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ZeeVee HDB2540DT 4-Channel HD Digital Encoder/Modulator

ZeeVee HDB2540DT 4-Channel HD Digital Encoder/Modulator
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ZeeVee HDB2540DT Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Superior Video Quality
  • 3Ease of Management
  • 4High Reliability
  • 5Extensible Architecture
  • 6General Features

The HDB2540DT 4-Channel HD Digital Encoder/Modulator from ZeeVee converts 4 Component or VGA sources into cable channels and broadcasts them over existing coax cabling to an unlimited number of tuner-equipped displays. The video is encoded into MPEG-2 and audio into AC-3. VGA input supports a wide range of resolutions from 640 x 480 to 1440 x 900. It comes with an included crossover cable which can only be used with DirecTV H25 receivers.

Superior Video Quality

  • Full MPEG2 implementation
  • I, P, and B Frames
  • Low latency
  • Full motion estimation with a wide search range

Ease of Management

  • Powerful, highly intuitive web interface
  • On-site or remote management
  • Web accessible instrumentation and management
  • Single session configures and manages all connected units
  • Front Panel Display for on-site status and management at a glance

High Reliability

  • Low-stress power system
  • Full system instrumentation and monitoring
  • Official international regulatory approval
  • Forced air cooling for effective thermal control

Extensible Architecture

  • Easy downloadable firmware updates
  • Future enhancements provided regularly
  • Emergency Alert System (EAS)
  • Bonus information channel for use with small video loops

General Features

  • QAM modulator
  • Maestro multibox management software with local or remote configuration and management
  • Color LCD for front-panel configuration and at-a-glance monitoring and status
  • Breakthrough Cable Management with each model utilizing a choice of hydra AV cables (extend from a full sized DIN connector to 7 inputs - component HD video, analog, and digital audio) or DIN VGA cables.Ethernet port for configuration and remote management
  • Analog and digital audio which is internally encoded and broadcast as AC-3 or MPEG-1 Layer 2
  • Integrated Closed Caption support which is required for ADA compliance in many applications
  • Made in USA
UPC: 812254010496

ZeeVee HDB2540DT Specs

Video Input
Component Video4 x DIN connector HDbridge end, 4 x RCA connectors for HD source up to 720p
VGA4 x HD-15 connector, 4 x 75 Ohm RGB 0 to 0.7V, Separate H and V sync
VGAResolutions Supported: 640 x 480, 720 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1152 x 864, 1176 x 664, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 768, 1280 x 800, 1280 x 960, 1280 x 1024, 1360 x 768, 1440 x 900 at 60, 70, 72, 75, 85 Hz
VGA resolutions are broadcast centered in the best vertical fit into 1920 x 1080p30 or 1280 x 720p60
Closed CaptionEIA/CEA-608 captions accepted over composite video input
ChannelExtra Digital: MPEG2 Program stream file, up to 200 MB
Audio Input
AudioStereo Analog and Digital Audio: 2 x Line level input per channel DIN connector HDbridge end
2 x RCA connector or digital
2 x SPDIF audio input. 3.5 mm pigtail connector with VGA
Video Encoder
Encoder Video ProfileMPEG2 HD: ISO13818-2 main profile @ high level
Traffic ShapingVariable bit rate
Encoding Data RatesVariable, 10 to 24 Mb/s per channel
Average Encoding Data Rate: 18 Mb/s per channel
Encoding LatencyProgrammable 200 to 400 msec
Color Profile4:2:0
GOP Size16
Video, Audio PIDProgrammable starting value
Program InformationProgrammable program name, EIT
Audio Encoder
Encoder Audio ProfileATSC A/52, Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Modulation TypeQAM 256 (ITU-T J83 Annex B) interleaving modes: (64, 2) only
Cable StandardHRC, IRC, or STD
Frequency RangeUp to 4 paired, frequency agile QAM RF CATV channels 2 to 135
2 kHz resolution
+/- 30 ppm accuracy
+/- 35 ppm stability
Output Power+45 dBmV typical
Output Level Adjustment25 to 45 dBmV in 1 dBmV steps
MER>38 dB typical
I/Q Amplitude Imbalance<1% typical
Spectral Tilt
Network Interface10/100 MB Ethernet via RJ45 connection
IP address via DHCP or set by user
HTML/Javascript served web interface for easy configuration
Telnet connection for CLI scripting
Easy firmware updates
All settings saved in NV storage
DisplayQuickly obtain status at a glance, basic configurations, software revisions, and updates
Power100 to 240 VAC 50/60 Hz, 60 W maximum, 30 W typical IEC 60320-C14
CoolingDual internal cooling fans, front inlet, rear exhaust
Operating ConditionsTemperature: 32° to 113°F (0 to 45°C)
Humidity: 10 to 80% (non-condensing)
VibrationNSTA 1A in carton
MTBF62000 hours
ComplianceFCC Class A, IEC60065, EN61000 (see manual 70-00031-00), CE, RoHS, RCM C-Tick
Enclosure TypeMetal
MountingRack ears shipped attached, 1 RU high
DimensionsWithout Rack-Mount Ears: 1.72 x 17.33 x 9.90" (4.36 x 44.0 x 25.10 cm)
Weight6.25 lb (2.83 kg)
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