Wohler Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer

Wohler Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer

Wohler Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer

Wohler Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer

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With loudness becoming regulated worldwide, the Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer from Wohler is an effective solution for monitoring and identifying inconsistent loudness levels from channel to channel, and from programming to commercials. The standards addressed are ATSC A/85 (ITU-1770 & 1771), EBU R128, and ARIB TR-B32. The Wohler Loudness application, when used in conjunction with the Wohler Pandora (made for iPod accessory), allows the ability to monitor and analyze audio loudness levels from stereo up to 8 channels, extracted from either an SDI input or four AES embedded pairs.

Pandora allows you to set your own reference parameters including over/under limits, as well as gating, integration time, and metering modes. Configuration is quick and easy using the unique implementation of a touch screen interface that runs on an Apple iPod touch. And with updates available from the iTunes App Store, you will always have access to the most current software required to maintain compliance with evolving industry standards and practice.

Note: Pandora requires either an iPad or an iPod touch version 4, neither of which is included with the unit.

Simple and easy-to-use LCD touch-screen interface
Provides standard and customizable reference levels for loudness measurement
Manages and controls audio signals to meet loudness standards
Suitable anywhere in the broadcast chain - mobile units, production, post production
Intuitive software with easy installation and upgrades from iTunes App Store
Measures up to 8 channels instantly with adjustable over/under alarms
Accepts 3G/HD/SD-SDI and AES inputs
Logging with ability to email log files in .csv format
Integration, histogram, and loudness range setting menu
Adjustable integration periods with histogram display of loudness over time
Displays weighted loudness measurements across channels
Touch-screen interface displays all metering and alarms
Standard and customizable reference level settings
In the Box
Wohler Pandora 8-Channel Loudness Analyzer
  • Table-Top Bracket
  • AC External Power Supply
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Parts & Labor
  • Note: The warranty is automatically extended to a 24-month warranty by registering the serial number of your product online at Wohler's website within 6 months of shipment.

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    Wohler Pandora specs

    Compliance Loudness Units: ITU BS 1770/1771 and EBU R128 / LKFS and LUFS
    Inputs 1 3G/HD/SD-SDI (BNC) and 4 AES/EBU unbalanced (BNC)
    Level Meters 2, 4, 6, or 8
    Reference Adjustable from -30 LKFS/LUFS to -18 LKFS/LUFS
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
    Sampling Rate AES/EBU: 32 to 48 kHz, auto-detecting
    Screen Type LCD
    Screen Size 3.5" (89.0)
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Resolution 960 x 640 (326 pixels per inch)
    Space requirements 3.5 x 6.0" (89.0 x 152.4 mm) table-top foot print
    2 RU in a standard 19" rack
    Required Accessories Apple iPad or iPod touch version 4 (sold separately)
    Power Connections COAX-type DC connection to external power supply
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz (9 V, 10 W)
    CE, FCC and UL approved
    Power Consumption 15 W typical
    Dimensions (H x W x D) Without Bracket: 3.5 x 6.0 x 1.7" (88.9 x 152.4 x 43.1 mm)
    Weight 1.5 lb (0.7 kg)
    Power Supply: 0.35 lb (0.16 kg)

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