Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4 HDTV Tuner

  • Product Code: 232-ATSC 4
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,495.00

Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4 HDTV Tuner adds new features include tuning MPEG-4 programs, up to 1080p output, and more efficient operation. The new tuner is fully compatible the previous 232-ATSC+1 tuner for control, operation, and rack mounting. The integrator-friendly HDTV tuner is controllable with 2-way RS-232 and IP Telnet, as well as wireless and wired IR commands. An onboard Web page enables remote Web control. A new menu-driven display simplifies setup, and a front-panel USB port makes firmware updates a snap. The new compact enclosure allows mounting of two tuners in a single rack space.
A universal TV tuner, the 232-ATSC 4 can receive both analog and digital MPEG-2/MPEG-4 channels, in ATSC, NTSC, and clear QAM formats. Using an optional RF switcher, the tuner can switch between antenna and cable feeds.
Tunes analog and digital channels in ATSC, NTSC, and clear QAM formats
Accepts MPEG-4 TV channels, as well as standard MPEG-2
Scales video output from 480p to 1080p
Simulcasts from HDMI and composite video ports, as well as stereo, and digital coax and TOSlink optical audio ports
Switches to RGBHV or Component output from front-panel settings, Web page or control commands
Outputs Dolby®  5.1 or PCM/Variable PCM digital audio formats for digital audio ports and HDMI
Select Consumer or Pro digital audio, auto or manual DVI conversion
Front-panel text and on-screen menus for tuner setup
Web pages for remote setup and control
Supports dual Air/Cable tuning with optional RF switch
Analog and digital closed captioning
Internal scaler displays channels at selected resolution
Rack-mountable two across in 1RU
Full ASCII 2-way RS-232/USB commands, AMX, Crestron, and RTI modules available, discrete IR commands
RS-232 can be daisy-chained to control up to 9 tuners from a single RS-232 port, or control any number of tuners via IP
Front-panel USB port for S37 firmware and rear USB for HD processor updates via a memory stick
Meets RoHS and California energy-saving standards
Includes HD2-RC IR remote and 12 VDC power supply, when needed, also available with 6A 12 VDC supply that drives up to 4 tuners
Options for single and dual rack mounts, external RF-AB RF switch