Vitec HDM850 Multi-format HD/SD Broadcast Decoder

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Product Highlights:

  • HD/SD H.264 and MPEG-2 decoder, 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 10-bit sampling
  • HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, YPbPr, RGB & RGBHV, S-Video and Composite video outputs
  • 16x SDI / 12x HDMI embedded and 8x AES digital audio outputs plus 2x unbalanced audio outputs
  • Upscaling/downscaling to any resolution with auto adaptive color conversion
  • OSD, Closed captioning, Genlock, LTC and RS-422 control
  • PCIe card(4 lanes), Multiboard support , Stradis and Livewire SDK

HDM850 is the latest High Definition decoding product from Stradis. It supports multiple formats, including MPEG-2 and H.264 video decoding over 3G-SDI (from SD to 1080p60 - SMPTE259,292,424), HDMI and analog video. As all Stradis card, HDM850 supports continuous, frame-accurate and seamless back-to-back playback playback.

The easily-integrated Stradis HDM850 features an alpha-blended full-frame on-screen display,a HD/SD-SDI input for insertion of live video content andprovides upscaling and downscaling to any resolution with auto adaptive color conversion making it your best ally to transition your SD content to the HD world (and vice versa). Dual outputs also allow decoded video to be simultaneously output in two distinct formats to create, for example, HD and SD versions of the same content. The HDM850 uses a hybrid hardware/software decoding engine that allows flexibility to support future codecs.

A SDK/API developer kit allows one or several Stradis HDM850 decoder cards to be integrated and controlled into a video system quickly and easily. SDK/API compatibility is ensured across the complete Stradis product range allowing a seamless upgrade to a different decoder. Upgrade to HD now!

HDM850 is also compatible with the Livewire framework of our VITEC encoder product line. Based on this technology, LW Player, a powerful decoding application, provides a plug and play experience.

VIHD850 - Specification

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Digital:HD / SD-SDI up to 3Gb/s /1080p60 (SMPTE 259, 292, 424,425-A), HDMI 1.3, Secondary SD-SDI (SMPTE 259) for simultaneous HD & SD playback
Analog:YPbPr, RGB up to 1080p30, Composite,S-video
Digital:HD / SD-SDI up to 3Gb/s for seamless live video stream into a MPEG playlist
Video Formats:1080p, 1080i, 720p, NTSC, PAL
Picture Size:HD / SD
Chroma Sampling Format:4:2:2 & 4:2:0
H.264 Profile:Hi10@L4.2 (10bits)
MPEG-2 Profile:HP@HL
Color Standards:BT.709 & BT.601
File Formats:MP4, MOV, MXF (OP1 a/OP-Atom) MPEG-2 PS / TS
Audio Codecs:MPEG, LPCM, AAC, SMPTE302M, AC3 and SMPTE337M pass-through
Maximum Video Bit Rate:Up to 100 Mbps (H.264) / 150 Mbps (MPEG-2)
Embedded Audio Channel:SDI (16), HDMI (8)
Digital:AES3 (8)
Analog:Unbalanced (2)
Seamless frame accurate playback:Yes
RS-422 contro:Sony 9-pin protocol, device mode
VITC / LTC Output:Yes
Closed captionning:CEA608/708,608 Waveform
CC Transports:SMPTE RDD11 and OP47
SMPTE436M for MXF files
ANSI/SCTE 128, ATSC A/72 [CC & AFD in AVC/HEVC user data]
ATSC A/53d, ANSI/SCTE 21 [CC & AFD in MPEG2Video user data]
ANSI/SCTE 20 (DVS 157) [CC in MPEG2Video user data]
ETSI EN 301 775 [Teletext data in separate TS stream]
Genlock / Reference Input:Yes
Video / Audio adjustments:Yes (Analog & Digital)
Upscaling / Downscaling:Any to Any resolution with auto adaptive color conversion
Streaming Interface:Yes (UDP TS / RTSP / RTP, Unicast / Multicast)
Monitoring / Preview:Yes
On Screen Display (OSD):Full screen - Alpha blended - Full frame rate (animation)
Operating Systems:Windows 7 / XP / Serveur 2003-2008 (32/64 bit)
Software:Powerful end user application provided
Development Kits:Livewire SDK & Stradis SDK
Recommended Configuration:Pentium Dual
Core 2.5 GHz, 4GB RAM
PCI compliance:PCIe rev1.1 (4 lanes)
Dimensions of the board:167.7 x 111.2 mm (6.60” x 4.38”)
Power consumption:10.3W
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