Aurora Adds 4K RF Tuner

VTune-Pro-4K-All-Views-0914The new V-Tune Pro 4K from Aurora claims to deliver a 4K2K HD worldwide tuning solution for any integrated system which requires IPTV, ATSC, QAM, DVB, NTSC and PAL. The tuner is capable of decoding MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, H.264 and H.265 with resolutions up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz via RF and LAN. There is also an on-board 4K scaler for viewing 1080p HD content on 4K displays.

The V-Tune Pro 4K includes IR, RS232 and IP-based control as well as the ability to program any channel for OTA/Broadcast or streaming content from the LAN, the V-Tune Pro 4K empowers the user to easily switch between content by simply changing channels. Channel/Setup-Configuration is “clone-able” for ease of setup

It doesn’t ship until January 2015 but here are some specs:

  • IPTV (UDP/RTP/RTSP multicast and unicast)
  • ATSC/QAM/DVB worldwide digital ultra high definition tuning
  • NTSC and PAL analog tuning
  • H.265, H.264, MPEG 4, MPEG2, and VC-1 up to 4K UHD
  • Video and HDMI outputs
  • Resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD, 4K2K (4096×2160)
  • Stereo L/R, S/PDIF, and Optical Audio Outputs
  • Dolby Digital Surround Sound
  • OSD Menus, Closed Captioning, V-Chip, and EPG
  • 1RU Rack Mount Ears and IR Remote Included
  • RS232 / LAN / IR Remote Control
  • Firmware Upgradeable and Cloning via USB port or LAN
  • Built in Web Page Remote Control
  • Mount one or two units in a 1RU space

Here are the online details.