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Falcon L-band Block Upconverter

FN-U-X3L1-24147

  • Description

    Model FN-U-X3L1-24147 Falcon L-band block up converter, converting L-band (950 - 1450 MHz) to X-band (7.9-8.4 GHz).

    The Falcon holds up to five converters modules in a compact 1U chassis, which are hot-swap. Each conversion module is 3 slots wide.

    FLEXIBLE module configurations are available. Choose a mixture of up and down, agile and block converters with different operating frequencies, in the same chassis.

    RESILIENCE is also provided from hot-swap dual redundant power supplies and a field serviceable CPU.

    10MHz reference source for external/internal (field replaceable).

    INTEGRATED CONVERTER REDUNDANCY: Hot-swap and field-replaceable 2+1 redundant configuration (with standby input / output) or 1+1 redundant configuration (with standby input / output) available - see separate datasheets.

  • Benefits

    Key Benefits

    • Flexible module configurations with frequency range options. User selectable via HMI or web browser.
    • Reliability in service with dual redundant hot-swap power supplies and CPU, and field serviceable and replaceable frequency converter modules.
    • Compact chassis with capacity for up to 5 modules.
    • Remote Control & Monitoring via RJ45 Ethernet port with SNMP and web browser interface.
    • Local control and monitoring via high resolution touchscreen.
    • 10MHz reference source for external/internal (field replaceable).
    • Redundancy configurations available 2+1 redundancy (with standby input/output) or 1+1 redundancy (with standby input/output) - see separate datasheets.
  • Applications

    Typical Applications

    • Teleports and Earth Stations
    • Satellite Operators
    • Government and Defence
    • Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TT&C)
    • High resilience applications
    • Configurations

      Each Falcon conversion chassis has 17 module slots.

      2 slots are required for mandatory 10MHz reference source and fan.

      Leaving 15 module slots for other RF modules.

      Depending on the configuration the chassis can house up to 5 conversion modules or 3 conversion modules and a redundancy switch.

      Maximum converter module capacity in the chassis is dependent upon the application required.

      Module sizes

      • 1 slot wide - for 10MHz reference source 
      • 1 slot wide - for fan
      • 3 slots wide - for Falcon Up/Down Conversion modules
      • 6 slots wide - for Falcon Redundancy Switch modules

       

    Connector Type Model No. Price Datasheets
    50 Ohm SMA (IN) 50 Ohm SMA (OUT)
    FN-U-X3L1-24147-S5S5
    POA
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    50 Ohm BNC (IN) 50 Ohm SMA (OUT)
    FN-U-X3L1-24147-B5S5
    POA
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