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RCI RC2500 Controller for Resolver Based Satellite Antennas
Sale Price: $4,199.00
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RCI 2500 Pol Pot Board Option
Interface module allows potentiometer to be employed as polarization position sensor [Add $350.00]
Additional Product Specs
The RC2500 is designed to provide an upgrade path for users of older, unsupported antenna controllers. The large investment in an antenna system is preserved by retrofitting an existing installation with the RC2500. In addition to the ease of use afforded by the industry standard menu scheme of the RC2000 series, the capability of the antenna system can be enhanced to include features such as inclined orbit tracking and PC remote control.
Size: 19.0´┐Ż x 3.5´┐Ż x 9.0´┐Ż (rack)
Weight: 10.0 lbs.
Temperature: 0´┐Ż ´┐Ż 50´┐Ż C
Input Power: 115/230 VAC, 50/60 Hz., 48 W
Antenna Size: 0.4 ´┐Ż 10.0 meters
Maximum +/- 10´┐Ż standard
Tracking Modes: Intelli-Search´┐Ż, Step Track, Program Track
Inclined Satellites: 5 maximum
2 AGC Inputs: -15 to +15 VDC input range,
4M Ohm input impedance
Control Output: Protected, Open-Collector Relay drivers (Imax: 700mA, Vmax 60V)
Alarm Output: 3A @ 30 VDC or 3A @ 125 VAC both NO and NC
Positioning: Low Voltage Resolver Interface
A reliable all solid-state control section interfaces to many standard antenna-pad-mounted drive housings. Optically coupled drive outputs and limit inputs provide isolation between the outdoor unit and the rack-mounted RC2500. The RC2500 can support a single summary limit input or individual limits for each axis. Antenna Position sensing is performed by high precision resolver system. Overall, the RC2500 is well equipped to handle the demanding requirements for both domestic and international inclined-orbit satellite tracking.
Various configurations or customizations could result in additional fees.
Automatic Positioning: precisely positions antenna with the press of a single key
User Friendly Interface: operator interaction is the same as the Industry Standard RC2000
Easy to Read Supertwist LCD: simultaneously displays Az, El and Pol Angles, Received Signal Strength, as well as current Satellite Name and Longitude
Non-volatile Memory: stores 38 preset position and polarization combinations
Continuous Antenna Status Monitoring: motion limits, drive error, maintenance, emergency stop and runaway conditions
Dual Speed: fast slewing, fine positioning
Inclined-Orbit Tracking: Step Track, Memory & Search modes supported
Solid-State Control Circuitry: 5KV-rated optoisolation, operates with many outdoor boxes
Intelli-Search´┐Ż: eliminates problems associated with traditional searches ´┐Ż search mode may be overridden for transmit applications
Multi-Band Operation: supports Ku, C and L-band satellites
Optional RS-422 PC Control Interface: automated control with many popular packages
High-Resolution Resolver Interface ensures accurate Ku-band positioning
Software Controlled Offsets allows for easy resolver setup
Designed for Future Expansion: designed-in ports for potentiometer-based feed control, RF power measurement circuits, TTLcompatible Digital input, form-C relay output
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