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Specifications

Avid Unity Media Engine   Avid Unity Administration Tool
  • Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.8GHz Processors
  • 4GB ECC memory
  • Windows 2003 Server operating system
  • Rackmount-ready (3U rack height)
  • (16) 500GB or 1TB SATA drives (7200 rpm)
  • Redundant SATA II system drives
  • (3) 350 watt power supplies (2+1 redundant configuration)
  • Slimline 8x DVD/24x CD-ROM drive
  • 16-port PCIe RAID controller
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 19.0 in (482.6 mm)
    • Height: 5.25 in (133.35 mm)
    • Depth: 27.0 in (695.96 mm)
    • Max Weight: 49 lb (22.2 kg)
  • Environmental Operating/Non-operating Ranges
    • Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C
    • Non-operating Temperature: -40°C to 50°C
    • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
 
  • Allocation Groups (disk sets): define, increase, or redefine without interrupting operations
  • Dynamic on-the-fly storage allocation through FlexDrive
  • Add and remove drives at any time without system interruption
  • Users: view, create, edit, delete, and assign passwords
  • Workspaces: create, view, rename, move, delete, protect/unprotect, optimize, duplicate, increase/decrease size
  • User Workspace Access: none/read only/read and write
  • Log tab: errors, warnings, informational messages
  • Monitoring: user status, Workspace status, comprehensive event log, read and write bandwidth usage
  • Configuration Assistant: automatically set up available drives
  • Replace, Recreate, and Recover failed drives
Add-on Storage   Host Adapters
  • Version 5.0 and later supports the MEDIArray XT storage subsystem
  • Legacy Avid Unity MediaNetwork systems support MEDIArray LP, MEDIArray ZX4, MEDIArray ZX, and MEDIArray II storage
 
  • 4-Gb Fibre adapter for Macintosh OS X, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 client systems
    • Independent PCI DMA channels for data and commands
    • Management of Fibre Channel link, PCI bus, and command channel operations to reduce overhead and latency
    • Parity-protected data paths
Avid Unity Monitor Tool   Avid UnityRAID
  • Total system bandwidth usage
  • Active clients
  • Bandwidth usage per client
  • Error notification
 
  • Complete media redundancy
  • Increases performance by raising data availability and lowering system latency
  • Protect/unprotect at any time (even after files are written)
  • Per Workspace protection
  • Protect all files/Unprotect all files
  • Protect new files only/Unprotect new files only
Avid Unity MediaNetwork Switches    
  • MEDIASwitch 16-4G

    • Rackmount-ready (1U rack height) stackable 16-port 4-Gb Fibre Channel switch
    • (2) Hot swap redundant power supply/fan assemblies
    • Operating voltage: 90 - 265 VAC, 47-63 Hz
    • Power Source Loading: 1.9A maximum at 90-137 VAC, 0.95A maximum at 180-265 VAC
    • Heat output: 170 watts fully populated
    • Operating temperature: +5°C to +40°C
    • Relative humidity: 15% - 90% non-condensing
    • Dimensions:
      • Width: 17.0 in (432 mm) 19" rack-mountable
      • Height: 1.70 in (43.2 mm) 1U rack height
      • Depth: 20 in (508 mm)
      • Weight: 15 lbs (6.80 kg)

    MEDIASwitch 10-4G

    • Rackmount-ready (1U half-width form factor) 10-port 4-Gb Fibre Channel switch
    • Operating voltage: 90 - 265 VAC, 47-63 Hz
    • Power Source Loading: 20VA
    • Heat output: 25 watts fully populated
    • Operating temperature: +5°C to +40°C (41°F to +104°F)
    • Relative humidity: 15% - 90% non-condensing
    • Dimensions:
      • Width: 7.5 in (190.5 mm)
      • Height: 1.65 in (41.9 mm) 1U rack height
      • Depth: 6.125 in (155.6 mm)
      • Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz (1.1 kg)

    Gigabit Ethernet 24-port switch (SMC Networks)

    • Rackmount-ready (1U rack height) 10/100/1000BASE-T managed Layer 2 switch
    • 24 RJ-45 ports
    • Redundant power supply
    • Operating voltage: 100 - 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
    • Power Source Loading: 1.6A maximum at 100 VAC, 0.6A maximum at 230 VAC
    • Power consumption: 66 watts
    • Operating temperature: 0°C to +50°C (32°F to 122°F)
    • Relative operating humidity: 5% - 95% non-condensing
    • Dimensions:
      • Width: 17.4 in (44.0 cm) 19" rack-mountable
      • Height: 1.80 in (4.4 cm) 1U rack height
      • Depth: 16.4 in (41.5 cm)
      • Weight: 12.6 lbs (5.70 kg)

    Gigabit Ethernet 24-port switch (Cisco)

    • Rackmount-ready (1.5U rack height) with (24) 10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45 ports
    • Operating voltage: 100 to 127/200 to 240 VAC (auto-ranging), 50-60 Hz
    • Power Source Loading: 1.6A maximum at 100 VAC, 0.6A maximum at 230 VAC
    • Power consumption: 190 watts maximum
    • Operating temperature: 0°C to +45°C (32°F to 113°F)
    • Relative operating humidity: 10% - 85% non-condensing
    • Dimensions:
      • Width: 17.5 in (44.5 cm) 19" rack-mountable
      • Height: 2.59 in (6.59 cm) 1U rack height
      • Depth: 11.6 in (29.5 cm)
      • Weight: 12.5 lbs (5.68 kg)