Imagine Communications Platinum Predator II-GX 8-Channel Multiviewer (1 RU)

Imagine Communications Platinum Predator II-GX 8-Channel Multiviewer (1 RU)

Imagine Communications Platinum Predator II-GX 8-Channel Multiviewer (1 RU)

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Imagine Communications Platinum Predator II-GX 8-Channel Multiviewer (1 RU)

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  • 1Description

The 1RU 8-Channel Platinum Predator II-GX Multiviewer from Imagine Communications is an expandable, dual-head, auto-sensing HD multiviewer. It is designed for HD control and monitoring. This unit features auto-sensing support for multiple input standards and has ancillary data decoding capabilities. It has 8 video inputs and low processing delay. The unit's integrated UMD decoding and display, as well as several tally style options, make identifying and highlighting sources easily customizable. It also features embedded audio monitoring, video loss, video freeze, black picture, caption loss, audio loss, silence or over-level, and auto-sensing support for composite/HD/SD inputs. The Platinum Predator II-GX supports a range of input standards and includes on video display of D-VITC information.

The Platinum Predator II-GX architecture allows you to expand the input capacity by adding processing cards (sold separately) to match future increase in monitoring needs. The Platinum Predator II-GX multiviewer is capable of driving two independent displays. Its compact design and easy setup make it ideal for SNG and flycase applications. By using a single Platinum router (sold separately), up to 512 sources can be fed to up to 64 Platinum Predator II-GX systems. Source and destination names can be extracted from the router for display with the video, while Z-Configurator software allows the user to dynamically switch router sources, offering the ability to pull any router source to any PIP.

1RU Rackmountable
Two DVI-I outputs driving two independent displays at resolutions of up to 1920 x 1080 (up to 1920 x 1200 in single-head mode)
Less than one frame processing delay from source to output; ideal for production applications
Standard, easy-to-use Z-Configurator software included
Integrated audio monitoring capabilities - onscreen ballistic meters and alarming features; embedded audio monitoring for up to 16 sources per video source (standard); and discrete analog and AES monitoring options
Decodes aspect ratio data (AFD or WSS) to display sources correctly onscreen; a range of screen aspect ratio and safe area markers help support monitoring a multi-aspect ratio production
Extensive alarm monitoring capabilities - ability to monitor numerous video and audio faults such as loss, freeze, black, metadata loss, audio silence, or over level; range of response options include onscreen notification, SNMP messaging, and GPO trigger
Supports for dynamic UMD and tally indicator via a number of industry-standard protocols
Direct communication with the Platinum router (sold separately) to display source and/or destination names for each input from Platinum
Decode and display of Closed Caption data (608/708) on any video source
Multiple-clock display in different formats, with options to sync to LTC, NTP, or PC time sources
Up and down timer support with various trigger options
D-VITC decoding for display of embedded time code on video
Downloading and display custom bitmaps; allows information display or branding capability
In the Box
Imagine Communications Platinum Predator II-GX 8-Channel Multiviewer (1 RU)
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 27-Month Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Video Inputs
    Input Type HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M, 1.485 Gb/s)
    SDI (SMPTE 259M 270 Mb/s)
    Composite (PAL/NTSC)
    Connectors 8 x BNC
    Input Resolutions Supports 1080i 50/59.94/60, 720p 50/59.94/60, SDI 525, SDI 625, PAL, NTSC
    Display Outputs
    Output Type 10-bit DVI or RGBHV (via adapter) output
    Connectors 2 x DVI-I, duplicate (in single-output mode) or dual output
    Output Resolutions Single-Output Display Mode: User-programmable up to 1920 x 1200
    Dual Head Display Mode: User-programmable up to 1920 x 1080
    Control/Setup
    System Front-panel LCD menu, onscreen display
    Software Z-Configurator layout configuration software
    Serial Interfaces 1 x RS-232 port
    1 x RS-232/422 port (user-selectable)
    Ethernet 1 x RJ45
    GPI 2 inputs per video input
    Physical
    Housing 19" rackmount, 1RU high
    Power Auto-detected of 100 or 240 V and within 47/63 Hz; uses a 2.2 A fuse; single mains power adapter (supplied)
    Environmental Operating Temperature: 32 to 95° F (0 to 35° C)
    Storage: 32 to 122° F (0 to 50° C)
    Humidity: 70% max
    Compliance CE product emission standard EN 55 022:1994, CE generic immunity standard 50082-1:1992 (as per the EMC directive 89/336/EEC), FCC Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules; RoHs compliant
    Ancillary Data Analysis Closed Caption decode and display (EIA 608, 708)
    D-VITC decode and display (RP188)
    Source ID (SMPTE 291M)
    WSS
    AFD
    Protocol Support UMD:
    TSL
    Thomson ASCII
    Image Video
    Ross
    Dynamic Graphics Overlay Support Ability to download bitmaps for logos on screen
    Stylized video window skins
    In-picture embedded audio bar graphs
    2 analog clocks
    6 up/down timers
    4 tally lamps - red, green, yellow, blue
    Dynamic UMD/tally
    6 digital clocks
    Alarm Event Detection Loss of video sync
    Frozen picture
    Audio over-level
    Loss of V-chip rating
    Black picture
    Loss of audio/audio under-level
    Loss of closed captioning
    Loss of source ID
    Status Indicators Closed caption detection
    Source ID
    V-chip status
    Input standard
    Dimensions 18.8 x 15.1 x 1.7" (480 x 386 x 44 mm)
    Weight 10.3 lb (4.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.0 lb

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