Kaleido-Solo
High-Quality Video and Loudness Monitoring with 3G/HD/SD SDI to HDMI Conversion

Kaleido-Solo is a compact, standalone 3G/HD/SD SDI video to HDMI converter that enables the use of low-cost LCD displays for video and loudness/dialnorm monitoring. Ideal for many professional monitoring applications, including production, mobile truck, post-production and broadcast, Kaleido-Solo eliminates the cost and complexity of a traditional loudness monitoring device.

Kaleido-Solo Insights & Highlights
  • 3G/HD/SD to HDMI converter for video and audio monitoring
  • Offers high quality and rich monitoring using a low-cost LCD panel
  • Dual program loudness and dialnorm monitoring over time (KS-910 only)
    • Enhanced loudness measurements
    • EBU R128
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-1
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-2
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-3
    • ARIB TR-B32
    • Full-screen layout
    • Loudness configurable alarm threshold
    • Offline capture automation (EOM/SOM)
    • Optional logging capabilities via iControl or iControl Solo
    • Measure from internal down mix processing
  • Automatic input format detection
  • Supports 525i, 625i, 720p, 1080i and 1080p video resolutions
  • Multiple frame rate support including 23.98p/PsF, 24p/PsF, 25p/PsF, 50i, 50p, 59.94i and 59.94p
  • Built-in scaler/deinterlacer
  • Optical SFP fiber input/output options
  • S/PDIF digital audio terminal that can output either:
    • A 5.1 downmix
    • Any PCM stereo pair
    • An incoming Dolby Digital stream
  • Analog audio terminal that can output either:
    • A 5.1 downmix
    • Any PCM stereo pair
  • Selectable burn-in and metadata overlay
    • History graph of audio loudness levels and dialnorm
    • ALM (audio level, phase and peak meters)
      • Can display from Dolby-E (KS-910 only)
      • Can display from internal down mix (KS-910 only)
    • Timecode
    • AFD/WSS/VLI
      • Customizable names
    • Aspect ratio markers
    • Dynamic UMD (under monitor display) and tallies
    • Subtitling (608, Legacy 608, 708, Teletext, OP-47)
    • V-Chip/CAD
  • Menu navigation through web browser
  • Monitor power saving mode
  • Configurable presets
  • Configurable general purpose input/output (GPIO)
  • Automatic aspect ratio support
  • Video scaling and positioning options
  • HDMI 5.1 audio support
  • Easy configuration using on-screen menus
  • Failsafe mechanism for unsupported monitor resolutions
  • Convenient mounting bracket included
  • Optional remote control for menu navigation and configurable buttons
VIDEO INPUT
  • Signal:
    • SMPTE ST 259-C (270 Mb/s)
    • SMPTE ST 272-C (270 Mb/s with embedded audio)
    • SMPTE ST 292, SMPTE ST 299 (HD: 1.485, 1.485/1.001 Gb/s)
    • SMPTE ST 425 (2.970, 2.970/1.001 Gb/s)
  • Supported formats:
    • SD: 480i59.94, 576i50
    • HD: SMPTE ST 274: 1080i50/59.94, 1080p/PsF23.98/24/25
    • HD: SMPTE ST 296: 720p50/59.94
    • 3G: SMPTE ST 425 level A (mapping 1): 1080p50/59.94
  • Cable length:
    • 240m (787 ft.) Belden 1694A at 270 Mb/s
    • 150m (492 ft.) Belden 1694A at 1.485 Gb/s
    • 120m (393 ft.) Belden 1694A at 2.97 Gb/s
  • Return loss:
    • >15 dB up to 1.5 GHz
    • >10 dB up to 3 GHz
  • Jitter:
    • HD/SD: <0.2 UI as per alignment jitter in SMPTE spec.
    • 3G: <0.3 UI as per alignment jitter in SMPTE spec.
FIBER I/O
  • SMPTE ST 297-2006 compliant
  • Single receive or transmit or receive/transmit SFP module: Dual receive or transmit modules can be installed, but only one Rx or Tx channel will be used
  • For full specifications on SFP optical modules, please see www.grassvalley.com
HDMI OUTPUT
  • Connector: HDMI Type A
  • Standard: HDMI 1.3a
  • Format: Compliant to EIA/CEA-861-D
ANALOG AUDIO OUTPUT
  • Connector: 3.5 mm (0.138 in.) stereo jack
  • Signal: 2 channels unbalanced analog audio
  • Level: 2 V p-p
  • Impedance: 10 kΩ
S/PDIF
  • Connector: 3.5 mm (0.138 in.) stereo jack
  • Signal: IEC 60958
  • Level: 0.5 Vp-p ±20%
  • Impedance: 75Ω unbalanced
  • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
ETHERNET
  • Connector: RJ45
PROCESSING
  • Signal path: 8 bits
  • Processing delay: 1 frame
ELECTRICAL
  • Voltage range: 6 to 17 VDC
  • Power: 10W
Product Description
KS-900 3G/HD/SD to HDMI converter with audio
KS-910 3G/HD/SD to HDMI converter with audio and loudness meter
KS-Remote Kaleido-Solo remote control
Options (hardware)
SFP-R-LC Single fiber Rx (input) cartridge with LC/PC connector
SFP-RT-S13-LC Dual fiber Rx/Tx (input/output) cartridge 1310 nm with LC/PC connector
SFP-T-S13-LC Single fiber Tx (output) cartridge at 1310 nm with LC/PC connector
Other types of SFP Optical Plug-In Cartridges may be available for this product.

Kaleido-Solo: High-Quality Video and Loudness Monitoring with 3G/HD/SD SDI to HDMI Conversion Datasheet

Kaleido-Solo is a compact, standalone 3G/HD/SD SDI video to HDMI converter that enables the use of low-cost LCD displays for video and loudness/dialnorm monitoring.
Ideal for many professional monitoring applications, including production, mobile truck, post-production and broadcast, Kaleido-Solo eliminates the cost and complexity of a traditional loudness monitoring device.

Posted Nov 23 2016 (GVB-1-0229B-EN-DS) File Size: 1.9 MB

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