Time Code Distribution Chassis
Time and Frequency Distribution
TDC3303 Time Code Distribution Chassis
"Smarter Timing Solutions"
2x10 Autoswitch Distribution Amplifier
FEATURES
The TDC3303 is a dual-input, ten-output, low-frequency distribution amplifier in a 1U rackmount
chassis. The TDC3303 provides ten isolated copies of an input signal and is ideal for distributing IRIG-A, B, E, G or H time code. Fault sensing
. 10-channel, low-frequency
of signal levels is provided on all inputs and outputs, status is easily visible via front-panel LED indicators, and monitoring via an RS-232 port is
a standard feature. In addition, remote control and status monitoring via a network port is available as an option. The TDC3303 is unique in
the industry - no other low-cost system offers this combination of capabilities and performance.
. Ideal for IRIG-A, B, E, G or H
Autoswitching
The TDC3303 can be configured for single or dual input operation. If two
inputs are available then the TDC3303 will monitor the input signals. If an
input is removed or the amplitude is greatly reduced it will automatically
switch to the other input. This feature ensures that your critical signals are
always present.
Alarm Input
The TDC3303 is compatible with the alarm output signal from the Meridian
II and Tycho II Precision TimeBase time and frequency standards. If one of
these units is sourcing the TDC3303 and its alarm output goes active, then
the TDC3303 will automatically switch to the backup source. Since this
alarm input may be cascaded to multiple TDC3303 units, bank switching
is supported by simply connecting the inputs with coaxial cable and BNC
T-adapters.
Status Indicators
Front panel LEDs provide you at-a-glance status of the distribution chassis. The TDC3303 provides LED indicators for the power supply(ies), the
two inputs, all output signals and a summary alarm indicator. The summary alarm is also available as an open-collector output on a rear-panel
BNC.
Control and Status Monitoring
The TDC3303 can be configured and monitored by means of an RS-232 serial port. Both the switch and output status can be monitored in this
way. For remote control and monitoring, a network port is available as an optional upgrade.
Dual Power Supplies
For the highest level of power source and supply fault-tolerance, the TDC3303 Time Code Distribution Chassis supports dual redundant, AC or DC
power supplies. The two power supplies can be any combination of AC/AC, AC/DC, or DC/DC.
High Reliability
The TDC3303 uses EndRun’s power-efficient, fanless design and thermal packaging that achieves an estimated MTBF of over 20 years. The
system is made in America, backed by a two-year warranty, a 60-day money-back guarantee, and supported by EndRun’s top notch technical
support team free of charge!
sine wave distribution
(100 Hz to 100 kHz).
time code distribution.
. Single input or
autoswitching between dual inputs.
. High port-to-port isolation.
. RS-232 port
for control and monitoring.
. Ethernet port option for remote
control and monitoring.
. Dual-redundant AC or DC power
supply options.
. 2-Year Warranty.
. 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee.
. Free technical support for life.
TDC3303 Time Code Distribution Chassis
Specifications
TDC3303 front and rear panel views. Shown with optional dual power supplies and Ethernet interface.
INPUTS (A and B):
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Carrier Frequency: 100 Hz to 100 kHz.
Modulation Ratio: Any.
Impedance: 50Ω (or 10 kΩ option).
Amplitude: .7V peak-to-peak to 6 V peak-to-peak.
Protection: Protected to 24V peak-to-peak.
Connector: Rear-panel female BNC.
OUTPUTS (1 through 10):
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Impedance: 50Ω.
Unity Gain: 0 dB, ±1dB.
Port-to-Port Isolation: > 70 dB.
Distortion: Harmonics < -50 dBc @ max output level.
Protection: Outputs may be shorted to ground with no damage.
Connector: Rear-panel female BNC.
EXTERNAL ALARM INPUTS (A and B):
-- Normal State: TTL low.
-- Alarm State: TTL high or high Z (internal 10k pull-up).
-- Connectors: Rear-panel female BNCs.
ALARM OUTPUT:
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All fault indicators are summed providing a common alarm output.
Open collector, 40 VDC max, 100 mA max saturation current.
High impedance when fault condition exists.
Connector: Rear-panel female BNC.
CONSOLE PORT:
-- RS-232 serial port on DB9M connector for control and status information.
-- User-selectable port settings: 9600 to 57600 baud; 7 or 8 data bits; odd, even or no parity;
1 or 2 stop bits. Factory default settings: 19200,8,n,1.
SYSTEM STATUS INDICATORS:
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POWER:
-- 90-264 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 0.5A Max. @ 120 VAC, .25 A Max @ 240 VAC.
-- 110-370 VDC, 0.5A Max. @ 120 VDC.
-- 3-Pin IEC 320 on rear panel, 2-meter cord included.
SIZE:
-- Chassis: 1.75”H x 17”W x 10.75”D.
-- Weight: < 5 pounds.
ENVIRONMENTAL:
-- Operating Temperature: 0˚° to +50˚°C.
-- Storage Temperature: -40˚° to +85˚°C.
-- Operating Humidity: 5% to 90% RH, non-condensing.
-- Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% RH, non-condensing.
COMPLIANCE:
-- CE, FCC, RoHS, WEEE.
OPTIONS:
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One input configuration. Factory default is two inputs with autoswitching.
DC power supply: -48, +12, +24/28, or +125 VDC.
Dual-redundant AC or DC power supplies. Combinations can be AC/AC, AC/DC, or DC/DC.
Network Port: Ethernet 10/100Base-T; RJ-45 connector. Protocols include: SSH, DHCP, Telnet,
SNMP MIB-II (management variables only).
OTHER DISTRIBUTION CHASSIS:
-- FDC3302 High-Performance Frequency Distribution Chassis
-- FDC3300 Frequency Distribution Chassis
-- PDC3301 Pulse Distribution Chassis
RELATED TIME AND FREQUENCY STANDARDS:
-- Meridian II Precision TimeBase
-- Tycho II Precision TimeBase
Input LEDs: Green when a valid signal is detected and red when the signal is absent.
Output LEDs: Green when the output signal is OK and red when a short is detected.
Power LEDs: Green when the power supply is OK, and red when a fault condition exists.
Alarm LED: Red when any fault condition exists.
All fault indicators are summed to provide one common fault.
"Smarter Timing Solutions"
Santa Rosa, CA
CA, USA
1-877-749-3878 or 707-573-8633
sales@endruntechnologies.com
www.endruntechnologies.com
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