ETL Systems Debuting New RF over Fibre Design at CommunicAsia in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

R&D experts reveal designs to address industry's fibre requirements

Leading manufacturer of RF distribution equipment and British-based global designer, ETL Systems, is expanding on its product range addressing fibre applications and also its existing portfolio of superior quality RF systems. ETL is adding to its range of products which provide the highest level of redundancy whilst maintaining and improving quality of signals despite a rapid increase in traffic density.

ETL's new StingRay RF over Fibre 100 series is a high density 1U rack mountable chassis housing 16 hot-swap transmit and receive RF over fibre modules and is designed to be used for short distance links between satellite dishes and the teleport.

"This is the most compact unit of its kind on the market, capable of fitting the greatest number of hot-swap transmit and receive fibre modules in the smallest space," said Dr Esen Bayar, Technical Director of ETL Systems. "We have focussed on excellent module to module isolation and this StingRay fibre chassis helps satellite teleports with transition distances up to 10km."

With 25 years experience in designing award-winning equipment, ETL is recognised internationally for its superior quality and very professional one-to-one service offering. Dedicated in-house engineers specialise in originating innovative RF design concepts, and enhancing existing products.Reliability, resilience, and RF performance are the core customer requirements which drive ETL's product innovation and development.

Demonstrations at CommunicAsia 2014

New: ETL Systems' StingRay Fibre Solution – Building on existing RF expertise, the new range will have superior RF specs and provide a unique design for high isolation applications. Full details of the new range are to be launched at CommunicAsia.

New: ETL Systems' Dextra Splitters and Combiners

A new range of web-enabled professional splitters and combiners to cover the L-band frequency range will be available to view at CommunicAsia for the first time. The new Dextra series includes 4-way and 8-way splitters and combiners in both single and dual configurations and 16-way splitters and combiners, available as single units. The range offers consistently excellent RF performance, including high linearity and low noise figure, and outperforms some of the more expensive models available.

ETL Systems' "V series" matrix family

ETL's "V series" matrix family includes the 128x128 Vulcan Matrix (Model VCN-10) which is an extremely compact matrix used for many high resilience high performance applications. Other matrices in the V family include the 64 x 64 Vortex Matrix, the 32 x 32 Enigma matrix, the 16 x 32 Valiant Matrix and the 16x16 Victor Matrix.

The Vulcan's compact configuration offers a cost effective solution for larger RF routing systems. It is housed in a 16U 19" rack enclosure and has extensive on-board monitoring and reporting of RF card amplifier status, CPU and PSU status and HMI communications.

ETL Systems' Alto Amplifier

ETL's Alto series range of L-band Amplifiers will also be on display. The Alto family includes 4, 8 and 16 module options with variable gain and can be remotely controlled via Ethernet and web browser interface. The design of the amplifier is modular, allowing hot-swap of amplifiers and power supplies, and can be controlled locally and monitored via the front panel display with simplified push buttons. It is designed for the front end RF chain and provides amplification and slope compensation from cable loss for teleports and TVRO and head-ends.

To arrange a demo at CommunicAsia 2014, find out more about ETL's new projects, quality of signals and reliability of equipment, where the density of traffic has increased so dramatically, or for any further information please contact


Martyn Gettings

Proactive International PR

+44 (0)1636 812152

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