Satellite content providers can now
also reap the benefits of Antex's years of experience in high-quality
digital audio. Already proven in thousands of commercial applications,
the new line of Antex digital audio satellite receivers allow
content providers to distribute their own wide array of audio
services to commercial and residential subscribers. Antex
satellite receivers offer the best in compression technologies,
performance features, ease of use, and superior build quality
that have become our hallmark.
Designed to meet the needs of the small commercial establishment
and the residential end-user, the DR501 is a single zone,
200-channel capable, compact decoding receiver. Relying upon
the content provider's uplink and formatted programming, the
DR501 provides a high-quality, low-cost audio delivery system
that is easily installed and serviced.
DR500 and DR501
The Antex Digital Audio receiver is the latest tool for satellite
content providers to deliver the highest quality audio programming
to their subscribers. Utilizing advanced digital compression
playback technologies, the Antex DR500 is a compact decoding
receiver laden with features that allows both the provider
and the end-user to customize content and streamline operation.
Relying upon the uplink's formatted programming, the Antex
DR500 is adaptable to a number of compression algorithms and
is designed to be compatible with L-band 1m – 1.5m satellite
dishes. Rely on the Antex DR500 to deliver to your satellite
subscribers the latest in personal audio programming for business
and commercial applications.
The DR501 has all the same specs and capabilities of the
DR500, except the DR501 has the option of receiving ad insertions
via the uplink.
24-bit D/A converters.
Up to 32 programmed channel changes per day with min/hr/day
selectivity and automated programming and volume crossfades
determined locally or via the uplink.
Up to 32 dynamic range channel presets.
Dynamic range compression adjustable in 8 steps from 96dB
Sealed enclosure with minimal heat generation.
LNB power selectable On/Off.
Compact size and light weight.
Satellite signal strength display via front panel LED.
Rear S/PDIF for digital audio out.
Data control port for external billboarding.
2-channel Dolby AC-3 compression adaptable to other formats
per uplink requirements.
Built-in satellite alignment tone generator.
Stereo and mono channel capability.
Front panel LED display featuring Stereo, Mono A, Mono
B, Sync, Authorization, LNB Power, and 3-digit channel display.
DR-501 is programmable with add insertions via the uplink.
The Antex DR500/DR501 Digital Audio Receiver is the
perfect alternative to archaic mechanical tape and CD
automated music systems. The receiver's high channel
capacity allows the content provider to distribute a much
broader and varied level of music/audio service, ensuring
the end-user the proper custom environment. Installation
is simple and quick utilizing the built-in signal strength
meter and tone generator.
ChannelMaster or similar 1.0M Satellite Antenna Dish with
mount and ballasts.
Satellite program uplink facility or authorized downlinkable
Basic remote control with preset capability.
Coaxial cable connection between Antex DR500 and LNB.
LNB: Input frequency: 11.7-12.2 GHz; Output Frequency:
950-1450 MHz; 62dB gain typ.; .6+ noise figure; 10.75 GHz