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K2 Summit Transmission Client
An Optimized Play-to-Air System That Fits Any Playout Application

The Grass Valley® K2 Summit® Transmission client is built for broadcast and distribution services using manual or traditional automation systems—with mission critical, 24/7/365 reliability.

When failure isn't an option: With complete peace of mind, you can get on with your job with dual data paths, an embedded real-time operating system, and Grass Valley's Emmy® Award-winning core video technology. And with built-in up/down/crossconversion capability with full AFD, migrating from SD to HD is worry-free. Want to stick with SD only? We've got you covered there too!

A size that's just right: The K2 Summit Transmission client comes with two bidirectional channels and two playout channels to give you the configuration variety you need—including two record and two playout to models with four playout channels. Need to store lots of programs? Add K2 SAN storage and you can grow big now, or later.

  • Affordable SD only or SD/HD play out system for broadcasters
  • Up to three configurations:
    • Four playout channels
    • Three playout channels and one bidirectional channel (record and playout)
    • Two playout channels and two bidirectional channels (record and playout)
    • SD formats (up to 50 Mb/s): DV, DV25, DV50, D10/IMX, MPEG-2, I-Frame, and Long GOP
    • HD formats (up to 50 Mb/s): XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, MPEG-2, I-Frame, and Long GOP (720p/1080i)
  • Play DV, MPEG formats back-to-back
  • Compact 2 RU chassis with redundant power supplies
  • Direct external storage connection or shared storage connection to K2 SAN
  • 4 playout channels
  • 3 playout channels and 1 record channel
  • 2 playout channels and 2 record channels

  • DV, DVCAM, DV25, DV50
  • 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
  • DVCPRO HD (100 Mb/s)
  • MPEG-2@HL 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP 12-100 Mb/s
  • MPEG-2@HL 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP 20-100 Mb/s
  • XDCAM HD (18, 25, 35 Mb/s)
  • XDCAM HD 4:2:2 (50 Mb/s)

For more specifications, please view the data sheet.
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June 3, 2014
MONTREAL, June 3, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is demonstrating a range of sophisticated live production solutions at the Telemundo Expo Cine Video Television Show 2014, being held June 3-6 in Mexico City, Mexico. Attendees will find demonstrations of the K2 Dyno Replay System, K2 Summit 3G media server, the LDX Flex studio camera system, the Kayenne Video Production Center switcher, GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools and the GV Director Integrated Nonlinear Live Production System, as well as the award-winning Densité modular processing platform.
April 30, 2014
MONTREAL, April 30, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announces a partnership with AJA Video Systems that will provide 4K enhancements to its K2 Dyno Replay System. Grass Valley is integrating AJA's Corvid Ultra and TruScale scaling hardware into the K2 Dyno to drive real-time pan and zoom to allow HD extraction from 4K acquisition with DynoZoom. With DynoZoom functionality integrated into the K2 Dyno, and available on all resolutions, customers will now have extended workflow flexibility to create engaging replays and highlight packages.

K2 Media Server & Storage Platform Solution Data Sheet

The Grass Valley® K2 series is the most extensive and flexible line of media servers, storage, and integrated playout devices in the industry. Leveraging open-standard IT components and technologies, the K2 platform brings the benefits of mainstream computer industries to the broadcast enterprise—including the latest advances in processing power and storage capacity with ease of integration, and streamlined operation and management.

Posted Apr 15 2014 (SDP-6099D-3) File Size: 3.4 MB

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