Specifications

Avid FastServe | Ingest and Avid FastServe | Live Edit servers

CPU 2 x Intel Xeon 8-Core 2.1 GHz
Operating system CentOS Linux
Memory 64 GB RAM
Data interfaces 1 x Serial
4 x USB 3.0 (2 front, 2 back)
2 x 10Gb Ethernet (SFP)
2 x 1Gb Ethernet (RJ45)
1 x VGA maintenance (back)
1 XLR LTC input
Internal storage Video server—16 x 2 TB SATA 3, RAID 60
System disk—2 x 240 GB SSD, RAID 1
Media capacity XDCAM50 422: Over 500 hours
DNxHD SQ 120/145: Over 200/160 hours
DNxHR SQ 3G: Over 100/80 hours
Supported video codecs HD: XDCAM HD 422, DNxHD 120/145 SQ, DNxHD 185/220 HQ-X
3G: DNxHD 240/290 SQ, DNxHD 370/440 HQ-X
UHD: DNxHR 1480/1760 HQ-X
Video inputs HD-SDI/3G-SDI with clean and OSD loops
Video outputs 1 x HD-SDI/3G-SDI
Video outputs (monitoring) 1 x HD-SDI/3G-SDI
OSD On/Off
Available I/O configurations—HD Fully Flexible
8 in / 0 out
7 in / 1 out
6 in / 2 out
5 in / 3 out
4 in / 4 out
3 in / 5 out
2 in / 6 out
1 in / 7 out
0 in / 8 out
Available I/O configurations—UHD Fully Flexible
4 in / 0 out
3 in / 1 out
2 in / 2 out
1 in / 3 out
Audio Embedded audio—PCM; up to 8 stereo audio channels per video input; 4 stereo for XDCAM
Video references Genlock, Analog Black Burst / Tri level sync / 75Ω with loop through
Timecode input Internal free run LTC–XLR
Embedded VITC / ATC (RP-188)
Timecode output VITC / ATC
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3U Rack
5.1 x 17.4 x 31.1 inches (130 x 443 x 790 mm)
Weight 83.7 lbs (38 kg) approximate
Power supply Redundant power supply, 100–240V, 47–63 Hz, 2 x 1,500w (max)
Environmental conditions Operating temperature: 41°–104°F (5°–40°C)
Storage temperature: -40°–158°F (-40°–70°C)
Humidity: 90% max

Avid FastServe | Live Edit controller

CPU Atom N270
Operating system Linux
Memory 1 GB RAM
System hard drive 8 GB SSD
LCD 5.7-inch (144.8 mm) 640x480 TFT color touchscreen
Controls 37 illuminated push buttons, 3 million operations minimum; user-configurable jog wheel; T-bar controller
Channel configurations
8-channel server
  • 7 in / 1 out
  • 6 in / 2 out (PVW-PGM / 2PGM / MultiPGM)
  • 4 in / 4 out
(Adding a second controller enables two more outputs to be configured)
Super slow motion configurations Supports 2x, 3x, 4x, and 6x normal speed cameras, combined with single phase camera recording channels
Data interfaces 1 x Serial
2 x USB
2 x 1Gb Ethernet
1 x VGA
Input devices Support for external USB keyboard and USB mouse
Dimensions (H x W x D) 7.1 x 11 x 11.2 inches (180 x 280 x 285 mm)
Weight 10.6 lbs (4.8 kg) approximate
Power consumption 100–240V, 47–63 Hz, 60w (max)
Environmental conditions  Operating temperature: 41°–104°F (5°–40°C)
Storage temperature: -40°–158°F (-40°–70°C)
Humidity: 90% max

Avid FastServe | Playout server

Motherboard Intel Haswell platform
Graphics card NVIDIA GTX 750
CPU Intel Xeon Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
Operating system CentOS Linux with kernel 2.6
Memory 32 GB RAM
Internal storage Video server—8 x 2 TB HDD, RAID 10
System drive—240 GB SSD
Data interfaces 2 x USB 2.0
4 x USB 3.0
1 x HDMI
2 x 1Gb Ethernet (RJ45)
Supported video standards HD: SMPTE 260, SMPTE 295, SMPTE 274, SMPTE 296
SD: SMPTE 259 ITU-R BT.601
Video in (mixer) 1
Video in (insertion) 2 x SDI inputs (ingest option)
2 x SDI inputs (graphics option)
Video output 4 x video player output; graphics fill and key/compositing output (option); internal linear mixer (option)
Video references Bi/Tri level sync
Audio 20-bit/48 kHz in SD; 24-bit/48 kHz in HD
Clip options IMX30/50
DV25/50
MPEG1
MPEG2
XVID/DIVX
DVCpro50
DVCpro100
DNxHD 120/145
XDCAM 50/35
AVC-I 50/100/200
AVC-L 12/25/50
XAVC (I-frame or GOP)
H264 (I-frame or GOP)
ProRes
Animation
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.5 x 17.4 x 24.3 inches (90 x 443 x 617 mm)
Weight 33.1 lbs (15 kg) approximate
Power supply Redundant power supply 100–240V, 47–63 Hz, 420w (max)
Environmental conditions Operating temperature: 41°–104°F (5°–40°C)
Storage temperature: -40°–158°F (-40°–70°C)
Humidity: 90% max