

Description

ISDB-T/ISDB-T(B)/ISDB-T(SB) coder

R&S®SFC-K8

Order number 2115.5394.02

Description

DVB-S2 coder

R&S®SFC-K9

Order number 2115.5413.02

Description

DIRECTV coder

R&S®SFC-K11

Order number 2115.5436.02

Description

T-DMB/DAB/DAB+ coder

R&S®SFC-K12

Order number 2115.5459.02

Description

DTMB coder

R&S®SFC-K15

Order number 2115.5471.02

Description

CMMB coder

R&S®SFC-K16

Order number 2115.5494.02

Description

DVB-T2 coder

R&S®SFC-K17

Order number 2115.5871.02

Description

DVB-C2 coder

R&S®SFC-K18

Order number 2115.5513.02

Description

ATSC-M/H coder

R&S®SFC-K106

Order number 2115.5942.02

Description

ISDB-Tmm coder

Recommended extras
Product Description
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R&S®ZZA-KN26

Order number 1175.3256.00

Description

19" rack adapter

R&S®ZZA-KN99

Order number 2115.6790.02

Description

19" adapter 7 HU BW 2010

for 10 instruments with cabinet 1HU1/2, vertical mounting

R&S®LVDS BU-BU

Order number 1130.1302.00

Description

LVDS cable for digital I/Q input/output

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