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Blonder Tongue DAP PLUS Digital to Analog Processor Plus Broadcaster AFD
  • Blonder Tongue DAP PLUS Digital to Analog Processor Plus Broadcaster AFD
  • Blonder Tongue DAP PLUS Digital to Analog Processor Plus Broadcaster AFD

Blonder Tongue DAP PLUS Digital to Analog Processor Plus Broadcaster AFD

Item #: BT-DAP-PLUS   •   MFG #: 6295


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The DAP (Digital/Analog Processor) accepts one input in 8VSB (digital off-air) or QAM (digital cable) format, and delivers one output in modulated analog RF format. The DAP PLUS is the same as DAP, 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. Both DAP and DAP PLUS can be equipped with an optional RNC module (Remote Network Card) for remote monitoring and control operations. One RNC module can monitor and control up to sixty-four DAP/DAP PLUS units installed in a headend. Additionally, DAP PLUS can be equipped with an optional ASI module (Asynchronous Serial Interface) that delivers two identical ASI stream outputs, allowing a seamless migration to an all-digital platform.

  • Features

    • Agile Broadcast (UHF, VHF) and CATV (Standard, HRC, and IRC) channel assignments in the 54-864 MHz range
    • Supports EAS (Emergency Alert System) input which can also be used as an IF (Intermediate Frequency) input
    • Automated scanning captures all available off-air or cable programs present on the input signal
    • Supports both the Primary and the SAP (Secondary Audio Program) audio programs
    • Output power level range of +50 to +62 dBmV adjustable in 0.2 dB increments
    • Supports Closed Captioning (EIA-608)
  • Specifications

    • INPUT
    • Connector"F" Female
    • Standards8VSBATSC Digital Television A/53E
    • QAMITU-T J.83 - Annex B (64 and 256 QAM)
    • 8VSB ModeTuning RangeVHF (NTSC Ch. 2-13), UHF (NTSC Ch. 14-69)
    • Data Rate19.392 Mbps
    • Bandwidth6 MHz
    • Power Level-20 to +20 dBmV
    • QAM ModeTuning RangeCATV (NTSC Ch. 2-135)
    • Data Rate38.8 Mbps (QAM 256); 26.97 Mbps (QAM 64) - Auto Detect
    • Bandwidth6 MHz
    • Power Level-20 to +20 dBmV
    • Dimensions (W x D x H)19.0 x 18.625 x 1.75 inches (483 x 473 x 44 mm)
    • Power110 VAC/60 Hz (Fuse 1 amp, 250 VDC, SloBlo)
    • Power Dissipation36 W
    • Weight7 lbs (3.2 kg)
    • Operating Temperature32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
    • Storage Temperature-13 to 158 °F (-25 to 70 °C)
    • Operating Humidity0 to 95% RH @ 35 °C max, non-condensation
    • Storage Humidity0 to 95% RH @ 35 °C max, non-condensation
    • ConnectorsStandard RF Output"F" Female
    • Optional ASI Output2 x BNC Female
    • Standard RF Output Frequency Range54 to 864 MHz
    • NTSC ChannelsUHF, VHF, CATV (Standard, HRC, & IRC)
    • Power Level+60 dBmV (120 dBæV)
    • Power Level Range+50 to +62 dBmV (in 0.2 dB increments)
    • Broadband Noise-77 dBc (@ +60 dBmV output level, 4 MHz bandwidth)
    • Spurious-63 dBc
    • Impedance75O
    • Return Loss15 dB
    • Aural/Visual Carrier Ratio-15 dB ±5
    • 4.5 MHz Aural Intercarrier Freq. Tolerance±150 Hz; 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
    • Channel SelectivityAdjacent Aural & Below-40 dB
    • Adjacent Picture & Above-40 dB ±5
    • Visual Carrier Frequency ToleranceStandard Channels±20 kHz; 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
    • FCC Aeronautical Channels±5 kHz; 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
    • Video CarrierFrequency Response1.5 dB Peak-to-Valley (fv-0.5 to f+4.2 MHz)
    • Video-to-RMS Hum Ratio65 dB Peak-to-Peak
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio58 dB (Weighted)
    • Differential Gain2.0% @ 87.5%
    • Differential Phase1.0 degree
    • Over-mod. Indicator87.5% ±2.5
    • Chrom./Luminance DelayPer FCC Requirements
    • Audio CarrierFrequency Response±1.0 dB (referenced to 75 æ sec pre-emphasis)
    • Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio60 dB @ 25 kHz Deviation
    • Total Harmonic Distortion0.006
    • Over-mod. Indicator50 kHz ±2
    • Optional ASI Output (DAP PLUS ONLY)StandardDVB-ASI; 50083-9
    • No. of StreamsTwo identical streams
    • Data Bit Rate270 Mbps
    • Transport Stream Rate160 Mbps (Max)
    • Output Impedance75O

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