SKYLARK 1000

SKYLARK 1000 is a powerful yet flexible multi-format SDI/ASI/IPTS Recording System.

 

It offers local and network-based video capture for broadcast and post-production. From 1 input to up to 8 input HD signals and up to 2 inputs signals in UHD, content can be previewed, exported and edited on-the-fly.

 

Schedule or manual record controlling A/V routers or VTRs, together with out-of-the-box loudness control on the signal feeds.
SKYLARK 1000 handles the toughest acquisition tasks while simplifying operations.

Description

SKYLARK 1000 is a powerful yet flexible multi-format SDI/ASI/IPTS Recording System.

Increase the speed and accuracy of your media acquisition through advanced automated feed scheduling and control.
SKYLARK 1000 offers local and network-based video capture for broadcast and post-production. Up to twelve input signals for HD and up to four input signals in UHD, allowing the preview, export, and edit on-the-fly of the content.
Manage broadcast devices such as A/V routers or VTRs, together with out-of-the-box loudness control on the signal feeds, to simplify the toughest acquisition tasks.

Features

  • Multi-Channel IP and SDI
    SDI, DVB-ASI SPTS / MPTS, IP UDP / RTP MPEG-2/Н.264 TS.
  • External Storage
    Recording hi-res and low-res profile formats are configurable by the user, enabling concurrent hi-res and low-res proxy copies. Record in ProRes, DNxHD, AVC-Intra, XDCAM or DVCPro among others.
  • Burn date and time
    The date and time can be burned-in the recorded video.
  • Multiple formats
    Recording hi-res and low-res profile formats are configurable by the user, enabling concurrent hi-res and low-res proxy copies.
  • VTR support & A/V routers
    VTR device control using RS-422A/IEEE1394 server ports and batch capture. Support for main routers via serial or IP protocols such as Imagine Communications, Grass Valley, Ross Video, S.A.M., Evertz, Kramer, VikinX, BlackMagic and more.
  • Growing File Recording
    Contents are available for search, viewing, and editing after seconds the recording starts. Enabling instant search, according to metadata parameters, as well as viewing and editing proxy or hi-res media.
  • Preview and QC
    Preview content and SOM/EOM trim for playlist or media export to third-party systems.
  • Low-res NLE
    LiveCut NLE client enables proxy editing from any SKYLARK 1000 available in the network.
  • Preview and QC
    Preview content and SOM/EOM trim for playlist or media export to third-party systems.
  • Media export
    The selected media or segments may be export as files into multiple formats. Automated export of media to multiple storage destinations is possible based on policies.

Specfications

SYSTEM
Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 and Scalable series, 12 to 52 cores configurations
Memory 8GB to 128GB
OS Drives 2 x 256GB SSD
Media Storage 4 TB to 64TB RAW
RAID RAID 10
OS Windows 7/8/10 64 bit
Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2
BROADCAST I/OГ
SDI Inputs 3G SDI in accordance to ST 424M and ST 425M-AB
1.5G SDI in accordance to ST 292M
SD SDI in accordance with ST 259M
IP I/O HD/SD MPEG-2/H.264/H.265 UDP/RTP Unicast/Multicast over IP
ASI I/O HD/SD MPTS/SPTS over DVB-ASI
Video Formats SD: 625i, 25 f/s, or 525i, 29.97 f/s
HD: 1080i, 25 or 29.97 f/s, 720p, 50 or 59.94 f/s
3G HD: 1080p, 50 or 59.94 f/s
Audio Inputs 8 pairs embedded per SDI I/O channel
8 AES/EBU pairs per SDI video I/O channel
Audio Processing 16, 20, or 24-bit PCM, 48kHz.
Time Code NTP client over Ethernet
LTC in option
MEDIA FILE FORMATS
File Containers AVI
MOV
MP4
MXF D-10/OP1A
RAW DV/DIF
MPEG PS/TS
MPG
HD Codecs1 DVCPro HD 100
HDV 25
XDCAM EX 25/35, XDCAM HD 18/25/35
XDCAM HD 422 50
AVCHD
MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-100Mbps
H.264, H.264 422 200Kbps-100Mbps
DNxHD 120 and 185
ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes
Proxy, ProRes 4444
SD Codecs DVCAM 25 Mbps, DVCPro 25/ 50
XDCAM IMX-30/40/50
AVCHD up to 24 Mbps
MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-30Mbps
H.264, H.264 422 200 Kbps-20Mbps
ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes
Proxy, ProRes 444
Uncompressed audio 16 bit PCM, 24 bit PCM, ADPCM
Audio Codecs MPEG-1 Layer II and Layer III, Dolby AC-3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis
Closed Captions2 Extraction CEA-608, CEA-708 and Teletext to SRT
Pass-through ANC data
Aspect Ratio Conversion1 Box, Crop and Letter. Manual or AFD2 enabled

ГBroadcast I/O depends on license and hardware configurations.
1Only available in HD configurations.
2Depending on video board support of ancillary data.

Resources

DATASHEETS
SKYLARK 1000 series