ESE HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter

ESE HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter

ESE HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter

B&H # ESHD488 MFR # HD-488
ESE HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter

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  • 1Description

The HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter from ESE is configured for HD-SDI (High Definition Serial Digital Interface) video. Linear Timecode (LTC) and RP-188 Timecode are both read and generated by the HD-488. The unit also accepts a multitude of HD formats. The Inserter mode provides the ability to superimpose time and/or user bits onto video with alphanumeric characters. As many as thirty characters of text can be superimposed onto the video. Flexibility is also provided to the user, allowing for selection of the information to be displayed (time, time, and user bits or text) on up to three different windows which are independent of each other and can be blanked.

Accepts multiple HD formats
Generates, reads, and inserts LTC/RP188 timecodes
Dual LTC output
USB setup interface
User-friendly control
Time zone offset
LCD setup/status display
Universal power supply (90 to 264 VAC)
Transcode RP-188 to LTC
Transcode LTC to RP-188
Timecode/time of day/user text window burn
Master timecode generator
GPS master clock (with GPS option)
NTP sourced master clock (with NTP-C option)
GPS sourced NTP server (with NTP & GPS options)
IRIG-sourced NTP server (with NTP & IRIG options)
IRIG-B generator (with IRIG option)
Transcode IRIG A/B/G to IRIG-B or SMPTE codes (with IRIG option)
Transcode SMPTE codes to IRIG-B (with IRIG option)
Drive standard ESE remote displays with time of day
In the Box
ESE HD-488 HD-SDI Timecode Reader/Generator/Inserter
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    HD SDI Capture/Output 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i/50, 1080p30sF, 1080p29.97sF, 1080p25sF, 1080p24sF, 1080p23.98sF, 720p59.94
    SD SDI Video Inputs SMPTE 259M (270 Mb/s)
    Analog Input 1 Vpp, terminated
    Color Input: Vertical interval negative TTL/CMOS pulse
    Time Input: SMPTE (100 mVpp to 10 Vpp; 10 kOhms input impedance)
    Options ESE, GPS, IRIG, NTP, NTP-C, OCXO, RS, UL
    Status Display 16 x 2 Character LCD
    Power 90 to 264 VAC, 47 to 63 Hz, 15 W (maximum)
    Dimensions (H x W x D) Rackmount Enclosure: 1.8 x 19.0 x 10.0" (4.4 x 48.3 x 25.4 cm)
    Packaging Infobyefwrwcaxvfusrqawvu
    Package Weight 5.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.0 x 9.0 x 1.7"
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