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Glossary

AC Alternate current. AC is used for PSU and most common is 110 or 220-230 Volt. AGC Automatic Gain Control. Adjust an output level to be same independent of the input level in an amplifier. Aperture Refers to the diameter of a satellite antenna. As an example a...

Fiber Optic Link or Coax Cable?

Ultra HD 4K and 8K puts high demand on your reception equipment. No chain is stronger than it’s weakest link and this is why SMW have developed Fiber Optic Links and made technical improvments to out LNBs to meet the DVB-S2X stan- dards - from the antenna to the...

Waveguide flanges

Waveguide flanges Standards MIL-DTL-3922, is a United States Military Standard giving detailed descriptions of choke, gasket/cover and cover flanges for rectangular waveguide. IEC, International Electrotechnical Commission, standard IEC 60154 describes flanges for...