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Advanced Digital ADV-8500 DVB-S/S2 Modulator


  • IP and ASI inputs
  • L-band RF (950-2150MHz) output
  • Optional IF (50-960MHz) output
  • QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK, 32APSK Constellations
  • RF CID setting
  • Built-in 24V power supply for BUC
  • BISS scrambling

The ADV-8500 is a high quality professional, cost-effective DVB-S/S2 modulator designed for broadcast contribution, DSNG and distribution applications over satellite and microwave links.

ADV-8500 is equipped with IP input and 4 ASI inputs (3 for hot backup).
It outputs L-band RF in the range of 950 – 2150MHz (optionally IF output: 50-960 MHz).

ADV-8500’s features also include BISS scrambler, 10MHz input/output reference clock, built-in power supply for the BUC (Block Up Converter) and more.

ADV-8500 adopts user-friendly web-based operation interface to effectively manage the device.
With its high performance ADV-8500 DVB-S/S2 modulator is wildly used for broadcasting, interactive services, news gathering and other broadband satellite applications.

Advanced Digital ADV-8500 DVB-S/S2 Modulator


  • Digital satellite Uplinks for Distribution, Contribution, DSNG /ENG Mobile news gathering
  • Digital Microwave Links (Mobile and STL)


  • Fully complies with DVB-S2 (EN302307) and DVB-S (EN300421) standard
  • 4 ASI inputs supporting hot backup (3 for backup)
  • IP input
  • QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK, 32APSK Constellations
  • RF CID setting
  • Constant temperature 10MHZ internal crystal oscillator with 0.1ppm stability
  • External 10 MHz reference input
  • 10MHz reference clock output
  • Built-in 24V power supply for BUC
  • BISS scrambling
  • Supports local and remote control via front panel or Web
  • RF Output frequency range: 950~2150MHz with 10KHz step
  • Optionally: IF output frequency range: 50~960MHz with 1Khz step
Supports both 188/204 Byte Packet TS Input
4 ASI Inputs, Supporting Hot Backup
Connectors: BNC, Impedance 75Ω
IP Input1 * IP Input (RJ45, 100M TS Over UDP)
10 MHz Input1 * 10 Mhz Input (BNC Interface)
RF Output
RF Range: 950 – 2150 MHz, 10 KHz stepping
RF Output Level: -26 dBm – -0 dBm, 0.5dB step
MER ≥ 40dB
Connector: N-type, Impedance 50Ω
IF Output
Range: 50 – 960 MHz, 1 KHz step
Output Level setting: -28.5 dBm – +3 dBm, 0.5 dB Step
Connector: N type, impedance 50Ω
Channel Coding and ModulationStandardDVB-SDVB-S2
Outer codingRS CodingBCH Coding
Inner codingConvolutionLDPC Coding
ConstellationQPSKQPSK, 8PSK,
Convolution Rate
1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8QPSK: 1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 8PSK: 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 16APSK: 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 32APSK: 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
Roll-off Factor0.2, 0.25, 0.350.2, 0.25, 0.35
Symbol Rate0.05~45Mbps0.05~40Mbps(32APSK); 0.05~45 Mbps(16APSK/8PSK/QPSK)
BISS ScrambleMode 0, mode 1, mode E
SystemWeb-server NMS
Ethernet software upgrade
24V power output for BUC through RF output port – ADV-8500
Weight4.3 KG
Temperature0~45℃(operation), -20~80℃ (storage)

Advanced Digital ADV-8500 DVB-S/S2 Modulator

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