Link Electronics AIP-494 Closed Caption Encoder over IP with Audio (1 RU)

Link Electronics AIP-494 Closed Caption Encoder over IP with Audio (1 RU)

Link Electronics AIP-494 Closed Caption Encoder over IP with Audio (1 RU)

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Product Highlights

  • Encodes and Decodes Close Caption Data
  • Supports 3GB/HD/SD-SDI
  • IP Audio and Captioning
  • XDS RAM (V-Chip)
  • Data Recovery
  • GPI Remote "Legalizer"
  • Made in the USA
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Link Electronics AIP-494 overview

  • 1Description

The 1 RU AIP-494 Closed Caption Encoder over IP from Link Electronics features audio and captions over IP. It accepts 3GB/HD/SD-SDI input and output, transport streams via BNC connectors, and gives three closed caption encoded outputs of the same format as the input, with the option of one of them being decoded. The AIP-494 takes the user selected channel pair of AES that is embedded on the SDI input and sends that audio to a 'Captioner' operator via IP. An audio over IP player is provided to monitor the audio and requires only a regular internet connection. The unit will also receive caption data via IP from the 'Captioner' operator.

The AIP-494 has a menu that allows you to select, resend, or redirect data from the Ethernet port to the serial ports. It has a GPI remote activated Legalizer, also called Weather Lift, with a menu that allows you to select the amount of lines to be lifted. It also has a decoded output and caption data recovery for quality monitoring.

Allows true IP captioning
XDS RAM (V-Chip)
2 CEA-708 services converted from 608
VBI and VANC for SD
Field upgradeable
VANC line selection
Power-off bypass
Decodes CC1-CC4 or S1-S6
Made in the USA
UPC: 705641990535
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Link Electronics AIP-494 Closed Caption Encoder over IP with Audio (1 RU)
  • Limited 10-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Link Electronics AIP-494 specs

    Video Input
    Connector 1 x BNC, 75 Ohms
    Embedded Audio AES 48 kHz (20- or 24-bit), SMPTE ST 299-1 (HD), or SMPTE ST 272 (SD) on Group 1 channels 1 & 2
    SMPTE ST 274 (1080p, 1080i, 1080s), ST 296 (720p), and ST 259 (NTSC & PAL)
    Equalization Automatic, 100' / 30.5 m at 1.5 Gb/s, 500' / 152.4 m at 270 Mb/s
    Video Output
    Connectors 3 x BNC, 75 Ohms
    1 x Power-off bypassed
    Signal Level 800 mV, nominal
    DC Offset ±0.5 V
    Rise Time 200 ps, nominal
    Overshoot < 10%
    Jitter Timing Jitter: < 1.0 U
    Wideband Jitter: < 0.2 UI
    GPI 1 x Open/closed dry contact
    Serial Ports 1 x 9-pin Sub-D RS-232 male
    1 x 9-pin Sub-D RS-232 female
    Ethernet 1 x 8P8C modular connector, IEEE
    Power Input 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Output 5 VDC up to 3.2 A
    Compliance UL approved
    Temperature 32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
    Humidity 10 to 90%
    Dimensions 10.5 x 1.8 x 19.0" / 26.7 x 4.6 x 48.3 cm
    Weight 4 lb / 1.8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 20.0 x 6.0"

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