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Blonder Tongue HDE-8C-QAM High Definition Encoder - 8 Programs
     
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    Blonder Tongue HDE-8C-QAM High Definition Encoder - 8 Programs

    Item #: BT-HDE-8C-QAM   •   MFG #: HDE-8C-QAM

     

    List Price:$6,244.00
    Our Price:$4,698.95

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      HDE-8C-QAM (MPEG-2 HD Encoder: 8xComponent/Composite to 4xQAM) accepts up to eight analog programs from any of the following inputs: 8xComponent and 8xComposite. The encoder is equipped with a spare input (9th input) to replace any one of the primary eight inputs in the event of a failure.

      The encoder digitizes, MPEG-2 encodes each input into a high-definition stream, multiplexes the resulting eight streams, and then modulates them onto four adjacent QAM channels in the 54-1002 MHz range (CATV 2-158). Any one of the four QAM outputs is also available in ASI format.

      The encoder supports Dolby Digital audio encoding, and Closed Captioning (EIA-608) for each of the eight encoded programs. It is also equipped with an Emergency Alert System (EAS) interface consisting of a composite video and L/R audio program input. EAS triggering is via a 5-12 VDC input or dry contact closure available from most EAS receivers. A front-panel RF test point allows for monitoring/testing of the QAM output without service interruption. Comprehensive remote monitoring and control is accomplished using any standard Web browser via a rear-panel 10/100Base-T Ethernet connection.

       
      • Features

        • Accepts up to 8 programs from any of the following inputs: 8xComponent and 8xComposite
        • Supports additional 1 spare input to replace a failed input
        • Digitizes, MPEG-2 encodes, and multiplexes up to 8 inputs into 4 QAM output channels (2 programs per QAM channel)
        • Provides any 1 of the 4 QAM output streams in ASI format
        • Configurable to ITU-T J.83 Annex A and B digital QAM formats
        • Provides comprehensive GUI-based monitoring and control via standard Web browsers
        • Provides a front-panel RF test point (at 20 dB below primary QAM output)
        • Equipped with EAS interface (Analog Video + L/R Audio) and triggering compatible with all EAS receivers
        • Supports Real-time Dolby Digital audio encoding
        • Supports Closed Captioning EIA-608 for each of the 8 encoded programs
        • Supports user-defined PSIP configuration
         
      • Specifications

        • Dimensions (W x D x H): 19.0 x 19.5 x 3.5 inches (483 x 495 x 89 mm)
        • Power: 110 - 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz (Fuse: 4.0A, 250 VDC, Slo Blo)
        • Power Dissipation: ~60 W (max)
        • Weight: ~15 lbs (6.8 kg)
        • Operating Temperature: 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °°C)
        • Storage Temperature: -13 to 158 °F (-25 to 70 °C)
        • Operating Humidity: 0 to 95% RH @ 35 °C max, non-condensing
        • Storage Humidity: 0 to 95% RH @ 35 °C max, non-condensing
         
       
       

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