Aircaster AQT8-IP

Create custom IP output from Off-Air Sources

(NEW) Supports SRT Error Correction for Remote IP Applications

Product Overview

The Aircaster® AQT8-IP allows the user to create a custom IP output from off-air and/or QAM input sources. The unit accepts eight 8VSB off-air or QAM sources and simultaneously outputs these SPTS and/or MPTS programs in IP. At the same time, the AQT8-IP can be configured in Pass-Through mode, which directly maps the demodulated RF port content in MPTS format to IP output.

The AQT8-IP can accept encrypted QAM sources, and output the encrypted IP transport streams programs in MPTS or SPTS formats while preserving the MPEG tables (PAT, PMT, PSIP, VCT, and MGT) from the source.

The unit allows the user to change the PID, program number, short name, and major/minor channel (PSIP) information on any program.

The AQT8-IP features Emergency Alert System (EAS) program switching through either an ASI or IP format EAS input, and terminal block contacts for triggering EAS messages.

Key Features

  • Encrypted QAM sources can be mapped to IP MPTS or SPTS formats in Pass-Through mode for Remote PHY and Switch Digital applications
  • Accepts up to eight RF inputs in 8VSB/QAM format
  • Provides one common 8VSB/QAM input port with an internal active splitter
  • Supports SRT Error Correction for Remote IP Applications
  • PSIP manipulation
  • Accepts EAS input in ASI or IP formats
  • Supports EAS switching-based on contact closure trigger, or +5 to +12 VDC input
  • Comprehensive GUI-based remote monitoring and control via any standard Web browser

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 19 × 1.75 in

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