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RF SWITCH MATRICES

ETL Systems has a broad RF switch matrix / router range, providing RF signal distribution for satellite communications. Our range of L-band matrices is more than double that of our nearest competitor, enabling us to offer you the best fit for your requirements

The switch matrix / router products are available in a variety of frequencies including IF-band, L-band and Ka-band and in distributive fan-out or combining fan-in.

 

Dual 8 x 8 Hawk Matrix / Router

ETL’s compact Hawk RF Matrix (router) offers up to 16 x 8 or 8 x 16 routing in a 1U chassis. Designed for the latest LEO constellations, the matrix has capacity for two fan-out / distributive or fan-in / combining 8 x 8 matrix cards.

The Hawk can be fitted with any combination of combining (fanin) or distributive (fan-out) cards depending on application, but is ideally suited for smaller gateways with multiple modems and one or two antennas.
hawk

16 x 16 Victor Matrix / Router

ETL’s compact Victor RF matrix (router) offers up to 16 x 16 routing in a 1U chassis. The matrix series provides fan-out / distributive and fan-in / combining routing options and optional LNB powering. The matrix can be used for L-band, IF and broadband applications.

It can be supplied part populated and expanded via software keys. It is ideal for TVRO, smaller teleports and satellite ground stations, providing the flexibility of RF routing.
VTR

32 x 32 Enigma Matrix / Router

ETL’s flagship Enigma matrix (router) range offers up to 32 x 32 routing in a 6U chassis. With fan-out / distributive and fan-in /combining options.

The Enigma matrix is designed to improve resilience and minimise the risk of expensive downtime for the satcoms user, with single input and output cards and hot-swap active components.
NGM-100 Enigma matrix front view

64 x 64 Vortex Matrix / Router

VTX-100 is the new generation, redesigned Vortex 64 x 64 distributive (full fan-out) L-band matrix building on the 6 year VTX pedigree. Available in a new compact 5U design, smaller than the classic 8U Vortex Matrix range, with enhanced RF performance. The new design L-band (850-2450 MHz) Vortex uses the same leading-edge technology switching cards as the Vulcan Matrix, giving excellent RF performance in a compact chassis.

VTX-100 has a module capacity of 64 inputs x 64 outputs, but can be part populated to any size. A variety of impedances and connector types are available.
VTX

64 x 64 Hurricane Matrix / Router

ETL’s ultra compact 64 x 64 Hurricane matrix (router), offers full fan-out / distributive routing in a compact form factor (4U high) with optional integrated LNB powering fibre inputs, via compatible IO modules.

The Hurricane’s configurable design offers a range of input and output modules (IO modules) with features to suit specific RF needs for each satellite feed. The matrix can be expanded from 8 x 8 up to 64 x 64 in blocks of 8.
HUR

128 x 128 Harrier Matrix / Router

ETL’s ultra compact, fully featured 128 x 128 Harrier L-band matrix (router) offers full fan-out / distributive routing in a compact form factor (10U high) with optional integrated LNB powering and fibre inputs, via compatible IO modules.

The Harrier’s configurable design offers a range of input and output modules (IO) with features to suit specific RF needs for each satellite feed.
The Harrier can be expanded from 8 x 8 up to 128 x 128 in blocks of 8.
HAR

256 X 256 Havoc Matrix / Router

The new ultra compact L-band Havoc Matrix provides routing for up to 256 input and 256 output feeds in a 16U high chassis.

The HAV-80 is a distributive (full fan out) Matrix unit which can be expanded from 16x16 up to 256x256 in blocks of 16. A variety of impedances and connector types are available.
Havoc 256 x 256 matrix front view