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Applied Instruments SATBUDDY Satellite Signal Meter (SATBUDDY)

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Applied Instruments SATBUDDY Satellite Signal Meter (SATBUDDY)

Brand: Applied Instruments           P\N: SATBUDDY          

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Description


Applied Instruments Replaced With SATBUDDY2
The Sat Buddy is a satellite signal meter that measures relative RF signal strength when connected to a dish antenna.


Features


  • Bright LED display, visible even in bright sunlight

  • Strong audible aligning tone

  • Internal rechargeable battery

  • Powers LNB from internal battery or set top IRD

  • Rugged metal enclosure

  • Economical and easy to use

  • We Do Not Ship to Canada

  • BIRDOG signal meters will only be shipped to the customers billing address used when placing the order. We will not ship to third party location.

Specs


The Sat Buddy is a satellite signal meter that measures relative RF signal strength when connected to a dish antenna. It’s great for aligning a dish antenna to receive maximum signal strength, and for verifying signal presence within the in-house cabling network. The compact weather resistant design will stand tough for years of dependable service.

Measurements:
• Signal strength (RF energy 950 to 2150 MHz)
• LNB current draw (mA)
• Voltage supplied by the IRD set top box
• Internal battery voltage

Specifications:
• Frequency range: 950 to 2150 MHz
• Impedance: 75 Ω
• Measurable input level: -48 to -8 dBm total power/-60 to -20 dBm per transponder
• Insertion loss: 3 dB (950 to 1450 MHz)/8 dB (1450 to 2150 MHz)
• Size (H x W x D): 6.5" x 2.7" x 1.1", 1.5 lbs
• Temperature range: 0°F to 125°F/(-17°C to +50°C)
• Connectors: Type F female
• Power: Uses IRD power when connected, otherwise uses internal battery. IRD voltage loss through the SAT Buddy is 1.3 V. Current consumed by the SAT Buddy is 90 mA.
• LNB Power from Sat Buddy: Uses internal battery voltage 12 to 16 V, current limited to 400 mA. Able to continuously power a typical LNB (100 to 130 mA) for 1.8 hours.
• Battery: Internal rechargeable 12 cell (1.2 V, 2/3 AA NiCd) 320 mAh, 14.4 V nominal. Automatic shut off when battery voltage drops to 12.0 volts.
• Battery Charge Time: ±10 hours from wall charger
• Wall Charger Output: 12 VDC, 200 mA, center pin positive, 2.1mm I.D.
• Signal Level Display: Bargraph LEDs left row x 10, right row x 1
• Audible Tone: Dual beep rate with solid tone at peak
• LNB Current Draw: 0 to 500 mA (each LED segment is 50 mA)
• LNB Supply Voltage: 10 to 20 volts (each LED segment is 1V, above 9V)

Standard Accessories:
• Padded carrying case with belt clip
• Wall transformer for charging battery, 120V or 240V
• Automobile cigarette-lighter adapter battery charger


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