Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM Component/HD-SDI/HDMI/VGA/Composite to QAM/ASI/IP MPEG-2 HD Encoder

Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM Component/HD-SDI/HDMI/VGA/Composite to QAM/ASI/IP MPEG-2 HD Encoder

Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM Component/HD-SDI/HDMI/VGA/Composite to QAM/ASI/IP MPEG-2 HD Encoder

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Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM overview

  • 1Description

This MPEG-2 HD to QAM Encoder by Blonder Tongue accepts any of the following inputs: component, HD-SDI, HDMI (unencrypted), VGA, and composite. MPEG-2 encoded outputs are available in the following formats simultaneously: QAM RF, ASI, and IP (10/100Base-T Ethernet). The encoder features an analog/digital audio input which supports Dolby Digital audio encoding, and Closed Captioning (EIA-608).

The QAM RF output is frequency-agile over the entire CATV frequency range of 54-1002MHz (channels 2 to 158) with an output level of +40dBmV. Comprehensive remote monitoring and control is accomplished using any standard Web browser via a front-panel 10/100Base-T Ethernet connection. A rear-panel VGA output port is available for loop-through applications.

Accepts 1 program from any of the following inputs: component, HD-SDI, HDMI (unencrypted), VGA, and composite
Simultaneously delivers the following outputs: QAM, ASI, and IP
Provides +40dBmV QAM RF output level
Provides comprehensive GUI-based monitoring and control via standard Web browsers
Compact design permits installation of up to 3 encoder modules in 1RU
Supports real-time Dolby Digital audio encoding
Supports user-defined PSIP configuration
Supports closed captioning EIA-608 and EIA-708
In the Box
Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM Component/HD-SDI/HDMI/VGA/Composite to QAM/ASI/IP MPEG-2 HD Encoder
  • Power Supply +12VDC
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Blonder Tongue HDE-CSV-QAM specs

    Component Connectors: 3 x RCA for video (Y, Pb, Pr), 2 x RCA for analog audio (L, R), 1 x RCA for digital audio (PCM)
    Video Resolution: 480i, 720p, & 1080i
    Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3 & 16:9
    HD-SDI Connector: 1 x BNC
    Standard: SMPTE 292M
    Video Resolution: 480i, 720p, & 1080i
    Audio: Embedded PCM and pass-through Dolby Digital only
    HDMI Connector: 1 x HDMI
    Video Resolution: 480i, 720p, & 1080i
    HDCP Encryption: Not supported
    Audio: Embedded PCM & pass-through Dolby Digital only
    VGA Connectors: 2 x female VGA (input + loop-through output)
    Video Resolution: 640 x 480 @ 60 fps, 800 x 600 @ 60 fps, 1024 x 768 @ 60 fps
    Audio: 2 x RCA for analog audio (L, R), 1 x RCA for digital audio (PCM)
    Composite Connector: 1 x RCA for video (Y)
    Video Resolution: 480i
    Audio: 2 x RCA for analog audio (L, R), 1 x RCA for digital audio (PCM)
    Video Output Format: MPEG-2 HD MP@ML; ISO 13818-2
    Chroma: 4:2:0
    Resolution: 480i, 720p, & 1080i
    Frame Rate: 29.97 fps (480i), 29.97 fps (1080i), 59.97 fps (720p)
    Aspect Ratio: 4:3 & 16:9
    GOP Structure: I & P frames (user-selectable)
    Transport Rate: Variable (user-selectable)
    Video Bit Rate: Variable (user-selectable)
    Video Pre-Filter: Variable (user-selectable)
    Intra DC Precision: Variable; 8-11 bit (user-selectable)
    Color Space: YCbCr and RGB
    Audio Output Format: Dolby Digital
    Sampling Rate: 48 kHz
    Bit Rate: Variable; 96 - 448 Kbps (user-selectable)
    Closed Captioning Component: EIA - 608; 1 x RCA (CC)
    HD-SDI: EIA - 708; embedded in HD-SDI input
    HDMI: EIA - 608; 1 x RCA (CC)
    VGA: EIA - 608; 1 x RCA (CC)
    Composite: EIA - 608
    QAM Connector: 1 x "F" female (rear-panel)
    Modulation: QAM 16, 32, 64, 128, and 256
    Standards: ITU-T J.83; annex A and B
    DVB Symbol Rate: Variable; up to 7 MSymbol/sec (MBaud)
    Frequency Range: 54 - 1002 MHz
    Tuning: CATV channel selectable (channels 2 to 158)
    Channels' Bandwidth: 6 MHz
    RF Level: +40 dBmV ±1 dB
    RF Level Adjustment: +32 to +42 dBmV, 1 dB increment
    Frequency Tolerance: ±0.5 kHz @ 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 (@ 10 kHz)
    Spurious: -60 dBc
    Broadband Noise: -70 dBc (@ +40 dBmV output level, 5.5 MHz bandwidth)
    Impedance: 75Ω
    Spectral Inversion: Auto recognition
    Carrier Suppression: 45 dB
    Return Loss: 14 dB typical
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 40 dB typical
    MER: 40 dB typical
    I/Q Phase Error: Less than 1 degree
    I/Q Amplitude Imbalance: Less than 1%
    ASI Connector: 1 x BNC (front-panel)
    Format: DVB-ASI
    Standard: ETSI EN 50083-9
    IP Connector: 1 x RJ45 (front-panel)
    Standard: 10/100Base-T Ethernet
    UDP/RTP: Supported (user-selectable)
    Local Monitoring 1 x status LED
    1 x power LED
    Local Control 1 x IP reset button
    Remote Monitoring/Control GIU-based menu via standard Web browsers (1 x RJ45 front-panel connector; 10/100Base-T, also used for IP output)
    Power 115 - 230 VAC / output 12 VDC @ 3 A (external power supply)
    Power Dissipation 20 W
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
    Operating Humidity 0 to 95% RH @ 35°C max, non-condensing
    Storage Humidity 0 to 95% RH @ 35°C max, non-condensing
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 5.65 x 12.50 x 1.75" (14.35 x 31.75 x 4.45 cm)
    Weight 1.5 lb (0.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.2 x 10.4 x 5.0"

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