The COM3000 is DIRECTV’s third-generation HD and 4K^ headend video solution, supporting up to 138 HD channels.
- Compact Form Factor
The COM3000 offers up to 138 channels of HD video and integrated Edge QAMs in only 3RU of rack space. This compact design also results in dramatic power savings compared to typical stacked receiver solutions.
- HD Content Protection
For High-Definition solutions that require copy protection, the COM51 receiver blades add Pro:Idiom™ or Pro:Idiom Mobile™ encryption to the HD content, which can be played back on any Pro:Idiom™ or Pro:Idiom Mobile™ enabled receiver device or television.
- Integrated Edge QAM
Available as a plug-in module for the COM400, the QAM20 reduces overall system costs and simplifies the installation and maintenance for the COM3000. The QAM20, sold as a 16-channel QAM, and can be software upgraded to a 48 channel QAM device two channels at a time, capable of delivering all 138* streams of DIRECTV™ HD content as well as additional local sourced content.
*Three DIRECTV streams per QAM are possible on a properly balanced system—please ask your distributor or Technicolor for more information.
- Remote Management
The COM3000, including all the receiver blades and Edge QAMs, can be managed and monitored remotely over the Internet or local network using a simple web browser-based management interface.