New options add 25GbE uncompressed 4K capabilities to Leader’s flagship test instruments.
Leader will unveil new UHD IP options for LV5600 and LV7600 broadcast test instruments at IBC2019.
Leader Electronics recently announced two new 25 GbE options for the LV5600 portable broadcast-quality waveform monitor and its LV7600 rasterising equivalent. Both will debut at IBC2019 in Amsterdam.
Leader Option LV5600-SER06/LV7600-SER06 is a 25 GbE single-mode video-over-IP / multi-mode fiber IP interface which provides full conformance with the SMPTE 2110 standard for transmitting 4K content in a non-compressed format via Ethernet at up to 25 gigabits per second.
SMPTE ST 2022-6, SMPTE ST 2110-20/-30/-40 IP standards are fully supported as well as SMPTE ST 2022-7 redundancy and SMPTE ST 2059 PTP synchronization. IP single stream mode (similar to 12G-SDI), allows a UHDTV uncompressed stream to be received. IP quad stream mode allows a UHD TV signal to be received as four uncompressed streams (similar to 4x 3G-SDI).
Measurement features include IP status display, IP packet jitter display, PTP status display, SFP module display, IP event log display, path delay display and timing display. Video signal formats handled include 10-bit YCbCr 4:2:2 in all common HD standards as well as 3840 x 2160 pixel UHD at 47.95 through to 60 frames per second.
Option LV5600-SER32/LV7600-SER32 is an IP test pattern generator. This can generate HD and 3840 × 2160 UHD test signals for delivery via SMPTE ST 2110-20 / 30/31/40 IP. IP channel stress testing can be performed by adding jitter and errors to IP packets. A network synchronization mode allows PTP-synchronized video and audio test signals to be generated.
Leader's LV5600 is a mains-powered SDI/IP waveform monitor in a half-rack width 3U desktop chassis with a touch-screen front panel display. It provides all the facilities needed to monitor UHD/HD/SD SDI as well as video over IP signals seamlessly in a hybrid operating environment. Engineering-related features include test pattern generation, eye pattern display, closed-caption monitoring, CIE color chart, high dynamic range measurement, focus assist, customizable screen layout, tally interface, 4K/UHD operation, 10G IP input and 12G-SDI interfaces. SMPTE 2022-6, SMPTE 2022-7 and SMPTE 2110 protocols are all supported. The LV5600 also incorporates Leader's intuitive Cinezone and Cinelite which are familiar to many on the content production staff.
The LV7600 rasterising waveform monitor offers the same capabilities as the LV5600 but in a low-profile 19-inch 1U form-factor for easy rack or desk mounting.
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