DTU-215 – USB-2 VHF/UHF multi-standard modulator

Model: DTU-215 Manufacturer: DekTec

$1,680.00 USD$4,820.00 USD


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DTU-215   –   USB-2 VHF/UHF modulator

DTU-215-SP   –   USB-2 VHF/UHF modulator with StreamXpress player software

Available Options

  • DTC-305-CM – XpressSim channel-modelling option
  • DTC-370-ISDB – ISDB-T modulation option
  • DTC-371-IQ – IQ samples playout option
  • DTC-374-DTMB – DTMB modulation option
  • DTC-375-CMMB – CMMB modulation option
  • DTC-378-T2  – DVB-T2 modulation option
  • DTC-379-C2 – DVB-C2 modulation option
  • DTC-377-MH  –  ATSC-MH modulation option
  • DTC-376-DAB  –  DAB modulation option
  • DTC-382-Tmm  –  ISDB-Tmm  modulator and signal generator software

DTU-215-GOLD   –   USB-2 VHF/UHF modulator with all current and future modulation options, channel simulation and StreamXpress including remote control.


DTU-215 – Features

  • USB-2 based multi-standard modulator with support for most QAM-, OFDM- and VSB-based modulation standard
  • For each standard, all modulation parameters are supported
  • Powered from the USB-2 bus, so no external power adapter is required
  • Channel-simulator option available
  • Direct digital conversion to 47..1000MHz for excellent signal quality
  • Playout of I/Q sample files up to 9.14Msamp/s
  • Programmable attenuator
  • Free Windows and Linux SDK is fully compatible with other DekTec digital-video output adapters

Modulation Standards (included)

  • ATSC VSB                     ATSC A/53E
  • DVB-C                          EN 300 429
  • DVB-T / DVB-H             EN 300 744
  • QAM                             ITU-T J.83 Annex A/B/C

Modulation Standards (optional)

  • ADTB-T / DTMB      GB 20600-2006
  • CMMB       GY/T 220.1/2-2006
  • DVB-T2 multi PLP     EN 302 755
  • IQ I/Q sample playout
  • ISDB-T, ISDB-Tmm    ARIB STD-B31
  • DAB(+), T-DMB
  • DVB-C2
  • AWGN insertion

DTU-215 – Applications

  • Multi-standard test generator
  • Demonstrations
  • Research and development

PC Requirements

  • PC USB port     USB2.0 minimum
  • Windows  2k8, 2k12, 2k16, 7, 8, 10,  or Linux ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x
  • Core i5 minimum, Core i7 recommended or equivalent AMD CPU


Frequency range:    47 .. 1000MHz ±1ppm
Bandwidth:     up to 8.0MHz
MER (OFDM):      >42dB
RF Connector:   75-Ω F
Return loss:    15dB (47 .. 862MHz)
Level (QAM):     -46 .. -15dBm ±2dB
Level (OFDM):    -49 .. -18dBm ±2dB
Amplitude Step Size:     0.5dB
Adjacent Channel:    -54dB (QAM) -52dB (OFDM)
Phase noise:   <-95dBc @ 10kHz
Spectral purity:    >50dB (47 .. 1000MHz)
USB port:    USB-2
Power (through USB-2):  5V, 500mA
Dimensions (LxWxH):   123 x 62 x 22mm

DTC-300 – StreamXpress Playout and Control Software (optional)

  •  Low-cost, high-performance playout software
  • 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

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs