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RDA-L1R Drop Amp

1GHz Active Reverse Drop

In a 2-way cable system one of the challenges is to get reliable return path signals back to the CATV headend from the customers home. The RDA-L1R return path amplifier accomplishes this. It amplifies the return path signals of cable modems, two-way set boxes ect.



  • Bandwidth 5-42MHz/54-1000MHz
  • Gain 14dB Forward/10dB Reverse
  • RFI Shielding >-120dB
  • Micro-strip designed PCB for consistency of specifications and superior total bandwidth characteristics
  • Premium ferrites, resistors and capacitors
  • Laminated ID label that will not fade
  • Zinc housing that is chromated and plated for maximum corrosion resistance
  • Precision neoprene sealed "F" ports that are SCTE compliant.
  • Low distortion with high level signals
  • LED power indicator
  • Local or remote powering
  • Integrated heavy duty grounding screw
  • Modified 360 degree contacts that offers excellent contact between coax and F61 It also has an excellent
    wiping action
  • Concave solder back design assures 100% sealing of back plate to the housing and prevents pinholes
  • Excellent specifications including noise figure typically of less than 3.5dB
  • Standard models also available (passive return) RDA-L1, RDA-L2 & RDA-L4
  • 100% Quality Control at our factory
  • CE approved


RMS Communications Inc., 11516 Downs Road, Pineville, North Carolina. 28134 USA Toll Free: 1-800-223-8312 -Phone (704) 588-4008


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