Blonder Tongue HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder

Blonder Tongue HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder

Blonder Tongue HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder

B&H # BLHDE4SQAM MFR # HDE-4S-QAM
Blonder Tongue HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder

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  • Encodes to MPEG-2 for QAM Delivery
  • 4x HD-SDI, 4x Component, 4x Composite In
  • Digital and Analog Audio Inputs
  • 4x QAM Outputs
  • RF Test Port
  • EAS Interface
  • Web Server and Ethernet for Browser GUI
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  • 1Description

The HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder from Blonder Tongue will encode HD-SDI, Component, or Composite video sources along with audio in MPEG-2 for delivery over QAM. It features four HD-SDI, four component, and four composite inputs, and allows you to use either all four of the HD-SDI inputs or a mixture of four Component and Composite inputs at once. Addition, up to four channels can be assigned per QAM output.

Supports EIA-708 closed captioning through SDI and EIA-608 closed-captioning through the analog inputs
Equipped with an Emergency Alert System (EAS) interface
Front-panel RF test port for testing and monitoring of QAM output without service interruption
Ethernet and Web server connection allows the system to be operated remotely using a Web browser
In the Box
Blonder Tongue HDE-4S-QAM MPEG-2 HD Encoder
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Input
    HD-SDI Connectors: 4 x BNC female
    Standard: SMPTE 292M
    Supported Resolutions: 480i, 720p, and 1080i
    Audio Support: Embedded PCM and pass-through Dolby Digital only
    Component Video Connectors: 4 x Sets of 3 x RCA female
    Supported Resolutions: 480i, 720p, and 1080i
    Aspect Ratios: 4:3 and 16:9
    Analog Audio Connectors: 4 x Sets of 2 x RCA female stereo pairs - shared with Composite
    Digital Audio Connectors: 4 x RCA female - shared with Composite
    Composite Video Connectors: 4 x RCA female
    Analog Audio Connectors: 4 x Sets of 2 x RCA female stereo pairs - shared with Component
    Digital Audio Connectors: 4 x RCA female - shared with Component
    Emergency Alert System (EAS) Connectors: 3x RCA female (Composite video and stereo analog audio)
    Trigger Mechanism: 5 to 12 VDC and dry contact closure (terminal strip)
    Encoding Profile - Video Output Format: MPEG-2 HD MP@ML; ISO 13818-2
    Chroma Sub-sampling: 4:2:0
    Supported Resolutions: 480i, 720p, and 1080i
    Supported Frame Rates: 29.97, 59.97 (720p only)
    Aspect Ratios: 4:3 and 16:9
    GOP Structure: I and P frames (user selectable)
    Transport Rate: Variable (user selectable)
    Video Rate: Variable (user selectable)
    Video Pre-filter: Variable (user selectable)
    Color Space: YCbCr and RGB
    Encoding Profile - Audio Output Format: Dolby Digital
    Sampling Rate: 48 kHz
    Bit Rate: Vaiable: 96 to 448 Kbps (user selectable)
    Closed Captioning HD-SDI: EIA-708 - embedded in HD-SDI input
    Component: EIA-608
    Composite: EIA-608
    Output
    QAM Connector: 1 x F type female(rear panel; up to 4 x QAM channels combined)
    Modulation: QAM 16, 32, 64, 128, and 256
    Standards: ITU-T J.83; Annex A and B
    DVM Symbol Rate: Variable; up to 7 MS/Symbol/sec (MBaud)
    Frequency Range: 54 to 1002 MHz
    Tuning: CATV channel selectable (channel 2 to 158)
    Channel's Bandwidth: 24 MHz(4 x adjacent 6 MHz)
    RF Level (4 channel combined): +42 to +52 dBmV, 1 dB increment
    RF Level (2 channel combined): +42 to +56 dBmV, 1 dB increment
    RF Level Accuracy: ± 1 dB
    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 bD (over 6 MHz)
    Phase Noise: -98 dBc at 10 kHz
    Spurious: -57 dBc
    Broadband Noise: -70 dBc at +52 dBmV output level, 5.5 MHz bandwidth
    Impedance: 75 ohm
    Spectral Inversion: Auto Recognition
    Carrier Suppression: 45 dB
    Return Loss: 14 bB typical
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 40 dB typical
    MER: 40 dB typical
    I/Q Phase Error: < 1°
    I/Q Amplitude Imbalance: < 1%
    ASI Connectors: 4 x BNC female
    Format: DVB-ASI
    Standard: ETSI EN 50083-9
    Ethernet Connector: 1 x RJ-45
    Standard: 1000Base-T
    UDP/RTP: Supported (user selectable)
    Address Assignment: 4 x IPv4 addresses and port numbers (user selectable)
    Alarms/Monitoring/Control
    Local Monitoring 8 x Input status LEDs (video 1 to 4 and audio 1 to 4)
    1 x Encoder LED
    1 x Power LED
    1 x F type female RF test port
    Local Control 1 x IP reset button
    Remote Monitoring/Control GUI-based menu via Web browser
    General
    Power Requirements 115 to 230 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz (Fuse: 3 A, 250 VDC, Slo Blo)
    Power Consumption 60 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% relative humidity at 95°F (35°C) maximum, non-condensing
    Rack Height 1 RU
    Dimensions 19 x 18.1 x 1.8" (483 x 460 x 44 mm)
    Weight 8 lb (3.6 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 24.5 x 21.0 x 6.0"

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