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Last Revised: 10/06/2005

Title: TEMPEST Level I
Status: No longer produced
Category: Facsimile, Digital
Manufacturer: Cryptek Secure Communications, LLC.
Model: TS-10A
Description: The Cryptek TS-10A is a high speed digital facsimile machine designed to provide users with a fast, cost effective means of transmitting and receiving documents ranging from simple text to hand-written notes, pictures, photographs, maps and drawings with a minimum amount of operator training. Simple prompts guide the user through the most sophisticated of functions. Standard features of the Cryptek TS-10A include support of a wide range of operating environments: compatibility with KG-13, KG-30, KY-57/58, KY-68/78, KG-84 family, STU II, STU III and other COMSEC equipment, Programmable Crypto Resync, data rates of 1.2Kb/s through 32Kb/s synchronous, support of V.22, V.27, V.29, V.32 and other modems, RS-232, RS-449, MIL-STD-188-114, interfaces and communications error tolerance of up to 5 x 10 -2 Bit Error Rate. The TS-10A also provides HF, VHF, UHF, and UHF satellite radio transmission support. Other standard features include: - Normal and inverted data sense tolerance - Standard 01 and 02 synchronous protocols - No image retention - STANAG 500 Type I protocol - Compressed, uncompressed and compressed FEC - B/W, Halftone and other resolutions (see options) - 204 x 196, 204 x 98 and 102 x 98 dot per inch resolutions - Original document width up to 11.7" (A3) with auto-reduction to 8.5" (A4) - Thermal printing with auto-paper cut - 100m paper roll maximum - 30-page auto-document feed - Transmit, receive and activity reports - 115 VAC power - 41 lbs. Options:
No. Description
* 1070 MIL-STD-188-161 and STANAG 5000 Type II: 4, 8, and 16 level Gray Scale, High resolution photographic capability
* 1025 Non-standard 01, 02, 03 and 06 synchronous protocols
* 1026 Non-standard 04 and 05 asynchronous protocols
* 1042 CCITT G3 commercial facsimile modem
* 1046 64Kb/s synchronous data rate
* 1047 Fiber optic computer interface
* 1080 115/230 VAC switch selectable power supply
* 1085 International language display


Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Jun 11, 2009 | Last Reviewed: Jun 11, 2009