The Multicom MTAR*-*Q Series Equalizable Taps offer improved return path performance for advanced two-way HFC systems while maintaining backward compatibility with the legacy installed base.
Multicom offers faceplate-only options for upgrades. The faceplate-only option allows the technician to easily upgrade an existing location with a simple faceplate change.
Model# MTAR-PI-CS-xx – Cable Simulator Plug-In
Maintains low loss in the return drop path, while attenuating the forward drop signals to the proper system levels.
Values: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, 21
Model# MTAR-PI-EQ-xx – Cable Equalizer Plug-In
Attenuates the return path signal from the customer premise, thus reducing the effects of system ingress. In addition, tightens the window of return path signal variation allowing for efficient operation of an optical nodes’ return transmitter.
Values: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16
Model# MTAR-PI-RPA-xx-x – Return Path Attenuator Plug-In
Similar to MTRG-PI-EQ, except is split dependent and provides less impact on the forward drop signal.
Values: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
Model# MTAR-PI-JP – Jumper Plug-In
To ensure the continued signal transmission.