Blonder Tongue AQD PLUS ASI ATSC/QAM Demodulator Plus Broadcaster AFD Software

Blonder Tongue AQD PLUS ASI ATSC/QAM Demodulator Plus Broadcaster AFD Software

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Blonder Tongue AQD PLUS ASI ATSC/QAM Demodulator Plus Broadcaster AFD Software
AQD (ATSC/QAM Demodulator) accepts one input in 8VSB (digital off-air) or QAM (digital cable) format, and delivers one output in NTSC composite analog Audio/Video format, and two identical outputs in ASI format. AQD allows delivering of a digital off-air program to viewers with an analog TV set. It also allows an operator to cherry-pick channels from a "clear" QAM cable lineup. AQD PLUS is the same as AQD, but includes the AFD broadcast package. AFD (Active Format Description) is a standard set of codes embedded in the video stream and used by digital television broadcasters to optimally display a 16:9 video format on an analog television set designed for 4:3 video format.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  • Input standards supported are digital off-air (8VSB) and digital cable (QAM 64 and 256)
  • NTSC Composite Analog Audio/Video output is in 480i format and supports Closed Captioning (EIA-608)
  • Optional AQD-RCS module allows remote monitoring and configuration of up to 80 AQD modules
  • Optional AQD-SPS unit provides standby utility power to the primary power supply (AQD Power & Control module)