VividEdge QRF 5000
Edge Encoder


  • QBA and MPEG2 Compliant
  • Flexible Channel Selection Capability
  • Broadcast Quality MPEG2 Encoder
  • Dolby Digital 2.0 Audio
  • ITU Analog Laser Output
  • QAM and ASI Outputs

VividEdge QRF5000 Series leverages advanced engineering and intelligent, user-friendly design to rapidly and cost -effectively deploy all-digital lineups to low-cost digital set -tops. Affordable for HFC, Fiber Deep N+0, RFoG, Hybrid PON and PON deployments of all sizes, the unit is ideal for MDUs, hotels, hospitals, gated communities, casinos, and retirement centers.

QRF-5000 Encoder – a plug-and-play device that encodes local baseband video and audio channels and multiplexes them with a built-in QAM modulator and a broadcast agile RF up converter for distribution into existing cable network.



From 1.5 to 15M MPEG2 Encoder

Resolutions: 720, 704, 528, 480 and 352×480

Video Input: CVBS or S-Video

Audio Input: 10k Unbalanced RCA, 600 Balanced 

Audio Codec: Dolby Digital AC3 2.0 , 128 – 384kbps

Management Interface

Out of Band Management via GUI and HTTP


Operating Temperature 0° to 50° C

Storage Temperature -10° to 60° C

Dimensions and Weight:

8.5″ W x 6.65” D x 2.75″ H, 3lb – QRF5000M 1

7.0″ W x 9.0”D x 1.75″ H, 5lb – QRF5000

QAM Modulator​

QAM 64 or 256 per ITU-J.83 Annex B

RF Output Accuracy +/- 2 dB +/- 5000 Hz

RF Output Stability +/-1 dB relative to RF Output level RF

Output Return Loss >14 dB 88 – 750 MHz, >13 dB 750 – 870MHz

Frequency Range – Agile – 54MHz to 1GHz

Equalized MER >41 dBc

Optical Output​

Wavelength: 1310nm, 1550nm, CWDM 1270-1610nm, DWDM ITU from ch18 to ch.54

Single Port Output Power: 7dBm

4, 8 and 16 – Port (EDFA) Output Power: +19dBm

4—Port QRF5000MFX Output Power: +15dbm

Frequency Range : 47MHz to 1GHz

OMI 11%

Fiber Loss, db/km

Ordering Information

QRF5000-Y​1RU, QAM Edge Encoder​
QRF5000-YM​Modular, QAM Edge Encoder ​
QRF5000-Y/Z​1RU, Analog ITU Laser Output Edge Encoder ​
QRF5000-YMFX​Modular, Analog ITU Laser Output Edge Encoder ​
QRF5000-YMFX4​1RU, Analog ITU Laser + 4 port EDFA Output Edge Encoder ​