MAXNET II Modular RF

MAXNET II Modular RF

CCAP_Compliant_logoATX’s MAXNET II, Platinum Series product line (Patented) provides a fully integrated RF & Optical Signal Management solution. By utilizing the properties of MCX connectors & mini coaxial cable, MAXNET II offers all of the benefits of our original MAXNET line & so much more in a lot less space. MAXNET II provides users with an unlimited number of module configurations to choose from so that they can easily implement their network in any manner they desire. The RF product lineup includes splitting/combining passive modules (16, 8, 4, 2, dual 4-way, & triple 2-ways), DC modules, amplifiers, power supplies, and RF switches.

Key features include:

  • Ultra-dense MCX connector-based RF/optical signal management platform
  • Greater than 200% rack space savings over legacy management solutions
  • Significantly reduces network lash-up complexity by using MCX connectors and miniature coaxial cable
  • 3RU active chassis can accommodate both active & passive modules – up to 24 single-width actives or passives (narrowcast amplifiers, optical receivers) or 12 dual-width modules (optical receivers, optical transmitters)
  • 3RU passive chassis is also available
  • Modules are positioned for front access to test points, controls and pad & EQ locations
  • Active chassis includes monitoring & control over the network (HMS compliant (SNMP v2c)) or through a web browser for all active modules in the chassis. Email alarm notification is also supported.
  • ALL active modules are hot-swappable

MAXNET II Product Overview Pdf

Chassis & Cable Management Options
MAXNET II is offered in a compact 3RU chassis (passive and active versions available). Each chassis holds up to 24 single-width modules or 12 dual-width modules (any combination of modules is possible). The modules push and lock into the chassis so no mounting hardware is necessary. Also available are 1RU passive chassis.

A variety of cable and fiber management options are offered to complete the line.
MAXNET II Chassis & Cable Management Options Pdf

Power Supplies
Hot-swappable, 110, 220 VAC or -48 VDC to 24 VDC power supply modules are available. Redundancy is automatically implemented when two power supplies are engaged into the active MAXNET II chassis and remote powering is accommodated. Voltage, current, temperature, and fan status parameters are easily monitored over the network (HMS compliant (SNMP v2c)) or through a web browser. Email alarm notification is also supported.
MAXNET II Power Supply Specifications Pdf

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Amplifiers
Hot-swappable amplifiers with various technologies (GaAs and Si PP) are available in forward and return amplifications. Frequencies are available up to 1 GHz. Voltage, current, temperature, fan status, nominal RF output power, and RF output power alarm threshold are easily monitored over the network (HMS compliant (SNMP v2c)) or through a web browser. Email alarm notification is also supported.
MAXNET II Amplifier Specifications Pdf

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RF Detector A/B Switch
An RF detector A/B switch and 2-way splitter are housed in one module. It is ideal for automated RF signal back-up or redundant RF amplifier applications. Voltage, current, temperature, nominal RF power levels (A&B), switch position, and alarm threshold are easily monitored over the network (HMS compliant (SNMP v2c)) or through a web browser. Email alarm notification is also supported.
MAXNET II RF Detector A/B Switch Specifications Pdf

Passive Modules
Passives include splitting/combining modules (16, 8, 4, 2, dual 4-way, & triple 2-way), DC modules and a diplex filter. Most passive modules have front access locations for pads and EQs along with front access to -20 dB dual test points.
MAXNET II Passive Splitter/Combiner Module Specifications Pdf
MAXNET II Passive DC Module Specifications Pdf
MAXNET II Broadcast/Narrowcast Combiner Module Specifications Pdf
MAXNET II MCX to F Transition Module Specifications Pdf
MAXNET II Diplex Filter Module Specifications Pdf

Ultra-dense Narrowcast Amplifier Platform
Hot-swappable modules in a new chassis designed to hold standard MAXNET II power supplies and up to 20 single-width active 1 GHz modules, including active combiners and narrowcast amplifiers. Voltage, current, temperature and nominal RF power are easily monitored over the network (HMS compliant (SNMP v2c)) or through a web browser. Email alarm notification is also supported.
MAXNET II Ultra-dense Active RF Products Specifications Pdf

Connectors/Tools, Terminators & Optical Attenuators
A combination of MCX, F, and BNC connectors for miniature coaxial cable enables users to easily interface between the MCX-based MAXNET II platform and legacy F and BNC equipment. MAXNET II’s optimized RF performance, non-blind entry MCX, F and BNC connectors and terminators allow for easy field installation. Predetermined unused ports can be terminated at factory. To ensure quality MCX performance, use ATX’s MCX headend connectors and terminators.
MAXNET II Connectors/Tools, Terminators & Optical Attenuators Pdf
MCX Mini Cable Compression Connector Installation Instructions MPMCX-C/MPMCX-CQ Pdf
MCX Crimp Connector for RG59 HEC2 Cable Installation Instructions MPMCX-HEC2 Pdf
F Mini Cable Compression Connector Installation Instructions MPF-C/MPF-CQ Pdf
BNC Mini Cable Compression Connector Installation Instructions MPB-C/MPB-CQ Pdf

Accessories
ATX has developed several accessories for the MAXNET II, Platinum Series Platform. Items include MCX to F and BNC adaptors, plug-in pads and EQs (along with an insertion/extraction tool), inline MCX pads, mini cable and fiber installation/extraction tools, and replacement fans.
MAXNET II Accessories Pdf

Status Monitoring & Control
SNMP-based (HMS compliancy) and web-based monitor and control functions are enabled for all active modules using software developed in house at ATX’s software development facility. ATX’s MAXNET II products use the HMS standard SNMP MIBs, published by the SCTE http://www.scte.org/standards/. Any retail SNMP manager software or the embedded web page interface can fully control these products without any proprietary software from ATX.

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MAXNET II Manuals
Operation manuals for MAXNET II modules are available below.
MAXNET II Chassis Manual MP3 Pdf
MAXNET II Forward Amplifier Manual QMP1000 Pdf
MAXNET II Return Amplifier Manual QMP200 Pdf
MAXNET II Optical Transmitter Manual MPTX8 Pdf
MAXNET II Return Path Optical Receivers MPRX-8, MPRX2-8, MPRX-8F, MPRX2-4F Manual Pdf 
MAXNET II Optical Receiver Manual MPRXRR-8 Pdf
MAXNET II Power Supply Manual MPAC MPDC Pdf
MAXNET II RF Detector Switch Manual MPRFAB Pdf

Ordering Information
Each pdf file above contains overviews, specifications, and ordering information.