TCA100 Dual Channel Distribution Amplifier

The TCA100 is a dual channel distribution amplifier for SMPTE, EBU, IRIG and other time code designed to isolate and strengthen signals in order to distribute them to multiple feeds over large areas. 

masterclock TCA100


  • Works with IRIG (all except differential), SMPTE, EBU and others
  • Transformer outputs for superior isolation
  • BNC I/O connectors for ease of connection
  • Balanced I/O available via DB-9 connector
  • Two separate and isolated output channels standard


Output Level

  • Up to 14 V PP (with 600Ω load)
  • Each channel is individually adjustable with a front panel accessible level control

Output Options
Each output channel can be jumpered to provide:

  • isolated balanced to ground
  • single ended grounded
  • transformer isolated differential

Input Level

  • 2-14 Vpp range of input for rated output

Frequency Response

  • 100 Hz to 8 kHz ± 1dB


  • Size: 4.2w x 1.5h x 5.5d in (10.6w x 3.8h x 14d cm)
  • Weight: 16 oz (454 g)

I/O Connectors

  • Input is balanced and connected via an isolated BNC or 2 pins of a DB-9 male connector
  • Outputs are transformer isolated, balanced and available via isolated BNCs or separate pins of a DB-9 male connector
  • Power connector is 2 mm male plug


  • Cover: off-white aluminum, rack-mountable
  • Front/rear panel - clear anodized aluminum
  • Rack-mountable using RM4 kit

Power Supply

  • DC input (9-28 VDC), <2 watt power consumption, external wall mount power supply included

Operating Parameters

  • Temperature: 0 to +70°C
  • Humidity: Up to 90% (non-condensing at 25°C)