TeamCast has debuted their VYPER 3000, a new, third generation modulator designed to meet the high availability requirements of modern up-link systems—the unit's two power supplies allow for redundant mains feeds.
The VYPER 3000's four IP inputs can be used as two data inputs (one main, one back-up) and two control ports (one main, one back-up) and the four ASI inputs can be used as one main and two back-ups or as four inputs for multi-stream operation. For instance, four different multiplexes can be carried on a single carrier to feed four different terrestrial channels in Direct-to-Tower applications. Similarly, as many as four independent signals can be carried over a single carrier in DSNG applications. The IP inputs allow the same multi-stream operation as well. The operational redundancy is easily configured using the embedded web server. Furthermore IP inputs can be the back-up for ASI inputs and vice-versa.
VYPER 3000 is inheriting the recognized benefits of previous VYPER generations: high quality output signal, full support of DVB-S/S2/S2X and DVB DSNG modes and codes including 64 APSK modes and 5 percent Roll-Off values for a maximized useful payload, IF and RF outputs, insertion of CID data, easy control through front panel and web-browser.