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CDM-570A/L, CDM-570A/L-IP & CDM-570A/L-IPEN Satellite Modems

Next Generation Performance & Flexibility

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The CDM 570A, CDM-570AL and CDM-570A/L-IPEN are our next generation satellite modems that provide industry-leading performance and flexibility in a 1 RU package at a very competitive price. With support for VersaFEC-2 high performance LDPC and VersaFEC® low latency LDPC Forward Error Correction (FEC), the revolutionary DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier® bandwidth compression, and optimized transmit filter rolloffs, the CDM-570A and CDM-570AL provide significant bandwidth savings. This combination of advanced technologies enables multi-dimensional optimization, allowing satellite communications users to:

  • Minimize operating expenses (OPEX)
  • Maximize throughput without using additional transponder resources
  • Maximize availability (margin) without using additional transponder resources
  • Minimize capital expenses (CAPEX) by allowing a smaller BUC/amplifier and/or antenna
  • Or, a combination to meet specific business needs

The modems are available with 70/140 MHz or L-Band IF and EIA-530/-422, V.35, sync EIA-232 and G.703 T1/E1 data interfaces. The CDM-570A/L-IP includes a high-performance packet processor for IP-centric applications.

3xDES Data Encryption
Configurable on a per route basis, the modem supports 3xDES data encryption for transmission security to prevent unauthorized access to data transmitted over the satellite link. 3xDES data encryption is only available for IP traffic processed by the Packet Processor.

  • DoubleTalk Carrier-in-Carrier bandwidth compression
  • Carrier-in-Carrier Automatic Power Control (CnC-APC)
  • VersaFEC-2 High Performance LDPC
  • VersaFEC low latency LDPC
  • VersaFEC-2 and VersaFEC Adaptive Coding & Modulation (ACM) for point-to-point IP circuits
  • 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25% and 35% Transmit Filter Rolloff
  • Data rate range from 2.4 kbps to 10.239 Mbps
  • CDM-570A: 50 to 90 or 100 to 180 MHz IF range
  • CDM-570AL: 950 to 2250 MHz IF range
  • Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, OQPSK, 8PSK/8-QAM/8-ARY, 16-QAM/16-ARY, 32-ARY
  • Forward Error Correction (FEC) options include VersaFEC-2, VersaFEC, Turbo Product Code (TPC), Viterbi, Reed-Solomon, and Trellis Coded Modulation (TCM)
  • Data Interfaces: EIA-422/530, V.35, G.703 T1/E1, sync EIA-232, 10/100Base-T Ethernet ((CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • High-performance Packet Processor with 10/100Base-T Ethernet port (CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • Vipersat Management System (VMS) integration (CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • Header and payload compression ((CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • Quality of Service (QoS) (CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • Management via SNMP, Web, Telnet or Command Line Interface (CDM-570A-IP and CDM-570AL-IP)
  • G.703 clock extension
  • Automatic Uplink Power Control (AUPC)
  • Embedded Distant-end Monitor and Control (EDMAC/EDMAC2)
  • CarrierID using Comtech EF Data’s MetaCarrier® spread spectrum technology
  • Redundancy options
  • CDM-570A: FSK communications to CSAT-5060 or KST-2000A
  • CDM-570AL: 10 MHz reference for BUC, FSK communications and optional BUC power supply
  • CDM-570AL: 10 MHz reference and power supply for LNB

Typical Users

  • Enterprise
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Satellite Service Providers
  • Offshore & Maritime
  • Mobile Operators


Common Applications

  • Enterprise Networks
  • Offshore & Maritime Communications
  • Mobile Backhaul
  • Communications on-the-Move
  • Disaster Recovery & Emergency Communications
  • Satellite News Gathering

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