Accepts one 8VSB (digital off-air) or QAM 64/256 Input (digital cable) and delivers one output in NTSC composite video with analog stereo audio. It allows delivering of a digital off-air program to viewers with an analog TV set. It also allows an operator to cherry-pick channels from a "clear" QAM cable lineup.
AQD-PLUS is the same as AQD, but includes the AFD broadcast package. AFD (Active Format Description) is a standard set of codes embedded in the video stream and used by digital television broadcasters to optimally display a 16:9 video format on an analog television set designed for 4:3 video format. It also allows remote monitoring & control of up to 10 chassis (80 AQD modules) installed in the same headend location.
Utilizes a GUI-based interface menu compatible with any standard web browser (Requires no software installation on your PC).
*Note: AQD-PCM Power and Control Module and QTRC QAM Transcoder Rack Chassis are required. These items are sold separately.