Specifications

Frame

STANDARD FEATURESGRAPHITE FRAME
External inputs (SDI)Up to 12
External inputs (HDMI)1
Internal Inputs10
Single Channel XPression (Video & Key)
2 Channels of XPression Clips (Video & Key)
4 Channels of Media Storage
Outputs (SDI)6
Outputs (HDMI)2

Graphite Switcher

STANDARD FEATURESGRAPHITE SWITCHER
Number of Full MEsUp to 2
Number of MiniMEs4
Number of MultiViewers with Tally and Source Names2 (up to 16 windows each)
Internal Format Converters / Frame Synchronizers6 (Assignable to first six inputs)
Number of 2D DVEs4 – Assignable to:
Full M/E Transition Engines
Full M/E Keyers
MiniME Keyers
Reference InputBlack or Tri-Level
Number of Keys PER ME5
(4 Full keyers + 1 Transition Key)
Number of Keyers per MiniME2
Number of Ultrachrome Keyers2 – Assignable to:
Full M/E Keyers
MiniME Key 2 Keyers
Number of MediaStores (2GB capacity)4 (Shared 2GB total capacity)
Supported Media File Types.BMP (no Alpha)
.JPG (no Alpha)
.TGA (with or without Alpha)
.PNG (with or without Alpha)
48k WAV audio
Browser-Based Graphics Management
Pattern Generators2 per Full ME
Animated MediaWipesAvailable on all Full M/Es
Direct Transfer of XPression Stills to MediaStores via Ethernet
LiveEDL (generates an edit decision list for use in post-production)
CONTROL INTERFACESGRAPHITE
Carbonite Black Control Panels
DashBoard LiveAssist
ViewControl – Visual Production Control
SIGNAL PROCESSING FORMATGRAPHITE
Standard Definition480i/59.94 & 576i/50
High Definition (1.5Gb/s)1080p/25 & 29.97, 720p & 1080i 50/59.94
High Definition (3Gb/s)1080p/50 & 59.94 (3Gb)
CONTROL PROTOCOLSGRAPHITE
RossTalkTM
AMP
Yamaha 01V96 & DM1000
PBUS
TSL UMD 3.1
VISCA
Canon BU series

Graphics

GRAPHITE SINGLE-CHANNEL XPRESSION PRIME STANDARD FEATURESXPRESSION GRAPHITE
Template Designer
Playout Sequencer
2D / 3D Fonts
Arabic, Asian & Scripted Language Support
3D Primitives
Imported 3D Models
Video Clip Support (within a template)
XPression Video Codec License
XPression Video Coder Application
Automated File-based Ingest, Transcoding & PublishingOptional
Animation Timeline
Graphical Keyframe Editor
Continuous Animations
Stagger Animations
Visual Logic
Virtual Cameras
Seamless Continuous Tickers
TrueD! Anaglyphic Stereoscopic Preview
Render to Disk
Output Framebuffer LayersUnlimited
Virtual Preview Channels (up next & look-ahead)2 per channel
High Definition Formats (HD)
Standard Definition Formats (SD)
Project Video Format Conversion
Custom Resolution Video Formats (DVI Out)
RossTalk (TCP/IP Strings)
P-bus
DashBoard Sequencer Control

GRAPHITE XPRESSION CLIPS STANDARD FEATURES
Baseband Video Ingets Channels1
Playout Channels2
No Pre-roll
Single-channel Clip transitions
Per channel Program/Preview
Clip Browser with Search function
Clip trimming and looping
VDCP, AMP, P-bus, and RossTalk automation protocols
P-bus Manager for intelligent clip assignment
Clip Manager application with user rights or database management and synchronization setup

RAVE AUDIO MIXER

RAVE AUDIO MIXER STANDARD FEATURESGRAPHITE
48 Stereo Mixer ChannelsAvailable Sources:
Up to 12 SDI-Embedded 16 Channel sources (192)
8 Stereo PC sources (16)
2 Stereo MediaStore sources (4)
Up to 4 x 16 Channel XPression sources (64)
Fader Volume-∞db to + 20db
Pre-Fade Audio Meter
Pre-Fade Peak Indicator
Post-Fade Audio Meter
Post-Fade Peak Indicator
Per-Channel EQ Indicator
Per-Channel Clip Indicator
Mute
Solo
Solo Clear
Pre-Fade Listen (PFL)
PFL Clear
Aux Mixers12 – assignable pre- or post- fader
Configurable Audio OutputsSDI-embedded audio output channels
PC Audio Output
Selectable embedded SDI-channel pairs8 channel pairs per SDI-input
Assignable to any fader
Sample Rate ConvertersAvailable to Input BNCs 1-6 (16-channels)
Balance Control on Stereo Inputs
Pan Control on Mono Inputs
Mono ModeDuplication of Mono channel (L or R) to create L-L / R-R channel pair
Audio Follow Video (Assignable)
Audio EQ4-band EQ control on each fader
(high shelf, dual midrange, low- shelf)
Compression/LimitingChannel-by-channel Compression/Limiting with variable Attack & Release parameters
(Assignable pre- or post-EQ)

Optional Features

GRAPHITE SWITCHER OPTIONSGRAPHITE SWTICHER
5 SDI Input to 9 SDI Input Upgrade (Adds an additional 4 SDI Inputs)Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering
9 SDI Input to 13 SDI Input Upgrade (Adds an additional 4 SDI Inputs)Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering
1 M/E to 2 M/E Upgrade (Adds additional Full M/E bank)Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering
AJA Helo Streaming Appliance (Single-channel Streaming Device)Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering
HDBNC to BNC kit with 20 cablesContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
XPRESSION OPTIONSXPRESSION
Studio Single Channel Edition (SCE)Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Studio Multi-ChannelContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Project ServerContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
openMAMTM ConnectivityContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Ross Streamline Asset/Order ManagementContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
DataLinq ServerContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
XPression GatewayContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
MOS Plug-inContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
NLE Plug-inContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Template BuilderContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
CII GatewayContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Desktop Preview ServerContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
XPRession TesseraContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
Custom KeyboardContact Ross Sales for details & ordering
RAVE AUDIO OPTIONSRAVE AUIO BREAKOUT MODULE
RAVE Audio Breakout Module
1RU External Audio Breakout Module (ABM) which provides:
Analog Inputs8
Analog Outputs5
AES Digital Audio Inputs1
AES Digital Audio Outputs1
Adjustable Pre-Amps Gain on Analog Inputs0-60dB
Phantom Power on Analog Inputs48V
Digital Pads on Analog Inputs-20dB
Number of GPI/O24
Number of Tallies16

NOTE: All Graphite systems support up to three (3) 1RU Audio Breakout Modules which increases the total input matrix to forty- eight (48). Contact Ross Sales for details & ordering.