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  • Seamless real time transcoding of television programming
  • Input format may be MPEG2 or H.264, SD or HD with user selectable output formats
  • Applications include conversion of HD originated content to add simultaneous SD services
  • Performs simultaneous real-time transcoding of 2, 4, 6 or 8 programs (from 1 to 4 blocks available, outputs 1HD or 2SD per block)
  • Integrated web server allows local or remote access from a PC via standard Internet browser
  • Web interface provide simple, easy navigation of all status and setup parameters
  • Support for external DC redundant powering

SVT - Multi-Format HD/SD, MPEG2/H.264 TRANSCODER


Real-time Transcoding of Multiple Digital Video Programs
– 4x HD or 8x SD Video Programs
– 4 SVT models based on Transcoder density

MPEG-2 or H.264/AVC Digital Video Formats w/ HD or SD Resolution
– Supported HD Resolutions: 1920x1080i or 1280x720p
– Supported SD Resolutions:  720, 704, 544, or 528 x 480i

Video Interfaces
– Multiplexed ASI Transport Stream (TS) Inputs – SPTS or MPTS
– ASI TS Outputs – SPTS only
– IP Input/Output (will be supported in future release)

User Interfaces
– User selectable transcode output formats via Front Panel or Web Browser
– Integrated web server allows simple configuration and management of all status and setup parameters

1RU Rack Mount Chassis

SVT - Multi-Format HD/SD, MPEG2/H.264 TRANSCODER


I/O Proc Blocks:                 2xASI Inputs to 2xASI Outputs per processing block (up to 4 blocks available)
Connector:                          75Ω BNC
Packet Format, Input:       188/204 byte
Packet Format, Output:    188 byte
Syntax:                                 SPTS or MPTS (input & output)

IP GbE INPUTS/OUTPUTS (Firmware upgrade available soon)
Number of Ports:               1 Input and 1 Output
Connector Type:                 RJ45 10/100/1000 – Auto Negotiate
Addressing:                        Unicast, Multicast
MPEG Transport:               SPTS/MPTS (ITU13818-1)
IP Encapsulation:               1 to 7 TS/IP
Input Format:                      UDP
IGMP Compatibility:           Version 1, 2 & 3

Detailed bit rate measurement of incoming services
PID Filtering/remapping
PID Pass-through for non-processed programs
Signal Pass-through for AFD, DVB Subtitles, DVB VBI Data (EN301775), North American VBI (SCTE 127), Closed Captioning (EIA 708), Teletext, SCTE35

Connector:                        RJ-45 10/100BaseT – Auto Negotiate
Protocols:                          HTTP, TELNET, SNMP
User Interface:                  Front panel, web browser, TELNET

Processing Blocks:          Dual channel, multi-format MPEG2/H.264 with integrated CODECs (up to 4 blocks available)
Profiles:                              H.264 HiP/L4, MPEG2 MP@HL
Video Formats:                 1080i @ 29.97Hz, 30Hz, 720p @ 59.94Hz, 60Hz, 480i @ 29.97 Hz
Audio Services:                 Up to 2 per transcode
Audio pass-hrough
& Transcode                      MPEG1 Layer II, Dolby® Digital AC-3
Video Processing:            Scene Detection, Fade Detection, De-blocking filter
Video Bitrate:                      Max 25 Mbps
Video Output:                     CBR or capped average VBR
CODEC:                              H.264, MPEG2
Display Mode:                    Letterbox or center-cut, AFD pass-through

HxWxD:                               1RU, 1.75″ (4.4 cm) x 17.4″ (44.2 cm) x 17.5″ (44.5 cm)
Power:                                100-240VAC 50/60Hz 75W

Operating Temp:                  0° to 45°C
Storage Temp:                     -40°C to 65°C
Rel. Operating Humidity    <95% (non-condensing)

Ordering Info

SVT200A        –   2  Channel (2 SD or 1 HD) Multi-Format Transcoder, ASI inputs, ASI outputs
SVT400A        –   4  Channel (4 SD or 2 HD) Multi-Format Transcoder, ASI inputs, ASI outputs
SVT600A        –   6  Channel (6 SD or 3 HD) Multi-Format Transcoder, ASI inputs, ASI outputs
SVT800A        –   8  Channel (8 SD or 4 HD) Multi-Format Transcoder, ASI inputs, ASI outputs

X-PS External Redundant Power Supply

Note:  SVT can transcode combination of SD and HD channels. For example SVT800A consists of 4 blocks.                    Each block can transcode 2 SD or 1 HD programs.

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