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DTA-2132 - High-End Satellite Receiver for PCIe  


High-End Satellite Receiver for PCIe

Professional-grade satellite receiver card with high-quality RF measurements.
Ideal for satellite monitoring, modulator testing and high-speed data distribution.


Key Characteristics

RF frequency L band
950 to 2150MHz
Constellation Up to 256APSK/APSK-L
Symbol rate Up to 72MBd
Data rate Up to 425Mbps
Measurements RF level: -80 to -20dBm
MER: 3 to 35dB
Constellation diagram

Inputs and Outputs

RF in 75-Ω F female
PCI Express PCIe gen2 x4

Modulation Standards

Included with base product DVB-S
I/Q sample capturing

PC Support

OS Windows 10, 11
Windows Server 16, 19, 22
Linux ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x, 5.x
CPU Core i7-4xxx or above

Or AMD equivalent


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DekTec SDKs Create your own application


The DTA-2132 is part of the DekTec-for-Developers range. Attractive OEM arrangements are available, please contact DekTec to discuss your options.

DTA-21321.716Stock: 25+
High-end satellite receiver for PCIe

The DTA-2132 comes with a full-height PCIe bracket mounted and a low-profile bracket in the box (except for OEM sales). Use DTA-2132-LP to order a DTA-2132 with low-profile bracket mounted.

DTA-2132-SX2.922Stock: 25+
High-end satellite receiver for PCIe with StreamXpert stream analyzer software.

Prices exclude applicable sales tax, shipping charges and customs duties. Quantity discounts may be available, please request a quotation.


  • FPGA-based DVB-S2/S2X demodulator (no CPU cycles consumed) with calibrated channel-power and MER measurement.
  • Supports VCM, ACM, MIS (multiple input streams), GS (generic stream) with access to baseband frames (BBFRAMEs) in L.3 format.
  • Hardware demodulator can be bypassed to obtain I/Q samples for recording or SDR.


  • Creating comprehensive satellite-network monitoring solutions for DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X.
  • Validation of DVB-S2/S2X modulators.
  • High-speed satellite data distribution.

Block Diagram

The main path of the DTA-2132 consists of a wide-band L-band tuner, 14-bit I/Q analog-to-digital converter, DVB-S2/S2X demodulator and decoder, L.3 packetizer, FIFO, DMA controller and PCIe interface. Constellation points are sampled after the demodulator, while LDPC error-rate and other statistics are gathered after the decoder.

Block diagram of the DTA-2132

A secondary I/Q path is used for multiple purposes: estimating the spectral characteristics of the input signal and sending I/Q samples to a user-space application for SDR, recording or other purposes. A third path low-pass filters the I- and Q samples and estimates the signal power, corrected by calibration tables.

The DTA-2132 also contains an 18V/600mA LNB power inserter with over-current protection, as well as a DiSEqC-2.0 22-kHz LNB-control signal inserter. Finally, a temperature monitoring unit controls fan speed to keep the board cool.

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