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Kaleido-MX 4K

Ultra High-Definition Multiviewer

The Kaleido-MX 4K is the latest addition to the Kaleido family of multiviewers, and it offers stunningly beautiful, seamless 4K pictures (without visible quadrants) for monitoring on large 4K screens. Kaleido-MX 4K is an ultra high-definition multiviewer that can natively drive a 4K display for the most demanding monitoring applications. Available in four configurations for up to 64 SD/HD or 3G inputs, the Kaleido-MX 4K is perfect for high-end in-studio TV productions, outside broadcast trucks, as well as playout facilities.

FEATURES

  • 16 inputs x 1 UHD output (1 RU)
  • 32 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)
  • 48 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)
  • 64 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)

Uncompromised I/O Capabilities

  • Up to 64 inputs 3G/HD/SD SDI formats
  • Quad-link 3 Gb/s output or HDMI 2.0 output at 3840x2160 @59.94/50p

Unmatched Image Quality and Layout Flexibility

  • Unmatched multiviewer picture quality and superior on-screen graphics
  • Ultimate level of layout flexibility, with unlimited signal repetition and sizing across all displays, without blocking, grouping restrictions or bandwidth restrictions
  • Display up to 128 images (64 unique) on a 4K UHD display

Router and Switcher Integration

  • Kaleido-MX 4K offers rich integration with the NVISION router family and Grass Valley’s Kayenne/Karrera production switchers
  • Supports third-party routers and production switchers for tally and labels

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

Seamless Control Across Multiple Multiviewers

  • Kaleido multiviewers can be “mixed-and-matched” to create a seamless monitoring system across a facility
  • Choice of multiple control options such as standalone Kaleido-RCP2/RCP-200 panels, integrated with router control systems and panels, iControl and third-party control systems

Scalable for the Largest Systems

  • Virtually limitless multiviewer system expansion with upstream NVISION router
  • Create combined multiviewer/router system with up to 1,152 video inputs, 72 UHD 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, supporting multicolor and blinking statuses based on severity, latching and status

SPECIFICATIONS

Video Inputs

Quantity: 16, 32, 48 or 64
Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

SD-SDI

Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 259-C (270 Mb/s)
Formats: 525 and 625

HD-SDI

Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 292-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

 

3G-SDI

Signal: SMPTE ST 424-2006 (2.97, 2.97/1.001 Gb/s) Level A and B
Formats: 1920x1080p59.94, 1920x1080p50

Mosaic Output

HDMI x 1

  • Signal: HDMI V2.0
  • Format: 3840x2160 at 50 Hz or 59.94 Hz

HD-SDI x 4

  • Signal: 3G/HD-SDI SMPTE ST 424 Level A
  • Formats: 1920x1080p59.94, 1920x1080p50
LTC Inputs

Signal: SMPTE ST 12-1995 (EBU-3259-E), SMPTE ST 309
Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

Reference

External: SMPTE ST 170, SMPTE ST 318, ITU 624-4, BUT 470-6, PAL and NTSC composite sync, SMPTE ST 274, SMPTE ST 296, SMPTE ST 240
Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

Frame

Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies (optional)
Input voltage: 100-240V
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Power:

  • 1 RU: 150W max.
  • 3 RU: 350W max.

Dimensions:

  • 1 RU x 485 mm (19 in.) x 286 mm (11.25 in.)
  • 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:

  • 1 RU: 4.2 kg (9.2 lbs.)
  • 3 RU: 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.)

 

Control

Ethernet (3)

  • Signal: 10/100 Base-T
  • Connector: RJ-45

Serial Port (2)

  • Signal: RS-422 (SMPTE ST 207, EBU-3245)
  • Connector: RJ-45
GPIO

Connector: DB-44
Number of inputs:

  • 1 RU: 20 opto-isolated
  • 3 RU: 20 or 40 (optional) opto-isolated

Number of configurable inputs or outputs:

  • 1 RU: 8
  • 3 RU: 8 or 16 (optional)

 

Analog Audio Monitoring (4)

Signals (2): Balanced analog stereo
Connector: WECO

DVI / HDMI / VGA Inputs (Optional)

Device: Grass Valley ADVC G1 converter

Discrete Audio Inputs (Optional)

Analog Audio:

  • ABT-64A or ABT-128A

Digital Audio:

  • AES 110Ω: ABT-64D-110 and ABT-128D-110  
  • AES 75Ω: ABT-64D-75 and ABT-128D-75

ORDERING INFORMATION

KALEIDO-MX 4K Models

KALEIDO-MX-16X1-4K 16 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 1 RU
KALEIDO-MX-32X1-4K 32 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-48X1-4K 48 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU
KALEIDO-MX-64X1-4K 64 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU
Input Options
KMX-IN-16-OPT-3GBPS 3 Gb/s signal format license (per 16 inputs)
KMX-IN-16-OPT-CSX CC/Subtitling and XDS data license (per 16 inputs)
KMX-IN-16-OPT-DOLBY License for extraction of Dolby E metadata (per 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-16x1-4K
DENSITÉ 3-PSU-AC Optional redundant power supply for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models
Accessories
Note: DXF-200 HDMI optical extension system is not compatible with Kaleido-MX 4K models. Output extension should be accomplished via coax cables using SDI output
ADVC G1 Any In to SDI Multifunctional Converter
KALEIDO-RCP2 Ethernet remote control panel and KM Gateway
PSU-POE Replacement power over Ethernet module
KRCP-RK2 Kaleido-RCP2 rackmount bracket
GPI-1501-TBA GPI I/O terminal block adapter
GPI-1501 Additional GPI I/O module for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models
REF-1801 Redundant reference for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models
Routers and Switchers Interface Options
KMX-OPT-RT-NVISION Control and UMD support for NVISION routers
KMX-OPT-RT-GVG7000 Control and UMD support for GV 7000 routers
KMX-OPT-RT-ENCORE Control and UMD support for Encore controllers
KMX-OPT-RT-DATATEK Control and UMD support for Datatek routers
KMX-OPT-RT-EVERTZ Control and UMD support for Evertz routers
KMX-OPT-RT-JUPITER Control and UMD support for Jupiter routers
KMX-OPT-RT-HARRIS Control and UMD support for Harris/Imagine routers
KMX-OPT-RT-NETWORK Control and UMD support for Nevion (Network Electronics) 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-KAYENNE Tally interface for Grass Valley Kayenne production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KARRERA Tally interface for Grass Valley Karrera production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KALYPSO Tally Interface for Grass Valley Kalypso production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KAYAK Tally Interface for Grass Valley Kayak production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-ZODIAK Tally Interface for Grass Valley Zodiak production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-KAHUNA Tally Interface for Snell Kahuna production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-SONY Tally Interface for Sony production switchers (serial protocol)
KMX-OPT-TLY-SYNERGY Tally Interface for Ross Synergy production switchers
KMX-OPT-TLY-ACUITY Tally Interface for Ross Acuity production switchers

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Kaleido-MX 4K

The Kaleido-MX 4K from Grass Valley is the latest addition to the Kaleido family of multiviewers, and it offers stunningly beautiful, seamless 4K pictures (without visible quadrants) for monitoring on large 4K screens. Kaleido-MX is an ultra high-definition multiviewer that can natively drive a 4K display for the most demanding monitoring applications. Available in four configurations for up to 64 SD/HD or 3G inputs, the Kaleido-MX 4K is perfect for high-end in-studio TV productions, outside broadcast trucks, as well as playout facilities.

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