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Specifications AMA 310 Basic and Complete D3.0.

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Fequency ranges

SAT: 910–2,150 MHz / Resolution 500 kHz / IF/transponder frequency
TV: 45–1,214 MHz / Frequency-/Channelinput
FM: (VHS) 87.4—108.2 MHz
RC (Returnchannel): 5–65 MHz
EMI: 45–868 MHz
DAB: 170–250 MHz
Resolution in all measuring ranges 50 kHz

Operation

Input: Silicone keyboard with switchable (numeric keypad)
Monitor: 5.5” TFT, VGA resolution (640 × 480)
Display: Separate LCD for measured values (320 × 64)
User prompting: In german and english
Audioreproduction: Integrated loudspeaker, headphone jack

RF-input

IEC socket 75 Ω (DIN 45325)
Returnloss: > 12 dB (5–910 MHz) / >10 dB (910–2,150 MHz)
RF sum power: max. 500 mW (5–910 MHz)
External voltage: max. 70 Veff (DC 50 Hz)

Input attenuator

0–60 dB in 2 dB increments

Level range

Measuring ranges
SAT: 30–120 dBµV
TV: 20–120 dBµV
FM: 20–120 dBµV
RC: 20–120 dBµV
DAB: 20–120 dBµV / Resolution 0.1 dB
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB (at 20 °C) warm-up time > 5 min. / ± 2.0 dB (0 °C–40 °C) warm-up time > 5 min.
Units: dBµV, dBmV or dBm adjustable

Measuring bandwidth (RBW(-3 dB))
SAT analog: 8 MHz
SAT DVB-S/-S2: 8 MHz, 4 MHz or 1 MHz depending on symbolrate
TV analog: Video carrier 200 kHz / Audio carrier 200 kHz
DVB-T: 4 MHz
DVB-C: 4 MHz, 1 MHz or 200 kHz depending on symbolrate
FM: 200 kHz
DAB: 1 MHz
RC: 1 MHz, 200 kHz or 90 kHz depending on bandwidth symbolrate setting
EMI: 200 kHz

Acoustic leve ltrendindicator can be switched on/off

Analyzer

Measuring bandwidth (RBW(-3 dB))
SAT: 8 MHz, 4 MHz, 1 MHz
TV: 4 MHz, 1 MHz, 200 kHz, 90 kHz
FM: 200 kHz, 90 kHz
RC: 200 kHz, 90 kHz
DAB: 1 MHz, 200 kHz

Span (frequency segment)
SAT: Total range, 600 MHz, 150 MHz, 75 MHz
TV: Total range, 300 MHz, 100 MHz, 60 MHz, 30 MHz
FM: Total range, 6 MHz, 3 MHz
RK: Total range, 30 MHz
DAB: Total range, 30 MHz

MAX hold function
Direct switching between analyzer mode and receiver mode

DVB-S (Option)

QPSK demodulator (per ETS 300421)
Symbol rates: 2-45 MSym/s
Frequeny offset (df): Resolution 0.1 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 100 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
CBER (before Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
VBER (after Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 20 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts spacke terrors since the start of measurement

Automatic detection of DVB-S/DVB-S2
Scan function

DVB-S2 (Option)

QPSK/8PSK demodulator (nach ETS 302307)
16APSK, 32APSK
FEC 1/4, 1/3, 2/5
Symbolrates: 2–45 MSym/s
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.1 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 100 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
CBER (before LDPC): 1,00 × 10-8
LBER (nach LDPC): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: to 20 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors since the start of measurement

Automatic detection of DVBS/DVBS2
Scan function

PLS (Physical Layer Scrambling) and MIS (Multiple Input Stream)—option

TV analog

Television standards: B/G, D/K, L, I, M/N
Colour standards: PAL, NTSC, SECAM
Sound demodulator: Sound carrier 1 and 2 / Decoding of MONO, STEREO and dual sound broadcasts
Sound carrier measurement: Sound carrier 1 and 2 relative to the video carrier, in dB
Resolution: ± 1.5 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
Frequency offset (df): Video carrier / Resolution 0.01 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± (0.5 digit + 3 kHz)
Scan function

Videotext

ATV (per ETS 300706)
Sources: SAT analogue, TV analogue, SCART
Zoom function
VPS evaluation (per ETS 300231)

DVB (per ETS 300472) – (only with MPEG-4 decoder)
Sources: DVB-S/S2, DVB-C, DVB-T/-T2, ASI
Zoom function

Subtitle

DVB (per ETS 300743)
Sources: DVB-S/S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, ASI

SCOPE

Oscillographic display of analog television lines in real time
Sources: TV analogue, SCART
Line selection: 1–625 or 1–525 (NTSC)
Zoom function: 1H, 1/2H, 1/4H, 1/8H (H=64 µs)
Pre/Posttrigger: ± 1/2H
Display of low-frequency AM superimposition

NICAM decoder (per ETS 300163)

Sound carrier: 5.85 MHz (B/G, D/K, L) or 6.552 MHz (I)
Decoding of MONO, STEREO and dual sound broadcasts
Measuring parameters BER: 1,00 × 10-5

DVB-C and EURO-DOCSIS

QAM demodulator (per ETS 300163)
Symbol rates: 0.5–7.2 MSym/s
Modulation scheme: 16, 32, 64, 128 and 256 QAM
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 5 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
BER: 1,00 × 10-8 or 1,00 × 10-9
MER: up to 40 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1,5 dB
PJ (Phase Jitter): 0.40°–5.00° / Resolution 0.01° / Measuring accuracy ± 10 % (of displayed value)
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors from the beginning of the measurement
Scan function

PRBS (at return channel)

QAM demodulator
Dates: PRBS23
Symbol rates: 0.3–7.2 MSym/s
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 16, 64 and 256 QAM
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 5 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
BER: 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 40 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PJ (Phase Jitter): 0.40°–5.00° / Resolution 0.01° / Measuring accuracy ± 10 % (of displayed value)
HUM: 0.5%–5.00% / Resolution 0.1% / Measuring accuracy ± 10% (of displayed value)

J83B (US-DOCSIS)

QAM demodulator (per ITU-T J83B)
Symbol rates: 5.057, 5.361 MSym/s
Modulation scheme: 64, 256 QAM
Deinterleaver depths: I=8-J=16, 16/8, 32/4, 64/2, 128/1
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 5 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
VBER (per Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 40 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PJ (Phase Jitter): 0.40°-5.00° / Resolution 0.01° / Measuring accuracy ± 10 % (of displayed value)
HUM: 0.5%–5.00% / Resolution 0.1% / Measuring accuracy ± 10% (of displayed value)
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors from the beginning of the measurement
Scan function

DOCSIS 3.0 analyzer (Option)

DOCSIS 1.1: Physical layer according to ETSI ES 201488-2
DOCSIS 2.0: Conforms completely to DOCSIS 2.0
DOCSIS 3.0: Conforms completely to DOCSIS 3.0

Downstream demodulator
USDOCSIS: see J83B
EURODOCSIS: see DVB-C
Frequency: 111–868 MHz / 111–1,002 MHz

Upstream modulator (DOCSIS 1.1)
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 16 QAM
Symbol rates: 160, 320, 640, 1,280, 2,560 kSym/s
Acess methog; TDMA
Frequency: 5–65 MHz

Upstream modulator (DOCSIS 2.0/3.0)
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 8 QAM, 16 QAM, 32 QAM, 64 QAM, 128 QAM (only S-CDMA)
Symbol rates: 160, 320, 640, 1,280, 2,560, 5,120 kSym/s
Access method: TDMA, A-TDMA, S-CDMA
Frequency: 5–65 MHz

Level
Receive leve: minimum 50 dBµV
Max. Transmission: maximum 114 dBµV
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB (at 20 °C) / ± 2.0 dB (0 °C–40 °C)

Continuous ranging (synchronisation with CMTS)
Continuous analysis of downstream/upstream level

Evaluation of the upstream equalizer parameters (only from DOCSIS 2.0)
Downstream channel utilization (DF = duty factor only from DOCSIS 2.0)
IP synchronisation (only from DOCSIS 2.0)
Scalable PING test (only from DOCSIS 2.0)
Time slice analysis (only from DOCSIS 2.0)
Selection of the upstream frequency for ranging (only from DOCSIS 2.0)
Speed test (data throughput measurement) in the uplink and downlink directions (only for DOCSIS 3.0)
Graphical representation of channel bundling for downstream and upstream (only with DOCSIS 3.0)

Channel Bonding (only with DOSCIS 3.0)
8 × downstream (must be within 64 MHz)
4 × upstream (5–65 MHz)

Scan function

DOCSIS 3.1 analyzer (Option)

Downstream demodulator
QAM (US-DOCSIS) see J83B
QAM (EU-DOCSIS) see DVB-C
Frequency: 108 MHz/258 MHz – 1,218 MHz (switchable diplexer)

Upstream modulator
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 8 QAM, 16 QAM, 32 QAM, 64 QAM, 128 QAM, 256 QAM (only S-CDMA), OFDM (2k and 4k, bandwidth up to 96 MHz)
Symbol rates: 160, 320, 640, 1,280, 2,560, 5,120 kSym/s
Acess methog; TDMA, A-TDMA, S-CDMA, OFDMA
Frequency: 5–85 MHz/204 MHz (switchable diplexer)
Encryption BPI/BPI+

Level
Receive leve: minimum 50 dBµV
Max. Transmission: maximum 114 dBµV
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB (at 20 °C) / ± 2.0 dB (0 °C–40 °C)

Continuous ranging (synchronisation with CMTS)
Continuous analysis of downstream/upstream level

Evaluation of the upstream equalizer parameters (only ScQAM)
Downstream channel utilization (DF = duty factor) (only ScQAM)
IP synchronization
Scalable PING test
Speed-Test with FTP Server at CMTS
Time slice analysis
Graphical representation of channel bonding for downstream and upstream

Channel Bonding (only with DOSCIS 3.0)
32 × ScQAM plus 2 × OFDM downstream
8 × ScQAM plus 2 ×OFDM upstream (5 – 85MHz/ 204MHz)
MER(f) (only OFDM downstream)
Pegel(f) (only OFDM downstreams)

Scan function (only ScQAM downstream)

OFDM DOCSIS (Option)

OFDM-Demodulator
FPGA-based

Bandwidth
24–192 MHz

FFT
4k, 8k

Cyclic Prefix
0.9375, 1.25, 2.5, 3.75, 5.0 µs

Roll-Off
0, 0.3125, 0.625, 0.9375, 1.25 µs

Frequency offset (df)
Resolution: 0.1 kHz
Measuring accuracy: ± 0.3 kHz

Measuring parameters
PLC-Level: 20–120 dBµV
Channel-Level: 35–120 dBµV
PLC_BER: 1.00 × 10-5
MER: up to 45 dB
Resolution: 0.1 dB
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB
HUM: 1.0 %–5.0 %
Resolution: 0.1%
Measuring accuracy: ± 10 % (of displayed value)
Channel spektrum: Realtime
Constellation: Realtime
Frequency response: Realtime
Impulse response: Realtime. Attenuation relative to the primary impulse 0–60 dB. Delay relative to the primary impulse in µs or km.

DVB-T (Option)

COFDM emodulator (per ETS 300744)
Bandwidth: 6, 7, 8 MHz
FFT: 2k, 8k
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 16 QAM, 64 QAM
Guard intervals: 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 3 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
CBER (before Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-6
VBER (per Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 35 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors from the beginning of the measurement

Impulse response: Attenuation relative to the primary impulse 0–30 dB / Delay relative to the primary impulse in µs or km
Scan function

DVB-T2 (Option)

COFDM demodulator (per ETS 302755)
Bandwidth: 6, 7, 8 MHz
FFT: 1k, 2k, 4k, 8k, 16k, 32k
Modulation scheme: QPSK, 16 QAM, 64 QAM, 256 QAM
Guard intervals: 1/4, 19/128, 1/8, 19/256, 1/16, 1/32, 1/128
Pilot pattern: PP1 .. .PP8
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 3 kHz

Measuring parameters (per ETR 290)
CBER (before Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-6
LBER (after Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 35 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors from the beginning of the measurement

Impulse response: Attenuation relative to the primary impulse 0–30 dB / Delay relative to the primary impulse in µs or km
Scan function

DTMB (China-Norm)

DTMB demodulator (per GB20600-2006)
Bandwidth: 8 MHz
Carrier mode: Single carrier modulation (C1) / Multiple carrier modulation OFDM (C3780)
Modulation scheme: 4 QAM, 4 QAM_NR, 16Q AM, 32 QAM, 64 QAM
Guard intervals: PN420v, PN595c, PN945v, PN420c, PN945c
FEC: 0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8
Time interleaver: M_240, M_720
Frequency offset (df): Resolution 0.001 MHz / Measuring accuracy ± 3 kHz

Measurement parameters (per ETR 290)
CBER (before Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-6
LBER (after Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-8
MER: up to 35 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
PE (Packet Errors): to 4 × 109 – Counts packet errors from the beginning of the measurement

Impulse response: Attenuation relative to the primary impulse 0–30 dB / Delay relative to the primary impulse in µs or km
Suchlauffunktion

Constellation diagram

I/Q analysis of digitally modulated signals
Sources: DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, J83B, DVB-T, DVB-T2, DTMB, PRBS
Repetition rate: Real time (not with DVB-T2 and DTMB)
3-dimensional display (Status frequency): In colour
Zoom function: In all 4 quadrants
Stop function: Freezes the diagram
Single carrier display: Only with DVB-T

RC (return channel)

MAX hold function
Receiver setting: CW (unmodulated) DVB-C, J83B, PRBS

FM (VHF)

MONO/STEREO indicator
RDS (Radio Data System): Station name / PI code / Dynamic radiotext
Scan function

DAB/DAB+ (Option)

COFDM demodulator (per ETSI EN 300401)
FFT: 2k
Mode: 1
Modulation scheme: DQPSK
Guard Intervals: 1/4

Measuring parameters
CBER (before Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-6
VBER (after Viterbi): 1,00 × 10-5 (only on DAB+ service playing)
MER: up to 25 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB

DAB+ frame decoding (per ETS TS 102563)
Scan function
TII evaluation

MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 Decoder

Video decoding
MPEG-2 MP@HL: ISO/IEC 13818-2
MPEG-4 AVC: ISO/IEC 14496-10 / ITU-T H.264

Audio decoding
MPEG-2 Layer I/II: ISO/IEC 13818-3
MPEG-2 AAC: ISO/IEC 13818-7
MPEG-4 AAC: ISO/IEC 14496-3
Dolby Digital AC-3
Dolby Digital Plus

DAB Audio decoding
MPEG-1/2 Layer II: ISO/IEC 11172-3 und 13818-3

DAB+ Audio decoding
HE-AACv2: ISO/IEC 14496-3

Chinese font set: GB2312

MPEG-H (HEVC) / MPEG-AVS DECODER

Video decoding
MPEG-H L5.1: ISO/IEC 23008 / ITU-T H.265
AVS/AVS+: AVS1-P2 (Jizhun) / AVS1-P16 (Guangbo)

Common Interface (CI)

2 × PCMCIA slots for accepting up to 2 CA modules according to EN50221
Changing of the CA module via the hinged lid on the top panel of the instrument

ASI

Input
Input level: 500–880 mVpp
Incoming data rate: max. 55 MBit/s
Connection: BNC socket
Input impedance: 75 Ω

Output
Output level: typ. 800 mVpp
Connection: BNC socket
Output impedance: 75 Ω

DVI

Digital video output for connection of a TV with DVI/HDMI input
Source: DVB
Output impedance: 100 Ω
Difference output level: typ. 1 Vpp

SCART

FBAS input: Input impedance 75 Ω (typ. 1 Vpp)
FBAS output: 1 Vpp at 75 Ω

RGB input: Input impedance 75 Ω (typ. 700 mVpp)
RGB output: 700 mVpp at 75 Ω

Audio input L/R: Input impedance 600 Ω (typ. 1 Vpp)
Audio output L/R: 1 Vpp at 600 Ω

USB

USB-A: V1.1 (Full Speed)
USB-B: V1.1 (Full Speed)

Ethernet

RJ-45 / 10Base-T (10 MBit/s)

Remote control (Option AMA.remote)

Through ethernet interface (optional)
SNMP protocol (v1, v2c, v3)

Optical receiver (Option)

Connector: SC/APC (with protective cap)
Wavelength (Lambda): 1,260–1,620 nm (no optical filter)
Max. optical input power: +8 dBm (continuous power)
Return loss: > 40 dB
Equivalent input noise (ON): < 8 pA/√Hz
RF frequency range: 5–2,150 MHz
Input power, nominal: -7 … +3 dBm

Measuring parameters
Optical power: -35 dBm … +9 dBm
Wavelength (calibrated): 1,310 nm, 1,490 nm, 1,550 nm
Resolution: 0.1 dB
Measuring accuracy: ± 0.35 dB

Optical modulation index (OMI): Individual OMI and total OMI
Resolution: 0.1%
Measuring accuracy: ± 10% (of displayed value)

EMI / Electro magnetic interference measurement

Evaluation of the 13-digit identifier for the KFG 242 frequency identification generator and measurement of the interference field strength in connection with the Peilset, consisting of the EMI 240/Y Yagi antenna, EMI 240/V pre-amplifier and EMI 240/K adapter cable, or with the EMI 241 antenna. Other antenna sets can be user defined.

Measuring range
3–103 dBµV/m (with EMI 241)
5–105 dBµV/m (with EMI 240)
Resolution: 0.1 dB
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB (at 20 °C) / ± 2.0dB (0 °C–40 °C)

Upstream monitoring system / UMS

Return channel measurement system (together with appropriate handheld devices)
Measurements during active DOCSIS modem service
Up to 10 handheld devices connectable
Netto data rate of DVB transport stream for data transmission between headend devices and field device: < 700 kbit/s
ASI/IP-TS-Output
ASK modulation for signaling of the handheld device to the head end device

Measurements real-time spectrum
Frequency range: 4.32–65.76 MHz
Measuring range: 0–120 dBμV
Resolution: 0.1 dB
Measuring accuracy: ± 1.5 dB (at 20 °C) / ± 2.0 dB (0 °C–40 °C)

Sweep function
TILT function

Measuring parameters
MER (with QAM-PRBS signal): Measuring range up to 40 dB / Resolution 0.1 dB / Measuring accuracy ± 1.5 dB
BER (with QAM-PRBS signal): Depth of measurement 1,00 × 10-8

CPU

32 bit RISC architecture
RTOS (Real Time Operating System)
FAT32 file system
64 MByte flash disk
Software update: Via USB stick

Tuning memory

Memory locations: 200
Memory preview
Memory protection function
Automatic saving

Printer

Thermal printer
Horizontal resolution: 384 pixel

Remote supply

per RF input

Voltage: 5–20 V
Power: to 500 mA (short circuit-proof)
22 kHz modulation: only at SAT – 0.8 Vpp
DiSEqC: only at SAT – V1.0, V1.1, V1.2, V2.0, UNICABLE, JESS

Current measuring
Measuring range: 0–500 mA
Resolution: 1 mA
Measuring accuracy: ± 2% of final value

Power supply

Line (Integrated power supply)
Mains voltage: 100–120 VAC, 200–240 VAC; 50–60 Hz
Power consumption: max. 45 W

External 12 V (through extra-low voltage jack per DIN 45323)
Voltage: 10–15 V DC
Max. current: 4 A

Battery (Lithium ion battery pack)
Capacity: 14.4 V/6.6 Ah
Operating time: Min. 3 hours / Automatic switch-off with under voltage
Battery management: Capacity display via charge status bars
Charging: Via mains, external 12 V
Charging time: Approx. 6 hours

Enviromental conditions

Operating temperature: 0 °C – +45 °C
Storage temperature: -10 °C – +55 °C
Battery charging temperature: +15 °C – +35 °C

Electromagnetic compatibility

Per EN 61326-1

Protection

PER EN 61010-1

Dimensions

Width: 360 mm
Height: 160 mm
Depth: 300 mm

Weight

Approx. 6.1 kg with installed battery pack

Quantity of delivery

  • AMA.remote PC software

  • Power cable

  • IEC measuring cable 75 Ω

  • USB-Stick

  • Optical cable SC/APC → SC/APC (only AMA 310 Beta)

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