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The 7882DM-SAT is a complete hardware-based solution for demodulating digital DVB-S/S2/S2X satellite signals. Base model offers quad RF inputs with one demodulator, software upgradeable to utilize built-in quad demodulators. Built with a modular form-factor, along with multiple inputs and multiple demodulators per card, the 7882DM-SAT represents one of the highest density and most flexible solutions in the industry. This demodulator is fully hardware-equipped with default features such as four RF input ports, four ASI ports (configurable as inputs or outputs), one IP (RJ-45) port and two conditional access slots.

Applications include signal reception for broadcasters, cable, DTH and IPTV providers, or any other small to large head-end operators who need to receive and redistribute satellite content. The 7882DM-SAT provides ASI and IP outputs, ideal for turnaround, transcoding, 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 IRD solution.

Monitoring parameters such as Es/N0, demodulator lock, RF power and FEC activity provide extensive information on received signal quality and robustness. 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.

For applications requiring decryption, two CA slots are available for installation of customer supplied DVB-CI compliant conditional access modules.

  • Capable of multi-stream reception
  • DVB-S,DVB-S2, DVB-S2X capable
  • Four DiSEqC 1.x compatible transmitter, 22-kHz
  • One DiSEqC2.x compatible receiver, 22-kHz
  • Signal quality monitoring, including Es/N0, demodulator locking, RF power and FEC activity
  • Outputs are selectable among internal demods
  • Standard support for advanced transport stream processing including service filtering and output bitrate control
  • Standard support for advanced modulation schemes, including DVB-S2/S2X with 16APSK, 32APSK and 64APSK
  • Long frames and Short frames
  • CCM, VCM and ACM
  • SCPC and MCPC support
  • Automatic detection and configuration of modulation type, filter roll-off, symbol rate, pilot presence (on/off) and frame length
  • Flexible transport stream processor: PID filtering and bitrate control
  • Supports on-board Input auto-failover between various inputs including RF/ASI/ or IP inputs
  • Optional IP FEC encoding in output streams
  • Optional BISS and BISS-E decryption

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RF Input
Connector TypeF-Type
BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A (with B75 option)
Frequency950 to 2150MHz
Input Power-20 to -60dBm
LNB Power Supply and Control+LNB option
Voltage13/18V DC, off (selectable)
LO Control22kHz, on/off (selectable)
Maximum Current400mA
ProtectionShort Circuit, Overload
Modulation Support
Symbol RateUp to:
QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK1 - 64 Msps
32APSK1 - 51 Msps
64APSK1 - 43 Msps
Roll-off Factor5% to 35%
Coding Rates
FECFRAME(normal) 64 800 (bits)
DVB-S QPSK1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
DVB-S2 QPSK1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 8PSK3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 16APSK2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2 32APSK3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
DVB-S2x QPSK1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10, 13/45, 9/20, 11/20
DVB-S2x 8PSK3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10, 23/36, 25/36, 13/18
DVB-S2x 8APSK-L5/9, 26/45
DVB-S2x 16APSK2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 (S2-MODCODs), 26/45, 3/5, 28/45, 23/36, 25/36, 13/18, 7/9, 77/90
DVB-S2x 16APSK-L5/9, 8/15, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3
DVB-S2x 32APSK3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10, 32/45, 11/15, 7/9
DVB-S2x 32APSK-L2/3
DVB-S2x 64APSK11/15, 7/9, 4/5, 5/6
DVB-S2x 64APSK-L32/45
FECFRAME (short) 16 200 (bits)
DVB-S2x QPSK1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10, 11/45, 4/15, 14/45, 7/15, 8/15, 32/45
DVB-S2x 8PSK3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 7/15, 8/15, 26/45, 32/45
DVB-S2x 16APSK2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 7/15, 8/15, 26/45, 3/5, 32/45
DVB-S2x 32APSK-L2/3, 32/45
NotesASI ports are individually configurable to be either input or output
Number of Inputs/Outputs4
ConnectorMini DIN 1.0/2.3
TSoIP Input/Output+IP option
ConnectorRJ45, 10/100/1000Mbps
TypeSMPTE 2022-1, -2
FECper 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
Number of DVB-CI Slots2
ConnectorPCMCIA dual slots
StandardDVB_CI EN50221
CA ModulePC-Card type II Hot Plug
  • SNMP over Ethernet via FC
  • Web browser via FC
Monitored parameters
RFDemodulator Lock Status
RF Power
Modulation and FEC
Roll Off
EsNo Ratio and Margin
Frequency Offset
TSCC Error
Sync Loss Errors
Sync Byte Errors
PID Count
TS Uptime
TS Tree View
Voltage+12V DC
Power< 24 watts
EMI/RFIComplies with FCC Part 15, Class A
EU EMC Directive
Number of Slots1

Ordering Information

7882DM-SATSingle Channel DVBS/S2 demodulator with quad RF inputs, quad ASI outputs (optional IP with license). Software options for S2X capability and up to quad demod channels
Ordering Options
NotesRear plate must be specified at time of order - eg: [model]+3RU
7882DM-CK-SAT7882DM-SAT channel Key to enable one demod channel; up to three licenses can be added to one 7882DM-SAT board
7882DM-FK-S2XLicense to enable DVB-S2X (Broadcast and DSNG profiles) demodulation standards, License is enabled per demod channel
788xDM-FK-LNBSoftware feature key to enable LNB power feature in all input channels for the 7880DM-LB/7882DM series
7882DM-FK-IPLicense to enable IP input/ouput streams on 7882DM series
+FECLicense to enable Forward Error Correction Capability for IP output (for +IP models)
+SPTSLicense to enable Multiple SPTS of a transport stream
+DBISSLicense to enable BISS and BISS-E decryption
Rear Plate Suffix
+3RU3RU rear plate for use with 350FR, 7800FR, 7800FR-QT, 7801FR or 7801FR+IRDCP Multiframes
350FRPortable Multiframe which holds 7 single slot modules
7800FR3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7800FR-QT3RU Quiet Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7801FR1RU Multiframe which holds 4 single slot modules
7801FR+IRDCP1RU Multiframe with front control panel installed
+781PSRedundant power supply (optional)
7801FCFrame controller module for use with 7801FRs