R&S®GB130 Control unit

For controlling and power supply

R&S®GB130 Control unit
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R&S®GB130 Control unit
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Perspective view of the R&S®GB130 The R&S®GB130 control unit, shown with the R&S®RD130 antenna rotator

Key facts

  • Numeric keypad for direct data entry
  • LCD for plain text display
  • Manual or remote control possible
  • Suitable for wide AC voltage range
  • No maintenance required

Azimuth and elevation control of antenna rotators

The R&S®GB130 control unit is used for azimuth and elevation positioning of antenna rotators. It has illuminated LCD for plain text display and a numeric keypad for data entry. Positioning and data entry can also be remote controlled over the RS-232 or RS-485 controller interfaces. The R&S®CP001 antenna remote control software (ARCOS) is available as an option. The unit can be used to control the R&S®RD130 antenna rotator (azimuth positioning only).

Features & benefits

Manual or remote controlled operation

Can be used in a wide variety of applications

The R&S®GB130 control unit is a state-of-the-art microprocessor controller for antenna rotator positioning. The unit has a backlit LCD with plain text display. Menu control ensures easy and convenient operation. The control unit can be operated with a keyboard or via the RS-232-C, RS-422 and RS-485 interfaces, providing multiple alternatives for operation and integration into customer systems. 

No maintenance required

For carefree operation

The R&S®GB130 control unit is maintenance free. A big advantage at remote controlled sites, since the antenna system does not require personnel on site to care for the positioning system.

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