Amulet 5 series is the most flexible and feature-rich digital video recorder (DVR) to date. It provides modular storage, carrier-grade wireless networking, dual TV support and CableCARD** for co-existence with legacy conditional access systems.
** Dual TV and CableCARD features available for Amulet 55x only.
Amulet’s flexible networking options allow you to choose from HD video-grade Wireless or Ethernet technologies and even mix technologies within the same installation. The net result is a robust, quick, clean, and cost effective deployment. Amulet also incorporates a Universal Storage Module (USM) port to support removable storage options for more flexibility in deploying whole-home DVR while offering subscribers more storage options.
Flexible Digital Video Compression for Next-gen Video Services
Amulet offers a cost-effective way to deliver HDTV. The advanced MPEG-4 (AVC/H.264) support ensures delivery of high-performance and high-quality video encoding and decoding. It decodes popular video formats including MPEG-4 (AVC/H.264), MPEG-2, VC-1 and DivX, as well as advanced audio format decodes and transcoding capability.
The dual-core MIPS32 CPU and advanced graphics acceleration engine provide for a responsive and compelling user experience. It supports popular third-party middleware and digital rights management (DRM) solutions.
H.264/AVC Main and High Profile to Level 4.1 (HD), Level 3.1 (SD)
VC-1 Advanced Profile @ Level 3, Simple and Main Profile
HD/SD MPEG-2 Main Profile at Main and High levels
MPEG still image decode
SD MPEG-4 P2 SP/ASP
HD DivX 3.11/4.11/5.x/6x/Home Theater
AAC LC, AAC LC+SBR Level 2, AAC+ Level 2, AAC-HE
Dolby® Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
MPEG I layers 1, 2, and 3 (MP3)
Windows Media® and Windows Media Pro audio
3D SRS audio support
Transcoding operations including AAC to DTS 5.1 or AC3+ to AC3
High-performance 3D-effects graphic engine
Studio-quality text and graphics at HD resolution
Digital noise and contour reduction (DNR/DCR)
Supports simultaneous HD+SD display
Motion-adaptive de-interlacer with reverse 3:2/2:2 pull-down