The Quantum Data 780E Multi-Protocol Analyzer / Generator is a handheld digital video generator and analyzer that enables you to run tests on various digital video devices and network distribution devices on site or in the R&D lab. The 780E instrument provides a 7 inch color touch screen for operation and for viewing status of outgoing and incoming video and audio. The 780E is equipped with DisplayPort, HDMI and HDBaseT interfaces. Each digital interface is supported by both an output port and an input port to allow testing of digital video sources, displays, audio devices and distribution devices. Testing hybrid converter devices supporting DisplayPort, HDMI, HDBaseT distribution networks is a key application of the 780E as well.
The 780E is equipped with multiple interface types including HDMI, DisplayPort and HDBaseT interfaces. Each digital interface is supported by both an output port and an input port to allow testing of digital video sources, displays, audio devices and distribution devices. Testing hybrid converter devices supporting HDMI, DisplayPort and HDBaseT distribution networks is a key application of the 780E as well.
HDMI Tx and Rx ports. The 780E can emulate an HDMI source or an HDMI sink operating up to pixel rates of 600 MHz. This supports testing of 4K ultra high definition sources and sinks operating at 50/60Hz using HDMI 2.0 RGB and 4:4:4 pixel encoding. The HDMI interfaces also support HDCP authentication testing with both HDCP 1.4 and 2.2 versions.
HDBaseT Tx and Rx ports. The 780E can emulate an HDBaseT source or sink operating up to pixel rates of 300 MHz. This supports testing of 4K ultra high definition sources and sinks operating at 50/60Hz using HDMI 2.0 4:2:0 pixel encoding. The HDBaseT interfaces or invaluable for testing A/V distribution gear with HDBaseT and HDMI interfaces.
DisplayPort Tx and Rx ports. The 780E can emulate a DisplayPort source or display operating link rates of 1.62 Gb/s, 2.7 Gb/s and 5.4 Gb/s on 1, 2 or 4 lanes. The DisplayPort interfaces or invaluable for testing A/V distribution gear with HDBaseT and HDMI interfaces. The DisplayPort interfaces also support HDCP authentication testing with both HDCP 1.3 and 2.2 versions.
You can use the 780E as a pattern generator for calibrating your high definition TVs. The 780Es are equipped with a variety of standard patterns and formats including deep color and HDMI 3D formats.
Because the 780E instrument has both digital video output and input ports, you can test your digital video cables and distribution networks with splitters, extenders and switches even when already installed on site using the Frame Compare feature.
The 780E can also be optioned with the Auxiliary Channel Analyzer (ACA) utility for monitoring the auxiliary channels of HDMI, HDBaseT or DisplayPort. For HDMI or HDBaseT, you can monitor the DDC (HDCP and EDID) transactions and hot plug events. You can monitor the HDMI/HDBaseT DDC either while emulating an HDMI or HDBaseT source and/or sink or passively monitoring the HDMI DDC hot plug events and CEC messages between an HDMI source and sink. The ACA option also enables you to monitor the DisplayPort Aux Channel, including EDID, HDCP exchanges and the link training transactions. You can monitor the DisplayPort Aux Channel either while emulating a DisplayPort source or display or you can monitoring passively between a DisplayPort source and display.
The 780E’s portability makes it ideal for your bench and for use in the field. A color touch display makes the 780E easy and convenient to use and when testing a source device you can view the incoming video image and metadata on the built-in LCD.
Portable form factor. Device is handheld and portable but is not battery powered. It is powered through an AC adapter. The portability makes the instrument ideal for use in the field, on your test bench or in the R&D lab.
Video pattern testing. Test a display’s HDMI, DisplayPort, HDBaseT and analog component inputs with all the necessary standard timings to ensure that it can render video test patterns including deep color and HDMI or HDBaseT 3D patterns. Over 25 video patterns supported. Add custom bitmaps. Create your own custom formats. Scroll bitmap patterns to test for motion artifacts.
Identify EDID problems. Run verification tests on the EDID of HDMI, DisplayPort or HDBaseT sink devices such as an HDTV or input of a repeater device. View the entire contents of the EDID of an HDMI, DisplayPort or HDBaseT sink device. Run portions of the EDID compliance test. Compare two EDIDS.
Verify HDCP on display devices. Verify an HDMI, HDBaseT or DisplayPort display’s response to HDCP authentication. Send HDCP encrypted video content to a downstream repeater (e.g. AVR) and/or sink (e.g. DTV). Check the authentication response from the sink. HDMI Tx interface supports testing of HDCP 1.4 and 2.2. DisplayPort Tx interface supports HDCP 1.3 and 2.2. HBaseT Tx interface supports HDCP verification on sinks with version 1.4.
Audio testing. Send audio patterns, tones & noise through HDMI, HDBaseT, DisplayPort, SPDIF or Optical digital audio outputs. Program audio parameters such as sampling rate, bit depth and channels. Use a variety of audio formats including LPCM, Dolby, DTS and high bit rate audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio.
Video analyzer for sources. Emulate a known-good HDMI, HDBaseT or DisplayPort sink device to analyze digital video and audio content from a digital video source device. View the incoming video images and metadata from a digital video source device on the LCD display even when content is protected with HDMI HDCP versions 1.4 or 2.2 (DisplayPort HDCP versions 1.3 or 2.2).
Verify an HDMI, DisplayPort or HDBaseT source’s response to an EDID. Emulate the EDID of any HDMI, DisplayPort or HDBaseT sink device to verify that a source device responds properly to it. Store and retrieve multiple EDIDs for use in testing.
Verify video timing. Verify the timing of a digital video source device. Compare received timing against a known-good timing standard format.
Audio analyzer for sources. Emulate a known-good HDMI, HDBaseT or DisplayPort sink device to analyze digital audio content from a digital video/audio source device. Monitor the incoming LPCM audio and view the digital audio metadata.
Installer Test Utility. Quickly diagnose HDMI and HDBaseT interoperability problems through an automated and simplified interface. Run tests upstream toward the source, downstream toward the sink or test both upstream and downstream simultaneously with the “Link” test. The utility also enables you to test on both sides of a repeater.
Protocol tests on HDMI, HDBaseT or DisplayPort sinks. Enables you to verify proper operation of HDCP (1.4 and 2.2) authentication, EDID and CEC on HDMI and HDBaseT sinks. Verify DisplayPort Aux Channel transactions including link training, EDID and HDCP 1.3 and 2.2 on DisplayPort sinks.
HDMI Tx – Connector: Type A; Pixel rate: Up to 600 MHz; TMDS rate: up to 18 Gbps. Video Type/Sampling: RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0 24/30/36 bit color; Colorimetry: ITU-R BT.601-5, ITU-R BT.709-5.
HDMI Rx – Connector: Type A; Pixel rate: Up to 600 MHz.
HDBaseT Tx – Connector: RJ-45; Pixel rate: Up to 300 MHz; TMDS rate: up to 9 Gbps. Video Type/Sampling: RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0; Color depth: 24/30/36; Colorimetry: ITU-R BT.601-5, ITU-R BT.709-5.
HDBaseT Rx – Connector: RJ-45; Pixel rate: Up to 300 MHz.