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AirSpeed 5000

Specifications

Video Channels   Aspect Ratio Conversion (ARC) – Up/Down/Cross conversion

All models: 2 or 4 bi-directional channels (1 input, 1 main output, 1 auxiliary output per channel)

  • PAL, NTSC, 1080i 50/60, 720p 50/60 (SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 295M, SMPTE 296M)
  • Base model supports upconvert to HD output as a standard feature
  • Base model requires DNxHD option for HD input
Video Compression

Base Model (also MPEG-2 HD and AVC-Intra models)

  • 4 channels
    • DV 25 (4:1:1 and 4:2:0) record or play
    • DV 50 (4:2:2) record or play
    • IMX 30 and 50 record or play

MPEG-2 HD (XDCAM) Model (+all SD formats)

  • 2 or 4 channels
    • HDV 25Mbps record or play
    • MPEG-2 HD 17.5, 35 (thin and full raster), 50 Mbps record or play
    • DNxHD 85/100, 120/145 play
  • 1 or 2 channels
    • DNxHD 185/220 play
  • (2 Channel version only) 2 channels
    • AVC Intra 50, 100

AVC-Intra Model (+ all SD formats)

  • 2 or 4 channels
    • AVC-Intra 50, 100 record or play
    • DNxHD 85/100, 120/145 play
    • MPEG-2 HD (HDV 25Mbps, MPEG-2 HD 17.5, 35, and 50 Mbps) play
  • 1 or 2 channels
    • DNxHD 185/220 play

Options

  • DNxHD for Base System option enables
    • 4 channels DNxHD 85/100, 120/145 record or play
    • 2 channels DNxHD 185/ 220 record or play
  • DNxHD for MPEG-2 HD or AVC-Intra options enable
    • 2 or 4 channels DNxHD 85/100, 120/145 record
    • 1 or 2 channels DNxHD 185/ 220 record
    (MPEG-2 HD and AVC-Intra models play DNxHD as a standard feature)
  • H.264 Low Res Proxy option enables
    • Real-time simultaneous h.264 800Kbps proxy creation for each record channel

Note: All supported formats can be seamlessly played back-to-back

Audio
  • Channels/Pairs
    • SD (record or play): Up to 4 pair embedded audio per video channel
    • HD (record or play): Up to 8 pair embedded audio per video channel
  • Sampling
    • 48 KHz, 16, or 24 bit precision
  • Compressed Audio Preservation
    • Pass-through of AC-3 and Dolby E audio
  • Low Res Proxy Audio
    • Up to 8 pair proxy audio creation per record channel
    • MPEG1 Layer 2 audio compression
Control and Synchronization
  • External Control
    • Sony BVW 75 Protocol
    • VDCP
    • Native Network API (AMS API)
  • Manual Control
    • Record, play, trimming, and configuration through UI
    • IsoSync synchronized cue, record and stop of up to 12 channels across multiple servers through UI
    • GPI/O (Record, Play, Stop, Recue)
  • Timecode
    • LTC SMPTE 12M one input and output per video channel
    • VITC SMPTE 266 with Input and Output Line Selections
    • Ancillary timecode
  • Reference
    • Analog black burst (NTSC or PAL) or tri-level reference, with loop-through input/output
  • Closed Caption and Ancillary Data
    • All Closed Caption lines are preserved (DV, IMX)
    • All HD ancillary data preserved per SMPTE 436
 
  • SD ↔ 1080i, SD ↔ 720p, 720p ↔ 1080i, SD 4:3 ↔ SD 16:9
  • Supports crop, anamorphic, pillarbox, letterbox outputs with dynamic conversion based on AFD
Redundancy
  • Redundant network connections
  • Hot-swap redundant power supplies
  • Hot-swap media drives
  • Hot-swap mirrored boot drives
  • N+1 system fans
File Ingest/Exchange
  • FTP transfer of MXF OP1a files in or out
Storage
  • 4 channel: ten 1 TB drives (8 TB useable), RAID 50 protection
  • 2 channel: five 1 TB drives (4 TB useable) RAID 5 protection
Connections
  • Serial
    • (4) DB-9 RS-422 connectors
  • LTC In
    • (4) BNC connectors
  • LTC Out
    • (4) BNC connectors
  • SDI/HD-SDI In
    • (4) BNC connectors
  • SDI/HD-SDI Main Out
    •  (4) BNC connectors
  • SDI/HD-SDI Auxiliary Out
    • (4) 1.0/2.3 connectors (1.0/2.3 to BNC adapters included)
  • Reference In/Loop
    • (2) BNC connector (1 in + 1 loop out)
  • GPIO
    • 8 GPI/8 GPO programmable pins through DB25 expansion port
  • Keyboard/Mouse Port
    • (4) USB 2.0 connector for USB compatible keyboard and mouse
  • Ethernet Ports
    • (4) RJ-45 connectors, 100BASE-T, or 1000BASE-T, auto sensing
  • Video
    • 15 pin SVGA
Physical

Dimensions and Weight

  • Server Chassis
    • Rack Units: 2
    • inches: 19.00 (w) x 3.5 (h) x 29.5 (d)
    • mm: 483 (w) x 89 (h) x 749 (d)
    • pounds: 62
    • kilograms: 28.1
  • Multi I/O Expansion Panel
    • Rack Units: 1
    • inches: 19.00 (w) x 1.75 (h) x 4 (d)
    • mm: 483 (w) x 45 (h) x 102 (d)
    • pounds: 4.4
    • kilograms: 2.0
  • Power
    • Dual/Redundant hot-swap power supplies
    • 90 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    • 362W typical
    • 720W maximum
  • Environmental
    • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
    • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% (at 38°C) non-condensing
    • Non Operating Temperature: -20°C to 60°C
    • 1235 BTU/Hr typical
    • 2593 BTU/Hr maximum
  • Acoustics
    • 63.5 db at 1 meter typical
    • 78 db at 1 meter maximum (at 40°C)
     

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