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Pico Digital Rackmount 1U 30dB 550MHz Headend Amplifier (CA-45RK550)
Brand: Blonder Tongue
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The CA-45RK550 from Pico Digital is a professional re-broadcast grade push-pull amplifier producing signals with extremely low noise and harmonic distortion. The state-of-the-art hybrid amplifier module is preceded by a single transistor stage preamplifier to achieve the total gain of 45dB. The amplifiers are capable of 82 channel operation over the 54-550MHz range. This rack-mounted amplifier make an excellent headend launch amplifiers and are frequently used in conjunction with Pico Digital's passive headend combiners (PHC12G or PHC24G) to overcome losses associated with signal combining in CATV and SMATV systems.
- This product is considered a special order item, and is non-returnable. Please make sure this is the correct version/channel/option for your situation.
- Wide 54-550MHz frequency range (Channels CATV 2-78, 95-99)
- 0.5dB flatness across band provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
- Employs state-of-the art hybrid push-pull technology for distortion- free audio-video quality
- Adjustable slope and gain controls for easy system balancing
- Front panel controls and test point enable easy setup and monitoring
- Double shielded enclosure provides over 95dB RFI shielding performance reducing leakage and ingress
- Built-in lightning and line voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage
The CA45RK550 is ideally suited for amplifying the cable input prior to Pico Digital's CEF channel elimination filter in applications requiring "mix-and-match" channel applications or those requiring local insertion.
||30 dB or 45 dB
|Gain Adjust Range
||0 to 8 dB
||0 to 8 dB variable
||� .5 dB per channel
|Max. Output (@ Max Slope)
||45 dB (54 channels) | -57 dB (cross modulation)
|Second Order Beats
|Composite Triple Beat
|Return Loss In
|Return Loss Out
||115 VAC 60 Hz 4 W
||-10� to +50� C
||19-in.(L) x 3-in.(D) x 1 3 / 4-in. (H)
|Channel Loading Specifications
|Total # of Channels
||7 | 12 | 36 | 54 | 78
|Max. Input Level
||29 dBmV | 26 dBmV | 17 dBmV | 8 dBmV | 5 dBmB
|Max. Output Level (@ Max. Slope)
||66 dBmV | 63 dBmV | 54 dBmV | 45 dBmV | 40 dBmV
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