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Harris NEXIO NX AMP 3801 HDI

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Model Description:
broadcast video server integrated with up to 8 SD or 4 HD channels, with channelView option - Gen-5

Model Details

NEXIO AMPTM Generation 5 integrated storage server.

NEXIO AMP is an award winning broadcast video server integrated with SD and HD
I/O, “agile” software-based codecs, high performance IT connectivity, and access to NEXIO's shared storage system via NEXIO's RAIDsoftTM software RAID controller.

NEXIO AMP is software configurable, and uses software codec technology to
encode and decode HD and SD content. NEXIO AMP supports real-time I/O and
redundant network interfaces.

Option included: NEXIO AMP Channelview Optional software that provides multiviewer I/O monitoring, enabling up to two NEXIO AMP inputs and four NEXIO AMP outputs to be viewed in real time on a computer monitor.

Model: NXAM3801HDI

Detail: AMP Gen 5
- 2x AMD 2425 (6 core) CPU (12 cores total)
- 16 GB RAM
- 8x500 GB Media drives 4TB (RAID3 3.5TB available)
- 120GB SSD System drive (non mirrored)

SW: Release 7.0
SLK (software license keys):
- 4CH HD (1080i)
- ChannelView

Unit can be upgraded to 8 or 16TB media storage



Features:

Key Features

The following list outlines some of the key features of NEXIO AMP:

? 3RU form factor

? Two Six-Core AMD OpteronTM 64-bit processors

? Dual mirrored boot drives

? Dual hot-swappable power supplies

? USB ports on the front and rear of the chassis

? 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet ports

? Software-based codecs for coding and decoding SD and HD media

? Supports up to 8 SD channels, or up to 4 HD channels (with software license

key)

? Supports SD (525i, 625i) and HD (1080i, 1080p, 720p) content on the same

chassis

? Supports SDI (SMPTE-259M) and AES/EBU interfaces

NEXIO AMP

ChannelView

Optional software that provides multiviewer I/O

monitoring, enabling up to two NEXIO AMP inputs and

four NEXIO AMP outputs to be viewed in real time on a

computer monitor.

NEXIO AMP Logo Optional software that enables the display of up to 4 layers

of static or animated logo graphics per video output.

Requires NEXIO AMP ChannelView.

NEXIO Track

Router

Optional software for NEXIO Remote and NXOS that

controls the routing of audio on ingest, the addition of

external audio and closed captions to stored media, and

audio routing rules on playout for multilingual broadcasts.

Table 1-2 Optional Software Applications

Application Description

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? Record and playback SD:

? MPEG-2 l-frame and MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:0 profile up to 15 Mbps, and

4:2:2 profile up to 50 Mbps

? IMX 30, IMX 40, and IMX 50

? DVCPRO25 and DVCPRO50

? DVCAM at 25 Mbps (625 only)

? H.264 playback only (optional - requires software licensing)

? Supports HD-SDI (SMPTE-292M) and AES/EBU interfaces

? Record and playback HD:

? MPEG-2 MP@HL l-frame 4:2:0 profile up to 100 Mbps, and 4:2:2 profile

up to 150 Mbps

? MPEG-2 MP@HL Long GOP 4:2:0 profile and 4:2:2 profile up to 80 Mbps

? XDCAM HD at 35 Mbps (not available in 720p)

? DVCPRO HD at 100 Mbps

? XDCAM EX at 35 Mbps

? XDCAM HD422 at 50 Mbps

? H.264 playback only (optional - requires software licensing)

? DNxHD (optional - requires software licensing)

? Supports Panasonic AVC-Intra for up to 4 channels of playout with the NXCP

Upgrade Kit

? Supports Panasonic AVC-Intra for up to 2 channels of ingest with the NXCP

Upgrade Kit

? SD scales to 450+ channels — with NXS3100 Series and 1600+ with NEXIO

Farad (NXAMP3801HDX only)

? HD scales to 210+ channels — with NXS3100 Series and 500+ with NEXIO

Farad (NXAMP3801HDX only)

? Integrated up/down/cross conversion support using software based real time

processing (HD licensed servers only)

? Automatic Aspect Ratio Conversion (ARC) using AFD (HD licensed servers only)

? Read, generate, and write continuous and discontinuous VITC

? EIA-608 <> EIA-708 and WST <> OP-47 closed caption transcoding using

software based real time processing (HD licensed servers only)

? Easy integration with IP networks using Gigabit Ethernet for media transfers

? Supports redundant Ethernet, which seamlessly switches operation from one

Ethernet network to the other, if one Ethernet network fails

? Runs NEXIO operating system (NXOS) software for ingest, playout, file

transfers, content management, and additional optional applications

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? Multitier user account access, prevents unauthorized operators from altering

video/audio procamps or deleting media

? Dolby® Digital and Dolby E audio pass-through; record and play

? Off-speed play

? Works with a wide range of 3rd party automation, archiving, and media

management applications

? Includes FTP Server to move media from server-to-server and between attached

general purpose drives

? MXF OP-1a

? QuickTime

? AVI

? Native LXF

? MPEG2 PS/TS Ingest

? Pinnacle private audio stream (mixed services with MPEG audio)

? MOV support for XDCAM EX and AVC-Intra files in both 720p and 1080i

? GXF Handler now supports file exports in addition to the previous support

for GXF imports

? Supports optional software applications described in Table 1-2

? Supports upgrade to shared storage systems



Specifications:

This section describes the hardware and software specifications for NEXIO AMP.

System The following list describes the general specifications for NEXIO AMP:

? Two Six-Core AMD Opteron 64-bit processors

? PCI Express platform

? 16 GB RAM

? Dual mirrored boot drives

? Four 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet adapters

? Dual-head DVI-I monitor interface

? PS/2 keyboard and mouse (included)

? Two USB 2.0 ports on front panel

? Four USB 2.0 ports on back panel

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? One FireWire (IEEE 1394) port (not powered) on front panel

? Windows 7 Professional x64

? NEXIO Operating System (NXOS)

Video The following table describes NEXIO AMP video specifications.

All SD and HD Input/Output Configurations require that you have registered your

software. To register your software, see the Software License Card provided with

your system.

Table 1-3 NEXIO AMP Video Specifications

Channels SD = SDI (SMPTE-259M)

HD = HD-SDI (SMPTE-292M)

SD Formats 525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

HD Formats 1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

1080p @ 29.97fps

1080p @ 25fps

720p @ 59.94fps

720p @ 50fps

SD Input/

Output

Configurations

See Table 1-1 on page 10

HD Input/

Output

Configurations

See Table 1-1 on page 10

SD Aspect

Ratio

4:3

16:9

HD Aspect

Ratio

16:9

Aspect Ratio

Conversion

Up/down/cross conversion support (SD only)

EIA-608 <> 708 & WST <> OP-47 caption conversion

AFD aspect ratio conversion

Port based aspect ratio conversion

User-based aspect ratio conversion

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Audio The following table describes NEXIO AMP audio specifications.

Video

Compression

The following tables describes the NEXIO AMP video compression specifications. All

playout channels support up/down/cross conversion when used in 2 channel or 3

channel mode. Up/down/cross conversion is supported in 4 channel SD/HD mode.

Up/down/cross conversion is not supported in 4 channel SD only mode or in 6

channel mode.

All channel configurations require registration using a Software License Key (SLK).

Table 1-4 Audio Specifications

Channels & Formats 4 AES/EBU pairs per input channel

4 AES/EBU pairs per output channel

8 pairs embedded per input channel

8 pairs embedded per output channel

Inputs 4 pairs HD-BNC, unbalanced (AES/EBU)

75? termination

1V p-p nominal levels

Outputs 4 pairs HD-BNC, unbalanced (AES/EBU)

75? termination

1V p-p nominal levels

Processing & Storage 16, 20, or 24-bit, PCM, 48kHz

Compressed Audio Dolby Digital (AC-3) and Dolby E pass-through

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Table 1-5 shows the SD video compression coding and decoding.

*DVCPRO25 is the same as DVCAM in 525 @ 29.97fps.

Table 1-5 Standard Definition Video Compression Specifications

Compression Profile Resolution and

Frame Rate

SD Coding and

Decoding

MPEG-2 l-frame — 4 to

15 Mbps

4:2:0 525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

MPEG-2 l-frame — 10 to

50 Mbps

4:2:2 525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

MPEG-2 Long GOP — 4

to 15 Mbps

4:2:0 525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

MPEG-2 Long GOP — 10

to 50 Mbps

4:2:2 525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

IMX — 30, 40, and 50

Mbps

525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

DVCPRO — 25 and 50

Mbps

525 @ 29.97fps

625 @ 25fps

DVCAM* — 25 Mbps 625 @ 25fps

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Table 1-6 shows the HD video compression coding and decoding.

Table 1-6 High Definition Video Compression Specifications

Compression Profile Resolution and

Frame Rate

HD Coding and

Decoding

MPEG-2 l-frame — 50,

80, and 100 Mbps

4:2:0 1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

1080p @ 29.97fps

1080p @ 25fps

720p @ 59.94fps

720p @ 50fps

MPEG-2 l-frame — 50,

70, 80, 100, 120, and

150 Mbps

4:2:2 1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

1080p @ 29.97fps

1080p @ 25fps

720p @ 59.94fps

720p @ 50fps

MPEG-2 Long GOP —

18, 25, 35, 50, 60, 70,

and 80 Mbps

4:2:0 1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

1080p @ 29.97fps

1080p @ 25fps

720p @ 59.94fps

720p @ 50fps

MPEG-2 Long GOP —

25, 35, 50, 70, and 80

Mbps

4:2:2 1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

1080p @ 29.97fps

1080p @ 25fps

720p @ 59.94fps

720p @ 50fps

DVCPRO HD — 100

Mbps

1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

XDCAM HD — 35 Mbps

(not available in 720p)

1080i @ 29.97fps

1080i @ 25fps

XDCAM HD422 — 50

Mbps

1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

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AVC-Intra is available on servers with six-core processors. Table 1-7 shows the HD

video compression specifications for servers equipped with the NEXIO AMP NXCP

Codec Processor board.

Storage The following table describes NEXIO AMP storage specifications.

XDCAM EX — 35 Mbps 1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

H.264 (decode only) 1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

DNxHD 1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

AVC-Intra encode on

servers with six-core

processors (2 channel

mode only)

1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

Table 1-7 High Definition Video Compression Specification for AVC-Intra

HD Decoding AVC-Intra:

? 0 ingest + 2 play only

? 0 ingest + 3 play only

? 0 ingest + 4 play only

1080i @ 29.97fps

720p @ 59.94fps

1080i @ 25fps

720p @ 50fps

Table 1-6 High Definition Video Compression Specifications

Table 1-8 Storage Specifications

Storage 8x internal SATA-2 hot-swappable drives (standard);

additional 8x internal SATA-2 hot-swappable drives

RAID

Redundancy

The following table describes the NEXIO AMP RAID redundancy specifications.

Timecode

Connection

Options

The following list describes the timecode connections options for NEXIO AMP.

? RS-232

? TCP/IP

? Leitch clock interface

? VITC reader, writer, and generator

Remote GPI

Control

The following table describes the GPI control specifications for NEXIO AMP.

Remote

Serial

Interface

The following list describes the remote serial interface specifications for NEXIO

AMP:

? RS-422 ports for control of up to eight channels; one port can be allocated for

a VTR

? RJ-12 connector

? Harris ADC VDCP pinout (see NEXIO AMP RS-422 Pinouts on page 106)

Table 1-9 RAID Redundancy Specifications

Controller RAIDsoftTM software RAID management

system

RAID Protection Schemes

Per Volume

RAID 3 (single drive parity; single drive

failure protection)

-OR-
ECC (multiple drive parity; dual drive

failure protection)

Table 1-10 GPI Control Specifications for NEXIO AMP

Inputs 32 inputs (two 26-pin MDR connectors)

Outputs 16 outputs (two 26-pin MDR connectors)

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Controls The following table describes NEXIO AMP control specifications.

Physical The following table describes NEXIO AMP size specifications.

Power Supply ? Redundant dual hot-swappable, dual load-sharing

? AC 115-120 V; 200-240 V, auto select

? 60/50 Hz

? 750 W

Supported

Television

Formats

NEXIO AMP supports the following television standard formats:

? 525 @ 29.97fps

? 625 @ 25fps

? 720p @ 59.94fps

? 720p @ 50fps

? 1080i @ 29.97fps

? 1080i @ 25fps

? 1080p @ 29.97fps

? 1080p @ 25fps



Additional Information

NEXIO_NXAMP3801HDI_UserGuide_175-100257-00-RevA (2).pdf

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