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DEVA Broadcast DB4005

Advanced FM Monitoring Receiver & MPX Modulation Analyser

The DEVA Broadcast DB4005 is a third-generation digital FM Radio modulation analyser and monitoring receiver, adding a whole new dimension to the idea of accuracy and versatility.

Original price was: €3,020.Current price is: €2,875.


DEVA Broadcast DB4005 – SDR-Based FM Radio Modulation Analyser and Monitoring Receiver

The DEVA Broadcast DB4005 stands as a cutting-edge SDR-based FM Radio Modulation Analyser and Monitoring Receiver. It’s an advanced solution, presenting comprehensive functionalities and high-precision signal analysis for FM broadcasting.

Key Features:

  • Dual Antenna Ports with Built-in RF Attenuator: Providing up to 100 dBµV direct RF Antenna Input, enabling precise signal analysis.
  • Comprehensive Signal Analysis: Offers detailed measurement of modulation and pilot levels, bar graph LED metering, and complete positive and negative deviation monitoring.
  • Advanced Connectivity: Includes LAN port for full TCP/IP remote control, support for Apple and Android devices, and remote listening via an optional GSM modem.
  • Comprehensive Data Logging and Alarming: Built-in data logger, adjustable MIN/MAX alarms for RF, Pilot, Left & Right Audio Levels, MPX, MPX Power & RDS, and alarm dispatch via Email, SMS, SNMP, and GPO.

Technical Specifications:

DAB/DAB+ Radio Input
RF frequency range 168 – 240 MHz
DAB/DAB+ Band III Channels 5A – 13F
Sensitivity 18 dBµV
Input connector BNC 50Ω
In compliance with ETSI EN 300 401
Ensemble acquisition Time 940 ms
L&R Audio 1%, +5.0 to -50.0 dB, 0.1 dB resolution
DAB/DAB+ Radio Metering
Quality indicators RSSI, SNR, CNR, FIC Quality, FIB Errors, FFT Offset
Metadata Displayed Ensemble Label, Component List & ID, Service List & ID, Dynamic Label, PTY, Sample Rate, Bit Rate, Gain, Mode, Service Mode, Protection Info, Current CU & Address, Country, Language, Time & Date
FM Radio Input
Tuning Range 87.1-108 MHz (CCIR)
Tuning Step 10, 20, 50, 100 kHz
Tuner Sensitivity 30 dBµV
Antenna Ports BNC Connector, 50Ω
Antenna Ports Isolation > 40 dB
Dynamic range 100 dB
FM Demod
IF Filter Bandwindth 15 Increments (27kHz – 157kHz, Auto)
Dynamic range 90 dB
Stereo Decoder
Frequency Response (L and R) ±0.1 dB, 10 Hz to 15 kHz
SNR (Stereo) 60 dB, 50 µs de-emphasis
THD 0.15% @ 1kHz, 0.4% from 10 Hz to 15 kHz, 50 µs de-emphasis
Separation 50 dB, 50 Hz to 10 kHz, 50 µs de-emphasis
Crosstalk 52 dB
RDS Decoder
Standards European RDS CENELEC; United States RBDS NRSC
Error Correction & Counting Yes
AF Decoding Yes
CT (Time/Date) Yes
PS (Program Service name) Yes
Group Analyzer Yes
BER Analyzer Yes
Group Sequence Display Yes
FM Radio Metering
RF Level ±1 dB, 0 to 100 dBµV
Audio ±1 dB, +10.0 to -55.0 dB, 0.1 dB resolution
FM Audio (L, R) +6 dBm, 600Ω, balanced XLR Connector
DAB/DAB+ Audio (L, R) +12 dBm, 600Ω, balanced XLR Connector
AES3 (L, R) 5.0 Vp-p, 110Ω, balanced XLR Connector
Alarms 7 Programmable terminals on rear panel, optoisolated
Headphone 6,3mm (1/4″) Phone Jack
Communication Interfaces
Ethernet 10/100 Base-T RJ45 Connector
Measurement Storage
Storage 16GB Build-in Memory Card
Data format Text, CSV
Voltage 100-240V / 50-60 Hz
Power Consumption 20VA
Connector IEC320, Fused and EMI-suppressed
Size and Weight
Dimensions (W;H;D) 485 x 44 x 180 mm
Shipping Weight 540 x 115 x 300 mm / 2.700 kg
HS Code 8527212000

The DEVA Broadcast DB4005 represents the pinnacle of FM Radio monitoring tools, offering comprehensive and precise analysis with its SDR-based core and DSP algorithms. It stands as a critical monitoring solution, ensuring signal quality and continuity while allowing remote control and comprehensive data logging.

With its efficient connectivity, precise signal analysis, and comprehensive reporting capabilities, the DB4005 serves as a reliable tool for monitoring multiple FM radio stations, alerting maintenance staff in case of any irregularities or signal deviation. Its efficient data logging, user-friendly interface, and comprehensive analysis tools make it an indispensable tool for broadcasting stations, providing comprehensive insights for signal quality and continuity.