Hardware acceleration for TS-over-IP
High capacity, up to 950Mbps per port
Hitless protection of SMPTE-2022 streams

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Info



  • Two GigE network ports with hardware acceleration for rock-solid streaming of 100+ simultaneous DTV signals
  • Simplifies generation and consumption of TS-over-IP streams in your application using DekTec’s acclaimed DTAPI
  • Advanced hardware-based IPv4 and IPv6 address matcher to offload the driver
  • Dedicated packet-scheduling engine to stream over IP with minimal jitter
  • Firmware support for acquiring DTV streams with jitter monitoring
  • TCP/IP task offloading to save CPU cycles
  • Standard Windows and Linux network stack
  • Extensive VLAN support to enhance QoS of critical streams
  • Network redundancy with seamless switching, while your application sees a single virtual port for writing or reading
  • Low and standard-profile bracket available
  • PCI Express x4; Low profile


  • Highly-available IP-based encoding, transcoding and multiplexing systems
  • TS-over-IP processing of 100s of streams
  • Monitoring fully loaded GigE links


Gigabit Ethernet Ports

Physical layer                    IEEE 802.3ab
Number of ports                 2
Data rate                           100/1000 auto      sense
Connector                         2x RJ-45 with LEDs
IP                                        IPv4, IPv6, IGMP v3
VLAN                                 IEEE 802.1Q
#Transport Streams          Unlimited. Limited only by cumulative TS rate and PC resources
Aggregated TS rate          max. 950Mbit/s
Protocol                             UDP or RTP + opt. FEC, Unicast or Multicast
IP FEC                               SMPTE 2022-1
IP encapsulation                SMPTE 2022-1


OS                                   Win 2k8/2k12/2k16/7/8/10,  Linux ≥2.6.32, 3.x, 4.x
PCI compliancy                PCI Express v1.1,  PCIe x4

Processor                      Core i5 minimum
                                        Core i7 recommended
                                        Or equivalent AMD CPUs

Ordering Info

All USA orders will be shipped from our USA warehouse. 

All other orders will be shipped from Canada.


DTA-2162   –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCIe

DTA-2162-SLP   –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCIe with StreamXpress and StreamXpert Lite

DTA-2162-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with StreamXpress and StreamXpert

DTA-2162-J-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress and StreamXpert

DTA-2162-VR-J-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress, StreamXpert and VF-Rec stream recorder

Software Description

1.  StreamXpress –  Playout  Software

  • Low-cost, high-performance playout software that supports all DekTec output adapters
  • Endless play with optional automatic correction of continuity-counter, PCR/PTS/DTS and TDT/TOT fields
  • SOAP-based remote control to automate StreamXpress operations (DTC-302-RC option)
  • Saving and restoring playout parameters using XML-based settings file
  • Reproducible injection of errors in the transport stream with adjustable error rate
  • Easy-to-use control of modulation and channel simulation parameters

2StreamXpert – Transport Stream Analyser Software
• Real-time analysis, monitoring and recording of MPEG-2 transport streams
• Recording based on duration, size or manual
• Provides detailed statistics on the PIDs, services and tables found in the transport stream
• Displays PIDs, services, tables, descriptors, stream information and PID-grid (compact overview of all PIDs)
• User definable TR 101 290 templates
• PCR analysis
• Measurement of bitrates, PCR-accuracy and interval
• Integrated SD/HD video and audio decoder with support for MPEG-2, AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, AVS, 4:2:2 and 10 bit video streams and MP1 / MP2 / (HE-)AAC / Dolby AC3 / Dolby AC4 audio
• Deep decoding of PSI, DVB-SI, DVB-RCS and ATSC-PSIP tables and descriptors
• Closed captions decoding
• SI decoding with user templates, Dolby AC4 analysis, multi-monitor support
• Support for analysing TS-over-IP streams via a DTA-2160 / DTA-2162 or a local network port
• The world’s most cost-effective and user-friendly transport-stream analyser

3.  StreamXpert Lite – Light-weight version of StreamXpert for viewing and recording transport-stream contents, and for decoding audio and video.

                                                             StreamXpert           StreamXpert Lite

Ribbon based GUI                                        ✓                               ✓
List with properties of all PIDs                      ✓                               –
List with properties of all services                 ✓                               partial
List with properties of all tables                    ✓                                –
Video Decoding
HEVC                                                            ✓                                ✓
AVC                                                               ✓                                ✓
AVS                                                               ✓                                ✓
MPEG-2                                                        ✓                                ✓
4:2:2                                                              ✓                                –
10-bit                                                             ✓                                –
Full screen mode                                          ✓                                ✓
Multi-monitor support                                    ✓                                ✓
Audio Decoding
HE-AAC                                                        ✓                                ✓
AAC                                                              ✓                                ✓
E-AC-3                                                          ✓                                ✓
AC-3                                                             ✓                                 ✓
MPEG-1 Layer II                                           ✓                                ✓
Supported Interfaces
DekTec input adapters                                   ✓                                 ✓
PC network ports                                           ✓                                 ✓
Custom table and descriptor templates         ✓                                  –
PID Grid, graphical overview of all PIDs        ✓                                  –
Dolby AC-4 analysis                                       ✓                                  –
Manual mode                                                ✓                                  ✓
Size based                                                    ✓                                  ✓
Duration based                                              ✓                                  ✓
Measurement and Compliance
TR 101 290 priority 1, 2 and 3                      ✓                                  –
Bitrate                                                           ✓                                  partial
PCR graphs                                                  ✓                                  –
PCR accuracy                                               ✓                                  –
PCR interval                                                  ✓                                  –
PCR frequency offset                                    ✓                                  –


4.   VF-Rec – Advanced transport-stream/SDI recorder
• Advanced recorder for TS, ETI, SDI, I/Q samples and T2MI.
• Allows to do continuous recording and remote control through SNMP
• Record to a single file, to multiple files or continuous
• SDI recording 10-bit full frame, up to 3G-SDI
• Remote monitoring and control through SNMP