8461 NTP Server offers 10/100 Base-T Ethernet interfacing.

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Using optical IRIG-B DC-level shift or Wireline Modulated IRIG-B link with on-board OCXO holdover oscillator, 8461 NTP Server helps to provide critical time synchronization bridge to Isolated Network Domains. Operating with IRIG-B122 or IRIG-B126 time code, unit uses 50 Ohm single-ended BNC RF cable and offers 2:1 to 6:1 modulation ratio. Suitable for defense, SatCom, and wireless applications, server is operated in -40°C to +85°C with PoE.

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Network Time Server With Optical And Wireline Time Reference Interfaces

TRAK Microwave, a Microwave brand of Smiths Interconnect, has announced the addition of the Stratum 1 Network Time Server to its wide range of product offerings.

The 8461 NTP Server from TRAK Microwave helps provide a critical time synchronization bridge to Isolated Network Domains via an optical IRIG-B DC-level shift or Wireline Modulated IRIG-B link with an on-board OCXO holdover oscillator, for ultra-reliable timing. The 10/100 Base-T Ethernet interface provides both configuration and status reporting through a web browser, command line with Telnet, or SSH. The Ethernet port can also be used for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), or an external AC/DC converter can be used for device power. The optical time reference connection uses an ST connector that will operate up to 2000 meters using 62.5/125 μm optical fiber. The Wireline timing interface uses 50 Ohm single-ended BNC RF cable with an input level of 1.0 to 6.0 Vpp, a modulation ratio of 2:1 to 6:1, and operates with time code IRIG-B122 or IRIG-B126.

Designed for defense, SatCom, and wireless applications, this compact device operates from -40°C to +85°C with PoE and -40°C to +85°C with AC/DC power supply. For more information, visit the TRAK Product Library to download a full datasheet on the 8461.

About TRAK

TRAK Microwave Corporation designs and manufactures RF and microwave passive components and sub-assemblies for the defense, space and established reliability industrial communities. The products include a range of standard products and application specific solutions in coaxial, microstrip or waveguide technology which provide our customers and prospective customers with a broad choice of technologically differentiated solutions with an unrivalled existing portfolio of ferrite isolators, circulators, transitions, terminations, loads and couplers optimized to meet exacting requirements and environments.

About Smiths Microwave Smiths Microwave, www.smithsmicrowave.com is a leading provider of components, sub-assemblies, antennas and system solutions, primarily for defense, aerospace, and telecom applications, that test, filter, protect, and process high-frequency signals for wireless communication networks. As a family of brands, Kaelus, RadioWaves, TECOM, TRAK, Transtector, PolyPhaser, LORCH, TRAK Limited, Millitech, EMC Technology, and Florida RF Labs provide exacting solutions for antenna systems for the military and commercial aerospace, transceivers, frequency sources, timing systems, component applications and a wide range of innovative RF, Microwave and surge protection solutions for the wireless telecommunications sector.

Alongside Smiths Connectors and Smiths Power, Smiths Microwave is part of the Smiths Interconnect division of Smiths Group, www.smiths.com, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs more than 23,500 people in over 50 countries.

For more information contact:

Mark Cressman

Smiths Microwave Subsystems



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