DTA-2162 – Advanced Network Card with Dual GigE Ports

Model: DTA-2162 Manufacturer: DekTec
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$1,350.00 USD$4,090.00 USD



  • Hardware acceleration for TS-over-IP
  • High capacity, up to 950Mbps per port
  • Hitless protection of SMPTE-2022 streams

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All other orders will be shipped from Canada.


DTA-2162   –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCIe
   –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCIe with StreamXpress and StreamXpert Lite
DTA-2162-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with StreamXpress and StreamXpert
DTA-2162-J-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress and StreamXpert
DTA-2162-VR-J-SXP  –   Advanced network card with two GigE ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress, StreamXpert and VF-Rec stream recorder


  • Two GigE network ports with hardware acceleration for rock-solid streaming of 100+ simultaneous DTV signals
  • Simplifies generation and consumption of TS-over-IP streams in your application using DekTec’s acclaimed DTAPI
  • Advanced hardware-based IPv4 and IPv6 address matcher to offload the driver
  • Dedicated packet-scheduling engine to stream over IP with minimal jitter
  • Firmware support for acquiring DTV streams with jitter monitoring
  • TCP/IP task offloading to save CPU cycles
  • Standard Windows and Linux network stack
  • Extensive VLAN support to enhance QoS of critical streams
  • Network redundancy with seamless switching, while your application sees a single virtual port for writing or reading
  • Low and standard-profile bracket available
  • PCI Express x4; Low profile


  • Highly-available IP-based encoding, transcoding and multiplexing systems
  • TS-over-IP processing of 100s of streams
  • Monitoring fully loaded GigE links


Gigabit Ethernet Ports

Physical layer                    IEEE 802.3ab
Number of ports                 2
Data rate                           100/1000 auto sense
Connector                         2x RJ-45 with LEDs
IP                                     IPv4, IPv6, IGMP v3
VLAN                                IEEE 802.1Q
#Transport Streams          Unlimited. Limited only by cumulative TS rate and PC resources
Aggregated TS rate           max. 950Mbit/s
Protocol                            UDP or RTP + opt. FEC, Unicast or Multicast
IP FEC                              SMPTE 2022-1
IP encapsulation                SMPTE 2022-1


OS                                   Win 2k8/2k12/2k16/7/8/10,  Linux ≥2.6.32, 3.x, 4.x
PCI compliancy                 PCI Express v1.1,  PCIe x4

Processor                      Core i5 minimum
                                        Core i7 recommended
                                        Or equivalent AMD CPUs

Software Description

1.  StreamXpress –  Playout  Software

  • Low-cost, high-performance playout software that supports all DekTec output adapters
  • Endless play with optional automatic correction of continuity-counter, PCR/PTS/DTS and TDT/TOT fields
  • SOAP-based remote control to automate StreamXpress operations (DTC-302-RC option)
  • Saving and restoring playout parameters using XML-based settings file
  • Reproducible injection of errors in the transport stream with adjustable error rate
  • Easy-to-use control of modulation and channel simulation parameters

2.    StreamXpert – Transport Stream Analyser Software

  • Real-time analysis, monitoring and recording of MPEG-2 transport streams
  • Recording based on duration, size or manual
  • Provides detailed statistics on the PIDs, services and tables found in the transport stream
  • Displays PIDs, services, tables, descriptors, stream information and PID-grid (compact overview of all PIDs)
  • User definable TR 101 290 templates
  • PCR analysis
  • Measurement of bitrates, PCR-accuracy and interval
  • Integrated SD/HD video and audio decoder with support for MPEG-2, AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, AVS, 4:2:2 and 10 bit video streams and MP1 / MP2 / (HE-)AAC / Dolby AC3 / Dolby AC4 audio
  • Deep decoding of PSI, DVB-SI, DVB-RCS and ATSC-PSIP tables and descriptors
  • Closed captions decoding
  • SI decoding with user templates, Dolby AC4 analysis, multi-monitor support
  • Support for analysing TS-over-IP streams via a DTA-2160 / DTA-2162 or a local network port
  • The world’s most cost-effective and user-friendly transport-stream analyser


3.  StreamXpert Lite – Light-weight version of StreamXpert for viewing and recording transport-stream contents, and for decoding audio and video.

                                                             StreamXpert           StreamXpert Lite

Ribbon based GUI                                        ✓                               ✓
List with properties of all PIDs                        ✓                               –
List with properties of all services                   ✓                               partial
List with properties of all tables                      ✓                                –
Video Decoding
HEVC                                                         ✓                                ✓
AVC                                                           ✓                                ✓
AVS                                                           ✓                                ✓
MPEG-2                                                      ✓                                ✓
4:2:2                                                          ✓                                –
10-bit                                                         ✓                                –
Full screen mode                                          ✓                                ✓
Multi-monitor support                                    ✓                                ✓
Audio Decoding
HE-AAC                                                       ✓                                ✓
AAC                                                            ✓                                ✓
E-AC-3                                                        ✓                                ✓
AC-3                                                           ✓                                ✓
MPEG-1 Layer II                                            ✓                                ✓
Supported Interfaces
DekTec input adapters                                  ✓                                 ✓
PC network ports                                         ✓                                 ✓
Custom table and descriptor templates            ✓                                  –
PID Grid, graphical overview of all PIDs             ✓                                  –
Dolby AC-4 analysis                                       ✓                                  –
Manual mode                                               ✓                                  ✓
Size based                                                   ✓                                  ✓
Duration based                                             ✓                                  ✓
Measurement and Compliance
TR 101 290 priority 1, 2 and 3                       ✓                                  –
Bitrate                                                        ✓                                  partial
PCR graphs                                                  ✓                                  –
PCR accuracy                                               ✓                                  –
PCR interval                                                 ✓                                  –
PCR frequency offset                                    ✓                                  –

4.  VF-Rec – Advanced transport-stream/SDI recorder

  • Advanced recorder for TS, ETI, SDI, I/Q samples and T2MI.
  • Allows to do continuous recording and remote control through SNMP
  • Record to a single file, to multiple files or continuous
  • SDI recording 10-bit full frame, up to 3G-SDI
  • Remote monitoring and control through SNMP

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs