Contemporary Research has unveiled its new 232-ATSC HDTV tuner. The 232-ATSC is a universal HDTV tuner, controllable via two-way RS-232 and discrete IR commands.
Able to fit two-across in a 2RU rack space, the 232-ATSC tuner outputs HDMI, RGB/component and composite video simultaneously. NTSC broadcasts are upscaled for HD display. Digital Dolby 5.1/PCM audio is available from HDMI, coax and optical connections as well as variable-level stereo audio. Setup is accomplished with on-screen menus, included IR remote, front-panel programming and RS-232 control commands.
For commercial installations, the 232-ATSC can receive conventional cable channels as well as local HDTV broadcasts from an off-air antenna.