XR-3™ Satellite, Antenna, CATV Installer Test Set

XR-3™ Satellite, Antenna, CATV Installer Test Set

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Model XR-3™ Modular Test Instrument base unit (modules sold separately)

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

The XR-3 is the most capable 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 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.

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

 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 - 
Same as XR-TS2-01, but adds 2500-3000 MHz tuning capability for DISH Node to Hopper Band 3 - [Datasheet]
DISH, DIRECTV, Bell TV, Shaw Direct, and more



Satellite Meter Module -

VSAT, Broadcast TVRO, International DTH 900-2150 MHz - [Datasheet]  [Operation Manual]

iDirect, Hughes Ku, and more



Signal Meter Module - Cable & Off-Air (J.83B) / VHF / UHF 5-1000 MHz - [Datasheet]  [Operation Manual]

UHF Off-Air, CATV, SMATV (i.e. DISH Smartbox, Blonder Tongue headends)