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
    Configure a NAS, SAN or DAS, including Avid storages, for editing and greater capacity.
  • Multiple formats
    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.
  • 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
ProcessorsIntel® Xeon® Scalable Processor, 8 to 56 cores configurations
Memory16GB to 512GB
OS Drives2 x 240GB Enterprise SSD
Media Storageup to 96TB effective
OSWindows 10 64 bit Windows Server 2022/2019 Server
Power SupplyAC 100–240V input and 500 or 1400 Watts output power
BROADCAST I/OГ
SDI InputsГ12G SDI in accordance with SMPTE ST 2082-101
3 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
Analog blackburst reference (tri-level or bi-level)
IP InputsMPEG-TS over UDP and RTP with FEC SPTS/MPTS
NDI
RIST, SRT and Zixi
SMPTE ST 2110 Suite
Webcast MPEG DASH, HLS and RTMP
ASI InputsГEN50083-9 (coax) 214 Mbps per ASI channel
Video FormatsUHD: 2160p50/60M/601
HD: 1080p50/60M/60
1080i50/60M/60
1080p24M/24/25/30/30M
720p50/60M/60
SD: PAL, PAL-16x9, NTSC and NTSC-16x9
Audio Inputs8 pairs per I/O channel
MPEG-TS up to 32 streams
Time CodeNTP client over Ethernet LTC in option
MEDIA FILE FORMATS
File ContainersAVI MOV MP4 MXF D-10/OP1A RAW DV/DIF MPEG PS/TS MPG
Video Codecs1AVC-Ultra/Intra, AVCHD, H.264 420/422
XAVC-S 420, XAVC-I/L 420/422
DNxHR-HQ2, DNxHR-LB2, DNxHR-SB2, DNxHD 120 and 185
ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 4444
DVCPro HD 100
HDV 25
XDCAM IMX-30/40/50, XDCAM EX 25/35, XDCAM HD 18/25/35, XDCAM HD 422 50
MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-100Mbps
Audio CodecsMPEG-1 Layer II and Layer III, Dolby AC-3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis
Uncompressed 16/24-bit PCM, ADPCM
Metadata Pass-through1MPEG-2 ANC (SMPTE 2038)
DVB Subtitles
EIA-608/708 Closed Captioning (line 21)
OP-42/47 Teletext Subtitles (line 16)
SCTE-35 and SCTE-104 Ad insertion markers
Time Code
WSS and AFD information
Video ProcessingResolution, framerate, color space, codec and bitrate conversion
Aspect ratio effects as pilar, crop and letter box
Logo insertion
Captions processing
Audio ProcessingCodec, bitrate and sample rate conversion
Channel Remapping
Dynamic range compression
EBU R-128 Loudness normalisation
ГBroadcast I/O depends on license and hardware configurations.
1Only available in UHD configurations.
2Depending on video board support of ancillary data.

Resources

DATASHEETS
SKYLARK 1000 series