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DTA-2136 - Dual QAM-A/B/C Receiver for PCIe  


Dual QAM-A/B/C Receiver for PCIe

DekTec's PCIe QAM-receiver card for J.83 Annex A, B and C. The DTA-2136 has two onboard demodulators, combined with two ASI output ports for monitoring the receiver output or for independent stream playback.

DTA-2136 Product
Discontinuance Notice

The DTA-2136 is an obsolete product that is no longer in production. It is still supported and available in limited quantities, but for new designs DekTec recommends the DTA-2131 (single-channel cable/terrestrial receiver for PCIe) or the DTA-2139C (twelve-channel cable/terrestrial receiver for PCIe).


Key Characteristics

RF frequency VHF, UHF
54 to 1002MHz
Sup. bandwidth 8 MHz
Input Sensitivity -60 to -30dBm
Input return loss >10dB
MER 12 to 38dB

Inputs and Outputs

2x RF in 75-Ω F female
2x ASI out 75-Ω BNC
PCI Express PCIe x1

Modulation Standards

Included with base product DVB-C

PC Support

OS Windows 10, 11
Windows Server 16, 19, 22
Linux ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x, 5.x
Processor Core i5 minimum
Core i7 recommended

Or equivalent AMD CPUs

Note The DTA-2136 may be vulnerable to a BIOS issue in certain Intel motherboard chip sets.


StreamXpress Play TS files over the ASI-output ports
StreamXpert Analyze your received transport streams using our analyzer software
VF-REC Advanced Transport-Stream/SDI Recorder
DekTec SDKs Create your own full-custom application based on the input of the DTA-2136


DTA-2136-SLP1.322Stock: 25+
Dual QAM-A/B/C receiver for PCIe with StreamXpert Lite and StreamXpress player software.
DTA-2136-VR-SLP2.201Stock: 25+
Dual QAM-A/B/C receiver for PCIe with VF-REC stream recorder and StreamXpert Lite and StreamXpress player software.
DTA-2136-SXP2.448Stock: 25+
Dual QAM-A/B/C receiver for PCIe with StreamXpert analyzer and StreamXpress player software.

Prices exclude applicable sales tax, shipping charges and customs duties. Quantity discounts may be available, please request a quotation.


  • Dual-channel QAM-receiver, fully compliant with J.83 Annex A (DVB-C), B and C.
  • Each channel provides reception status, RF level, demodulation status, constellation, MER, pre-RS BER and of course, the complete Transport Stream.
  • With the two independent ASI-ports you can either monitor the incoming signal or playback a local file-based Transport Stream.


  • Network monitoring of DVB-C, QAM-A, B or C signals.
  • A professional cable receiver, that can be used in your custom application, by use of our easy DTAPI.

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