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KudosPro LC2000

Motion Adaptive Standards Converter

The LC2000 is a highly cost-effective, linear motion adaptive standards converter.

FEATURES

  • Linear motion adaptive SD/HD/3G high-density frame rate conversion
  • SD/HD/3G up/down/crossconversion
  • Independent dual channel conversion
  • Flexible video and audio I/O configuration
  • 16-channel embedded audio processing for each video channel
  • Continuous output when input standard switches
  • HDMI monitor output
  • Dual PSU as standard
  • Relay bypass on primary SDI inputs
  • Automatic aspect ratio conversion (AFD, VI, L23)
  • Powerful picture enhancement tools
  • Front panel and remote control via web interface and RollCall
  • Closed caption and timecode handling
  • Synchronization
  • User chosen line for SMPTE ST 2016
  • GPI support
  • Front panel control lock
  • Caption generator
  • Logo inserter
  • Sidebar keyer
  • Clean cut
  • Composite input/output
  • Fiber input/output

Applications

  • High-density international program distribution
  • Low-cost frame rate conversion
  • International TV and video back-up channels

SPECIFICATIONS

Signal Inputs

Serial digital 4x 75Ω SD/HD/3G serial digital with embedded audio

Input standards:

  • 3 Gb/s SD-SDI, SMPTE ST 425 level A, level B
  • 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI SMPTE ST 292/SMPTE ST 299
  • 270 Mb/s SD-SDI SMPTE ST 259

Composite PAL, NTSC, NTSC-J, PAL-M, PAL-N, N4.4, SECAM

12-bit ADCs

Analog component YC

Reference: 1 x loop-through HDTV Tri-sync/SD Bi-sync (blackburst) SMPTE ST 240/SMPTE ST 274

Audio AES:

  • 4x balanced AES inputs – via 25-way D-type
  • 4 x unbalanced AES inputs – via 4x BNC

Audio analog: 4x stereo analog inputs via 25-way D-type

Signal Outputs

Serial digital 4 x 75Ω SD/HD/3G serial digital with embedded audio

Output standards:

  • 3 Gb/s HD-SDI, SMPTE ST 425 level A, level B
  • 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI SMPTE ST 292/SMPTE ST 299
  • 270 Mb/s SD-SDI SMPTE ST 259

Composite PAL, NTSC, NTSC-J, PAL-M, PAL-N

12-bit DACs

Analog component YC

Audio AES:

  • 4x balanced AES outputs – via 25-way D-type
  • 4x unbalanced AES outputs – via 4x BNC

Audio analog: 2x stereo analog outputs via 25-way D-type

Input Standards

(auto detect) 525, 625

720 50/59.94/60p

1080 50/59.94/60i

1080 50/59.94/60p (Levels A and B)

720/1080 23.98/24/25/29/30p

1080 23.98/24/25/29PsF

Output Standards

525, 625

720 50/59.94/60p

1080 50/59.94/60i

1080 50/59.94/60p (Levels A and B)

720/1080 23.98/24/25/29/30p

1080 23.98/24/25/29PsF

Conversion Functions

Modes: SD/HD/3G linear standards

Conversion: Up/down/crossconversion

Manual or Automatic ARC

AFD (SMPTE ST 2016), VI (RP186), WSS (L23)

SD input format: Normal 4:3, Anamorphic 16:9, Letterbox 14:9, Letterbox 16:9

SD output format: Normal 4:3, Anamorphic 16:9, Letterbox 14:9, Letterbox 16:9

Auto zoom: On/Off

Manual zoom: Zoom ±20%

Safe area marker: Off, 16:9, 4:3

Manual controls: size, aspect, pan, tilt

Wide range of ARC presets including 702 sample line mode

Audio Functions

Analog Audio:

  • Four pairs of analogue inputs are individually available to any or all processing channels
  • Two groups (2 pairs) of analog output are separately assignable to any processing channel
  • Headroom +24 dBu; balanced connection

AES Audio:

  • Four AES audio inputs are individually available to any or all processing channels
  • Four AES audio outputs (48 kHz) are separately assignable to any processing channel
  • AES input is auto-detected as PCM (32-96 kHz) or non-PCM (48 kHz locked to relevant video input

Embedded Audio:

  • Each processing channel includes 16-channel embedded audio processing
  • PCM audio processing includes channel level gain and delay compensation, as well as channel level routing/shuffle with audio phase inversion
  • Non-PCM processing features pair level routing and delay compensation
  • Dolby-E data is passed with a delay to match the video and with co-timed audio frame drop or repeat

Metadata

Closed caption CEA608 <> CEA708

Timecode conversions

WST/SMPTE RDD08/SMPTE ST 2031 conversion

Enhancement

Advanced Horizontal Enhancement:

  • Frequency band selection (Low, Med, High)
  • 4 preset enhancement levels (Low, Med, High, Super)
  • Custom H Gain and H Noise rejection levels

Advanced Vertical Enhancement:

  • Frequency band selection (Low, Med, High)
  • 5 preset enhancement levels (Soft 2, Soft 1, Normal, Sharp 1, Sharp 2)

Horizontal Aperture:

  • 5 preset H sharpness levels (Low 2, Low 1, Normal, High 1, High 2)
  • 5 preset H detail levels (Soft 2, Soft 1, Normal, Sharp 1, Sharp 2)

Noise reduction: spatial, recursive

Y/C alignment: corrects for up-stream luma-chroma displacement

System

Pattern Off, Black, Ramp, Bars

Proc amp:

Black Level: +100 to -100 mV (0) in 0.8 mV steps

Contrast: -6 dB to +6 dB (0) in 0.2 dB steps

Saturation: -6 dB to +6 dB (0) in 0.2 dB steps

Y Gamma: 0.4 to 1.7 (1) in 0.1 steps

Freeze: On/Off

 

Genlock: Reference lock, input lock (same format), Follow input (same frame rate), Free run

Memories: 16 user memories

Legalizer

EDH support

Communications

Remote control via web interface and RollCall network (IP) and SNMP

Power (Primary and Secondary)

Input voltage range 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz 1.5A (max.) via three-pin IEC power socket

Mechanical

Temperature range: 0 to 45° C (32° to 113° F) operating

Cooling: Internal fan, side venting

Weight: Approximately 4.25 kg (9.4 lbs.)

Case type: 1 RU, rack mounting

Dimensions: 44 x 430 x 400 mm (1.7 x 16.9 x 15.7 in.) (HxWxD))

Headphones socket with volume control

GPIO: 8 available

Throughput Delay

Video processing delay:

  • Field = 16.7 or 20 ms
  • Frame = 33.3 or 40 ms

With scaling active in same frame rate:

  • Ref lock/Free run – between 3 and 5 fields + ~200 µs
  • Input lock (SDI) – 3 fields + 1 ms

With same standard in & out and Sync mode = Enabled:

  • Ref lock/Free run – between ~200 µs and 1 frame + ~200 µs
  • Input lock (SDI) – ~1 ms

Frame rate conversion:

  • Any lock mode – 110 ms typical

Audio processing delay (Audio delay = 0 ms):
With scaling active in same frame rate:

  • Ref lock/Free run – 1.5 frames
  • Input lock – 1 frame + 1 ms

With same standard in & out and sync mode = Enabled:

  • Ref lock/Free run – 0.5 frames
  • Input lock – ~3 ms

Frame rate conversion:

  • Any lock mode – 110 ms typical

ORDERING INFORMATION

6122110

C2000-CT2 Dual channel video & audio processing unit, including frame rate/format conversion, frame synchronization, ARC control, noise reduction, side-bar keying, logo insertion, CC, WST and timecode handling, picture enhancement tools, 16 channel audio processing inc gain, delay & shuffling. SDI (BNC or fiber), CVBS, GPI, AES and analog audio I/O. HDMI monitor output & dual PSUs.
 

Fiber SFP Options for Fiber — A&B

FC1-13TR: Transceiver 1310 nm/Rx

FC1-13T1: Single 1310 nm Tx

FC1-13T2: Dual 1310 nm Tx

Fiber SFP Options for Fiber — A&B

FC1-15T1: Single 1550 nm Tx

FC1-15T2: Dual 1550 nm Tx

FC1-R1: Single Rx

FC1-R2: Dual Rx

FC1-HDBT2: HD-BNC Dual Tx

FC1-HDBR2: HD-BNC Dual Rx

FC1-HDBTR: HD-BNC Transceiver

CWDM Tx wavelengths available on request

Note: Fiber SFP type must be ordered in addition to the unit.

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KudosPro is the next-generation audio and video processing platform from Grass Valley, delivering high-quality audio and video signal processing in a compact, affordable, format-flexible package. KudosPro is the ideal solution for broadcasters, news agencies, and content providers needing to consider cost and space issues, while also ensuring high-quality content for domestic and international audiences. Redundant power supplies in all models, plus comprehensive support means all KudosPro ranges work for your business, and keep working for your business.

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