Economical Audio/Video Modulator ~ BAVM-860SAW

The Blonder Tongue BAVM-860SAW is an economical commercial quality TV modulator. It provides a +55 dBmV RF output on any specified CATV channel from 2 to 135 (54 to 860 MHz). HRC and IRC frequency plans are also available. The BAVM-860SAW is ideal for placing A/V program sources such as satellite receivers, VCR’s, DVD’s, cameras or TV demodulators onto standard 6 MHz NTSC

TV channels for broadband distribution.

The BAVM-860SAW features IF SAW filtering with built-in FCC group delay pre-distortion assuring excellent adjacent channel performance and color operation. The modulator complies with FCC 21006 with +/- 5 KHz visual carrier stability and required frequency offsets on all aeronautical channels. For BTSC stereo applications, a field-defeatable audio pre-emphasis network is provided making the BAVM-860SAW compatible with any out-board stereo generator that provides a composite baseband output. A -30 dB output test point and all user controls are provided on the front panel.


  • CATV Channel’s 2 – 135 (54 to 860 MHz)

  • Standard, IRC and HRC Frequencies

  • PLL Synthesized Frequency Control for Exceptional Stability

  • +55 dBmV Output

  • SAW Filtered for Superior Adjacent Channel Performance

  • Built-in FCC Group Delay Pre-distortion

  • FCC 21006 Compliant

  • -90 dB Out of Band Carrier to Noise

  • BTSC Stereo Compatible (Requires a Stereo Generator)

  • UL Listed

  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

  • Rear Panel Accessory AC Outlet