DigiBox highlights pro-AV partners at ISE 2020

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06 Feb

DigiBox highlights pro-AV partners at ISE 2020

AJA

openGear

For critical broadcast and IP applications, AJA openGear compatible converter cards provide the highest levels of quality and reliability for use in openGear frames including the new AJA OG-X-FR. AJA offers cards for video and audio over IP, infrastructure, HDMI/SDI conversion, scan conversion, Fibre conversion and scaling. All AJA openGear cards are DashBoard software compatible, allowing easy configuration and control.

DashBoard Support with Smart Control

DashBoard is the one control system that unites openGear. DashBoard offers setup, real-time control, monitoring, and tools for creating customised workflow through CustomPanels. The optional Advanced Networking controller features DataSafe, which automatically saves and restores settings if a module is swapped.

openGear Compatibility

The openGear standard ensures that AJA cards will be compatible with other openGear products from certified openGear partners. With a growing list of products, openGear is the future of rackframe products.

Bridge Between SDI/Dante Sources and Destinations

OG-DANTE-12GAM bridges between SDI sources and destinations with embedded audio to/from the Dante audio ecosystem. It's your SDI/Dante Gateway.

OG-DANTE-12GAM provides two 12G-SDI ports for input and two ports for outputs, providing single cable support of 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD/SD video material and up to 16-channels of embedded audio support per SDI connection. This enables 64-channels of SDI/Dante bridging simultaneously.

Audio can be bridged, mapped and embedded from Dante sources into each SDI stream or disembedded from SDI and served to Dante destinations using Dante Controller software. Download Workflow

OG-DANTE-12GAM Workflow

OG-DANTE-12GAM is your bridge between embedded SDI audio and Dante sources and destinations. With Dante Controller software, you can route sources and destinations wherever required across 1 GigE networks.

Embed your DAW audio outputs into your video projects for mastering and more. Disembed your SDI program's audio content and deliver across the network to drive mixers, amplifiers and more in live venue contexts. Download Workflow

openGear ROI Video Wall Workflow

It is also possible to expand output options and create a large, synchronised video wall display. The workflow diagram shows 9 x OG-ROI-HDMI utilized in a rackframe to produce a video wall of 9 SDI monitors. Control over each OG-ROI-HDMI is provided via ethernet to the DashBoard. Each computer source is connected to an OG-ROI-HDMI input with the region of interest output via SDI. Simple controls and connectivity for the OG-ROI-HDMI can be used to create sophisticated and complex video wall presentations.

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openGear ROI Window Wall Workflow

You're able to easily create highly effective and engaging displays by using additional OG-ROI-HDMI openGear converters. By utilizing three OG-ROI-HDMI openGear converters in the appropriate rackframe you can feed three display monitors side by side, each rotated to portrait mode. By using the HDMI pass through of the OG-ROI-HDMI, the HDMI routed image is in sync, with each OG-ROI-HDMI providing the necessary region of interest output via SDI. Settings for each of the OG-ROI-HDMI openGear converters is provided via ethernet control through an ethernet switch. The result is a visually exciting and creative way to feed display content.

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openGear SFP Options

AJA provides a range of products and options to allow you to make the most of your fiber infrastructure. Simply visit our SFP Configurator to order the appropriate SFP:

SFP Configurator

AJA Mini-Matrix

Mini-Matrix offers information on the complete line of AJA openGear converters as a convenient search tool, available online and as an iOS app. The AJA Converter product line is extensive and this app helps you find the right converter for any situation, wherever you are. Please click here to use Mini-Matrix to help find the AJA openGear converter you need.

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OG-DANTE-12GAM

OG-DANTE-12GAM is an openGear, Dante audio embedder/disembedder, with dual 12G-SDI input and output ports providing up to 32-channels of audio embedding and 32-channels of disembedding simultaneously. OG-DANTE-12GAM provides the bridge between SDI and Dante infrastructures.

 

Dante audio networking provides digital audio distribution over local and wide-area networks with low latency, using standard network hardware or by connecting into a standard network infrastructure. This offers many advantages over analog, AES, and MADI infrastructures, including audio system scalability, easier installation, and simplified wiring. 

A fully populated OG-X-FR openGear frame with ten OG-DANTE-12GAM cards, provides an incredible 640-channels of audio bridging in a rack-mountable form factor for a wide range of needs. 

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OG-ROI-SDI openGear Scan Converter

AJA’s OG-ROI-SDI is an openGear card that allows exceptionally high-quality scan conversion of SDI inputs to 3G-SDI and HDMI baseband video outputs. With incredible region-of-interest image scaling as well as aspect ratio and frame rate conversion, OG-ROI-SDI fulfills the growing need to properly incorporate extractions from 3G-SDI sources into 3G-SDI and HDMI feeds without sacrificing budget or space.

Features

  • Scan Converter
  • openGear compatible card
  • 3G-SDI input with loop through
  • 3G-SDI and HDMI 1.4 outputs
  • Supports SD, HD, and 3G formats (see Tech Specs for complete list)
  • Region of Interest Scaling
  • Up, down, cross-conversion
  • Aspect ratio conversion
  • Frame rate conversion
  • Image H/V flip and 90 degree rotation
  • Supports 8-channels of embedded audio
  • 2-channel analog audio output of disembedded audio (2x 3-Pin Terminal Block connectors included)
  • Sync reference selection (External, openGear frame, or Free-run)
  • Remote control over Ethernet using DashBoard network control software
  • Hot-swappable
  • Compatible with DFR-8321, OG3 and OGX openGear frames
  • Five year warranty
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Region of Interest

Eliminate extra interface clutter and menu bars and extract only the portion of the computer screen you want.

OG-ROI-SDI is fully compatible with the free Ross DashBoard application, offering interactive selection of a Region of Interest from the incoming computer signal. You have full control over how that region is scaled to the output resolution using AJA’s high quality scaling algorithms for the cleanest picture quality possible. 

Take full control of aspect ratio, image rotation and frame rate conversion with on-screen controls in the DashBoard software that shows you what your source and output will look like, including the formats that are coming in and the choices you have made for the signal going out.

openGear ROI Window Wall Workflow

You're able to easily create highly effective and engaging displays by using additional OG-ROI-SDI openGear converters. By utilizing three OG-ROI-SDI openGear converters in the appropriate rackframe you can feed three display monitors side by side, each rotated to portrait mode. By using the SDI pass through of the OG-ROI-SDI, the SDI routed image is in sync, with each OG-ROI-SDI providing the necessary Region of Interest output via SDI. Settings for each of the OG-ROI-SDI openGear converters is provided via ethernet control through an ethernet switch. The result is a visually exciting and creative way to feed display content.

Audio

OG-ROI-SDI accepts 2-channel analog audio from the 2x 3-pin terminal blocks connectors or embedded 8-channel audio from an SDI input. The audio source and routing can be selected in the DashBoard software and is embedded into the SDI output. This allows computer audio to be embedded within the SDI signal for easy, synchronised routing.

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OG-12GM 12G-SDI Muxer/DeMuxer featuring support up to 4K/UltraHD

The new openGear OG-12GM 12G-SDI to/from quad-link 3G-SDI Muxer/DeMuxer has arrived, with support for up to 4K/UltraHD content as well as Ross DashBoard software compatibility for flexible device control and monitoring. It provides detailed timing analysis for validating alignment of quad-link SDI inputs via a unique timing analyser that quickly helps to identify possible timing issues for quad-link signals.

Features

  • openGear compatible card
  • Single 12G-SDI to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level A
  • Single 12G-SDI to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Single 6G-SDI to/from Quad 1.5G-SDI 
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level A to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) to/from Square Division (Quadrant) pixel mapping, 3G
  • Pass through of Single Link 3G, 1.5G and 270M SDI video
  • Distribution Amplifier support (1x4)
  • Input signal diagnostics and timing analyser for quad-link signals
  • Automatic or manual control
  • Detailed timing analysis for validating alignment of quad-link SDI inputs
  • Passes SDI embedded audio, 24-bit, up to 16-Channels
  • Recognises and transmits High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) signalling on VPID
  • Power: 12 watts
  • Hot-swappable
  • Remote Ethernet configuration through Ross DashBoard software
  • Rear I/O card included
  • Two slots required for each card
  • Compatible with OG-X-FR, OG-3-FR, and DFR-8321 openGear frames
  • Five year warranty
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OG-FiDO-TR-12G

Introducing OG-FiDO-TR-12G, a new state of the art 12G-SDI/Fibre transceiver designed for use in the latest high density openGear 2RU frames. OG-FiDO-TR-12G offers unmatched flexibility and cost efficiency for 12G-SDI to Fibre conversion and Fibre to 12G-SDI conversion with single link LC connectivity, enabling long cable runs up to 10km for single mode. OG-FiDO-TR-12G is compatible with all certified openGear products and supports Ross DashBoard software for convenient remote control and monitoring over a PC or local network to further simplify production workflows.

The OG-FiDO-TR-12G is a state of the art, openGear compatible 12G-SDI/Fibre transceiver. Both 12G-SDI to Fibre and Fibre to 12G-SDI conversions are supported. 

openGear cards offer unmatched flexibility and cost efficiency for 12G-SDI-Fibre conversion, allowing for long cable runs up to 10 km (32,808 ft) for single mode.

AJA openGear products are designed for use in high density openGear 2RU frames including AJA’s OG-X-FR frame, with industry standard DashBoard software support on Windows®, macOS® and Linux®, offering remote control and monitoring over a PC or local network.

Features

  • Video Formats: 270 Mbps - 12 Gbps, format agnostic
  • Inputs: 1x 12G-SDI BNC; 1x Single-Mode LC Fiber Connectors
  • Outputs: 1x 12G-SDI BNC; 1x Single-Mode LC Fiber Connectors
  • Monitor via openGear DashBoard
  • Support for HDR - High Dynamic Range video 
  • Input Present and Input SMPTE Lock LEDs
  • Automatic detection and reclocking
  • 270 Mbps, 1.483 Gbps, 1.485 Gbps, 2.967 Gbps, 2.970 Gbps, 5.934 Gbps, 5.940 Gbps, 11.868 Gbps, 11.880 Gbps - Auto Select
  • Nominal Wavelength; Tx: 1310 nm (typ), Rx :1260-1620 nm
  • Power: 3 watts Max
  • Hot-swappable
  • Remote Ethernet Monitor through Ross DashBoard software
  • Appropriate Fibre SFP included
  • Rear I/O card included
  • Two slots required for each card
  • Compatible with OG-X-FR, OG-3-FR, and DFR-8321 openGear frames
  • Five year warranty
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OG-FiDO-R-12G-ST

openGear 1-Channel Single Mode ST Fiber to 12G-SDI Receiver

The OG-FiDO-R-12G-ST is a state of the art, openGear compatible Fiber to 12G-SDI converter, enabling 12G-SDI signals to be extended up to 10 km (32,808 ft) over standard single mode fiber optic cable. The fiber input is reclocked with best in class input jitter tolerance. The OG-FiDO-R-12G-ST offers a locking ST barrel connector for secure connectivity, advantageous in many live event, production and mobile environments.

AJA openGear OG-FiDO products are designed for use in high density openGear 2RU frames including AJA’s OG-X-FR frame, with industry standard DashBoard software support on Windows®, macOS® and Linux®, offering remote control and monitoring over a PC or local network.

3 year warranty
AJA Streaming products are covered by a three year warranty. Please see the individual product manuals for additional specifics around warranty conditions for the product itself.