Entropic’s CX2433x and CX2438x single-chip system solutions, designed for satellite, cable, and terrestrial applications, include all the major sub-systems required to implement the core system and decoder electronics for use in free-to-air (FTA) and hybrid set-top boxes (STBs).
As highly-integrated solutions that enable a cost-effective STB solution, the CX2433x and CX2438x integrate key features including an MPEG-2 MP@ML decoder, 1-45 Msps quadrature phase-shift keying (QPSK) demodulator (CX24338, CX24388 only), a 32-bit RISC CPU, a 2D graphics accelerator, a TV encoder, a video/ graphics display compositing controller, integrated video DACs, and a set of peripheral I/O ports for STB front-and back-panel connectors.
The CX24336 and CX24338 are housed in 256-pin QFP packages. The more highly featured CX24386 and CX24388 are available in 256-pin eLQFP packaging and include a smart card interface, dual demux, a dual DVB-CI interface, SCART support, and basic PVR functions via an integrated USB 2.0 interface.
Low-cost, high quality MP@ML Decoder featuring:
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