M4FM-HD Analog and FM-HD Radio Modulation

M4FM-HD Analog and FM-HD Radio Modulation
M4FM-HD Analog and FM-HD Radio Modulation Monitor
Introducing the M4FM-HD. DaySequerra's M4FM-HD is the most powerful analog FM and FM HD
Radio® modulation monitor available today.
Using a state-of-the-art Texas Instruments® DSP, all of M4FM-HD processing takes place in the
digital
domain providing precise, stable measurements. Out-of-tolerance conditions can be reported via
email and 5 user-defined rear panel alarm tallies.
Your M4FM-HD ships complete with a full 3-year warranty.
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M4FM-HD Key Features
Analog FM plus HD Radio – Complete monitoring of HD Radio FM broadcasts including
FM multicast channels HD-2 through HD-8: user-selectable tuning steps and analog FM
50/75 µSec de-emphasis.
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Robust 24/7 performance – stays locked to FM analog, HD-1 or selected multicast stream
during power or I2E interruptions; does not automatically revert to analog!
Built-in RF Attenuator – 30 dB for wide RF input range of <0.5 vRMS to 7 vRMS.
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Time-Alignment – Monitor your HD Radio HD-1/MPS diversity delay using the built-in Split-Mode
feature.
Bright graphic LCD – provides front panel display of DSPrecision demodulated audio, carrier,
pilot, composite and SCA level measurements with better than 1.0% accuracy; RBDS and HD
Radio PAD/SIS, along with network and alarm conditions, audio level, digital audio quality and
carrier quality indications.
High-performance Audio Outputs – XLR balanced analog outputs +4 dBm @ 100% modulation;
front
panel headphone monitor delivering greater than 1W into 8-ohm. Full-time AES3 digital audio
output is available, even when tuned to non-HD signals.
Powerful Alarm Monitor – Simultaneously monitor for loss of MPS and HD-1 Program Audio as
well as loss of:
- Artist Experience artwork
- PSD and SIS data
- RBDS PS and RT fields
- Carrier
- OFDM HD Radio Lock
Each alarm condition has dedicated user-configured parameters.
Email Alerts and Rear Panel Alarm Tallies – Get an email alert direct from your M4FM-HD;
5 user-configured rear panel alarm tallies.
Reset-reboot – via front panel RESET switch and rear panel GPI.
Front Panel Lockout – Prevents unauthorized settings changes.
Composite BNC output – for external subcarrier (SCA) decoding and translator applications.
All tuners are RDS/RBDS capable.
M4FM-HD Powerful Remote Webserver
Built-in Webserver – Remote control and monitoring using any browser on your Ethernet
network; 15 presets per AM-FM band
DSPrecise Analog Modulation Measurements – Simultaneous demodulated audio, carrier,
pilot, composite and SCA level measurements.
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Alarm Monitor – Simultaneously monitor for loss of MPS and HD-1 program audio, Artist
Experience artwork, PSD and SIS data, RBDS PS and RT fields, Carrier and OFDM HD Radio
Lock.
Artist Experience - monitor your broadcasts’ album art, station logo and advertisers’ branding.
Remote Flash upgrades – using its rear panel Ethernet port; tolerant of high-latency networks.
Password protected access.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
FREQUENCY RANGE
87.3-108.1 MHz in user-selected 100 or 200 KHz increments
RF INPUT RANGE
0.5 vRMS to 7 vRMS on 75-ohm BNC connector
SENSITIVITY
< 30 dBf (-90 dBm) for -50 dB Quieting
ANALOG AUDIO OUTPUTS
Left/Right Balanced XLR connectors
+4 dBm into 600 ohm at 100% modulation
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT
AES-3 Professional, 110-ohm transformer-isolated on XLR connector
0 dBFS <0.005% THD+N using HD Radio™ input
HD RADIO™ HYBRID ACQUISITION
<4.5 seconds
IF REJECTION
FM: > 100 dB for SNR -30 dB
HD RADIO™ SPLIT-MODE
MPS Left (on R output) and HD-1 Left (on L output) on Analog, Digital and Headphone
audio outputs
IMAGE REJECTION
> 65 dB
FM ALTERNATE CHANNEL SELECTIVITY
> 70 dB
MODULATION FREQUENCY
30 Hz-100 KHz
HD RADIO™ PAD AND SIS DATA
SIG, SIS, Extended SIS, AAAS, and LOT; PAD including station long and short name,
program type, song file, artist, album, genre and comment fields; Artist Experience album art, station logo and advertiser branding.
RDS/RBDS DATA
PI [Call Letters], PS [Program Service], PTY [Program Type], and RT [Radio Text]
FREQUENCY DEVIATION
±75 KHz for 100% Modulation
FREQUENCY DEVIATION INDICATION
0 to 150% Deviation
Please Note: There are exceptions and special cases on RDS decoding the PI field
that vary from country to country. Not all countries are supported in the current
release firmware; contact sales@daysequerra.com for more details.
FREQUENCY DEVIATION INDICATION ACCURACY
±1.0% @ 0% to 150% Deviation
RDS/RBDS CAPABLE
All tuners are RDS/RBDS capable
COMPOSITE SIGNAL OUTPUT
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
THD (IEEE 185)
IMD (SMPTE)
SNR (IEEE 185)
ALARM NOTIFICATION
5 user-selectable rear panel tallies, front panel indications and email for loss (and
stuck data fields where applicable) of MPS and HD-1 program audio, Artist
Experience artwork fields, PSD and SIS fields, RBDS PS and RT fields, Carrier, OFDM
HD Radio Lock, Multicast Available.
< ± 0.25 dB
< 0.1%
< 0.1%
> 75 dB
CHANNEL SEPARATION (L/R AND R/L)
> 45 dB, 30 Hz to 15 KHz
AC POWER
Auto-sensing 85-264 VAC, 47-63 Hz input
CROSSTALK (L+R) TO (L-R) TO (L+R)
> 45 dB, 30 Hz to 15 KHz
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature: +41 to +105° F (+5 to +40° C)
Storage Temperature: -13 to +140° F (-25 to +60° C)
Relative Humidity: Maximum 85%, non-condensing
PILOT CARRIER MEASUREMENT
<± 0.50% @ 0% to 15% Injection Level
DISPLAY ACCURACY OF ALL MODULATION LEVELS
<±1.0% @ 0% to 100% Modulation
AUDIO OUTPUT
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
DE-EMPHASIS
THD (IEEE 185)
IMD (SMPTE)
SNR (IEEE 185)
< ± 0.25 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
User-Selected 50 or 75 µs
< 0.1%
< 0.1%
> 75 dB
DIMENSIONS
1RU EMI-hardened; 19” (482 mm) W x 14” (356 mm) D x 1.75” (44 mm) H
SHIPPING WEIGHT
10 lbs. (4.5 kg)
WARRANTY
Three years, limited parts and labor
*Email Server not compatible with SSL encryption
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
DaySequerra is a registered trademark of DaySequerra Corporation; all other trademarks remain the property of their
respective owners. This product contains copyrighted and unpublished works, and is ©2012 DaySequerra Corporation.
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