Blonder-Tongue AQD-6245
Demodulator, 8VSB/QAM-to-Analog Composite A/V Module


Features 8VSB, QAM 64 & QAM 256 (Annex B) Transport Streams Supported Modular & Compact Units Permit High Density...
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  • 8VSB, QAM 64 & QAM 256 (Annex B) Transport Streams Supported
  • Modular & Compact Units Permit High Density, 8 Modules in 3 Rack Height
  • Easy Set-up & Configuration via Front Panel LCD Controls
  • Remote Computer Control Capability via Internet or RS-232
  • Decodes all 18 ATSC Video Formats
  • Left/Right Stereo Audio Output

The ATSC/QAM Demodulator is housed in a 3 RU module that allows for 8 units to be inserted in a chassis with a common power & control unit. The power and control unit features a 2 line by 16 character liquid display (LCD) to allow interaction with the easy to follow user menu functions for simple programming. The entire rack can also be optionally remotely controlled via an RS-232 modem or the Blonder Tongue AQD-RCS.

The AQD provides the operator with a NTSC composite video via an F connector and audio via left/right RCA connectors. This is designed to function seamlessly with Blonder Tongue analog modulators to allow the delivery of the desired digital signals in any analog channel. The unit supports decoding all 18 ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) standard formats including 8VSB, annex B QAM64 & QAM 256. Video is displayed in 480i (NTSC) in 4:3 or 16:9 formats with closed captioning decoding supported as well.

Input - 8VSB Mode

  • Tuning Range: UHF 14-69, VHF 2-13 or CATV 2-135
  • Data Rate: 19.392 Mbps
  • Input Level: -20 to +20 dBmV
  • Modulation Type: 8VSB ATSC Compliant
  • Input Connector: 75 ohm "F" female

Input - QAM Mode

  • Tuning Range: CATV 2-135
  • Data Rate:
    QAM 64 Annex B: 26.9 Mbps, Auto Detection
    QAM 256 Annex B: 38.8 Mbps, Auto Detection
  • Input Level: -20 to +20 dBmV
  • Input Connector: 75 ohm "F" female

Output - NTSC Composite Video

  • Output Level: 1 Vp-p
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 (Pan and SCAN)
  • Closed Captioning: EIA-608
  • Video Format: 480i NTSC

Output - Analog Audio

  • Audio Level: 1 Vrms
  • Audio Control: Adjustable
  • Connectors: RCA left/right


  • Power: 115 VAC
  • Module Dimensions: 11.31" x 5.25" x 1.5"
  • Chassis Dimensions: 5.25" x 19" x 12"
  • Mounting: Standard 3 EIA unit height - 5.25" x 19"
  • Module Weight: 1.5 lbs
  • LCD: 2 line x 16 character display
  • Switches: 5 push button navigation switches
  • Computer Control: Optional remote configuration server

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