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Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 21 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 Volt Module (SUPERBUDDY21)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 21 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 Volt Module (SUPERBUDDY21)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 21 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 Volt Module (SUPERBUDDY21)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 21 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 Volt Module (SUPERBUDDY21)

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Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 21 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 Volt Module (SUPERBUDDY21)

Brand: Applied Instruments           P\N: SUPERBUDDY21          

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Description


Applied Instruments Complete more installs faster and better using the Super Buddy21 with a built-in 21 volt module. Automatic scan feature identifies the unknown satellite. Ideal for DIRECTV, DISH Network, Wild Blue, Star Choice and more!

Features


  • Tired of loading new satellite plans? Super Buddy 21’s geosensitive “Field Guide” shows you just the birds visible to your install — ALL of them, and their individual transponders

  • Navigate easily from bird to bird with left/right arrows and through individual transponders with up/ down arrows. It’s the BEST and the EASIEST!

  • We Do Not Ship to Canada

  • Don’t know the angles for your antenna? The zip code look-up gives you elevation and azimuth for whichever satellite you select.

  • Multi-switch control? DiSEqC? “They’re in there.” Durability? “The best.” Voltage/current measurements? “Of course.” HughesNet cross-pol? “That too.” Signal compatibility? “DSS, DVB-S, Digicipher 2 and Dish 8PSK. Wow!”

  • Ability to LOCK on new Dish Network 118.7 and 129 satellites with 8PSK signals

  • Ability to LOCK on WildBlue internet satellite and able to identify relevant geographic-specific WildBlue spot beam based on your Zip Code

  • Satellite delivery is becoming more complex, but the Super Buddy 21 makes it easier! Handle the toughest jobs better, faster and cheaper with Super Buddy 21.

Specs


                                                                                             
Whats in the Box
• Shoulder strap
• Cordura protective flap
• PC Download Cable (USB)
• Operation Manual
• Training video (DVD format)
• Automobile Cigarette-lighter adapter battery charge cord
• AC Line Cord for charging battery (buil-in 100 to 240 VAC Transformer
Warranty
Beyond Solid Signals return policy this item is covered by the manufacturers limited warranty of 1-Year.

Features

• Provides power to LNBs, including the new DIRECTV SWM LNB models

• Positive ID multi-lock algorithm eliminates false positives         
        
• Field replaceable connectors

• Rugged durable aluminum case with rubber shock guards

ID the satellite by “align-to-lock” or
“automatic scan

Able to manually enter new satellites using front panel keypad

• Geo-sensitive “Field Guide” software stores all satellites
and transponders per region  

• Zip code entry provides antenna azimuth, vertical angle,
and tilt/skew settings

• Controls multi-LNBs/switches with 22kHz/DiSEqC

• Computer interface for future upgrades

• Quick charge battery with universal AC or vehicle 12 VDC

Store measurements for proof-of-performance “POP Scan”

Specifications

Frequency Range................950-2150 MHz

Tuning Resolution...............Individual Transponders

Signal Level Range..............-70 to -10 dBm (-21 to +39 dBmV) (+39 to +99 dBμV)

Level Accuracy....................+/-2 dB typical, 3 dB max

Signal Lock Formats...........DSS, DVB-S, Digicipher 2, 8PSK Turbo

Impedance..........................75 Ohm

LNB Power..........................13VDC for V/R, 18VDC for H/L, 21VDC for DIRECTV SWM LNBs, current limited at 750 mA

Switch Control....................22 kHz, DiSEqC, DISH Legacy


Battery................................rechargeable NiMH 7.2V, 3.0 Ah

Run time/charge.................3 hours for a single LNB
(depends on LNB current draw)

Universal AC charger..........100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
fast charge and then trickle

Vehicle charger...................12VDC

Computer Interface.............USB

RF Connector .....................Double-F barrel field replaceable

Size/Weight.........................6.8”W x 6.4”H x 3.2”D / 2.9 lbs.
(without rubber guards) 17.3cm x16.3cm x 5.8cm / 1.3kg

Temperature Range.............0° to 125°F (-17°C to 51°C)

Warranty.............................12 month limited
Measurements
• Signal Level (dBm, dBmV, dBuV) with present and
peak bargraph

• Signal Quality, familiar IRD value with present and
peak bargraph

• Carrier-to-noise ratio (dB)

• Bit Error Rate (Reed Solomon)

• Voltage supplied by IRD

• Current drawn by LNB

• LNB frequency deviation to check for LNB drift

        
Compatible Satellite Systems
Low Ku Band FSS Satellites (i.e., Globecast /
Telstar 5 / IA5 / Galaxy 25 / Galaxy 19)
Bell ExpressVu
C-Band
DIRECTV Slimline, MFH-1, MFH-2, SWM and SWM-ODU systems (signal level only for Ka band signals)
Dish Network (including Eastern Arc and 118.7 and 129 satellites with locking on 8PSK HD signals)
DTN
HughesNet Ku (also displays cross-pol data from modem)
StarBand

• VSAT systems
• Wild Blue - includes zip code look up of beam information; compatible with new downstream multi-ratetechnology (ACM – adaptive coding and modulation) being used by WildBlue
• Glorystar
• Home2US
• Sky Mexico
• Skyway USA
• Xplornet / Telesat - compatible with downstream multi-rate technology (ACM – adaptive coding and modulation)
Star Choice
Tachyon




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