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Audio/Video Comb Generators

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AV-70x Series



The Idea/onics AV-70X Series Audio/Video Comb Generators fill the need for cable systems required to provide all channel audio and video alerting.

The Idea/onics AV-70X is the newest version of the original AV-70 audio/video comb generator pioneered by Idea/onics and field proven for reliability. The AV-70x series provides the cable operator with the easiest installation of an EAS system. (Virtually one wire connection). It requires no switchers or switches and is compatible with all headends. The AV-70x series covers 70 channels expandable to 100 channels and 120 channels all in one rack mounted unit of 5″ inches.

**NOTE: The Idea/onics AV-70X series is used in conjunction with a receiver package, encoder/decoder and character generator


  • AV-70x Audio and video on all channels 2 through 70 (450+ MHz)
  • AV-70×10 Audio and video on all channels 2 through 100 (550+ MHz)
  • AV-70×12 Audio and video on all channels 2 through 120 (750+ MHz)
  • Proven design
  • Eliminates wiring headend channels for all channel video
  • Compatible with All encoder/decoders
  • Saw filter design
  • Switching power supply for continuous cool operation
  • High impedance loop through video
  • Audio
    -Audio carrier level: -15 dB below video carrier
    -Automatic Gain Control: 30 dB
    -FM Deviation: +or-25 KHz automatic
  • Adjustable RF output control up to 40 dB
  • Trunk Switch
    -Insertion loss: .3 dB max.
    -Return loss: 20 dB min.
    -Impedance: 75 Ohms
    -Isolation: 70dB min.
  • FCC Offset (+or-3 KHz in the aeronautical band)
  • Channel flatness: 4dB
  • Optional external loop for channel filters
  • AV-70x can be upgraded to 100 (x10) or 120 (x12) channels and the x10 can be upgraded to 120 (x12) channels, both requiring no extra valuable rack space
  • Full two year warranty

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