RDL DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender - Twisted Pair Format-A - Mini-Jack Input (Silver)

RDL DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender - Twisted Pair Format-A - Mini-Jack Input (Silver)

RDL DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender - Twisted Pair Format-A - Mini-Jack Input (Silver)

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RDL DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender - Twisted Pair Format-A - Mini-Jack Input (Silver)

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The silver DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender from RDL is a two-pair audio sending module compatible with RDL Format-A twisted pair products. It is constructed of stainless steel to coordinate with RDL Decora-style stainless steel remote controls in commercial/industrial installations.

The DS-TPS8A module features a stereo mini-jack input on the front panel. The input is designed to receive standard -10 dBV consumer-level signals from sources such as a computer or personal media player. The input signals are amplified using studio-quality preamplifiers optimized for normal operating levels. The buffered left and right inputs are routed to output cable pairs B and C.

This module drives only two cable pairs and therefore it accepts signals and power from one mic-level or line-level Format-A single-pair sender. One single-pair sender may be chained with the module. A single-pair sender must be set to feed pair A if it is connected together with the DS-TPS8A Sender.

The DS-TPS8A module has a Format-A input on the rear panel. This RJ45 input receives left and right signals from preceding senders and sums them together with the local mini-jack input. This allows multiple DS-TPS8A modules to be connected in series with all the mini-jack inputs remaining active.

The DS-TPS8A Sender is remotely powered through the twisted pair cable from any other module, signal distributor, or RDL power inserter connected to the same twisted pair cable. There are no illuminated indicators that could be distracting in dark locations, such as a hotel room. The unit features automatic fused power, hum rejection, low noise, and low distortion for designers and installers looking to work with twisted pair products.

This sender can be mounted in the WB-1U Wall Box (or equivalent) or enclosures (SMB-1W / DC-1W) that allow users to connect audio sources. Users can also mount the sender in a custom-cut cabinet. This sender is intended to be used with standard DECORA cover plates such as CP-1 to -4.

Note: Wall box, cabinet, and enclosures are not included

Unbalanced -10 dBV mini-jack audio input
Rear-panel RJ45 input for connecting additional TPS8A senders
Left (L) input feeds pair B; right (R) feeds pair C
Signal and power pair pass-through on RJ45 jacks
Remote powering through a twisted pair cable
Daisy-chain with single-pair senders
Studio-quality precision active balanced circuitry
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RDL DS-TPS8A Active Two-Pair Sender - Twisted Pair Format-A - Mini-Jack Input (Silver)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty on Parts & Labor
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    Inputs Two
    10 kΩ unbalanced, stereo; Format-A
    Input Connections Mini jack (front panel); RJ45 (rear panel)
    Input Level -10 dBV; +10 dBV maximum
    Twisted Pair Format-A Signal Pairs Used: 2, B (Left), C (Right)
    Gain 12 dB
    Output RDL TP Format-A
    Output Connection RJ45
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 50 kHz (±0.5 dB)
    THD + N <0.1% (20 Hz to 50 kHz); <0.01% (1 kHz)
    Noise Below +4 dBu: <-85 dB
    <-75 dB with up to 10 TPS8A modules connected
    Crosstalk <85 dB (1 kHz); <75 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
    Headroom Above +4 dBu: >20 dB
    Power Connections RJ45
    Power Requirement 24 VDC @ 30 mA
    Ambient Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
    Mounting WB-1U Wall Box (or equivalent)
    SMB-1W / DC-1W Enclosures
    Custom-cut cabinets
    CP-1 to -4 Standard DECORA Cover Plates

    The above mounting components are available separately.

    Dimensions (DxWxH) 1.33 x 1.72 x 4.11" (3.37 x 4.36 x 10.43 cm)
    Weight 0.40 lb (0.18 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.625 x 3.625 x 2.125"

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