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The 7880DM series is a complete hardware based solution for demodulating digital terrestrial ATSC/8VSB/ ISDB-Tb , QAM/ DVBC/ DVB-C2 cable signals DTV signals or digital DVB-S/S2 satellite signals. With a modular form-factor, the 7880DM represents one of the highest density and most flexible solutions in the industry.

Applications include signal reception for satellite, cable, DTH and IPTV providers, or any other small to large head-end operators who need to receive and distribute local content. The 7880DM can provide ASI and IP output, ideal for turnaround, transcoding, transporting, monitoring or other applications where the received signal remains in the compressed domain. For baseband output, the demodulator may be coupled with an Evertz decoder module, providing a full receiver solution.( for more info, check CRP-9000 platform for SDI decoding)

Monitoring parameters such as EsNo, RF Power, MER, BER and packet errors present a convenient solution for broadcasters and cable companies who wish to not only receive, but also remotely monitor signal quality. These parameters as well as full control of the demodulator are relayed over SNMP, for convenient remote access using Evertz' own VistaLINK® PRO SNMP monitoring and control package

Features

  • Modular design, allowing flexible configurations along with easy system reconfiguration and service
  • Up to four units may be mounted in the 7801FR 1RU chassis, capable of receiving 16 signals in 1RU
  • Up to fourteen units may be mounted in the 7800FR 3RU chassis, capable of receiving 56 signals in 3RU
  • Local control panel option available in 1RU frame
  • Remote control panel option available in 3RU frame
  • Future-proof with upgrade paths to support future modulation technologies.
  • Standard support for advanced modulation schemes, including DVB-S2 with 16APSK and 32APSK ( 7880DM-LB version)
  • Available two DVB-CI slots for conditional access modules ( 7880DM2-LB2 & 7880DM2-DVBC2 versions)
  • Quad 8VSB tuners with tuning capabilities of pre-stored physical channels (7880DM-VSBQAM version)
  • Quad DVB-T/T2 off-air or DVB-C/C2 cable signals (7880DM-DVBT/T2 version)
  • Quad ISDBTb off-air signals (7880DM-ISDBT version)
  • SMPTE 2022-1 and -2 compliant multiple TSoIP outputs per tuner
  • Signal quality monitoring, including MER, BER and TR101- P1 errors
  • Standard support for advanced transport stream processing including service filtering and output bitrate control
  • Control through web-browser or SNMP using third-party application or Evertz 'own SNMP control and monitoring software
  • Supports on-board Input auto-failover between various inputs including RF/ ASI/ or IP inputs
  • Optional IP FEC encoding in output streams (for -IP models)
  • Optional BISS and BISS-E decryption (7880DM-LB version)

Module Configurations

InputsOutputs
Part NumberNumber of RFTSoIPTuner / DemodulatorTSoIPASI*RJ-45Frame SlotsDVB-CI Slot

* ASI ports are individually configurable to be either input or output

DVBS/S2

7880DM2-LB2-CA2-IP21222 DIN112
7880DM2-LB2-CA2-ASI224 DIN112
7880DM4-LB-IP11442 DIN11
7880DM4-LB-ASI144 DIN11
7880DM4-LB2-IP21442 DIN11
7880DM4-LB2-ASI244 DIN11
7880DM4-LB4-IP41442 DIN11
7880DM4-LB4-ASI444 DIN11

8VSB/QAM

7880DM4-VSBQAM-IP11442 DIN11
7880DM4-VSBQAM-ASI144 DIN11
7880DM4-VSBQAM2-IP21442 DIN11
7880DM4-VSBQAM2-ASI244 DIN11
7880DM4-VSBQAM4-IP41442 DIN11
7880DM4-VSBQAM4-ASI444 DIN11

DVBT/T2

7880DM-DVBT/T2-ASI214 DIN
7880DM4-DVBT/T2-IP41442 DIN11
7880DM4-DVBT/T2-ASI444 DIN11

DVBC/C2

7880DM4-DVBC-IP11442 DIN112
7880DM2-DVBC2-CA2-IP21222 DIN112

ISDBTb

7880DM4-ISDBT-IP11442 DIN11
7880DM4-ISDBT4-IP41442 DIN11
7880DM4-ISDBT4-ASI444 DIN11

Specifications

RF Input

Connector F-Type, BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A (with +B75 option)
Frequency
-LB 950 to 2150MHz
-ATSC/DVBT/DVBC/ISDBT 50 to 860MHz
Input Power
-LB -20 to -60dBm
-ATSC/DVBT/DVBC/ISDBT +40 to -40dBmV per carrier
Channel Bandwidth 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz (-ATSC/DVBT/ISDBTb)

Modulation Support

-LB Version
Symbol Rate Up to
8PSK 1 - 67 Msps
16APSK 1 - 50 Msps
32APSK 1 - 40 Msps
Coding Rates
DVB-S QPSK 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
DVB-S2 QPSK 1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 8PSK 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 16APSK 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 32APSK 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
-ATSC Version
8VSB Demodulation Standard ATSC Per A53
QAM Demodulation Standard ITU-TJ.83 Annex B, QAM 64, 256
-DVBC2/DVBT2/ISDBT2 Version
Channel Bandwidth 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz
Sub Format QAM16 - QAM256, QPSK
Standard DVB-T/T2, DVB-C/C2, ISDBTb (ITU-T J.83 Annex A and C)

ASI Inputs/ Outputs

ASI ports are individually configurable to be either input or output
Number of Inputs/Outputs 2/4
Connector Mini DIN 1.0/2.3

TSoIP Input/Output

-IP Version
Connector RJ45, 10/100/1000Mbps
Type SMPTE 2022-1, -2
FEC per SMPTE 2022 (Output only)
Optional SMPE2022-1 FEC encoding with L&D following the following range (+FEC Option):
• L*D ≤ 100
• 1 ≤ L ≤ 20
• 4 ≤ D ≤ 20
• if L < 4, then D = 4 always

Conditional Access Support for DVB Common Interface De-scrambling

7880DM2-LB2 & 7880DM2-DVBC2 Versions
Number of DVB-CI Slots 2
Connector PCMCIA dual slots
Standard DVB_CI EN50221
CA Module PC-Card type II Hot Plug

Control

  • SNMP over Ethernet via FC
  • Web browser via FC

Monitored parameters

-ATSC/-DVBT2/-ISDBT Versions
  • Demodulator lock
  • MER/BER
  • Packet Errors
  • TR101-P1 Errors

Monitored parameters

-LB Versions
  • Demodulator lock
  • RF power
  • Es/N0 ratio
  • FEC activity

Electrical

Voltage +12V DC
Power < 24 watts
EMI/RFI Complies with FCC Part 15, Class A
EU EMC Directive

Ordering Information

DVBS-S2 Version
7880DM2‑LB2‑CA2‑IP DVB-S2/DVB-S Dual Demodulator with dual RF, single RJ-45 IP port and dual DVB-CI slot, single slot
7880DM2‑LB2‑CA2‑ASI DVB-S2/DVB-S Dual Demodulator with dual RF, quad din ASI and dual DVB-CI slot , single slot
7880DM4‑LB‑IP DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with single RF, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑LB‑ASI DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with single RF, quad din ASI, single slot
7880DM4‑LB2‑IP DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with dual RF, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑LB2‑ASI DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with single RF, quad din ASI, single slot
7880DM4‑LB4‑IP DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with quad RF, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑LB4‑ASI DVB-S2/DVB-S Quad Demodulator with single RF, quad din ASI, single slot
8VSB/ATCI Version
7880DM4‑VSBQAM‑IP 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, single RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑VSBQAM‑ASI 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, single RF input, quad din ASI, single slot
7880DM4‑VSBQAM2‑IP 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, dual RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑VSBQAM2‑ASI 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, dual RF input, quad din ASI, single slot
7880DM4‑VSBQAM4‑IP 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, quad RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑VSBQAM4‑ASI 8VSB/ATSC Quad demod, quad RF input, quad ASI, single slot
DVBT/T2 Version
7880DM‑DVBT/T2‑ASI Single DVB-T/T2 demodulator with dual RF inputs and ASI ports
7880DM4‑DVBT/T2‑IP DVBT/T2 Quad demod, quad RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑DVBT/T2‑ASI DVBT/T2 Quad demod, quad RF input, quad din ASI, single slot
QAM & DVBC/C2 Version
7880DM4‑DVBC‑IP DVBC/C2/QAM Quad demod, single RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM2‑DVBC2‑CA2‑IP DVBC/C2 Dual demod, dual RF input, dual DVB-CI slot, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
ISDBTb Version
7880DM4‑ISDBT‑IP ISDBTb Quad Demodulator, single RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑ISDBT4‑IP ISDBTb Quad demod, quad RF input, single RJ-45 IP port, single slot
7880DM4‑ISDBT4‑ASI ISDBTb Quad demod, quad RF input, quad din ASI, single slot

Ordering Options

Notes Rear plate must be specified at time of order - eg: [model]+3RU
+B75 75Ω, BNC connector for RF input
+DBISS Software option to enable BISS and BISS-E decryption
+FEC Software option to enable Forward Error Correction Capability for IP output (for -IP and -IPASI models)
+SPTS Software option to create Multiple SPTS of a transport stream
+NORP No individual rear panel
Rear Plate Suffix
+3RU 3RU rear plate for use with 350FR, 7800FR, 7800FR-QT, 7801FR or 7801FR+IRDCP Multiframes

Enclosures

350FR Portable Multiframe which holds 7 single slot modules
7800FR 3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7800FR-QT 3RU Quiet Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7801FR 1RU Multiframe which holds up to 4 single slot or 2 dual slot modules
7801FR+IRDCP 1RU Multiframe with front control panel installed. Holds up to 4 single slot or 2 dual slot modules

Accessories

+781PS Redundant power supply (optional)
7801FC Frame controller module for use with 7801FRs