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Applied Instruments XR3 Turbo S2 Satellite Meter (w/ Module)

Applied Instruments Modular XR-3 with Turbo S2 Satellite Module

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Applied Instrument's new XR-3 with Satellite Module is like the Super Buddy on Steroids. It is faster, smarter, runs longer, and it offers a gorgeous easy to read high resolution color display! This is truly the next generation of Satellite Signal Meters!

XR-TS2-01 Satellite Module Features:
  • Compatible with XR-3 Modular Test Instrument
  • Friendly user interface
  • Satellite ID by "align-to-lock" or "automatic scan
  • ID multi-lock algorithm eliminates false positives
  • Powers LNBs and multi-switches
  • Use for L, C, X, Ku, or Ka band applications
  • High sensitivity assures alignment optimization
  • Geo-sensitive "Field Guide" software database stores all compatible satellites and transponders per global region
  • Program and store up to 256 custom transponders
  • Controls multi-LNBs/switches with 22kHz DiSEqC tone
  • Manually tune to custom transponders using front panel keypad
  • Audible tone for signal lock or peak
  • Store measurements for proof-of-performance reporting
  • "Limit Scan" Pass/Fail for key transponders
  • Displays antenna settings (AZ / EL / Skew) based on user's postal code or latitude and longitude coordinates
  • Field replaceable type F barrel connectors
  • Fast system boot-up time in less than 5 seconds

  • XR-TS2-01 Satellite Module Measurements:
  • Demodulates DVB-S, DSS / DIRECTV Legacy, Digicipher 2, Turbo FEC, & DVB-S2 (QPSK & 8PSK, CCM) signals
  • Signal Level (dBm, dBmV, or dBμV) with present and peak bar graph
  • Signal Quality (IRD, C/N, Eb/No, or Es/No)
  • BER (Pre FEC / Viterbi & Post FEC / Reed Solomon) for DVB-S, DSS / DIRECTV Legacy, and Digicipher 2 signals
  • Bad blocks, corrected blocks, and frame errors for DVB-S2 and Turbo FEC signals
  • Voltage output of IRD / IDU (29V max)
  • Current draw of LNB
  • LNB frequency deviation (LNB LO drift estimate)
  • Symbol Rate error
  • Spectrum Screen (frequency on x-axis, amplitude on y- axis)
  • Constellation Screen (I and Q demodulator values)

  • XR-TS2-01 Satellite Module Specifications:
  • Frequency Range: 250-2150 MHz
  • Tuning Resolution: 4 kHz
  • Signal Level Range: -75 to -15 dBm (+34 to +94 dBμV)
  • RF Level Accuracy: +/- 2 dB typical, 3 dB max
  • Signal Lock Formats: DVB-S (QPSK), Digicipher 2 (QPSK & OQPSK), DVB-S2 (QPSK & 8PSK, CCM), DSS / DIRECTV Legacy (QPSK), Turbo (QPSK & 8PSK)
  • Impedance: 75 Ohm
  • LNB Power: 13VDC for V/R, 18VDC for H/L21VDC for DIRECTV SWiM, 29VDC
  • Switch Control: 22 kHz, DiSEqC
  • RF Connector: Type F barrel, field replaceable
  • Warranty: 12 month limited
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • XR-3 Base Features:
  • Durable case with rubber shock guards
  • Color graphic LCD screen, sunlight readable display
  • Glow-in-the-dark numeric keypad with arrow key controls
  • Rechargeable / Easily Replaceable Li-Ion battery
  • USB computer interface for firmware updates
  • Operates while charging via AC
  • Quick charge battery with universal AC or vehicle 12 VDC
  • Modular design for longer life and more flexibility
  • Accepts various easily-swappable modules (sold separately)

  • XR-3 Base Specifications:
  • Battery: Rechargeable Li-Ion, 4400mAh 12.6V Max
  • Run Time/Charge: 4 hours for a single LNA (depends on LNA current draw)
  • Universal AC Charger: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz fast charge and then trickle
  • Vehicle Charger: 12VDC
  • Computer Interface: USB (Ethernet optional)
  • Dimensions: 9W x7H x 2.5D
  • Weight: 3.2 lbs
  • Operating Temperature Range: -20F to 120F (-29C to 49C)
  • Battery Charge Temperature Range..41F to 100F (5C to 38C)
  • Warranty: 12 month limited
  • Specifications subject to change without notice.

  • Kit Includes:
  • XR-3 Modular Test Instrument Base
  • XR-TS2-01 Satellite Module
  • Shoulder strap
  • Cordura protective flap
  • Universal AC switching power supply with line cord (100 VAC to 240 VAC Transformer)
  • Automobile cigarette-lighter adapter battery charge cord (12V DC)
  • PC data transfer cable (USB)
  • Quick start guide
  • XR-3 Base Specifications Sheet XR-TS2-01 Satellite Module Specifications Sheet Benefits and Advantages of the XR-3 vs Super Buddy 29 Satellite Meter Comparison Chart

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    5 of 5 Much better then the original superbuddy February 23, 2021
    Reviewer: JEREMY BROOKSBY from St George, UT United States  
    I’ve been using the super buddy for the last 8 to 10 years. Finally decided to get the new version and what a difference. Faster start up and much more sensitive to sighting in a satellite dish. I’ve been installing dish network and DIRECTV for over 27 years and this is by far the best satellite finder I have ever used.

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    5 of 5 Better than the older model December 16, 2020
    Reviewer: Charles Rice from Pensacola, FL United States  
    Makes satellite finding a breeze!!

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    5 of 5 Did the XR3 perform as expected? Actually better September 1, 2019
    Reviewer: Ron W. from Traveling, United States  
    I’m not a technician so my input would not impress those who are.  I purchased the XR3 to make setting up our Hopper3 easier.

    We’re full time RV’ers.  When in a location for any length of time I set up the Hopper.  We tape our programs and watch them later.  The Hopper gives us the ability to record multiple proms at once.  Our Wally’s don’t.

    After purchasing the XR3 I was able to successfully home and lick the Dish 1000.2wa antenna in under 10 minutes.  I’ve done this once and won’t attempt homing the antenna again until October.

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    4 of 5 Exactly as dicribed. August 23, 2017
    Reviewer: Roy Walters from Hay River, NT Canada  
    Unit looks like it will do the job in need it to do. No manual included, not sure why?

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    5 of 5 Great Service, Great Price and Quick Shipping June 19, 2017
    Reviewer: Nicholas DeCarlo from Red Lodge, MT United States  
    I am sold on TechToolSupply.com!  Super quick shipping and great price!  The technician I spoke with was very helpful and answered my questions in a way that I could understand!  I will be back!  I highly recommend this company to all my electronics friends!

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