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Cisco Digital Transport Adapter 170HD Data Sheet

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The Cisco® Digital Transport Adapter (DTA) 170HD is a flexible solution that allows cable operators to transition to an all-digital network. This device, with its High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) capability and PowerKEY® Conditional Access, allows service providers to reclaim bandwidth for IP network transitions and expand HD offerings to all subscribers.

The DTA 170HD has earned the ENERGY STAR ® 1.

Figure 1. DTA 170HD

Features

• High Definition and Standard Definition MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 Decode

• Digital-only QAM tuning up to 1 GHz

• HDMI and Channel 3/4 NTSC output

• Simple user interface for parental control, closed-caption, language, and output format

• PowerKEY Conditional Access mode provides digital security using an RSA encryption for operation with new or existing Cisco Digital Network Controller Systems (DNCS)2

– Offer high-value linear content, including HD Premium channels

– Competitive channel packages `right-sized' to market needs

– Controlled using conventional Cisco DNCS methodology

• OPTIONAL: Universal DTA (uDTA) mode provides control and content protection for Basic or
Extended Basic channels in networks supporting uDTAs 3, 4

• Small form factor for unobtrusive placement

• OPTIONAL: Easy-to-use DTA remote control

– Controls DTA and TV Power On/Off, Volume Up/Down and mute

• OPTIONAL: Subscribed Channels List for easy channel identification and selection

• OPTIONAL: Accessories Pack includes 2-Function IR Remote Control, Hook & Loop mounting squares, 6 ft HDMI Cable, 5 ft Coax RF Cable, and 3 ft IR Extender cable

Figure 2. DTA 170HD Front Panel

Table 1. Front Panel Features

Feature

Description

Controls

IR receiver lens (57 kHz, SA Protocol)

Indicators

Red/Green single LED, indicates standby/on power state, indicates remote command received, indicates service feedback

Color

Black finish, Black Lens, White Text

Branding

Cisco, DTA 170HD

Labels

Power

Figure 3. DTA 170HD Back Panel

Table 2. Back Panel Features

Feature

Description

Connections In

Cable In F- Connector, IR Extender Port

Connections Out

HDMI, TV Out F-Connector

Output Resolutions

HDMI: 1920 x 1080i 60 Hz, 1280 x 720p 60 Hz, 720 x 480i 60 Hz, 720 x 480p 60 Hz

TV-Out: NTSC Channel 3/4, up to 720 x 480i 60 Hz

Output Control

Channel, Aspect Ratio-stretch 4:3 to wide, Aspect Ratio-zoom 16:9 to center 4:3, Second/Multiple Audio, BTSC, Audio Language, Closed Caption Rendering, Parental Control by rating and channels

Power Input

DC Power input, 5 VDC, 1.5 A or less

Power Supply

External, 100-120 VAC, 50-60 Hz, Wall Mount, US-type plug, 6 kV lightning

Labels

CABLE IN, TO TV, HDMI, IR IN, POWER +5 VDC IN

Labels Bottom

Cisco, Model, Assembly P/N, Rev, Date Manufactured, SN, MAC, FCC, RSA, Made In, UL

Figure 4. DTA 170HD Bottom Panel

Product Specifications

Table 3. Product Specifications

Specification

Value

Tuning and Decoding

Tuning

QAM 64 or 256, In-Band 54-1.0 GHz, SCTE-65, ITU-T J.83 Annex B, 6 MHz channel spacing

QPSK out-of-band (OOB) 70-130 MHz, Forward Data Channel, SCTE 55-2

MoCA tuning immunity, 5 V/m immunity

Video Decoders

MPEG-4 (H.264) up to HP@L4.0 (HD), MPEG-2 up to MP@HL (HD), 1920 x 1080i 60 Hz, 1920 x 1080p 30 Hz, 1920 x 1080p 24 Hz, 1280 x 720p 60 Hz, 720 x 480p 60 Hz, 720 x 480i 60 Hz

Audio Decoders

MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Dolby Digital, Second/Multiple Audio

CA/Encryption

PowerKEY Conditional Access2, RSA Encryption, uDTA content protection3, 4, Internal Secure Processor, Hardware Assist to CA, Tamper Resistant Package, HDCP on HDMI, CGMS-A on Channel 3/4 Out

Memory/Storage

RAM

128 MB

Flash

8 MB

Processors

CPU

Minimum 500 DMIPs CPU

Graphics

On-screen display graphics plane, advanced 2d graphics accelerator, English UI, Spanish UI, French UI

Packaging

Package

Cartons from at least 70% recycled craft, Cushioning from 100% recycled craft, Unit bag from recyclable polyethylene, Pallet from recyclable composite or wood, 1 unit per carton, 16 cartons per multi-unit carton, 512 cartons (32 multi-unit cartons) per pallet

Package Label

Cisco brand, DTA Model, DTA Part Number, DTA Serial Number, Build Date, Hardware Version

Dimensions

Product (WxHxD)

4.5 in. x 1 in. x 3.5 in. (114 mm x 26 mm x 89 mm), excluding connections

Product Weight

0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)

Unit Carton (WxHxD)

9.6 in. x 2.8 in. x 8.3 in. (243 mm x 72 mm x 210 mm)

Unit Total Weight

1.7 lbs (0.75 kg)

Multi-unit Carton

16 units

Multi-unit Carton (WxHxD)

24.1 in. x 9.7 in. x 20.1 in. (611 mm x 246 mm x 510 mm)

Multi-unit Total Weight

37 lbs (16.8 kg)

Pallet Units

512 units (32 Multi-unit Cartons)

Pallet Total (WxHxD)

48 in. x 78 in. x 40 in. (1222 mm x 2088 mm x 1020 mm)

Pallet Total Weight

Approximately 1220 lbs (555 kg)

Figure 5. DTA 170HD with IR Accessory Kit in Self-Install Kit

Environment Specifications

Placement

Locate with at least 2 inches of open space above and on each side

Operating Temperature

32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) during operation

Storage Temperature

-10° to 130°F (-20° to 55°C) during storage

Power Dissipation

5 W average, ENERGY STAR (version 3, 2011)

Ordering Information

Table 4. Ordering Information

Model

Description

Part Number
Set-Top Only

DTA 170HD w/IR Accessory Kit

DTA 170HD, HD pk/uDTA, IR Accy Kit (multiples = 16)
Channel 3/4 out, HDMI out, IR-57 kHz remote control interface, uDTA/PowerKEY CA, Power Supply, and Accessory Kit IR-57 (HDA-IR2 Remote Control, Attach Squares, IR-57 Extender Cable 3 ft, RF Coax Cable 5 ft, and HDMI Cable 6 ft)

4040184 (see Note 4)

Table 5. Accessories

Optional & Replacement Components

 

Description

Part Number

 

HDA-IR2 DTA Remote Control (multiples = 200)

57 kHz IR, SA Protocol, two-function with TV power, volume, and mute, includes batteries

Keys: DTA Power, TV Power, Info, 0-9 Digits, Last, Menu, Enter, Exit, Channel +/-, Right/Left, Page +/-, Volume +/-, Mute, Program

1011698

 

IR-57 Extender Cable, 3.5 mm Connector, 3 ft (1 m) (multiples = 200)

4031907

 

Coax Cable, F-Connector, 5 ft (1.5m) (multiples = 200)

1009733

 

HDMI Cable, Type A-Male Connector, 6 ft (1.8m) (multiples = 200)

1011540

 

Power Supply, External, 5 V/7.5 W, DTA-HD (multiples = 200)

4040095

 

Accessory Kit, DTA-HD, IR-57
(multiples = 16)

(for redeploying churn HD DTAs)

Carton w/Scan Window

HDA-IR2 DTA remote and batteries

IR-57 Extender Cable

Coax Cable

HDMI Cable

Power Supply

Attach Squares

1011721

Software

Part Number

 

HDA 2.5 Software (bundle of 16 unit licenses) for pkDTA mode

4042991 (see Note 2)

 

SP SAS SV - 1 yr Support, Software, HDA 2.5 (bundle of 16)

SP-SAS-4042991

 

HDA 2.0 Software (bundle of 16 unit licenses) for uDTA mode

N/A

 

SP SAS SV - 1 yr Support, Software, HDA 2.0 (bundle of 16)

N/A

Notes:
1. Set-top boxes that earn the ENERGY STAR reduce greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. ENERGY STAR is a registered mark owned by the U.S. government.
2. Compatible with Cisco's Digital Network Controller Systems (DNCS) using System Information (SI) formatted per SCTE 65 delivered out-of-band that is typically used in North America. Not compatible with Cisco's DNCS using SI formatted per DVB.
3. Digital Transport Adapter Control System (DTACS) required in Cisco Controller networks or equivalent in non-Cisco Controller networks.
4. uDTA mode operation on compatible hardware requires capable software. Products with uDTA hardware or software compatibility limited to USA-only.

AVC Video License

With respect to each AVC/H.264 product, we are obligated to provide the following notice:
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL USE OF A CONSUMER OR OTHER USES IN WHICH IT DOES NOT RECEIVE REMUNERATION TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD ("AVC VIDEO") AND/OR (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM.
Accordingly, please be advised that service providers, content providers, and broadcasters may be required to obtain a separate use license from MPEG LA prior to any use of AVC/H.264 encoders and/or decoders.
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