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BE-IRD-5502 Integrated Receiver/Decoder

The BE-IRD-5502 is a versatile broadcast-class H.264/AVC (MPEG-4) HD/SD integrated receiver and decoder for broadcasters, cable operators, and telecoms. A highly flexible professional choice, the 5502’s ability to decode all video formats (HD or SD, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4), together with its wide choice of input options, makes it the perfect solution for customers migrating from MPEG-2 SD to MPEG-4 HD. A built-in Multiplexer/Filter allows users to create highly customized output transport streams. Two PCMCIA Common Interface card slots support a variety of Conditional Access systems, including Conax, Cryptoworks, Irdeto, Mediaguard, NDS, SECA, Viacross, and others. LAN control and monitoring can done using the unit’s built-in Monitor Center facility, or through standard SNMP-based network management systems.


Input Specifications

DVB-S/S2 QPSK / 8PSK Demodulation

(complies with DVB-S, MPEG-2, ETSI 300421 standards)

Input frequency range:
Input Level:
Input Impedance:
75Ω, F type female connector
Symbol Rate:
2~45Mb/s (SCPC or MCPC)
Rolling Off Factor:
0.35 for QPSK; 0.35, 0.25, 0.2 for DVB-S2
Punctured Rates:
1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 8/10 for DVB-S QPSK 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 for DVB-S2 8PSK
LNB Level:
0, 13V, 18V adjustable
Reed Solomon Error Correction:
204, 188, T = 8 & I = 12

DVB-C QAM Demodulation

(complies with DVB-C & MPEG-2 standards)

Input Symbol Rate Range:
1~7Mbps (PAL), 1~6Mbps (NTSC)

6, 7, 8MHz
Frequency Range:
Digital Signal Input Level:

Input Impedance:
75Ω, IEC Female (7/8MHz) or F Female (6MHz) Input

DVB-T COFDM Demodulation

(complies with DVB-T & MPEG-2 standards)

Input Symbol Rate Range:
4.98~31.67Mbps (8MHz bandwidth)

QPSK, 16 QAM, 64 QAM
6, 7, 8MHz
FFT Mode:
Guard Interval:
1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, off
FEC Code Rate:
1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
Frequency Range:
470-862MHz (UHF), 174-230MHz (VHF)
Digital Signal Input Level:

Input Impedence:
75Ω, IEC Female (7/8MHz) or F Female (6MHz) Input

DS3 Input & Loop-through Output

(compatible with Barco, Huawei, etc. protocols)

Maximum Input Code Rate:

Unframed Framing according to G.804 / G.752 (DS3) / G.703 E1/E3

TS over IP Output

Maximum Output Code Rate:

Multicast or Unicast
Multicast Control Protocol:

Input Connectors

  • 1 IP input – RJ45 connector (shared with output)
  • 1Ethernet management port – RJ45 connector
  • 2 ASI – BNC connectors
  • 1 RF Tuner

Output Connectors

  • 1 IP output – RJ45 connector (shared with input)
  • 1 RS-232 printing port
  • 4 ASI -- BNC connectors
  • 2 SDI – BNC connectors
  • 1 HDMI
  • 1 component video – Y Pb Pr set of RCA connectors
  • 2 composite video – 1 RCA connector, 1 BNC connector
  • 2 L/R stereo pairs – RCA connectors
  • 2 DB-9 connectors for 2 digital AES/EBU and 2 analog XLR audio stereo pairs
  • 1 RF Tuner loop-out

Physical Specifications

Input voltage:
AC 90V~260V, 50/60Hz, 50W (max); DC -48V
Dimensions & Weight:
1RU (H) / 19 (W) x 10 (L) in / 483 (W) x 255 (L) mm 11 lbs / 5 Kg
Operating Conditions:
Temperature 0~45°C; Humidity < 95%
Storage Temperature:

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Latest News

Telestream NASCAR Project Wins IBC2012 Innovation Awards

Nevada City and San Jose, California, September 10, 2012 - Telestream®, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, and Quantum, a global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that the NASCAR video capture and replay project incorporating technology from both companies won the prestigious IBC2012 Innovation Award in the Content Management category. Telestream developed the video capture and replay system for NASCAR’s high-speed sports officiating. The award recognized NASCAR and its project partners, including Quantum for its StorNext data management software and CineSys for its disk storage.

“It is an honor for the NASCAR project to be recognized by the IBC,” said Barbara DeHart, vice president of marketing at Telestream. “The new race control system would not have been possible without the collective efforts of NASCARProductions, along with the Telestream, Quantum and CineSys teams. Together, we were able to bring high-quality capture and replay into the race-day operations of one of the most exciting sports around.”

In the fast-paced world of NASCAR racing, where broadcasts reach more than 150 countries, video also plays a key role in controlling NASCAR races. The new race control system is based on Telestream’s Pipeline HD hardware encoder and a new, high-performance, multi-clip Pipeline Replay application.  The scalable, file-based system provides instant capture and synchronous display of 18 high definition (HD) camera feeds, enabling instant access, search, and analysis of an entire race event.

“The instant replay system that Telestream has provided NASCAR this season has enabled our officials to perform their jobs in an even more efficient and time-sensitive manner,” said Robin Pemberton, NASCAR Vice President of Competition. “Having instant access to that many camera angles featuring such high-quality video has been a terrific addition to our race weekends.”

The race control system utilizes high-speed StorNext File System software from Quantum to provide simultaneous access of video content, including the ability to rewind and read while continuing to write from 18 HD cameras. CineSys provided on-site infrastructure, architecture, installation, and technical assistance.

”We are pleased to have been selected by Telestream to participate in this important project, and it is especially gratifying to be recognized in this prestigious award. StorNext’s robust file sharing software is fine-tuned to address the high-performance streaming needs that accompany higher resolution video. Because of our collaboration, these combined technologies are greatly improving the accuracy of race monitoring and enhancing the experience for millions of NASCAR fans,” said Janae Stow Lee, senior vice president, File System and Archive Product Group at Quantum.

The award was presented at the IBC2012 Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, September 9 at the RAI in Amsterdam. IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. The Innovation Awards recognize collaboration and those who push the boundaries. Telestream is exhibiting at IBC in stand 7.D16, and Quantum is exhibiting in stand 7.G30.

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