AVQ1020 (2nd Gen)
ActiveCore® RF Layer Monitoring Receiver

  • In-Band interference detection and visualization
  • A comprehensive set of analyzed parameters and plots
  • A rich selection of tools for remote monitoring

Based on ActiveCore® Platform, AVQ1020 is a monitoring receiver for all major digital terrestrial broadcasting standards including proprietary modulation schemes. It has been designed as an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution for monitoring digital transmitter systems performance. The receiver can be integrated into a transmitter system for remote monitoring applications or used as a stand-alone unit during design verification, production tests, and system calibration.

Specs

Technical Specification:

Supported Standards1: ATSC 1.0, ATSC 3.0, ISDB-T/Tb, DVB-T2, DAB/DAB+, DTMB
Main signal input "RFin":
Connector: 50 Ohm, N-type
Input Level: -50 .. 0 dBm, -20 dBm optimum
Frequency range: 50 .. 1000 MHz
Frequency tuning step: 10 Hz
Reference frequency:
External: 10 MHz: 50Ω, BNC, 1Vp-p, sine
Control and Monitor ports:
Ethernet: RJ45 10/100/1000
Power supply: 110-250V, 50/60Hz AC
Operating temperature: 0 .. 50°C
Dimensions: 1U - 48.3cm x 33cm x 4.3cm (19" x 13" x 1.7")
1 - Subject to licensing

Measurements and Metrics:

  • » RF signal level and its variations;
  • » Signal statistic: MER/SNR, signal RMS, PAR, maximum peak value, signal CCDF, peak compression ratio;
  • » Frequency spectrum including the spectrum tilt, amplitude ripple, shoulder attenuation;
  • » Signal bandwidth and standard specific parameters;
  • » Effects of the transmission system non-linearity in terms of AM-AM/AM-PM curves measured on the broadcasted signal;
  • » Linear distortions found in the output RF signal - group delay and frequency response;
  • » Multipath echo and feedback interference detection, estimation and visualization.

Applications:

  • » Digital transmitter/repeater performance 24/7 monitor;
  • » Remote monitoring for broadcasting repeater system network;
  • » Test and design verification equipment;
  • » Signal analyzer for a wide variety of applications;
  • » R & D;
  • » In-field and production testing.

Documents

Screenshots

AVQ1020ATSC - Spectrum

AVQ1020 Spectrum Plot with In-band Interference

AVQ1020 - Non-linear distortions - AM-AM/AM-PM Diagram

AVQ1020 Non-Linear Distortions - AM-AM/AM-PM Diagram

AVQ1020 Linear Distortion - Channel Response

AVQ1020 Linear Distortion - Channel Response

AVQ1020 Constellation

AVQ1020 Constellation

AVQ1020 Group Delay

AVQ1020 Group Delay

AVQ1020 Statistics

AVQ1020 Statistics

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News

Sep 13, 2019

IBC2019 Started!

Amsterdam is hosting 52nd International Broadcasting Convention.
Sep 05, 2019

ATSC3.0 - A state-of-the-art standard

Challenge of ATSC3.0 deployment consists of proper test equipment, procedures and measurements ensuring a clear signal.
Jul 19, 2019

AVQ1020 1st Gen EOL Notification

AVQ1020 has been redesigned at all levels and the 2nd generation of the device is now in production.
Jun 25, 2019

Avateq's AVQ200 - RF Signal Inspector at NAB2019 (TVTechnology)

AVQ200 -RF Signal Inspector is featured in article 'A Busy Spring: NAB2019, ATSC3.0 And Repack', TVTechnology.

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