CellGain Fiber to Antenna System (FTAS) Portfolio

Low Total Cost ● High Performance ● High Manageability

Simplified Complexity with Results

CellGain Fiber-to-Antenna System (FTAS) Portfolio is a next-generation, fiber-based, quad-band in-building wireless solution platform.

Engineered from experience with modularity and control in mind, the CellGain FTAS portfolio saves up to 80% in installation time and costs and 70% in space while delivering superior performance, efficiency, and manageability.

Save Time, Costs, Space & Energy

  • Simple to install, manage, and operate
  • No coax and conduit with armored composite fiber
  • Compact size and high density
  • Centrally-fed low power

Deliver Superior Performance

  • Optimize coverage and constant-level signal
  • Auto/manual control per band for gain, level, squelch
  • Minimize noise, distortion and inter-band interference
  • Wide spurious-free dynamic range

Address Most Stringent Public Safety Needs

  • Engineered for critical communications
  • Designed for resiliency with redundancy
  • Quad-band/unit across Public Safety and LMR bands

Adapt to Changing Requirements

  • Modular and scalable design
  • Software adjustment for frequency addition/change
  • Engineered to adjust to variations in environment

FTAS Active Remote

Simplicity ● Performance ● Confidence

Fiber-based and quad-band enabled, FTAS Active Remote extends the wireless coverage to remote locations with a revolutionary approach for demonstrable savings with simplicity, high performance, and flexibility. 

Remote Module

The Remote Module is the active component within the FTAS Active Remote that converts between the radio frequency (RF) and optical signals.  It is engineered to amplify and maintain clear, constant-level signals from noises and interferences

Quad Band support with per-band optimization

Fiber-based to save time, costs, and space

Element & Network Management Ready

Designed for resiliency, flexibility, and scalability

SIMPLICITY

  • Compact and simple to install
  • No expensive and hard-to-install coax and associated hardware
  • No need for conduit with the use of armored composite fiber
  • Centrally-fed low power to save space & energy
  • Remote management and control with NMS 
  • Modular and scalable for changing space and frequency needs

PERFORMANCE

  • Optimize coverage with independent control per band per remote antenna for gain, level, squelch
  • Up to 4 bands per unit without inter-band interference
  • Maintain clear and constant-level signals with minimal Far-End/Near-Far effects
  • Mitigate uplink noise
  • Wide spurious-free dynamic range
  • Low noise & minimal signal distortion

CONFIDENCE

  • Ready to support all public safety and land mobile communications
  • Resiliency with redundancy
  • Harden for commercial and industrial environments
  • Full visibility and monitoring with NMS ready for NOC
  • Proven saving in costs, time, labor, space, and energy
  • Platform adaptable to changing needs via software configuration

FTAS Headend

Simplicity ● Performance ● Confidence

FTAS Headend connects the RF resource and Remote Active units via fiber to extend wireless coverage.  Designed with manageability and resiliency, the Headend is equipped with embedded element management for remote control.

Fiber Transceiver Module

The Fiber Transceiver Module (FTAS-HE-FTM) converts between optical and RF signals while minimizing loss caused by varying fiber lengths and temperature fluctuations.

Each module supports Fiber Optics Receiver, Transmitter, or Transceiver components, where each can connect up to 4 Remote Actives.  It supports uplink, downlink, and duplex as well as up to four frequency bands.  Each module is equipped with dual element management components for resiliency, and can house up to 10 FOTR, FOTX, or FOTR per module chassis.

Active Multiplexer Module

The Active Multiplexer Module (FTAS-HE-AMUX) filters and amplifies signals by band.  It supports downlink or uplink, with the option to support single, dual, triple, or quadruple bands.

Digital Signal Processing Module

The Digital Signaling Processing Module (FTAS-HE-DSP) sets the signal output regardless of the received signal power via Automatic Level Control (ALC) on the downlink path and Automatic Gain Control (AGC) on the uplink path.  As a channelizer, the DSP provides narrowband filtering to mitigate excessive noise and improve adjacent channel rejection and the dynamic range supported

FTAS Central Power Supply

The Headend Power Supply (FTAS-HE-PWR) is an internally hardware redundant 48-volt 600-watt switching power supply.  This module powers all connected Remote Actives centrally.

FTAS Network Management System

FTAS Network Management System (FTAS-NMS) is the command center for the entire DAS network.  With a full view of the DAS network and its components, FTAS NMS provides at a glance the current health status of the network, notifies staff when attention is needed before impacting users, and makes adjustments to individual elements to optimize performance. 

Authorized users can access NMS data and received notifications over mobile devices additional to NOC terminals.

As the network expands or changes, FTAS-NMS can remotely reconfigure the network and elements to add/change supported frequencies and upgrade network software.

All FTAS active products and components are equipped with element management capabilities, controlled via FTAS NMS centrally (preferred), via web interface for individual element, or directly.

CellGain is an authorized dealer for Harris Public Safety and Public Communications products.

A trusted in-building wireless expert specializing in public safety communications for public and commercial infrastructures, CellGain Wireless provides turnkey solutions, consulting and integration services, and next-generation fiber-to-antenna DAS products to deliver performance, speed, and efficiency for your wireless communications with confidence.

Contact Us

200 Wood Avenue, Middlesex, NJ 08846

info@cellgain.com

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