APEX1500 Narrowcast Edge QAM
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APEX1500 Narrowcast Edge QAM

2 RU chassis that supports up to 96 QAM channels


The APEX1500, an ARRIS narrowcast edge QAM product, is optimized for narrowcast applications such as SDV and VOD. The APEX1500 provides flexibility, high QAM density, license-free VOD encryption, and low power in an extremely cost-effective two RU platform. The APEX1500 supports up to 96 total QAM channels across either 12 or
24 RF ports. The number of RF ports depends on the type of QAM modules that are installed in the chassis.

Details for APEX1500 Narrowcast Edge QAM

  • Features a two RU modular chassis that supports up to six QAM modules and up to two redundant power supply modules
  • Supports up to six hot-swappable QAM modules. A QAM module soft upgrade is available to field-convert a 2x4 module to a 2x8 module
  • Provides eight GigE interfaces (as well as four SFP slots) with support for IGMPv3 and transport stream redundancy
  • Supports up to two, dual hot-swappable, redundant load-sharing power supplies (system can operate with either one or two); supports two AC, two DC or one AC and one DC


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