Rapid fault diagnostics, compliance monitoring and product development
The Qx brings together all the advanced Test & Measurement tools required for transitioning to the next generation of video formats. Designed for HD/3G/6G/12-SDI and IP ST 2110/2022-7/2022-6 environments, the instrument set includes tools for rapid fault diagnosis, compliance monitoring and product development.
The Qx rasterizer offers SDI and IP toolsets as standard. Core media analysis tools for broadcast operator HD-SDI environments include picture view, waveform analyzer, vectorscope, 32 channel audio metering and ANC status. The core IP toolset supports payloads on native 10G SFP+ interfaces using generic IP SFPs, giving full access to be able to monitor and measure the IP traffic to SMPTE standards.
USER-DEFINED INSTRUMENT LAYOUT
Out of the box, the Qx offers media analysis for broadcast operator environments, with a flexible user-defined instrument layout displaying up to 16 simultaneous windows, and the ability to rapidly change between bespoke layouts for different operational tasks with user presets.
HD-SDI ANALYSIS AND MONITORING
Picture view, waveform, vectorscope, 32 channel audio metering, detection of Dolby formats, ANC status and payload, on screen display of OP47 and CEA-608 in 708 closed captions and Ancillary Time Code (ATC), and advanced control and logging are all provided as standard.
12G-SDI PHYSICAL LAYER & SDI-STRESS
The Qx offers a 12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI physical layer analysis option, including RTE™ (Real-Time Eye) technology to instantly highlight any SMPTE compliance issues including eye amplitude, transition times and overshoot. A suite of tools are available for users evaluating SDI interfaces.
SUITE OF IP MONITORING TOOLS
The Qx’s ST 2110 core IP toolset provides an operator with 2110 confidence status monitoring in an intuitive and accessible manner. The toolset supports simultaneous decap of 1 video, 2 audio and 1 ANC Data flow supported SMPTE protocols include ST 2059 (PTP), ST 2110-20, -30, -31 and -40. ST 2022-7 seamless protection (SIPS) is provided for all four flows over two media network interfaces using industry standard SFPs.
ST 2110 ANALYSIS FEATURE SET
Advanced Qx ST 2110 measurement tools include the provision of up to four simultaneous dual Packet Interval Timing measurement windows, detailed data reporting of flow packet, clock rates and PTP timing relationship, as well as IP Receive statistics that includes the measurements of the ST 2110-21 Network Compatibility model (Cinst) and Virtual Receiver Buffer Model (VRX).
ADVANCED HDR ANALYSIS
The Qx’s advanced HDR toolset includes a signal generator, CIE chart, Luma false color heat map/highlighting, waveform monitor and vectorscope. All the main live production SDR/HDR formats are supported: SDR BT.709, BT.2020, plus HDR BT.2100 HLG, PQ and Sony S-Log3 and SR Live. An extensive set of test patterns include BT.2111 HDR color bars for HLG, PQ and SR Live as well as SDR 709 patterns.
AUDIO AND VIDEO GENERATION
Generate and analyze a set of SDI/IP formats. Moving test patterns offer up to 32 channels of embedded audio per link or subfield (up to 128 channels on 12G interfaces). The toolset provides core full screen SDI Pathological SDI stress patterns as well as allowing the user to define a combination of SDI stress and conventional generator patterns up to full frame.
DATA VIEW AND ANC INSPECTOR
A sophisticated engineering grade analysis toolset provides easily accessible visualization of the data on an SDI interface and associated ANC packets. A deep SDI data inspection offers full freedom to inspect Active Picture, VANC and HANC. API controls to read back Active Picture Data under automation control are also included.
PRESETS, VNC and GUI SCREENSHOTS
The Qx interface employs VNC technology to deliver 16 simultaneous instrument windows over a remote network . Multiple display layouts can be saved as presets. This allows users to save bespoke layouts for different operational tasks; useful for rapidly changing between different screen layouts eg. Audio, HDR or IP focus.
I/O and Reference Configuration
ST 2110 and ST 2022-6 Monitoring
[Included as Standard]
12G-SDI Physical Layer Analysis
Audio and Video Generation
IP Network Traffic Measurement
Packet Interval Profile Generator
High Dynamic Range (HDR) visualization & analysis
Data View Analyzer with ANC Inspector
|Formats Supported||Qx 12G/10G|
|IP SMPTE 2110/2022-7||●|
|IP SMPTE 2022-6||●|
|3G/1.5G-SDI HD Formats||●|
|12G/6G/3G/1.5G-SDI UHD Formats||O|
|SDI Eye and Jitter Physical Layer Analysis||FO|
|Software Options Supported|
|Audio/Video Generator (SDI, ST 2022-6, ST 2110)||O|
|Eye and Jitter Toolset||O|
|UHD/4K Upgrade||SDI Option|
|SDI-STRESS Testing Toolset||O|
|Data View Analyzer with ANC Inspector||O|
|IP ST 2022-6 Decap, ST 2110-20/30/31/40 Decap with ST 2022-7 and PTP||●|
|IP Network Traffic Measurement Toolset (ST 2110)||O|
|IP Network Traffic Generation Tooslet (ST 2022-6)||O|
|4 x SDI inputs, HD/3G, 75 Ohm terminated BNC||●|
|2 x SFP+ MSA/NON-MSA cages (supports 12Gbps copper or fiber SDI interfaces)||●|
|4 x SDI outputs, HD/3G, 75 Ohm BNC||●|
|Support for 6G/12G SDI I/O||O|
|RTE™ Real-Time Eye input (12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI) x 1 (SDI input A) BNC||FO|
|Ethernet IP inputs/outputs (accepts generic SFPs)|
|2 x SFP+ 10G Cages (also supports MSA/NON-MSA 12Gbps copper or fiber SDI SFPs)||●|
|2 x SFP28 10/25G cages||–|
FO Factory Option
|Audio Inputs/Outputs||Qx 12G/10G|
|4 x 75 Ohm AES selectable I/O (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)||●|
|1 x Stereo analog audio output (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)||●|
|8 channel 48kHz PCM audio on HDMI and SDI Instrument output||●|
|HDMI instrument output, 1920 x 1080, 4:4:4 RGB, Type A||HDMI 1.4|
|SDI 3Gbit SDR/HDR instrument out, 1920 x 1080, 4:2:2 YCbCr||BNC|
|ST 2110-20 SDR/HDR, ST 2110-30 instrument out, 1920 x 1080, 4:2:2 YCbCr||O|
|2 x 75 Ohm BNC high impedance looping reference input, tri-level or B&B with cross lock||●|
|1 x 75 Ohm Micro-BNC terminating ref input, Tri/B&B with cross lock||–|
|Networking & Control|
|8 x bi-directional GPI (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)||●|
|Size/Weight||253 x 44 x 211 mm, 1.9kg|
|Power consumption||50W typical, 70W max|
|4 Pin XLR power connector||12V nominal (10V-18V)|
|AC Power adapter||90-264VAC, 120W|
|Warranty (1 year)||●|
|Extended Warranty (3 – 5 years)||O|
|Qx Chassis (includes PHQXO-SDI-STND)|
|PHQX01-3G||Qx 1U ½ rack HD/2K SDI Rasterizer, Analyser only [now includes PHQXO-IP-STND]|
|PHQX01E-3G||Qx 1U ½ rack HD/2K SDI Rasterizer with Eye & Jitter, Analyser only [now includes PHQXO-IP-STND]|
|PHQXM-01E||Qx 01E Eye mezzanine upgrade (PHQX01-3G or PHQX01-12G chassis)|
|PHQX2QXL||Requires PHQXO-IP-STND. Qx to QxL upgrade includes PHQXO-IP-25G license. Note: 25G Ethernet SFP28 modules are not included. (Availble until end March 2021)|
|Qx SDI Software Options|
|PHQXO-UHD||UHD/4K upgrade for PHQX01-3G or PHQX01E-3G|
|PHQXO-SDI-STRESS||Advanced SDI Stress Testing Toolset (requires PHQX01E-12G and PHQXO-GEN)|
|Qx SDI/IP Software Options|
|PHQXO-GEN||Audio/Video Generator (SDI, ST 2022-6)|
|PHQXO-DATA||Data View Analyzer with ANC inspector
(Included in new Qx purchases)
|PHQXO-HDR||HDR/WCG support, CIE 1931 chart, HDR Heatmap|
|Qx IP Options|
|PHQXO-IP-MEAS||IP Network Traffic Measurement Toolset (requires PHQXO-IP-STND)|
|PHQXO-IP-NGT||ST 2022-6 Packet Interval Profile Generator (requires PHQXO-IP-STND, PHQXO-GEN)|
|PHSFP-10GE-SR||10GBASE-SR Ethernet short range SFP+ 850nm, 300m, multi-mode transceiver|
|PHSFP-10GE-LR||10GBASE-LR Ethernet long range SFP+ 1310nm, 10km, single mode transceiver|
|Qx Fitting Kits|
|PHQXC-1||12G-SDI Test Cable 1m|
|PHQXK1||Qx 19” rack mount kit (1x Qx chassis)|
|PHQXK2||Qx 19” rack mount kit (2x Qx chassis)|
|PHQXK3||Qx Mounting kit – 9.5” rack (1x Qx chassis)|
|Qx Extended Warranty|
|PHQX-3YEAR||3 Year Warranty**|
|PHQX-5YEAR||5 Year Warranty**|
** One year warranty included as standard
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