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Blonder Tongue Broadband CATV Distribution Amplifier (ZCM-48-550)

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Blonder Tongue Broadband CATV Distribution Amplifier (ZCM-48-550)

Brand: Blonder Tongue           P\N: ZCM-48-550          

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Description


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The ZCM-48-550 is an affordable high gain indoor broadband distribution amplifier. The ideal application for this amplifier is for use in a distribution system where the input source is a “cable drop” or the output of a MATV/SMATV headend.

Features


  • 550 MHz high gain distribution amplifier

  • Configurable with or without preamp section by external coax jumper

  • Built-in variable gain and slope controls

  • External UL listed power transformer

Specs


The ZCM-48-550 provides frequency coverage of 54 to 550 MHz and has a flat 50 dB of operational gain. The amplifier also has built-in variable gain and slope controls. This amplifier uses a single push-pull hybrid module and discrete driver stages, capable of delivering high output levels with low distortion, even in systems with 77 channels of programming. A separate preamp (18 dB gain) and postamp (32 dB gain) are included with an external RF loop used to provide overall output capability. The ZCM-48 Series products are housed in compact, aluminum chassis that provides excellent heat dissipation. The ZCM-48-550 is provided with an external UL® listed power transformer.


Technical Specifications


RF

    Frequency Range: 54-550 MHz
    Channel Loading: 77
    Flatness: ±1.00 dB
    Overall Gain: 50 dB
    Noise Figure (a): 5.5 dB
    Output Level: +36/+44 dBmV
    Gain Control Range: 10 dB
    Slope Control Range: 10 dB
    Composite Triple Beat - CTB(b): -66 dB
    Cross Modulation - XMOD (b): -64 dB
    Composite Second Order - CSO (b): -66 dB
    Hum Modulation: -65 dB
    Number Of Hybrids: 1
    Hybrid Technology: Push-Pull
    Impedance - All Ports: 75 Ù
    Return Loss:
        Input: 14 dB
        Output: 16 dB


General

    Power Requirements
        Voltage: 117, ±10% VAC
        Frequency: 60 Hz
        Power: 19 W
    Temperature Range: -10 to +50 °C

Mechanical    
    Dimensions (L x W x D):
        7.50 x 5.63 x 2.00 in.
        191 x 143 x 51 mm
    Weight:
        3.1 lbs
        1.36 kg

Controls (Top Panel)
    Gain: Control
    Slope: Control

Connectors (Top Panel)
    RF Input: "F" Female
    RF Output: "F" Female


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