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Appear Descrambler
Appear Descrambler
Appear's descrambler can take two CA adapters in to a single module width. Combined with a range of modules from the range, complex broadcast and rebroadcast systems can be created. Ideal for use in satellite, terrestrial, and cable head ends.




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  • 2 x DVB Common interface
  • Descrambling of 10 services per CAM (depends on common interface)
  • Support for all major CA systems and CAMS
  • 1 slot wide

The Appear Descrambler is one of a range of processing module allowing complex architectures for: IPTV, Cable TV headends, DVB-S and DVB-T turnaround or headends. The module can be combined with various inputs, MUX and REMUX and then output with a choice of COFDM, QAM, ASI or IPTV outputs. The cards can be installed into either a 9+1 or a 16+2 chassis with single or dual redundant power supplies.
Appear TV provides two types of descramblers: one that is CAM-based (DVB-Common Interface) and another for bulk descrambling. The DVB-CI based descramblers are capable of descrambling up to 10 DVB scrambled services per CAM.

The bulk descrambler is aimed at software-based CA systems. It is used for the descrambling of multiple services protected by one or more CA systems. The bulk descrambler is capable of descrambling up to 250 DVB or AES scrambled services. With support for various CA systems, be it hardware-based or software-based, Appear TV’s descramblers are an efficient, space and energy saving solution.

Resilience is built into the Appear TV architecture. all modules are hot-swappable, including power supplies and fans.

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