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Agile Modulator Integrated BTSC Stereo (option)

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  • Re-broadcast quality performance specifications match those of fixed channel modulators
  • Integrated BTSC Stereo (optional)
  • 60dBmV minimum output for optimum carrier-to-noise performance
  • Precision SAW filter for superior adjacent channel performance enables drop-in channel expansion
  • State-of-the-art digital phase-locked loop (PLL) design guarantees precise frequency locking for solid drift-free operation
  • Superior design including automatic band-splitting filters for excellent carrier-to-noise ratio (>65dB)
  • Bright LED bar graph provides simple modulation set-up
  • Microprocessor tuning control provides digital display with push-button channel selection for ease of installation, configuration and servicing
  • Rear panel interfaces accept baseband video and three audio formats to provide maximum installation flexibility
  • Composite and separate audio and video IF loops allow compatibility with encoders, ghost cancellers and video override applications
  • MPX stereo loop provides encoded stereo input and compatibility with Emergency Alert equipment
  • IRC and HRC input and output offset available for frequency setting in systems using offset channels

Specifications | Ordering Information


RF Output
Frequency Range 54-860MHz
Channels CATV 2-135 / UHF 14-69
Level 60dBmV min
Level Adjustment 20dB
Impedance 75Ω
Frequency Stability ±3 kHz
Audio/Video Ratio -10 to -20dB Adjustable
Output Return Loss -18dB
In Band Spurious -62dB
Out of Band Spurious -65dB
VSB Response -60dB min
C/N (In-Band) >62dBc
C/N (Out-of-Band) >65dBc
IF Output
Video Level 38dBmV
Video Carrier Frequency 45.75MHz
Audio Carrier Frequency 41.25MHz
Audio Level 22dBmV
Composite Level 35dBmV
Video Stability ±3 kHz
Audio Stability ±2 kHz
Impedance 75Ω
4.5MHz Input
Level 37dBmV
Impedance 75Ω
Video Input
Level .7−1.0 V p-p
Frequency Response ±1.0dB max
Impedance 75Ω
Differential Gain <2% typ
Differential Phase <1° typ
Chrom / Lumin Delay ±8 ns
Hum and Noise -60dB
Audio Input
Level − Mono 0.5 V p-p − 1 V p-p
Level − Left Audio 0.5 V p-p − 1 V p-p
Level − Right Audio 0.5 V p-p − 1 V p-p
Frequency Response ±1.5dB max
Impedance 600Ω
Preemphasis 75 µs Switchable
Level 2.2 V p-p
Impedance 500Ω
Frequency Response 1dB, 50 Hz − 14 kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion <0.3%
S/N 75dB
Separation 35dB, 50 Hz − 12 kHz
Power Input 90-260 VAC, 28 W
Operating Temp. -10°C to 50°C
Dimensions 19” (L) x 12” (D) x 1.75” (H)
Weight 7.8 lbs.
Connectors RF & Video “F” type
Audio 600Ω Terminal Strip

Ordering Information

Ordering Information
A860S Agile Stereo Modulator

A860 Data Sheet

This data sheet contains branding from Pico Digital, a recent ATX subsidiary.

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