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    Conexant is the world’s No. 1 supplier of PC video solutions, with over a decade of experience offering solutions for capturing and displaying video within PCs and consumer devices. The company’s Convergence Video products are ideally suited for the digitization of audio and video that is occurring in today’s multimedia devices.

    Conexant’s pioneering accomplishments launched the industry’s first single-chip MPEG audio/video codec and the first single-chip video encoder and DVI transmitter. From standard and high-definition video to interactive consumer entertainment services delivered through a STB, PC, digital video recorder or game console. Conexant has shipped more than 50 million analog video encoders and decoders and holds a market-leading position in MPEG encoding.

    Convergence Video

    MPEG Encoders/Codecs

    Conexant’s family of MPEG encoder/codec products offers OEMs and ODMs high-performance solutions for media center or entertainment PC television tuner add-in cards, MPEG encoding for DVR STBs, and standalone digital video recording products. Whether used as a discrete function within a larger system or in conjunction with other Conexant chips to produce a complete system solution, these products form the basis of a high-quality video recording system. Two products with different levels of integration are offered to tailor to your system design requirements.

    • CX23416 MPEG-2 Audio/Video Encoder
    • CX23418 Single-Chip MPEG-2 Encoder with Integrated Analog Video/Broadcast Audio Decoder

    PCI Audio/Video Decoders

    Conexant’s line of integrated PCI audio/video decoders represent the most comprehensive combination of value, worldwide video standard support, integration, and software support available in the industry. Conexant’s analog video decoders are often referred to as the industry standard for PC video, security camera systems, STBs, Internet appliances, consumer electronics, and other analog video applications. First to develop the PCI video decoder, Conexant continues to excel in developing innovative strategic solutions through technology advancements and Integration.

    • CX25878 PCI Video Decoders
    • CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder
    • CX23885 PCI Express Video and Audio Decoder

    Non-PCI Video Decoders

    Conexant’s non-PCI audio/video decoders provide highly integrated, single-chip analog, A/V capture solutions ideal for digital video systems that support worldwide broadcast analog A/V content. Distinguished by its high quality, flexibility, broadcast audio decoding, integration, and ease of use, the non-PCI video decoders can be designed into a wide array of applications, including STBs, flat panel displays, HDTVs, and digital video recorders.

    • CX25829 VideoStream II Decoders

    • CX25835 Digital Video Decoder
    • CX25836/7 Single-Chip Video Decoder
    • CX25840/1/2/3 Single-Chip Broadcast Audio/Video Decoder

    Video Encoders

    Conexant’s digital video encoder ICs provide the most comprehensive combination of features, video performance, flexibility, size, and value for today’s STBs, DVD, PC, and other video systems. These video encoder ICs convert digital video stored on DVDs or transmitted to the STB into analog signals, which drive both standard and high definition televisions. Key features such as dual DVI output, SDVO input, 10-bit current output DACs, worldwide video standard support, and compact packages make Conexant the perfect solution for video output.

    • CX25872/3 High Performance Video Encoder
    • CX25874/5 High Performance Video Encoder with HDTV Output
    • CX25890/1/2 Combination TV Encoder and Digital Visual Interface (DVI) Transmitter
    • CX25900/1/2/3/4/5 SDVO Compatible Combination TV plus VGA Encoder and DVI Transmitter
    • CX25898/9 Video Encoder with Adaptive Flicker Filtering and HDTV Output

    Set-Top Box Solutions

    Conexant is the No. 1 provider of satellite tuners/demodulators with over 120 million units shipped. The company offers a comprehensive family of STB products for worldwide satellite, terrestrial, Telco/IP TV, and cable entertainment broadcasting networks. Our products also support various proprietary software solutions, and the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP). Conexant leverages an extensive portfolio of communications technologies, including high-performance processors, integrated cable modems, and sophisticated graphics solutions. These products provide support for advanced applications such as personal video recording, interactive television, and home networking.


    Conexant offers industry-leading solutions for Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) STB applications. Conexant’s DBS RF tuner and quadrature phase-shift keying (QPSK) demodulator ICs provide the industry’s most technologically advanced and fully featured STB front-end solutions. When paired together, the RF tuner and demodulator ICs create a complete broadband satellite front-end solution capable of operating from 1 to 45 Msps in the most demanding satellite environments.


    • CX24109 Satellite Tuner
    • CX24128 Advanced Modulation Dual Digital Satellite Tuner
    • CX24118A Advanced Modulation Digital Satellite Tuner
    • CX24113A Digital Satellite Tuner


    • CX24126 DVB-S2 Demodulator and Forward Error Correction Decoder
    • CX24130 Dual QPSK/BPSK Demodulator
    • CX24123 Demodulator and FEC Decoder
    • CX24114 Advanced Modulation Demodulator and Turbo FEC Decoder
    • CX24116 DVB-S2 Demodulator and Forward Error Correction Decoder


    • CX22490/6 Interactive TV Decoder IC
    • CX2416x Dual Standard-Definition TV Decoder with PVR Support
    • Bt860/1 Multiport YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • Bt864A/Bt865A YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • CX24155 Single-Chip Satellite System Solution with Advanced Security Features
    • CX24142 Single-Chip FTA and FTA-CI STB System Solution
    • CX2417x Digital Broadcast High-Definition TV Decoder with PVR Support
    • CX2418x MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Decoder IC
    • CX24138 Single-Chip DBS STB System Solution
    • CX2425x Digital Broadcast MPEG Decoder with PVR Support
    • CX2430x Low-Cost, High-Quality MPEG Decoder for FTA and FTA/CI DVB-S STBs

    Reference Designs

    • CX05-Trinity-IRD HD/H.264 STB Reference Design
    • CX24138/CX24109 DVB-S FTA Satellite STB Reference Design
    • CX24142/CX24109 DVB-S FTA/CI/CAS Satellite STB Reference Design
    • CX24301/CX24113A Cost Effective DVB-S FTA Satellite STB Reference Design
    • CX24302/CX24113A Cost Effective DVB-S FTA/CI/CAS Satellite STB Reference Design

    USB 2.0 PHY

    • CX20552 USB 2.0 Physical Layer Transceiver Device


    Conexant offers end-to-end solutions for the digital cable STB. In addition, Conexant solutions provide integrated support for advanced technologies such as home networking, VoIP, personal video recording (PVR), and cable modem-based applications.


    • CX2443x Interactive Cable TV Decoder IC
    • CX04-PUDONG-IRD Single-Chip DVB-C STB System Solution using CX24146
    • CX22490/6 Interactive TV Decoder IC
    • Bt860/1 Multiport YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • Bt864A/Bt865A YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • CX24146 DVB-C STB Reference Design
    • CX24153 Digital Broadcast TV Decoder IC Family


    • CX24951 Single-Chip Cable Modem DOCSIS 2.0-based IC
    • CX24943 DOCSIS 1.1 Single-Chip Cable Modem IC


    Conexant offers industry-leading solutions for DVB-T applications. These include STB, iDTV, and PC applications and PVR. PVR and picture-in-picture are two of the many high-end features implemented in this application. In addition to the silicon components, Conexant leverages its vast wealth of system design expertise, and offers several firmware and software solutions and support of state-of-the-art operating systems and middleware, enabling a reduced time to market through a simplified design cycle.


    • CX22702 Single-Chip Solution for DVB-T Systems


    • CX04-PUDONG-IRD Single-Chip DVB-C STB System Solution using CX24146
    • CX22490/6 Interactive TV Decoder IC
    • Bt860/1 Multiport YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • Bt864A/Bt865A YCrCb to NTSC/PAL/SECAM Digital Encoder
    • CX24153 Digital Broadcast TV Decoder IC Family

    Telco/IP TV

    Conexant offers complete system solutions for a broad range of TelcoTV/IPTV STB applications. These include standard and high-definition MPEG-2 as well as MPEG-4 (AVC/H.264) decoders with integrated ARM processors and other peripherals needed for an IP STB. Conexant’s highly integrated solutions, system design expertise, and key software and hardware reference design support enable a lower cost and quicker time to market for TelcoTV applications.

    Standard Definition Decoders

    • CX24436/7/8/9 IP STB System IC

    High Definition Decoders

    • CX2417x Digital Broadcast High-Definition TV Decoder with PVR Support
    • H.264/AVC Coprocessors
    • CX2418x MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Decoder IC

    Standard Definition Reference Designs

    • CX05-DURANGO-IRD IP STB Development Platform

    High Definition Reference Designs

    • CX05-TRINITY-IRD HD/H.264 STB Reference Design



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