Specifications

Carbonite Ultra Frame

FEATURESCARBONITE ULTRA
Multi-Definition Inputs24 SDI inputs
Multi-Definition Outputs14 SDI outputs (10 routable SDI outputs plus 4 dedicated SDI MultiViewer Outputs)
Mix Effect Buses (MEs)Configurable with up to 3 MEs, each with 4 full function keyers + transition keyer for MediaWipes and DVE transitions. Ships with 1ME as standard and is configurable with MEs 2 and 3 via software license.
MiniME Effect Buses4 MiniMEs, each with 2 full function keyers, independent mixer and preview bus. All 4 MiniMEs are included as standard with every system.
Chroma Keyers4 floating UltraChrome chroma keyers can be utilized by any keyer in the system
DVEs8 (2D) floating DVES can be utilized by any keyer in the system
Stills & Animations4 Channels of MediaStore with a total storage capacity of 8 GB. Each channel can render stills and animations with alpha. Supports animations with audio or audio-only playback. Files can be directly rendered to the MediaStores via Ethernet.
Supported Media File TypesStills & Animations: .JPG & .JPEG (no Alpha), TGA & PNG (with Alpha & 48K WAV audio files)
Graphics SoftwareIncluded XPression LiveCG software creates still graphics from a network-connected PC workstation and renders directly into MediaStores via IP.
Pattern Generators2 per ME
Effects & TransitionsSupport for standard transitions along with Animated MediaWipes with audio and overlay effects on main MEs. Dissolve transitions are available to MiniMES.
Memories100 Memories per ME and MiniME per Show File. Multiple show files can be stored on the USB drive. Effects memory functionality allows for animated memory recalls, while MemoryAI ensure memory recalls will not adversely affect what is currently on-air.
Custom Control MacrosUp to 256 Custom Controls can be created in DashBoard or from the Control Panel surface.
Input / Output ProcessingEquipped with 8 FSFC+ that can be assigned to any input or output. Each FSFC+ offers Frame Syncs for inputs – along with Color Correction, Proc Amps and Format Conversion for inputs and outputs. Optional FSFC+ on every input and output via software license.
MonitoringOffers up to 2 System MultiViewers and 2 dedicated I/O MultiViewers. Ships with 1 I/O MultiViewer & 1 System MultiViewer as standard, additional I/O and System MultiViewers via software license.
Device ControlIncludes device control for Video Servers, XPression Graphics, Robotics, PBus, GPO, Trackless Virtual Sets and PTZ Cameras.
IP, Serial And Parallel Tally24 Contact Closure Tallies
GPI/O24 GPI/O connections
AES Digital Audio2 AES digital audio outputs
Time Code InputFor use with MultiViewer System Clock and Live EDL Feature
Ethernet Ports1 Ethernet port
Reference InputBlack Burst or Tri-Level Sync
Reference OuputBlack Burst output is configurable for H/V offset from input reference
Editor / Serial Tally Port1 (RS-422)
Edit Decision ListsLiveEDL can capture EDL data in a file that you load into your non-linear editing (NLE) suites)
System Physical1RU Rack Frame, with support for redundant power supplies

12G / UHD Features

12G / UHD FEATURESCARBONITE ULTRA
12G SDI Inputs18 x 12G Inputs or 16 x 12G & 2 Quad-Link 2SI Inputs
12G SDI Outputs12 Outputs: 10 x 12G Outputs (routable) + 2 x 3G MultiViewer Outputs
Mix Effect Buses (MEs)**1 or 2 UHD MEs, each with 4 full function keyers + transition keyer for MediaWipes and DVE transitions
MiniMEs2 UHD MiniMEs, each with 2 full function keyers, independent mixer and preview bus
Chroma Keyers2 floating UltraChrome chroma keyer can be utilized by any keyer in the system
DVEs2 floating DVEs can be utilized by any keyer in the system
Stills & Animations2 Channels of MediaStore with Key+Fill
MonitoringUp to 2 MultiViewers (1080P) – 2nd MultiViewer available via software license
Input / Output ProcessingStandard UHD Video Processing:
• 2 Frame Sync / Format Converters – assignable to any input or output
• 2 Proc Amp / Colour Correctors – assignable to any input or output
PLUS I/O Video Processing:
• 8 Frame Sync / Format Converters – assignable to any input
• 4 Format Converters – assignable to any output
• 8 Proc Amps / Colour Correctors – assignable to any input or output

*12G/UHD Operation mode requires the ME 2 software license. When operating in UHD video formats, Carbonite Ultra offers 1 full ME & 2 MiniMEs for use.
** UHD ME 1 requires standard ADD-2ME license / UHD ME2 requires standard ADD-ME 3 license.

Signal Processing Standards

FORMATLINE / FRAME RATES
Standard Definition480i/59.94 – 4:3 and 16:9 | 576i/50 – 4:3 and 16:9
High Definition720p & 1080i 50/59.94 | 1080pSF, 23.98/25/29.97
3G 1080P1080p 50/59.94/60
12G UHD2160p 50/59.94
(available as licensed option in a future release)

Interfaces

CONTROL INTERFACES 
Carbonite Black Control Panels 
DashBoard LiveAssist 
ViewControl Touchscreen Interface 

Carbonite Black Control Panels

KEY FEATURESSOLO CB9CB1CB1SCB2CB2SCB3S / 3X
Direct Access Crosspoint Buttons91624162424/32
Number Of ME Rows111223
ME Effects Memory KeypadNo – Global onlyNo – Global only1 per ME + GlobalNo – Global only1 per ME + Global1 per ME + Global
Theme-Able Panel Glow RGB Buttons      
8 Character Input and Key Source Color Mnemonics      
Custom Control Macro Buttons with Split Row Mnemonics 128192128192192/256