HDE-8C-QAM/IP DIN 8 program Encoder
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Blonder Tongue - HDE-8C-QAM/IP DIN 8 program Encoder

$6,300.00$6,500.00 Each

MPEG-2 HD Encoder for DIRECTV with DIN Cables

The HDE-8C DIN (OPT 2) encoders are designed to be used with eight (8) DIRECTV H25 satellite receivers, or any non-H25 receiver source providing component/composite video outputs.

The HDE-8C-QAM DIN (OPT 2) encoder digitizes and MPEG-2 encodes each input into a high-definition stream. The eight (8) program streams are multiplexed and then modulated onto four adjacent QAM channels in the 54-1002 MHz range (CATV 2-158).  The HDE-8C-QAM/IP DIN (OPT 2) encoder includes an IP output to provide 8xSPTS. The unit ships with a supply of eight (8) H258C DIN Cables to for eight (8) H25 receiver connections. The H258C DIN to RCA Cable can be ordered separately for Non-H25 receiver sources.

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  • Accepts 8 HD programs from DIN inputs
  • Digitizes, MPEG-2 encodes, and modulates up to 8 inputs into 4xQAM output channels (2 Prog. per QAM Ch.)
  • Configurable to ITU-T J.83 Annex A and B digital QAM formats
  • Provides a front-panel -20 dB RF test point
  • Provides 8xSPTS outputs on QAM/IP model
  • Supports user-defined PSIP configuration
  • Supports custom video and transport stream bit rate settings
  • Supports Real-time Dolby® Digital audio encoding
  • Supports Closed Captioning EIA-608 for each of the 8 encoded programs
  • Equipped w/ EAS interface (Analog Video + L/R Audio) and triggering, compatible with all EAS receivers
  • Provides comprehensive GUI-based monitoring and control via standard Web browsers


Blonder Tongue

Solutions for All Your Applications Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. offer customers more than 130 years of combined engineering and manufacturing excellence with a solid history of delivering reliable, quality products. As a leader in the field of Cable Television communications, they provide system operators and integrators serving the cable, broadcast, satellite, IPTV, institutional and professional video markets with comprehensive solutions for the provision of content contribution, distribution and video delivery to homes and businesses. The B-T designs, manufactures, sells and supports an equipment of SD/HD digital video solutions, as well as core analog video and high speed data solutions for distribution over coax, fiber and IP networks. For over 60 years, Blonder Tongue has customized cost-effective solutions for the broadcast, hospitality, education, healthcare, government, sports, entertainment, and enterprise markets. From supporting major broadcast networks to campuses, hotels, stadiums, and airports Blonder Tongue has its customers’ needs covered. Blonder Tongue was founded in 1952, in Old Bridge, NJ by Ike Blonder and Ben Tongue. The company started building Amplifiers or boosters for TV antennas and also building TV antennas. Ike was awarded a patent for inventing the log-periodic television antenna. In the following years, Blonder Tongue expanded their range of products to support the growing Cable TV industry. In 1972, Toner Cable became a stocking distributor for Blonder Tongue and today is their largest stocking distributor worldwide.

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Weight 7.5 lbs
Dimensions 19 × 16 × 1.75 in
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