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Pentek Talon Rugged Recorders Now Capture 40 Gigabit Ethernet Streams

  • Record up to eight channels of Ethernet streams
  • Ethernet rates of 1, 10 and 40 Gigabits/second
  • Available in a field deployable, portable chassis
  • Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 10 GB/s
  • SSD RAID storage capacity up to 122 TB
  • SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ─October 23, 2017─Pentek, Inc., today announced a new portable, rugged recorder, the Talon Model RTR 2735A, available for 1 GB, 10 GB and 40 GB Ethernet. Several other members of the popular family of Talon® high-speed real-time recording systems, the Model RTR 2755 and the RTX 2775, have been upgraded to include the higher Ethernet rates, double the number of channels and double the solid state drive (SSD) storage capacity.

The Model RTR 2735A rugged portable recorder targets applications needing a small and portable instrument capable of capturing line rate Ethernet traffic on one 40 GB stream, four 10 GB streams or eight 1 GB streams. Ethernet interface options include RJ45, SFP+ and LC optical connections. Up to sixteen hot-swap SSDs are available for total storage capacities from 3.8 TB to 61.4 TB and support for RAID levels 0, 1, 5 or 6. A complete PC workstation, the RTR 2735A supports aggregate recording rates up to 4.0 GB/s.

The RTR 2735A is housed in a rugged, lightweight chassis measuring only 16.0” W x 6.9” D x 13.0” H and typically weighs 25 pounds. This briefcase-style, portable workstation features 100% aluminum alloy construction, reinforced with shock absorbing rubber corners and an impact-resistant protective glass for the 17″ high resolution LCD monitor.

“The RTR 2735A portable recorder is ideal for deployed, mobile applications that need performance and capacity in a very rugged environment,” said Rodger Hosking, vice-president of Pentek. “This recorder can easily acquire and capture signals on an aircraft or vehicle, well supported with its optional DC power supply,” he added.

Both the Talon RTR 2755 Rugged Rackmount recorder and RTX 2775 Extreme Rackmount recorder now handle multiple 1, 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet streams with aggregate recording rates up to 10 GB/s. Maximum storage capacity is now doubled to 122 TB.Available I/O on all models includes USB 2.0, 3.0 and 3.1 ports, and dual Gigabit Ethernet connections.

Ease of Operation

Talon recorders are built on Windows Server 2016 with an Intel Core i7 processor and provide both a GUI (graphical user interface) and API (Application Programmer’s Interface) to control the system. Systems are fully supported with Pentek’s SystemFlow software for turn-key operation. The software provides a GUI with point-and-click configuration management and storage of custom configurations for single-click setup.

Available Options, Simulation Package and Pricing

The Talon portable recorders offer an optional GPS receiver that allows users to time stamp recordings as well as store GPS position information. Portable models have options for an 18 to 36 VDC power supply and a removable operating system drive. Options for either optical or copper Ethernet connections are available and both portable and rackmount models offer multiple selections for the speed and quantity of Ethernet inputs and data storage capacity.

Pentek’s SystemFlow Simulator provides a “test drive” of the SystemFlow recording software installed on all Talon recording systems. The simulator allows users to operate the standard GUI and the SystemFlow API. The free trial package is available for download at:

http://pentek.com/systemflow/systemflow.cfm?HID2=HP#SystemFlowSimulator

Talon Recorder Family

Pentek’s Talon Recording Systems are high-speed recording and playback systems capable of streaming data to disk in real time. They are available in portable, rackmount and small form factor configurations, allowing operation in a variety of environments. The rugged series come in both a portable (briefcase style) and rack mountable PC server chassis. The extreme rugged series are flight certified, capable of handling high levels of shock and vibration as well as high altitude use. A specification comparison between RTR and RTX can be found at:

http://www.pentek.com/systems/SystemsPrd.cfm#TalonMatrix

The Talon RTR 2735A starts at $42,550 USD with delivery of 6-8 weeks ARO.

The Talon RTR 2755 starts at $32,495 USD with delivery of 6-8 weeks ARO.

The Talon RTX 2775 starts at $53,595 USD with delivery of 12-14 weeks ARO.

About Pentek:

Pentek, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, designs and manufactures innovative COTS and rugged DSP boards and system recorders for commercial, government and military systems, including radar, communications, defense, medical and industrial control applications. Pentek offers powerful XMC, VPX, PCIe, FMC, AMC, and cPCI boards for data acquisition, software radio and digital signal processing featuring high-performance FPGAs. Pentek’s I/O includes A/Ds, D/As, RF downconverters and more. Pentek equips all products with high-performance I/O including gigabit serial interfaces and offers strong DSP software support. For more information about Pentek, Inc. please visit www.pentek.com.

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