Applied Instruments XR-3 Satellite Meter CATV Test Set

XR-3W+™ Base Unit Satellite Meter

Tescom USA

Regular price $755.00 Sale

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The XR-3 App for Android and iOS is Now Available!

Model XR-3W+™ Modular Test Instrument base unit with built in Wi-Fi and Includes App (modules sold separately)

From satellite dish alignment, to UHF off-air antenna pointing, to cable TV MER measurements, the XR-3 is the signal level meter (satellite meter) for you!

The XR-3 is the most capable satellite meter offered by Applied Instruments. It’s more durable than the popular Super Buddy meter, and has added features and performance.

The XR-3’s modular design with field swappable modules provides wide versatility to fit different measurement applications, including DBS satellite, VSAT satellite, VHF/UHF off-air, and CATV (QAM and analog).

The XR-3 Satellite Meter, Antenna, CATV Installer Test Set is great for installing and troubleshooting DISH SmartBox, Blonder Tongue, and other SMATV headend systems often used in hotels, multi-dwelling units, and institutional facilities.  Base unit also available without WiFi.  Select the preferred configuration above.


Lead time for this product is 3-5 business days after receipt of order.

[XR-3 Datasheet] * [XR-3 Operation Manual] * [Application Notes]

 Module Part Number Description Application



Satellite Meter Module -North American DBS / Broadcast TVRO 250-2150 MHz - [Datasheet] [Operation Manual]

DISH,  DIRECTV, Bell TV, Shaw Direct, and more



Satellite Meter Module -

VSAT, Broadcast TVRO, International DTH 950-2150 MHz - [Datasheet] [Operation Manual]

iDirect, Hughes Ku, and more



Signal Meter Module - Cable & Off-Air (J.83B) / VHF / UHF  5-1000 MHz - [Datasheet UHF Off-Air, CATV, SMATV, DISH Smartbox, Blonder Tongue headends