Cobalt Digital 9960-TG2-REF1 3G/HD/SDSDI Dual Test Signal Generator openGear Card w/ Moving Box Active Signal Indication

ITEM #: CB-9960-TG2-REF1 MFG #: 9960-TG2-REF1

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    9960-TG2-REF1 - Overview

    Cobalt 9960-TG2-REF1 3G/HD/SDSDI Dual Test Signal Generator with Moving Box Active Signal Indication & Bi-Level Sync out

    The all-new Cobalt 9960-TG2-REF1 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dual Test Signal Generator with Moving Box Active Signal Indication and Bi-Level Sync Out offers an easy to use, economical solution to providing comprehensive test signal packages to ensure validity of downstream baseband SDI systems. The 9960-TG2-REF1 is an unprecedented first in the high-density openGear® based card form factor. Two independent generator blocks can be set to offer dual test packages which can be simultaneously outputted or selectively fed to a single downstream path via a 2x4 output crosspoint.

    The 9960-TG2-REF1 also provides AES and analog audio test tones (both using 24-bit data), and also provides waveform-based test data over its CVBS video output. A moving-box insertion can be enabled to serve as a dynamic raster confidence check. The 9960-TG2-REF1 can use either of two frame references to provide an output that's synchronous with house ref, or use its internal ref timing to generate its own ref. A CVBS output offers bi-level reference output, line 21 CEA 608 closed-captioning and VITC waveform test sequences. Audio LTC test sequences are available over embedded, AES, and analog audio as well as via an RS-485 serial port.

    Preset save/load allows saving custom card settings while allowing one-button revert to factory settings. Layered presets allow invoking changes related only to a specific area of concern while not changing any other settings or aspects. Full user DashBoard™ or Remote Control Panel remote control allows full status and control access locally or across a standard Ethernet network. GPIO allows direct input routing control and status monitoring.<
    b>Please Note: Card only! Rear Module is required and sold separately!

    • Features:

      • Comprehensive test signal generation for SDI/analog video and baseband discrete audio in an easily integrated openGear card
      • Easy to use, intuitive, flexible, and far more economical than typical bench equipment
      • Fully-independent dual generator blocks offer simultaneous output of user-configured test packages, or instant user selection between generators via output crosspoint
      • Moving-box/motion insertion enable serves as an easy to use dynamic raster confidence check
      • SDI import allows insertion of user static raster/patterns as an alternative addition to standard test pattern outputs
      • DID/SDID authoring allows custom payloads to be written to specific DID/SDID locations as test packets for downstream systems
      • Full suite of output interfaces – SDI, CVBS, AES and analog audio
      • Convenience RS-485 LTC output works with legacy systems and checks bi-phase LTC/SMPTE 12M correlation in mixed systems
      • Low-power/high-density design – less than 18 Watts per card
      • Remote control/monitoring via Dashboard software or OGCP-9000 remote control panels
    • Specifications:

      • Power
      • < 18 Watts
        SDI Inputs/Outputs
      • (1) SDI User Input (75Ω BNC)
      • Up to (4) 75Ω BNC outputs
      • SDI Formats Supported: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M
      • SDI Alignment Jitter: 3G/HD/SD: < 0.3/0.2/0.2 UI
      • Timing Jitter: 3G/HD/SD: < 2.0/1.0/0.2 UI
        CVBS Video Output
      • (1) 75Ω BNC output. CVBS output functional only when selected path is carrying SD-SDI.
        Discrete Audio OutputsL:
      • AES-3id 75Ω outputs (8 pair (16-Ch) max)
      • Balanced analog audio outputs (4-Ch max)
      • (I/O conforms to 0 dBFS = +24 dBu)
      • Analog Output Impedance: < 50 Ω
      • Analog Reference Level: -20 dBFS
      • Analog Nominal Level: +4 dBu
      • Analog Max Output Level: +24 dBu (0 dBFS)
      • Analog Freq. Response: ±0.2 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
      • Analog SNR: 115 dB (A weighted)
      • Analog Analog THD+N: -96 dB (20 Hz to 10 kHz)
      • Analog Crosstalk: -106 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
        Timecode Insertion/Burn-In:
      • Burn-in and embedded video output timecode selected via user controls from input video SMPTE embedded timecode and/or audio LTC. Burn-in enable/disable user controls. Configurable for burn-in string of seconds, seconds:frames, seconds:frames:field. User controls for text size and H/V position.
        Text Burn-In:
      • (2) independent strings supported. Independent insertions controls for enable/disable and enable upon LOS. User controls for text size and H/V position.
        User Audio Delay Offset from Video
      • Bulk delay control: -33 msec to +3000 msec.
      • Per-channel delay controls: -800 msec to +800 msec
      • (2) GPI configurable to select input routing. (2) GPO configurable to invoke upon input selected. RS-232/485 comm port. All connections via rear module RJ-45 GPIO/COMM jack.
        Frame Reference Input:
      • (2) reference from frame bus. SMPTE 170M/318M “Black Burst”, SMPTE 274M/296M.
      • Return Loss: >35 dB up to 5.75 MHz
    • Item Includes:

      • 1x 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dual Test Signal Generator with Moving Box Active Signal Indication and Bi-Level Sync Out
    • Warranty:

      • 5 Years

    9960-TG2-REF1 - Required Accessories

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