Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE
K2 Solo 2-Channel 3G SD/HD Portable Server

OUR PART #  K2-SOLO3G-ELITE

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The Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE K2 Solo 3G HD/SD Server is broadcast-capable and optimized for both production and broadcast workflows. The K2 Solo delivers all the same functionality as a two-channel K2 Summit 3G Production Client, but takes up 50% less space. Ideal for small production studios and mobile production trucks, this high-quality HD/SD media server comes with 25 hours of HD storage and is also compatible with all applications that run on the K2 Summit 3G Production Client.

Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE Features:

  • Small form factor: ½ rack width, 2 RU high
  • Two bidirectional channels with DV and MPEG-2 support
  • AVC-Intra 50/100 support is available
  • Up to 45 hours of SD DV25 storage and 25 hours of HD storage (XDCAM HD 50) on hard disk
  • Simultaneous high-resolution and low-resolution proxy encoding
  • Instant replay – record-to-play in less than ½ second
  • AppCenter Pro comes standard
  • ChannelFlex-compatible with AppCenter Elite:
    • Multicam mode
    • Super SloMo mode:
      • 3D
      • Video + key
  • HD/SD-SDI monitor output with timecode burn-in and custom text overlays
  • Multiviewer monitor mode with custom text overlays
  • Built-in mix effects within a single play channel
  • Fast boot times with embedded operating system on CompactFlash media
  • QuickTime-compatible file system for edit-in-place with Final Cut Pro 7, EDIUS, and other NLEs
  • Integrated control operation with Grass Valley production switchers and vision mixers

Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE Specifications:

  • HD Compression Formats:
    • DVCPRO HD
    • MPEG-2 @ HL 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 12-80 Mb/s
    • MPEG-2 @ HL 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 20-100 Mb/s
    • XDCAM HD (25, 35, 50 Mb/s)
    • XDCAM HD (25, 35, 50 Mb/s)
    • XDCAM EX
    • AVC-Intra 50/100
    • H.264 playout
  • SD Compression Formats:
    • DV, DVCAM, DVCPRO 25/50
    • MPEG-2 @ ML 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 2-15 Mb/s
    • MPEG-2 @ ML 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 4-50 Mb/s
    • D10/IMX 30/40/50
  • Video Channels: 
    • Two HD/SD-SDI record/play channels
    • SD-SDI: SMPTE ST 259, ITU-R601, 525/625 line component, 10-bit
    • HD-SDI: SMPTE ST 292, 10-bit
  • Proxy Encoding:
    • 2 or 4 streams (licensed through AppCenter Pro or AppCenter Elite)
    • Each stream includes 1 video and up to 8 audio tracks for recording. Any audio track can be selected when streaming
    • Video – MPEG-4 part 10
    • Audio – AAC
  • Monitor Modes: 
    • SDI Monitor out with timecode burn-in
    • VGA Multiviewer
    • Definable text overlay includes channel name, clip name, transport status, play speed, audio meters, and other status
  • Video Playback Output: 
    • All clips play seamlessly back-to-back
    • Off-speed play with line interpolation
    • Video/audio mix effects
    • Dissolves between two video tracks
    • Fade up/down to matte color
  • Conversion & Aspect Ratio: 
    • 525?1080i/720p, 625?1080i/720p
    • 720p?1080i cross conversion
    • 4:3-16:9 aspect ratio conversions
    • Embedded audio tracks
    • 16 embedded channels/video
  • Discrete AES/EBU Audio: 
    • 8 input and 8 output trackes (4 AES pairs) per video channel
    • DB25 pin connector per video channel (XLR breakout cable is optional)
  • Audio Specifications: 
    • PCM: 48 kHz 16- or 24-bit
    • Sample rate conversion to 48 kHz
    • AC-3 and Dolby E pass-through
  • Audio Special Features: 
    • Scrub audio support (±2X)
    • Audio click elimination
    • Audio tagging and audio mapping
  • Hard Disk Storage (+/- 10%): 
    • DV25/DV50/100 = 46/24/12 hours
    • MPEG-2@ 12/25/50/100 Mb/s = 110/50/25/12 hours
  • Power Requirements: 
    • 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
    • Typical power: 180 Watts
  • Physical Characteristics: 
    • Dimensions (HxWxD): 3.5" x 8.25" x 17.7" (89 x 210 x 446 mm)
    • Weight: 16.5 lbs. (7.5 kg)
  • Environmental Characteristics: 
    • Operating temperature: 10° to +40°C (50° to 104°F)
    • Non-operating temperature: -40° to +60°C (-40° to 140°F)
    • Operating relative humidity: 20% to 80% from -5° to +45°C (23° to 113°F)
    • Non-operating relative humidity: 10% to 80% from -30° to +60°C (-22° to 140°F)
  • GPI: 12 in, 12 out – DB25 pin connector
  • Reference Genlock: 
    • NTSC/PAL black composite analog
    • Two BNC, 75O passive loop through
    • Burst frequency lock: PAL +10 Hz at subcarrier; NTSC +20 Hz at subcarrier
    • Tri-Level sync conforms to SMPTE ST 296 for 1280x720p systems and SMPTE ST 274 for 1920x1080
  • Timecode (per video channel): 
    • LTC SMPTE ST 12 on mini XLR
    • One VITC reader/writer
    • Ancillary timecode
  • Protocols: 
    • BVW (RS-422) (w/o insert edit)
    • Odetics/VDCP (RS-422)
    • AMP (RS-422 and Ethernet)
    • K2.net native API
  • Ports: 
    • Four 100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports
    • 1 Express Card, 34 mm (front)
    • Four USB 2.0 front, two USB 2.0 rear
    • FireWire (IEEE 1394)
    • One RJ-45 serial port per channel
    • 15-pin SVGA
    • USB keyboard, mouse
  • Remote Monitoring: Grass Valley SNMP-based remote facility-monitoring software
  • Certifications: UL 60950, FCC Class A, EMC Class A, CE, C-Tick, CSA 60950, IEC 950, EN 60950

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Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE
K2 Solo 2-Channel 3G SD/HD Portable Server

OUR PART #  K2-SOLO3G-ELITE

Product Information:

The Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE K2 Solo 3G HD/SD Server is broadcast-capable and optimized for both production and broadcast workflows. The K2 Solo delivers all the same functionality as a two-channel K2 Summit 3G Production Client, but takes up 50% less space. Ideal for small production studios and mobile production trucks, this high-quality HD/SD media server comes with 25 hours of HD storage and is also compatible with all applications that run on the K2 Summit 3G Production Client.

Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE Features:

  • Small form factor: ½ rack width, 2 RU high
  • Two bidirectional channels with DV and MPEG-2 support
  • AVC-Intra 50/100 support is available
  • Up to 45 hours of SD DV25 storage and 25 hours of HD storage (XDCAM HD 50) on hard disk
  • Simultaneous high-resolution and low-resolution proxy encoding
  • Instant replay – record-to-play in less than ½ second
  • AppCenter Pro comes standard
  • ChannelFlex-compatible with AppCenter Elite:
    • Multicam mode
    • Super SloMo mode:
      • 3D
      • Video + key
  • HD/SD-SDI monitor output with timecode burn-in and custom text overlays
  • Multiviewer monitor mode with custom text overlays
  • Built-in mix effects within a single play channel
  • Fast boot times with embedded operating system on CompactFlash media
  • QuickTime-compatible file system for edit-in-place with Final Cut Pro 7, EDIUS, and other NLEs
  • Integrated control operation with Grass Valley production switchers and vision mixers

Grass Valley K2-SOLO3G-ELITE Specifications:

  • HD Compression Formats:
    • DVCPRO HD
    • MPEG-2 @ HL 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 12-80 Mb/s
    • MPEG-2 @ HL 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 20-100 Mb/s
    • XDCAM HD (25, 35, 50 Mb/s)
    • XDCAM HD (25, 35, 50 Mb/s)
    • XDCAM EX
    • AVC-Intra 50/100
    • H.264 playout
  • SD Compression Formats:
    • DV, DVCAM, DVCPRO 25/50
    • MPEG-2 @ ML 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 2-15 Mb/s
    • MPEG-2 @ ML 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 4-50 Mb/s
    • D10/IMX 30/40/50
  • Video Channels: 
    • Two HD/SD-SDI record/play channels
    • SD-SDI: SMPTE ST 259, ITU-R601, 525/625 line component, 10-bit
    • HD-SDI: SMPTE ST 292, 10-bit
  • Proxy Encoding:
    • 2 or 4 streams (licensed through AppCenter Pro or AppCenter Elite)
    • Each stream includes 1 video and up to 8 audio tracks for recording. Any audio track can be selected when streaming
    • Video – MPEG-4 part 10
    • Audio – AAC
  • Monitor Modes: 
    • SDI Monitor out with timecode burn-in
    • VGA Multiviewer
    • Definable text overlay includes channel name, clip name, transport status, play speed, audio meters, and other status
  • Video Playback Output: 
    • All clips play seamlessly back-to-back
    • Off-speed play with line interpolation
    • Video/audio mix effects
    • Dissolves between two video tracks
    • Fade up/down to matte color
  • Conversion & Aspect Ratio: 
    • 525?1080i/720p, 625?1080i/720p
    • 720p?1080i cross conversion
    • 4:3-16:9 aspect ratio conversions
    • Embedded audio tracks
    • 16 embedded channels/video
  • Discrete AES/EBU Audio: 
    • 8 input and 8 output trackes (4 AES pairs) per video channel
    • DB25 pin connector per video channel (XLR breakout cable is optional)
  • Audio Specifications: 
    • PCM: 48 kHz 16- or 24-bit
    • Sample rate conversion to 48 kHz
    • AC-3 and Dolby E pass-through
  • Audio Special Features: 
    • Scrub audio support (±2X)
    • Audio click elimination
    • Audio tagging and audio mapping
  • Hard Disk Storage (+/- 10%): 
    • DV25/DV50/100 = 46/24/12 hours
    • MPEG-2@ 12/25/50/100 Mb/s = 110/50/25/12 hours
  • Power Requirements: 
    • 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
    • Typical power: 180 Watts
  • Physical Characteristics: 
    • Dimensions (HxWxD): 3.5" x 8.25" x 17.7" (89 x 210 x 446 mm)
    • Weight: 16.5 lbs. (7.5 kg)
  • Environmental Characteristics: 
    • Operating temperature: 10° to +40°C (50° to 104°F)
    • Non-operating temperature: -40° to +60°C (-40° to 140°F)
    • Operating relative humidity: 20% to 80% from -5° to +45°C (23° to 113°F)
    • Non-operating relative humidity: 10% to 80% from -30° to +60°C (-22° to 140°F)
  • GPI: 12 in, 12 out – DB25 pin connector
  • Reference Genlock: 
    • NTSC/PAL black composite analog
    • Two BNC, 75O passive loop through
    • Burst frequency lock: PAL +10 Hz at subcarrier; NTSC +20 Hz at subcarrier
    • Tri-Level sync conforms to SMPTE ST 296 for 1280x720p systems and SMPTE ST 274 for 1920x1080
  • Timecode (per video channel): 
    • LTC SMPTE ST 12 on mini XLR
    • One VITC reader/writer
    • Ancillary timecode
  • Protocols: 
    • BVW (RS-422) (w/o insert edit)
    • Odetics/VDCP (RS-422)
    • AMP (RS-422 and Ethernet)
    • K2.net native API
  • Ports: 
    • Four 100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports
    • 1 Express Card, 34 mm (front)
    • Four USB 2.0 front, two USB 2.0 rear
    • FireWire (IEEE 1394)
    • One RJ-45 serial port per channel
    • 15-pin SVGA
    • USB keyboard, mouse
  • Remote Monitoring: Grass Valley SNMP-based remote facility-monitoring software
  • Certifications: UL 60950, FCC Class A, EMC Class A, CE, C-Tick, CSA 60950, IEC 950, EN 60950

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