SKYLARK 7000

SKYLARK 7000 brings Instant Replay and Slow Motion to all sizes video content providers.

 

With up to nine 3G-HD or four UHD inputs, the SKYLARK Instant Replay Server simplifies live editing for sports and live events broadcasting. With a highly intuitive jog/shuttle and T-bar and a multiscreen output, the inputs can be easily selected while generating instant replays from frame-by-frame to 100% speed range.

 

Thanks to the simultaneous recording of all inputs and the Live Cut editing tool, highlight packages generation while the event is happening becomes a cakewalk.

 

SKYLARK 7000 also delivers playlist sequences for promos or ad insertions within the event, providing further flexibility for local events or compact operations.

Description

With television coverage of sports on the rise, viewers demand better coverage and experiences. SKYLARK 7000 delivers a broadcast-quality yet affordable instant replay solution. With up to 10 HD camera inputs, you may capture every angle and select the best output, adding the instant replay with slow-motion effects and custom animations on the program signal.

Provide fans and sponsors an immerse experience with built-in professional design elements that unite branding together with highly detailed replays. Multiple camera inputs, playback speed adjustment, graphics, and audios to let the fans enjoy the best moments of the events.

SKYLARK 7000 provides with an integrated non-linear editor, enabling low-res workflows for the highlights preparation while the event is happening. Be the first to publish the best moments in your studio playout or VoD platform.

Features

  • Up to 10-HD or 4-UHD inputs
    Simultaneous recording of all inputs, during the course of the entire event, in parallel to playback of recorded moments and collections of stories.
  • Import of media files
    Media files import such MXF OPAtom to the server storage from an external production system.
  • Frame chase editing
    Low-res and hi-res editing while media is recorded with LiveCut and Adobe Premiere NLEs respectively.
  • Jog/Shuttle/T-Bar Controller
    Control of all server functions with the use of a professional Surface Panel. The Transport buttons, Jog/Shuttle Wheel for convenient picture search operations, high-quality T-Bar for Slow motion and fast access function keys.
  • Instant switchover to Slo-Mo
    Instantaneous switchover to slow playback mode in selected inputs. Smooth speed from 100% to frame-by-frame playback.
  • Built-in Multiviewer
    SDI and HDMI multiviewer output per server.
  • Playlist editor
    Playlist sequences for promos or ad insertions within the event.
  • Export of media to external NAS
    Media in the server may be exported to multiple network destinations.
  • N+1 to N+N schemes
    Recording and broadcasting redundancy with the sync of channels.

Specifications

SYSTEM
ProcessorsIntel® Xeon® Processor Scalable series, 16 to 56 cores configurations per node
Memory32GB to 256GB RECC
OS Drives2 x 480GB SSD
Media Storage3.84 TB to 30TB Effective in RAID 10 & (Up to 16 SSD disks)
Network2 x 1GbE-T + 2 x 10GbE-T
Power SupplyDual hot-swap (1+1) 1100W to 2400W & AC 115 to 120 V, 200 to 240 V, auto select
OSWindows 10 Pro 64 bit & Windows Server 2019 Standard
BROADCAST I/OГ
SDI I/Os12G 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
ReferenceSD Bi-level and HD Tri-level sync input
IP I/OsSMPTE ST 2110 Suite NDI version 4.5
Video Formats12G UHD1: 2160p50/60M/60 3G HD: 1080p50/60M/p60 1.5 HD: 1080i50/60M/60 1080p24M/24/25/30/30M 720p50/60M/60 SD: PAL (4:3 & 16:9), NTSC (4:3 & 16:9)
Audio I/O8 pairs embedded per I/O channel 8 AES/EBU pairs per video I/O channel* *AES/EBU only available on FHD models with 6 SDI inputs or less
Audio Processing16, 20, or 24-bit PCM, 48kHz.
Time CodeNTP client over Ethernet LTC in option
Surface Panel
Graphic Display4.5” x 2.5” LED Backlit White, 240 x 128 pixels
T-barHi-Res 10 Bit Hall Effect T-Bar Mechanism
Jog/ShuttleElectro-Magnetic Jog Wheel
EXPORT MEDIA FILE FORMATS
File ContainersAVI MOV MP4 MXF D-10/OP1A RAW DV/DIF MPEG PS/TS MPG
UHD Codecs1XAVC-S 420, XAVC-I/L 420/422 ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 4444* *2160p ProRes 4444 is only available with NVME configurations.
HD CodecsMPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 up to 100Mbps XDCAM EX 25/35, XDCAM HD 18/25/35 HDV 25, DVCPro HD 100 XDCAM HD 422 50 AVCHD, H.264, H.264 422 up to 100Mbps AVC-Intra 50/100 DNxHD 120 and 185 ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 4444
SD CodecsDVCAM 25 Mbps, DVCPro 25/ 50 MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-30Mbps XDCAM IMX-30/40/50 H.264, H.264 422 200 Kbps-20Mbps AVCHD up to 24 Mbps ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 4444
Uncompressed audio16 bit PCM, 24 bit PCM, ADPCM
Audio CodecsMPEG-1 Layer II and Layer III, Dolby AC-3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis
ГBroadcast I/O depends on license and hardware configurations. 1Only available in UHD configurations.

Resources

DATASHEETS
SKYLARK 7000 series
NEWSCUT NLE
MANUALS
Remote Panel User Manual