Quicklink Server

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Quicklink Server


Quicklink Play Out server is the Studio / Head office end of the solution. It incorporates the broadcast manager software which makes play out of received video files very easy.

The Quicklink Playout Server is an integral part to both the Store & Forward and Live broadcast solutions. The Server is available as Store & Forward only, Live only or as a complete solution incorporating both Live and Store & Forward. The Store & Forward Server is offered complete with Broadcast Manager Software to manage the playout of stored media files. The Live Server incorporates the latest Live Receiver Software which offers the ability to manage amazing quality live transmissions at remarkably low data rates.

The Quicklink server is available in two formats, Standard Definition or High Definition to suit any broadcaster’s needs.

  • Description

Server Physical and Audio Video Technical Specifications 
Physical1 U Rack Mount Chasis
CPU: 2 X Intel Xeon Quad Core Processors
Memory: 2 Gb DDR2 ECC
Rear I/O Ports: 2 X Ethernet, 2 X USB 2.0, VGA
Optional Solid State Disk (Flash Disk Module) in live system
Power: 3 Pin IEC, 120 / 240 V – 50/60 Hz
Audio and Video OutputSDI Video Output: 1 X 10 bit 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 75 Ohms BNC
Analogue Video Output: YUV/NTSC/PAL switchable to Composite 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 75 Ohm BNC
AES Audio Output: 2 Channels AES & S/PDIF compatible RCA
SDI Audio Output: 8 Channels
Analogue Audio Output: 2 Channel balanced XLR
Audio and Video Inputs:2 X Analogue RCA, Audio IFB / Talkback connectors
2 X Analogue Balanced XLR, Audio IFB / Talkback connectors
Genlock Sync Input: Blackburst Input, Supports video formats 525 NTSC, 625 PAL – Switchable
TransportMPEG – 2 Transport Stream over UDP or RTP
Direct Media over RTP
Multicast and Unicast
IPv4 Supported
Two Dimentional forward error Correction (Pro MPEG)
Decoding VideoOn2 Technologies VP3, VP4, VP5, TrueMotion VP6 TrueMotion VP7
MPEG – 4 Part 2: Simple Profile Levels 0, 0b, 1, 2, 3 and advanced simple profile levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Bitrate from 48 kBit/s Up to 16 MBit/s
Horizontal resolutions 720, 704, 544, 528, 480, 352
Resolution Conversions SD, half SD, CIF (352×288), QVGA (320×240), QCIF (176×144)
Formats SupportedSD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525.29.97 NTSC, 525/23.98 NTSC
SDI Compliant SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R TB.601
Video Sampling 4:2:2 10 bit
Color Precision 4:2:2 10 Bit
Color Space 4:2:2 YUV
Audio Sampling Television Standard Rate 48 kHz and 24 bit
AudioMPEG – 1 Audio Layer 3, MP3, Stereo and Mono, Sample Rate: 8 – 48 kHz, Bit rate from 32 kBit/s to 320 kBit/s
MPEG – 4 Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) Stereo and Mono, Sample rate: 8 – 48 kHz Bit rate from 16 kBit/s to 384 kbit/s
Choice of 2 Audio Codec, either AMR audio from 6.60 kBit/s to 23.85 kbit/s or AAC audio from 16 kBits to 320 kBit/s
EnviromentalPower Requirement: AC Input 100 – 240 V, Rated Input Current: 7A (115V) to 3A (230V), 50 to 60 Hz
Power Supply: 520 Watts Rated output power
Operating Temperature: 10 to 35 Degrees Celcius
System Cooling: Two 10cm Fans
User Interface: 4 line X 20 Char LCD display and 6 Button Navigation
Dimentions: 16.9 x 1.7 x 25.6 inches (W x H x D)