K2-Playlist
Cost-effective Commercial Playout for K2 Media Servers

K2-Playlist is ideal for commercial insertion applications and small-mar­ket programming where full station automation is not required, or as a cost-effective backup for station automation systems. K2 Playlist can be run directly on K2 Summit 3G and K2 Solo 3G media servers, or K2 Central TX shared storage, or a separate PC workstation. It supports up to eight server channels, across eight playlists with up to 3,000 playlist events per list, within a 24-hour period.


  • Supports up to 16 server channels, across 8 playlists (one main and one back-up for each playlist) with up to 3,000 playlist events per list, within a 24-hour period
  • Playlists can be shared and linked
  • Events can be copied between multiple playlists
  • Standard XML, CSV & TXT file format playlist import
  • Supports playlist looping
  • Supports hard starts
  • User-customizable as-run log names and rollover time for easy traffic reconciliation
  • Frame-accurate with multiple time zone support
  • Live media updates. The playlists always show the state of the media without surprises
  • Missing media lists sorted based on air priority across all channels
  • Unlimited, intelligent secondary events in a multicolor display
  • Supports any form of ingest to the K2 media servers (recording via AppCenter or third-party applications, subclips, FTP, etc.)
  • Zero clip preparation time — if the K2 has the clip, it’s ready for air
  • Clip inventory drag-and-drop onto playlist
  • Scheduled auto-load of playlist files based on file names
  • Live editing of the playlist up to 10 seconds before airing
  • Optional GPI input and output triggers
  • Optional master control and router bus switching (see driver list in datasheet)
  • Optional drivers for V-chip
  • Automated countdowns for production control rooms
  • Back timing, ripple timing, and select timing
  • 100% customizable grid including columns, colors, etc.
  • Audio and visual alarms well in advance of the problem hitting the air
  • Memos supported on the playlist for operators’ notes

Optional Drivers (available in future releases)
Router:

  • Grass Valley (NVISION)

Branding & Master Control:

  • ImageStore; LGK (using Oxtel protocol)

V-Chip, XDS & Closed Caption Encoders:

  • Evertz

SerCom Driver:

  • User serial streams

Traffic Systems:

  • Columbine
  • Broadview
  • OSi
  • VCI
  • ProTrack
  • S4M
  • Encoda
  • Wide Orbit

K2-Playlist: Cost-effective Commercial Playout for K2 Media Servers Datasheet

K2-Playlist controls K2 media servers to facilitate cost-effective master control and play-to-air operations.

K2-Playlist from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is ideal for commercial insertion applications and small-market programming where full station automation is not required, or as a cost-effective backup for station automation systems.

Posted Aug 18 2016 (GVB-1-0580D-EN-DS) File Size: 931.3 KB

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