Whyte 17dB 5 Wire Series 5WB Launch Amplifier

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Product Code: WATS-517WB

The Whyte WATS-517WB Series 5 WB Launch Amplifiers may be used for conventional IRS distribution (Quattro LNB) or as part of Wideband IRS System (WB LNB) where up to two wideband LNB’s can be connected to the input.

The Whyte WB Amplifier range can be used as Launch Amplifiers or Line Amplifiers thanks to their flexible powering options.

Powerful internal 5G filtering provides ultra-high rejection of LTE 5G interference. 5G ready, suitable for terrestrial channels 21-48 only.


  • 4G/5G Filter
  • RED compliant
  • 4 Years Warranty
  • Gain control on all inputs
  • Slope control on all inputs
  • Comes with input earth bar
  • Colour coded inputs and outputs
  • Switchable 12V DC Supply to Terrestrial Input
  • 18V Auxiliary Input injects power to all SAT lines
  • Can be powered via any/all SAT inputs or outputs
  • SAT gain >17dB / TERR gain >13dB

Technical Specifications

  • Frequency:
    • SAT: 290-2340MHz
    • TERR: 87-782MHz
  • Inputs: 4 SAT + 1 TERR
  • Outputs: 4 SAT + 1 TERR
  • Gain:
    • SAT: >17dB
    • TERR: >13dB
  • Gain Control:
    • SAT: 10±1dB
    • TERR: 10±1dB
  • Slope Control:
    • SAT: 12±1dB
    • TERR: 8±1dB
  • 4G/5G Switchable Filter: Yes
  • TERR 12V DC Masthead Supply (switchable): 100mA
  • Input/Output Return Loss:
    • SAT: >8dB
    • TERR: >8dB
  • Max Output Level:
    • SAT (IMA³ -35dB) EN50083-3: 105dBμV
    • TERR (IMA³ -60dB) EN50083-5: 105dBμV
  • LNB Power Supply Max: 2A
  • SAT Trunk DC Pass: Yes 2A Max
  • TERR Trunk DC Pass: No
  • Powering:
    • Via DC Input: Yes
    • Via SAT Trunks: Yes
  • Input Earth Terminal Bar: Yes
  • Earth Lug (F-Type connector with clamp): Up to 6mm² core
  • Power Indication: LED
  • Power Consumption: 150mA Max
  • Dimensions Including Earht Bars: 158 x 150 x 43 mm
  • Weight: 470g
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Product Code: WATS-517WB