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Masterpiece 12G-SDI Master Control Switcher

Master Control

The introduction of our Masterpiece 12G-SDI master control switcher illustrates how Grass Valley is continually growing its range of 4K UHD solutions for content production and distribution. Masterpiece 12G-SDI works across multiple formats, includes flexible audio capabilities, channel branding and multichannel video program distribution, as well as dynamic visual effects. With an intuitive and compact control panel, Masterpiece 12G-SDI offers unbeatable master control operation. This is essential in today’s complex master control environments where decisions have to be made quickly by operators across multiple channels to ensure the quality of output that’s required. Masterpiece 12G-SDI,...

FEATURES

  • UHD/1080p/1080i/720p Master Control Switcher
  • 10x 12G-SDI inputs for single link UHD connectivity
  • 40x 1080p/1080i/720p inputs
  • HD or UHD PGM/PST and clean outputs* 
  • 4 keyers for channel branding (UHD/1080p/1080i/720p)
  • 4 channels of DVE assignable to backgrounds and keyers
  • Internal clipstore backed up by 1 TB HDD
  • 8-channel AES audio mixer
  • 64-channel MADI inputs x2
  • 16-channel audio shuffling for every crosspoint and output
  • Embedding/de-embedding and routing
  • Flexible audio routing 
  • Controlled via Grass Valley Morpheus Automation
  • Optional control panel, built-in motorized audio faders
  • HD and UHD processing
  • FormatFusion3 for multiformat workflows
  • Optional FormatFusion4 for HDR productions (4K UHD and HD)
  • DVE functionality for squeeze back and on-air effects
  • Automatic Dolby® E detection
  • Voiceovers with automatic level control 
  • Control multiple masterpiece mainframes from one control surface
  • Optional MSP software control surface offering the same control features as the hardware panel
  • 12G SQD supported from input to output, format conversion is not supported in SQD mode
  • Note: Closed captioning is passed through the FormatFusion engines when they are used in Frame sync mode where the input and output are the same standard

* Outputs match operational format.

SPECIFICATIONS

Video/TV Standards

TV Standards

11.88 Gb/s Video Standards (UHD):

  • SMPTE ST 2082-10
  • 3840x2160p 50 Hz
  • 3840x2160p 59.94 Hz
  • 3840x2160p 60 Hz

2.97 Gb/s Video Standards (1080p):

  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 424
  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 425/Level A
  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 425/Level B
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 424
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 425/Level A
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 425/Level B

1.485 Gb/s Video Standards (HD):

  • 1080i60 SMPTE ST 274(4), SMPTE ST 292(D)
  • 1080i59.94 SMPTE ST 274(5), SMPTE ST 292(E)
  • 1080i50 SMPTE ST 274(6), SMPTE ST 292(F)
  • 1035i60 SMPTE ST 260, SMPTE ST 292(A)
  • 1035i59.94 SMPTE ST 260, SMPTE ST 292(B)
  • 1080p30 sF
  • 1080p29.97 sF
  • 1080p25 sF
  • 1080p24 sF
  • 1080p23.976 sF
  • 1080p30 SMPTE ST 274(7), SMPTE ST 292(G)
  • 1080p29.97 SMPTE ST 274(8), SMPTE ST 292(H)
  • 1080p25 SMPTE ST 274(9), SMPTE ST 292(I)
  • 1080p24 SMPTE ST 274(10), SMPTE ST 292(J)
  • 1080p23.976 SMPTE ST 274(11), SMPTE ST 292(K)
  • 720p60 SMPTE ST 296(1), SMPTE ST 292(L)
  • 720p59.94 SMPTE ST 296(2), SMPTE ST 292(M)
  • 720p50 SMPTE ST 296(2), SMPTE ST 292(M)

Reference

Analog genlock high definition tri-level syncs signal or SD 1V B and B

Mainframe

Video Signal Inputs

  • 42x HD/1080p (1.485 Gb/s / 2.97 Gb/s), including 10x 12G-SDI (SMPTE ST 2082) single link BNC connectors
  • Serial digital interface as REC601/SMPTE ST 292/SMPTE ST 424 via BNC connectors
  • Genlock reference 2 off Analog Sync (loop A and B through)

Video Signal Outputs

  • 12x HD/1080p (1.485 Gb/s / 2.97 Gb/s), including 3x 12G-SDI (SMPTE ST 2082) single link BNC connectors 
  • Serial digital interface as REC601/SMPTE ST 292/SMPTE ST 424 via BNC connectors

Audio Signal Inputs

  • 4 AES Diff pair inputs (either as 8x AES mono or 4x AES stereo)
  • 16 program embedded SDI (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
  • 16 preset embedded SDI (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
  • 16 utility embedded SDI (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
  • 8 internal store
  • 128 MADI channels - 64 ch on  BNC 41 and 64 ch on BNC 42

Audio Signal Outputs

  • Program 16 embedded SDi (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
  • Preset 16 embedded SDi (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
  • 4 AES Diff pair outputs (either as 8x AES mono or 4x AES stereo)
  • Monitoring 16 embedded SDI (1.5 Gb/s / 3 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s)
Control Interfaces – Automation

Grass Valley Morpheus Automation via TCP/IP connection using proprietary protocol

Standard

  • 44 GPI Tally/GPO outputs assignable GPI / GPO isolated contact closures via 2 x 25-way D-Type. Assignable as GPI or GPO
  • 10/100/1000BaseT 3 x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings
  • 4x RS-422 control ports
  • 2x USB

Power

  • Masterpiece 12G-SDI mainframe auto-sensing 100-250 VAC power supply
  • 50/60 Hz nominal. Two fully independent hot swappable PSU modules, with separate mains power feeds via 2 x 13A IEC - 320-C14 socket
  • Power consumption: <400W

Environmental Specifications

  • Temp. range: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F) non-condensing operation

Mainframe Mechanics

  • 2 RU
  • Height: 87 mm (3.42 in.)
  • Depth: 604.8 mm (23.81 in.)
  • Weight: Approx. 14 kg (30.3 lbs.)
Masterpiece Control Panel
  • Width: 482.6 mm (19 in.)
  • Height: 163.6 mm (6.47 in.)
  • Depth: 265.9 mm (10.47 in.)

Masterpiece Mainframe Communications

  • 10/100/1000BaseT 1 x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings
  • 2x RJ45 Ethernet connector fixings — connect to Maverik modules
  • CAT5 or above cables — crossover cables are not suitable
  • 4x USB Ports
  • 1x Monitor connection to local touchscreen

PSU

  • 2x fully independent external PSU modules with separate mains power feeds via 2 x 10A IEC leads
  • Output from each PSU 12V DC 100W via Kycon KPPX 4-pin or compatible connectors
  • 2 supplied as standard

ORDERING INFORMATION

FGADZ 9679121A
Masterpiece 12G-SDI Master Control System. 12G Single link UHD/1080p/1080i/720p 2 RU mainframe with 10 UHD inputs, Program, Preset and Clean Outputs via single link 12G-SDI BNC or 1080p/1080i/720p BNCs. 4 key layers, internal clipstore, 4 channels of assignable DVE. Multichannel AES (48 kHz) audio mixer with embedding, dembedding and audio shuffling functionality. Masterpiece control panel with 16 video crosspoint buttons, 2 motorized faders, transition control and includes built-in touch screen GUI.

FGADZ 9679120A
Masterpiece 12G -SDI mainframe only. 12G single link UHD/1080p/1080i/720p 2 RU mainframe with 10 UHD inputs, Program, Preset and Clean outputs via single link 12G-SDI BNC or 1080p/1080i/720p BNCs. 4 key layers, internal clipstore, 4 channels of assignable DVE. multichannel AES (48 kHz) audio mixer with embedding, de-embedding and audio shuffling functionality.

FGADZ 9679090A
Masterpiece control panel with 16 video crosspoint buttons, 2 motorized faders, transition control and includes built-in touch screen GUI.

MSP-PNL-1ME-KBD
Soft panel interface keyboard for 1 M/E GUI with special keycap labels and color for switcher control. Requires the MSP-LIC-1ME-SW option to operate the MSP.

MSP-PNL-1ME-SW
1 M/E soft control panel that provides direct control of switching crosspoints

MAST-LIC-FF4-1ME
Masterpiece 1 M/E FormatFusion4. Enables up to 8x FF4 engines for inputs to be 1080p, HD (1080i/720p) or SD. SDR, HDR – HLG, PQ & S-Log3, BT709 or BT 2020 WCG.

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DATASHEETS

Masterpiece 12G-SDI

Total master control and channel branding for all standards up to 4K UHD.

In today's multiformat, multiplatform world — where consumers have access to content anytime and anywhere — demanding higher quality and delivering that content in its absolute best form is a key priority for broadcasters and media companies who want to remain relevant.

With ever-growing market uptake of 4K UHD, those broadcasters embracing the format are starting to see benefits. The dawn of this technology is only going to fuel the accelerating consumer demand for high-quality content anytime, anywhere.

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