Lumantek ez-Caster EN3 MPEG2/H.264 HD Encoder/ATSC Modulator

Lumantek ez-Caster EN3 MPEG2/H.264 HD Encoder/ATSC Modulator
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Lumantek EZ-CASTER EN3 Overview

The ez-Caster EN3 MPEG2/H.264 HD Encoder/ATSC Modulator from Lumantek is an audio/video system with AV encoding and multiplexing technology. It is designed for small studio applications. It enables a simultaneous video/audio encoding technology and modulation in a single device. The encoder is optimized for the Korean terrestrial TV environment, supporting Mpeg-2 video and AC3 Audio technology as well as the 8VSB modulation. The system supports HDMI, HD-SDI, component and composite inputs with HDMI, HD-SDI, analog stereo audio (L/R) for audio inputs.

Lumantek EZ-CASTER EN3 Specs

TypeHD Encoder + 8VSB Modulator
InputsSD/HD-SDI: 1 x BNC, 75 Ohms
HDMI: 1 x HDMI 1.4a (HDCP not supported)
Component: 1 x 3RCA YCbCr, 170M Hz 12-bit ADC
Composite: 1 x RCA, CVBS, 3D comb filter
Analog Stereo Audio: 2 x RCA (left/right)
Video Resolutions1920 x 1080p: 60/59.94 (automatic convert to interlaced format)
1920 x 1080i: 60/59.94
1280 x 720p: 60/59.94
720 x 480i: 59.94 (NTSC)
Resolution detect and automatic/manual change support
SystemSystem Delay: 150, 200, 350, 650 ms
TS Bit Rate: 4.5 to 25 Mb/s
Editable TS ID, PMT/PCR/Video/Audio PID
Video EncoderMPEG2, H.264
MPEG2 HD/SD (MP @ HL / MP @ ML), H.264 HD/SD (HP @ L4 / HP @ L3)
Bit Rate: (MPEG2) 5 to 22 Mb/s, (H.264) 3.5 to 22 Mb/s
Closed caption support
Audio EncoderMP1L2, Dolby AC3, AAC-LC, HE-AACv2 (Stereo)
Bit Rate: 192 to 384 kb/s (HE-AACv2 32 to 96 kb/s)
Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Audio Delay: 0 to 400 ms
Volume Control: 100 to 500%
MGT, TVCT generation enable/disable
Short name, major and minor channel number setting
1 x BNC, 75 Ohms
Packet Size: 188 Bytes
TS Bit Rate: 19.392 Mb/s
Transport Stream
1 x RJ45, 100 BaseT TS over IP
RF OutputModulation: ATSC (8VSB)
Connector: 1 x F-Type, 75 Ohms
Output Level: +2 to -18 dBm (0.5 dB step)
Center Frequency Range: 40 to 999 MHz
MER: >36 dB
Spurious: 60 dBc (relative to output level)
Phase Noise: VHF 110 dBc @ 20 kHz, UHF 95 dBc @ 20 kHz
LatencyUltra Latency: 150 ms
Latency Control: 200, 350, 600 ms
ManagementFront Panel: 4-line text LCD, 6 buttons, status LED (RGB)
Rear USB Port: GUI, Firmware update
Operating Temperature32 to 113°F (0 to 45°C)
Power Requirements110 or 220 VAC
Power Consumption25 W maximum
Dimensions19.0 x 9.44 x 1.7" (483 x 240 x 44 mm)
Weight4.4 lb (2 kg)
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