Nokia Siemens 3G Flexi 2100MHz 50W Amplifier Teardown (part 1 of 3)

Teardown of a Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio amplifier. This was for example used for mobile phone base station installations and this particular part is a 2×50 Watt FRGL amplifier. This have been in service as a 2 antenna system …

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Cisco 9900 Series 50-1000MHz RF Signal Splitter Teardown

Cable TV Networks This Cisco headend/hub RF combining and splitting networks is used in Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial networks. HFC is a telecommunications industry term for a broadband network that combines optical fiber and coaxial cable. Advanced HFC networks include numerous 2-way …

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Telemechanique Altivar 58, 10kW Motor Drive Teardown

The ALTIVAR 58 (ATV58) family of adjustable frequency AC drive controllers is used for controlling three-phase asynchronous motors. This controller in from the range of: 1–75 hp (0.75–55 kW) constant torque (100 hp variable torque), 400/460 V, three-phase input. In …

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Tandberg TT1200 DVB MPEG-2 Decoder Teardown

Teardown of some old and discarded DVB MPEG-2 Decoders that have been used in a large buildings distributed TV network. Despite that units look the same on the outside, they turned out to be very different hardware revisions on the …

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Teardown of Servomex CO2 Analyzer 1400 Series

Old discarded equipment from a agriculture laboratory. Unfortunately damaged from the rough handling. This CO2 analyzer measures the CO2 levels in emissions using the principle of infrared absorption. It is used after a gas preparation system and set-points can be …

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Teardown of Kathrein 1800/900 MHz Antenna For Mobile Phone Base Station

Teardown of a Kathrein Dual Panel 1800/900 MHz used for both GSM (2G) and 3G mobile broadband technologies. It has options for Remote Electrical Titlt (RET) and on the inside we will find phase changers, splitters, combiners and 1800/900 MHz …

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Fujifilm FCR XG-1 X-ray Scanner, Photomultiplier Tube Reverse-engineering (Part 3 of 3)

Reverse engineering of the Fujifilm PMT12A PMT module that contains the photomultiplier tube, high voltage power supply and analog amplifier from a Fujifilm FCR XG-1 x-ray image scanner / digitizer. Also known as Computerized Radiography (CR), it fulfills the job …

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Fujifilm FCR XG-1 X-ray Laser Module Teardown (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2: Teardown of the laser scanner module from a Fujifilm FCR XG-1 x-ray image scanner / digitizer. Also known as Computerized Radiography (CR), it fulfills the job of scanning a x-ray exposed image plate with a laser beam and …

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Fujifilm FCR XG-1 X-ray Image Scanner Teardown (Part 1 of 3)

Part 1: Teardown of a Fujifilm FCR XG-1 x-ray image scanner / digitizer. Also known as Computerized Radiography (CR), it fulfills the job of scanning a x-ray exposed image plate with a laser beam and extract each pixel illumination with …

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HPLC Thermostatted Column Teardown – Dionix TCC-3000SD

This is a teardown of a Thermo Scientific Dionex TCC-3000SD Standard Thermostatted Column which has a temperature range from 5° to 80°C. It is used in liquid chromatography to supply 5° to 80°C ±0.5°C at a stability of ±0.1°C It …

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