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Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 29 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 and 29 Volt Module Powers SWM  WildBlue (SUPERBUDDY 29)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 29 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 and 29 Volt Module Powers SWM  WildBlue (SUPERBUDDY 29)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 29 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 and 29 Volt Module Powers SWM  WildBlue (SUPERBUDDY 29)
Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 29 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 and 29 Volt Module Powers SWM  WildBlue (SUPERBUDDY 29)

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Applied Instruments SuperBuddy 29 Satellite Signal Meter with 21 and 29 Volt Module Powers SWM WildBlue (SUPERBUDDY 29)

Brand: Applied Instruments           P\N: SUPERBUDDY 29          

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Description


Applied Instruments The Super Buddy 29 has all of the great features of the standard Super Buddy satellite meter plus an internal combo 21 volt / 29 volt module to power the new DIRECTV SWM LNBs and the WildBlue / Telesat / Xplornet TRIAs!

Features


  • Tired of loading new satellite plans? Super Buddy 29’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

  • Field Replaceable F - connectors (barrel connectors)

  • SUPERBUDDY29 signal meters will only be shipped to the customers billing address used when placing the order. We will not ship to third party location.

  • 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

  • Current Limit Level of 750 mA; This is enough juice to power even the Dish Pro Plus 3 LNB setup.

Specs


Be "sure of your bird" with the positive ID feature or use the automatic scan to identify the unknown satellite.

Tired of loading new satellite plans? Super Buddys geo-sensitive field guide shows you just the birds visible to your install - ALL of them, and their individual transponders.

In addition to positively identifying the satellite, displayed measurements include signal level (dBm), quality (IRD or C/N), voltage supplied by the receiver, current drawn by LNB, and L.O. frequency drift of the LNB. Super Buddy is compatible with single and multi-LNB configurations.

Navigate easily from bird to bird with left/right arrows and through the individual transponders with up/down arrows. Its the BEST and the FASTEST!

Dont know the angles for your antenna? The zip-code lookup gives you elevation and azimuth for whichever satellite you select.

Satellite delivery is becoming more complex, but the SUPER BUDDY makes it easier! Handle the toughest jobs better, faster and cheaper .

The Super Buddy 29ä is more than just another satellite identification and peaking meter. It has a range of features designed to assist in installation, trouble-shooting and testing of many different satellite systems. The Super Buddy 29 has all of the features of the standard Super Buddy satellite meter, plus an internal 21 volt module that allows it to power the new DIRECTVä SWM LNBs and an internal 29 volt module that allows it to power the WildBlueä TRIAs (will also power TRIAs / LNBs used by Xplornet / Telesat)

Mechanical

• Field Replaceable F - connectors (barrel connectors)
• Rugged durable aluminum case with rubber shock guards and weatherproof gaskets
• Current Limit Levels of 750 mA (13 & 18VDC output), 400 mA (at 21VDC output) and
   325 mA (at 29VDC output)
• Quick charge battery with universal AC or vehicle 12 VDC
• USB Computer interface for upgrading via Internet
• Audible tone for signal lock and peak

Satellite Database

• Positive ID multi-lock algorithm eliminates false positives
• Field Guide holds ALL satellites and ALL their compatible transponders for your global region
• Software updates are available as free downloads from www.appliedin.com
• Manual tune screen allows entry of custom satellites using front panel keypad

Zip Code Lookup
Enter a U.S. Zip Code, Canadian Postal Code, or Latitude and Longitude coordinates to use the following features:
• Display azimuth, magnetic heading, elevation and polarization offset for any satellite
• Display skew or tilt for DIRECTVä or Dish Networkä multi-sat dishes
• Access WildBlueä beam definitions and display arm angle and APA settings

Measurements
• Tunes to individual transponders
• Calibrated Signal Level (dBm, dBmV or dBμV) with present and peak bar graph
• Signal Quality (displayed with familiar IRD value with present and peak bar graph or as C/N, Eb/No,
   or Es/No)
• Bit Error Rate (Post-FEC, Reed Solomon)
• Voltage supplied by IRD
• Current drawn by LNB
• LNB frequency deviation (kHz) to check for LNB drift
• Spectrum Display (frequency on x-axis, amplitude on y-axis)
• Constellation Display (I and Q values)

Switch Control

• DiSEqC (both committed and uncommitted)
• 22 kHz
• DIRECTVä B-Band converter
• Dish Legacy and DishPro
• Zinwell 6x8 and more…

Advanced Testing

• Proof of Performance Test: scan all transponders, save readings and then upload to your PC
• DiSEqC command monitor – monitors DiSEqC command codes from IRD or other device
• Noise Scan – test the frequency response of a cable network (similar to a sweep test)
• Limit Scan – quick test of up to 5 transponders per satellite with pass/fail indication

Compatible Systems
In addition to the standard DSS, DVB-S, and Digicipher 2 systems, the Super Buddy is compatible with the following:
• Low Ku Band FSS Satellites (i.e., Globecast / Telstar 5 / IA5 / Galaxy 25 / Galaxy 19)
• Bell ExpressVu
• C-Band
• DIRECTVä Slimline, MFH-1, MFH-2, SWM and SWM-ODU systems (signal level only for Ka band signals)
• Dish Networkä (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
• Star Choice
• Tachyon
• VSAT systems
• Wild Blueä - includes zip code look up of beam information; compatible with new downstream multi-rate
   technology (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)

Specifications

• Frequency range 950 to 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 (CCM and ACM)
• Impedance 75 Ohm
• LNB power 13 VDC for V/R and 18 VDC for H/L (Current limited at 750 mA)
• 21 VDC for DIRECTV SWM LNBs (Current limited at 400 mA)
• 29 VDC for WildBlue / Telesat / Xplornet (Current limited at 325 mA)
• Switch control 22 kHz, DiSEqC, DISH Legacy
• Battery Rechargeable NiMH 7.2V, 3.6 Ah
• Run time/charge 2.5 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 12 VDC
• Computer interface USB
• RF Connector Double-F barrel field replaceable
• Size (W x H x D) 6.8” x 6.4” x 3.2”
• (17.3cm) x (16.3cm) x (5.8cm)
• Weight 2.9 lbs. (1.3 kg)
• Operating temperature 0°F to 125°F (-17°C to 51°C)

Standard Accessories

• Shoulder strap
• Cordura protective flap
• AC Line Cord for charging battery (Universal 100 to 240 VAC Transformer is built into the meter)
• Automobile cigarette-lighter adapter battery charge cord
• PC Download cable (USB)
• Operation Manual
• Training video (DVD format)
• Power passing splitter (rated from 950 to 2150 MHz) for use when powering WildBlueä TRIA

Optional Accessories

• NS-1 Broadband Noise Generator – for use with Super Buddy Noise Scan feature to check coax cable integrity

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busdriver72 - Tx, Tx - 3/28/2013
This meter is a must for eastern arc.



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This meter is a must for eastern arc.
- Tx, Tx -
When our area switched from western arc to eastern arc satellites my other meters were not perfrming well.You really didnt know the quality of your alignment until you hooked up the satellite reciever.Though it isnt cheap the Super Buddy is a satellite techs buddy.It allows you to choose the company (DISH DirectTV etc.) and the system type (1000.2 1000.4 D500 etc) the LNB etc.Th


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