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Video/Audio
Transmission


Up to1000'


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Model RETC5808S

$438

Up to 1000' Omnidirectional Line of Sight @ 5.8 GHz

Features
      Plug and Play out of the box, the rugged, metal, low profile design is not susceptible to interference from 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g networks and data devices. Featuring 8 user selectable channels, this system is the ideal choice when multiple indoor wireless video links are required for industrial applications up to 1000’ line of sight.

Specifications
Operating Frequency
Available Channels
Range (Line of Sight)
Range Indoors
Antenna - Omnidirectional
Video Connector
Audio Connector
Temperature Range
Operating Voltage
Current Consumption

Dimensions
Weight
FCC / IC / CE Approved
5.725GHz - 5.875GHz
8 User Selectable Channels
Up to 1000"
Up to 300'
Rubber Duck - SMA Male
BNC Female 75 Ohm
RCA Female 600 Ohms
-22 F to +150 F
8.0 - 32 VDC
Transmitter:140mA 12VDC
Receiver:170mA 12VDC
7.4" x 4.2" x 1.2" each
15.5 Oz. each
Yes
System Includes
Transmitter & Receiver
Two Antennas
One Year Limited Warranty
Two Power Supplies
Operating Instructions




Video/Audio
Transmission


All Weather
Enclosure


Up to2000'

Model RETCO5808SR6

$1383

Up to 2000' Directional Line of Sight @ 5.8 GHz with All Weather Enclosure

Features
Easy to Install and Operate
Delivers High Resolution Real Time Video
Rugged All Weather IP-67 Enclosure
FCC Approved 5.8GHz
8 Channels, User Selectable

Specifications
Operating Frequency
Available Channels
Range (Line of Sight)
Transmitter Internal Antenna
Receiver Internal Antenna
Video Connector
Audio Connector
Temperature Range
Power Supply Included
Current Consumption

Dimensions
Mounting Brackets
Weight
FCC / IC / CE Approved
5.725GHz - 5.875GHz
8 User Selectable Channels
Up to 2000"
3 db Directional Patch
7 db Removable Directional
BNC Female 75 Ohm
BNC Left/Right 600 Ohms
-40 F to +170 F
9 - 14 VDC
Transmitter:230mA 12VDC
Receiver:330mA 12VDC
7.0" x 7.0" x 4.5"
Included - Wall/Pole Mount 32 Oz. each
Yes
System Includes
Transmitter & Receiver
Universal Mount Brackets
One Year LimitedWarranty
Two Power Supplies
Operating Instructions




Video/Audio
Transmission


Up to One Mile

Model RETCO5808SQ4

$1433

Up to One Mile Directional Line of Sight @ 5.8 GHz, All Weather Enclosure

Features
Same as RETCO5808SR6 above

Specifications
Range (Line of Sight)
Receiver Internal Antenna
Up to One Mile
14 db Internal Removable Directional Patch
All other Specifications same as RETCO5808SR6 above

System Includes
Same as RETCO5808SR6 above




Video/Audio
Transmission


Up to One Mile Plus
Depending on
Receiver Antenna and
Signal Path


Model RETCO5808ST3

$1367
Plus Optional Antenna
(see below)

Up to One Mile Plus Directional Line of Sight, Depending on Optional Receiver Antenna

Features
Transmitter - Same as RETCO5808SR6 above
Receiver - Same as RETCO5808SR6 without Antenna
Choose Optional Receiver Antenna:
   - 8 db High Gain Special Omnidirectional Antenna Not
         Rated For One-Mile-Plus (see below) ANT-5808OD
   - 17 db High Gain Directional (see below) ANT-5817DP
   - 29 db High Gain Directional (see below) Para-5829

Specifications
Range (Line of Sight)


Receiver Internal Antenna
Up to One Mile Plus with External Directional Receiver Antenna
Optional External
(see below)
All other Specifications same as RETCO5808SR6 above



Antennas - External High Gain


   Designed to connect to your VideoComm Technologies 5.8GHz video/audio receiver,    this series of specialty antennas allow you to match the antenna to your specific
   application.

  • Improve video quality and signal strength
  • Increase reception range
  • All-Weather construction
  • Mounting brackets and hardware included
  • "Plug & Play" and ready to install
  • Two Year Limited Warranty






8db High Gain Omnidirectional Antenna

  • Ideal for permanent indoor and outdoor applications
  • Frequency range: 5.2 - 5.9GHz
  • Beam Width: Horizontal 360 degrees
                         Vertical 12 degrees
  • Dimensions: .8" x 15.6"
  • Maximum 2.0" pole mount
  • Includes 6 feet low loss microwave cable
    and mounting bracket
  • Model: REANT-5808S-OD      $198






17db High Gain Directional Antenna

  • Ideal for permanent indoor and outdoor applications
  • Frequency range: 5.2 - 5.9GHz
  • Beam Width: Horizontal 25 degrees
                         Vertical 25 degrees
  • Dimensions: 9.75" x 1.75"
  • Maximum 2.0" pole mount
  • Includes 6 feet low loss microwave cable
  • Includes unique tilting mounting bracket for adjusting vertical and horizotal polarization
  • Model: REANT-5817S-DP       $258






29db High Gain Parabolic Directional Antenna

  • Ideal for permanent indoor and outdoor applications
  • Frequency range: 5.2 - 5.9GHz
  • Beam Width: Horizontal 6 degrees
                         Vertical 6 degrees
  • Dimensions: 25.5" Diameter
  • Maximum 3.0" pole mount
  • Includes 6 feet low loss microwave cable
  • Includes unique tilting mounting bracket for adjusting vertical and horizotal polarization
  • Model: REPARA-5829S              $485


   
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Advantages of Wireless Video Transmission

  • Goes where cabling would be impossible or problematic.

  • Easier and quicker to install than cable. Just plug and play.

  • Less expensive. May provide considerable savings in labor and materials over cabling, trenching, or going overhead.

  • Portable or permanent installations. Can be quickly removed to new applications or remain in the most demanding indoor or indoor/outdoor environments.


Features:

  • FCC Part 15 and Industry Canada Approved
  • No license required
  • 1-8 channels on most models
  • 5.8GHz low interference band
  • Indoor and Outdoor units available
  • Sends video from locations normally not possible or economical

What You Need to Know About Wireless Video Applications


Line of Sight!

    It must be line of sight between the transmitter and receiver. The signal will, however, penetrate to a limited degree through wooden walls, brick, drywall, and plain glass, but the signal will be attenuated.

Signal Blockers

    Steel or anything with steel in it i.e., steel reinforced concrete (rebar), machine centers, metal buildings, energy saving foil on insulation within wooden walls, and metallic paints, to name a few. High Voltage power lines may look small but they may as well be 8’ in diameter.

    Water or anything with a high water content i.e., trees and foliage. Even rain and snow can have some effect that should be considered in choosing equipment.

What is a good line-of-site pathway?

    Not only is a clear, unobstructed view necessary, there shouldn’t be any objects such as buildings or roofs in the nearby pathway. The radio waves coming from the RETCO5808 system antennas do not shoot out like a finely directionalized laser, rather they radiate like a flashlight beam. They can reflect off the surfaces of nearby objects to the line-of-sight pathway and arrive at the receiver as a disbursed, multipath signal, thereby cutting back the reception.

    A good rule of thumb is to “give them some air” by mounting them at least 15 to 20 feet above or away from obstructions, like the roof or side of a building. For an ideal application, look at the pathway as a spacious tube to transmit through with no obstructions anywhere in the tube.

    To attain an appropriate line-of-sight pathway the transmitter can be mounted at the camera source or many hundreds of feet away via a wired interconnect. The same holds true between the wireless receiver and the monitor, DVR, etc., consequently allowing more freedom for positioning.

How to send a signal around or over a large unmovable obstruction.

    The transmitter can send the signal to a receiver, for example, on the top of a building (obstruction). Then the receiver can be hard-wired to a second transmitter on the other side of the structure and rebroadcast (on a different frequency) to the second receiver at the final destination.

Antennas

    The transmitter power and antenna gain is limited by law. For the transmitter, however, you can choose between an omnidirectional or directional antenna.

    The omnidirectional type, as on a RETC5808, has a 360 degree coverage and blankets the surrounding area. The directional antenna on a RETCO5808, on the contrary, goes farther because it is more focused to an approximate 25 degree spread.

    It is the choice of a receiver antenna that mainly determines the distance capabilities of a system. They, too, come in both omnidirectional and directional models with gains from 3 to 29dB. A directional antenna receives farther depending on its gain, but as the gain increases the line-of-sight gets more precise in alignment.

Note:
    If a receiver is installed on a moving loader (or other rolling stock) it will need an omnidirectional antenna although it will be limited to the 25 +/- degrees signal area of the transmitter.

    It is advisable to estimate the distance required for the system then go to the next larger receiver antenna to compensate for things like heavy rain or snow.

Could wireless video help solve a difficult video distribution problem at your location?

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