ZEEVEE HDB2520 HDBridge 2 Channel 720p Component Video Encoder / Modulator


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NOTE: The HDB2520 ships with two 3 ft. Hydra AV cables.

HDbridge™ 2000 Series encoder / modulators are designed especially for high channel density environments where rapid deployment, advanced management and compatibility are critical — you can practically feel the confidence that's built into every unit!


A/V Capture
  • Two Component video inputs - 720p, 480p/i
  • Integrated Closed Caption support
  • Analog and Digital Audio
    Digital MPEG2 Encoding
  • Up to 36Mbps sustained average encoding rate
  • Audio encoded into AC-3
  • User-settable program information

    RF Modulation / Channel Upconversion
  • Well-formed QAM 256 6Mhz channel, inserted onto any blank channel
  • Independently Frequency agile from 50 to 858Mhz (Channels 2-135)
  • Supports STD, HRC or IRC cable standards


    Video Input
  • Component Video x2 or x4: DIN connector HDbridge end, RCA connectors for HD source
  • Closed Caption: EIA/CEA-608 captions accepted over composite video input

    Audio Input
  • Stereo Analog and Digital Audio x2 or x4: DIN connector HDbridge end, RCA connector, 75 Ohm 0 to 0.7v at Audio source
    Internally encoded into Dolby® Digital AC-3

    Video Encoder
  • Encoder Video Profile: MPEG2 HD Profile 2: ISO13818-2 MP@HL
  • Traffic Shaping: Variable Bit Rate
  • Video Transport Bit Rate: 38.78 Mbps
  • Video Encoding Data Rates: Variable, 10 Mbs - 24 Mbs per channel
  • Average Encoding Data Rate: 18 Mbs per channel
  • Encoding Latency: Programmable 100 msec to 400 msec
  • Color Profile: 4:2:0
  • GOP Size: 16
  • Video, Audio PID: Programmable
  • Program Information: Programmable

    Audio EncoderEncoder Audio Profile: ATSC A/52, Dolby(r) Digital (AC-3)

  • Modulation Types: QAM 256 (ITU-T J83 Annex B) Interleaving modes: (64,2) only
  • Cable Standard: HRC, IRC or STD
  • Frequency Range: Independently Frequency Agile from 54 to 864MHz (Channels 2-135)
    -2 kHz resolution
    -+/- 30 ppm accuracy
    -+/- 35 ppm stability
  • Output Power: +45 dBmV typical
  • Output Level Adjust: 25 - 45 dBmV in 1dBmV steps
  • MER: 38 dB typical
  • I/Q Amplitude Imbalance: < 1% typical
  • Spectral Tilt: <= 1dB over 6MHz typical

  • Network interface: 10/100 mb Ethernet via RJ45 connection
    IP address via DHCP or set by user
    HTML/Javascript served web interface for easy configuration
    Telnet connection for CLI scripting
    Easy firmware updates
    All settings saved in NV storage
  • Front Panel Color Display: Quickly obtain status at a glance

  • Power: 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 60W max. 30W Typical. IEC 60320-C14
  • Cooling: Dual Internal cooling fans, Front Inlet, Rear Exhaust
  • Mounting: Rack ears shipped attached. 1RU high
  • Enclosure Type: Metal
  • Enclosure Dimensions: 1.72" H x 17.33" W (without rack mount ears) x 9.9" D
  • System Weight: 6.25lb (2.84 kg)
  • Temperature/Humidity: Operating +32F to +113F (0C to +45C) / 10% to 80%, non-condensing
  • Vibration: NSTA 1A in carton
  • MTBF: 45,000 hours
  • Compliance: FCC Class A
  • Warranty: 2 years