QuStream Cougar 3Gbps Router Set for NAB Intro

QuStream Corporation Cougar 3Gbps router will roar into the company’s NAB booth next month (booth N3421). The Cougar is a one-rack unit, video router offered as a 32×32 or 16×16 that supports all SMPTE standard data rates from 143Mbps to 3Gbps with auto-equalization on all inputs.

Auto-rate sensing and reclocking capability is standard on all outputs and non-SMPTE standard data rates from 143Mbps to 3Gbps are supported in non-reclocked or bypass mode and DVB-ASI is fully supported on every path.

Two independent reference inputs are provided, each capable of accepting analog black burst in NTSC or PAL formats as well as high definition tri-level sync. All active circuit elements are front loaded and hot-swappable.

The unit can be equipped with single or dual internal power supplies and internal single or dual system controllers are available as options and supports a 10/100 Ethernet control interface in addition to our standard QuStream PRC, four wire, RS422 for compatibility with existing systems.

All units feature auto-equalization on inputs and auto re-clocking on all outputs. SMPTE standards 259M, SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 424M to 3Gbps are supported and Cougar 3GEN is compatible with 3500PRO or PERC2K system controllers and the full line of control panels.