Dual AVC/MPEG-2/VC-1/MPEG-4 Part 2/DivX HD Digital Video SoC Solution for Satellite, IP and Cable

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The BCM7400B is a dual-channel high-definition satellite, cable and IP set-top box DVR solution offering integrated AVC (H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10), MPEG-2, MPEG4 Part 2, DivX and VC-1 video decoding technology.
The BCM7400B is a data transport processor that includes two high-definition AVC/MPEG-2/VC-1 video decoders, two advanced-audio decoders, 2D and 3D graphics processing, high-quality video scaling and motion adaptive deinterlacing, seven video DACs, dual stereo high-fidelity audio DACs, a dual-threaded 350-MHz MIPS32 with FPU-class CPU, and a peripheral control unit providing a variety of set-top box control functions.


  • Dual advanced AVC/MPEG-2/VC-1 decoders with VC-1 Advanced Profile @ Level 3, H.264/AVC Main and High Profile to Level 4.1
  • Dual advanced audio processors supporting the following: AAC LC, AAC LC+SBR level 2, AAC+ level 2, Dolby® Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, MPEG I layers 1, 2 and 3 (MP3)
  • 64-bit DDR1/DDR2 DRAM controller and dual 16-bit pixel-op DDR1/DDR2 ports with dual SATA II I/F for DVR applications
  • HD analog video encoder with simultaneous SD outputs including NTSC-M, NTSC-J, PAL-BDGHIN, PAL-M, PAL-Nc analog outputs, 480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i output formats and component RGB or YPrPb output


  • Set-Top Boxes
  • HDTV

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