RF Modulators/Demodulators

svm860

Standard SVM860/SVM860S

The Standard SVM860 agile modulator is a frequency agile audio/video professional re-broadcast grade, microprocessor controlled CATV modulator. Attractive and easy to operate, the sleek design highlights the useful front panel modulation bar-graphs and channel indicators. The simple push button tuning interface allows the SVM860 to be configured for CATV standard, HRC, and IRC or North American broadcast channels with an RF output of 60 dBmV. The front panel output test point provides a quick reference test point prior to channel combining equipment, saving time and service interruption during setup and maintenance. The SVM860 features rear panel interface connections for input of NTSC video and monaural and discrete left and right audio. The integrated stereo encoder (optional) will provide a BTSC stereo encoded output channel. 4.5 MHz (modulated) audio input connections are provided to bypass the internal stereo encoder for compatibility with external units; additionally, the MPX loop is useful when used with the EAS-12B emergency override system. A composite audio/video IF loop provides compatibility with scrambling encoders, ghost cancellers, and IF override applications.


TVM860

Standard TVM860/TVM860S

The Standard TVM860/860S is a Frequency Agile CATV Modulator which features: Integrated DSP-based BTSC stereo encoder option installed when ordered as TVM860S, Integrated DSP-based SAP included in TVM860S,EIA, HRC & IRC or custom frequency plans, Multiple inputs: Two separate A & B channel video and audio inputs including left, right, SAP in TVM860S; 4.5MHz IF, Main and Aux CIF inputs, A & B channel video and audio inputs switched automatically on, video sync loss or user/remote selection, Multiple IF loops are standard to support all scramblers, Contact closure for EAS IF switching, FCC offsets selectable, External 12MHz reference input/loop to lock carrier to reduce ingress beats, Remote monitoring and configuration by networked Ethernet SNMP or RS232.


AM_series

Blonder Tongue AM SERIES

The Blonder Tongue AM Series includes professional quality, agile audio/video modulators equipped with the Emergency Alert System (EAS) feature, which can also be used as an alternate IF input. These units provide audio and video modulated RF carrier on any channel in the 54 to 550/750 MHz frequency range. The Blonder Tongue AM Series is ideal for placing audio and video onto any unused channel (broadcast and CATV, including HRC and IRC assignments). Any standard audio/video source can be used, such as satellite receivers, television cameras, video tape recorders, or television demodulators. Agile channel selection permits on-the-fly channel changes and reduces the need for large inventories of channelized products. These modulators have a wide range of standard and optional features that make them very suitable for advanced CATV systems.


APseries

Blonder Tongue AP SERIES

The Blonder Tongue AP Series includes professional quality, agile heterodyne processors equipped with the Emergency Alert System (EAS) feature, which can also be used as an alternate IF input. These units convert any channel in the 50 to 806 MHz (7 to 43 MHz with Option 17) frequency range to any channel in the 50 to 450/550 MHz (7 to 450 MHz with Option 04) frequency range. The Blonder Tongue AP Series is ideal for moving an off-air channel (VHF or UHF) or any single channel source to any unused channel (broadcast or CATV, including HRC and IRC assignments) in the system. Agile channel selection permits on-the-fly channel changes and reduces the need for large inventories of channelized products. These processors have a wide range of standard and optional features that make them very suitable for advanced CATV systems.


AM-60-860

Blonder Tongue AM-60-860 SAP

The Blonder Tongue AM-60-860 SAP Stereo/SAP Agile Modulator is an analog audio/video modulator equipped with a stereo primary audio and a SAP (Secondary Audio Program) input. An Emergency Alert System (EAS) or alternate IF (Intermediate Frequency) input is also provided. The modulator provides audio and video modulated RF carriers on any NTSC CATV, VHF or UHF channel in the frequency range from 54 to 860 MHz. The unit is compatible with any standard audio/video source such as satellite receivers, television cameras, video tape recorders, or television demodulators.


AP-60-860Blonder Tongue AP-60-860A

The Blonder Tongue AP-60-860A (Agile Digital/Analog Processor) operates in one of the three following modes: Mode 1: Analog Heterodyne Processor (Analog RF IN > Analog RF OUT) Mode 2: Digital Heterodyne Processor (QAM IN > QAM OUT) Mode 3: Digital-to-Analog Processor (8VSB or QAM IN > Analog RF OUT).


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Blonder Tongue HE-12 & HE-4

The Blonde Tongue HE-12 and HE-4 are professional quality, modular headend systems, designed to maximize rack space. Each system begins with a rack chassis, either a horizontal 4 slot or a vertical 12 slot. The available slots can then be populated with a variety of modular components, including single width channelized audio/video modulators, a single width agile demodulators and single width agile micro modulators. (Note the demodulator can only be used in the vertical 12 slot chassis.) These modules are designed to work together to provide audio/video modulation and channel processing (modulator/demodulator).


MICM

Blonder Tongue MICM Series

The Blonder Tongue MICM series of products are fixed-channel analog audio/video modulators available in the following models: MICM-45C: The fourth generation of the MICM series, it is available in NTSC channels 2-135 (54-860 MHz) and the PAL B, G, and I channels in the same frequency range. MICM-45D: Is the same as MICM-45C, but with audio AGC (Automatic Gain Control) that eliminates loudness level variations among program sources. It is available in NTSC channels 2-125 (54-806 MHz) and PAL B, G, and I channels in the same frequency range. Optional stereo audio output is available for both MICM-45C and MICM-45D, but for NTSC models only.


MIDM

Blonder Tongue MIDM

The Blonder Tongue MIDM is a professional quality agile audio/video demodulator and is intended for both CATV and VHF & UHF applications. The unit is in a “single width” Die-Cast housing that allow deployment of up to 12 demodulator units in a MIRC-12 chassis.

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acm-806

Blonder Tongue ACM-806

The Blonder Tongue ACM-806 is a frequency-agile analog audio/video modulator suitable for NTSC channels 2-125 (54-806 MHz).

The ACM-806 features front-panel LED display and Controls for convenient monitoring and operation; compact design allows for deployment of 12 channels in 2RU; Utilizes SAW filters for improved performance; Die-cast chassis for RFI immunity.


MDDA860

Blonder Tongue MDDA-860

The Blonder Tongue MDDA-860 is a digital demodulator and transcoder that receives one input in ATSC 8VSB (digital off-air) or clear QAM (digital cable) format and delivers one output in ASI format.

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Blonder Tongue AD-1

The Blonder Tongue AD-1 is a professional quality, agile audio/video demodulator. The unit provides audio and video outputs from any analog input channel in the 54 to 88 and 108 to 806 MHz frequency range. The AD-1 is ideal for signal monitoring and signal conditioning (audio/video processing and remodulation) applications. Agile channel selection permits on-the-fly channel changes.


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Blonder Tongue AD-1 Series

The Blonder Tongue AD-1 is a professional quality, agile audio/video demodulator. The unit provides audio and video outputs from any analog input channel in the 54 to 88 and 108 to 806 MHz frequency range. The AD-1 is ideal for signal monitoring and signal conditioning (audio/video processing and remodulation) applications. Agile channel selection permits on-the-fly channel changes.


amcm860

Blonder Tongue AMCM-860

The Blonder Tongue AMCM-860 is a frequency-agile stereo analog audio/video modulator available in NTSC channels 2-135 (54-860 MHz). Models are available in both stereo and mono audio inputs. This 4th generation of AMCM-860 is equipped with the CALMTones feature, utilizing Audio AG.

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BAVM

Blonder Tongue BAVM-860SAW

The Blonder Tongue BAVM-860SAW is an economical commercial quality TV modulator. It provides a +55 dBmV RF output on any specified CATV channel from 2 to 135 (54 to 860 MHz). HRC and IRC frequency plans are also available. The BAVM-860SAW is ideal for placing A/V program sources such as satellite receivers, VCR’s, DVD’s, cameras or TV demodulators onto standard 6 MHz NTSC TV channels for broadband distribution.


MAVM

Blonder Tongue MAVM Series

The Blonder Tongue MAVM Series are professional quality, channelized agile, heterodyne audio/video modulators. They provide audio and video modulated RF output on any VHF, UHF, or CATV channel (7 to 860 MHz). SUB-BAND channels T7-T11 are available.


drmm12

Drake DRMM12

The Drake DRMM12 Rack Mount supports a single Drake Power Supply and up to (8) modular Drake digital headend units to configure a professional quality, modular, headend system, which optimizes rack space. The DRMM12 mounts in a standard 19″ wide equipment rack and requires 3 1/2″ ofvertical rack space. After installation of the PS8 Power Supply, there are 12 single width slots available. Up to 8 separate modules in combinations of 1, 2, or 3 units wide can be installed into the rack. The PS8 will power up to 8 modules.


duc864

Drake DUC864

The R.L. Drake DUC864 is a low noise upconverter used to translate the 44 MHz digital IF signal from a QAM or VSB modulator, DDC down converter, or other similar equip-ment to the desired CATV or off-air output channel. A single model covers the entire 54 to 860 MHz output range. The DUC864 features low phase noise and can be used for QAM modulation up to 256 QAM. This module can be rack mounted using the DRMM4 or DRMM12 rack mount. The PS8 power supply module is required with the DRMM12.


tmqam

Drake TMQAM & TMQAMasi

The R.L. Drake model TMQAM and TMQAMasi modulators are professional quality modular digital headend components designed toprovide optimum performance with minimized rack space requirements. These modulators accept an MPEG2 transport stream input in either the SPI format or ASI serial format, depending on the model, and is capable of providing a QAM output with 16, 32, 64, 128,or 256 constellation points.


rmm12

Drake RMM12, RMM4, & PSM121

The R.L. DRAKE RMM12 Rack Mount supports a single Drake Power Supply and up to (12) modular Audio/Video modulators to configure a professional quality, modular, headend system, which optimizes rack space. Up to (12) Drake Video Modulators, in any combination, can be supported as well as combinations of video modulators with Drake Video and/or Audio Switching modules.


DMM806

Drake DMM806

The Drake DMM806 Agile Video Demodulator is a professional quality agile television demodulator that provides an audio and video output from any VHF, UHF, or CATV channels (54 – 806 MHz). The Drake DMM806 is a standard single rack-unit design permits convenient pairing with a Drake Professional Video Modulator to perform off-air or CATV channel processing.

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tum714

Drake TUM714

The R.L. Drake model TUM714 is a “T” channel block up-converter packaged in a one unit wide mini-rack package. This unit is compatible with the Drake 12 position and 4 position rack mounting frames for use in a 19″ wide rack. There are twelve one unit wide slots, in addition to space for the power supply (in the 12 position rack unit).

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vmm860ag

Drake VMM860AG

The Drake VMM860AG is an agile, high quality, vestigial sideband, heterodyne audio/video modulator with synthesized visual and aural carriers. One to twelve modulators or other accessories can be mounted in the same amount of rack space typically required for two standard size units. Ideally suited for private cable, hotels and motels, institutional, and SMATV applications, the VMM860AG accepts video and audio baseband signals from a satellite receiver, TV camera, videotape recorder, TV demodulator, Drake VMM860AG is an agile, high quality, vestigial sideband, heterodyne audio/video modulatoror similar signal sources.


MPM

Drake MPM860AG

The Drake MPM860AG is a high quality agile channel processor designed to convert an input channel 3 or 4 to any CATV output channel from 2 to 135 or broadcast channel from 2-69. 1 to 12 processors or other accessories can be mounted in 2 RU (rack spaces) (3.5″). The MPM860AG joins the legendary Drake Mini Rack Solution as a device capable of receiving a modulated channel 3 or 4 from a digital DTA set top box that does not have composite audio/video outputs.


VM2860

Drake VM2860 & VM2862

The Drake monaural VM2860 agile modulator offers identical performance without stereo sound or the ability to add SAP audio. Drake now offers superior stereo audio performance and extensive channel capacity with the VM2862 BTSC MTS stereo modulator. An optional secondary audio program (SAP) module may be field installed in the VM2862. As quality American made products from Drake, long recognized for manufacturing products of enduring quality and reliability, the VM2862 and VM2860 are designed and engineered to surpass the most demanding engineering requirements with frequency coverage up to 860 MHz.


ddm6800

Imagine Communications DDM-6800+D

The Imagine Communications’ DDM6800+D (For Sale in the USA Only) digital demodulator module provides a cost-effective solution for off-air or cable reception of 8-VSB, 64 QAM and 256 QAM modulated signals. Packed with a rich list of features, the DDM6800+D is capable of receiving 8-VSB off-air, or 64 QAM and 256 QAM (Annex B) clear modulated RF signals and provides an industry-standard ASI output for distribution or decoding.


ddm840

Imagine Communications DDM-840

The Imagine Communications’ DDM-840 (For Sale in the USA Only) is a compact, 1RU Frequency Agile Digital Demodulator with an MPEG-2HDTV/SDTV decoder capable of demodulating 8VSB, 64 QAM and 256 QAM modulated signals and converting them to DVB ASI output format. The DDM-840 MPEG-2HDTV decoder presents the MPEG-2 program streams in either HDTV (main profile at high level) or SDTV (main profile at main level) format.


btsc100

Imagine Communications BTSC-100

The Imagine Communications’ BTSC-100 (For Sale in the USA Only) is an aural TV demodulator that decodes a 4.5 MHz or aural composite input into balanced left and right BTSC stereo audio and Secondary Audio Program (SAP) outputs. When the 4.5 MHz input is used, the unit will provide aural composite in addition to the standard audio outputs. The BTSC-100 is designed for us in applications where the existing audio is only available in 4.5 MHz or aural composite formats, and where fully demodulated stereo and SAP audio is required.


demodulator

Imagine Communications DEMODULATORS

The Imagine Communications’ family of Frequency Agile Demodulators (For Sale in the USA Only) DM-141A, DM-145, DM-145GCR, DM-154, DM-192 has provided the highest performance at the best value in the industry. By offering the greatest selection of demodulators, with the widest range of features, Videotek has become the largest supplier of agile demodulators in North America. All models provide video and BTSC stereo signal demodulation for Broadcast, CATV and closed circuit monitoring applications. From basic receiving and monitoring applications to full FCC proof of performance testing, Videotek offers an agile demodulator that will fit your needs and your budget.


dm100

Imagine Communications DM-100

The Imagine Communications’ DM-100 (For Sale in the USA Only) is the perfect demodulator for utility applications in cable TV, industrial TV headends, trucks, presentation rooms, and more. A solid member of the Videotek demodulator family, the DM-100 has all the features demanded for basic demodulator applications.


DHM332

DX Antenna DHM-332

The DX Antenna DHM-332 FM Stereo Modulator features CATV quality performance, frequency agile output 88 ~ 108 MHz, selectable mono or stereo output, and frequency synthesized 100 kHz step tuning.


DSM170

DX Antenna DSM-170

The DX Antenna DSM-170 Frequency Agile CATV Modulator features 54-552 MHz, 60 dBmV output, unique agile output filter system provides unparalleled combined C/N performance, exceeds FCC specifications, BTSC stereo compatible 4.5 MHz interface, digital channel display, PLL frequency synthesized tuning, selectable frequency offsets (+/- 12.5 & 25.0 KHz), separate audio / video I.F. loops, SAW filtered, low profile (1-3/4″ high), and compatible with most scrambling systems.


OTR3550

Olson OTR-3550

The Olson Technology frequency agile OTR-3550 offers the ultimate in flexibility. It will select any input channel from channel 2 VHF through channel 69 UHF, including all cable channels through 470MHz, and will select high level (+60dBmV) outputs on any channel from channel 2 through channel PPP (547.25MHz). All input and output channels are selectable by front panel DIP switch. The OTR-3550 offers such features as >80dB out-of-band carrier to noise ratio, which allows unlimited numbers of the OTR-3550 to be combined without the need for external bandpass filters. The OTR-3550 functions automatically with BTSC stereo or monaural audio carriers.


OTM3550

Olson OTM-3550

The Olson Technology agile OTM-3550 modulator is a full feature, SAW filtered unit that is available in four standards; NTSC, PAL B/G, PAL I and PAL D. The OTM-3550 provides high level (+60dBmV) outputs on any channel from ch. 2 (55.25MHz) through ch. PPP (547.25MHz). Sub-Band output capabilities, and remote controllability are offered as options. All channels are selectable by front panel DIP switches including F.C.C offsets. Features such as >80dB out-of-band C/N ratio; (which allows unlimited numbers of the OTM-3550 to be combined without the need for external bandpass filters), BTSC stereo compatibility, along with low power consumption (14 watts typical) all combine to make the OTM-3550 Series a modulator that offers not only high performance, but excellent reliability as well.


OTD3000

Olson OTD-3000

The Olson Technology model OTD-3000 is a full featured agile demodulator series that is available in four standards, NTSC, PAL B/G, PAL I, and PAL D. The OTD-3000 will demodulate NTSC frequencies from 55.25MHz (Ch. 2) to 801.25MHz (UHF Ch. 69), and PAL frequencies from 48.25MHz to 855.25MHz, including all cable channels. Sub-Band input and/or Remote Control capabilities are available as optional features. Locally controlled channel selection is by front panel DIP switches.


C8M

ARRIS C8M

The ARRIS C8M- Commander 8 Modulator has two frequency agile models, the C8M-L (50 to 600 MHz) and the C8M-H (550 to 1000 MHz), to cover all current and future broadband frequency requirements up to 1 GHz, with a convenient 50 MHz frequency overlap between models. Superior individual CNR performance of the C8M guarantees combined Commander 8 CNR of 65 dB for 149 channels.

The C8M uses a bright, two-line vacuum fluorescent display (VFD) that provides access to all modulator controls and is accessed via a convenient menu system. Front panel RF, IF, aural subcarrier and video test points are provided. Easy rear panel fuse access is also available.

The C8M provides as a standard feature two video/audio inputs and two IF inputs for redundancy, emergency alert or programming purposes, providing operational flexibility. The input sources may be switched automatically or manually. Provisions for adjusting peak-to-average audio level in four steps is provided with the audio AGC. The video DC clamp can be referenced to sync level, burst level or both, and an adjustable video white level clip function is also provided. Video AGC is also a standard feature.