MATV Headend & Signal Monitoring

 

TVSENSE is a fast, secure, back-to-base system designed specifically for MATV Headend and Signal monitoring. It is compatible with all major MATV monitoring hardware on the Australian and New Zealand market. The system complies with DVB-T, DVB-C and analog TV standards with connectivity by simcard, wireless satellite or ADSL. A special feature available on request is the ability to swap between phone providers if a tower goes down.

 

Low cost 24/7 monitoring. Hosted or in-house server packages. Three hardware formats.

Suitable for RF and IP systems.

 

System diagram*

 

*Not all network elements shown

 

Monitoring units

TVSENSE A

Communicates with on-site monitoring hardware, transfers data securely to MS SQL Server, SMS or email and web alerts

TVSENSE B

As for A, plus measures RF output and signal strength from the monitoring hardware and after the first distribution amplifier

TVSENSE C

As for B, plus TTL output for remote hardware reset with 10 x RS232 ports plus USB outlets to extend RS232 port numbers

Server sizes

Lite Server

Embedded server stores data securely for up to 100 TVSENSE units

Std Server

Up to 1000 units

Connectivity

Communication

Ethernet or cellular

 

        A & B Desktop box                                                 A&B Rack mount unit                                       C Back panel

 

Support packages available from your local distributor.


Technical Information

 

Parameter

A&B Desktop

A&B Rack mount

TVSENSE C

Operating Temperature Range

0oC to 40oC

0oC to 45oC

0oC to 60oC

Storage Temperature Range

-20 oC to 70 oC

-20 oC to 70 oC

-10 oC to 80 oC

Humidity Range

5% to 90% RH

5% to 90% RH

0% to 90% RH

Power Supply

12V/2.5A 30W power adapter (100-240V)

AC100-240V Full Range, 50-60Hz, 60W

DC 12V input

Interfaces

4 x Ethernet, 2 x USB

4 x Ethernet, 2 x USB

10 x RS232, 4 x USB

Dimensions (WxHxD in mm)

219 x 40 x 151

432.0 x 283.2 x 44.0

188 x 82 x 276

Structure

Aluminium

Aluminium

Al front panel, steel chassis

Certification

CE/FCC

CE/FCC Class A

CE/FCC Class A

 

 

 

Capability

 

Parameters monitored

DVB- C/T Measurements

Centre Frequency

C/N

RSSI

BER

MER

Time Offset

Frequency Offset

Uncorrectable Packets

Status

 

 

ATV Measurements

Centre Frequency

C/N

RSSI

Frequency Offset

SNR

 

GUI Access

Configuration and Monitoring

 

Silverlight Interface required

 

Graphs Displayable on GUI

 

MER

BER

RSSI

C/N

SNR

 

Alarm routing

 

SMS

Email

Screen/GUI

 

Alarm indication

 

Threshold (Limit)

Derivative (Rate of Change)

 

Typical Data Rate

Wireless 3G

2.5 Mb Down, 1.5 Mb Up