Why do I need an HDTV Tuner and Which One is Right?

Projectors and professional displays do not have built-in TV tuners, in-order to receive modulated signals, there must be a tuner for those devices. Tuners can also be used to monitor live camera feeds or over the air broadcasts. Presentation room switchers often need a dedicated tuner that can be routed to displays on demand. Tuner/Controllers provide all the features of…

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Excelling in Innovation, Quality and Customer Service since 1994

Since the day of its founding in 1994, Contemporary Research has strived to provide innovative products with the highest level of quality and customer service. For more than 23 years, Contemporary Research has designed and manufactured simple and innovative solutions for professional audio video system integration out of Addison, Texas. As the industry’s needs changed,…

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Contemporary Research Celebrates the 10 Year Anniversary of its First Digital HDTV Tuner

The Telecommunications Act in 1996 initiated a major transition for both broadcasters and TV technology manufacturers. Analog TV channels would become obsolete as digital HD programs were required to replace them by January, 2007. Even when the deadline was later extended to June 12, 2009, Contemporary Research foresaw the necessity of high-quality digital tuners. With…

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Education Applications

There are a number of solutions employed in education, with differences in key grade levels. K-12 Schools The 232-Amp Mixer/Amplifier stands at the head of the class for ADA amplified audio. Able to drive up to 4 speakers with 40W at 4 ohms, the class D amp is energy-efficient, drawing almost no power when not in use. The stereo and two Mono line inputs are programmable…

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New Contemporary Research 232-MCT Mono Caption Tuner Offers Affordable Solutions to Educators and Institutions

DALLAS, TX 6-21-2010 – Contemporary Research’s new 232-MCT Mono Caption Tuner offers affordable solutions to educational and institutional applications needing analog cable tuning and integration. Based on the proven performance of the Contemporary Research 232-series tuners, the 232-MCT includes the most useful features of its predecessors to create a low cost,…

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Contemporary Research HDTV Tuner Keeps Helicopter News Broadcasts In Sync With Studio Needs

DALLAS, April 19, 2009 – The Contemporary Research 232-ATSC HDTV Tuner has become standard equipment for operators of TV station helicopters when they race to cover breaking news. Once overhead and hovering, the helicopter’s electronic news gathering system allows the pilot and reporter to synchronize with the studio and enables them to anticipate the take for…

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