DTA-2160 – GigE + 3x ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express

Model: DTA-2160 Manufacturer: DekTec

$1,720.00 USD$4,255.00 USD



  • Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 port
  • Three bi-directional DVB-ASI/SDI ports
  • Transcoding between ASI and TSoIP

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All other orders will be shipped from Canada.

Ordering Info

DTA-2160   –      GigE and three ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express
DTA-2160-SLP   –      GigE and three ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express with StreamXpress and StreamXpert Lite
DTA-2160-SXP   –      GigE and three ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express with StreamXpress and StreamXpert
DTA-2160-J-SXP   –     GigE and three ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress and StreamXpert
DTA-2160-VR-J-SXP   –     GigE and three ASI/SDI ports for PCI Express with DtJitter, StreamXpress, StreamXpert and VF-Rec stream recorder

DTA-2160 – Features

  • Transmission and reception of  Transport Streams over IP networks
  • Three independent software controllable bi-directional BNC ports, operable in ASI or SDI mode
  • Zero-jitter play-out of multiple IP streams
  • Time stamping of incoming IP packets to enable IP jitter analysis
  • Generation of two-dimensional FEC for outgoing IP streams with programmable D and L
  • Block-aligned FEC linearization
  • Uniform software access to ASI- and IP ports with DTAPI

Block Diagram

DTA-2160 diagram

DTA-2160 – Applications

  • Multiple easy-to-use TSoIP inputs and/or outputs for custom applications
  • Multipurpose ASI / IP Stream Station
  • IP jitter analysis
  • Using Xpect: monitoring of IP streams

DTA-2160 Key Attributes

Gigabit Ethernet Port
Physical layer                             IEEE 802.3ab / SMPTE 2022
Data rate                                    10/100/1000 auto sense
Connector                                  RJ-45
#Transport Streams                 Unlimited*
Aggregated TS rate                  max. 600Mbit/s
Protocol                                      UDP or RTP + opt. FEC, Unicast or Multicast

* Limited only by cumulative TS rate and PC resources

ASI/SDI Ports (3x)
Physical layer                            DVB-ASI (Coax) EN50083-9 / SMPTE 259M
Connector                                  75-Ω BNC (3x)
Rx or Tx bitrate                           0 .. 214Mbps / 270 Mpbs, 8 or 10 bit format
Return loss                                > 15dB

Buffer                                          32 MB/channel

OS                                              Win 2k8/2k12/2k16/7, 8, 10, Linux  ≥ 2.6.32, 3.x, 4x
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