Your R-PHY node made smarter for greener broadband delivery

The Shell remote PHY node can simplify your operations, reduce truck rolls, and lower your hardware investments. With complete deployment flexibility, you can change your diplexers in the field to extend the life of your hybrid fiber-coaxial network and easily transition to the next generation of broadband networks over time.

Flexible connection options to any IP network for any Ethernet/IP applications give you the flexibility to evolve the network at your own pace.

RF Ports
Configuration options with 1x1, 1x2 segmentation
Lowest power with full DOCSIS 3.1 functionality
Modular RF launch amplifier with options for lower or higher output
US Split
Diplex filters can be swapped in the field for plant expansions

You can't make it any smaller for a simpler more modular future

You can provide high-speed data, video, and voice services over coax, and reduce operational costs. Improve your system performance over temperature with highly accurate power and tilt control.

Evolve fiber deep deployments and prepare your network for future growth. Leverage superior RF performance and spend less time in the field with built-in remote configuration capabilities.

The most compact RPD integrated into the smallest node
Remote RF configuration
Advanced SW features provide network insight
Full DOCSIS 3.1 spectrum with simplified licensing

Shell Compact DAA Node product features

The Shell Compact DAA Node is a flexible solution that scales with your network. 

Robust & compact

Allocate in small street cabinets, MDUs, or any outdoor environment

Node analytics

Troubleshoot remotely to reduce your truck rolls and boost your proactivity

Full DAA support

Support for both your IP and legacy services

Configure remotely

Gain and tilt control for simplified installation and RPD replacement

cOS Central monitoring

24/7/365 system health monitoring for optimal performance

Compare our DAA nodes

Mounting Mounting
Physical Dimension Physical Dimension
Number of RPDs Number of RPDs
Number of Jetty Ethernet Switches Number of Jetty Ethernet Switches
Possible DSxUS Configurations Possible DSxUS Configurations
PSU Redundancy PSU Redundancy
Integrated UPS Integrated UPS
RF Ports RF Ports
Cable Power Cable Power
110VAC/220VAC Mains Power 110VAC/220VAC Mains Power

Shell Compact
DAA Node

Mounting Wall mounting
Physical Dimension Compact
Number of RPDs Single RPD
Number of Jetty Ethernet Switches Not supported
Possible DSxUS Configurations 1x1, 1x2
PSU Redundancy
Integrated UPS
RF Ports 2+1 (split)
Cable Power
110VAC/220VAC Mains Power

Ripple Modular
DAA Node

Mounting Strand mounting
Physical Dimension Mid size
Number of RPDs 1 or 2 RPDs
Number of Jetty Ethernet Switches Up to 2
Possible DSxUS Configurations 1x1, 1x2, 1x3, 1x4, 2x2, 2x3, 2x4
PSU Redundancy 1+1
Integrated UPS
RF Ports 4 independent
Cable Power
110VAC/220VAC Mains Power
Oyster Low Power DAA Node

Oyster Low-Power
DAA Node

Mounting Wall mounting
Physical Dimension Compact
Number of RPDs Single RPD
Number of Jetty Ethernet Switches 1
Possible DSxUS Configurations 1x1, 1x2
PSU Redundancy
Integrated UPS
RF Ports 2+1 (split)
Cable Power
110VAC/220VAC Mains Power
“We want to deliver enhanced next-generation services to our members over the best network in the most cost-effective way possible.”
Graham Johnston
Chief Technology Officer at Westman Communications

Shell DAA node for all your broadband needs

Deploy R-PHY

Understand the essential steps and prepare for your R-PHY deployment. The cost benefits go far beyond speed and optimization. Set your access network up for the future of broadband today.


Prepare for DAA

Get key insights on how your business benefits from a virtualized cable access network. The first step to a Distributed Access Architecture is virtualization. You can start your journey now at a lesser cost with increased savings.


Virtualize your CMTS

The cOS VCMTS software lets you disaggregate the CMTS to start leveraging the full benefits of cloud-native virtualization. Reduce energy and real-estate to prepare for your seamless migration to the next generation of broadband.



Frequently asked questions

What are the services Harmonic offers for Shell?

Harmonic has a team of network experts to work alongside your operators, technicians and engineers. We can support your network planning, deployment, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance 24/7 and 365 days per year.

How can I receive support for Shell?

All Harmonic cOS customers have access to our state-of-the-art cOS Central platform. You'll have access to a complete set of cloud-based tools and services to simplify your cable and broadband network monitoring, management and operations.
If you need immediate support, you can either:

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