EAS CAP Equipment Rundown Table


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With the looming deadline for stations to install EAS/CAP equipment, we compiled this list to aid you in your equipment purchase decision.

Hardware Features
.network interfacegeneral purpose I/Oother hardware interfaceprogram interruptsonboard storage memoryphysical sizevideo outexpansion options
Sage Digital Endecsingle on-board Ethernet5 inputs, 4 relay outs2 USB ports, 6 serial portsanalog pair and AES throughput64MB (can use 1 USB port for 8GB of additional storage)2RUnone, but serial or IP out to character generator-
Trilithic EasyCapdual Ethernet6 relay out, 4 optically-isolated in, 2 TTL level out4 USB, 2 serialanalog pair (AES interrupt available as an option)2GB RAM, 4GB flash (economy version); 2 GB RAM, 32GB SSD (standard version)2RUNTSC video character generator; analog video switch synced to input video vertical syncEconomy version: one expansion port available for adding communications boards; Standard Version: one expansion available for PCI-Express card
Digital Alert Systems DASDEC-IIsingle Ethernet (expandable to 4)2 software-defined inputs, 2 software-defined relay outputs1 serial, 2 USB, 1 IEEE Firewirebalanced stereo analog, AES16GB2RUNTSC character generator (RS-170A amp: S-videotriple port Ethernet expansion (10/100 or 10/100/1G); triple tri-band internal receivers; MPEG2/4 encoder to streaming message; GPI/O expander; monitoring input expander; multiple serial port expander
TFT CAP to EAS 3320 (CAP to EAS converter)single Ethernet----1RU--
Gorman-Redlich CAP to EAS decodersingle Ethernet-2 USB, 2 serial AES500MB1RUS-video
Monroe Electronics One-Net SEsingle Ethernet (expandable to 4)2 software -defined inputs, 2 relay outputs2 USBbalanced stereo16GB2RUNTSC character generator (RS-170A & S-video) triple port Ethernet expansion (10/100 or 10/100/1G); triple tri-band internal receivers; MPEG2/4 encoder to stream message; GPI/O expander; monitoring input expander; multiple serial port expander
Warning Systems AdaptAlert (CAP to EAS converter)three Ethernet-serial outnoneFlash (size not specified)1RUnone, but serial out to character generator-

Software Features
.accessaccess securitysoftware update via: text-to-speech converterSMTPSNMPNTP
Sage Digital Endecvia browserHTTPS/SSLLAN or USB interfaceyese-mail alertsnot specifiedyes
Trilithic EasyCapvia browserHTTPSnot specifiedoptionale-mail alertsyesyes
Digital Alert Systems DASDEC-IIvia browserhttp or hppts, SSL with tiered security levelsLAN or WANyesyesyesyes
TFT Cap to EAS 3320via browser HTTPSnot specifiednonot specifiednot specifiednot specified
Gorman-Redlich Cap to EASbrowserembedded firewallLAN or USByese-mail alertsyesyes
Monroe Electronics One-Net SEvia browserhttp or https, SSL with tiered security levelsvia LAN or WANnoyesyesyes
Warning Systems AdaptAlertvia browserSSL 3.0pushed from WS serveryesyesoptionalyes




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