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Connecting Quantro

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itji

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Hi, all

If I have 3 site each have a set of 4 quantro, 1 control chennel and 3 voice channel, do I have to have a controller to connect these three sites or I can connect them only with T1?

thank for suggestions

Itji
 

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We would need more information to help you out. You mention each site has a control channel and 3 voice channels. Are these configured as Intellirepeater sites? If so then the official supported method would be to use SmartZone controllers to link the sites. Big $$$.

I'd suggest getting your local Motorola engineering team involved. They should be able to provide you with a quote to do the work.
 

al_harbi

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yes you can connect via T1
if you need more information pls let us know
regards
Ghazi
 
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itji

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Thanks Ghaz, Rocket,
Yes, the quantro set as intelli repeater right now. and as you said if I using the local dealer the very hughe $$$$ ammount was delivered on the quotation, actually these sites was part of several sites before, but it was disconnected, and now we only have 3 of them, can you please send me the block diagram of the connection? yes, we have a T1 down here, is it connect through the astro modem only? or we need a server or some kind of controller to connect it all together? couse we allready had the astro modem with 9600kbps speed connected to the control channel quantro.

regards,

DY
 
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So you have three IR sites.

You'll need the following equipment to "properly" connect the sites together.

TeNSR channel bank at each site with 4 wire E&M cards, SRU cards, and WAN card. The analog audio connects to the 4 wire cards and the Astro audio connects to the SRU cards. This is assuming you have v.24 wireline boards in the stations. Also a serial 9600 baud connection is needed from one of the Quantars to the SRU card. A T1 circuit will be needed to go from the channel bank to your master site.

You will also need a SmartZone master site which will require an Embassy switch, at least one zone controller, user configuration server, and zone database server. It would require a network manager workstation also (to edit zone database and user database).

This would be the minimum equipment to connect the sites in a Motorola supported fashion. There is other equipment I've left out (routers, switches, ATR server, FullVision).

Last, your subscribers must be flashed and programmed for SmartZone operation. Depending on the size of the fleet this may be a huge undertaking.

I've left equipment off the list such as routers, switches, ATR, FullVision, MOSCAD. etc. The bottom line is this is a HUGE job and needs to be properly engineered.

Some people may have suggestions on alternate methods of connecting the IR sites but the proper way would allow seamless roaming between sites. I can't even guess at the price to do the above properly but I would think at least $1 million.
 
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