Remote Control Unit Satellite Uplink Power Control Unit

Remote Control Unit Satellite Uplink Power Control Unit
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Remote Control Unit
Satellite Uplink Power Control Unit
WORK Microwave’s remote control unit is perfect for
use with outdoor converter units. Via the front panel,
operators can manually control the configuration of an
outdoor converter similar way to what is possible for
indoor converter units.
Versions that enable the operator to control more than
one converter from the same unit are available
(Options Dual and Multi).
Remote control of the complete setup via RS232,
RS485, or IP over Ethernet is possible utilizing this
control unit. In addition, alarm relay outputs are
provided. For connection to the outdoor unit or to the
remote controlled unit in general, an RS485
connection is used.
Uplink power control
Uplink power control is a hardware and software
option for the Remote Control Unit.
This feature senses a DC signal from a beacon
receiver. If due to additional atmospheric attenuation
caused by rain, snow, clouds, fog, or an antenna
misalignment the beacon signal is attenuated, the
transmitted signal is increased proportionally until a
configurable maximum additional gain is reached or
the maximum gain of the upconverter is reached.

Sampling and update period in seconds

Ratio between decrease of beacon signal and
increase of transmission signal (due to difference
of rain attenuation effect for different frequencies)

Clear sky value of DC beacon receiver signal

Sustain period in seconds (up 3600 seconds) for
which the uplink power control keeps the last gain
increase value (in case of deep fade conditions
where the beacon receiver can lose lock for some
period of time).
The following specifications can be monitored:

DC signal from beacon receiver

Calculated attenuation of beacon signal

Current gain increase of transmission signal
As LNAs or LNBs may show gain variation over
temperature, which would mislead the uplink power
control algorithm, there is an optional input for a
temperature sensor. A temperature sensor can be
mounted close to these LNAs or LNBs. The
characteristic for the temperature compensation can
be configured (only on Standard Remote Controller).
The uplink power control uses a DC signal from a
beacon receiver and also provides an input for a lock
signal or alarm signal from a beacon receiver.
The following parameters can be configured:

Uplink power control on/off

Maximum gain increase in reference to clear sky
gain
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Remote Control Unit
Satellite Uplink Power Control Unit
Model
Monitoring and Control Interface:
Internal Monitor and Control Interface
to controlled unit(s):
RC-CO Remote Control for Outdoor Units
RS232 or RS422/RS485 (Connectors DSUB09 female) (selectable by customer), IP over Ethernet
Standard:
RS422/RS485
Alarm Signal
DC Supply from ODU 12…24 V
Connector: DSUB25 male
Option PS:
RS422/RS485
Alarm Signal
DC Supply to ODU 24 V
Connector: DSUB25 female
Beacon Receiver Interface:
(Option UPC or UPC/TS)
Option Dual/Multi:
RS422/RS485
Connector: DSUB09 male
Differential DC Input:
Voltage Range DC-In+: 0 … 12 V
Voltage Range DC-In-: -12 … 12 V
DC-In+ / DC-In-: max 12 V
Input Impedance: approx 10 k
Beacon Receiver Alarm Input:
TTL Input, Pull-Up to 5 V with 1 k, suitable for external relay closure to GND
Temperature Sensor Interface:
(Option UPC/TS)
Temperature Range:
Relative Humidity:
User Interface:
Mains Power Input:
Mains Power Consumption:
Mains Power Input Connector:
Mains Fuse:
Dimension and Weight:
Connector: DSUB09 male
Output Current: 1 mA, DC Voltage Sensing
Suitable for Temperature Sensor: KTY19-6M (2 k @ 25 °C)
Connector: DSUB09 female
-30 °C … 60 °C operating (the LCD display is operational: -20 °C … 60 °C)
-30 °C … 80 °C storage
< 95% non condensing
LCD, 2 x 40 characters, 4 cursor keys, 2 function keys
Option PS, Dual, Multi:
100 … 240 V AC nominal, 90 … 264 V AC max
50 … 60 Hz
Option PS can supply DC power from remote control to converter unit
Option PS, Dual, Multi:
Typ: 10 VA / 6 W, Max: 55W
IEC C14
2.0 A time-lag fuse
483 x 44 x 270 mm³ (WxHxD), 1 RU (19")
approx. 4 kg
Specifications are subject to change
Order Information:
RC-CO-[Options]
Possible Options are:
UPC
Uplink power control
UPC/TS
Uplink power control with temperature sensor
PS
Power supply on RC-CO
DUAL
Remote Control for two frequency converters
MULTI
Remote Control for up to 8 frequency converters
T
Remote Control for dual channel tracking converters
Cannot be combined with:
DUAL, MULTI, T
UPC/TS
UPC/TS
UPC, UPC/TS
Examples:
RC-CO
RC-CO-UPC
RC-CO-PS
RC-CO-Dual
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