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iTX Appliance 2

4K/HD/SD Dual/Single Channel Playout Platform

iTX Appliance 2 is a dual- or single-channel platform for iTX integrated playout offering advanced, real-time processing for exceptional video quality and robustness. The output server is designed to be fully upgradable to support 4K (using four HD-SDI inputs, four HD-SDI outputs) and video-over-IP playout with future iTX license options, without requiring any changes to the hardware. Licensable options include dual real-time, Vertigo XG graphics processors driven by single playlist and internal Softel subtitling and captioning.

FEATURES

Advanced, built-in processing

  • Supports standard iTX channels and optional plug-ins
  • Single- or dual-channel HD/SD models, which are ideal for simulcast
  • Dual real-time, Vertigo XG graphics processors driven by single playlist*
  • Live input up/downconversion*
  • Simulcast embedded audio processing and Nielsen watermarking*
  • Embedded Dolby D and E audio processing*
  • Supports multiple video formats without transcoding*
  • Supports ANC data such as VBI, OP47 captions and SCTE-104 triggers*
  • Internal Softel subtitling and captioning*

Ready To Go

  • iTX Appliance 2 ships pre-installed with iTX software
  • Simple on-site configuration to join the platform to your iTX framework
  • The iTX Appliance 2 may be optionally monitored by a Grass Valley iControl system

Reliable

  • Fault tolerant disk storage for media with RAID-10 storage
  • Solid-state system drive for faster loading time and better performance
  • Dual user-replaceable power supplies

Supported

  • Standard 1 year warranty
  • Global coverage
  • One number to call to support all aspects of your system

Efficient

  • Lower power consumption per channel
  • 1 RU space efficient server

*Optional licensable features

SPECIFICATIONS

Chassis Dimensions

Form: 1 RU rackmount chassis

Height: 27.8 mm (1.7 in.)

Width: 437 mm (17.2 in.)

Depth: 706 mm (27.8 in.)

Processors

Dual six-core Intel Xeon E5-2620v3 processors

Memory

32 GB main memory (RAM)

Media Cache Storage

2 TB of usable RAID-10 storage

System Disk Storage

120 GB SSD RAID-1

Video I/O

Up to eight SDI I/Os on DIN 1.0/2.3 connectors

Graphics Card

NVIDIA Quadro K2200

Power Consumption

Number of power supplies: 2

AC input voltage: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz

Input current: 1.55-3.74 (voltage dependent)

Input power: 400W max.  

Temperature

Ambient temperature: 35°C (95°F)

Note:
This shall be the maximum internal temperature within the rack in which the iTX Playout Appliance unit is installed

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Onboard Controllers/Ports
  • USB 3.0 ports (2 front, 2 rear)
  • Dedicated IPMI LAN port (1)
  • COM port (1)
  • 10 GigE ports (2)

Video card I/O: Corvid 44: 5 DIN (SDI in/out and reference) or Corvid 88: 9 DIN (SDI in/out and reference)

Graphics card: DVI-I port (1) and DisplayPort 1.2 (2)

ORDERING INFORMATION

GVSP-3TB-WIN-2IO

iTX Playout Appliance 2 – 2 I/O Hardware Only

1 RU iTX HD Playout Appliance 2 fitted with a 2 I/O Corvid LP board pre-configured with OS only and pre-equipped with GPU to support XG Inside (not licensed). Compatible with a single channel of playout using OS1 or OS2 Video Engine.

GVSP-3TB-WIN-2+2IO

iTX Playout Appliance 2 – 2x2 I/O Hardware Only

1 RU iTX HD Playout Appliance 2 fitted with 2 x 2 I/O Corvid LP boards pre-configured with OS only (does not support XG in iTX). Compatible with two channels of playout using OS1 or OS2 Video Engine.

GVSP-3TB-WIN-4IO

iTX Playout Appliance 2 – 4 I/O Hardware Only

1 RU iTX HD Playout Appliance 2 fitted with a 4 I/O board pre-configured with OS only and pre-equipped with GPU to support Vertigo XG (license not included). 

GVSP-3TB-WIN-8IO

iTX Playout Appliance 2 – 8 I/O Hardware Only

1 RU iTX HD Playout Appliance 2 fitted with an 8 I/O board pre-configured with OS only and pre-equipped with GPU to support Vertigo XG (license not included).

Upgrades

GV Edge clients are able to upgrade the following GVSP servers to the iTX Appliance 2 output server specification with a view to migrating to the iTX platform:

  • K2-Edge SD-X11
  • K2-Edge-Dell-X11
  • K2-Edge-HDX-11

Upgrades performed with a field upgrade kit.

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DATASHEETS

iTX Appliance 2

iTX Appliance 2 from Grass Valley is a dual- or single-channel platform for iTX integrated playout offering advanced, real-time processing for exceptional video quality and robustness. The platform is designed to support 4K (using four HD-SDI inputs, four HD-SDI outputs) and IP playout with iTX license options, without requiring any changes to the hardware.

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