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Blonder Tongue FM Strip Amplifier (ZSCA-FM)

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Blonder Tongue FM Strip Amplifier (ZSCA-FM)

Brand: Blonder Tongue           P\N: ZSCA-FM          

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Description


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The ZSCA is a low cost, professional quality, 1 Volt, VHF strip amplifier. This unit is designed to amplify and stabilize the level of a single or multiple FM channel in a MATV or SMATV headend. This strip amplifier offers low noise, high output capability, and a wide AGC window, thereby providing a very stable, low distortion signal.

Features


  • Rack mountable - 1 EIA (1.75") rack space

  • Front panel level controls, rear AC convenience outlet

  • Low noise, high output capability VHF strip amplifier

  • Automatic gain control with wide dynamic range

  • Adjustable aural carrier for lower distortion

  • Input and output test ports

Specs


An integrated diplexer allows combining of alternate channels by looping the strip amplifiers in series. Input and output test ports allow for easy setup and testing without disrupting service. Level control is provided for output level. All controls and test ports are located on the front panel for ease of operation. The unit is both electrically and mechanically compatible with Blonder Tongue’s Low Cost Bandpass Filter (BPF-z), Strip Amplifier ZSCA and UHF to VHF Channel Converter (MCX-Uz).

ZSCA-FM Technical Specifications
 
RF
    Frequency Range: 88-108/92-108 MHz
    Maximum Output Level: 64 dBmV
    Maximum Input Level: 42 dBmV
    Minimum Input Level: 12 dBmV
    Output Level Range: 15 dB
    Gain - Min: 52.0 dB
    AGC Range: 30 dB
    AGC Stiffness: ±1 dB at output
    Aural Carrier Trap Range: 10 dB
    Impedance - All Ports: 75 Ù
    Input Return Loss: 5.5 dB
    Output Return Loss: 5.5 dB

General
    Power Requirements
        Voltage: 108-120 VAC
        Frequency: 60 Hz
        Power: 10 W
    Fuse: 1/8 A
    Temperature Range: 0 to +50 °C

Mechanical
    Dimensions (W x H x D):
        19.0 x 1.75 x 3.0 in.
        483 x 44 x 76 mm
    Weight: 4.0 lbs., 1.82 kg

Connectors
    RF Input: "F" Female
    Thru Input: "F" Female
    Diplexed Output: "F" Female
    Input Test Port: -20 dB "F" Female - Front Panel
    Output Test Port: -30 dB "F" Female - Front Panel

Controls
    AGC RF Gain: 15 dB

Indicators
    Power On: LED, Green


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