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Link Electronics LEI-599 SD/HD SDI Closed Caption Decoder
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    Link Electronics LEI-599 SD/HD SDI Closed Caption Decoder

    Manufacturer: Link Electronics, Inc

    Item #: LEI-599   •   MFG #: LEI-599


    List Price:$2,194.50
    Our Price:$1,799.99

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      The LEI-599 will accept HD SD SDI transport streams with embedded closed captions and other ancillary data and decode and re-insert those captions in the outgoing HD/SD-SDI stream so that the captions now appear during active video. Captions which appear in active video are called "Open" captions. CEA-608-B based streams will decode CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4 and text service T1. Text service T2, which is used by MSN-TV to transmit the internet links for their service, will not be decoded.

      Channel CC3 is now used to transmit the eXtended Data Service (XDS) packets which is decoded to the front panel LCD display.

      The LEI-599 will also display open captions for CEA-708-B based (DTVCC) service 1 and service 2 data streams. Finally, the eight variants of the Active Format Description (AFD) codes as described in SMTPE 344M and SMPTE 2016-1 will be detected and displayed on the LCD.

      Once the closed captions are decoded, they are active in the HD SD SDI output video signal as displayed on the video monitor.

      Every effort is made to keep the latency between the open and closed captions to a minimum. The XDS and AFD decodes can be viewed on the front panel 40 character (2-line) LCD display. A front panel navigation switch is used to scroll through and select which of the XDS data fields are to be displayed. The navigation switch will also access the LEI-599 setup menus.

      • Features

        • Decodes EIA-608 CC1-4
        • Decodes EIA-708 S1-6
        • Data Recovery of the Above Thru Ethernet
        • GPI Remote Decoder on/off
        • Field Upgradeable
        • Caption Deletion
        • V-chip Icon Insertion
        • Changeable Open Caption Attributes
        • Power off Bypass
        • VBI or VANC for SD
      • Specifications

        • Signal Input:
        • Number of Inputs: 1
        • Connector: BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
        • Impedance: 75 ohms - terminating
        • Standard Format: 480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
        • Quantization: 10-bits
        • Specified Requirements: VBI (Line21/22) CC1-4, VANC (334 CDP) CC1-4 & S1-6

        • Outputs:
        • HD/SD SDI Outputs with open captions: 2
        • Output Standard: Follows Input
        • Quantization: Follows Input
        • Connectors: BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
        • Impedance: 75 ohms
        • Signal Level: 800mV p-p nominal
        • DC Offset: 0V
        • Rise/Fall Time: 200ps nominal
        • Overshoot: < 10% of amplitude
        • Return Loss: > 15dB up to 1.5Gb/s
        • Wideband Jitter: < 0.2UI

        • Connectors:
        • General Purpose Interface (GPI) Input: 1 (optional output for caption presence detection)
        • Ethernet: Caption Data Recovery & Field Upgrading

        • Power/ Environment:
        • External Power Supply:.+5 VDC
        • Ambient: 0§ C to 40§ C
        • Relative Humidity: . <95% non-condensing
        • Form-Factor: 1RU, 1/3 rack wide, Chassis

        • Mechanical:
        • Height: 1.0 Inch.
        • Width: 5.5 Inch.
        • Length: 9.25 Inch.
        • Weight: 2.25 Lbs.

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