1 36000112861 2018-05-09T15:40:11-04:00 36000174230 false FAQs 2 2018-05-09T15:40:11-04:00 1 1 2018-05-09T15:46:04-04:00 0 0 The D2030 Down Converter can be powered by battery pack or portable battery. Please contact support@thinkrf.com for more information. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">The D2030 Down Converter can be powered by battery pack or portable battery.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Please contact support@thinkrf.com for more information.</span></p> 36000174230 95 36000058161 2018-07-20T14:46:41-04:00 36006326477 1 Can I use a battery pack to power the D2030? <p>D2030 can be powered by battery pack or portable battery.</p><p>Please contact support@thinkrf.com for more information.</p> ThinkRF,D2030,down converter, battery, power,portable 2 0 0 Can I use a battery pack or a portable battery to power the D2030 Down Converter? 2020-12-10T17:02:15-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-05-09T15:47:58-04:00 0 0 Power is always needed to run D2030. D2030 cannot work passively. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Power is always needed to run D2030. D2030 cannot work passively.</span></p> 36000174230 66 36000058164 2018-07-20T14:45:43-04:00 36006326477 2 can D2030 work passively? <p>Power is always needed to run D2030. D2030 can not work passively.</p> ThinkRF,D2030,down converter, power 2 0 0 Is the power input always needed or can the D2030 Down Converter work passively? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-05-09T15:59:54-04:00 0 0 When D2030 is not powered up, connecting to an external 10 MHz reference will not cause any damage to the unit. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">When D2030 is not powered up, connecting to an external 10 MHz reference will not cause any damage to the unit.</span></p> 36000174230 64 36000058176 2018-07-20T14:44:37-04:00 36006326477 3 supply 10MHz reference without powering up the D2030 <p>When D2030 is not powered up, connecting to an external 10MHz will not cause any damage to the unit.</p> ThinkRF,D2030,10MHz,reference clock 2 0 0 Can I supply 10MHz reference without first powering up the D2030 device? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-05-09T16:01:37-04:00 0 0 Reset is not required when switching 10MHz from external to internal, or internal to external. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Reset is not required when switching 10MHz from external to internal, or internal to external.</span></p> 36000174230 51 36000058179 2018-07-20T14:43:38-04:00 36006326477 4 Reset D2030 when switching 10MHz reference clock? <p>Reset is not required when switching 10MHz from external to internal, or internal to external.</p> ThinkRF,D2030,down converter, reference clock 2 0 0 Do I need to reset D2030 when switching 10MHz reference clock? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-06-29T13:58:47-04:00 0 0 The operational voltage for the D2030 is: 12VDC +/- 5%. ThinkRF recommends using the power supply provided with the device. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">The operational voltage for the D2030 is: 12VDC +/- 5%.</span></p><p><br></p><p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;">ThinkRF recommends using the power supply provided with the device.</span></p><p style=""><br></p> 36000174230 74 36000068932 2018-07-20T14:21:38-04:00 36006326477 5 What is the operational voltage range for D2030? The operational voltage for the D2030 is: 12VDC +/- 5%. ThinkRF recommends using the power supply provided with the device. ThinkRF,D2030,down converter, power,voltage range 2 0 0 What is the operational voltage range for D2030? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-08-20T17:40:49-04:00 0 0 Use only a proper torque wrench with torque setting intended for a 2.92 mm Male connector (not the same one for a SMA connector).  The recommended torque setting is 100 N.cm. An example of a torque wrench that can be used for this is Huber-Suhner P/N 74 Z-0-0-21. Caution: Use only 2.92 mm Flange Male connector as the mating part to the D2030’s RF IN port. DO NOT connect a SMA connector to this port. <p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;">Use only a proper torque wrench with torque setting intended for a <strong>2.92 mm</strong> Male connector (not the same one for a SMA connector). </span></p><p style=""><br></p><p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;">The recommended torque setting is <strong>100 N.cm</strong>. An example of a torque wrench that can be used for this is Huber-Suhner P/N 74 Z-0-0-21.</span></p><p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Caution: Use only 2.92 mm Flange Male connector as the mating part to the D2030’s RF IN port. DO NOT connect a SMA connector to this port.</span></p> 36000174230 25 36000079318 2019-01-16T16:00:11-05:00 36001028276 6 Torque setting for 2.92mm Flange Female Connector on ThinkRF D2030? Use only a proper torque wrench with torque setting intended for a 2.92 mm Male connector (not the same one for a SMA connector). The recommended torque setting is 100 N.cm. An example of a torque wrench that can be used for this is Huber-Suhner P/N 74 Z-0-0-21. ThinkRF,D2030,2.92mm,RF connector,torque 2 0 0 What is the torque setting for 2.92mm Flange Female Connector on ThinkRF D2030 devices? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-08-20T17:48:30-04:00 0 0 When the external 10 MHz IN reference is used, its reference level must be between +3 dBm and +15 dBm. The maximum power level to the D2030’s 10 MHz IN is +15dBm. Exceeding this value might degrade the product performance. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">When the external 10 MHz IN reference is used, its reference </span><span style="font-size: 16px;">level must be between +3 dBm and +15 dBm.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span style="font-size: 16px;">The maximum power level to the D2030’s 10 MHz IN is +15</span><span style="font-size: 16px;">dBm. Exceeding this value might degrade the product </span><span style="font-size: 16px;">performance.</span></p> 36000174230 19 36000079319 2018-08-20T17:48:30-04:00 36001028276 7 10MHz IN reference level range for ThinkRF D2030 downconverter When the external 10 MHz IN reference is used, its reference level must be between +3 dBm and +15 dBm. ThinkRF,D2030,downconverter,10MHz,reference,power level 2 0 0 What is the 10MHz IN reference level range for ThinkRF D2030 downconverter? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2018-10-23T13:10:40-04:00 0 0 The 2.92 mm Flange Female connector is used on the RFin of D2030 (27-30GHz downconverter), so users need to use only 2.92mm Flange Male connector as the mating part to the D2030's RFin port.  Here is one example of that cable: HLL150-29P-29P-24 from Hasco components.  Torque requirement can be found in the "Setting Up the D2030" section ThinkRF D2030 downconverter User Guide. For D2030, other ports (such as IF out,10MHz in and out) are using SMA connectors. <span style="font-size: 16px;">The 2.92 mm Flange Female connector is used on the RFin of D2030 (27-30GHz downconverter), so users need to use only 2.92mm Flange Male connector as the mating part to the D2030's RFin port. </span><br><span style="font-size: 16px;"></span><br><span style="font-size: 16px;">Here is one example of that cable: HLL150-29P-29P-24 from Hasco components. </span><br><span style="font-size: 16px;"></span><br><span style="font-size: 16px;">Torque requirement can be found in the "Setting Up the D2030" section <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ThinkRF/Published/Manuals/ThinkRF+UG+75-0031+D2030+user+guide.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">ThinkRF D2030 downconverter User Guide</a>.<br></span><br><span style="font-size: 16px;">For D2030, other ports (such as IF out,10MHz in and out) are using SMA connectors.<br></span><br><br> 36000174230 20 36000096323 2019-01-16T11:38:09-05:00 36001028276 8 What type of connector is used on D2030? The 2.92 mm Flange Female connector is used on the RFin of D2030. Other ports (such as IF out,10MHz in and out) are using SMA connectors. ThinkRF,D2030,down converter, connector,SMA 2 0 0 What type of connector is used on D2030? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2019-03-15T12:11:40-04:00 0 0 From left to right, Ethernet port +12 VDC 0.5A Max BNC power connector (BNC-male to 2.55mm-female power adaptor is included) RF IN port, 2.92 mm female flange connector(one example: HLL150-29P-29P-24 from Hasco components) IF OUT port, female bulkhead SMA connector 10 MHz IN port, female bulkhead SMA connector 10 MHz OUT port, female bulkhead SMA connector You may find this useful: What is the torque setting for 2.92mm Flange Female Connector on ThinkRF D2030 devices?  <p><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/cdn.freshdesk.com/data/helpdesk/attachments/production/36031092100/original/uRpb6g0S0PmJF9ZTxx6mEbMOzTYZz6rmjw.png?1552665445" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fil" data-filelink="https://s3.amazonaws.com/cdn.freshdesk.com/data/helpdesk/attachments/production/36031092100/original/uRpb6g0S0PmJF9ZTxx6mEbMOzTYZz6rmjw.png?1552665445" data-fileid="36031092100" data-uniquekey="1552665385803" style="width: 735px;"></p><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">From left to right,</span></div><ul style="list-style-type: square;"><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">Ethernet port</span></div></li><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">+12 VDC 0.5A Max BNC power connector (BNC-male to 2.55mm-female power adaptor is included)</span></div></li><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">RF IN port, 2.92 mm female flange connector(one example: HLL150-29P-29P-24 from Hasco components)</span></div></li><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">IF OUT port, female bulkhead SMA connector</span></div></li><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">10 MHz IN port, female bulkhead SMA connector</span></div></li><li><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">10 MHz OUT port, female bulkhead SMA connector</span></div></li></ul><p><br></p><div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 16px;">You may find this useful: <a data-pjax="#body-container" href="https://support.thinkrf.com/solution/articles/36000079318-what-is-the-torque-setting-for-2-92mm-flange-female-connector-on-thinkrf-d2030-devices-">What is the torque setting for 2.92mm Flange Female Connector on ThinkRF D2030 devices?</a> </span></div><p><br></p> 36000174230 23 36000128808 2019-03-15T12:18:59-04:00 36001028276 9 What kind connection ports does D2030 Downconverter have? D2030 uses a 2.92 mm female flange connector for RF IN, and SMA for other ports. ThinkRF,D2030,SMA,connector,2.92 female flange connector 2 0 0 What kind connection ports does D2030 Downconverter have? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2019-03-15T12:21:39-04:00 0 0 When the D2030 is powered off and then powered on, users would need to repeat the tuning process every time.  The D2030 does not store last settings. <div data-identifyelement="367"><span style="font-size: 16px;">When the D2030 is powered off and then powered on, users would need to repeat the tuning process every time. </span></div><div data-identifyelement="367"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br></span></div><div data-identifyelement="367"><span style="font-size: 16px;">The D2030 does not store last settings.</span></div><p><br></p> 36000174230 21 36000128811 2019-06-11T14:47:41-04:00 36001028276 10 Do I need to set frequency every time when D2030 powered on? When the D2030 is powered off and then powered on, users would need to repeat the tuning process every time. The D2030 does not store last settings. D2030,thinkRF,setting,frequency,tune 2 0 0 Do I need to configure frequency settings every time when D2030 powered on? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2020-12-10T17:01:57-05:00 0 0 Yes, D2030 IF OUT is spectrum inverted. <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Yes, D2030 IF OUT is spectrum inverted.</span></p> 36000174230 7 36000260862 2020-12-10T17:01:57-05:00 36001028276 11 Is ThinkRF D2030 IF OUT spectrum inverted? Yes, D2030 IF OUT is spectrum inverted. 2 0 0 Is ThinkRF D2030 IF OUT spectrum inverted? 2020-12-10T17:02:16-05:00 36001028276 1 2020-12-10T17:06:18-05:00 0 0 Yes, D2030 IF OUT is calibrated, the amplitude accuracy is +/-0.8dB. For the latest D2030 specification, please refer to ThinkRF D2030 Downconverter Datasheet <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Yes, D2030 IF OUT is calibrated, the amplitude accuracy is +/-0.8dB.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 16px;">For the latest D2030 specification, please refer to </span><a href="https://support.thinkrf.com/en/support/solutions/articles/36000057890" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 16px;">ThinkRF D2030 Downconverter Datasheet</span></a></p> 36000174230 6 36000260863 2020-12-10T17:06:18-05:00 36001028276 14 Is ThinkRF D2030 IF OUT calibrated? Yes, D2030 IF OUT is calibrated, the amplitude accuracy is +/-0.8dB. 2 0 0 Is ThinkRF D2030 IF OUT calibrated? 2020-12-10T17:06:18-05:00 36001028276