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Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner (232-ATSC-4K)
Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner (232-ATSC-4K)
Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner (232-ATSC-4K)

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Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner (232-ATSC-4K)

Brand: Contemporary Research           P\N: 232-ATSC-4K          

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List Price: $2,689.99


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Contemporary Research The 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner, our 5th-generation TSC HDTV tuner, adds new capabilities o the industry-standard 232-ATSC series. New features include tuning H.264 programs up to 1080p and output scaling up to 4K. The new tuner is fully compatible with control commands for previous models.

The integrator-friendly HDTV tuner is controllable with 2-way RS-232, IP Telnet, and UDP, as well as wireless and wired IR command. An onboard Web page enables remote Web control. A new menu-driven display simplifies setup.

A full-featured, commercial-grade HDTV tuner, the 232-ATSC 4K can receive both analog and digital MPEG-2/H.264 channels, in ATSC, NTSC, and clear QAM formats. Using an optional (sold separately) RF-AB witch, the tuner can switch between antenna and cable feeds.

Key Features
  • Tunes analog and digital channels in ATSC, NTSC, and clear QAM formats
  • HDMI selectable video output resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, and 4K or Auto
  • Auto or manual DVI compatibility
  • Front-panel and on-screen menus for tuner setup
  • Web pages for remote setup and configuration
  • Decodes analog and digital closed captioning


  • Decodes MPEG2 and H.264 digital channels up to 1080p 60Hz

  • Analog HD RGBHV and Component video output resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p, or Auto

  • Analog HD outputs can operate simultaneously with HDMI depending on colorspace setting

  • RGBHV or Component output selection from front-panel settings, Web page, or control commands

  • 1080p and 2160p set to 60Hz for more universal applications, 1080i and 720p can be set to 60 or 59.94Hz

  • AC-3, PCM, or Variable PCM audio formats for digital audio ports and HDMI

  • Simultaneous HDMI, SPDIF, and Analog Stereo Audio output

  • Rack-mountable two across in 1RU

  • Full ASCII 2-way RS-232/Telnet commands

  • RS-232 can be daisy-chained to control up to 9 tuners from a single RS-232 port

  • Meets RoHS and California energy-saving standards


Physical 8.5” [216mm] wide x 1.75” [44mm] high (1RU) x 8.0” [203mm] deep
1.81 lbs [822 g]
1RU Rack mounting for one or two units side-by-side (RK1, RK2EZ)
Tuning Air/Cable Input ‘F’, female, 75 ohm impedance, -10 to 25 dBmV typical
ATSC, NTSC, Cable, and Clear QAM (1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i)
Off-Air 2-69 (NTSC and 8-VSB) and CATV 1-135 (Analog, 64QAM, 256QAM, 8-VSB) Standard, HRC, and IRC
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9, and Zoom
Parental option for channels and/or rating
Decoding MPEG2, H.264 - 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video Composite RCA video, 480i, carries closed caption data
Component YPbPr 3 RCA (1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i)
RGBHV HD-15 female (1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i)
HDMI receptacle, Type A, Version 1.3 (2160p/1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i)
Audio HDMI AC-3/PCM/PCM variable level
SPDIF Coax and optical output, AC-3/PCM/PCM variable level
Analog Stereo RCA variable leve
Control RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet for Web page access, Telnet, and UDP control
DB9 male RS-232 1200 to 230K baud, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit
IR Input 3.5mm stereo jack for optional IR-RXC IR Receiver
A/C 3.5mm control output for optional RF-AB Air/Cable Selector Switch
Front Panel LCD Text display, white text on blue background
Power, Menu, Setup, and Select buttons
Up and Down (Channel Up and Down) buttons
Left and Right (Volume Up and Down) buttons
IR Sensor, Mini USB-B port for future use.
Power In 2.1mm coaxial jack (inside center conductor positive), 1.1A maximum, 11 to 14 VDC, 12 VDC typical, 13.2W 45
BTU, 15.2 W 52 BTU including power supply, current draw 0.198A@114 VAC with power supply
Includes: HD2-RC IR Tuner Remote, 4AAA batteries
PS12-1.5 Power Supply, 1.5A maximum, 12 VDC
RKU Universal Rack Mount Kit



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