Designed for use in satellite earth stations, the PS-1000 can power and monitor from one to six RF components, such as LNAs, line driver amplifiers, LNBs, block downconverters, or block upconverters. Built-in fault alarms report RF component status to an external computer or monitoring system.

 

Product Details

Features

  • Standard 19" rack panel, 3½" high
  • Dual, redundant power supplies
  • Universal, auto-select AC input, accepts 90 to 264 Vac
  • Monitors RF component bias current to detect faults
  • Powers up to six +15 volt RF components
  • Current-limited outputs
  • Form ‘C’ alarm outputs
  • Chassis slides

Options

  • TTL outputs instead of Form ‘C’ relays
  • Built-in RF components (up to six)
  • 75 W or 50 W power supplies

Specifications

Parameter

Notes

Min.

Nom./Typ.+

Max.

Units

Outputs 6
Output Voltage
  14.5 15.0 15.5 Vdc
Total Load Current
50 W supplies (Option /4)
75 W supplies (standard)
 
3
5
A
A
Max. Output Current per Load
% of ILIMIT setting
90 100 105 %
ILIMIT Settings (Each setting applies to a pair of outputs)
Standard
Available on request
  750
250, 500, 1000, or 1300

mA
mA
Fault Monitor
Per output
Current window comparator

Window Center Adjustment Per output 0 ILIMIT mA
Window Width Setting Per pair of outputs
  10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50, 65 or 100

mA
Alarm Outputs
Voltage Rating
Current Limit
Form ‘C’ relay contacts



PS1, PS2, Devices 1-6, Summary



100
0.5

Vdc
A
RF Specifications (w/ Opt. 9) See Note 1.    
Gain
(Unit = RF component)
(Unit gain)-1

  dB
Gain Flatness
  (as per Unit spec)


Output Power (POUT)
(Unit POUT )-1
  dB
Noise Figure (NF)   (Unit NF)+1 dB
VSWR 50 ohm impedance
2.0 :1
Connectors AC Line Input
DC Outputs
Alarms
RF Input/Output (Option /9)

IEC Male
Molex 2-pin, Male
37-pin D, Male
Type N Female


Power Requirements
Voltage (autoselecting)
Frequency
Power, fully loaded
50 W supplies (Option /4)
75 W supplies (standard)
90
47






80
130
264
63



Vac
Hz

W
W
Temperature Range
Operating
0   +50 °C
Size Rack-mount chassis
  19 W x 3.5 H x 22 D
483 x 88.9 x 560
  inches
mm
MTBF
Base unit only
  130,000
  hours

Functional Block Diagram

Satcom - PS 1000 Power Supply Monitor Functional Diagram