Amulet 455m

Our Amulet 455m incorporates internal storage options for support of DVR and WHPVR applications with a focus on ease of installation through advanced networking options such as 802.11ac Wireless and MoCA.

Flexible Networking & Expandable DVR Options

Amulet’s flexible networking options allow you to choose from HD video-grade Wireless, Ethernet or MoCA technologies and even mix technologies within the same installation. The net result is a robust, quick, clean, and cost effective deployment. Amulet also supports an external SATA hard disk drive attachment for digital video recorder (DVR) applications. With its expandable DVR options, Amulet offers service providers the flexibility to deploy 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.

Optimum Performance

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.

Video Formats

  • 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
  • HD DivX 3.11/4.11/5.x/6x/Home Theater

Audio Formats

  • 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

Advanced Graphics

  • 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

Video Outputs

  • NTSC-M/J, PAL-BDGHIN/M/Nc, SECAM analog outputs
  • 480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080p/1080i output formats
  • Macrovision® 7.1/NICAM support
  • HDMI 1.4/DVI 1.0 Mac and PHY with HDCP 1.1

Content Security

  • AES/1DES/3DES/CSS/CPRM/DTCP copy protection
  • MPEG-2/DIRECTV/DVB/ARIB data transport demux with 1DES/3DES/DVB/Multi2/AES descramblers

Networking Options

  • Internal 802.11n (2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi
  • Internal 802.11ac (5.4 GHz) Wi-Fi
    ‒ Real-time Transmit Digital Beam Forming (MIMO)
    ‒ Baseband 3Tx3R, up to 3 spatial streams
    ‒ Client-to-client direct connection (TDLS)
    ‒ Digital beam forming for up to 4.5db gain
    ‒ Standards: pre-802.11ac, 802.11a, 802.11h, 802.11n, 802.11e, 802.11i
    ‒ Wi-Fi Compliant: WMM, WMM-PS, WPA, WPA2, WPS
    ‒ Encryption: AES, TKIP, WEP64/128
    ‒ RF: 2.4GHz, 4.9GHz – 5.85GHz
    ‒ Modulations: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
    ‒ FEC: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6
    ‒ Max PHY Rate: 450 Mb/s

Hybrid Tuner Options

  • Dual ATSC
  • Dual QAM
  • Dual ISDB-T

Energy Management

  • Power 1.5A maximum at 12V
  • 0.5W power consumption in standby mode
  • ENERGY STAR compliant

Type Approvals

  • FCC Part 15, CEA-60065
  • Front & Side Panels

  • Illuminated power standby button
  • Indicators for network status, HD and recording status
  • Single USB 2.0 Host Type A
  • IR receiver
  • Capacitive touchpad with Menu, OK, Back and directional Up, Down, Left and Right arrows*
  • 4-digit clock display
  • USM port
  • SD slot
  • CableCARD and Smart Card SIM format*

Back Panel Connectors

  • RJ-45 10/100Base-T Ethernet with integrated status LEDs
  • USB 2.0 Host Type A
  • HDMI
  • DC power
  • S/PDIF optical transmitter
  • RF output and antenna input
  • RCA component and composite video
  • Stereo audio

CPU & Memory

  • Dual core 2000 DMIPS
  • 256MB (Flash) / 512MB (DRAM)
  • Mechanical

  • 8.5w x 4d x 1h inches
  • 5-35°C (40-95°F) operating temperature
  • 30-95% relative humidity