Newtec Satcom USS0202 Universal Redundancy Switch

USS0202 Universal Redundancy Switch

The Newtec USS0202 Universal Redundancy Switch is a state-of-the-art product designed to provide a cost effective and scalable 1+1 and N+1 protection scheme for a wide variety of equipment such as modulators, demodulators, modems and converters. Advanced features allow optimizing the switching time and implementing efficient protection schemes.

The USS0202 series meets simple and complex demanding protection requirements by operating and controlling up to 36 switching modules embedded in the main unit, or, for complex configurations, in up to seven USS0203 extension units. Grouping of subgroups of devices and switches allows 1 USS system to monitor and configure several independent redundancy setups thereby allowing a compact solution for covering redundancy needs of a complex setup. Switching can be done automatically through alarm contacts, manually through the front panel, a dedicated webGUI, or remotely via a monitoring and control system.

When the automatic mode is activated, the 0202 monitors continuously the protected devices. In case of alarm on one of those, the 0202 triggers a redundancy switch towards the spare device, according to rules defined by the set of parameters governing the switching operation. The USS series switches are easy to install, configure, control and operate. Its SNMP interface allows simple integration into NMS systems. The USS series also allows defining a large set of switching behaviours through the use of a limited set of parameters.

This versatile switch provides a wide range of switching capabilities for almost any input and output signals used in satellite communications. The range of switchable signals include ASI or IP, as well as IF, L-band or RF band signals.

Key Features

  • Switchable signals: ASI, IP, IF, L-band and RF-band
  • Logical GbE Switching for interfacing with IP modems
  • User-configurable switching logic
  • Standalone operation or easily integrated into NMS systems via SNMP
  • GUI with synoptic view
  • Frontpanel interface for monitoring and manual operation
  • Automatic or manual operational mode
  • Automatic Switch Back
  • Main & Extension Unit for supporting up to 36 switching modules
  • Scalable from 1+1 to 16+1 redundancy configurations
  • Dual redundant power supply with monitoring
  • Fully integrated with Newtec Equipment for easing operations
  • Copy the full configuration from a Newtec device or exclude some parameters at your choice
  • Support of third party devices via alarm contact monitoring
  • Ability to protect independent groups of devices
  • Easy operation
  • Flexible deployment and device hot replacement