STORM 3G
3G-SDI I/O with HDMI Monitoring Output for EDIUS
STORM 3G is designed for video professionals who want one solution for both SDI-based editing and tapeless workflows, with the capability to preview their projects on affordable HDMI monitors. Based on the PCI Express form factor, the STORM 3G solution has 3G-SDI inputs and outputs, and an HDMI output for full-resolution, real-time preview monitoring. Embedded 3G-SDI audio provides high-quality audio monitoring. It’s a premium, high-powered solution for multi-format editing with the EDIUS NLE (purchased separately).
  • 3G-SDI input and output with embedded 16ch audio and timecode
  • HDMI output for full-resolution, real-time monitoring from EDIUS Pro NLE software (purchased separately)
  • Embedded HDMI 8ch audio output for high-quality audio monitoring
  • Video and audio output stays perfectly in sync, with editing windows for accurate editing and trimming
  • Reference input supports blackburst or tri-level sync
  • RS-422 master or slave machine-control support*
* Slave functions require the EDIUS VTR Emulation option, available separately

Bus Interface
PCI Express Rev. 1.1 x4 lane

Video Formats (Input/Output) (3G-SDI)
  • 1920x1080p50/59.94
  • 1920x1080i50/59.94
  • 1920x1080psF23.98/24/25/29.97
  • 1280x720p50/59.94
  • 720x486i59.94
  • 720x576i50

Video Formats (Output) (mini HDMI)
  • 1920x1080p50/59.94
  • 1920x1080i50/59.94
  • 1280x720p50/59.94
  • 720x480i59.94
  • 720x576i50
  • 720x480p59.94
  • 720x576p50

Video Output Connector
3G-SDI:
  • Video: SMPTE-424M(Level-B), SMPTE-292M, SMPTE-259M-C
  • Audio: SMPTE-299M, SMPTE-272M-A
  • Timecode : LTC/VITC Packet (HD), D-VITC (SD)
Mini HDMI 1 port (HDCP not supported):
  • Video: YCbCr 4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit)
  • Audio: LPCM 8-channel (24-bit/48 kHz)

Video Input Connector
3G-SDI:
  • Video: SMPTE-424M(Lebel-B), SMPTE-292M, SMPTE-259M-C
  • Audio: SMPTE-299M, SMPTE-272M-A
  • Timecode: VITC Packet (HD), D-VITC (SD)

Audio Formats
LPCM 48 kHz/24-bit

Audio Output Connectors
  • Mini HDMI LPCM 8-channel
  • 3G-SDI embedded audio

Reference Input
BNC: Black Burst or Tri-Level Sync

Machine Control
9-pin D-Sub: RS-422A (Master/Slave*)

Power Requirements
+12V: 1.6A, +3.3V: 0.5A

Physical Dimensions
111.15 x 167.65 mm (4.375 x 6.600 in.) (HxW)

Regulatory Compliance
CE, FCC CLASS B, C-Tick

Minimum System Requirements for EDIUS NLE
  • Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multi-core CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary) instruction set support required
  • 1 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
  • One free PCI Express x4 bus slot (up to 1080p) or one free ExpressCard/34 slot (up to 1080i)
  • 6 GB or more space required for software installation
  • Drive with ATA100/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:
    • Available hard disk space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
    • RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing
  • A graphics card supporting a screen resolution of at least 1024x768, 32-bit, Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
  • Graphics card memory requirements when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD project: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended
  • Sound card with WDM driver support required
  • DVD-ROM drive is required for software installation. For writing onto DVD or Blu-ray Disc, a compatible drive is required
  • Windows 7/8/8.1 (64-bit)
  • Internet connection for EDIUS software activation

Note: EDIUS requires Windows 7/8/8.1 (64-bit).

Note: For Windows 8/8.1 EDIUS v7.21b1530 or later is required.

* Slave functions require the EDIUS VTR Emulation option, available separately

  • STORM 3G PCI Express x4 bus card
  • EDIUS Pro 7 software installation disc set (DVD-ROM)
  • Hardware setup manual
An optional timecode in/reference out board is available.

STORM 3G: 3G-SDI I/O with HDMI Monitoring Output for EDIUS Datasheet

A single solution for both SDI-based editing and tapeless workflows, with the capability to preview EDIUS projects on affordable HDMI monitors. STORM 3G, from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is designed for video professionals who want one solution for both SDI-based editing and tapeless workflows, with the capability to preview their projects on affordable HDMI monitors.

Posted Jun 25 2015 (GVB-1-0518A-EN-DS) File Size: 707.2 KB

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