The 732 Advanced Dynamic RDS Encoder takes RDS to a new level, adding greater functionality and incorporating the latest RDS technology.
The 732 the provides all the tools broadcasters need to ensure an engaging and dynamic RDS presence. It connects with virtually any playout system, broadcasting song title, artist information, station ID's and much more to listener radios. With enhanced RT+ tagging with variable replacement capability.
The 732 is controlled in real-time via a dynamic Web interface or through a large front panel OLED display with easy to navigate menus. Email alarms for pilot loss and DPS/RT not updating. SNMP support. Firmware is remotely updatable via webserver.
- Ira Wilner - Chief Engineer, Monadnock Broadcasting Group
Up to thirty, PS, RadioText messages, or commands may be programmed for transmission at specified times on prearranged dates or recurring days of the week.
Scrolling-PS, RT and RT+ message updates may be delayed in 1-second increments up to 200 seconds to match profanity and transmission diversity delays.
An unbalanced, bridging (BNC) input accepts either the composite/multiplex (MPX) signal (5V p-p, max.) or 19kHz TTL level pilot sync from the stereo generator. The 732 reverts to an internal crystal timebase for monaural transmissions.
An unbalanced, 75-ohm (BNC) outputs the RDS subcarrier to feed a RDS/SCA input.
The RDS subcarrier (at 1/3rd the level of the RDS Output) is internally mixed with the MPX input and the combined signal appears at the encoder output at unity gain.
Subcarrier level is adjustable from zero to 3.7V p-p.
The front-panel OLED and jog wheel allow on-site setup of all operating parameters.
A rear-panel RS-232 connector (DB-9) accepts static encoder programming and dynamic messaging from station automation. The 732 accommodates all common data rates between 300 and 115,200 baud.
A rear-panel Network connector (RJ-45) conforms to TCP/IP networking protocols. Two TCP ports and two UDP port are provided connectivity from multiple data sources.
A built in HTTP server provides control and monitoring of all settings. Firmware updates can be uploaded directly to the unit.
SNMP support allows control and monitoring of all settings.
Emails can be sent for various alarm conditions.
The temporary TA flag is set either by a software command or with a contact closure through a rear-panel terminal strip. The 732 features a programmable TA-timeout utility to preclude TA flag violations.
88VAC-264VAC, 48Hz-63Hz; (‘universal’); 12W
· 23” x 16” x 2” (2U); 8 lbs
· 584mm x 406mm x 51mm ; 3.6 kg
Continuous operation at ambient temperatures between 32ºF/0ºC and 122ºF/50ºC; 0-95% relative humidity, non-condensing, altitudes to 10,000ft/3,048m.