Advanced Physical Layer Toolset
With advanced SDI physical layer analysis (Eye & Jitter), the SxE is ideal for applications such as video technology manufacturing and live production.
The instant, RTE™ (Real-Time Eye) technology speeds physical layer testing, and delivers automated measurements and logging for key parameters such as: rise time, fall time, delta, overshoot, undershoot and cable length. The Jitter analysis instrument enables an engineer to quickly analyze the nature of jitter present using a graph of jitter versus time.
The SxE also now offers automatic link detection of single links of multi-link 3G and HD based UHD formats.
SxE KEY FEATURES
EXTENSIVE VIDEO TOOLSET
With simultaneous signal generation and analysis, its built-in core toolset includes a multi-format waveform, vectorscope and video display, plus data view and VANC/ANC inspector. Over 350 formats are supported for compliance monitoring. Signal generation offers 32 test patterns, including pathological.
ADVANCED PHYSICAL LAYER TOOLSET
The instant, RTE™ (Real-Time Eye) technology speeds physical layer testing, and delivers automated measurements and logging for key parameters such as: rise time, fall time, delta, overshoot and cable length. The Jitter analysis instrument enables quick analysis of the nature of jitter using a graph of jitter versus time.
AV DELAY GENERATION AND ANALYSIS
AV Delay Generation and Analysis offers an end-to-end solution for the measurement of Audio to Video differential delay through a broadcast system. The tool provides a realtime update of the differential delay between the video content and the selected audio channel pair to measure the propagation (latency) or pipeline delay.
ULTRA PORTABLE, RUGGED DESIGN
The SxE offers great mobility with a lightweight, rugged aluminium case with integral, high quality screen for instrument display and video monitoring. The generator/ analyzer operates via rechargeable lithium battery for up 2 hours, and can also be powered by the mains to offer flexible operation around facilities.
ENHANCED REMOTE CONTROL
The SxE features a TCP/IP interface for remote control, automated testing, engineering support and fault analysis. Comprehensive status logging with custom reports, together with instrument picture capture to simplify fault finding is also included.
MULTI-CHANNEL AUDIO ANALYSIS
The SxE features support for 16-channel audio metering and bitstream generation and analysis of Dolby E, Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus. Embed a single external 48kHz synchronous AES stream into the generated video stream, as well as extract embedded audio and export it via the AES output.
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SxE Advanced Physical Layer Analysis
- The Log ANC Status menu allows customization of which ANC packets to log for changes in status (e.g. Present, Checksum Error, Missing, Parity Error)
- Logging of Dolby and AES Status as well as device system errors
- Control of logging duration
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|Display resolution||480 x 272 pixels auto scaling|
|Display type||16:9 24 bit color TFT|
|Display size||95 x 54 mm|
|SDI||3G-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI|
|Outputs/Inputs||1 x 75 Ohm BNC|
|Genlock||Bi/Tri/SDI with cross lock|
|Adjustable timing||0 to 1 Frame|
|Text Ident||Yes with font, color and point size|
|Video Test Signal|
|Static Test patterns||32+ including full frame|
|Moving Zone Plate||Yes|
|Formats||To be supplied on request|
|Eye bit rates||3Gbps, 1.485Gbps, 270 Mbps|
|Jitter||SMPTE specification filters|
|Jitter thermometers||Alignment, Timing|
|Internal speaker||0.5 watts|
|Audio DAC||24 bit stereo|
|Headphone socket||3.5 mm with auto line out|
|Generator/Monitor||48 kHz 20-bit (SD-SDI) 24-bit (HD-SDI)|
|16 channel embedded audio||Yes|
|AES Output/Input||1 x 75 Ohm BNC|
|Audio Test Signal|
|Variable tones||1 Hz-24 Khz in 1Hz steps|
|White noise generation||Yes|
|Audio levels variable||0 to -100dB in 1dB steps|
|Audio phase invert||Yes|
|Navigation panel||5 menu keys 8 custom select/program|
|Integral battery supply||Yes|
|Internal Storage||8GB (upgradable)|
|Remote control||Web browser interface|
|AC power supply||Included|
|Security||Kensington lock fitting|
|Size/Weight||0.7kgs, H:92mm W:225mm D:42mm|
|SxE Handheld Instrument – SD/HD/3G Hand held complete unit|
|AV Delay Analysis – Analyser supports EBU and LAWO AV delay sequences|
|* Command Scripts + Reports – Repeat testing + create print report|
|* SDI Data display + VANC/ANC Inspector – Detailed SDI data display|
|* Enhanced Remote Control – TCP/IP sockets based remote control|
|* Zone plate generator – Programmable zone plate generator|
|* Advanced video formats + 2K – 422/444, YUV/RGB, 10/12 bit, SMPTE 428-9 D-Cinema/SMPTE ST 2048-2:2011|
|* Dolby E/D/D+ analysis + generation – Dolby streaming, metering, timing|
|Engineering bundle (*) – PHSXOS,PHSXOSD,PHSXOR,PHSXOZ,PHSXOF,PHSXO-DAG (price includes 40% discount)|
|Ancillary Status grid display – HANC/VANC indicator only (included free with new purchases)|
|SxE Advanced Eye and Jitter – Advanced analysis functions (PHSXE only, included with new purchases)|
|Sx wall mounting bracket for easy charging (does not include the charger)|
|3 Year Warranty*|
|5 Year Warranty*|
*One year warranty included as standard