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Edge Decoders – MPEG to NTSC BB or RF


The CableVista Edge Decoder performs MPEG decoding, modulation and upconversion for up to 24 NTSC/12 PAL channels in a compact 1 RU chassis. The CableVista supports a variety of output card types in the same chassis including: Baseband NTSC/PAL, RF NTSC/PAL, RF NTSC with Off Air Reference. The CableVista provides customers with the highest degree of flexibility available. With numerous redundancy features, hot-swappable components and flexible software, the CableVista is the key element in today’s Digital Simulcast network.


  • Multiple output card types available:
  • MPEG to Base Band (NTSC or PAL)
  • MPEG to RF Channels (NTSC or PAL)
  • DVB and/or SCTE-27 subtitling Option (CV1107+ processor card only)
  • Optional EAS support as per SCTE 18 (NTSC output cards only)
  • Alternate firmware load to support subtitling and/or chassis redundancy instead of EAS (must be specified at time of order)
  • Chassis redundancy (NTSC output cards only)
  • see N+M Chassis Redundancy Option below
  • Modular chassis fits up to 6 output cards and can provide:
  • Up to 12 Base Band channels decoded in 1RU
  • Up to 24 RF channels decoded in 1RU
    (Also possible to mix output cards of different types in a single chassis)
  • Internal CLI Tagging (NTSC version only)
  • VITS insertion (NTSC output cards only)
  • Off Air Reference/Phase Lock (CV1116RF/OAPL+)
  • GbE Redundancy
  • ASI Inputs
  • GbE or ASI daisy chaining of several CableVista units possible
  • All modules and power supplies are hot-swappable
  • IGMPv3 support
  • Configuration and control via Web page interface
    (Configuration and control also available though RS232 or SNMP)
  • Field upgradable firmware to incorporate new features

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