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Kaleido-MX 4K

Ultra High-Definition Multiviewer

The Kaleido-MX 4K is the latest addition to the Kaleido family of multiviewers, and it offers stunningly beautiful, seamless 4K pictures (without visible quadrants) for monitoring on large 4K screens. Kaleido-MX 4K is an ultra high-definition multiviewer that can natively drive a 4K display for the most demanding monitoring applications. Available in four configurations for up to 64 SD/HD or 3G inputs, the Kaleido-MX 4K is perfect for high-end in-studio TV productions, outside broadcast trucks, as well as playout facilities.

FEATURES

  • 16 inputs x 1 UHD output (1 RU)
  • 32 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)
  • 48 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)
  • 64 inputs x 1 UHD output (3 RU)

Uncompromised I/O Capabilities

  • Up to 64 inputs 3G/HD/SD SDI formats
  • Quad-link 3 Gb/s output or HDMI 2.0 output at 3840x2160 @59.94/50p

Unmatched Image Quality and Layout Flexibility

  • Unmatched multiviewer picture quality and superior on-screen graphics
  • Ultimate level of layout flexibility, with unlimited signal repetition and sizing across all displays, without blocking, grouping restrictions or bandwidth restrictions
  • Display up to 128 images (64 unique) on a 4K UHD display

Router and Switcher Integration

  • Kaleido-MX 4K offers rich integration with the NVISION router family and Grass Valley’s Kayenne/Karrera production switchers
  • Supports third-party routers and production switchers for tally and labels

Robust and Serviceable Design

  • Unique Auto-Recovery feature provides fast automated recovery after a “cold” spare is inserted into the frame
  • Hot swappable modules and power supplies
  • 1 RU and 3 RU frame models with quiet cooling

Seamless Control Across Multiple Multiviewers

  • Kaleido multiviewers can be “mixed-and-matched” to create a seamless monitoring system across a facility
  • Choice of multiple control options such as standalone Kaleido-RCP2/RCP-200 panels, integrated with router control systems and panels, iControl and third-party control systems

Scalable for the Largest Systems

  • Virtually limitless multiviewer system expansion with upstream NVISION router
  • Create combined multiviewer/router system with up to 1,152 video inputs, 72 UHD multiviewer outputs

Advanced Probing and Alarming

  • Closed captioning and teletext subtitling display and alarming to ensure compliance with regulation, includes XDS and AFD
  • Software licensable Dolby E metadata extraction for metering and content alarming without the need of expensive hardware decoders
  • Sophisticated on-screen alarm displays for clear operator alerts, supporting multicolor and blinking statuses based on severity, latching and status

SPECIFICATIONS

Video Inputs

Quantity: 16, 32, 48 or 64

Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

SD-SDI

Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 259-C (270 Mb/s)

Formats: 525 and 625

HD-SDI

Signal: 4:2:2 SMPTE ST 292-C (1.5 Gb/s)

Formats: 720p24/25/29.97/50/59.94, 1080PsF23.98p/24p/25i/29.97i, 1080i50/59.94, 1080p23.98/24/25/29.97

 

3G-SDI

Signal: SMPTE ST 424-2006 (2.97, 2.97/1.001 Gb/s) Level A and B

Formats: 1920x1080p59.94, 1920x1080p50

Mosaic Output

HDMI x 1

  • Signal: HDMI V2.0
  • Format: 3840x2160 at 50 Hz or 59.94 Hz

HD-SDI x 4

  • Signal: 3G/HD-SDI SMPTE ST 424 Level A
  • Formats: 1920x1080p59.94, 1920x1080p50

LTC Inputs

Signal: SMPTE ST 12-1995 (EBU-3259-E), SMPTE ST 309

Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

Reference

External: SMPTE ST 170, SMPTE ST 318, ITU 624-4, BUT 470-6, PAL and NTSC composite sync, SMPTE ST 274, SMPTE ST 296, SMPTE ST 240

Connector: DIN 1.0/2.3

Frame

Power supply: Hot swappable redundant power supplies (optional)

Input voltage: 100-240V

Frequency: 50/60 Hz

Power:

  • 1 RU: 150W max.
  • 3 RU: 350W max.

Dimensions:

  • 1 RU x 485 mm (19 in.) x 286 mm (11.25 in.)
  • 3 RU x 485 mm (19 in.) x 286 mm (11.25 in.)

Full spec temperature range: 0–40 °C (32–104 °F) (ambient)

Weight:

  • 1 RU: 4.2 kg (9.2 lbs.)
  • 3 RU: 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.)

 

Control

Ethernet (3)

  • Signal: 10/100 Base-T
  • Connector: RJ-45

Serial Port (2)

  • Signal: RS-422 (SMPTE ST 207, EBU-3245)
  • Connector: RJ-45

GPIO

Connector: DB-44

Number of inputs:

  • 1 RU: 20 opto-isolated
  • 3 RU: 20 or 40 (optional) opto-isolated

Number of configurable inputs or outputs:

  • 1 RU: 8
  • 3 RU: 8 or 16 (optional)

 

Analog Audio Monitoring (4)

Signals (2): Balanced analog stereo

Connector: WECO

DVI / HDMI / VGA Inputs (Optional)

Device: Grass Valley ADVC G1 converter

Discrete Audio Inputs (Optional)

Analog Audio:

  • ABT-64A or ABT-128A

Digital Audio:

  • AES 110Ω: ABT-64D-110 and ABT-128D-110  
  • AES 75Ω: ABT-64D-75 and ABT-128D-75

ORDERING INFORMATION

KALEIDO-MX 4K Models

KALEIDO-MX-16X1-4K 

16 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 1 RU
 

KALEIDO-MX-32X1-4K

32 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU 

KALEIDO-MX-48X1-4K

48 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU 

KALEIDO-MX-64X1-4K

64 input, single 4K UHD output multiviewer in 3 RU

Input Options

KMX-IN-16-OPT-3GBPS 

3 Gb/s signal format license (per 16 inputs)

KMX-IN-16-OPT-CSX 

CC/Subtitling and XDS data license (per 16 inputs)

KMX-IN-16-OPT-DOLBY

License for extraction of Dolby E metadata (per 16 inputs)

Audio Input Modules

ABT-64A

64 channel analog audio bridge terminal

ABT-128A

128 channel analog audio bridge terminal

Power Supplies

DENSITÉ 3+FR1-PSU-AC

Optional redundant power supply for KALEIDO-MX-16x1-4K

DENSITÉ 3-PSU-AC

Optional redundant power supply for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models

Accessories

ADVC G1

Any In to SDI Multifunctional Converter

KALEIDO-RCP2

Ethernet remote control panel and KM Gateway

PSU-POE

Replacement power over Ethernet module

KRCP-RK2

Kaleido-RCP2 rackmount bracket

GPI-1501-TBA 

GPI I/O terminal block adapter

GPI-1501 

Additional GPI I/O module for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models

REF-1801

Redundant reference for KALEIDO-MX 4K 3 RU models

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Kaleido-MX 4K

The Kaleido-MX 4K from Grass Valley is the latest addition to the Kaleido family of multiviewers, and it offers stunningly beautiful, seamless 4K pictures (without visible quadrants) for monitoring on large 4K screens. Kaleido-MX is an ultra high-definition multiviewer that can natively drive a 4K display for the most demanding monitoring applications. Available in four configurations for up to 64 SD/HD or 3G inputs, the Kaleido-MX 4K is perfect for high-end in-studio TV productions, outside broadcast trucks, as well as playout facilities.

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