R&S®NA8500 DAB(+) and T-DMB Transmitter Family

Maximum signal quality and reliability

This is a discontinued product
Please note the following successor product(s):

Key Facts

  • Excellent signal quality: high MER of typ. 33 dB
  • Synergy with the transmitter families of the R&S®xx8000 generation
  • Compact transmitters: 1 kW to 4.1 kW transmit power (RMS) in a standard 19" rack

Brief Description

The transmitters of the R&S®NA8500 family transmit very high-quality digital audio broadcasting (DAB) signals in VHF band III.

Features

  • Maximum signal quality
  • Always on air
  • Operating concept and modular design of the R&S®xx8000 transmitter generation

Specifications

DAB parameters
Frequency range VHF band III, 170 MHz to 254 MHz
Supported standards DAB, DAB+, T-DMB

Key Facts

  • Excellent signal quality: high MER of typ. 33 dB
  • Synergy with the transmitter families of the R&S®xx8000 generation
  • Compact transmitters: 1 kW to 4.1 kW transmit power (RMS) in a standard 19" rack

Brief Description

The transmitters of the R&S®NA8500 family transmit very high-quality digital audio broadcasting (DAB) signals in VHF band III. The high availability ensures reliable broadcasting operation.

The high availability ensures reliable broadcasting operation.

Features & Benefits

  • Maximum signal quality
    • R&S®SX801 exciter for digital signal processing
    • Top value in signal quality (MER) for high reception security
    • Excellent RF output spectrum
  • Always on air
    • Reliable and effective liquid cooling
    • Standby systems for any requirement
    • Operational safety due to self-monitoring power amplifiers with overvoltage protection
    • Seamless switchover of the ETI inputs
    • Highly sensitive GPS receiver with fast synchronization
  • Operating concept and modular design of the R&S®xx8000 transmitter generation
    • Operation either hands-on or via web browser
    • Cost reduction due to cross-platform modular concept of the R&S®xx8000 transmitter generation

Specifications

Base unit
Supply voltage 3 × 400 V AC ± 15 %, 47 Hz to 63 Hz three-phase current
Max. installation altitude 2000 m above sea level
(> 2000 m on request)
Operating temperature range +1 °C to +45 °C
Relative humidity (max.) 95 %, non-condensing
Immunity 1)
to fast transients and bursts in line with IEC 61000-4-4 < 4 kV (AC supply),
< 1 kV (signal inputs)
to surges in line with IEC 61000-4-5 balanced < 2 kV (e.g. L1-L2),
unbalanced < 4 kV (e.g. L1-N)
DAB parameters
in line with EN 300401, EN 302077-2, EN 300799
Frequency range VHF band III, 170 MHz to 254 MHz
Supported standards DAB, DAB+, T-DMB
DAB modes I, II, III, IV
MER ≥ 30 dB (typ. 33 dB)
Delay compensation (static and dynamic) time stamp level 5 max. 1 s, step size 61 ns
Signal input 2 × ETI (NI, G.703/NA, G.704), automatic detection; seamless switchover, 75 Ω BNC female or >10 kΩ BNC female (high-impedance), switchable
GPS antenna input optional N female
External reference clock 1 Hz (1 pps) TTL, BNC; 10 MHz, 0.1 V to 5 V, BNC
Operation
Display, keypad and status LEDs local operation and display
Ethernet interface, RJ-45 convenient operation, local or remote, via standard web browser
optional network management interface via SNMP
Parallel remote-control interface optional floating contacts for messages and commands

1) With built-in line-side overvoltage protection; more stringent requirements must be covered by additional measures installed on-site.

To comply with the applicable standards and limit values for the suppression of out-of-band emissions (and also for maintaining the required shoulder distance), the transmitter may only be operated with suitable filters at the RF output.

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