The latest addition to the COM2000 family includes an off-air tuner capable of receiving ATSC HD content, outputting this content in IP format for easy re-distribution utilizing the QAM6. The ATSC-8 includes 8 digital tuners which are capable of tuning to 8 unique ATSC channels (13.1, 13.2, 13.3, etc…) or to 8 different frequencies in order to provide the entire ATSC channel offering (6, 8, 13, etc…). In the latter setup option, all the sub-channels can be included using a Multiple Program Transport Stream (MPTS) and allows for the entire ATSC channel to be transferred to a QAM channel, thus maximizing the tuner capacity.


Controlled by the COM2000

The ATSC-8 is controlled by the COM2000 using the same interface which controls the COM46, COM46-FLX and the QAM6. This allows for external setup and monitoring of the ATSC-8 device and allows for remote management and troubleshooting when necessary.



  • Receives local Over-the-Air channels not available from DIRECTV
  • IP output to the COM2000 system
  • 8 available ATSC digital tuners
  • May require GbE-1 card in slot-1 to accept IP input over 100Mbps

Services & Devices

The COM360 chassis is the foundation for the COM2000 system providing the housing, power supply, GbE backplane and cooling system required for the DIRECTV receiver blades and EdgeQAMs.
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At the heart of the COM2000 system is the COM46 receiver blade. The newest in a family of DIRECTV receivers specifically designed for the commercial market.
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The NTSC-8 Analog Modulator accepts 8 channels over an IP connection from a COM46 outputting HD content to the QAM to duplicate these channels for analog distribution.
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EdgeQAM device
Technicolor designed the QAM6 specifically for use with the COM2000 so you aren’t paying for unnecessary features included in other EdgeQAMs designed for the cable industry.
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DCI401 HD Security Terminator
HD content delivered over an RF distribution requires that content protection be applied. For the hospitality market, the standard content protection system is Pro:Idiom™.
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Software upgrades for the QAM6 or COM24-FLX are offered to expand the features and functions of the COM1000 or COM2000.
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