The PNBx1+1 & PNBx2+1 Low Noise Block (LNB) redundancy switching & control systems are designed to power, monitor & switch remote mounted LNB’s to provide a complete turn-key LNB redundancy system.
The systems comprise;
• An RCU50/52 rack mounted control and L-Band switching unit.
• Outdoor LNB’s (to customer specification/ preference).
• Waveguide switch and interconnecting waveguide (standard and custom mechanical configurations available).
• All necessary L-Band and control interface cabling to suit specific site requirements (optional).
The RCU50, 52 units are designed to power and monitor the remote mounted LNB’s and drive remote mounted waveguide switches. A range of 10MHz reference signal generation, locking and pass through options as well as DC supply can also be provided to drive the LNB units either via discrete cabling or multiplexed onto the L-Band cables.
The RCU50, 52 front panel can be provided with manually activated lockable switches, alternatively the RCUH50, 52 unit can be specified which includes a full front panel user interface incorporating a graphics display module, membrane keyboard and features a clear and intuitive control and configuration menu.