Crystal Vision Adds Embedder/De-Embedder To New Frame System

​Crystal Vision has added flexible embedding and de-embedding to its new Vision frame system.

Working with 3Gb/s, HD and SD sources, TANDEM10-VF is a powerful four group audio embedder/de-embedder with the ability to embed and de-embed a mixture of up to eight external AES stereo pairs and four stereo pairs (or eight mono channels) of external analogue audio - making it equally suited to those who need to embed and de-embed at the same time or to those who want a single product for use as an embedder or de-embedder as required. Giving more video outputs than the company's previous embedders/de-embedders, the feature-rich TANDEM10-VF includes full audio routing, audio and video processing, flexible delay compensation, fibre input/output connectivity and comprehensive signal monitoring.

TANDEM10-VF be used as either an embedder, a de-embedder or a mixed embedder/de-embedder; however, it can also be used with AES, analogue audio or a mixture of both.

As well as featuring short minimum delays for both the audio and video to help prevent system lip-sync complications, TANDEM10-VF makes it easy to match all the signals - with an adjustable audio delay of up to 400ms and ten frames of video delay which can be used to match any big system delays, such as those created by Dolby E encoding and decoding or transcoding to AC3 and re-embedding. The audio and video can both be optimised, with audio gain adjustments, audio resampling, stereo to mono conversion and a video proc-amp. TANDEM10-VF can easily be given integrated fibre input/output connectivity by fitting the FIP-VF fibre input option, FOP-VF fibre output option or FIO-VF fibre input and output option.

Shipping now, TANDEM10-VF is a 96mm x 325mm card which can be housed in the Vision 3 frame alongside any other interface or IP cards from the Vision range.  An extensive list of features can be controlled and monitored using either the integrated control panel on the Vision 3 frame, the VisionPanel remote control panel, complimentary SNMP or the VisionWeb Control web browser software.

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