8300A FST

Forward SpeedSweep Transmitter

The 8300A FST generates forward sweep transmissions that step around system carriers to avoid interference, filling in vacant spectrum areas for a complete view of network frequency response.

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The 8300A FST is an essential part of the system for comprehensive sweep capability in the 1G DSP and 860 DSPi field analyzers.

  • Forward SpeedSweep Transmitter
  • Fast sweep update, even with high concentration of digital channels
  • Measures active system carriers plus injected sweep to obtain high sweep frequency resolution, especially digital carriers
  • Complete plant maintenance solution for 1G DSP and 860 DSPi field analyzers
  • Comprehensive best-in-class measurement functionality in a sweep-capable meter

The 8300A FST is rack-mounted in the headend and generates a sweep that steps around system carriers to avoid interference, filling in vacant spectrum areas for a complete view of the network frequency response.

The 1G DSP and 860 DSP (with FS-1 option) receives the sweep and based on the measured sweep and system carrier levels plots the frequency response. The response is then compared to a stored reference to provide a difference display with the goal of the network design being unity gain from amplifier output to amplifier output, the ideal response will be as flat as possible. The sweep test provides a measure of the RF transmission characteristics of the network between the transmitter and the receiver, and is used as a day-to-day maintenance tool for the RF portion of the HFC network.

 

CAT5e Ethernet Patch Cable - 6 Foot
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CAT5e Ethernet patch cable (6 foot) with 100 Ohm impedance and RJ-45 Male to Male connectors.
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120 to 240 VAC Power Input
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-48 VDC Power Input
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AC Power Cable for Trilithic Products - EURO
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Euro AC power cable for Trilithic products. This is a Euro standard 2.5 Meter power cable with a Continental Europe 2-prong plug Male (IEC 884/CEE 7/VII) to 3-pin shroud plug Female (IEC 320C13). USED AS REPLACEMENT FOR FOLLOWING EURO PRODUCTS: 180 DSP, 360 DSP, 720 DSP, 8300 FST, 8300A FST, 860 DSPh, 860 DSPi, 860 DSPr & 1G DSP. USED AS ACCESSORY FOR FOLLOWING US PRODUCTS: CT-2, CT-3, CT-4, 8310 RSA, 860 DSP, 860 DSPh Input Expander, 9581 SST R3, 9581 SST R4, 9581 SST R5 & 9581 TPX.
AC Power Cable for Trilithic Products - US
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AC power cable for Trilithic products. This is a US standard 6 Foot power cable with a 3-prong grounded plug Male (NEMA 5-15P) to 3-pin shroud plug Female (IEC 320C13). USED AS REPLACEMENT FOR FOLLOWING US PRODUCTS: CT-2, CT-3, CT-4, 180 DSP, 360 DSP, 720 DSP, 8300 FST, 8300A FST, 8310 RSA, 860 DSP, 860 DSPh, 860 DSPh Input Expander, 860 DSPi, 860 DSPr, 1G DSP, 9581 SST R3, 9581 SST R4, 9581 SST R5 & 9581 TPX.

Configuration Software
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Software for the 860 DSP, 860 DSPi, 860 DSPh, and 860 DSPr analyzers and 8300 FST Forward SpeedSweep Transmitter.