Cisco 8455DVB Digital Video Recorder

Data Sheet
Cisco 8455DVB MPEG-4 HD Digital Video Recorder
The Cisco® 8455DVB MPEG-4 High-Definition (HD) Digital Video Recorder (DVR) offers
subscribers some of the latest enhancements in cable television viewing. It combines
multiple compelling video services into one integrated unit. This multi-tuner DVR features
MPEG-4 part 10 / H.264 SD/HD capability, and robust interactive capability using the
DOCSIS® 2.0 compliant cable modem. The Cisco 8455DVB is designed to provide
consumers a rich home entertainment experience with HD picture clarity, movie theatre
experience of surround sound, personalized recording with Personal Video Recording
control, and the convenience of on-demand services such as Video-On-Demand.
The 8455DVB is compliant with DVB-C standards, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 standards, supports PAL
video formats, and is designed to be compliant with the required safety, emissions, and immunity
specifications (as per the mandatory laws that may be applicable to Cisco). With its SmartCARD
reader, it is built to support renewable security.
Figure 1.
Cisco 8455DVB HD MPEG-4 DVR (image may vary from actual product and specification)
Features
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Multi-Format video decoder capable of High Definition MPEG-2, MPEG-AVC / H.264 / VC-1
decoding
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Supports multiple picture formats (576i, 576p, 720p, and 1080i) to allow optimum picture
performance with both standard TVs and HDTVs
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Internal 160 GB Hard Disk Drive
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Embedded DOCSIS 2.0 compliant cable modem
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Connect an HDTV to the set-top through the HDMI™ connector
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Digital audio output to connect easily to high-end audio equipment
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SCART outputs to connect to standard definition TVs or VCRs
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Ethernet port for connection to video source or connected home residential gateway
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USB 2.0 port for connectivity
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Figure 2.
Cisco 8455DVB HD MPEG-4 DVR Front Panel (image may vary from actual product and
specification)
Table 1.
Front Panel Features
Feature
Description
Controls
13 keys:
ON/STANDBY, CH-, CH+, VOL-, VOL+, Record, Guide, TV and Navigation (5 keys)
Clock Display
5-digit, 7-segment, green VFD display
Indicators
1 LED (Power on/standby)
Other
ISO7816 Smartcard
5 icon based indicators in the VFD display
Figure 3.
Cisco 8455DVB HD MPEG-4 DVR Back Panel (image may vary from actual product and
specification)
Table 2.
Back Panel Features
Feature
Description
Connections In
Cable In (75 Ohm female IEC connector)
Connections Out
RF Bypass (75 Ohm male IEC connector)
HDMI
Analog Component (YPbPr)
Dual SCART
Audio L/R Out
SPDIF Digital Audio Output
USB 2.0 port
Data Connections
1 x 10/100 Ethernet Output (Cable Modem)
1 x 10/100 Ethernet Output (In-Home Video Distribution)
Power Cord
1.5m power cord
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Product Specifications
Table 3.
Product Specifications
Specification
Value
Audio/Video Outputs
Inputs and Outputs
● 75 Ohm female IEC connector RF input
● 75 Ohm male IEC connector RF bypass output
● HDMI 1.2 output
● Analog component (YPbPr) outputs
● TV SCART output
● VCR SCART output
● Audio L/R outputs
● Digital audio output - Optical type
● 2 x 10/100BASE-T Ethernet ports
● USB 2.0
HDMI 1.2 Output with HDCP Copy
Protection
USB 2.0 High-Speed Data Output
● High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) provides uncompressed digital video
and audio in a simple, user-friendly connector
● HDMI combined with HDCP (High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) is
designed to provide the optimal, secure connection to an HDTV set that supports
the HDMI with HDCP interface
Provides a 480 Mbps output for connection to devices such as external hard drives*
*USB support requires middleware and application support for functionality
Tuning and Decoding
Multi-Format Video Decoder
● Allows decoding and presentation of audio and video in both MPEG-2 and
MPEG-4 part 10 formats
● SD Model Formats: MPEG-2 MP@ML; MPEG-4 Part 10 MP@ Level 3.0 and
HP@ Level 3.0
● HD Model Formats: MPEG-2 MP@ML and MP@HL; MPEG-4 Part 10 MP@
Level 3.0/4.0 and HP@Level 3.0/4.0
● Supports multiple picture formats (576i, 576p, 720p, or 1080i) to allow optimum
picture performance with both standard TVs and HDTVs
Multi-Format Audio Decoder
Enables tuning of digital audio MPEG-1 layer I/II, MP3, MPEG-2 layer II, AC3
Dolby™ Digital; MPEG-4 AAC audio formats
Independent DOCSIS 2.0 Cable
Modem with 200 MHz Processor
● Allows IP-based, real-time, two-way communications between the set-top and
the headend
● The cable modem has a separate processor and dedicated memory from the settop processor and memory to achieve optimum performance without impacting
set-top functions
10/100 Ethernet
Ethernet port can provide high-speed cable modem data service when connected
to a PC
Powerful Graphics Engine
Enables high-resolution graphics up to 720 x 576
Memory/Storage
DVR with 160 GB Hard Drive
● The 160 GB hard drive is designed to allow up to 80 hours* of SD programs to be
recorded and stored using DVR functions
● Gives subscribers complete control over watching, pausing, rewinding, replaying,
and fast forwarding live programs using the remote control
*The total program hours that can be stored depends upon the format and data rate
of the programming source
Memory Configuration
Base model contains:
● 16 MB Flash memory
● 32 MB DDR RAM for video decoding
● 128 MB DDR RAM for system and applications
● 32 KB EEPROM
Processor
Powerful 32-bit RISC Processor
Fast CPU (266 MHz) delivers quick tuning changes and on-screen response times
Data Transmission and Tuner
QAM 64 and 256 ITU J.83 Annex A
Support
DVB-C (EN 300 429) compliant for QAM delivery and demodulation
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RF Output with RF Loop-Through
The RF loop-through function allows the analog channels to bypass directly to the
TV
Conditional Access and Security/Operation System/Application
SmartCARD
ISO7816 SmartCARD reader for renewable security
Conditional Access System
● Compliant with DVB (ETR 289) Common Scrambling Algorithm
● Supports 3rd-party conditional access systems including Irdeto, MediaGuard and
NAGRA
Macrovision® Copy Protection
(Optional; requires a separate
agreement between the cable
operator and Macrovision Corp.)
Allows cable service providers to add another layer of copy protection software,
called Macrovision, designed to restrict unauthorized subscribers from making
analog copies of digital transmissions
Power Supply
Power Supply
Internal 185 – 265 VAC 50/60 Hz power supply
Dimensions
Product (WxDxH)
Approximately 360 mm x 257 mm x 60 mm (9.1 in. x 10.1 in. x 2.4 in.)
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With respect to each AVC/H.264 product, we are obligated to provide the following notice:
AVC VIDEO LICENSE
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL
AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER 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 AND NON-COMMERCIAL 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 are required to
obtain a separate use license from MPEG LA prior to any use of AVC/H.264 encoders and/or decoders.
MACROVISION COPYRIGHT NOTICE
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual
property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended
for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering
or disassembly is prohibited.
Cisco, Cisco Systems, the Cisco logo, the Cisco Systems logo, and Scientific Atlanta are registered trademarks
or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries.
DOCSIS is a registered trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
Dolby is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories.
is a registered trademark of the DVB project.
HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of
HDMI Licensing LLC.
Macrovision is a registered trademark of Macrovision Corporation.
All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.
Specifications and product availability are subject to change without notice.
© 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
Service Provider Video Technology Group
1-800-722-2009 or 678-277-1120
www.scientificatlanta.com
Part Number 7014683 Rev A
October 2008
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