Broadcast Electronics STXe-500 Transmitter / Digital Exciter 500W
Broadcast Electronics STXe-500 Transmitter / Digital Exciter 500W

Broadcast Electronics STXe-500 Transmitter / Digital Exciter 500W


Regular price $888,888.88

Broadcast Electronics STXe-500 Transmitter / Digital Exciter 500W

Reliability – Redundancy – Audio Quality

When it comes to radio transmission, Broadcast Electronics’ FM transmitters are hard to beat.

Standout features include true proportional VSWR foldback for transmission resiliency and independent IPAs and power supplies that give you full standby power without having to buy another transmitter.

Large, removable panels provide access to every major assembly for quick repair in the unlikely event of a problem, and advanced controllers offer more in-field information than ever.

Features available in all STX Radio Transmitters / Exciters

  • Multiple Audio Inputs with Auto-failover capabilities
  • RDS Generator Built-in (Static and/or Dynamic with TRE)
  • Synchronous FM Compatible
  • Unparalleled Audio Quality
  • AES over Composite / Baseband 192 Capable
  • Next Generation Digital Radio Capable (HD Radio DRM+)
  • SNMP Level III Control and Security
  • Perfect for translators with built-in FSK-ID
  • IP Connectivity with GUI
  • Excellent AC to RF Efficiency
  • Built-In Audio Delay

The STXe series of direct to channel exciters has eclipsed even our own
legendary exciter predecessors in audio quality. The STXe is a digital exciter that can produce the best AES audio but is also capable of broadcasting in HD or DRM+. The STXe series of exciters include as standard an RDS generator and multi-program inputs with silence sensor.

Also included is a built-in audio delay for HD Radio operation. The system also includes SNMP Level III Control and Security and is perfect for translator
operation with a built in FSK-ID generator.

AES over Composite / Baseband 192 Capable allows excellent audio quality and as with all BE transmitters uses the latest in transistor amplifier technology offering the highest AC to RF efficiency.



• Exciter audio performance has been a hallmark of BE for decades

• The new exciter and controller in the STX LPprovideaudio performance that rivals BE’s legendary FX 30, FX 50 and FXi Exciters

• Improved AC to RF efficiency reduces energy costs

• New enhanced GUI provides access to all important transmitter parameters

• SNMP Level 3 Control and Security


• Since 1959, BE has provided equipment to radio broadcasters that is designated to last for the long haul

• Designed and manufactured in the USA, the STX LP line of transmitters has been installed in over 1,400 locations since its introduction

• 2nd Generation design includes updates to power supplies and fans, insuring an even longer transmitter life


• The STX LP Generation is designed for the world’s digital standards and unique applications

• HD Radio®Capable

• Synchronous FM Systems

• IP Connectivity for complete transmitter status


• Unique Exciter and controller design allows the ability to add an optional second controller/ exciter for full redundancy in the event of an exciter or controller failure

• Ideal for N+1 Systems

Graphical User Interface - GUI
• With IP connectivity at the transmitter site, the STX LP1 provides all important transmitter operating conditions and control options from a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

• Three levels of security control are available from “view only” to “complete control,” ensuring secure access for the correct personnel.
Key Features and Benefits

  • RDS Generator built-in with Dynamic RDS
  • Multiple Program Inputs with silence sensor and auto failover
  • Single Frequency Network capable with built-in Audio delay
  • N+1 Capable, Main/Alternate Capable
  • SNMP Level 3 Security and Control

HD RADIO HD Solutions from Broadcast Electronics

Broadcast Electronics’ HD Radio transmitters and generators are the choice for a majority of the converted radio stations in the U.S. and a large number of broadcast facilities overseas. Operating efficiency, easy configurability and on-the-fly operability are just a few of the reasons why.

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