Kaleido-MX
High Quality, Pre-Configured Multiviewer (up to 64x4)

Pre-configured for simple and easy installation, Kaleido-MX is available in a wide choice of configurations for high-end in-studio TV production, outside broadcast trucks and master control playout operations. With advanced probing features, which rapidly and clearly alert operators to on-air problems, Kaleido MX is perfect for ensuring a high quality of broadcast for master control playout. Innovative scaling technology within Kaleido-MX offers the best video image quality as well as full layout flexibility to assign "any source, anywhere" with no bandwidth limitations. Kaleido-MX provides hot-swappable modules and power supplies for robust performance in the harshest environments.

Kaleido-MX Insights & Highlights
Unmatched image quality
  • Unmatched multiviewer picture quality and superior on-screen graphics, for the most critical monitoring applications and high-end TV production requirements
  • Simultaneous HDMI and SDI outputs at full 1080p50/60 Hz resolution on up to 4 multiviewer displays
  • Input signal processing up to 3G signal formats
Robust and serviceable design
  • Unique Auto-Recovery feature provides fast automated recovery after a "cold" spare is inserted into the frame
  • Hot swappable modules and power supplies
  • 1 RU and 3 RU frame models with quiet cooling
Multiroom, multiuser oriented
  • A single Kaleido-MX multiviewer can be used to share sources across multiple rooms or operator positions, with fully independent displays, audio monitoring and control panels dedicated to each operator
Seamless control across multiple multiviewers
  • Kaleido multiviewers can be "mixed-and-matched" with others to create a seamless monitoring system across a facility
  • Choice of multiple control options such as standalone RCP-2/RCP-200 panels, integrated with router control systems and panels, iControl and third-party control systems
Superior layout flexibility
  • Ultimate level of layout flexibility, with unlimited signal repetition and sizing across all displays, without blocking, grouping restrictions or bandwidth restrictions
Router and switcher integration
  • Kaleido-MX offers rich integration with NVISION router family, and third-party routers and production switchers for tally and label/alias source management.
  • Multiple multiviewers can be controlled from a single control panel
Scalable for the largest systems
  • Virtually limitless multiviewer system expansion with upstream NVISION router
  • Can create combined multiviewer/router system with 1,152 video inputs, 288 multiviewer outputs

Advanced probing and alarming

  • Closed captioning and teletext subtitling display and alarming to ensure compliance with regulation, includes XDS and AFD
  • Software licensable Dolby E metadata extraction for metering and content alarming without the need of expensive hardware decoders
  • Sophisticated on-screen alarm displays for clear operator alerts.  Supports multicolor and blinking statuses based on severity, latching and status message
Video Inputs (8, 16, 24, 32, 48 or 64)
  • Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3
  SD-SDI
  • Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE 259M-C (270 Mb/s)
  • Formats: 525 and 625
  • Audio: SMPTE 274M-1994
  • Return loss: >15 dB up to 270 MHz
  • Jitter: <0.2 UI
  • Cable length:
    • 250m (820 ft.) (Belden 1694A)
    • 150m (492 ft.) (Belden 1855A)
HD-SDI
  • Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE 292M-C (1.5 Gb/s)
  • Formats: 720p24/25/29.97/50/59.94, 1080PsF23.98p/24p/25i/29.97i, 1080i50/59.94, 1080p23.98/24/25/29.97
  • Audio: SMPTE 299M
  • Return loss: >15 dB up to 1.5 GHz
  • Jitter: <0.2 UI
  • Cable length:
    • 100m (328 ft.) (Belden 1694A)
    • 45m (148 ft.) (Belden 1855A)
3G-SDI
  • Signal: SMPTE 424M-2006 (2.97, 2.97/1.001 Gb/s) Level A and B
  • Formats : 1920x1080p60, 1920x1080p59.94, 1920x1080p50
  • Audio: SMPTE 299M
  • Return loss:
    • >15 dB up to 1.5 GHz
    • >10 dB from 1.5 GHz to 3 GHz
  • Jitter: <0.3 UI
  • Cable length:
    • 100m (328 ft.) (Belden 1694A)
    • 45m (148 ft.) (Belden 1855A)
LTC Inputs
  • Signal: SMPTE 12M-1995 (EBU-3259-E), SMPTE 309M
  • Level: 500 mVp-p to 10 Vp-p
  • Impedance: >10 kΩ
  • Refresh rate: 50/59.94 Hz
  • Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3
Reference
  • External: SMPTE 170M, SMPTE 318M, ITU 624-4, BUT 470-6, PAL and NTSC composite sync, SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 240M
  • Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3
Mosaic Outputs (video and graphic)
HDMI (1, 2, or 4)
  • Signal : HDMI V1.3
  • Format: 1280x1024 up to 1920x1200p configurable
  • Refresh rate supported (50 Hz and 59.94 Hz)
  • Cable length: 4.57m (15 ft.)
  • Connector: HDMI
  • Signal path: 8 bits output
HD-SDI (1, 2 or 4)
  • Signal: 3G/HD-SDI SMPTE 424M and 292M compliant
  • Supports data rates of 1483.5, 1485, 2967, 2970 Mb/s
  • Return loss:
    • >15 dB up to 1.5 GHz
    • >10 dB from 1.5 GHz to 3 GHz
  • Jitter (wideband): HD: <0.2 UI
  • 3 Gb/s: <0.3 UI
DVI Inputs (optional)
  • Device: KXI-DVI-Bridge
  • Signal: DVI
  • Resolutions: Mode A: 1024x768, 1366x768, 1280x1024, 1680x1050, 1600x1200 at 60 Hz
  • Mode B: 1280x720 and 1920x1080 at 50/60 Hz
  Communication Ethernet (1)
  • Signal: 10/100 BASE-T
  • Connector: RJ45
Serial Port (1)
  • Signal: RS-422 (SMPTE 207M, EBU-3245)
  • Connector: RJ45
Analog Audio Monitoring (1, 2 or 4)
  • Signals (2): Balanced analog stereo
  • Impedance: <600Ω
  • Level: +24 dBu maximum
  • Connector: WECO
Video Processing Performance
  • Signal path: 8-bit YCbCr to 24-bit RGB
  • Processing delay: 1 frame in genlock mode, 1-2 frame in non-genlock mode
Audio Processing Performance
  • Quantization: 20-24 bits
  • Sampling: 48 kHz
  • THD+N: 80 dB
  • SNR: 98 dB
Kaleido-MX (1 RU) Frame
  • Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies
  • Input voltage: 100-240V
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Power: 150W max
  • Dimensions: 1 RU x 485 mm (19 in.) x 286 mm (11.25 in.)
  • Full spec temperature range: 0-40° C (32-104° F) (ambient)
  • Weight: 4.2 kg (9.2 lbs.) for 16x2
  • Communication ports: Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T
  • Alarm: GPI contact
Kaleido-MX (3 RU) Frame
  • Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies
  • Input voltage: 100-240V
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Power: 350W max
  • Dimensions: 3 RU x 485 mm (19 in.) x 286 mm (11.25 in.)
  • Full spec temperature range: 0-40° C (32-104° F) (ambient)
  • Weight: 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.) for 32x4
  • Communication ports: Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T
  • Alarm: GPI contact
Discrete Audio Inputs (optional)
Analog Audio
  • Device: ABT-64A or ABT-128A
  • Signals (64 or 128 mono channels): 20 kΩ balanced, 10 kΩ unbalanced
  • Maximum level: +24 dBu
  • Connectors: WECO
AES 110Ω
  • Device: ABT-64D-110 and ABT-128D-110
  • Signals (32 or 64 AES): AES3
  • Termination: 110Ω balanced
  • Sampling: 48 kHz
  • Connectors: WECO
AES 75Ω
  • Device: ABT-64D-75 and ABT-128D-75
  • Signals (32 or 64 AES): AES3
  • Termination: 75Ω unbalanced
  • Connectors: BNC
GPI IN
  • Connector: DB-44
  • Number of input: 1 RU: 20 opto-isolated
  • 3RU: 20 or 40 (optional) opto-isolated
  • Pull-up voltage: 2.3V
  • Source current: 2 mA when input shorted
  • Low level activation: 0.8V max
  • Over voltage: 25V max
  • Pulse duration: 8 ms min
GPI Bidirectional
  • Connector: DB-44
  • Number of I/O:
    • 1 RU: 8
    • 3 RU: 8 or 16 (optional)
Input Mode
  • Pull-up voltage: 2.3V
  • Source current: 2 mA when input shorted
  • Low level activation: 0.8V max
  • Over voltage: 25V max
  • Pulse duration: 8 ms min
Output Mode
  • Contact closure current: 50 mA max
  • Reverse voltage: -15V max
  • Reverse current: -50 mA max
  • V OUT low: 0.6V at 1.5 mA
KALEIDO-MX-8X1 8 input single head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-8X2 8 input dual head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-16X1 16 input single head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-16X2 16 input dual head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-16X4 16 input quad head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-24X1 24 input single head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-24X2 24 input dual head multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-32X2 32 input dual head multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-32X4 32 input quad head multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-48X2 48 input dual head multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-48X4 48 input quad head multiviewer in  3RU
KALEIDO-MX-64X2 64 input dual head multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-64X4 64 input quad head multiviewer in 3 RU
 
OUTPUT OPTIONS
KMX-OUT-OPT-OP2 Second head output enable license for KALEIDO-MX-8X1, KALEIDO-MX-16X1 and KALEIDO-MX-24x1
KMX-OUT-ROTATOR-S Single head rotation license for KALEIDO-MX-8X1, KALEIDO-MX-16X1 and KALEIDO-MX-24x1
KMX-OUT-ROTATOR-D Dual head rotation license (1 license required for dual head units and 2 licenses required for quad head units.)
 
INPUT OPTIONS
Options for blocks of 8 or 16 inputs
KMX-IN-8-OPT-3GBPS 3 Gb/s signal format license (8 inputs)
KMX-IN-16-OPT-3GBPS 3 Gb/s signal format license (16 inputs)
KMX-IN-8-OPT-CSX CC/Subtitling and XDS data license (8 inputs)
KMX-IN-16-OPT-CSX CC/Subtitling and XDS data license (16 inputs)
KMX-IN-8-OPT-DOLBY License for extraction of Dolby Metadata (8 inputs)
KMX-IN-16-OPT-DOLBY License for extraction of Dolby Metadata (16 inputs)
 
AUDIO INPUT MODULES
ABT-64A 64 channel analog audio bridge terminal
ABT-64D-110 64 channel 110Ω AES audio bridge terminal
ABT-64D-75 64 channel 75Ω AES audio bridge terminal
ABT-128A 128 channel analog audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-110 128 channel 110Ω AES audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-75 128 channel 75Ω AES audio bridge terminal
 
POWER SUPPLIES
DENSITÉ 3+FR1-PSU-AC Optional redundant power supply for KALEIDO-MX 1 RU models
DENSITÉ 3-PSU-AC Optional redundant power supply for KALEIDO-MX 3 RU models
 
ACCESSORIES
KXI-DVI-BRIDGE Dual channel DVI to HD bridge for DVI inputs
DXF-200-B HDMI Optical extension system for all Kaleido-MX models except the KALEIDO-MX-16X4
DXF-200-C HDMI Optical extension system for the KALEIDO-MX-16X4
DXF-200-PSU DXF-200 power supply (1x sub-module)
KALEIDO-RCP2 Ethernet remote control panel and KM Gateway
PSU-POE Replacement power over Ethernet module
KRCP-RK2 Kaleido-RCP2 rack mount bracket
GPI-1501-TBA GPI I/O terminal block adpater
GPI-1501 Additional GPI I/O module for KALEIDO-MX 3 RU models
REF-1801 Redundant reference for KALEIDO-MX 3 RU models
 
THIRD-PARTY INTERFACE OPTIONS
KMX-OPT-RT-NVISION Control and UMD support for NVISION routers
KMX-OPT-RT-DATATEK Control and UMD support for Datatek routers
KMX-OPT-RT-ENCORE Control and UMD support for Encore controllers
KMX-OPT-RT-EVERTZ Control and UMD support for Evertz routers
KMX-OPT-RT-GVG7000 Control and UMD support for GV 7000 routers
KMX-OPT-RT-JUPITER Control and UMD support for Jupiter routers
KMX-OPT-RT-HARRIS Control and UMD support for Harris/Imagine Communications routers
KMX-OPT-RT-NETWORK Control and UMD support for Network routers
KMX-OPT-RT-NVISION Control and UMD support for NVISION routers
KMX-OPT-RT-SNELL Control and UMD support for Snell routers
KMX-OPT-RT-PESA Control and UMD support for PESA routers
KMX-OPT-RT-UTAH Control and UMD support for Utah routers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KAHUNA Tally Interface for Snell and Wilcox Kahuna switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KALYPSO Tally Interface for Grass Valley Kalypso switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KAYAK Tally Interface for Grass Valley Kayak switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-SONY Tally Interface for Sony switchers (serial protocol)
KMX-OPT-TLY-SYNERGY Tally Interface for Ross Synergy switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-ZODIAK Tally Interface for Grass Valley Zodiak switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KAYENNE Tally interface for Grass Valley Kayenne and Karrera switchers

Kaleido-MX: High Quality, Pre-Configured Multiviewer (up to 64x4) Datasheet

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