EAS CAP Equipment Rundown Table
With the looming deadline for stations to install EAS/CAP equipment, we compiled this list to aid you in your equipment purchase decision.
|.||network interface||general purpose I/O||other hardware interface||program interrupts||onboard storage memory||physical size||video out||expansion options|
|Sage Digital Endec||single on-board Ethernet||5 inputs, 4 relay outs||2 USB ports, 6 serial ports||analog pair and AES throughput||64MB (can use 1 USB port for 8GB of additional storage)||2RU||none, but serial or IP out to character generator||-|
|Trilithic EasyCap||dual Ethernet||6 relay out, 4 optically-isolated in, 2 TTL level out||4 USB, 2 serial||analog pair (AES interrupt available as an option)||2GB RAM, 4GB flash (economy version); 2 GB RAM, 32GB SSD (standard version)||2RU||NTSC video character generator; analog video switch synced to input video vertical sync||Economy version: one expansion port available for adding communications boards; Standard Version: one expansion available for PCI-Express card|
|Digital Alert Systems DASDEC-II||single Ethernet (expandable to 4)||2 software-defined inputs, 2 software-defined relay outputs||1 serial, 2 USB, 1 IEEE Firewire||balanced stereo analog, AES||16GB||2RU||NTSC character generator (RS-170A amp: S-video||triple 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 decoder||single Ethernet||-||2 USB, 2 serial||AES||500MB||1RU||S-video|
|Monroe Electronics One-Net SE||single Ethernet (expandable to 4)||2 software -defined inputs, 2 relay outputs||2 USB||balanced stereo||16GB||2RU||NTSC 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 out||none||Flash (size not specified)||1RU||none, but serial out to character generator||-|
|.||access||access security||software update via:||text-to-speech converter||SMTP||SNMP||NTP|
|Sage Digital Endec||via browser||HTTPS/SSL||LAN or USB interface||yes||e-mail alerts||not specified||yes|
|Trilithic EasyCap||via browser||HTTPS||not specified||optional||e-mail alerts||yes||yes|
|Digital Alert Systems DASDEC-II||via browser||http or hppts, SSL with tiered security levels||LAN or WAN||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|TFT Cap to EAS 3320||via browser||HTTPS||not specified||no||not specified||not specified||not specified|
|Gorman-Redlich Cap to EAS||browser||embedded firewall||LAN or USB||yes||e-mail alerts||yes||yes|
|Monroe Electronics One-Net SE||via browser||http or https, SSL with tiered security levels||via LAN or WAN||no||yes||yes||yes|
|Warning Systems AdaptAlert||via browser||SSL 3.0||pushed from WS server||yes||yes||optional||yes|
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