Continental Electronics 802Ex
Aug 2, 2010 12:00 PM, By Erin Shipps, associate editor
Digital FM/HD exciter
This next-generation exciter is a one-box HD Radio product incorporating embedded exporter and exciter technology. The 802Ex is based on future-focused digital technology that advances performance beyond other FM digital exciters, makes HD Radio much simpler to install and configure, and enhances the FM/HD Radio experience through the application of software updates and firmware plug-ins. Standard in all 802Ex exciters are Continental’s fully-adaptive, real-time forward precorrection, allowing changes in transmitter or RF system performance to be automatically sensed and corrected; software-selectable HD Radio power levels of -20dB, -10dB or any power level in between; hi-res color LCD screen for maximum clarity and accuracy; built-in stereo generator; built-in audio delay (up to 16.4 seconds); synchronization using GPS 10MHz signal; multiple AES3 digital audio inputs; AES3 audio output; standard composite input and two baseband SCA inputs.
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