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StreamXpert - Real-time transport-stream analyzer  

StreamXpert

Real-time transport-stream analyzer

DekTec's industry-standard MPEG-2 transport-stream analyzer.
The StreamXpert provides detailed statistics on PIDs, services and tables in real time. It analyzes and decodes audio, video and system information.

 

Key Characteristic

Display PIDs, services, tables, descriptors, stream information and PID-grid
Measurement Bitrates, PCR-accuracy and interval
Compliance TR 290 priority 1, 2 and 3
Decoding Audio, video and closed captions
Recording Based on duration, size or manual
Advanced SI decoding with user templates
Dolby AC4 analysis
Multi-monitor support

Standards

TS DVB, ATSC, ISDB
SI DVB-SI, ATSC-PSIP, ARIB
Video MPEG-2, AVC/H.264,
HEVC/H.265, AVS,
4:2:2 and 10-bit

HEVC 4:2:2 is not supported

Audio MPEG-1 layer II,(HE-)AAC,
AC3 and AC4

Supported Adapters

DVB-ASI DTA-115, 145, 160
DTA-2144B, 2145, 2152
DTA-2154, 2160, 2174
DTE-3120
DTU-245
DVB-SPI DTA-2142
Receivers DTA-2131, 2136, 2137C
DTA-2138B, 2139
DTE-3137
DTU-236A, 238
TS over IP DTA-160, 2160, 2162
PC network port

PC Support

OS
WindowsXP, 2k3/2k8, Vista,
 7, 8/8.1, 10
Processor Core i5 minimum
Core i7 recommended

Or equivalent AMD CPUs

GPU Mid- or high-end graphics card for decoding HD video

Downloads

StreamXpert 2.1 and StreamXpert Lite:

Note: If you own a StreamXpert v1 license, then StreamXpert 2.1 is a chargeable upgrade, unless you have bought the v1 license in Sept 2014 or later.

If you have installed StreamXpert 2.1 but you would like to revert to StreamXpert v1:

Pricing

DTC-320-SX975
StreamXpert 2.1 - Transport-stream analyzer for use with any DekTec input adapter.
Includes one year of software maintenance, in which you can install new versions. After the maintenance period you can continue to use StreamXpert, but not install new versions.
DTC-321-SL115
StreamXpert Lite - Light-weight version of StreamXpert for viewing and recording transport-stream contents, and for decoding audio and video.
DTC-322-SXV2UPG275
StreamXpert v1 to v2 upgrade.
DTC-320-NIC780
StreamXpert 2.1 license on a USB dongle for transport stream analysis of IP streams on a local NIC.
DTC-320-SXDGL1.463
StreamXpert 2.1 license on a USB dongle (not bound to a DekTec device) for use with any DekTec input adapter or for local NIC.
DTC-3201-1YR195
One year maintenance for StreamXpert.
DTC-3202-2YR295
Two years maintenance for StreamXpert.
DTC-3203-3YR375
Three years maintenance for StreamXpert.

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

Features

  • Real-time analysis, monitoring and recording of transport streams with intuitive and easy-to-use interface
  • Deep decoding of tables and descriptors with customizable templates for decoding of custom tables and descriptors
  • Integrated video and audio decoder supporting all industry-standard streams including HEVC and Dolby AC4

Applications

  • Test and validation of equipment with transport-stream output, e.g. multiplexers
  • Quality monitoring of transport streams in studios, head ends, etc.
  • Combine the StreamXpert with a DTU-245 and a notebook to create a truly portable transport-stream analyzer

StreamXpert Full Version and StreamXpert Lite

StreamXpert comes in two versions:

  • Full (-SX)  –  All StreamXpert 2.1 functionality;
  • Lite (-SL)  –  Lower-priced version with decoding and basic recording functions only.

The Full version is an essential tool for all digital-TV professionals that need a fully featured stream analyzer. The Lite version serves as a basic transport-stream viewer and recorder.

Upgrading from StreamXpert Lite to the full StreamXpert 2.1 is easy. Just contact your local distributor or DekTec for a quote for DTC-320-SX StreamXpert 2.1.

Feature Comparison

The table below compares the features sets of the StreamXpert versions and license variants:

  • SX  –  Standard full StreamXpert 2.1 license (DTC-320-SX)
  • SXDGL  –  StreamXpert 2.1 license on a USB dongle (DTC-320-SXDGL)
  • NIC  –  StreamXpert 2.1 license on a USB dongle for local NICs (DTC-320-NIC)
  • SL  –  StreamXpert Lite (DTC-321-SL)
SX SXDGL NIC SL
Ribbon based GUI
Display
List with properties of all PIDs -
List with properties of all services partial
List with properties of all tables -
Video Decoding
HEVC
AVC
AVS
MPEG-2
4:2:2

Note: HEVC 4:2:2 is currently not supported

-
10-bit -
Full screen mode
Multi-monitor support
Audio Decoding
HE-AAC
AAC
E-AC-3
AC-3
MPEG-1 Layer II
Supported Interfaces
DekTec input adapters -
PC network ports
Advanced
Custom table and descriptor templates -
PID Grid, graphical overview of all PIDs -
Dolby AC-4 analysis -
Recording
Manual mode
Size based
Duration based
Measurement and Compliance
TR 101 290 priority 1, 2 and 3 -
Bitrate partial
PCR graphs -
PCR accuracy -
PCR interval -
PCR frequency offset -

StreamXpert 2.1 Screenshots

  • StreamXpert screenshot 1
  • StreamXpert screenshot 2
  • StreamXpert screenshot 3

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