WB Picks KTech Decoders

The WB network has chosen KTech's Integrated Receiver Decoder, the DVM-100, for all its stations, KTech announced.

KTech calls the decoder, also known as the 8-VSB Professional Reference Receiver, the "Swiss Army Knife" of receivers because the unit can handle a wide range of inputs and can create a wide range of outputs.

It accepts Channels 2 through 69, DVB-SPI, DVB-ASI, SMPTE-310M and puts out RGBHV video, VGA video and Y PB Pr, analog and Dolby Digital AC-3 audio. Video modes include 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i, NTSC Composite, PSIP Display and EPG.