Imagine Communications Videotek CMVS-DVI Compact Monitor and Signal Generator Package

Imagine Communications Videotek CMVS-DVI Compact Monitor and Signal Generator Package

Imagine Communications Videotek CMVS-DVI Compact Monitor and Signal Generator Package

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Imagine Communications Videotek CMVS-DVI Compact Monitor and Signal Generator Package

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  • 1Description

The Videotek CMVS-DVI Compact Monitor and Signal Generator Package from Imagine Communications consists of the CMN-41-3GB and the VSG-401 mounted in the DRT-4 dual rackmount chassis. The CMN compact monitor and VSG-401 will support dual-link, 3G/HD/SD-SDI signal formats, and provide test signals and Black burst or Tri level sync to test the system signal path integrity. The CMN-41-3GB provides a DVI-D output to connect to any standard DVI-D monitor for display of waveform, vector, timing, audio, and other displays.

The VSG-401 provides four copies of the SDI test signal output with selectable format, frame rate and signal type, and up to 16 channels of embedded audio, with group enabled settings and global settings for amplitude and frequency. There are two AES outputs, with one output selectable as word clock or digital audio reference signal (DARS). Also included are two copies of the sync output selectable as blackburst or tri-level sync along with a looping reference input that accepts blackburst or tri-level sync. The test signal outputs on the VSG-401 allow source ID selection up to 19 characters. You can add continuous motion of a bouncing block to any test pattern except check field.

  • Videotek CMN-41-3GB Multiformat Onscreen Monitor

    The Videotek CMN-41-3GB Multiformat Onscreen Monitor from Imagine Communications tests signal quality across all DTV formats up to 3 Gbps. It features two 3 Gbps SDI inputs and one SDI output, and provides selectable waveform, vector, gamut, timing, and picture full-screen display. This compact monitor allows you to meter all 16 channels of embedded audio or one AES input. You can also view the waveform of the composite or tri-level external reference to verify signal integrity and customize the MLT display with independent size and position of waveform, vector and picture. A standard 11-17 VDC power input provides flexible powering for both fixed installations and field operation. Low power consumption allows the use of convection cooling for energy-saving, silent operation. The CMN-41-3GB can be mounted in either a dual rackmount tray or a standalone desktop case (sold separately). The unit has a compact half-rack footprint of approximately 7" deep.

    Dual looping 3G/HD/SD inputs standard
    Metering of all 16 channels of embedded audio
    One AES audio input
    Quad display of audio, picture, waveform and vector
    Thumbnail picture with adjustable size and position
    608, 708 closed-caption detect, alarm, display
    Teletext detect, alarm, display
    OP-47 HD subtitle display
    Waveform display of external reference or LTC input
    Overlay display with independent size and position of waveform, vector and picture
    DVI-D external display output
    99 presets
    Standard four-pin XLR DC power input (AC adapter supplied)
    Convection cooled, silent operation (no fan)
    Front-panel headphone jack
    Front-panel USB port for save/recall of presets, screen captures and SDI captures
  • VSG-401 Compact Video and Audio Signal Generator (1 RU, Half Rack)

    The 1RU Half-Rack VSG-401 Compact Video and Audio Signal Generator from Image Communications is a single channel SDI test generator with single-link and dual-link operation modes. You can select either four outputs for a single-link SDI 3 Gb/s, a single-link SDI 1.5 Gb/s, a single-link SDI 270 Mb/s, or two outputs of dual-link SDI (2 x 1.5 Gb/s). The unit can be externally referenced to color black (black burst) or to tri-level sync with user settings. This video and audio generator is used to test video format, frame rate, and signal type. It provides testing for up to 16 channels of embedded audio, with group enabled settings and global settings for amplitude and frequency.

    There are two AES outputs, with one output selectable as word clock or digital audio reference signal (DARS). You can add continuous motion of a bouncing block to any test pattern except check field, and the output of the test generator has a source ID function with user selection of nineteen characters.

    The VSG-401 is simple to operate, with an Ethernet port facilitating software updates and a built-in Web UI for web browser control. A 110/220 universal AC adapter provides the required DC voltage power input.

    External reference input (looping): Color black (black burst) or tri-level sync
    Single-channel test generator with four outputs (two outputs for dual-link): Single-link SDI supports 3 Gb/s or 1.5 Gb/s, and 270 Mb/s Dual-link SDI supports 2 x 1.5 Gb/s
    19 character source ID can be added to test signal output
    Single channel of selectable color black (black burst) or tri-level sync reference output (2 outputs)
    Two AES/EBU outputs (one selectable as word clock or DARS)
    Up to 16 channels of embedded audio test signals
    Selectable audio level and frequency
    Front panel control with external reference input status LED
    Ethernet port for updates and built-in Web UI
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 27-Month Warranty
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 27-Month Warranty

Also Includes

  • DRT-4 1RU Rackmount Chassis
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Videotek CMN-41-3GB Multiformat Onscreen Monitor
    Inputs
    Input Type 2 active looping inputs
    Connector Type BNC, female
    Input Impedance 75 ohms nominal
    Signal Amplitude 800 mV nominal
    DC Offset Signal Source: ±0.5 VDC
    SD/HD/3G-SDI
    Input Return Loss SD-SDI: ≤ -25 dB (5 to 270 MHz)
    HD-SDI: ≤ -15 dB (5 to 1.485 GHz)
    3G-SDI: ≤ -10 dB (1.485 to 2.97 GHz)
    Cable Equalization SD-SDI: ≥ 300 M, Belden 8281
    HD-SDI: ≥ 100 M, Belden 8281
    3G-SDI: ≥ 80 M, Belden 1694A
    External Reference
    Input Type Passive looping
    Connector Type BNC, female
    Input Impedance 75 ohms nominal
    Black Burst Input Amplitude:
    NTSC: Sync and burst 286 mV nominal
    PAL: Sync and burst 300 mV nominal
    Input Amplitude Tolerance: ±6 dB
    Sync Amplitude Tri-Level: 600 mV p-p
    Tolerance: ±3 dB
    Return Loss ≤-40 dB 100 kHz to 5 MHz
    Digital Audio Inputs
    Audio Formats AES/EBU, embedded
    Connector BNC female, AES input
    Input Impedance AES: 75 ohms nominal
    Return Loss AES: >25 dB (0.1 to 6 MHz)
    Input Level AES: 0.2 to 2 V
    Input Sample Rate AES, 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
    (internal sample rate converted to 48 kHz)
    Outputs
    SDI Video Output
    Connector Type BNC female
    Output Impedance 75 ohms
    Output Return Loss ≤ -15 dB (5 MHz to 1.485 GHz)
    ≤ -10 dB (1.485 to 2.97 GHz)
    DC Offset 0 V ±0.5 V
    Analog Outputs
    Connector 3.5 mm phone jack, headphone
    Load Impedance 16 ohms nominal
    Maximum Output Level 44 mW RMS
    Total Harmonic Distortion/Noise ≤ -65 dB
    Output Level Adjustment From maximum output level to 0 mV with front-panel control
    Source Any audio input pair may be selected to appear on the headphone output
    DVI-I Output
    Connector DVI-I
    Output Resolution 1024 x 768 (XGA)
    Supported Sync Rates H-Sync Rate: 48.363 Hz ±1%
    V-Sync Rate: 60.004 Hz ±1%
    Communication Interface
    Ethernet RJ45 Ethernet port, 10/100BaseT
    USB USB 2.0 host port
    LTC Channels 15-pin Sub-D female, LTC/GPIO
    LTC Nominal Input Amplitude: 2 V p-p
    General 4 Inputs:
    Input Impedance: 10 kOhms returned to +3.3 VDC
    Output: Relay closure
    Waveform Display
    General A full-screen display for viewing an input as picture, waveform, vector, audio, alarm status, or timing
    Waveform Composite; YCBCR or RGB, parade/overlay of like formats
    Sweep Timing Accuracy 1 or 2H with x1, x5, and x10 horizontal magnification
    1 or 2 V with x1, x5, and x25 horizontal magnification
    Vector Display CB vs. CR for HD or SD
    Accuracy Waveform: ≤±0.5%
    Vector: ≤1°
    Color Gamut Encoded or RGB gamut displays with upper and lower limit selection
    Audio 2, 4, 6, 8, or 16-channels displayed simultaneously
    Amplitude Accuracy Waveform: ±5%
    Frequency Response Waveform: 25 Hz to 4.5 MHz within ±5% of amplitude at 50 kHz
    Closed Captions
    Caption Input Format CC608: EIA/CEA-608-E
    CC708/DTVCC: EIA/CEA-708-D
    Teletext: EN 300 706 Presentation Level 1 teletext and subtitles
    HD Teletext: OP-47 delivery of EN 300 706 teletext and subtitles
    Power Requirements
    Power Connector 15 VDC nominal
    11 VDC minimum
    17 VDC maximum
    Power Consumption 15 W nominal
    Over-Current Protection ±50 VDC nominal
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122° F (0 to 50° C)
    Storage Temperature -22 to 149° F (-30 to 65° C)
    Humidity (Non-condensing) Operating: 20 to 80%
    Non-Operating: 5 to 90%
    Transport Protocols 24" (9.5 cm) impact drop survivable in original factory packaging
    Altitude 6562' (2000 m)
    Pollution Degree 2
    Mechanical
    Dimensions 1.75 x 8.5 x 6.98" (4.45 x 21.59 x 17.73 cm)
    Weight 1.9 lb (0.862 kg)
  • VSG-401 Compact Video and Audio Signal Generator (1 RU, Half Rack)
    Genlock Input Input Connector: 1 x BNC
    Input Impedance: Hi-Z
    Black Burst Input Amplitude (nominal with ± 6 dB tolerance): NTSC: 286 mV, PAL: 300 mV
    Return Loss: ≥40 dB to 10 MHz
    Lock Range: ± 6 ppm (NTSC Fsc ± 21 Hz, PAL Fsc ± 26 Hz)
    Black Burst Subcarrier Jitter: <1 ns (p-p) over one horizontal line
    Tri-Level Sync Amplitude: 600 mV p-p nominal
    Tri-Level Sync Amplitude Tolerance: ± 3 dB
    Outputs Black Burst / Tri-level Sync (TLS):
    Output Connectors: 2 x BNC female
    Load Impedance: 75 ohms nominal
    Return Loss: ≤ -40 dB (100 kHz to 10 MHz)
    Black Burst Signal Level (nominal): NTSC: 286 mV, PAL: 300 mV
    Black Burst Subcarrier Jitter: <1 ns (p-p) over one horizontal line
    Tri-Level Signal Level: 600 mV p-p
    DC Offset: 0 V ± 0.5 V
    SC/H Phase: 0° ± 10º
    Reference to Output Timing: ± 100 ns
    SDI Output Output Connectors: 4 x BNC female
    Output Impedance: 75 ohms nominal
    Output Return Loss:
    1.485 to 3 GHz ≤ -10 dB
    5 MHz to 1.485 GHz ≤ -15 dB
    Output Signal Level: 800 mV ± 10%
    Output DC Offset: 0 V ± 0.5 V
    Output Rise and Fall Time:
    @ 2.97 GHz: <135 PS (20 to 80% amplitude), not differing by more than 50 PS
    @ 1.484 GHz: <270 PS (20 to 80% amplitude), not differing by more than 100 PS
    @ 270 MHz: 400 to 700 PS (20 to 80% amplitude), not differing by more than 500 PS
    Jitter:
    @ 2.97 GHz: <0.3UI
    @ 1.484 GHz: <0.2 UI
    @ 270 MHz: <0.2 UI
    Video Output Formats: 3G/HD/SD/DL, selectable
    Supported Formats: 1080i/60, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 1080p/30, 1080p/29.97, 1080p/25, 1080p/24, 1080p/23.98, 720p/60, 720p/59.94, 720p/50, 720p/30, 720p/29.97, 720p/25, 720p/24, and 720p/23.98
    Segmented Frame: 1080p/30sF, 1080p/29.97sF, 1080p/25sF, 1080p/24sF, 1080p/23.98sF
    Dual Link (per SMPTE 372M): 4:2:2 (YCBCR) 10-bit, 1080p/60, 1080p/59.94, 1080p/50
    3G-SDI: 1080p: 60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz (4:2:2 Y'Cb'Cr/10-bit)
    SD-SDI: 525i at 59.94 Hz, 625i at 50 Hz
    Test Signals Color Bars: 100% color bars, 75% color bars, RP-219 with +I, RP-219 with -I, RP-219 100% white, RP-219 75% white, SMPTE bars
    Patterns: Check field, 4:3 in 16:9, circle, co-sited pulse, cross hatch, flat field 0%, 50%, 100%, red field, visible field, line sweep, multiburst, multiburst Y only, pulse bar, limit ramp, shallow ramp, ramp Y only, 5 step Y only, zone plate, V2A timing
    Audio Audio Formats: AES or DARS, unbalanced
    Sample Rate: 48 kHz
    Output Impedance: 75 ohms
    Output Connectors: 2 x BNC
    AES Output Return Loss: ≤ -25 dB @ -0.1 to 6 MHz
    Output Signal Level: 1 V p-p (75 ohms terminated)
    AES Jitter: 0.25 UI
    Word Clock Output Connector: 1 x BNC female (shared with AES/DARS)
    Output Impedance: 75 ohms nominal
    Output Level: 5 V TTL (with 75 ohms load)
    Embedded Audio Output Sample Rate: AES, 48 kHz
    Output Level: 0, -9, -12, -20 dBFS and silence, user-selectable
    Output Frequency: Fixed selections of 400 Hz, 1 kHz, and 10 kHz
    Interface Connector 1 x RJ45, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port
    Network Interface IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet), 10/100 Base-T for web browser control
    Typical Applications SMPTE RP 184-2004, SMPTE RP 165-1994, SMPTE RP 219, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 272M, SMPTE 274M-2005, SMPTE 291M, SMPTE 292M-2006, SMPTE 295M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 299M, SMPTE 318M, SMPTE 352M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M AB, SMPTE RP 184-2004, SMPTE RP 165-1994, SMPTE RP 219, SMPTE 318M, AES3-2003, AES11-2003
    Power Requirements 15 VDC nominal (11 to 18 VDC)
    Power Connector 4-pin XLR, power input
    Temperature Operating: 32° to 122° F (0° to 50° C)
    Storage:- 22° to 149° F (- 30° to 65° C)
    Humidity Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
    Non-operating: 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
    Dimensions 1.75 x 8.5 x 6.60" (4.45 x 21.59 x 16.76 cm)
    Weight 1.66 lb (0.753 kg)

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