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Pico Digital is an international telecommunications technology company serving radio and television broadcasters, content providers, hospitality, and commercial markets in more than 50 countries. We’re a global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of high-performance, high-value infrastructure, distribution, and customer premise equipment. With customers that range from the world’s largest media companies to small local service providers, we’re committed to delivering cutting-edge technologies and products that contribute to our customers’ success and help them to solve real-world business challenges.
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CA-30/1000: 1 GHZ BROADBAND PUSH-PULL DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

The Pico Macom CA-30/1000 is a high-quality push-pull, wall-mounted distribution amplifier that produces signals with extremely low-noise and harmonic distortion. The amplifier is capable of broadband 158-channel operation over the 54-MHz to 1000-MHz range. This amplifier makes an excellent distribution system amplifier for heavily loaded MDU and broadband CATV and SMATV systems. Because of its extremely low-noise figure and low distortion, the CA-30/1000 is ideally suited for use in larger networks where amplifier cascading is required. In expanding bi-directional broadband systems, the CA-30/1000 can be used in conjunction with Tru-Spec Sub CATV diplexers to split forward and reverse paths. Alternately, Pico Macom's PIDA series of bi-directional amplifiers may be used.

CA-30/550: 550 MHZ PUSH-PULL DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

The Pico Macom CA-30/550 is a high-quality push-pull, wall-mounted distribution amplifier that produces signals with extremely low-noise and harmonic distortion. This amplifier is capable of 82-channel operation over the 54-MHz to 550-MHz range, and makes an excellent distribution system amplifier in MDU, CATV, and SMATV systems. Because of its extremely low-noise figure and low distortion, the CA-30/550 is ideally suited for use in larger networks where amplifier cascading is required. In expanding bi-directional broadband systems, Pico Macom's PIDA series bi-directional amplifiers should be used.

CA-30/870AR: 870 MHZ BIDIRECTIONAL CATV DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

The CA-30/870AR distribution amplifier is a high quality push-pull amplifier that produces signals with extremely low distortion and harmonic content. The forward bandwidth makes 135-channel operation possible, while the two-way configuration allows the amplifier to be used in systems that utilize remote signal sources on the return path.

CA-30RK1000: 1GHZ BROADBAND PUSH-PULL HEADEND AMPLIFIER

    • 158 Channel frequency range 54~1000MHz (CATV 2~13! A1~A5, A~ZZZ, 89~158, UHF 14~69) (CA-30RK10000)
    • 30dB Gain for optimal carrier to noise ratio and superior picture quality
    • ±0.5dB Flatness across band provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
    • Front panel controls and test point enable easy setup and monitoring
    • Built-in lightning and line voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage
    • Low noise performance, eliminating addition of offending picture static

CA-30RK550: 550MHZ PUSH-PULL HEADEND AMPLIFIER

  • 82 Channel frequency range 54~550MHz (CATV 2~13! A1~A5, A~PPP) (CA-30RK550)
  • 30dB Gain for optimal carrier to noise ratio and superior picture quality
  • ±0.5dB Flatness across band provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
  • Front panel controls and test point enable easy setup and monitoring
  • Built-in lightning and line voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage
  • Low noise performance, eliminating addition of offending picture static

CA-45RK550: 550MHZ PUSH-PULL HEADEND AMPLIFIER

  • 45dB Gain for optimal carrier to noise ratio and superior picture quality
  • 82 Channel frequency range 54~550MHz (CATV 2~13! A1~A5, A~PPP)
  • ±0.5dB Flatness across band provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
  • Front panel controls and test point enable easy setup and monitoring
  • Built-in lightning and line voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage
  • Low noise performance, eliminating addition of offending picture static

CA-50/550: 550MHZ HIGH-GAIN DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

  • 54-550MHz frequency range (CATV 2~PPP)
  • 50dB gain designed for low input applications to provide optimum carrier to noise performance
  • ±0.75dB flatness per 100MHz provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
  • Employs state-of-the-art hybrid push-pull technology for distortion-free audio-video quality
  • Adjustable slope and gain controls for easy system balancing
  • Easy-access controls and low-loss (-20dB) test point enable simplified setup and performance monitoring
  • Built-in lightning and line voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage

CDA-1A: 1GHZ CATV DROP BI-DIRECTIONAL AMPLIFIERS

  • Forward bandwidth 54 to 1000MHz allows use in large broadband systems. Reverse bandwidth 5 to 42MHz allows interactive revenue generating services
  • Ultra low 3dB noise figure provides clean distribution! reducing digital artifacts in digital signals, and provides clearer analog pictures
  • 6kV surge protected on all ports to protect consumer equipment from transient voltages and line surges
  • Output or independent power "F" port capability provides powerful flexibility option for local or remote powering
  • External UL approved power supply for domestic and international use

CDA-1P: 1GHZ CATV DROP BI-DIRECTIONAL AMPLIFIERS

  • Forward bandwidth 54 to 1000MHz allows use in large broadband systems. Reverse bandwidth 5 to 42MHz allows interactive revenue generating services
  • Ultra low 3dB noise figure provides clean distribution! reducing digital artifacts in digital signals, and provides clearer analog pictures
  • 6kV surge protected on all ports to protect consumer equipment from transient voltages and line surges
  • Output or independent power "F" port capability provides powerful flexibility option for local or remote powering
  • External UL approved power supply for domestic and international use

CDA-2A: 1GHZ CATV DROP BI-DIRECTIONAL AMPLIFIERS

  • Forward bandwidth 54 to 1000MHz allows use in large broadband systems. Reverse bandwidth 5 to 42MHz allows interactive revenue generating services
  • Ultra low 3dB noise figure provides clean distribution! reducing digital artifacts in digital signals, and provides clearer analog pictures
  • 6kV surge protected on all ports to protect consumer equipment from transient voltages and line surges
  • Output or independent power "F" port capability provides powerful flexibility option for local or remote powering
  • External UL approved power supply for domestic and international use

L860: BI-DIRECTIONAL LAUNCH AMPLIFIER

  • Broadband 54-1000MHz forward bandwidth! 5-36MHz active reverse path
  • 30dB typical forward-path gain for optimum performance to overcome combining losses and provide ample level for distribution
  • 20dB active reverse-path gain for extra level to distribute reverse path signals to CMTS and other upstream applications
  • Adjustable gain and slope controls to optimize carrier-to-noise ratio and provide superior picture quality and easy system balancing
  • Plug-in equalizers and attenuators (included) enable uniform gain and slope system balancing for minimum distortion
  • Employs dual state-of-the-art push-pull hybrid technology for very low distortion, high input and output capability
  • -20dB input and output test points enable simplified setup and performance monitoring without service interruption
  • Built-in lightning and line-voltage surge protection safeguards the unit from damage

LA-2150A: SATELLITE IF INLINE AMPLIFIERS

  • High-grade satellite IF inline amplifiers suitable for DBS or MMDS applications
  • Available in 950~2150MHz for satellite only applications! or 40~2150MHz for satellite and terrestrial applications
  • 16~20dB Sloped versions compensate for loss on long cable runs
  • DC Pass-thru current 500mA maximum for LNB powering
  • Output level 45dBmV maximum
  • High performance SMD board circuitry
  • Soldered back-cover plate ensures high isolation >120dB
  • Nickel plated zinc-alloy diecast housing

LA-2150B: SATELLITE IF INLINE AMPLIFIERS

  • High-grade satellite IF inline amplifiers suitable for DBS or MMDS applications
  • Available in 950~2150MHz for satellite only applications! or 40~2150MHz for satellite and terrestrial applications
  • 16~20dB Sloped versions compensate for loss on long cable runs
  • DC Pass-thru current 500mA maximum for LNB powering
  • Output level 45dBmV maximum
  • High performance SMD board circuitry
  • Soldered back-cover plate ensures high isolation >120dB
  • Nickel plated zinc-alloy diecast housing

LA-2150D: SATELLITE IF INLINE AMPLIFIERS

  • High-grade satellite IF inline amplifiers suitable for DBS or MMDS applications
  • Available in 950~2150MHz for satellite only applications! or 40~2150MHz for satellite and terrestrial applications
  • 16~20dB Sloped versions compensate for loss on long cable runs
  • DC Pass-thru current 500mA maximum for LNB powering
  • Output level 45dBmV maximum
  • High performance SMD board circuitry
  • Soldered back-cover plate ensures high isolation >120dB
  • Nickel plated zinc-alloy diecast housing

MPA-HD: MAST-MOUNTED HDTV PRE-AMPLIFIER

  • Digital signal optimized mast-mounted pre-amplifier
  • 68 Off-air channel range (54~108MHz! 174~216MHz, 470~806MHz) suitable for small to large MATV-SMATV systems
  • 2dB sloped-output across band provides low harmonic distortion
  • Incorporated 75Ω F-type input and output interface, providing optimum connection
  • 6kV Lighting surge protected
  • Weather-protected connections
  • Mounting hardware included
  • External 117VAC 60Hz 5W power source
  • UL Approved

PIDA-1000: BROADBAND BI-DIRECTIONAL PUSH-PULL DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS

  • 54~1000MHz (CATV 2~158) and 5~42MHz reverse bandwidth (CATV T7~T11)
  • 30dB forward path gain and 20dB or passive reverse path gain (switchable) for maximum flexibility
  • ±0.75dB flatness across band provides low distortion and excellent frequency response
  • Employs dual state-of-the art push-pull hybrid technology for very low distortion! high input and output capability
  • Optional plug-in equalizers and attenuators enable unity gain and slope system balancing for minimum distortion
  • -30dB input and output test points enable simplified setup and performance monitoring without service interruption
  • Built-in lightning and line-voltage surge protection protects the unit from damage
  • External UL approved power supply

TA-25: 18-25DB SLOPED UHF/VHF/FM DIST AMPLIFIER

  • Cost-effective wide-frequency bandwidth amplifier
  • 68 Off-air channel range (54~108MHz) suitable for small to large MATV-SMATV systems
  • 7db Sloped-output across band provides low harmonic distortion
  • -20db FM trap switch (88~108MHz) filters high level local FM radio stations reducing harmonic distortion
  • Heave gauge rugged shielded wall-mount case
  • Convenient and compact design allows quik and easy installation
  • Front Panel LED Power Indicator

TA-36: 31-36DB ADJUSTABLE UHF/VHF/FM DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

  • Cost-effective wide-frequency bandwidth amplifier
  • 68 Off-air channel range (54~108MHz! 174~216MHz, 470~806MHz) suitable for small to large MATV-SMATV systems
  • 5dB Sloped-output across band provides low harmonic distortion
  • 15dB Independently adjustable band-gain controls for optimal carrier to noise ratio and balancing
  • Dual -20dB FM trap switches (88~108MHz) effectively filter high level local FM radio stations reducing harmonic distortion
  • Heavy gauge rugged shielded wall-mount case
  • Convenient and compact design allows quick and easy installation
  • Front panel LED power indicator and fuse holder

IPQC: GBE IP-INPUT MUX SCRAMBLER EDGE QAM

The IPQC is a highly integrated 1-RU video edge QAM that can multiplex and scramble IP video signals and convert them to QAM/DVB-C channels for use in CATV systems, such as the Pico Digital CONDOR. The unit features a flexible design and can be configured in a number of ways to suit specific end applications.

The high-quality QAM output of the edge QAM is organized into three independent blocks of four contiguous channels, which can be placed anywhere in the extended CATV range of 50 MHz to 1002 MHz. Each QAM channel can be independently muted.

IPQC24: 24 CHANNEL MUX SCRAMBLER EDGEQAM

The IPQC24 is a highly integrated 1-RU video edge QAM that can multiplex and scramble IP video signals and convert them to QAM/DVB-C channels for use in CATV systems, such as the Pico Digital CONDOR. The unit features a flexible design and can be configured in a number of ways to suit specific end applications. The high-quality QAM output of the edge QAM is organized into 24 independent QAM channels, which can be placed anywhere within a 768 MHz span, from 36 MHz to 960 MHz. The IPQC24 supports up to four simultaneous CA systems and 1680 Mbps of IP data input.

IPQC24-IP: MUX SCRAMBLER EDGEQAM IP STREAMER

The IPQC24-IP adds 24 IP output streams to the IPQC24. The IPQC24 is a highly integrated 1-RU edge QAM that can multiplex and scramble IP video signals and convert them to QAM/DVB-C channels for use in CATV systems, such as the Pico Digital CONDOR. The unit features a flexible design and can be configured in a number of ways to suit specific end applications. The IPQC24-IP is perfect for installations where a single master headend will feed numerous remote head-ends via IP. The high-quality QAM output of the edge QAM is organized into 24 independent QAM channels, which can be placed anywhere within a 768 MHz span, from 36 MHz to 960 MHz. The IPQC24-IP supports up to four simultaneous CA systems and 1680 Mbps of IP data input.

IPQT-12: GBE IP-INPUT EDGE QAM MODULATION SYSTEM

Pico Digital's IPQT-12 is a professional-grade Edge QAM that accepts a GbE IP input in the clear or pre-encrypted sources and converts the selected streams into 12 QAM RF channels. The Edge QAM supports Multiple and Single Transport Stream configurations and is easy to set up, control and monitor with the 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port. The IPQT-12 Edge QAM is a single rack spaced chassis that also supports optional EAS and external redundant power. Ideal uses for the IPQT-12 Edge QAM include commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast as well as the hospitality industries.

PD100: HD IP ENCODER

The PD100 is a low cost MPEG-2 or H.264 single channel encoding device used to stream video and audio across any IP network. The unit can be used in CATV systems, security or hospitality applications where linear IP video is required. The PD100 accepts HDMI in the clear, component or composite video input and audio input via embedded HDMI, digital S/PDIF or analog.

PD1000: HIGH-DEFINITION DENSE ENCODER MODULATION SYSTEM

The professional-grade PD1000 HD encoder modulation system allows users to encode HD, SD, and HD-SDI signals in MPEG-2 or H.264 formats, all in a single rack space. The unit supports real-time encoding, while offering the flexibility of two, four, six, or eight HDMI (in the clear), HD-SDI, component, and composite (closed captioning) inputs. The HD encoder offers simultaneous QAM and IP outputs. The PD1000 enables remote control and monitoring via an intuitive Web interface, provides virtual channel mapping, and supports Dolby® Digital audio encoding. The HD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.

PD1000-2: 2 CHANNEL HD/SD ENCODER (1XPD1000 1XEM-2HD 1XOM4)

The professional-grade PD1000 HD encoder modulation system allows users to encode HD, SD, and HD-SDI signals in MPEG-2 or H.264 formats, all in a single rack space. The unit supports real-time encoding, while offering the flexibility of two, four, six, or eight HDMI (in the clear), HD-SDI, component, and composite (closed captioning) inputs. The HD encoder offers simultaneous QAM and IP outputs. The PD1000 enables remote control and monitoring via an intuitive Web interface, provides virtual channel mapping, and supports Dolby® Digital audio encoding. The HD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.

PD1000-4: 4 CHANNEL HD/SD ENCODER (1XPD1000 2XEM-2HD 1XOM4)

The professional-grade PD1000 HD encoder modulation system allows users to encode HD, SD, and HD-SDI signals in MPEG-2 or H.264 formats, all in a single rack space. The unit supports real-time encoding, while offering the flexibility of two, four, six, or eight HDMI (in the clear), HD-SDI, component, and composite (closed captioning) inputs. The HD encoder offers simultaneous QAM and IP outputs. The PD1000 enables remote control and monitoring via an intuitive Web interface, provides virtual channel mapping, and supports Dolby® Digital audio encoding. The HD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.

PD1000-6: 6 CHANNEL HD/SD ENCODER (1XPD1000 3XEM-2HD 1XOM4)

The professional-grade PD1000 HD encoder modulation system allows users to encode HD, SD, and HD-SDI signals in MPEG-2 or H.264 formats, all in a single rack space. The unit supports real-time encoding, while offering the flexibility of two, four, six, or eight HDMI (in the clear), HD-SDI, component, and composite (closed captioning) inputs. The HD encoder offers simultaneous QAM and IP outputs. The PD1000 enables remote control and monitoring via an intuitive Web interface, provides virtual channel mapping, and supports Dolby® Digital audio encoding. The HD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.

PD1000-8: 8 CHANNEL HD/SD ENCODER (1XPD1000 4XEM-2HD 1XOM4)

The professional-grade PD1000 HD encoder modulation system allows users to encode HD, SD, and HD-SDI signals in MPEG-2 or H.264 formats, all in a single rack space. The unit supports real-time encoding, while offering the flexibility of two, four, six, or eight HDMI (in the clear), HD-SDI, component, and composite (closed captioning) inputs. The HD encoder offers simultaneous QAM and IP outputs. The PD1000 enables remote control and monitoring via an intuitive Web interface, provides virtual channel mapping, and supports Dolby® Digital audio encoding. The HD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.

PD6IP: 6-CHANNEL MPEG-2 IP ENCODER

Pico Digital's PD6IP is a high-performance MPEG-2 video encoder that encodes six composite video and stereo inputs into either MPTS or SPTS. Occupying a single rack space, the compact unit additionally offers closed captioning (EIA608).

SDQ6: 6-CHANNEL SD ENCODER QAM/MODULATOR

Pico Digital's SDQ6 is a high-performance MPEG-2 video encoder that encodes six composite video and Dolby® stereo inputs into multiplexed QAM and Pico Digital's SDQ6 is a high-performance MPEG-2 video encoder that encodes six composite video and Dolby® stereo inputs into multiplexed QAM and ASI outputs. Occupying a single rack space, the compact unit offers PSIP virtual channel mapping of each channel, in addition to EAS and closed captioning. With up to 40 dB of RF output and remote access capabilities, the SDQ6's extensive feature set makes the unit the most cost-effective encoder in the marketplace. The SD encoder is ideal for commercial residential properties, academic and medical facilities, local area network applications for both CATV and broadcast, as well as the hospitality industry.