R&S®SFC-U USB Compact modulator

Test signals for TV and audio broadcasting – handy and economical

R&S®SFC-U USB compact modulator
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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
  • 3 year warranty icon

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

The R&S®SFC-U USB 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-U is a USB device designed for use with a PC.

Features & benefits

Plug & play test signal generation

Instrument size reduced to a minimum

The compact R&S®SFC-U is an ideal flexible signal source for presentations and trade fairs.
Today, every lab bench has a PC. Why not also use it to generate the test signal for the DUT?
The R&S®SFC-U is setting standards in its class.

  • Handy, easy and flexible
  • Practical tool for software development
  • High signal quality for receiver tests
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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 with realtime coding

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-U, interfaces

Very compact design does not mean doing away with interfaces.

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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TV receiver testing

The compact test setup with R&S®SFC-U makes it possible to have a test lab on your bench.

Available options

Modulation
Product Description

R&S®SFC-U-PK1

Order number 2115.5888.02

Description

Terrestrial TV option package

R&S®SFC-U-PK2

Order number 2115.5894.02

Description

Cable TV option package

R&S®SFC-U-PK3

Order number 2115.5907.02

Description

Satellite TV option package

R&S®SFC-U-PK4

Order number 2115.5913.02

Description

T2/C2 option package

R&S®SFC-U-PK5

Order number 2115.5920.02

Description

Audio broadcasting option package

R&S®SFC-U-PK6

Order number 2115.5936.02

Description

Analog TV option package

R&S®SFC-U-K106

Order number 2115.5959.02

Description

ISDB-Tmm, realtime coder

Baseband
Product Description

R&S®SFC-U-K22

Order number included in base unit

Description

Transport stream player

R&S®SFC-U-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

Extensions
Product Description

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

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 BW2010

R&S®LVDS BU-BU

Order number 1130.1302.00

Description

LVDS cable for digital I/Q input/output

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