Blonder Tongue AQP ATSC/QAM Processor

Blonder Tongue AQP ATSC/QAM Processor

Blonder Tongue AQP ATSC/QAM Processor


Show MoreLess


Now Viewing:

Special Order
Expected availability: 3-7 business days

Product Highlights

  • Supports 8VSB and QAM Inputs
  • Supports QAM Sub-Bands
  • QAM Output at +55 dBmV
  • 54 to 864 MHz Output Frequency
  • 1RU Rackmount Form Factor
Show moreShow less

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Dec 17th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Arturo M. (Wk 3)

Rich P. (Wk 4)

Valeria A. (Wk 5)

Sabrina B. (Wk 6)

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

Blonder Tongue AQP overview

  • 1Description

The AQP ATSC/QAM Processor from Blonder Tongue accepts digital off-air (8VSB) or digital cable (QAM) input and trans-modulates it to QAM output. It features agile QAM output at +55 dBmV with a frequency range of 54 to 864 MHz.

Accepts 8VSB (digital off-air) or QAM (digital cable) sources and outputs in the QAM 54 to 864 MHz range. It will also accept sub-band QAM channels T7 to T13
Can be utilized in a remote head-end to regenerate a clean QAM following signal degradation
Allows TVs to receive digital off-air programming on CATV channel assignments by trans-modulating the 8VSB input to QAM
Can be used in remote digital orientation applications where the QAM channel needs to be delivered to the head-end via sub-band frequencies
In the Box
Blonder Tongue AQP ATSC/QAM Processor
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Blonder Tongue AQP specs

    Connector 1 x F type female
    Standards 8VSB/16VSB: ATSC Digital Television A/53E
    QAM: ITU J.83 - Annex A and B (16, 32, 64, 128, 256 QAM)
    8VSB/16VSB Modes Tuning Range: VHF (NTSC channels 2 to 13); UHF (NTSC channels 16 to 69)
    Data Rate: 19.392 Mbp/s
    Bandwidth: 6 MHz
    8VSB Power Level:-28 to +20 dBmV
    16VSB Power Level: -25 to +20 dBmV
    QAM Mode Turning Range: CATV (NTSC channels T7 to T13; 2 to 135)
    Data Rate: 38.8 Mbp/s (QAM 256); 26.97 MBp/s (QAM 64) - Auto Detect
    Bandwidth: 6 MHz
    Power Level: -20 to +20 dBmV
    Impedance 75 ohm
    Connector 1 x F type female
    QAM Modulation Modes 16, 32, 64, 128, 256
    DVS Symbol Rate Variable; 1 to 7 MSymbols/sec (Mbaud)
    Frequency Range 54 to 864 MHz
    QAM Tuning NTSC: Per channel's number from 2 to 135
    PAL: Per channel's center-frequencey (12.5 kHz increments)
    RF Level +55 dBmV
    RF Level LCD Screen Error ±2 dB
    RF Level Adjustment Range 45 to 55 dBmV
    Frequency Tolerance ±0.5 kHz at 77°F (25°C)
    Frequency Stability ±5 kHz over 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Amplitude Flatness ±0.25 dB (over 6 MHz channel)
    Phase Noise -98 dBc at 10 kHz
    Spurious -60 dBc
    Broadband Noise -75 dBc at +55 dBmV output level, 4 Mhz bandwidth
    Impedance 75 ohm
    Return Loss 12 dB
    Spectral Inversion Auto Recognition
    Carrier Suppression 55 dB
    SNR > 40 dB
    MER > 40 dB
    I/Q Phase Error < 1°
    I/Q Amplitude Imbalance < 1%
    Indicators 8VSB/16VSB: Status Lock - green LED
    Local Monitoring Front-panel, 16-character, 2-line LCD screen
    Local Control Front-panel navigational key-pad
    Sub-band input ON/OFF switch
    Power Requirements 105 to 135 VAC; 60 Hz (Fuse: 1 A, 250 VDC, SloBlo)
    Power Consumption 23 W
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -13 to 158°F (25 to 70°C)
    Humidity 0 to 95% RF at up to 95°F (35°C), non-condensation
    Rack Height 1 RU
    Dimensions 19 x 18.1 x 1.8" (483 x 460 x 44 mm)
    Weight 7 lb / 3.2 kg

    Blonder Tongue AQP reviews

    Be the first to review this item

    Blonder Tongue AQP Q&A

    Blonder Tongue AQP accessories

    See any errors on this page? Let us know.