Miranda IRD-3802 MPEG decoder w/ ASI & GigE IP inputs

The IRD-3802 provides MPEG-2 decoding of ASI & IP transport streams to either HD or SD. It also provides processing of key video & audio parameters & signal probing functions for feed aggregation, distribution & monitoring apps by broadcasters & TV services providers....
Manufacturer: Grass Valley
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Manufacturer: Grass Valley

Miranda IRD-3802 MPEG decoder with ASI and GigE IP inputs - IRD-3802

The IRD-3802 provides MPEG-2 decoding of ASI and IP transport streams to either HD or SD. It also provides processing of key video and audio parameters and signal probing functions for feed aggregation, distribution and monitoring applications by broadcasters and TV services providers. DVB-ASI or IP transport streams fed to the IRD-3802 can be decoded to provide either HD or SD video with embedded multichannel audio, in all leading formats, as well as composite video and stereo analog audio for monitoring. The IRD is also available with a DVB-CI slot, supporting leading conditional access systems, and allowing descrambling of mutiple encrypted services. With its Gigabit Ethernet port, the IRD-3802 can also act as a gateway, by performing IP encapsulation of the input transport stream in either RTP or UDP mode.

Key Features

Input/output versatility

  • Dual ASI transport stream inputs

  • Single ASI transport stream output for signal monitoring or retransmission

  • IP transport stream input/output: an ASI signal can be re-transmitted as IP and an IP stream can be forwarded as ASI

  • IRD acts as IP video gateway with forward error correction (FEC) for improved quality

  • IRD-3802 is now available with a rear module featuring two Ethernet ports and change-over funtionality for use in redundant IP router topologies

  • Dual HD/SD SDI outputs

  • Composite video and stereo analog audio monitoring outputs

Conditional access

  • DVB-CI common interface slot allow descrambling of multiple programs

  • Supports BISS-1 with user supplied CAM card

Easy input and program selection

  • Manual or automatic input selection mode

  • Automatic mode allows switching to backup input upon loss of signal on active input, with adjustable duration

  • Program selection using local control or iControl

  • MPTS automatic program selection mode and recovery

Extensive video format support

  • 1920x1080i59.94/50

  • 1280x720p59.94/50

  • 720x486i59.94 and 720x576i50

Comprehensive dual program audio decoding

  • Decoding of MPEG-1 layer 2 stereo audio

  • Decoding of Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2.0 audio

  • Optional decoding and embedding of Dolby Digital (AC-3) 5.1 audio to SDI with support of main and associated audio services for up to discrete 8-channel output

  • Selectable pass-through of Dolby Digital stream to SDI

  • Decoding of AAC-LC audio for 2/0 and 1/0 coding modes

Frame synchronizer/delay, reference input and video proc

  • Supports timing, full phasing and freeze modes

  • Reference can be external via BNC, internal using URS or directly from the decoded signal with selectable genlock modes

  • Video proc amp functions including, brightness, saturation, hue and contrast

Decoded video format identification

  • Identification of key video parameters

    • Aspect ratio identification: 16:9 or 4:3

    • Video resolution

Audio processing and format identification

  • Provides downmix of 5.1 channel to Lt/Rt or Lo/Ro modes

  • Extensive Dolby Digital metadata reporting

  • Support for secondary audio program (SAP)

  • Configurable Dolby Digital dynamic range and compression

  • Dolby metadata embedding on SDI (SMPTE 2020-A)

Metadata extraction, display and embedding

  • EIA-608 and EIA-708 closed captioning

  • WST teletext

  • SMPTE 12M timecode

  • SMPTE 2016 AFD flag

Extensive PSIP data extraction

  • Time and date and other STT data


Transport stream probing and alarming

  • Transport stream (TS) monitoring and alarming and settings:

    • TR 101 290 Priority 1 and Priority 2 alarming on key parameters

    • Logging of alarms using iControl

  • Detailed TS structure reporting using graphical and hierarchical views

  • Individual program data statistics, including individual program bit rate, content and PMT data.

  • IRD generates low-resolution H.264 video proxy and 2-channel audio streams of selected programs for monitoring

Video up/down/crossconversion

  • Extensive selection of video format conversions



  • Quantity/ connector: 2 inputs with BNC connectors

  • Standards: EN50083-9 (V2:3/98) DVB ASI

  • Data bit rate: DVB ASI: Up to 80 Mb/s

  • Mode: Burst and byte supported

  • TS packet length: 188/204 byte packets

  • Return loss: >15 dB up to 270 MHz


  • Quantity/connector: One output with BNC connector


  • Quantity/connector: One gigabit Ethernet with RJ45 connector IEEE 802.3

  • Standards: Pro-MPEG code of practice 3 (CoP3)

  • Stream protocols: IP/UDP, RTP and IGMPV3


  • Compatibility standard:

    • MPEG-2 compatible MP at HL

    • 4:2:0, resolution up to 1080i, 59.94 Hz

    • ATSC A/53

  • Bit rate: Up to 25 Mb/s


  • Standard:

    • MPEG-1 layer-II

    • Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio 2.0

    • Optional Dolby Digital (AC-3)

    • Audio 5.1

    • AAC-LC audio 2/0 and 1/0

    • Dual Dolby Digital pass-through

  • Service/channels: As per ATSC A/54A


  • HD/SD SDI outputs: 2 outputs with BNC connectors

  • Signal:

    • SMPTE-259-C (270 Mb/s)

    • SMPTE 292M (1.485, 1.485/1.001 Gb/s)

  • Supported formats:

    • SD: 480i59.94, 576i50

    • HD: SMPTE 274M: 1080i59.94/50

    • HD: SMPTE 296M: 720p59.94/50

  • Embedded audio: SMPTE-299M, SMPTE-272M

  • Return loss: >15 dB up to 1.5 GHz

  • Jitter: <0.2 UI as per SMPTE-259M-C for SD output

  • <0.2 UI as per SMPTE-292M for HD output


  • Analog video: NTSC 525/60, PAL (625/50) with one BNC connector

  • Analog audio: Unbalanced analog audio with two RCA connectors


  • CC data extraction: NTSC CC1 and CC2 as per EIA-608B

  • DTV CC: EIA-608B compliant bytes of EIA-708B

  • CC embedding: CC embedding as per SMPTE-334M

  • Teletext: WST/EIA 300 706

  • Timecode: SMPTE 12M

  • PSIP: ATSC PSIP standard A/65


  • Reference input: One input with BNC connector

  • Signal:

    • SMPTE 170M/SMPTE 318M/ITU 624-4/BUT 470-6 blackburst

    • SMPTE 274M/SMPTE 296M tri-level sync (black)

  • Return loss: >35 dB up to 5.75 MHz


  • Power: 20W


Manufacturer: Grass Valley
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