Hiltron to launch HMAM-IOT satellite antenna mount and HSC4 universal satellite communication controller at CABSAT 2013

Date: 31/01/2013
Hiltron to launch HMAM-IOT satellite antenna mount and HSC4 universal satellite communication controller at CABSAT 2013

Hiltron has chosen CABSAT 2013 for the introduction of two major additions to its product range: the HMAM-IOT advanced satellite antenna mount and the HCS4 satellite communication controller. The HMCS D-SNG satellite-link monitor and control system will make its Middle East market debut. Exhibiting on stand F6-22, Hiltron will be represented by Sales Director Reinhold Wagner.


New: Hiltron HMAM-IOT satellite antenna mount for cost-efficient uplinks on inclined-orbit satellites

Based on Hiltron's established and successful HMAM motorised antenna mount, the HMAM-IOT incorporates inclined-orbit tracking. To conserve guidance propellant, older satellites are allowed to drift further from their nominal target position than during their main service life. Operators therefore offer greatly reduced transponder capacity pricing. The HMAM-IOT's advanced tracking capabilities enable the antenna to follow these variations in position. It is the ideal solution for cost-efficient uplinks on inclined-orbit satellites.


New: Hiltron HCS4 satellite communications control system

The Hiltron Control System version 4 (HCS4) is a highly versatile controller with a wide range of applications in satellite communication. It allows easy switchover between main and backup devices such as downconverters, high-power amplifiers, waveguide switching systems, MPEG digital video broadcast encoders/modulators and integrated receiver/decoders. The HCS4 can also be used to power, control and monitor optical-fibre transceivers.

"The HCS4 is an evolution of our established HCS3 satcom controller," states Hiltron's Managing Director, Michael Schiestl. "It is available with a touch-sensitive colour LCD screen on the front panel to allow very easy local control. Full remote operation via a user-friendly web-browser-based interface and SNMP is also possible."

 
First Middle East showing: HMCS D-SNG satellite-link monitor and control system

Hiltron's HMCS is a software-based compact monitor and control system which enables the digital satellite newsgathering truck staff to operate a complete satellite link and achieve fast lineup. Integral auto-pointing capabilities allow a satellite feed between two ground locations to be established quickly and easily.

The HMCS is a highly cost-efficient solution for any new HD DSNG truck as well as being an ideal replacement for older satellite link control apparatus. Using a modern graphical user interface with colour-coded alarm message handling, the HMCS provides a highly intuitive and efficient line-up procedure for professional D-SNG systems. This includes full control of contribution encoders.

The HMCS can be integrated seamlessly with Hiltron's D-SNG antenna control unit (HSACU).

Hiltron GmbH (www.hiltron.de) operates from modern purpose-built headquarters at Backnang near Stuttgart. On-site facilities include a large technical operations area with high access doors and ceiling capable of accommodating satellite-link vehicles complete with antennas. The company is part of the Dan Technologies group, one of Europe's leading suppliers of audio, video, transmission products and digital media solutions.
 
The accompanying image shows the structure of Hiltron's new HMAM-IOT inclined-orbit satellite antenna mount.

 
www.hiltron.de
 


Tags: Hiltron GmbH | Hiltron Communications | turnkey satellite systems integrator | DVB MPEG DSNG systems | L Band and IF Band fibre-optic systems | DVB-T encoding and multiplexing headends | ATM/SDH/PDH/IP transport networks | DVB-S/S2 satellite uplinks | VSAT systems | TVRO systems | IPTV headend antenna systems | satcom redundancy-system controllers | fibre-optic and waveguide switches | remote monitoring and control systems | motorised antennas; satellite antenna de-ice controllers | L Band splitters and L Band matrices. | CABSAT 2013 | CABSAT 2013
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