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Enigma Extended L-band Matrix (Uplink) 32 x 32 with enhanced RF performance

NGMC-102

  • Description

    The new extended L-band matrix is used to provide flexibility in the routing of antennas to receivers or modems; to allow remote routing of satellite signals to receivers or modems; and to help optimise the use of receiving capacity. The extended bandwidth of the Enigma Matrix is also suitable for HTS applications.

    Model NGMC-102 Enigma is a combining (full fan-in) Matrix. The Enigma Matrix is housed in a 6U 19" rack enclosure and has a module capacity of 32 inputs x 32outputs and can be part populated to any size. It's new capacitive touchscreen provides ease of use and additional durability.

    Now in its 4th generation, the Enigma L-band Matrix has proved to have genuinely high performance with excellent flatness or frequency response, excellent isolation, and linearity - a truly leading edge L-band Router. The Enigma L-band Switch matrix can also be incorporated into an overall automatic redundancy Network Management System to enhance the resilience of the overall earth station equipment.

    A variety of impedances and connector types are available.

  • Benefits

    Key benefits

    • Simple 'plug & go' installation
    • Expansion of RF Matrix to 512 x 512
    • Combining (full fan-in) matrix 
    • Continuous on-board monitoring and reporting of RF card amplifier status, CPU and PSU status and HMI communications
    • Reliability in service with hot-swappable active components
    • All settings are retained after a communications/power failure
    • Capacitive touchscreen with remote connection via RS232/485 serial and RJ45 Ethernet ports
    • Web Browser interface is provided as standard with the Enigma L-band Switch Matrix

     

    For full technical specifications, please see the product datasheet.

  • Applications

    Typical Applications

    • Live news & sport traffic
    • Satellite communications applications in teleport's and ground stations
    • Signal monitoring of satellite traffic
    • RF content acquisition for TVRO & IPTV head ends
    • Remote controlled unmanned satcoms sites
    • Test environment applications such as lab resource testing, net mobility testing & large scale wireless testing
  • Matrix Types

    Non blocking this means any input can be routed to any output

    Full fan-in matrix (or fully combining matrix) any input can be routed to any output. Many inputs can be routed to each output. Each input can only be routed to one output. Tends to be more TX.

    In general, our solid state (L-band) matrices are non-blocking.

  • Matrix Sizes

    The Enigma Matrix has a full capacity of 32 inputs x 32 outputs, but can be supplied part-populated in single input / output increments - such as 15x25 or 32x16.  It can then be hot expanded to 32x32.  Larger systems can be made using multiple (Enigma) modules with system splitters and / or combiners – such as 32x64 or 32x128 up to a maximum of 512x512.

    We also have modules with other capacities - please see;

    Victor Matrix - Up to 16 input x 16 output (populated in increments of 4)

    Hurricane Matrix - up to 64 inputs x 64 outputs (populated by increments of 8)

    Vortex Matrix - Up to 64 inputs x 64 outputs (populated in increments of 16)

    Vulcan Matrix - Up to 128 inputs x 128 outputs (populated in increments of 8) 

Connector Type Model No. Datasheets
50 Ohm SMA
NGMC-102-S5S5
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50 Ohm BNC
NGMC-102-B5B5
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75 Ohm BNC
NGMC-102-B7B7
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75 Ohm F-type
NGMC-102-F7F7
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