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Blonder Tongue AQD ATSC/QAM Demodulator Module
  • Blonder Tongue AQD ATSC/QAM Demodulator Module
  • Blonder Tongue AQD ATSC/QAM Demodulator Module
  • Blonder Tongue AQD ATSC/QAM Demodulator Module
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Blonder Tongue AQD ATSC/QAM Demodulator Module

Item #: AQD   •   MFG #: AQD







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.

  • Features

    • Input standards supported are digital off-air (8VSB) and digital cable (QAM 64 and 256)
      NTSC Composite Analog Audio/Video output is in 480i format and supports Closed Captioning (EIA-608)
      Optional AQD-RCS module allows remote monitoring and configuration of up to 80 AQD modules
      Optional AQD-SPS unit provides standby utility power to the primary power supply (AQD Power & Control module)


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