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It’s the heart and soul of your operation. Day in, day out delivering quality video, audio and data to your customers. There’s no bigger investment in your system than your headend electronics. Now think about what goes into a great headend: high-quality electronic equipment with state of the art design and engineering, equipment that you’re proud to see on the headend rack. Sleek and stylish on the outside. Powerful and reliable on the inside. Versatile and practical all around. Agile to meet your changing needs and able to reach your bandwidth requirements with capacity to grow. Specs to make you smile and performance to make your customers sit up and notice. Well, how about that: We’ve just described the Macom Professional Series headend products.

Macom Professional Series

D860 : Macom Series Agile Audio-Video Demodulator


  • 132 Channel Input Range 5.75-806MHz (CATV T7-T13 AND 2-125) and TV 2-69
  • Broadcast quality specifications for unparalleled picture quality
  • Keyed AGC system provides excellent picture stability
  • Quadrature single-tuned audio detection guarantees superior audio quality
  • Digital display provides quick channel identification
  • Bright LED bar graph provides quick reference of modulation levels
  • Envelope detection ensures exceptional differential gain and phase
  • 45.75MHz composite IF output allows tuner monitoring, encoder, ghost canceling and video override applications
  • SAW filtered for precise adjacent channel rejection
  • Back-panel switch enables sub-band operation for receiving remote TV origination, making it even more flexible for institutional cable systems
  • IRC and HRC input and output offset available for frequency setting in systems using offset channels


RF Output
Frequency Range 5.75-806MHz
CATV Channels T7-125
Broadcast Channels 2-69
Level 0-15dBmV
Impedance 75Ω
Return Loss -18dB
IF Output
Composite Level 35dBmV
Impedance 75Ω
Video Input
Level 8-1.0 V p-p
Impedance 75Ω
Differential Gain <2% typ
Differential Phase <1° typ
Chrom/ Lumin Delay ±30 ns
Audio Input
Level 8-1.0 V p-p
Impedance 600Ω
MPX Output
Level .8-1.0 V p-p
Format BTSC
Impedance 600Ω
4.5MHz Output
Level 35dBmV
Impedance 75Ω
Power Input 90-260 VAC, 28 W
Operating Temp. -10°C to 50°C
Dimensions 19˝(L) x 12˝(D) x 1.75˝(H)
Weight 7.8 lbs.
Connectors RF & Video “F” type
Audio 600Ω Terminal Strip




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