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Kaleido-X

High Picture Count Multiviewer with Advanced Alarming

Kaleido-X multiviewers offer the finest picture quality, unmatched display configuration flexibility and exceptional resilience. Ideal for applications demanding high picture counts per display and total non-blocking flexibility, Kaleido-X is available in two frames — up to 96 inputs and 8 multiviewer outputs (7 RU), or up to 32 inputs and 4 multiviewer outputs (4 RU). With its advanced metadata extraction, signal probing and alarming capabilities, Kaleido-X excels in master control and headend environments. When integrated with routers, Kaleido-X enables very large and versatile monitoring systems.

FEATURES

Unmatched image quality

  • Unmatched multiviewer picture quality and superior on-screen graphics, for the most critical monitoring applications

Highly resilient

  • Frames designed to avoid a single point of failure, and include hot swappable cards and PSUs. Unique Auto-Recovery feature provides fast automated recovery after a "cold" spare card is inserted in the frame

Advanced metadata extraction, probing and alarming

  • Integral metadata extraction, signal probing and on-screen alarms. Metadata extraction includes closed captioning/teletext and AFD/WSS, as well as Dolby E (dialnorm, program configuration and audio level meters)

Layout flexibility

  • Ultimate level of layout flexibility, with unlimited signal repetition and sizing across all displays, without blocking or grouping restrictions

Multiroom oriented

  • A single Kaleido-X multiviewer can be used to share sources across multiple rooms, with fully independent displays and control panels. Multiroom display layouts can be prepared easily with the XEdit software

Seamless control across multiple multiviewers

  • Kaleido-X multiviewers can be "mixed-and-matched" with other Kaleido multiviewers to create a seamless monitoring system across a facility, and this can deliver exceptional cost, space, and power efficiency

Triple rate performance with stereoscopic 3D support

  • 3G/HD/SD/Composite performance with stereoscopic 3D support (dual link 1.5 Gb/s, SMPTE ST 292)

Router integration

  • Kaleido-X offers rich integration with the NVISION router family, and third-party routers, to allow expansion up to 1,152 video inputs and 96 multiviewer outputs

SPECIFICATIONS

INPUTS (16 per card)

COMPOSITE

Card: KXI-16HSV3 or KXI-16SV
Signal: NTSC (SMPTE ST 170), PAL, PAL-N, PAL-M, SECAM
Return loss: >25 dB up to 5.75 MHz
Quantization: 8 bits
Impedance: 75Ω

SD-SDI

Card: KXI-16HS3, KXI-16HSV3 or KXI-16SV
Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 259-C (270 Mb/s)
Formats: 525 and 625
Audio: SMPTE ST 274-1994
Return loss: >15 dB up to 270 MHz
Jitter: <0.2 UI
Cable length: 250m (820 ft.) Belden 1694A

HD-SDI

Card: KXI-16HS3 or KXI-16HSV3
Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 292-C (1.5 Gb/s)
Formats: 720p29.97 Hz, 720p25 Hz, 720p24 Hz, 720p59.94 Hz, 720p50 Hz, 1080i59.94 Hz / 29.97 Hz (PSF), 1080p29.97 Hz, 1080i50 Hz / 25 Hz (PSF), 1080p25 Hz, 1080p23.98 Hz / 24 Hz, 1080p23.98(PSF) / 24PSF, 1080i50 Hz
Audio: SMPTE ST 299
Return loss: >12 dB up to 1.485 GHz
Jitter: <0.2 UI
Cable length: 100m (328 ft.) Belden 1694A

 

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 ST 299
Return loss: >10 dB up to 2.97 GHz
Jitter: <0.3 UI
Cable length: 100m (328 ft.) Belden 1694A

DVI INPUTS

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

DVI BACKGROUND INPUTS

Inputs: KXO-DUAL
Description: Each DVI background input is dedicated to one DVI output
Signal (2): DVI-D
Resolutions: No scaling available, must match the DVI output resolution

 

MOSAIC OUTPUTS (video and graphic)

DVI (2)

Card: KXO-DUAL3
Signal: DVI-D

Resolutions: Variable/autosensing from 800x600 to 1920x1200

H frequency: 37 kHz to 96 kHz
Refresh rate: 50/59.94 Hz
Processing delay: 1 frame total when signals and frame are genlocked
Scaling performance: High quality adaptive filtering process providing best performance scaling for every image size
Connector: DVI-I

HD-SDI (2)

Signal: 3G/HD-SDI SMPTE ST 424 and SMPTE ST 292 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
SD-SDI ROUTER OUTPUTS

Card: KXO-24 router-SD and KXO-24 router-HD
Signals (24): 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 259-C (270 Mb/s)
Formats: 525 and 625
Switching: Vertical interval with reference input, selectable field
Reclocking: Configurable with/without by output port
Jitter: <0.2 UI p-p (wideband)
Connectors: BNC

HD-SDI ROUTER OUTPUTS

Card: KXO-24router-HD
Signals (24): 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 292-C (1.5 Gb/s)
Formats: 720p59.94 Hz, 1080p23.98 Hz, 1080p23.98SF, 1080p24 Hz, 1080p24SF, 1080p25SF, 1080p 29.97, 1080i50 Hz, 1080i59.94 Hz
Switching: Vertical interval with reference input, selectable field
Reclocking: Configurable with/without by output port
Jitter: <0.2 UI p-p (wideband)
Connectors: BNC

 

REFERENCE

Reference input: KXO-GPI-GEN or KXO-GPI-GEN-R
Supported formats: 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

ANALOG AUDIO

Inputs: 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
Audio inputs: ABT-64D-110 and ABT-128D-110
Signals (32 or 64 AES): AES3
Termination: 110Ω balanced
Sampling: 48 kHz
Connectors: WECO
AES 75Ω
Audio inputs: ABT-64D-75 and ABT-128D-75
Signals (32 or 64 AES): AES3
Termination: 75Ω unbalanced
Connectors: BNC

 

ANALOG AUDIO MONITORING

Outputs: KXO-DUAL3
Signals (2): Balanced analog stereo
Impedance: <600Ω
Level: +24 dBu maximum
Connector: WECO

AES AUDIO MONITORING

Outputs: KXO-DUAL3
Signals (2): AES3
Impedance: <110Ω
Connector: WECO

LTC INPUTS

ard: KXO-DUAL3
Signal (3): SMPTE ST 12-1995 (EBU-3259-E), SMPTE ST 309
Level: 500 mVp-p to 10 Vp-p
Impedance: >10 kΩ
Refresh rate: 50/59.94 Hz
Connectors: (2) WECO (www.weco.ca) plug-in screw connector system for printed circuit boards type 930-HFL (-DS), 930/931-HSL, (1) BNC

GPI I/O

Card: KXO-GPI-GEN or KXO-GPI-GEN-R
Signals (72): Contact closure
Description: Bidirectional input or output by configuration
GPI input: Opto-isolated, active low with internal pull-ups to 5 VDC and up to 12 VDC
Open collector 5 to 12 VDC

 

KALEIDO-X (4 RU) FRAME

Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies
Input voltage: 90-240V
Frequency: 47/63 Hz
Power: 600W
Max current: 15A
Dimensions:

  • H: 175 mm (7 in.) (4 RU)
  • W: 448 mm (17.6 in.)
  • D: 527 mm (20.7 in.)

Full spec temperature range: 0 to 35° C (32 to 95° F) (ambient)
Weight: 19.40 kg (42.77 lbs.) fully loaded

KALEIDO-X (7 RU) FRAME

Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies
Input voltage: 100-240V
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Power: 1,500W
Max current: 15A
Dimensions:

  • H: 309 mm (12.25 in.) (7 RU)
  • W: 448 mm (17.6 in.)
  • D: 527 mm (20.7 in.)

Full spec temperature range: 0 to 25° C (32 to 77° F) (ambient)
Weight: 27.43 kg (60.47 lbs.) fully loaded

ORDERING INFORMATION

FR4 4 RU frame
Frame selection
KXA-FR4 Kaleido-X multi-image processor 4 RU frame
Input modules
KXI-16SV 16 SD-SDI and composite input module
KXI-16HS3 16 HD/SD-SDI and 3G input module (3 Gb/s license required)
KXI-16HSV3 16 composite,HD/SD-SDI and 3G input module
Video input options
KXI-DVI-BRIDGE Dual channel DVI to HD bridge
KXS-CSX CC/subtitling and XDS data license (1/input card)
KXS-DOLBY License for extraction of Dolby metadata extraction license (1/input card)
KXS-LOUDNESS Loudness level measurement license (1/input card)
KXS-3GBPS 3 Gb/s format license (1/input card)
Audio input modules
ABT-128A 128 channel analog audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-110 128 channel 110Ω AES audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-75 128 channel 75 AES audio bridge terminal
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 bBridge terminal
Output module
KXO-DUAL3 Dual head output module with RGBHV/DVI
Output options
KXO-HDM Dual channel HD-SDI monitoring output mezzanine
KXS-3DLA Stereoscopic display license (line alternate mode) for Kaleido-X
KXS-ROTATOR Display rotation license (1/output card)
DXF-200-A Optical extension system w/DVI- HDMI+L cable
DXF-200-PSU DXF-200 power supply (1x sub-module)
DXF-TRAY 8 DXF-200 TX or RX module tray w/redundant PSU
Control panel option
KALEIDO-RCP2 Ethernet remote control panel and KM Gateway
KRCP-RK2 Kaleido-RCP2 rack mount bracket
System options
KXA-GPI-GEN GPI I/O and genlock module option for FR4
KXA-TBA-G GPI I/O terminal block adapter
Grass Valley & third-party interface options
KXS-CTRL/UMD-NVISION Control and UMD support for NVISION routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-DATATEK Control and UMD support for Datatek routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-ENCORE Control and UMD support for Encore controller
KXS-CTRL/UMB-EVERTZ Control and UMD support for Evertz routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-GVG7000 Control and UMD support for GVG7000 routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-JUPITER Control and UMD support for Jupiter routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-LEITCH Control and UMD support for Harris routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-NETWORK Control and UMD support for Nevion routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-PESA Control and UMD support for Pesa routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-PROBEL Control and UMD support for Probel routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-UTAH Control and UMD support for Utah routers
KXS-TALLY-KAHUNA Tally interface for Snell and Wilcox Kahuna switcher
KXS-TALLY-KALYPSO Tally interface for Grass Valley Kalypso switcher
KXS-TALLY-KAYAK Tally interface for Grass Valley Kayak switcher
KXS-TALLY-SONY Tally interface for Sony switchers (serial protocol)
KXS-TALLY-SYNERGY Tally interface for Ross Synergy and Vision switchers
KXS-TALLY-ZODIAC Tally interface for Grass Valley Zodiac switcher
Spares
KXA-FAN-4 Fan replacement for 4 RU frame
KXA-PSU-4 KXA-FR4 replacement power supply module
PSU-POE Replacement power over Ethernet module
FR7 7 RU frame
Frame selection
KXA-FR7-B Kaleido-X multi-Image mirocessor 7 RU frame
KXA-FR14-EXP Kaleido-X with two FR7 frames and expansion
Note: 1 kit includes two KXA-FR7-Frame, two KXA-GPI-GEN-F, four KXA-PSU-7 and two KXO-EXP-K
Input modules
KXI-16SV 16 SD-SDI and composite input module
KXI-16HS3 16 HD/SD-SDI and 3G input module (3 Gb/s license required)
KXI-16HSV3 16 Composite,HD/SD-SDI and 3 Gb/s input module
Video input options
KXI-DVI-BRIDGE Dual channel DVI to HD bridge
KXS-CSX CC/subtitling and XDS data license (1/input card)
KXS-DOLBY License for extraction of Dolby metadata extraction license (1/input card)
KXS-LOUDNESS Loudness level measurement license (1/input card)
KXS-3GBPS 3 Gb/s format license (1/input card)
Audio input modules
ABT-128A 128 channel analog audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-110 128 channel 110Ω AES audio bridge terminal
ABT-128D-75 128 channel 75 AES audio bridge terminal
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
Output module
KXO-DUAL3 Dual head output module with RGBHV/DVI
Output options
KXO-HDM Dual channel HD-SDI monitoring output mezzanine
KXS-3DLA Stereoscopic display license (line alternate mode) for Kaleido-X
KXS-ROTATOR Display rotation license (1/output card)
DXF-200-A Optical extension system w/DVI- HDMI+L cable
DXF-200-PSU DXF-200 power supply (1x sub-module)
DXF-TRAY 8 DXF-200 TX or RX module tray w/redundant PSU
KXO-EXP-K Kaleido-X expansion kit w/high bandwidth cables
Note: One KXO-EXP-K replaces one output card in each Kaleido-X frame
Router options
KXO-24SD-ROUTER 24 SD-SDI router output module
KXO-24HD-ROUTER 24 HD/SD- SDI router output module
KXO-24R-EXP-C KXO-24Router expansion cable kit (1 kit / 2 router cards)
Note 1: One KXO-24R-EXP-C allows two KXO-24SD/HD-Router cards located in different frames to share sources (2m / 6.56 ft. cables)
Note 2: For router control with physical control panel, make a selection within the range of Grass Valley/NVISION control panel series. One of the NV-9000 or NV-915 is required to interface the panel and the router.
Control panel option
KALEIDO-RCP2 Ethernet remote control panel and KM Gateway
KRCP-RK2 Kaleido-RCP2 rack mount bracket
System options
KXA-GPI-GEN-R Kaleido-X GPI and genlock module option for FR7
KXA-TBA-G GPI I/O terminal block adapter
Grass Valley & third-party interface options
KXS-CTRL/UMD-NVISION Control and UMD support for NVISION routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-DATATEK Control and UMD support for Datatek routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-ENCORE Control and UMD support for Encore controller
KXS-CTRL/UMB-EVERTZ Control and UMD support for Evertz routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-GVG7000 Control and UMD support for GVG7000 routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-JUPITER Control and UMD support for Jupiter routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-LEITCH Control and UMD support for Harris routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-NETWORK Control and UMD support for Nevion routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-PESA Control and UMD support for Pesa routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-PROBEL Control and UMD support for Probel routers
KXS-CTRL/UMD-UTAH Control and UMD support for Utah routers
KXS-TALLY-KAHUNA Tally interface for Snell and Wilcox Kahuna switcher
KXS-TALLY-KALYPSO Tally interface for Grass Valley Kalypso switcher
KXS-TALLY-KAYAK Tally interface for Grass Valley Kayak switcher
KXS-TALLY-SONY Tally interface for Sony switchers (serial protocol)
KXS-TALLY-SYNERGY Tally interface for Ross Synergy and Vision switchers
KXS-TALLY-ZODIAC Tally interface for Grass Valley Zodiac switcher
Spares
KXA-PSU-7 KXA-FR7 replacement power supply module
PSU-POE Replacement power over Ethernet module

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Kaleido-X

Kaleido-X multiviewers offer the finest picture quality, unmatched display configuration flexibility and exceptional resilience. Ideal for applications demanding high picture counts per display and total non-blocking flexibility, Kaleido-X is available in two frames — up to 96 inputs and 8 multiviewer outputs (7 RU), or up to 32 inputs and 4 multiviewer outputs (4 RU).

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