The Cobalt 9992-2DEC Dual Upgradeable AVC/MPEG-2 Software Defined Broadcast Decoder is a broadcast-grade multi-standard decoder designed to meet the most stringent requirements for today's broadcasters. It supports two channels of MPEG-2 and AVC (H.264) decoding, with resolution optionally up to 4K over a single channel, and offers a full complement of audio decoding capabilities. The 9992-2DEC is an industry standard openGearr card module and provides an ideal platform for transitioning to state-of-the-art decoding capabilities.
The 9992-2DEC is HEVC and 4K upgradeable (in addition to other upgrades) using a flexible firmware-based licensing structure that allows managing CAPEX while allowing for future growth as needs change
Industry Standard Form-Factor - The 9992-2DEC is offered in the industry-standard openGear format, and is compatible with existing deployed openGear frames.
High Density - The 9992-2DEC supports two independent 1080p60 input streams, or (optionally) a single UHD 4Kp60 input stream. One openGear frame can support up to 10 cards, for a total of 20 HD channels standard, or optionally 10 UHD 4K channels.
Full Audio Support - The 9992-2DEC supports MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC-LC, HE-AAC, Dolby AC-3/EAC-3 and LPCM (SMPTE-302M), as well as Dolby AC-3/EAC-3 pass-thru. With an optional audio board, the decoder can support up to 16 audio channels with each video service.