Comtech BDC-5000 Ku Band to L Band Block Down Converter provides non-inverting frequency conversion between Ku Band and L-Band RF frequencies. The Comtech BDC-5000 Ku Band to L Band Block Down Converter features a drop down front panel providing access to two “hot swappable” frequency conversion modules, this unit offers either a mix of conversion functionality or 1:1 redundant system operation.
Designed for rack mounting, the MBT-5000’s 1RU 19-inch chassis front panel contains all operator controls, indicators and displays for local and remote with RF, IF, power, and communications interfaces on the rear. When configured with the redundancy option, the main chassis contains two diode “OR-ed” internal power supplies for increased reliability along with the necessary IF/RF switches.
Comtech BDC-5000 Ku Band to L Band Block Down Converter Key Features:
- Meets or exceeds IESS-308/309
- Facilitates 188-164A system compliance
- Low phase noise
- Powerful M&C support
- Flexible configuration
- RF Band switching in minimal time without requiring tools
- Available 1:1 redundancy in a 1RU chassis
The flexibility of the MBT-5000 makes it ideally suited for:
- Earth stations where L-Band IF products are being integrated into a 70/140 MHz IF infrastructure
- Reconfigurable Multi-Band requirements that are typically found in transportable / flyaway type installations
Comtech Block Down Converter (BDC-5000)
The BDC-5000 field interchangeable module translates a band specific input frequency block (C, X, Ku, or Ka) from the LNA down to the corresponding L-Band frequency block.
Comtech Block Up Converter (BUC-5000)
The BUC-5000 field interchangeable module translates an L-Band input frequency block up to the band specific RF output frequency block (C, X, Ku, or Ka-Band).
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