IP-SDI 4i IPTV Decoder with SDI
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Contemporary Research - IP-SDI 4i IPTV Decoder with SDI

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The IP-SDI 4i with SDI is an MPEG2/H.264 IPTV decoder with internal scaler.  The unit is part of a family of products from Contemporary Research that can be used to form an end-to-end IPTV distribution system.  The unit is also compatible with many industry standard hardware and software encoders.

The decoder is compatible with unicast or multicast UDP and RTP IPTV stream.  It will accept MPEG2 or H.264 single program or multiple program transport streams encoded at resolutions up to 1080P 60Hz. A channel list of programs is uploaded from a PC running CR Toolbox software or RS-232 command.  The unit may be controlled from the front panel buttons, handheld IR remote, on board web GUI, or external control system.

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  • SDI Output – SD/HD/3G
  • HDMI Output – Type A, Version 1.3
  • SDI and HDMI selectable video output resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, or Auto
  • All outputs operate simultaneously
  • 1080p fixed at 60Hz frame rate, 1080i and 720p selectable at 60 or 59.94Hz
  • AC3, PCM, or Variable PCM audio formats for SDI, HDMI, and digital audio ports
  • Coaxial and optical SPDIF digital audio outputs
  • Variable analog stereo output
  • Channel selection by direct channel entry or channel up/down
  • Decodes analog and digital closed captioning
  • Passes through 608 and 708 closed caption data on SDI output
  • Rack-mountable two across in 1RU
  • RS-232 can be daisy-chained for control of up to 9 decoders from a single RS-232 port
  • Firmware updateable over Ethernet from CR Toolbox
  • Meets RoHS and California energy-saving standards


Contemporary Research

Simple Solutions for System Integration Contemporary Research Corp. was started in 1994 by Scott Hetzler, they design and manufacture intelligent, yet simple solutions for system integration that set the standard for the AV industry. Starting with professional TV tuners and AV routers, the Contemporary Research family of innovations includes cutting-edge HDTV tuners, QMOD HDTV Modulators, Display Express Control Systems, and classroom integration solutions. Created for the systems market, Contemporary Research solutions offer state-of-the-art features, integration-friendly control, and easy-to-use application software, backed with solid technical support and customer service. They have earned an enviable record of innovation, researching future trends, engineering new technology, and delivering contemporary solutions at just the right time. All Contemporary Research products are built in the USA, and are designed to function in demanding, mission critical 24/7 installations. Toner Cable is a stocking distributor of Contemporary Research products.

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Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 1.75 × 8 in