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EDIUS for Adobe Premiere Pro Editors Application Note

Grass Valley® EDIUS® is an extremely powerful and realtime multiformat NLE capable of handling resolutions up to 4K and 3D material. Many Adobe Premiere Pro editors can benefit by using the additional enhancements found in EDIUS, especially since the editing experience between the two NLEs is almost exactly the same.

Differences exist primarily in colors, button designs, or names of tools. This application note provides everything needed to translate existing Premiere Pro editing skills into EDIUS editing skills.

Posted Aug 22 2014 (GVB-1-0020A-EN-AN) File Size: 1.7 MB

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GV STRATUS Digital Publishing Workflows Application Note

Using GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools media organizations can capture new opportunities in multiplatform environments. With GV STRATUS, users can add metadata, segment their assets, and get them automatically prepared and published to an external FTP location for multiple use cases with just one set of tools and one set of production professionals.

Posted Aug 19 2014 (GVB-1-0043A-EN-AN) File Size: 1.5 MB

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EDIT Lock: Protecting GV STRATUS Assets Being Used in EDIUS Application Note

EDIT Lock protects assets being used in EDIUS from being accidentally erased from within GV STRATUS.

Posted Aug 19 2014 (GVB-1-0040A-EN-AN) File Size: 633.9 KB

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EDIUS Integration with K2 Systems Application Note

With EDIUS Elite, EDIUS users can directly edit files stored on a Grass Valley K2 Summit standalone media server or SAN, without the need for file conversion.

When used with K2 storage area networks, EDIUS multiformat nonlinear editing systems permit editors to access material with the same level of performance as if everything was stored locally, and multiple EDIUS users can access files even while they are being recorded.

Posted Aug 19 2014 (GVB-1-0032A-EN-AN) File Size: 1.4 MB

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EDIUS for Avid Editors Application Note

Based on Grass Valley® EDIUS® 7 and Avid Media Composer 7

Posted Aug 19 2014 (PRV-5104M) File Size: 1.9 MB

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Windows 8/8.1 Compatibility for Grass Valley ADVC, EDIUS and Related Products Application Note

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been testing and qualifying products with Windows 8/8.1 and is continuing to do so. This document is a status update of this testing. Future dates and schedules mentioned in this document are subject to change without notice.

Posted Aug 15 2014 (GVB-1-0208A-EN-AN) File Size: 558.8 KB

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Running EDIUS 7 on an Apple Mac Computer Under Boot Camp Application Note

Apple's free Boot Camp utility permits installation of Microsoft's Windows 7 or 8 64-bit operating system just as if it were being installed normally on other types of PCs. When running Windows under Boot Camp the user has access to all editing hardware and software, including the Grass Valley® EDIUS® nonlinear editing program.

Posted Aug 15 2014 (GVB-1-0026A-EN-AN) File Size: 1.7 MB

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EDIUS for DSLR Post Application Note

Posted Aug 15 2014 (GVB-1-0022A-EN-AN) File Size: 560.0 KB

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GV STRATUS and SGL FlashNet Archiving Workflows Application Note

The open file system of the K2 platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools, enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This document takes a closer look at archiving workflows involving interaction of the GV STRATUS/K2 platform with Software Generation Limited (SGL) FlashNet archive system.

Posted Jul 25 2014 (SDP-6121M-1) File Size: 3.2 MB

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EDIUS 7 and DaVinci Resolve 11 Workflow Application Note

With the number of cameras that record in RAW or LOG formats increasing, the need for integration between color grading and editing tools rises proportionately. With the introduction of EDIUS 7.3, the AAF interchange with DaVinci Resolve has been enhanced significantly. In addition, Resolve version 11 supports Grass Valley HQ/HQX. These two enhancements substantially improve the workflow between EDIUS and Resolve. This Application Note explains how.

Posted Jul 25 2014 (PRV-6189M-3) File Size: 2.3 MB

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GV STRATUS and DIVArchive Archiving Workflows Application Note

The K2 media platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is based on an open file system powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools. This enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This application note explains how to extend GV STRATUS/ K2 workflows with Front Porch Digital DIVArchive archiving platform.

Posted Jul 18 2014 (SDP-6120M-1) File Size: 1.9 MB

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Interfacing GV STRATUS/K2 Systems with the Adobe Premiere Pro CC Editing Suite Application Note

The Grass Valley K2's open file system, powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS, enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This application note explains how to optimize and use GV STRATUS/K2 workflows with Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing software.

Posted Jun 20 2014 (SDP-6115M-1) File Size: 1.4 MB

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1 RU BroadLinx Chassis Installation Requirements Application Note

This document provides guidance for upgrading existing Grass Valley Trinix 512x512 systems based on the 4 RU Unipower power supply chassis to the latest 1 RU BroadLinx chassis and 1 RU Lineage power supply chassis.

Posted Jun 20 2014 (RMC-6039M) File Size: 2.0 MB

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K2 Media Platform: Media Formats and Interchange Application Note

The range of media file formats available can be confusing. What are the differences between them? What is the application space intended for each format? What are the strengths of each format?

This application note takes a closer look at file formats in context of media handling in K2 systems, including a practical review of K2 media interchange capabilities.

Posted Apr 25 2014 (SDP-6117M) File Size: 1.5 MB

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RT Software tOG GV Sports and K2 Dyno S Application Note

Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers and K2 Dyno® S controllers offer a quick and simple method of creating clips, playlists, and delivering fast replays. RT Software is an industry leading developer of sport analysis and overlay graphics. The two have been integrated together with easy access directly on the K2 Dyno S through the touchscreen user interface. Content can be cued with K2 Dyno, with drawing and graphics added by tOG, to make for a more efficient production and provide compelling content to audiences.

Posted Apr 16 2014 (SDP-6082M-2) File Size: 3.5 MB

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ADVC G-Series – Integrating Consumer and Prosumer Devices into a Production Workflow Application Notes

Grass Valley® ADVC® G-Series converters are designed to properly convert, aspect-correct, signal format, buffer, and synchronize (when genlocked).

The G-Series offers much more functionality than converters that simply perform as media extenders. This Application Note gives practical examples of the benefits of using them in a production environment.

Posted Apr 16 2014 (PRV-6196M-1) File Size: 1.3 MB

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GV STRATUS Media Workflow Application Suite FAQ

Posted Apr 10 2014 (SDP-6061M-6) File Size: 500.0 KB

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Import and Export of Files in K2 Media Platform Application Note

The Grass Valley K2 media platform incorporates an open file system and a number of services and features to make it fast and easy to share content with standard storage devices or with other systems across networks.
A look under the hood, this application note illustrates several practical examples of media transfer in K2 systems.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (SDP-6026M-1) File Size: 2.1 MB

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Loading a "classic" Kayenne/Karrera Show to a Kayenne/Karrera K-Frame Application Notes

With tight schedules and increased production requirements, getting shows set-up and moved from location to location in a fast and efficient manner is critical. This document is a guide to help accomplish such a migration when a show was originated with a classic Kayenne/Karrera frame and needs to implemented on a newer K-Frame.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (LPS-6069M) File Size: 732.6 KB

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GV STRATUS News: The GV STRATUS Application Framework in the News Production Application Note

GV STRATUS is an application framework for nonlinear media production that combines production tools, device control, and content management into a single platform. Designed as a single, agile application capable of supporting many different—and changing—usage models in broadcast environments, GV STRATUS tools can be configured for every type of user and media facility. This application note describes the tools, components, and capabilities of this versatile platform, and how it can be adopted specifically for news workflows.

Posted Apr 02 2014 (SDP-6078M-3) File Size: 4.1 MB

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GV STRATUS for Live Production Application Note

GV STRATUS is an application framework for nonlinear media production that combines production tools, device control, and content management into a single platform. Designed as a single, agile application capable of supporting the many different—and changing—usage models in broadcast environments, GV STRATUS tools can be configured for every type of user and media facility. This document describes the tools, components, and capabilities of this versatile platform, and how it can be adopted specifically for live workflows.

Posted Apr 02 2014 (SDP-6077M-3) File Size: 3.6 MB

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Intersite Networking and Configuration Requirements for GV STRATUS Multisite Application Note

This document provides guidance for a GV STRATUS® customer’s IT personnel to understand the basic networking requirements of a GV STRATUS/K2 media server and storage system; and plan for the required connectivity prior to the deployment of a GV STRATUS systems across multiple sites linked by user-provided networks.

Posted Dec 17 2013 (SDP-5113M) File Size: 1.2 MB

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Utilizing the EDIUS NLE Directly on the K2 Dyno Replay Controller Application Note

Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers offer a quick and simple method of combining clips into a playlist for sequential play. However, if complex video or audio editing is required, the Grass Valley EDIUS® multiformat editing application can easily be launched on the K2 Dyno® Replay Controller and full editing capabilities are at the operator's fingertips. Clips and playlists—as well as recordings in progress—can be accessed directly from the K2 Summit as assets in the EDIUS browser. Rendered timelines can be published back into folders that the K2 Dyno can call to air on a K2 Summit channel.

Posted Dec 13 2013 (SDP-5112M) File Size: 1.8 MB

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Transforming Live Production Workflows with GV STRATUS Nonlinear Production Tools & K2 Media Servers and Storage at Sky Racing Application Note

The GV STRATUS® application framework is the ideal foundation for all-digital media and streamlined workflows across the entire live/news production chain. It is an open non-linear production ecosystem for integration with thirdparty systems, and results in a more efficient, versatile, and collaborative way of working.

Posted Dec 09 2013 (SDP-5111M) File Size: 3.3 MB

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Applications for the LDX Compact Series Application Note

The Grass Valley® LDX Compact™ series of advanced imaging cameras is an extension to the revolutionary LDX Series™ of cameras—built for tight spaces, remote pan/tilt heads, Steadicam and POV applications—with superior imaging, processing, and performance. LDX Compact is available in three different versions which offer different format support and feature sets optimized for different applications. All versions offer a new level of business flexibility with the introduction of the GV-eLicensing system providing an easy upgrade path from any lower model of the range into any higher model. LDX Compact provides the same image performance and all of the control features of the LDX Series of high-quality broadcast system cameras in a smaller mechanical package. This implementation produces the same high level of image acquisition quality in areas and from angles that can be very space constrained.

Posted Dec 06 2013 (CAM-5095M) File Size: 1.9 MB

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Loop-in-Path Processing Application Note

Addressing signal processing requirements utilizing Loop-in-Path processing can avoid undesirable compromises and maintain a native signal throughout a routing switcher. In doing so, signal processing becomes a true manageable path device with better processing quality and higher operational flexibility. In this manner the ultra-reliability and signal integrity of any broadcast infrastructure is preserved.

Posted Nov 22 2013 (RMC-5036M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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EDIUS for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors Application Note

Posted Oct 29 2013 (PRV-5139M-1) File Size: 4.5 MB

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XCU: The Next Generation of Camera Base Stations Application Note

With the 3G transmission systems—introduced in 2011/12—Grass Valley® offered the most powerful and flexible camera signal transmission solutions available at the time. The integration of 3G triax and 3G fiber into one single transmission solution solved many of the previous problems with camera signal transmissions. Independent from the cable type being used, any 1.5G and 3G production format became fully supported with the same feature set and with the same functionality. With the unique 3G Twin base station and the 3G field converter boxes, any mix of cables between the cameras and the base stations can be used—without any limitations.

At NAB 2013, Grass Valley introduced the XCU™ eXchangeable control unit (patent pending) in many different versions as the next generation of camera base stations that provide 3G transmission solutions.

This Application Note describes the development process, and focuses on how users can be assured that the unique cradle concept will survive under any practical circumstances.

Posted Oct 23 2013 (CAM-5093M) File Size: 1.5 MB

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Enabling and Using ShareFlex Between Network Connected K2 Summit 3G Servers with K2 Dyno Replay Controllers Application Note

During broadcast productions, there is often the need to quickly and easily share clips, playlists, and record trains between Grass Valley® K2 Summit® media servers. There are setup procedures required that need to be followed with K2 Summit 3G media servers in combination with K2 Dyno® S Replay Controllers.

Posted Sep 13 2013 (SDP-5107M) File Size: 3.4 MB

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K2 System - Ready for Nonlinear Media Production: QOS, Bandwidth, and File Compatibility in File-Based Workflows Application Note

What makes an efficient file-based media workflow? This application note looks at the challenges encountered in file-based media processing, and the approaches to make file-based workflows more efficient. The K2 system was designed from the ground up for file-based operations and offers capabilities unmatched by other media system vendors.

Posted Aug 09 2013 (SDP-5019M-1) File Size: 1.9 MB

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ChannelFlex for the K2 Summit 3G/K2 Solo 3G Media Servers Application Note

The K2 Summit 3G is described as a four-channel media server, the K2 Solo 3G as a two-channel media server. But users were looking at the back panel and wondering why there were a lot more connectors than there were channels. The answer is ChannelFlex, which introduces the concept of streams, where a single channel might involve multiple streams of video, for video plus key, 3D, Super Slo-Mo, or ISO camera recording.

Posted Jun 27 2013 (SDP-5035M-1) File Size: 5.4 MB

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The Integration of Graphics in Smart Playout Center Application Note

An integrated playout system must include advanced graphics management and delivery. Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™ provides advanced tools for a complete graphics workflow with Channel Composer™. The information provided here guides users through an innovative approach to creating sophisticated on-air channel looks that seamlessly integrate with media asset management and playout.

Posted Mar 08 2013 (SDP-5101M) File Size: 1.4 MB

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Subtitling Solutions Using the Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™

An integrated playout system that consolidates infrastructure and functionality permits broadcasters and playout providers to increase channel count both easily and cost-effectively. However, any reduction in performance, reliability, or capabilities is not acceptable. Subtitling is one of the capabilities that are often a critical component of an automated playout solution. Introduction of a fully filebased, truly integrated subtitling system into a playout environment brings obvious benefits.

Posted Feb 22 2013 (SDP-4094M) File Size: 1.1 MB

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Transferring Media Between K2 Summit 3G Media Server Systems with the K2 Dyno S Replay Controller in Live Replay Environments Application Note

During live productions, there is often the need to quickly and easily share media. To facilitate this, there are setup procedures that need to be followed with Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers in combination with K2 Dyno® S Replay Controllers.

Posted Feb 22 2013 (SDP-4093M) File Size: 3.2 MB

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Protection and Redundancy for Routing Switchers Application Note

The impact of routing switcher failures can be significant. This document details various technologies and implementations that are used to minimize the possibility of such failures.

Posted Jan 15 2013 (RMC-4029M) File Size: 761.1 KB

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Windows 8 Compatibility for Grass Valley® ADVC® Products, EDIUS®, and Related Products: A status report on Grass Valley product compatibility with Windows 8 Application Note

Posted Dec 17 2012 (PRV-4078M-2) File Size: 488.5 KB

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Implementing Playback Delay Across Multiple Sites with Dramatic Cost Reduction and Simplification Application Note

An efficient time-slip implementation can offer a cost-effective solution to enhance the viewer experience at remote sites.

Posted Dec 07 2012 (SDP-4086M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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Using the Kayenne 4.5 M/E for “5D” Production Application Notes

A single Kayenne Video Production Center switcher can provide a complete solution for simultaneously producing a show in 2D and 3D.

Posted Dec 03 2012 (LPS-4045M) File Size: 478.9 KB

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Live Event Playback Application Note

The Advantages of Professional Solutions Versus General-Purpose Computers and Software for Live Event Playback in Various Professional Environments

Posted Nov 26 2012 (GV-4110M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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Delivering Channels to Second Screens with Smart Playout Center Application Note

Posted Nov 09 2012 (MPS-4014M) File Size: 948.8 KB

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