860 DSPh

860 DSPh

Remote Headend Analyzer

The new Trilithic 860 DSPh is the ideal instrument for managing signal quality in remote headends.

860 DSPh Remote Headend Analyzer by Trilithic Broadband Instruments provides continuous visibility of signal quality, at a price that makes general deployment practical.

  • 24/7 monitoring catches problems early by automatically scanning levels and other key parameters
  • Issues SNMP traps to notify you of problems
  • Remote control lets you take a closer look without driving to the location
  • Remote access with browser enables viewing headend or distribution hub levels with browser equipped analyzer
The answer to managing the performance of remote headends

The 860 DSPh cable analyzer continually monitors forward channel performance, generates SNMP traps if a test is out of limits and provides a live view of problems via the Internet. The 860 DSPh is simple to install, easy to use, and is very cost-effective. Unlike other digital cable analyzers, the 860 DSPh analyzer:

Automatically scans levels, other key parameters

Refreshes all carrier amplitude measurements every 30 seconds (single port).

Compares to user-set limits, issues SNMP Traps

Allows multiple trap definitions for multiple operators. Also Traps on sudden changes in parameters.

Remote control for immediate measurements

Browser-accessible for data uploading and troubleshooting.

Monitor one, four or 16 input ports

Internal switch allows monitoring of up to four ports (with Option). With 1U Adaptor, monitors up to 16 ports (with Option).

Trilithic's 860 DSPh is the ideal instrument for managing signal quality in remote headends or other facilities where access is restricted or local technical personnel are not available.

Based on the powerful, cost-effective 860 DSPi Cable Analyzer, the 860 DSPh remote headend analyzer provides continuous visibility of signal quality, at a price that makes general deployment practical

Using a network of 860 DSPhs, operated through Interrogator monitoring Application Software, the operator can monitor signal quality at many sites throughout his system from a single location and be alerted to problems quickly if they occur. Depending on options, each 860 DSPh remote headend analyzer can monitor the performance of up to sixteen independent inputs.

The DSPh remote headend analyzer is usually set to operate automatically, monitoring key forward and reverse parameters, logging and analyzing measurement data against user-programmable limits. If a parameter falls outside of limits, the 860 DSPh can dispatch a range of SNMP traps to multiple destinations, where Interrogator Monitoring Application Software alerts the operator to the problem. The 860 DSPh can also detect rapid changes in measurement results for a given channel and generate a warning trap.

The operator may take control of the Trilithic DSPh remote headend analyzer directly and use its powerful analytical tools to determine the cause of the problem.

Measurements
  • Channel Level
  • Depth of modulation
  • FM Deviation
  • Hum
  • C/N
  • MER
Test Management
  • All channel levels are given priority and measured every thirty seconds
  • Min, max, avg, and current saved for all measurements
  • All other tests (C/N, Depth of Modulation, FM Deviation, HUM, and MER) are measured between channel scans
  • All data is compared to limit(s) for a Pass/Fail decision, with results stored for 24 hours. (10 minutes in hardware)
SNMP Traps
  • Sends traps on a per-channel basis
  • Escalation/de-escalation of problem prompts new traps
  • Timed resend to catch alarms lost due to network conditions
  • Traps contain all information regarding affected channel, location, and fault
  • 860 maintains MIB of last readings for each test and current state of each channel, available for retrieval by Interrogator
Uses Trilithic Viewer II Trap Management and Viewing Software
  • Provides Trap information in a list display
  • Presents trap occurrences in tree views of deployed 860 DSPhs
  • Compares Trap data to limits
  • Saves Trap data in database
  • Presents Live views of scans or measurement values
  • Displays recent history scans in tabular lists
Remote Access (Web Server):
  • Current alarms available for all channels
  • Current channel information available for all measurements
  • Remote access does not impact scanning speed or SNMP speed

For assistance with any installation, please call Trilithic support at 1-800-344-2412.

This firmware is appropriate for most users, but some companies have specific update policies. In some cases the standard firmware may render certain test functions inoperable. Please contact your manager before updating your firmware.

v.12.10.01.01

  • Enhanced QAM Algorithm

v.11.9.30.1

  • Added "QAM EVS" mode to Test Capabilities of the 860 DSPi.

v.10.6.20.1

  • Prevents an error mode caused by switching input ports in "Live" mode.  The unit now always starts in "NO TEST" mode when the input port is switched.

v.10.4.1.1

  • Boot loader and Application changed to accommodate new flash from pnomyx.
  • Changed digital level tag to say Digital instead of Video.

v.7.7.25.1

  • Improved Switch Calibration when using 1x4 or 1x16 switches.
860 DSPh
860 DSPh Rack Mounted Analyzer - Input Expander
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Rack mounted (2U) unit that increases the number of inputs monitored by a single 860 DSPh from four to sixteen. The complete kit includes: 860 DSPh Input Expander rack mounted (2U) unit, and interconnect & control cables. REQUIRES 860 DSPH RACK MOUNTED ANALYZER.

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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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860 DSPh Rack Mounted Analyzer - US
Remote Headend Analyzer
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Rack mounted (1U) unit for monitoring downstream analog and digital services. Monitored parameters include, Signal Level, Digital Power, C/N, HUM, Depth of Modulation, FM Deviation and MER & BER. Access measurement and channel status over the web with an Internet web browser or 860 DSPi. Each 860 DSPh monitors four ports as an integrated component of the Guardian System II or as a stand-alone monitoring system. The complete kit includes: 860 DSPh rack-mounted (2U) unit, 120/240 VAC Power Supply and AC US Power Cable. REQUIRES WORKBENCH LITE OR WORKBENCH PC SOFTWARE FOR CONFIGURATION. REQUIRES INTERROGATOR SERVER SOFTWARE FOR ANALYSIS.

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860 DSPh Rack Mounted Analyzer - EURO
Remote Headend Analyzer
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Rack mounted (1U) unit with a Euro Power Supply for monitoring downstream analog and digital services. Monitored parameters include, Signal Level, Digital Power, C/N, HUM, Depth of Modulation, FM Deviation and MER & BER. Access measurement and channel status over the web with an Internet web browser or 860 DSPi. Each 860 DSPh monitors four ports as an integrated component of the Guardian System II or as a stand-alone monitoring system. The complete kit includes: 860 DSPh rack-mounted (2U) unit, 120/240 VAC Power Supply, AC US Power Cable and AC Euro Power Cable. REQUIRES WORKBENCH LITE OR WORKBENCH PC SOFTWARE FOR CONFIGURATION. REQUIRES INTERROGATOR SERVER SOFTWARE FOR ANALYSIS.

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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.

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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.

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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.