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NVISION 8500 HYBRID Router Series

Digital Video/Audio Routers with Audio Processing (4K/3G/HD/SD/ASI/AES/AA/MADI)

NVISION 8500 Hybrid routers combine exceptional resilience with cost, space and power efficiency to make them your ideal enterprise-class routing solution. Perfect for production and playout applications from trucks to the largest engine rooms, they offer the convenience of integrated audio processing and simplified cable management with no compromises on reliability. Available in five frame sizes with matrices ranging from 144x144 all the way up to 1152x1152 and larger. Whatever your need or function, NVISION 8500 has the right fit.

The NVISION 8500 HYBRID series also features the NVISION...

FEATURES

Space, power and cost saving with integrated audio processing

  • Integrated 16 channel audio de-embedding, shuffling, re-embedding and breakaway saves space, power, weight and costs
  • Audio concentrators minimize cabling, associated labor and weight

Eliminating audio to video delay problems

  • By eliminating the requirement for external audio de-embedders and embedders, the router prevents audio to video latency problems, which can be an issue in live production environments when feeding signals to an audio console

Simplified cable management with direct fiber connectivity

  • Unique, clean design provides unparalleled signal integrity and allows longer coaxial cable runs
  • High density coaxial connectors streamline cabling and lower weight
  • Direct fiber connectivity using SFP modules for 1310 nm and CDWM wavelengths
  • Ultra resilient design
  • Patented N-on-1 crosspoint redundancy
  • Front loading with hot swappable power supplies, input, output, controller and crosspoint modules, and speed controlled fans
  • Small failure block: input block is 9, output block is 18
  • Redundant power supplies, crosspoints, and control cards

Scalable for the very largest systems

  • Five frames sizes provide matrices from 144x144 to 1152x1152 and larger
  • Rectangular matrices (twice as many outputs as inputs) are ideally suited to feeding multiviewer systems

Highly flexible control

  • Integrates tightly with Grass Valley control systems and wide range of control panels for easier signal management, even in the most complex facilities

Rich facility integration

  • Exceptional integration across a facility, including with multiviewers, signal processors, master control switchers, tally management systems and production switchers

SPECIFICATIONS

Electrical PS8100 (FR8144 only)
  • AC input: 90-130/180-250 VAC, 50/60 Hz, auto-ranging, 15A
  • AC fuses: No user serviceable fuses
  • AC connectors:
    • Female: IEC 320-C13 (one for each PS8100 module installed)
    • Male: NEMA 5-15p
  • AC power: PS8100, 850W, one IEC 320-C13
  • AC power usage: Power based on PS8100 modules
NV8144
  • Coax: 850W nominal (144x144), power factor corrected
  • Fiber optic: 850W nominal (144x144), power factor corrected
  • Hybrid: 850W nominal (144x144), power factor corrected
PS8300 (FR8140 only)
  • AC input: 90-130/180-250 VAC, 50/60 Hz, auto-ranging, 20A
  • AC fuses: No user serviceable fuses
  • AC connectors:
    • Female: IEC 320-C13 (one for each PS8100 module installed)
    • Male: NEMA 5-15p
  • AC power: PS8300, 1350W, one IEC 320-C13
  • AC power usage: Power based on PS8300 modules

 

NV8140
  • Coax: 1350W nominal (144x288), power factor corrected
  • Fiber optic: 1350W nominal (144x288), power factor corrected
  • Hybrid: 1350W nominal (144x288), power factor corrected
NV8300 and PS8300 (FR8280, FR8567, and FR8576-Plus)
  • AC input: 90-130/180-250 VAC, 50/60 Hz, auto-ranging, 20A
  • AC fuses: No user serviceable fuses
  • AC connectors:
    • Female: IEC 320-C19 (one for each PS8300 module installed)
    • Male: NEMA L5-20P locking (one for each PS8300 module installed)
  • AC power: PS8300, 1,350 W, one IEC 320-C19 AC power usage

 

NV8280
  • Coax: 1,750W nominal (288x576), power factor corrected
  • Fiber optic: 2,100W nominal (288x576), power factor corrected
  • Hybrid: 2,700W nominal (288x576), power factor corrected
NV8576, NV8576-Plus
  • Coax: 3,400W nominal, power factor corrected
  • Fiber optic: 4,250W nominal, power factor corrected
  • Hybrid: 5,400W nominal, power factor corrected (576x1152, 576x576 expandable) (each frame requires two NV8300 frames)
Diagnostic
  • Type: Serial port
  • Standard : SMPTE ST 207, EIA-422/EIA-232, configurable
  • Connector: 2, DE-9
Serial Control
  • Type: Serial port (2 per control card)
  • Standard: SMPTE ST 207, EIA-422
  • Connector: 4, DE-9
Ethernet
  • Type: 10/100 Base T
  • Standard: IEEE 802.3
  • Protocol: NVISION Ethernet protocol
  • Connector: 2, RJ45
Output Signal Monitor
  • Type: Standard definition and high definition digital video
  • Standard: See related section of this specification for standard for each monitored signal type
  • Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3
  • Impedance: 75Ω
  • Signal details: See related section of this specification for details for each monitored signal type, I/O levels and return loss (FR8576-Plus only)

 

Expansion I/O
  • Type: Proprietary
  • Standard: See related section of this specification for standard for each signal type sent between routers
  • Connector: 128, proprietary
  • Signal details: See related section of this specification for details for each signal type, I/O levels and return loss (FR8576-Plus only)
Control Expansion
  • Type: 10Base2 port
  • Connector: 2, BNC, loop through
  • Impedance: 50Ω
Power Supply Monitor (except FR8144)
  • Connector: DB-25
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40° C (32 to 104° F)
  • Relative humidity: 0 to 90%, non-condensing
Video Reference Input
  • Type: Analog video reference
  • Standard: PAL, NTSC, or tri-level sync
  • Connector: Loop through, BNC
  • Impedance: 75Ωor Hi-Z (>20,000Ω), not selectable
  • Level: 0.5 Vp-p to 2.0 Vp-p
  • Return loss: >30 dB to 5 MHz
  • Output timing jitter: <0.2 Ulpp from 10 Hz to 1.0 kHz

 

Inputs/Outputs (HD/SD)
  • Type: High definition serial digital video
  • Standard: SMPTE ST 259 and SMPTE ST 292
  • Data rates: Auto re-clocking at 270 Mb/s and 1.483, 1.485 Gb/s or auto bypass with pass-through from 19 Mb/s to 1.5 Gb/s (Note: Inputs do not reclock.)
  • Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3
  • Impedance: 75Ω
  • Cable equalization: 150m (492 ft.) Belden 1694A, 85m (278 ft.) Belden 1855A, or equivalent cable, at 1.5 Gb/s
  • Router path: Non-inverting
  • I/O return loss: >15 dB, 5 MHz to 1.5 GHz
  • Output level: 800 mVpp ±10%
  • Output rise/fall time: ≤270 ps
  • Output overshoot: ≤10% of amplitude max
  • Output alignment jitter: ≤0.2 UIpp from 100 kHz to 150 MHz
  • Output timing jitter: ≤1.0 UIpp from 10 Hz to 100 kHz
Inputs/Outputs (3G/HD/SD)
  • Type: High definition serial digital video
  • Standard: SMPTE ST 259, SMPTE ST 344, SMPTE ST 292 and SMPTE ST 424
  • Data rates for auto reclocking: 270 Mb/s and 1.483, 1.485, 2.966, 2.970 Gb/s or auto bypass with pass-through from 19 Mb/s to 3 Gb/s (Note: Inputs do not reclock.)
  • Connector: DIN 1/2.3
  • Impedance: 75Ω
  • Cable equalization (for cables listed or equivalent cable):
    • 400m (1,312 ft.) Belden 1694A, 250m (820 ft.) Belden 1855A at 270 Mb/s
    • 150m (492 ft.) Belden 1694A, 100m (328 ft.) Belden 1855A at 1.5 Gb/s
    • 100m (328 ft.) Belden 1694A, 45m (147 ft.) Belden 1855A at 3 Gb/s
  • Router path: Non-inverting
  • Output level: 800 mVp-p ±10 %
  • I/O return loss: >15 dB, 5 MHz to 1.5 GHz; >10 dB, 1.5 GHz to 3 GHz
  • Output rise/ fall time: ≤135 ps
  • Output overshoot: ≤10 % of amplitude max
  • Output alignment jitter: ≤0.3 UIpp from 100 kHz to 300 MHz
  • Output timing jitter: ≤2.0 UIpp from 10 Hz to 100 kHz

NVISION 8500 IP Gateway

Parameter IP Gateway Input Cards IP Gateway Output Cards
SDI video channels 8 8
10 GbE ports 3 3
10/100M control ports 1 1
MAC address One for the 10/100 control port, plus three for the 10 GbE ports flashed onto front module
IP addresses, 10/100 One for the control port, flashed into rear module. (The default IP address for the control port is 192.168.3.sss where sss is the slot number for the IP gateway card.)
IP addresses, 10 GbE Statically-assigned via custom GUI served up by the 10/100 control port
Network protocols Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

ICMP response only
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

ICMP response only
SDI channel assignments to

10 GbE ports
10 GbE #1: Ch. 1–3

10 GbE #2: Ch. 4–6

10 GbE #3: Ch. 7–8
10 GbE #1: Ch. 1–3

10 GbE #2: Ch. 4–6

10 GbE #3: Ch. 7–8
SFPs for 10 GbE ports Supports SFP+ (supplied by Grass Valley)
10 GbE rate 10.3125 Gb/s, ± 100 ppm
10 GbE standard IEEE 802.3-2008
SDI formats 480i/29.97, 576i/25, 1080i/29.97, 1080i/25, 1080i/30, 720p/59.94, 720p/50, 720p/60,

1080p/59.94A, 1080p/50A, 1080p/60A

1080p/59.94B-DL, 1080p/50B-DL, 1080p/60B-DL, 1080i/29.97B-DS, 1080i/25BDS,

1080i/30B-DS

1080PsF/29.97, 1080PsF/24, 1080PsF/25, 1080PsF/30, 1080PsF/23.98
SMPTE SDI standards SMPTE ST 259, SMPTE ST 292, SMPTE ST 424
SMPTE IP standards SMPTE ST 2022-6



Specifications subject to change without notice

ORDERING INFORMATION

Frames

FR8576

576x1152 in a single 32 RU frame

FR8576-Plus

576x576 in a single 32 RU frame expandable to 1152x1152 in two frames

FR8280

288x576 in a single 16 RU frame

FR8144

144x144 in single 8 RU frame

FR8140

144x288 in single 8 RU frame

NV8300

3 RU power supply frame, required for all frames except FR8144

SFP Modules

Fiber 1310 nm SFPs

IO8500-3GIG-IN-SFP
8500 2 IN optical SFP module, single-mode, 1310 nm, dual LC

IO8500-3GIG-OUT-SFP
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1310 nm, dual LC

Fiber CWDM SFPs

IO8500-CWDM-IN-SFP
8500 2 IN optical SFP module, single-mode, 1260/1620 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-27/29
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1271/1291 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-31/33
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1311/1331 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-35/37
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1351/1371 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-39/41
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1391/1411 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-43/45
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1431/1451 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-47/49
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1471/1491 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-51/53
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1511/1531 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-55/57
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single mode, 1551/1571 nm, dual LC

IO8500-CWDM-OUT-SFP-59/61
8500 2 OUT optical SFP module, single-mode, 1591/1611 nm, dual LC

NVISION 8900 AA / AES / MADI Audio Concentrators

8900-SA-TDM-BAL
8900 32 IN AES (110Ω) to MADI 1 RU

8900-SA-TDM-CX
8900 32 IN AES (75Ω) to MADI 1 RU

8900-TDM-SA-BAL
8900 MADI to 32 OUT AES (110Ω) 1 RU

8900-TDM-SA-CX
8900 MADI to 32 OUT AES (75Ω) 1 RU

8900-AA-TDM
8900 32 IN AA to MADI 1 RU

8900-TDM-AA
8900 MADI to 32 OUT AA 1 RU

NVISION 8900 Power Supply

CRPS1
Redundant power supply for NV8900


  FRAME
  NV8140 NV8144 NV8280 NV8576 NV8576+
VIDEO INPUTS
8500-3GIG-IN-COAX
8500 9 IN 3 Gig coax input
   
8500-3GIG-IN-FIBER
8500 9 IN 3 Gig fiber input
 
8500-HD-IN-COAX
8500 9 IN HD coax input
   
8144-3GIG-IN-COAX
8144 9 IN 3 Gig coax input
       
8500-3GIG-IN-COAX-JC
8500 9 IN 3 Gig coax input jitter cleaner
   
8140-3GIG-IN-COAX
8140 18 IN 3 Gig coax input
       
8140-3GIG-IN-FIBER
8140 18 IN 3 Gig fiber input
       
8140-HD-IN-COAX
8140 18 IN HD coax input
       

VIDEO OUTPUTS
8500-3GIG-OUT-COAX
8500 18 OUT 3 Gig coax output
   
8500-3GIG-OUT-COAX-EXP
8500 9 OUT 3 Gig coax output + expansion
       
8500-3GIG-OUT-FIBER
8500 18 OUT 3 Gig fiber output
 
8500-3GIG-OUT-FIBER-EXP
8500 9 OUT 3 Gig fiber output + expansion
       
8500-HD-OUT-COAX
8500 18 OUT HD coax output
   
8500-HD-OUT-COAX-EXP
8500 9 OUT HD coax output + expansion
       
8144-3GIG-OUT-COAX
8144 18 OUT 3 Gig coax output
       

Crosspoint Modules
144-3GIG-XPT
8500 series 144 x 144 3 Gig XPT
   
288-3GIG-XPT
8500 series 288 x 288 3 Gig XPT
     
144-3GIG-XPT-RED
8500 series 144 x 144 3 Gig redundant XPT
       
288-3GIG-XPT-RED
8500 series 288 x 288 3 Gig redundant XPT
     
140-3GIG-XPT-RED
8140 144x144 3 Gig redundant XPT
       

Control Module
8500H-NV
8500 hybrid control card

Hybrid Inputs
8500H-IP-3G-DEM-CX
8500 8 IN 3 Gig/de-emb coax
 
8500H-IP-3G-TDM-CX
8500 8 IN 3 Gig 1 IN MADI coax
 
8500H-IP-3G-FS-CX
8500 8 IN 3 Gig frame sync coax
 
8140H-IP-3G-DEM-CX
8140 16 IN 3 Gig/de-emb coax input
       
8140H-IP-3G-TDM-CX
8140 16 IN 3 Gig 2 IN MADI coax input
       

Hybrid Outputs
8500H-OP-3G-EMB-CX
8500 16 OUT 3 Gig/embed coax
 
8500H-OPX-3G-EMB-CX
8500 8 OUT w/exp 3 Gig/embed coax
 
8500H-OP-3G-DEM/EMB-CX
8500 16 OUT 3 Gig dem/emb coax
 
8500H-OPX-3G-DEM/EMB-CX
8500 8 OUT 3 Gig w/exp 3 Gig dem/emb coax
       
8500H-OP-3G-TDM-CX
8500 16 OUT 3 Gig 2 OUT MADI coax
 
8500H-OPX-3G-TDM-CX
8500 8 OUT 3 Gig 1 OUT MADI w/exp coax
       

Hybrid Crosspoint Modules
8500H-XPT-288
8576 3 Gig/hybrid XPT
     
8500H-RXPT-288
8576 3 Gig/hybrid redundant XPT
     
8500H-XPT-144
8280/8144 3 Gig/hybrid XPT
     
8500H-RXPT-144
8280 3 Gig/hybrid redundant XPT
       
8500H-RXPT-140
8140 3 Gig/hybrid redundant XPT
       

Power/Monitor/Fan
NV 8300
3 RU power supply frame
   
PS8100
8000 series 850W PS redundant
       
PS8300
8000 series 1350W PS redundant
 
8500-MNTR
8500 series monitor
8500-FAN 1
8576/8280 series speed cont. fan module
   
8500-FAN 2
8144/8140 series speed cont. fan module
     

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NVISION 8500 HYBRID

NVISION 8500 HYBRID routers from Grass Valley combine exceptional resilience with cost, space and power efficiency to make them your ideal enterprise-class routing solution.

Perfect for production and playout applications from trucks to the largest engine rooms, they offer the convenience of integrated audio processing and simplified cable management with no compromises on reliability.

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