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Applied Instruments Modular Test Instrument Base With Turbo S2 Satellite Meter Module (XR-3-XR-TS2-01)
Applied Instruments Modular Test Instrument Base With Turbo S2 Satellite Meter Module (XR-3-XR-TS2-01)

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Applied Instruments Modular Test Instrument Base With Turbo S2 Satellite Meter Module (XR-3-XR-TS2-01)

Brand: Applied Instruments           P\N: XR-3-XR-TS2-01          

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Applied Instruments The XR-3-XR-TS2-01 from Applied Instruments is a base unit and tuner module kit. It is constructed with a rugged chassis, display and portable power supply that accepts easily swappable modules for test signal measurement purposes. Allowing you to choose only the test modules that your application requires.


  • Durable case with rubber shock guards

  • Color graphic LCD screen, sunlight readable display

  • Glow-in-the-dark numeric keypad with arrow key controls

  • Rechargeable / Easily Replaceable Li-Ion battery

  • USB computer interface for firmware updates

  • Operates while charging via AC

  • Quick charge battery with universal AC or vehicle 12 VDC

  • Modular design for longer life and more flexibility

  • Accepts various easily-swappable modules (sold separately)

  • Friendly user interface

  • Satellite ID by "align-to-lock" or "automatic scan

  • ID multi-lock algorithm eliminates false positives

  • Powers LNBs and multi-switches

  • Use for L, C, X, Ku, or Ka band applications

  • High sensitivity assures alignment optimization

  • Geo-sensitive "Field Guide" software database stores all compatible satellites and transponders per global region

  • Program and store up to 256 custom transponders

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

  • Manually tune to custom transponders using front panel keypad

  • Audible tone for signal lock or peak

  • Store measurements for Proof-of-performance reporting

  • "Limit Scan" Pass/Fail for key transponders

  • Displays antenna settings (AZ / EL / Skew) based on users postal code or latitude and longitude coordinates

  • Field replaceable type F barrel connectors

  • Fast system boot-up time in less than 5 seconds


In the future as your testing needs change, you’ll need only a new module, not an entire instrument.  Test modules that “slide and click” into the XR-3 available now include DBS satellite, VSAT satellite, and cable TV/off-air broadcast. Other modules will follow.  The XR-3 platform is ideal for installers and private cable operators that demand fast, easy signal measurements today and in the future.

Battery.........................rechargeable Li-Ion, 4400mAh 12.6V Max
Run time/charge..............4 hours for a single LNA
(depends on LNA current draw)
Universal AC charger.....100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
fast charge and then trickle
Vehicle charger...............12VDC
Computer Interface..........USB (Ethernet optional)
Size/Weight......................9”W x 7”H x 2.5”D / 3.2 lbs.
(without rubber guards) 22.9cm x 17.8cm x 6.4cm / 1452 g
Operating Temperature Range......-20°F to 120°F (-29°C to 49°C)
Battery Charge Temperature Range..41°F to 100°F (5°C to 38°C)
Frequency Range........250-2150 MHz
Tuning Resolution........4 kHz
Signal Level Range... .. -75 to -15 dBm (+34 to +94 dBμV)
RF Level Accuracy.........+/- 2 dB typical, 3 dB max
Signal Lock Formats..... DVB-S (QPSK), Digicipher 2 (QPSK & OQPSK),
DSS / DIRECTV Legacy (QPSK), Turbo (QPSK & 8PSK)
Impedance.....................75 Ohm
LNB Power....................13VDC for V/R, 18VDC for H/L
Switch Control ...............22 kHz, DiSEqC
RF Connector ................Type F barrel, field replaceable
Warranty.........................12 month limited
Specifications subject to change without notice.

  • Shoulder strap
  • Cordura protective flap
  • Universal AC switching power supply with line cord (100 VAC to 240 VAC Transformer)
  • Automobile cigarette-lighter adapter battery charge cord (12V DC)
  • PC data transfer cable (USB)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Desktop kickstand

  • Hard shell protective carrying case


  • Demodulates DVB-S, DSS / DIRECTV Legacy, Digicipher 2, Turbo FEC, & DVB-S2 (QPSK & 8PSK, CCM) signals
  • Signal Level (dBm, dBmV, or dBμV) with present and peak bar graph
  • Signal Quality (IRD, C/N, Eb/No, or Es/No)
  • BER (Pre FEC / Viterbi & Post FEC / Reed Solomon) for
  • DVB-S, DSS / DIRECTV Legacy, and Digicipher 2 signals
  • Bad blocks, corrected blocks, and frame errors for DVB-S2 and Turbo FEC signals
  • Voltage output of IRD / IDU (29V max)
  • Current draw of LNB
  • LNB frequency deviation (LNB LO drift estimate)
  • Symbol Rate error
  • Spectrum Screen (frequency on x-axis, amplitude on y- axis)
  • Constellation Screen (I and Q demodulator values)

  • Quick Start Guide



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