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Product Image Birdog Ultra Satellite Signal Meter

Birdog Ultra Satellite Signal Meter

$999.95


For over a decade RPS has been the number one source in Canada for the best signal meters in the industry. Installers and DIY customers, we have you covered!

 

Description
The Newest Version of the Birdog; Birdog Ultra! All-In-One Zip Code Look Up, Spectrum Display, Expanded Mesurement Display, All-In-One Power Solution and a new Constellation Diagram. Any one who has used a BirDog will already be familiar with using the BirDog Ultra as the easy to use menu system has been expanded upon to take advantage of the new additional features that the BirDog Ultra offers.

The perfect meter for the Advanced Technician
• New battery provides complete power solution: Li-Pro Lithium Polymer battery gives you up to six hours of battery life or 20 Wild Blue alignments
• Only meter that locks on WILD BLUE
• LNB supply 13 and 18V @ 250mA
• Uses new DMTC technology to pinpoint and lock on Wild Blue Streams
• New Constellation Diagram: Allows you to check for noise on long runs No more questions on your run being to long plug the Ultra in and find out
• Zip Code Look up: No matter where you are at in the country finding your look angles is now as easy as putting in the zip code right on the job site
• Featuring: All-In-One Zip Code Look Up, Spectrum Display, Expanded Mesurement Display, All-In-One Power Solution and a new Constellation Diagram
• Data log
• LNB/Cable Test
• DTV SWM Histogram Function can show up to 9 simultaneous carrier/frequency measurements
• Specifically designed for SWM Technology
• Version: Ultra
• Expanded measurement display for use with WildBlue installations
• 2.1mm Female PSU plug for external charge
• Universal charger 80 to 250V AC
• Spanish language display options
• Easy-to-Ready display with digital enhanced graphics
• Recalls last satellite position upon power-up
• Clear and Easy to use Spectrum Analyzer
• QPSK Constellation diagram
• Twice the satellite memory positions
• RF input range: 950 - 2150MHz
• Input dynamic range: - 65dBm to -25dBm


Additional Information

New Features of the BIRDOG ULTRA!
Spectrum Analyzer ------- Clear and easy to use!
Data Log ------- Upload your installation readings to your PC
Custom Carrier ------- Create your own file while on site and see it lock
QPSK Constellation Diagram ----Detailed diagnosis of digital satellite signals
LNB / Cable Test ------- Measure for open or short circuits in LNB & Cable
Dual display for DTV 101/119 ------- See two satellites at one time, also works with SWM
DTV SWM Histogram Function ------- Up to 9 simultaneous Carrier / frequency measurements


D.M.T.C. Downstream Multi-Rate Technology Compatibility. The BirDog Ultra is Multi-Rate Downstream Technology Compatible and will directly lock on to the next generation of WildBlue™ services as they are introduced over the next few months, eventually the whole WildBlue™ network will adopt the Multi Rate Downstream Technology making some other meters obsolete.

Expanded Measurement Display: The BirDog ultra also features an expanded measurement display for use with WildBlue installations. This allows for extremely fine adjustment to maximize the performance of the WildBlue Ka-Band ODU antenna assembly optimizing the signal available and maximizing the system performance.

Spectrum Display: The spectrum display capability is a useful additional feature for fault finding and trouble shooting installations allowing you to seethe presence of carriers. Used in conjunction with the extensive custom carrier feature you can quickly examine a carrier using the spectrum mode.

Complete Power Solution: The BirDog Ultra provides an all in one power solution without the need for the purchase of additional power step up devices. The BirDog Ultra is equipped with a dual mode power supply delivering 13, 18, 21 and 30 Volts enabling the direct powering of LNB assemblies such as the DIRECTV® SWM™ and ODU utilizing the latest Li-Po Lithium Polymer battery technology providing up to 6 hours of battery life: ensuring it will be ready when you need it!

All in one Zip Code look up: The new Zip Code feature enables you to life quickly enter your installation site Zip Code toobtain your look angles and is pre-loaded as one complete table. Zip Code updates are also available as a single download via the BirDog Ultra support web site.

Constellation Diagram: The constellation diagram is useful tool for troubleshooting and detection of faults (usually caused by faulty equipment introducing noise).

User Friendly: Any one who has used a BirDog will already be familiar with using the BirDog Ultra as the easy to use menu system has been expanded upon to take advantage of the new additional features that the BirDog Ultra offers.

Shock-Resistant Case: A tough ABS plastic case envelops your Birdog Ultra in a tough hard sleeve shock-resistant shell.


Birdog Includes:

- Internal Battery/ Protective Case
- D.C. Auto Charger
- A/C Charger Cord
- USB Interface Cable
- PortSaver

BIRDOG FEATURES:
Audible tune-in signal
Total Software Upgrade
Software stored in Flash memory for later upgrade
DVB and DSS compatible
Pre programmed to most regionally used satellites
Uses USID (Unique Satellite Information Data)
Signal strength and Bit Error Rate (Picture Quality) displayed simultaneously
Easy reading LCD display
Back lit display
Up to 64 satellites may be pre-programmed
32 step bar-graph for Signal Strength plus % readout
32 step bar-graph for BER (Picture Quality) plus % readout
Reading for both Horizontal and Vertical signals
2.4 Ah NiMh battery for accurate and fast charge - 6 hours from flat
Up to 30 installations from 1 charge
Universal built-in charger for use worldwide.
Satellites settings stored in non-volatile EPROM
Short circuit proof on LNB output
Works with standard linear (DVB) and circular (DSS) polarity LNBs.
Drop tested to 1 meter
Weight approx 2 lbs (900gms)
Size (approx.): 6.7x 2.7 x 4.5" (170 x 68 x 115 mm) WxHxD


SUPPORTED SATELLITES:

The BIRDOG satellite menu can be reprogrammed to include only the satellite you are interested in (stores up to 64 Satellite locations). With the purchase of this meter you will be able to download satellite information and update the software via the web.