AQT8 Series Transcoders Can Output in QAM and IP Simultaneously, Providing Operators With a Highly Flexible, Efficient, and High-Quality Solution

AQT8 Series Transcoder

OLD BRIDGE, New Jersey — May 6, 2014 — Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BDR) today announced its AQT8 Series transcoder is now shipping. Through a high density, low-cost, flexible 1-RU chassis, the AQT8 Series transcoder provides operators with a powerful transcoding solution for channel processing, reducing the equipment, space, and power needed for QAM or IPTV in-house distribution.

“With the AQT8 Series transcoder now shipping to Best Buy stores for their in-house video delivery, this retail application is for high-quality, affordable transcoding to bring broadcast TV to the set you want to buy for a real world comparison,” said Jeff Smith, vice president of sales at Blonder Tongue. “Designed to improve efficiency and lower cost, the AQT8 Series transcoder is the ideal solution for a wide range of applications, including off-air digital processing.”

Designed to improve efficiency and lower cost, the AQT8 Series transcoder is the ideal solution for a wide range of applications, including off-air digital processing.

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About Blonder Tongue

Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. together with R. L. Drake Holdings, LLC – its wholly owned subsidiary – offer customers more than 130 years of combined engineering and manufacturing excellence with solid histories of delivering reliable, quality products. As a leader in the field of cable television communications, the Company provides system operators and integrators serving the cable, broadcast, satellite, IPTV, institutional and professional video markets with comprehensive solutions for the provision of content contribution, distribution and video delivery to homes and businesses. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and supports an equipment portfolio of standard and high definition digital video solutions, as well as core analog video and high speed data solutions for distribution over coax, fiber and IP networks. Additional information on the Company and its products can be found at, and

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Jeff Smith
Vice President Sales
Tel: (732) 679-4000

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