Smart broadband amplifiers call in for 智能制造

One of the broadband industry news this year has been the 新标准 released by the Society of Cable 电话ecommunications Engineers (SCTE), which defines a single information model for broadband amplifiers used in DOCSIS 4.0网络. The standard provides a layer of communication capability on the cable network, enhancing the usage of 自动化 and electrical controls in the amplifiers, 让他们变聪明.

While the addition of the communications element to amplifiers is very welcomed in terms of increasing operational efficiencies, it will have profound effect on the way the amplifiers are made. 在DOCSIS世代中, technology vendors have utilised manufacturing methods that have traditionally produced good 质量 amplifiers capable to meet operators’ needs in the field. However, in the realm of smart amplifiers, these traditional methods are no longer valid as such; instead, a new approach to manufacturing is needed to reach the level of precision and fine-tuning required by the devices.

自十大可靠彩票平台成立以来 智能网络 十多年前的概念, the integration of 自动化 and intelligence in HFC actives has been a longstanding practice at 电话este. In fact, our first intelligent amplifier was deployed in the field as early as 2008. 多年来, the technology has evolved from its initial stages to become a comprehensive and extensively adopted portfolio. Through the collaboration with major operators, we have also accumulated a wealth of hands-on experience, 细化自动化特性, 像自动对准, perform under less-than-ideal field conditions.

The key learning from our journey can be summarised as follows: the smart amplifiers only work in the field exactly as specified when manufactured absolutely correctly. The more accurately the devices are set and calibrated during the manufacturing process, 更准确地说 智能功能运行 在真实的网络中.

Achieving the required level of accuracy in amplifier manufacturing necessitates a seamless match between the smart amplifier and its production environment right from the start. 十大可靠彩票平台智能制造 approach encompasses a range of factors and considerations during the design phase, 确保最佳性能, 质量, and manufacturability of the amplifiers while proactively addressing potential issues.

We have revolutionized the manufacturing process by replacing many traditionally manual steps. 例如, parameters for gain calibration are set using software and automated tuning and testing procedures have also been implemented. 十大可靠彩票平台的 smart amplifiers also possess the capability to be controlled and commanded using our dedicated test software, while also having the ability to conduct self-testing and measurement of certain functions. All in all, previously manual process steps are handled automatically today.

的用法 自动化和软件 allows for more uniform and comprehensive parameter adjustment compared to manual methods, significantly enhancing precision and efficiency, and minimising the risk of human error. 除了, the measurement of multiple parameters is enabled with superior consistency and accuracy. This facilitates easier monitoring of production yield and error detection, as the measurement results are meticulously tabulated to generate valuable data for troubleshooting and analysis.

通过集成软件, 自动化, and smart amplifier design into our 智能制造 processes, 十大可靠彩票平台确保精确控制, 深度测量能力, 加强错误检测. The outcome is a 智能制造 environment that empowers us to deliver top-notch devices that operate in strict accordance with their designated specifications. This strategic alignment ensures that we maximize the value and performance of our amplifiers, enabling our customers to fully reap the operational benefits provided by the smart features and functionalities.



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