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Link Electronics PDR-870 Closed Caption Decoder & Data Recovery Decoder RS-232
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    Link Electronics PDR-870 Closed Caption Decoder & Data Recovery Decoder RS-232

    Manufacturer: Link Electronics, Inc

    Item #: LEI-PDR-870   •   MFG #: PDR-870


    List Price:$1,292.50
    Our Price:$1,084.95

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    Availability: Direct Ship From Manufacturer
    Item ships directly from the manufacturer. Normal delivery time is 2-7 business days and is subject to manufacturer availability. Need it sooner? Call 800-522-2025, or email Customer Service for expedited delivery options.
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    The PDR-870 is a high performance Closed Caption Decoder for the NTSC and PAL systems. It is capable of processing and displaying all standard closed caption format transmissions--including the EIA-608 Extended Character Set--in the manner of a typical closed caption decoder. A stable input video source is required. Nine standard data channels are supported by the PDR-870: Captions channels 1 thru 4 (CC1-CC4), Text channels 1 thru 4 (T1-T4) and Extended Data Services (XDS). The various decoding channels are selectable by four front-panel toggle switches. Additional front-panel toggle switches provide NTSC/PAL video standard selection, drop-shadow or box character keying, and internal/external video. The internal video function allows the PDR-870 to generate its own video as a medium for producing open captions. In addition, the PDR-870 can accept an RS-232 data stream and directly produce open captions, serving as a "character generator decoder." Along with it's powerful decoder functions, the PDR-870 can serve as an accurate "V-Chip" ratings monitor. All rating information described by EIA-744 may be displayed on-screen by the PDR-870. Both TV Parental Guidelines and Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) ratings are supported. The PDR-870 can recover incoming Line 21 data and send it to a computer terminal via the RS-232 port. This data may be recovered with or without the embedded closed caption control codes.

    • Features

      • Caption Decoder
      • Data Recovery Decoder
      • Character Generator Decoder
      • TV Ratings Monitor
      • NTSC or PAL
      • Composite or S-VHS Input
      • High Impedenced Loop
      • One RU Chassis
      • S/N Ratio >60dB
      • Dif Gain <0.1%
      • Dif Phase <0.1E
      • RS-232
      • 4 Caption Channels
      • 4 Text Channels
      • XDS Channel
      • Drop Shadow
      • Extended Character Set
      • Box Character Keying
      • Internal or External Video
      • Internal Video Generator
      • Background Adjust

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