The ARRIS APEX1000, ARRIS's next-generation all-purpose edge QAM, provides flexibility, high availability, high QAM density, MediaCipher encryption, and low power in an extremely cost-effective 1 RU platform. Up to three removable and hot-swappable QAM modules can be installed in the chassis. Each module provides two RF ports, which support up to eight QAM channels each. Any of the 48 QAM channels available can be used for Video-on-Demand (VOD), Switched Digital Video (SDV), broadcast services, or DOCSIS high-speed data (through support for the M-CMTS architecture).
1 RU chassis with support for up to 48 DRFI-compliant QAM channels, up to three removable and hot-swappable QAM modules per chassis (two block upconverted RF ports per QAM module)
Available in 2x4 configuration (up to four QAM channels per port), 2x8 configuration (up to eight QAM channels per port) and a QAM module software upgrade to field-convert a 2x4 module to a 2x8 module
Extremely low power consumption
Four GigE interfaces (SFP slots) with support for IGMPv3 and transport stream redundancy
Supports up to two, dual hot-swappable, redundant load-sharing power supplies (system can operate with either one or two); supports two AC, two DC or one AC and one DC
Encryption and Conditional Access
Supports full MediaCipher® encryption and conditional access as well as CTE for VOD scrambling in both MediaCipher and SCTE-52 modes (no license fees)
Software upgradeable to CSA and AES encryption; capable of supporting third-party encryption through DVB Simulcrypt
SDV and VOD Standards
Supports the RTSP, RPC and MHA specifications
Software upgradeable to support the M-CMTS interfaces, including DTI, DEPI and ERMI
Full Video EQAM Feature Set
De-jittering of CBR and VBR input streams
Receive either MPTS or SPTS
Support for MPEG remultiplexing, PID remapping, PSI generation, and PSI monitoring
Software upgradeable to support PSIP fixing and SCTE-18 EAS
Supports SNMP for configuration, control, alarms and traps
The ARRIS SEM (SmartStream Encryptor Modulator), ARRIS's High Density Encryptor/Modulator/Upconverter product family provides cable operators with a cost and space efficient means to perform encryption, modulation and upconversion functions within the digital headend. Providing for up to 8 multiplexes of processing functionality in a single RU pack-age, the ARRIS SEM significantly lowers the barrier to entry in an on-demand environment. Providing high-speed interfaces to servers and content aggregation systems, the ARRIS SEM performs multiplex creation, encryption, 64/256QAM modulation and upconversion across the full HFC band. The ARRIS SEM provides system operators with the necessary tools to launch narrow cast services as the HFC infrastructure evolves to allow subscribers to watch what they want, when they want.
The ARRIS SEM V12 (SmartStream Encryptor Modulator), ARRIS's family of encryptor/modulator/upconverter products, provides cable operators with a cost- and space-efficient means to perform encryption, modulation, and upconversion functions within the digital headend. Providing up to 16 multiplexes of processing functionality (up to 12 QAM outputs) in a single-RU package, the ARRIS SEM V12 significantly lowers the barrier to entry in an on-demand environment. With high-speed interfaces to servers and content aggregation systems, the ARRIS SEM V12 performs multiplex creation, encryption, 64/256 QAM modulation, and upconversion across the full HFC band.
The ARRIS CAP-1000 (CherryPicker Application Platform) is an advanced, IP-centric architecture designed to provide the power, scalability, and reliability required to build high-density digital video solutions for service providers. The CAP-1000, a new member of the product line, gives video service providers unparalleled efficiency and flexibility in managing and localizing video streams.
CAP reflects more than 10 years of innovation and field-proven performance in ARRIS Emmy-award winning CherryPicker product lines while embodying leading-edge technology that will provide a high-performance host for mission-critical applications into the future.
The ARRIS DM6400, part of ARRIS's CherryPicker line of digital video Application Platforms, delivers unparalleled quality and reliability for networking, distributing, and processing both standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) services. It offers a wide array of digital video applications, including grooming of custom channel lineups, rate shaping and statistical remultiplexing, localized digital ad insertion, and Graphic overlay and SqueezeBack.
RGB's Broadcast Network Processor (BNP) delivers the industry's highest density digital video processing solution for grooming, statistical multiplexing, transrating, digital program insertion (DPI) and digital overlays. Based on RGB's flexible, scalable and modular platform, the RGB BNP simplifies and expedites deployments of advanced video services, simplifies operation and management, and reduces operational and capital costs.
The RGB VMG (Video Multiprocessing Gateway) product line offers the industry's first high-density, carrier-class platform for the delivery of advanced video services, including high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) video, as well as lower-resolution MPEG-4/H.264 and MPEG-2 video streams. The VMG is an integrated solution specifically designed to address a number of critical applications, including advanced ad insertion, transrating, transcoding, and re-coding, in a highly integrated and flexible configuration. The VMG's modular blade architecture represents a future-proof investment that scales well in the rapidly-evolving video marketplace.
The RGB SEP48 (Simulcast Edge Processor) delivers the industry's most complete solution for digital simulcast edge decoding applications, offering the ability to MPEG decode, NTSC modulate and upconvert multiple video streams in a single rack unit chassis. Based on a highly flexible, scalable, modular platform, the RGB SEP is the ideal solution for simplifying digital simulcast deployments and making a smooth transition to fully digital networks.
The first digital solution to combine MPEG decoding, NTSC modulation and upconversion in a single rack unit platform
Greatly simplifies network architecture and lowers both capital costs and total cost of operations
With support for up to 48 channels per rack unit, saves considerable rack space and power at the edge
Offers full chassis, network and Gigabit Ethernet port redundancy
Supports Emergency Alert System (EAS) crawl overlays, as well as override, based on SCTE 18 standard
Based on RGB’s Video Intelligence Architecture™ (VIA), dramatically lowers the cost of delivering advanced services in digital video environments
The Blonder Tongue DQMx (Digital QAM Multiplexer) accepts up to four inputs in ASI, 8VSB, and QAM formats, and delivers one output in QAM format in the 54-864 MHz range. Two types of input modules are available (ASI and 8VSB/QAM), and any combination of input modules is allowed- for example, DQMx can be equipped with 2 ASI and 2 8VSB/QAM input modules.Each ASI input module can process up to twelve channels, not to exceed 270 Mbps. Each 8VSB/QAM input module can process up to twelve channels, not to exceed 19.4 Mbps for 8VSB or 38.8 Mbps for QAM 256.
The R. L. Drake model DQT1000 is a professional quality, digital headend transcoder product that tunes and demodulates MPEG2 or H.264 encoded VSB or QAM modulated signals from an off-air broadcast or CATV source or accepts an ASI input source. After error correction, it remodulates and upconverts the recovered MPEG2 transport stream onto a new QAM modulated digital output channel. The standard Drake DQT1000 is supplied with two tuner/demodulators. The DQT1000 may also be special ordered with a single tuner/demodulator. For these units, a second tuner/ demodulator module is also available by special order. An optional ASI input module is also available as a field installable option. If a DQT1000 is configured with two tuner/ demodulators and an ASI input module, only Tuner/Demod A and one of the other inputs may be used and multiplexed at one time. These options may be added to the standard Drake DQT1000, all within the DQT1000 chassis. The output section of the DQT1000 consists of a QAM modulator with an agile RF upconverter with an output of up to 61 dBmV that tunes from 54 to 1002 MHz.
The R. L. Drake model MQM1000 is a professional quality, digital headend transcoder that accepts one or two MPEG2 digital inputs via two Asynchronous Serial Input (ASI) connectors. These signals must be ATSC compatible streams if multiplexing is to be performed and usually will have originated from a local TV broadcast station and may have been transported over fiber links to the MQM1000. After multiplexing and null packet management, theMQM1000 QAM modulates and up converts onto any desired CATV or off-air output channel between 54 and 1002MHz. The MQM1000 can also operate as a non-multiplexing QAM modulator when a single ASI input is selected.
The R.L. Drake model SCT2860 is a professional quality, modular, digital headend component providing QPSK or 8PSK input to QAM transmodulation and RF upconversion functions in a single module. Up to ten SCT2860 modules and a power supply module can be accommodated in the RMT150 rack mounting tray,occupying only a 2 unit (3.5") high rack space. The SCT2860 can transcode DigiCipher II or DVB digital satellite signals, included those with advance turbo satellite FEC modes, outputting QAM modulation.
The ARRIS EGT VIPr2600 revolutionary Network Video Transcoder delivers superior video quality over requantization solutions through advanced technology that repurposes the original MPEG compression data to maximize video quality during the recoding process. EGT's second generation improvements in video and audio coding provide dramatic gains in bandwidth efficiency while the EGT VIPr2600 platform allows increased flexibility and system reliability. The EGT VIPr2600 represents the next generation in digital video content management for networking, distributing, and processing digital video content offering grooming, rateshaping and closed-loop statistical multiplexing of standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) services. Coupled with the EGT VIPr-RC redundancy controller, EGT VIPr2600 offers a fully redundant solution allowing operators to configure highly reliable networks.
The ARRIS third generation VIPr4800 is designed to meet the demand for broadcast video, IPTV, and 3G/4G/WiMax mobile TV. The flexible architecture can easily be enhanced to provide for future video codecs.
The ARRIS VIPr6600 represents the next generation in digital video content management for networking, distributing, and processing digital video content offering grooming, rate-shaping and closed-loop statistical multiplexing of standard de!nition (SD) and high definition (HD) services. Coupled with the VIPr-Mgr redundancy controller, the VIPr6600 transcoder offers a fully redundant solution allowing operators to configure highly reliable networks.
The Adtec DTA-3050 is a digital turn around media router designed specifically for direct-to-hom and enterprise IP television applications. With 10 ASI inputs, Gigabit Ethernet and optional conditional access, the Adtec DTA-3050 is ideal for aggregating MPEG 2 transport streams and IP data services for delivery to an unlimited number of viewers equipped with low cost IP set-tops.
The DX Antenna DUC-100 Dual Channel Upconverter features frequency agile from 54-858 MHz, 60 dBmV output, internal tracking BPF provides unparalleled C/N performance, dual channel upconverter, digital channel display, PLL frequency-synthesized tuning, selectable frequency tuning in12.5 kHz increments, standard/HRC/IRC channel formats (selectable), automatic IF sensing and switching, manual and remote IF switching, front panel test ports, space saving 1 3/4" low profile design, RS-232C and I/O interfaces for remote operation, phase lock reference (optional), and a convenient removable power cord.
The Adtec DTA-3250 is a digital turn around media router designed specifically for direct-to-home (DTH) and enterprise IP television applications. With integrated DVB-S and ATSC tuners Gigabit Ethernet and optional conditional Access, the Adtec DTA-3250 is ideal for aggregating MPEG 2 transport streams and IP data services for delivery to an unlimited number of viewers equipped with low cost IP set tops.
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