Eddystone XE70

70 Watt FM Exciter / Transmitter

The Eddystone XE70 is an advanced, fully-featured broadcast FM exciter that is also ideally suited for use as a low power stand-alone transmitter.

 

SKU: 103108

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Description

Eddystone XE70: A 70W FM Exciter with Wideband Excellence

The Eddystone XE70 excels in the world of FM exciters, thanks to its innovative wideband design techniques. This high-performance device simplifies the frequency setting process, using easily accessible switches and eliminating the need for further tuning. The XE70 incorporates a unique ultra-linear modulator that delivers exceptional sound reproduction with zero overshoots and artefacts. Its modulator also features a precision TCXO, ensuring remarkable frequency stability.

Key Features:

  • Wideband design for effortless frequency setting.
  • Ultra-linear modulator for superb sound quality.
  • Precision TCXO for exceptional frequency stability.
  • VSWR cut back circuit for protection against adverse conditions.
  • Front panel LCD metering for easy control.
  • Green/red pass/fail LED indicators for system status.
  • Green/red/amber indicator for mute/interlock status.
  • Remote control/monitoring options via TCP/IP or RS232.
  • Variety of supply input options (Universal AC, 12VDC, 24VDC, or 48VDC).
  • Standard composite and SCA/RDS, with customization available.

Specifications:

  • Frequency Range: 87.5 to 108MHz in 50kHz steps
  • Frequency Stability: < ± 200Hz
  • Power Output: Adjustable from 3W to 70W
  • Harmonic and Spurious Output: < -75dBc (9kHz to 1GHz)
  • Spurious Outputs: < -85dBc (87.5MHz to 137MHz @ greater than 500kHz removed from carrier)
  • Synchronous Noise: 0.3% @ ± 40kHz deviation (excluding pilot) at a modulation frequency of 400Hz
  • Input Sensitivity: +8dBu (adjustable) for ± 67.5kHz deviation: 5.5V peak to peak
  • MPX Response: < ± 0.2dB (5Hz – 15kHz)
  • AF THD (Multiplex Version): < 0.1% @ ± 67.5kHz deviation over 40Hz to 10kHz
  • Power Supply (AC): 88-264VAC, 47-63Hz
  • Power Supply (DC): Options for nominal 12VDC, 24VDC, and 48VDC
  • Dimensions: 1U with 500 mm intrusion to rack (including connectors)

The Eddystone XE70 is the epitome of advanced technology in the world of FM exciters. Its wideband design, outstanding sound quality, and extensive features make it a top choice for broadcasters. Whether you need a reliable composite or SCA/RDS solution, the XE70 offers versatility to suit your specific needs. With this exciter, you can achieve excellence in your broadcast operations.