DTA-2137C – Dual DVB-S/S2 Receiver for PCI Express Bus

Model: DTA-2137C Manufacturer: DekTec

$970.00 USD$2,200.00 USD



Professional-grade dual-channel DVB-S/S2 receiver
Supports 32APSK, MIS, GS, VCM, ACM
DVB-ASI monitoring on each channel

All USA orders will be shipped from our USA warehouse. 
All other orders will be shipped from Canada.


DTA-2137C   –   Dual-Channel DVB-S/S2 Receiver for PCI Express bus

DTA-2137C-SLP   –   Dual-Channel DVB-S/S2 Receiver for PCI Express bus with StreamXpress and StreamXpert Lite

DTA-2137C-VR-SLP   –   Dual-Channel DVB-S/S2 Receiver for PCI Express bus with VF-Rec stream recorder, StreamXpress and StreamXpert Lite

DTA-2137C-SXP   –    Dual-Channel DVB-S/S2 Receiver for PCI Express bus with StreamXpress and StreamXpert

DTA-2137C Features

  • DVB-S / DVB-S2 receiver that can be configured as single-channel receiver with support for QPSK, 8-PSK, 16-APSK and 32-APSK, or as dual-channel receiver with support for QPSK and 8-PSK
  • Supports advanced DVB-S2 features: VCM, ACM, multiple input streams (MIS) and Generic Stream (GS)
  • Reception and forwarding of baseband frames
  • Two ASI monitoring ports; each ASI port can also be configured as independent output
  • Dual LNB inputs or one shared feed
  • Full LNB support with DiSEqC interface and 13V/18V 200mA supply (PCIe power) or 400mA with external power
  • Each channel provides lock status, RF level,  modulation type, code rate, SNR/MER and RS error counts (DVB-S only)

DTA-2137C Applications

  • Multipurpose DVB-S2 receiver
  • Satellite data distribution
  • Monitoring DVB-S/S2 satellite signals
  • Local redistribution of DVB-S2 channels with MuxXpert software


Modulation standard              DVB-S, DVB-S2
DVB-S2                                  EN 302 307
DVB-S                                    EN 301 210
Antenna inputs                        2x 75-Ω F female
Tuning range                          950 .. 2150 MHz
Input return loss                     >10dB @ 0 .. 1GHz
>  4dB @ 1 .. 2GHz
Input sensitivity                     -60 .. -30dBm
Baud rate                               2 .. 40MBd
RF level                                -60 .. -30dBm ±3dB
SNR                                       0 .. 22dB ±2dB
MER                                       0 .. 22dB ±2dB
BER (DVB-S)                         Pre Viterbi; Pre RS
BER (DVB-S2)                       Pre/Post LDPC & BCH
Constellation                         256 x 256
Number of channels              1  (16/32-APSK)
2  (QPSK/8-PSK)
Monitoring outputs                2x DVB-ASI
LNB supply (per channel)     13V/18V 400mA*
Receive-buffer size               2x 8MByte
PCI-Express label                  PCIe x1

*  200mA without 12V connected on HDD power connector

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 1 lbs