DMB-TH Reference Design

from Tsinghua University

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Overview

DMB-TH is a Chinese digital terrestrial television standard, GB20600-2006, for transmitting SD and HD television. The platform is based on a Stratix® II FPGA. The Stratix II FPGA provides the heart of the baseband digital signal processing (DSP) for channel coding, modulation and filtering that are required to meet the GB20600-2006 standard.

Features

  • Framing structure
  • Channel coding
  • Digital QAM modulation
  • PN sequence frame header for fast synchronization and highly efficient channel
    estimation / equalization
  • LDPC FEC coding
  • Supports payload data rates of 4.813 Mbps to 32.486 Mbps
  • SDTV and HDTV
  • Mobile and stationary transmission
  • MFN and SFN

Figure 1 DMB-TH Schematic Diagram

Devices Targeted

Stratix II and Stratix III FPGAs

Demonstrated Intel® FPGA Technology

  • Stratix II FPGAs

Deliverables

  • Source code
  • Reference design for DSP Development Kit, Stratix II Edition (DK-DSP-2S60N)
  • Pre-compiled library test bench for ModelSim®-Intel® FPGA (formerly Altera® FPGA)
  • Full documentation
    • User Guide
    • Programmer Guide Simulation tutorial
    • DMB-TH specification
    • Application Note
    • IP performance report

Contact Information

Dr. Pan Changhong
Tsinghua University
DTV R&D Center
Room 1-408 FIT Building No. 1
Qinghuayuan, Haidian District, Beijing China
Email: pcy@tsinghua.edu.cn
Website: www.tsinghua.edu.cn

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