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Applied Instruments DUALBUDDY Satellite Signal Meter (DUALBUDDY)

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Applied Instruments DUALBUDDY Satellite Signal Meter (DUALBUDDY)

Brand: Applied Instruments           P\N: DUALBUDDY          

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Description


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

Features


  • Two LNB signal inputs

  • Warranty repair will be performed within one year from the date of purchase

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

  • Field replaceable connectors

  • 22 kHz switch control (also DiSEqC™ standard)

  • Bright LED display, easy to read even in direct sunlight

  • Strong audible tone with DSB (Dual Signal Balance Mode)

  • Internal rechargable NiMH battery

  • Able to power LNB from internal battery or IRD

  • Rugged, compact, weather resistant design

  • We Do Not Ship to Canada

Specs


The Dual Buddy is a satellite signal meter that measures relative RF signal strength when connected to a dish antenna. The Dual Buddys two input connectors and switching capabilities allow the measurement of separate satellite feeds and simultaneously display their relative signal strength, alowing the installer to easily balance a multi-sat installation. The rugged weather-resistant metal enclosure allows the Dual Buddy to stand tough and give 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: 6 dB (950 to 1450 MHz)/11 dB (1450 to 2150 MHz)
• Size (H x W x D): 6.5" x 2.7" x 1.1", 1.0 lbs
• Temperature range: 0°F to 125°F/(-17°C to +50°C)
• Connectors: Type F female (field replaceable)
• 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: Current limited at 475 mA.
• Internal Battery Pack: Rechargeable 12 cell NiMH 300 mAh, 12-16 V nominal, automatic shutoff, 1.8 hours typical use per charge.
• Battery Charge Time: ±12 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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