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Specifications

Highly powerful and efficiently designed, Carbonite delivers unprecedented performance in a remarkably cost-effective package. Carbonite sets the bar as the new world standard for mid-sized production switchers. Carbonite delivers Pure Production Power!


MODELS
Carbonite Black 2RU Chassis
Carbonite Black Plus 2RU Chassis
Carbonite Black Plus 12G 2RU Chassis
CARBONITE BLACK STANDARD FEATURES
CARBONITE BLACK CARBONITE BLACK PLUS CARBONITE BLACK PLUS 12G
SD/HD UHD SD/HD UHD SD/HD UHD
SDI Inputs 36 91 36 91 36 92
NOTE: Internal sources, including MediaStores, ME, MiniME or Aux Bus re-entries, etc. do not reduce the external SDI input matrix.
1Quad-link 2SI 3G 1080p Level A
2Single-Link 12G or Quad-link 2SI 3G 1080p Level A
SDI Outputs 22 51 253 51 253 52
NOTE: Internal sources, including MediaStores, ME, MiniME or Aux Bus re-entries, etc. do not reduce the external SDI input matrix.
1Quad-link 2SI 3G 1080p Level A
2Single-Link 12G or Quad-link 2SI 3G 1080p Level A
3Three additional outputs are MultiViewer only
Full MEs (Mix/Effects Banks) 2 or 3 1 2 or 3 1 2 or 3 1
MiniMEs 4 2 4 2 4 2
MultiViewers with Tally & Source Names 2 x 16 windows 1 x 16 windows 5 x 16 windows 1 x 16 windows 5 x 16 windows 41
Pattern Generators 2 per Full ME
Internal Format Converters/Frame Synchronizers 62 36 9 36 9
Input Proc Amp/Color Correctors All inputs
Output Proc Amp/Color Corrector/Format Converters 12 3 12 3
2D DVEs (Assignable to Full ME Transition Engines, Full ME or MiniME Keyers) 42 or 8 2 8 2 8 2
Keyers per Full ME 5
(4 Full Keyers + 1 Transition Keyer)
Keyers per MiniME 2
UltraChromeTM Chroma-Keyers (Assignable to any Full ME or MiniME Keyer) 2
MediaStores 4
(Shared 8GB capacity)
Supported Media File Types .bmp (no alpha)
.jpg (no alpha)
.tga (with or without alpha
.png (with or without alpha
48KHz .wav file
Animated MediaWipes Available on all Full MEs
Effects Memories with Memory AITM 100 per ME and MiniME
Custom Control Macros 256
Tallies 34
GPI/O 34
AES Audio Outputs 2
Direct Transfer of XPression Stills to MediaStores via Ethernet
LiveEDL (generates a standard Edit Decision List for use in post-production)
LIVE CG XPression graphic creation software included
(Allows live transfer of XPression still graphics to Carbonite Black MediaStores)
1One System MultiViewer + 3 I/O MultiViewers supporting 3 inputs and 1 output each
2User selectable 6 FC/FS or 8 DVE’s. (0 FC/FS and 4 DVE’s in 3G mode)
SUPPORTED VIDEO STANDARDS
Standard Definition 480i
576i
59.94 (4:3 or 16:9)
50 (4:3 or 16:9)
High Definition (1.5 Gb/s) 1080pSF
720p
1080i
23.98/25
50/59.94
50/59.94
High Definition (3 Gb/s) 1080p 29.97/50/59.94
UHD (12Gb/s) 2160p 50/59.94
REFERENCE INPUT
1
(Tri-Level HD or Analog SD Black Burst)
Internal Reference Generator with 2 Independent Outputs
ANALOG LTC INPUT
1
(Used with LiveEDL or MultiViewer Clock features)
DATA/CONTROL
Ethernet 2
RS-422 Editor Port 1
CONTROL INTERFACES
TouchDriveTM Control Panels
DashBoard
(Virtual Panel)
ViewControlTM – Visual Production Control
External RCP Aux Bus Control Panels
SUPPORTED CONTROL PROTOCOLS
RossTalkTM
AMP
(Serial over IP)
Yamaha 01V96 & DM1000
TSL UMD 3.1
Ross Ca,Bot
VISCA
Canon BU Series
PHYSICAL
Dimensions In. mm
Width (Front) 18.93 480.82
Width (Rear) 17.46 443.40
Height 3.50 12.5%.90
Depth 17.21 437.10
Weight Lbs. Kgs.
15.5 7.03
Power Input Voltage Power Consumption
Input Voltage 100~240V AC, 47-63Hz Carbonite Black:
120W – 2.5A – 48V
Carbonite Black Plus:
180W – 3.75A – 48V
Carbonite Black Plus 12G: 206W – 4.3A – 48V
SYSTEM OPTIONS*
Redundant PSU
Enable ME 3
DashBoard Menu Display
SideShot multi-button panel
All Carbonite Black, Black Plus, and Black Plus 12G systems carry a one-year, fully transferable hardware and software warranty. Extended hardware warranties are available on an annual basis. Software maintenance and upgrades are included for the life of the product.

*Please contact your Ross Sales Representative for details and pricing for all system options.