Overview

Audemat’s FMB50 RDS encoder has been designed specifically for radio stations and broadcasters who wish to engage listeners with a RT/PS scrolling experience or to exploit the interactive functionality offered by RT+.

Based on the same solid hardware as the best-selling FMB80 with its unrivalled reputation for reliability, quality and functionality, the new FMB50 is available at a highly affordable price point and can be easily upgraded should you require more extensive functionality in the future.

Powerful
Performance

Audemat ScriptEasy Powerful Performance

  • High quality and spectral purity – fully digital synthesis of RDS signal 
  • Highly reliable  –solid state memory, no moving parts & retain configuration through power outages
  • Compatible with wide range of automation software

Powerful
Control

Audemat ScriptEasy Powerful Control

  • Keep and save all settings in user-configurable presets
  • Control your AUDEMAT RDS encoder through TCP/IP; simply plug into a local ethernet network
  • RDS viewer allows remote monitoring of broadcasted data
  • Embedded scheduler

Powerful
Savings

Audemat ScriptEasy Powerful Savings

  • Designed for continuous on-air operation – no costly outages
  • Enables automatic retuning of the same program between transmitters 
  • Compatible with interactive radio (RT+)

Features

  • Embedded webserver for configuration
  • Advanced scrolling text capabilities (text repetition, labeling, delay before display and a command interpreter)
  • Dynamic PS, RT and RT+ data from automation software
  • RDS real time decoder and viewer
  • Superb spectral purity of the RDS signal
  • Side Chain and Loop-Thru mode
  • Network protocols supported : Telnet, UDP, MULTICAST, TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, SNMP, SMTP, MIB integration

Connect with WorldCast MANAGER

The WorldCast MANAGER Desktop simplifies the management of all SNMP-enabled devices in a network, providing real-time status and visualization of multiple devices from a single screen. The intuitive and simple-to-use interface shows all devices located at your site(s) displaying product information, alerting you to any alarms and providing one-click access to the unit’s web-based control interface.

Free to download, the WorldCast MANAGER Desktop is compatible with all WorldCast Systems’ equipment as well as SNMP devices from ANY manufacturer.

The WorldCast MANAGER Server adds recorded measurements, detailed logs, alarm management / notifications and more…

Learn more about
WorldCast MANAGER Server
  Learn more about
WorldCast MANAGER Desktop
 

Applications

Connect to your automation software for automatic display of song titles, artist names and more (if permitted).

RDS

 

RDS APPLICATIONAUDEMAT RDS Encoders
Identify the stationIdentify the StationALL
Automatically retuneAutomatically retune between transmitters of the same programALL
Display songDisplay song titles and artist information on receiversALL
TrafficTraffic AnnoucementsALL
InteractiveInteractive radio (RT+)FMB50/80
HQSound® PROCESSOR
ODAFuture Applications (ODA application)FMB80
HQSound® PROCESSOR
TrafficTraffic message channelFMB80
HQSound® PROCESSOR
EmergencyEmergency alert systemFMB80
HQSound® PROCESSOR

ALSO AVAILABLE:

AUDEMAT FMB80

AUDEMAT FMB80
 

The market-leading FMB80 provides the full range of RDS functionality. It is recommended for TMC or EWS RDS applications or when customers need to ensure compatibility with any ODA applications.
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RDS ENCODER SILVER

AUDEMAT RDS ENCODER Silver
 

This affordable, rack-mountable RDS encoder offers broadcasters the RDS functionality at an easily affordable price point.
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HQSOUND PROCESSOR

AUDEMAT HQSOUND PROCESSOR
 

HQSound®! According to our customers, it is the most incredible dynamic processing engine ever made.
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Specifications

Current version: 9386.4

AUDEMAT FMB80 RDS Encoder
Analog InputRDS Encoder SilverFMB50FMB80HQSound Processor
RDS Features
Group supported0A, 2A and FFGFrom 0A to 15A except 14A & 14BFrom 0A to 15A0A to 15A
Group sequence FixedConfigurableConfigurableConfigurable
EON--8 PSN9 PSN
PSPS1/PS24 DSN6 DSN10 DSN
PIPI1/PI24 DSN6 DSN10 DSN
PTYRDS/RBDS RDS/RBDSRDS/RBDSRDS/RBDS
AF25 AF No method B method A and Bmethod A and Bmethod A and B
TP / TAwith software command or contact closurecommand or contact closurecommand or contact closure
PTYNwith software
CT-
ODA: TMC, EWS, EPP PAGING, RT+...-RT+ only
Scrolling PS
Dynamic PS
Sequencing speedAdjustable in secAdjustable in secAdjustable in secAdjustable in sec
Scrolling by characterfrom 1 up to 8from 1 up to 8from 1 up to 8from 1 up to 8
Scrolling by  centered words, Truncate long words
Repetition, Labeling, Delay before display 
Radiotext
Radiotext1 message10 messages10 messages10 messages
RT Rate AdjustmentGroup SequenceGroup SequenceGroup Sequence
Formatted Radiotext-from 1 up to 8from 1 up to 8from 1 up to 8
RT+-
Communication
Scheduler-ScriptEasy
Configuration SoftwareEmbedded web serverEmbedded web server
Password protection
History Log-
Connection with automation softwareRS232RS232 or TCP/IPRS232 or TCP/IPRS232 or TCP/IP
Command translator-
Remote Display SimulationReal time Real timeReal time
ASCII protocolmessagesconfiguration + messagesconfiguration + messagesmessages
Ethernet port-
UECP standardPartially compliantCompliantFully compliantFully compliant
RDS Hardware
Inputs/Outputs-8 in + 4 out8 in + 4 out 16 in / 8 out Option
Communication port1 RS2323 RS232 + 1 RS485 + 1 TPC/IP3 RS232  + 1 RS485 + 1 TPC/IP3 RS232 + 2 ethernet + 1 USB
Synchro. Monitoring-with command3 RS232  + 1 RS485 + 1 TPC/IP3 RS232  + 1 RS485 + 1 TPC/IP
Mode: Side Chain, Loop through, Bypass-
Integrated RDS Decoder-
Physical Specification
 Silver & FMBHQSound Processor
External Dimensions  (W / L / H)483 (19”) x 220 x 1U483 (19”) x 440 x 1U
Weight4 kg~ 5.9 kg
Power supply voltage115 / 23090 / 265
Power supply frequency45-65 Hz47-63 Hz
Power consumption50VA50VA
Temperatures0°C to 50 °C+5°C to +45 °C
Storage temperatures-30°C to 80°C-20°C to +70°C
HumidityClass F DIN5004010-95% non condensing relative humidity

Order information

REFDescription
TF00343FMB50
Option
CD00098Software upgrade FMB50 to FMB80

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Brochures

  • AUDEMAT RDS Encoders

    Published on Jun 7, 2016

Quick Start Guides

  • Upgrading an FMB50 to an FMB80

    Published on Jul 19, 2016
  • FMB50/FMB80 - Quick start

    Published on Feb 16, 2017

Manuals

  • FMB50 - Manual

    Published on Feb 15, 2017

Software

  • FMB RDS Viewer

    Published on Jul 19, 2016

    Compatible Audemat RDS Encoders FMB50 and FMB80 (From Version 3780.k, contact us to upgrade your FMB80)

Catalog

  • Corporate Catalog

    Published on Apr 20, 2017
  • WorldCast Systems Overview

    Published on May 3, 2017

Press Kit

  • AUDEMAT RDS Encoder range - Press Kit

    Published on Feb 16, 2017
  • WorldCast Systems Logo - Press Kit

    Published on Feb 16, 2017