Drastic“s media management provides the backbone for interchangeable, networkable devices. This open architecture allows the sharing of media, seamless random access control and monitoring throughout the network. Benefit from unrestricted shared simultaneous access to media with a Storage Area Network and MediaReactor file translation technologies.
Re-purpose, not replace!
It is not necessary to replace everything in the operation in order to work together. It is sufficient to simply connect all the tools you“ve become accustomed to using with the ClipServer and its unique file support technology. Industry standard protocols and non-proprietary media handling technologies keep everything connected and compatible.
The ClipServer advantage
- Get to air with Quick Clip Playlist or popular third party automation solutions
- On the fly support for a variety of media using a ClipServer and Quick Clip
- Connect to existing Broadcast and Production equipment including Automation
Controllers, Non Linear Editors and Graphics Stations for output
- Logging, batch digitizing, edit, playlist management, non-linear clip, still playback
and video/audio/graphics conversion
- Maximum choice of formats, video channels and
Transfer Station/Network Digitizer
As part of a networked video plant, the ClipServer is a fast, affordable high quality transfer station. Options include SDTI support for faster than realtime transfer speeds. An additional I/O channel is also available.
Play to air
Mass centralized storage, multi-format bi-directional video channels and media compatibility: ClipServer offers broadcasters the format flexibility of MPEG-2 4:2:0 for spot insertion, MPEG-2 4:2:2 for digital upconversion, and DVCPRO for news acquisition.
For mission critical operations, the ClipServer is configurable with a variety of fault tolerant solutions including software or hardware based RAID formats. No proprietary network, storage or communication is required for redundancy protection.
ClipServer is compatible with all Win NT storage systems (SCSI/SCSI Raid/Fibre/Fibre SAN) and all Win NT
back up systems (Tape/Optical/etc.).
Preliminary Specification ClipServer:
Video Standard: NTSC or PAL
Standard Video channel: 1 Record or 2 Play
1 analog preview out
Option: 2nd Video channel: 2 Record or
1 Record + 2 Play or
1 analog preview out
DV25: 4:1:1 8-bit
DV50: 4:2:2 8-bit
Network: 100BaseT, SCSI
Genlock: Independent genlock on each CODEC channel
1 or 2 * SDI I/O: SMPTE 259M (* optional included with second video channel option)
1 or 2 * SDI I/O 480p: SMPTE 294M (* optional included with second video channel option)
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 or 16:9
1 or 2 SDTI I/O: SMPTE 305M
Genlock to video: SMPTE-272M and AES11-1991 compliant
Digital Audio I/O: 1 stereo per video channel
The stereo pair may be AES/EBU or embedded D1
Sampling: 16 bit, 48 kHz with 64x oversampling
SONY, Odetics or Louth protocol. VTR-Slave and VTR-Master modes.
3HU rack mount, 220V AC