SKYLARK 6000

Video Monitoring Server

SKYLARK 6000 is a highly reliable multi-channel recording solution designed for compliance and monitoring.

 

Audit broadcasted content easily by recording video feeds from different sources, IPTS, ASI, SDI or analog video streams over months’ periods with multiple low-resolution formats. SKYLARK 6000 offers real-time monitoring, instant search, and export on the fly of any desired segment.

 

Multiple system configurations are available, depending on the video source signal formats and the desired number of channels.

Description

Whether you need unattended 24/7 recording system to comply with clients and audiovisual authorities, or you rather wish to be aware of what your colleague broadcasters are doing, SKYLARK 6000 is the way to go.

SKYLARK 6000 is a professional broadcast compliance recorder and media monitoring platform designed for logging and monitoring any number of TV or radio channels. Supporting SDI, ASI, TS-over-IP and many other source inputs, you can record and monitor practically every signal, including Teletext and Closed Captioning (Subtitles), into multiple file formats.

The system can be configured for uninterrupted 24/7 recording or by a specific schedule with different time ranges. The loop recording provides higher efficiency on the storage management erasing outdated content automatically. Easily search, view and export content while being recorded to share relevant feedback in minutes.

Features

  • SD/HD signals support
    SDI / YCRCB / CVBS, DVB-ASI SPTS / MPTS, IP UDP / RTP MPEG-2/H.264 TS.
  • Loop recording
    The system records in cyclical mode, providing an efficient use of disk space. Media content stored is set to a period of time (for example 90 days), where at the end of that period the media is automatically deleted.
  • 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.
  • Instant access to contents
    Contents are available for search and viewing 2 seconds after the recording starts. Real-time search is available, according to metadata parameters such as date, broadcasted time, comments or the filename among others, as well as frame accurate viewing.
  • Built-in Multiviewer
    The client software provides a preview of all the channels within the different SKYLARK 6000 servers in the network, while the desired channel is available for full-screen live view and audio monitor.
    Additionally, an SDI or an HDMI multiviewer output may be configured.
  • Media export
    The selected media or segments may be export as a file output into multiple formats, including DVD structure.

Specifications

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 6000 series