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AD960

MPEG Data Broadcasting Test System

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Features & Benefits

  • In-depth Off-line Analysis of MPEG-2, DVB, and ISDB Transport Streams Containing DSMCC Data Broadcast Protocols Including IP, Data, and Object Carousels Lets You Fully Verify Product, System Design, and Performance
  • Powerful Tools to Capture, Manipulate, and Play Out Transport Streams Containing Data Broadcasting Protocols Helps You Build and Apply Sophisticated Test Sequences To Extensively Exercise All Design and Performance Parameters
  • High Performance Processing Power Combined With a Large Collection of Input/Output Interfaces Offers the Flexibility Needed for Use in a Wide Range of Design and Manufacturing Applications
  • New Carousel Generator Option Available

Applications

  • Interactive Television
  • Software Development
  • MHP Set Top Box Design
  • Carousel Multiplexing
  • Data Broadcasting Systems Installation and Integration
  • Equipment Design and Verification

The Solution for High Performance Data Analysis of MPEG-2, DVB, and ARIB Transport Streams.

Stream Analysis
  • DVB data and object carousel analysis
  • Bit rate and repetition rate display of blocks, modules, objects, UN messages, SI tables, and video/audio PIDs
  • BIOP, DSI, DII, DDB, and DSM-CC section display and interpretation
  • Display of MHP AIT table
  • ARIB B15/B24 Data Carousel Analysis
  • MPE analysis including syntax of datagram sections
  • Display of PSI/SI/PSIP tables with Huffman decoding
  • Transport stream packet content
  • PCR timing information
  • Real-time MPE sessions (M+ option)
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Stream Creation
  • Multiplexer/Demultiplexer to create multi-program transport streams with custom SI for both DVB and ATSC
  • Import of transport packets containing DSM-CC sections
Stream Manipulation
  • Stream cutter
  • Packet editor
  • PSI/SI/PSIP editor
Stream Playout and Recording
  • Record, play at 90 Mb/s
  • Continuous playout of looped streams with automatic updating of timestamps
  • Simultaneous play and record (optional)
Hardware
  • Fast, Pentium III platform with 17" monitor and DVD/CD-ROM
  • SCSI hard disk for stream storage (18 GB expandable) with sample test streams
  • Wide range of interfaces including: DVB-SPI, ASI, DHEI, M2S, SMPTE 310M, L-Band, etc.

Characteristics

Record

Maximum Record Time at the Rate of 60 Mb/s with Standard Hard Disk - 36 minutes.

Maximum Data Rate - 90 Mb/s. (Trig Rec/Monitor: 60 Mb/s.)

Minimum Data Rate - 250 kB/s.

Playout

Maximum Playout Time at 60 Mb/s - 36 minutes.

Maximum Data Rate - 90 Mb/s.

Minimum Data Rate - Using internal clock: 2.5 Mb/s.

Using external clock: 250 kB/s.

Bit Rate Resolution - 1 bit/s.

Frequency Resolution - 0.03 Hz.

Clock Accuracy - ±1 ppm.

Aging and Drift - <1 ppm per year.

Packet Handling -

Record

Input Format

Storage Format

   

188 byte

204 byte

188 byte

Yes

   

204 byte

Yes

Yes

208 byte (GPSI)

Yes

Yes

Playout

Storage Format

Output Format

   

188 byte

204 byte

208 byte (GPSI)

188 byte

Yes

Yes (Dummy RS)

Yes (Zero RS)

204 byte

Yes

Yes

   

Receive and Monitoring - 208 byte with GPSI interface options.

Electrical

External Triggering - Input and output.

Triggering on Input - Edge sensitive.

Connector Format - 15 Way D type.

Specification - TTL.

External Clock

Signal Input - AC coupled.

Minimum Signal Level - 200 mV.

Input Impedance - 50 Ω.

Connector Format - BNC.

Hardware Configuration
  • 18 GB SCSI disk for stream storage DVD (tower only)
  • Ultra wide SCSI port for external storage
  • 100Base-T Ethernet
Display

Display (tower) - 17" 1280x1024.

SVGA Color.

CRT monitor.

Power Requirement

Voltage Range - 100 to 260 VRMS (switchable).

Frequency Range - 45 to 65 Hz.

Power Consumption (max) - 300 VA.

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

10°C min. 40°C max.

Storage Temperature

-20°C min. 70°C max.

Humidity

70% noncondensing

Electrical Interfaces

Transport Stream

Parallel Input and Output Port - Connector Format Input: 25 way D type.

Connector Format Output: 25 way D type.

Electrical Specification: LVDS (differential).

Input Impedance: 100 Ω.

Output Impedance: 100 Ω.

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions

cm

in.

Weight (system unit)

kg

lb.

Width

23.5

9.3

Height

44

17.3

Depth

43

16.9

Net

16.9

37.3

Ordering Information

AD960

MPEG Data Broadcasting Test System.

AD960 Platform – Options

Interface Card Options

Modes

Bit Rate

Connector

Tolerance

GPSI Interface

SMPTE310M

19.392 Mb/s and 38.785 Mb/s (support for 8 VSB & 16 VSB)

BNC in BNC out

±2.8 ppm

DHEI

to 48 Mb/s

   

   

ECL (AC) I

To 50 Mb/s

   

   

ECL (DC)

To 50 Mb/s

26 Way High Density D

   

RS422 differential

20 Mb/s

26 Way High Density D

   

SSI (DVB serial)

1 to 44 Mb/s

BNC

Clock & data recovery

L-Band/RF input

See separate data sheet

15 to 30 Msymb/s

F-Type

   

ASI and M2S (DIVICOM)

Data, packet burst

270 Mb/s tx rate 0 to 90 Mb/s data rate 100 Mb/s transmission rate

0 to 90 Mb/s data rate

   

Note: Only one interface can be fitted in addition to the parallel port.

Options

MICS - MIC 1.1S (with accurate clock circuit) only for applications mentioned below.

ASPC - ASI/M2S Interface.

LBPC - L-Band + card.

GPPC - GPSI II Card (SMPTE 310M, RS422 Serial, DVB SSI, DHEI).

MPLUS - DVB/ATSC/ARIB Monitor Plus (Only series II machines).

DU - Duplex Operation Player/Monitor or Player/Recorder - (Only series II machines) Excluding portables.

IN - ES Analyzer with AAC Player and 608 CC and 708 CC (V6.3 minimum).

AA - AAC Player stand alone - no ES Analyzer.

CC - CC stand alone - no ES Analyzer.

BA/ZB - DVB/ATSC Buffer analyzer software.

PA/ZP - DVB/ATSC PES analyzer.

SM/ZM - DVb/ATSC Recorder/Monitor software.

IX - BS Digital Multiplexer (JAPAN).

VI - Viaccess analysis. Approved customers only.

OP - Open TV analysis. Approved customers only.

XS - XSI Analysis software.

18GB - Internal 18 GB Disk Drive (REPLACE CURRENT DRIVE).

18GBA - Internal 18 GB Disk Drive (in addition to standard drive).

36GB - Internal 36 GB Disk Drive (REPLACE CURRENT DRIVE).

36GBA - Internal 36 GB Disk Drive (in addition to standard drive).

CDW - Internal CD ROM Writer plus adaptec Easy CD Creator software.

FCT - Flight Case for AD960 (tower version).