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Category: - Principal: Newtec - Product: Universal Switching System (AZ202/203) - Superseded by USS0202 & USS0212 1+1 - Available from Melcom

Melcom supply Newtec's Universal Switching System AZ202 / AZ203 - Now superseded by USS0202 & USS0212 1+1


  • Operates and controls up to 36 switching modules embedded in the main unit and up to seven AZ203 extension units for complex configurations
  • Switchable signals: ASI, IP, IF,L-band and RF-band


  • DTH
  • Broadcast Contribution & Exchange
  • DSNG
  • TV/Radio Distribution
  • IP trunking / Corporate networks
  • Telco Backbone
  • Government
  • Intelligence


The AZ202 switch is compatible with AZ110, AZ410, AZ910, EL170, EL178, EL470, EL478, EL970 and EL978 as from release 8.2. onwards

Main Advantages

  • High reliability through the dual redundant power supply – Main & Extension unit
  • Increases service availability significantly thanks to the automatic or manual operational mode, the Automatic Switch Back and the automatic memorisation of the configuration
  • Optimised switching time
  • Cost-effective solution through GbE logical switching
  • Future-proof solution thanks to its scalability from a 1+1 to a 16+1 configuration
  • Easy setup and installation through the ability to copy the full configuration from one device to another
  • Flexible deployment and device hot replacement
  • Easy to use, control and operate through its user-configurable switching logic and the Automatic Switch Back
  • Easy integration into NMS systems through SNMP
  • Highly compact

Melcom supply state of the art analogue, RF & Microwave components, multi-function modules and sub-systems.

Product name: Universal Switching System (AZ202/203) - Superseded by USS0202 & USS0212 1+1 categories: from manufacturer: Newtec

Suitable for the requirements of the professional electronics market Satcom.

If you can’t find the product you require please contact us for further information on our extensive range of off-the-shelf and bespoke products or for a quote.

Melcom electronics specialise in Active and Passive Components, Multi-function Modules and Sub-Systems of diverse technologies spanning the frequency spectrum DC to 100 GHz.

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