New CC-COM 3.5 Cable for LG and Samsung TVs

There’s good news on two fronts! First, more LG consumer TVs have RS-232 than one would suspect. Second, we offer a new CC-COM 3.5 DB9 to 3.5mm cable to connect our ICC1-232 TV controller to those LG prosumer, Samsung commercial TVs, and Sunbrite TVs.The female DB9 plugs right into the ICC1-232 controller. LG has finally documented that a series of consumer TVs have…

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Analog Sunset? Not Really…

There’s been a lot of hype and misinformation concerning the so-called “Analog Sunset” for HD Component and VGA video. Many have been afraid that those ports won’t be available next year for QMOD HDTV and baseband video applications. Absolutely not true for set-top boxes – tuners, cable boxes, and satellite receivers. I’ve heard that, soon, Component outputs will be…

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Which rack kits go with what products?

Over the years, we have evolved several different kinds of rack kits, so it’s confusing sometimes. Here’s our basic guide to what goes with what. Current Products Most of our current products mount into one of two rack kits.  232-ATSC+1 and ATSC+SDI HDTV tuners 232-MCT, 232-STS, and 232-STSi analog TV Tuners QMOD-HD, QMOD-SDI, and QMOD-HDSC HDTV…

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Basic RF System Design

Support > RF Distribution > Basic RF System Design RF distribution systems can be very complex or fairly simple, but they all follow the same rules.  The following basic system design won’t turn anyone in a master RF system designer, but it illustrates how signals are originated and attenuated. It’s also a very common small-system solution, where all RF feeds…

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