C A I R O

CommunicationsAudioInterface for Remote Operations

Summary Configuration

As a summary of the entire Remote Operations scheme, the following depicts a typical CAIRO configuration, with hot-link references to the sections in which the item or detail is discussed.

Typical CAIRO Configuration

Items in 'clockwise' order:
Rig to Remote Operators,
via
the'optional' CAIRO-8 domain
to the domain of 'basic' CAIRO .

Legend Item Summary Explanation Paragraph
(Link)
NA Nearby Aerial for optimum signals and minimum RF losses Intro.
C8i CAIRO-8 interface circuits (on PCB) inside a rig or rig-converter C8 .8
D8 DIN-8 rig socket mated with a DIN-8 plug C8 .2
LT Loose-Tail 8-way overall screened cable C8 .12
A8 Audio 8-pin socket mated with an Audio 8-pin plug C8 .12
AM Active Module (e.g. 'pip'-tone generator) with 'onward' DIN-8 socket CE .12
D8/HT DIN-8 plug on hard-wired (CAIRO-8) Tail C8 .12
AM2 A module in this 'position' may be a DIN-7 or "DIN-5" (i.e. CAIRO) signals only item
D5 DIN-5 (CAIRO Line) plug mated with a DIN-8 or DIN-7 socket C8 .1
RL Remote Line 4-core individually screened cable, paid-out as required RO .5
OR "Orange Reel " (or similar) cable drum with 2 or 3, DIN-7 sockets CE .1
D5 DIN-5 plug mated with one Orange Reel DIN-7 socket RO .4
CT CAIRO "Curly" Tail (but could be straight Line cable) CE .8
(A5) Normally hard-wired, but may be an Audio-5 socket mated with an Audio-5 plug CI .1
DOB Dual Operator Outlet Box 5 sockets, all DIN-7 RO .8
D7/BH DIN-7 plug on a Binaural Headset CE .10
EM Electret Mike on the boom of a headset CE .6
D5/TTT DIN-5 plug on a Trample-To-Talk footswitch PTT RO .5
D3/ES DIN-3 plug on an Extension Speaker CE .9
D5/FM DIN-5 plug on a 'Fist'-Mike CE .9
D7i DIN-7 plug feeding 'side-tone' into Auxiliary DIN-7 socket (at pin-6) RO .10
S7/D3 DIN-3 plug mated with a DIN-7 line-socket CE .3
SA/HH Series Adaptor for Hand-Held tuned for 'side-tone' listening; '=RF' CE .5

 

 


03/07/09

CAIRO

CAIRO-8

Talk-Through

Supplementary Material


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1
Remote Operations

2
CAIRO Basics

3
CAIRO-8 Basics

4
Raynet Packet

5
CAIRO Installations

6
CAIRO-8 Relays

7
CAIRO Relays

8
Relay Installations

Summary Configuration

Data Card

Handy Hints

Users