Why is my ATSC Tuner not picking up the names and virtual channel numbers?

When an HD tuner scans the channels, it looks at each channel it finds, extracting the data file that provides the channel name an its virtual channel ID, and other information. A digital channel carries an MPEG2 stream that may contain 2 or more programs. The data tells the tuner how to find the video and audio associated with a given channel ID for each program. As a…

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Sooner AV Distribution gets an upgrade

Sooner AV Distribution gets an Upgrade Featured in Sound and Communications Magazine By Jim Stokes Also reference The Story Behind the Story that discusses the new trends in stadium video and integration design set by this installation. When the University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman decided to do a major upgrade to its stadium’s luxury suites, a major component…

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Contemporary Research Adds 4 New AV Manufacturer Rep Firms

Contemporary Research, a leading manufacturer of AV products for over 20 years , has expanded is manufacturer representatives with the announcement of four new reps firms including Peter E. Schmitt Co., AVology, 007 AV, and Thorvin Electronics. Peter E. Schmitt Co., based in Pompton Plains NJ, will cover Contemporary Research’s Northeast territory including NY, NJ, RI,…

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Make Your Own Display Express PC

Display Express software requires a Windows 7 or 10 Pro PC to run the application. Sometimes this is implemented on a client’s PC, other times the integrator needs to provide a computer. As a service, we offer a rack-mount PC, pre-installed with Display Express, and supplied with a fan speed controller, USB to RS-232 interface, mouse and keyboard. However, Windows 7…

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