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 interactive services that have changed the requirements for the configuration and flexibility of the systems.
- Narrowcasting or zoned program delivery
- Data over cable
- Network status monitoring
- IPPV, NVOD, and VOD program delivery
- Other interactive 2-way services; banking, security, energy management, etc.
These come in 2-way, 4-way, 8-way, DC-10, and DC-20 modular configuration for easy field upgrade of splitting/combining
networks. 5-90 MHz and 50-1000 MHz frequency coverage for all module types. Module size of 5¼ inches and overall assembly height of 7 inches. Allows for 16 application slots in only 4 RU of space. Both F connector and BNC connector models
Discussion of teardown: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=1822.0