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K2 solo 3G specifications

HD Compression Formats


MPEG-2@HL 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 12- 80 Mb/s

MPEG-2@HL 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 20- 100 Mb/s

XDCAM HD (25, 35, 50 Mb/s)


AVC-Intra 50/100

H.264 playout

SD Compression Formats


MPEG-2@ML 4:2:0, I-Frame & Long GOP, 2-15 Mb/s

MPEG-2@ML 4:2:2, I-Frame & Long GOP, 4-50 Mb/s

D10/IMX 30/40/50

Video Channels

2 HD/SD-SDI record/play channels

SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M, ITU-R601, 525/625 line component, 10-bit

HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M, 10-bit

Proxy Encoding

2 or 4 streams (licensed through AppCenter Pro or AppCenter Elite)

Each stream includes 1 video and up to 8 audio tracks for recording. Any audio track can be selected when streaming

Video: MPEG-4 part 10

Audio: AAC

Monitor Modes

SDI monitor out with timecode burn-in

VGA multiviewer

Definable text overlay includes channel name, clip name, transport status, play speed, audio meters and other status

Video Playback Output

All clips play seamlessly back-to-back

Off-speed play with line interpolation

Video/audio mix effects Dissolves between two video tracks

Fade up/down to matte color

Conversion and Aspect Ratio

525↔1080i/720p, 625↔1080i/720p

720p↔1080i cross conversion

4:3-16:9 aspect ratio conversions

Embedded audio tracks

16 embedded channels/video

Discrete AES/EBU Audio

8 input and 8 output tracks (4 AES pairs) per video channel

DB25 pin connector per video channel (XLR breakout cable is optional)

Audio Specifications

PCM: 48 kHz, 16- or 24-bit

Sample rate conversion to 48 kHz

AC-3 and Dolby E pass-through

Audio Special Features

Scrub audio support (±2X)

Audio click elimination

Audio tagging and audio mapping

Hard Disk Storage (±10%)

DV25/DV50/100 = 46/24/12 hours

MPEG-2@: 12/25/50/100 Mb/s = 110/50/25/12 hours

Power Requirements

100-240V, 50/60 Hz

Typical power:180 watts

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions (HxWxD): 89 x 210 x 446 mm (3.5 x 8.25 x 17.7 in.) Weight: 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs.)

Environmental Characteristics

Operating temperature:10° to +40°C (50° to 104°F)

Non-operating temperature:-40° to +60°C (-40° to 140°F)

Operating relative humidity:20% to 80% from -5° to +45°C (23° to 113°F)

Non-operating relative humidity: 10% to 80% from -30° to +60°C (-22° to 140°F)


12 in, 12 out – DB25 pin connector

Reference Genlock

NTSC/PAL black composite analog

Two BNC, 75Ω passive loop through

Burst frequency lock:PAL +10 Hz at subcarrier; NTSC +20 Hz at subcarrier

Tri-Level sync conforms to SMPTE 296M-2001 for 1280x720p and SMPTE 274M-2008 for 1920x1080

Timecode (per video channel)

LTC SMPTE 12M on mini XLR One VITC reader/writer Ancillary timecode


BVW (RS-422) (w/o insert edit)

Odetics/VDCP (RS-422)

AMP (RS-422 and Ethernet)

K2.net native API


Four 100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports

1 Express Card, 34 mm (front)

4 USB 2.0 front, two USB 2.0 rear

FireWire (IEEE 1394)

One RJ-45 serial port per channel

15-pin SVGA

USB keyboard, mouse

Remote Monitoring

Grass Valley SNMP-based remote facility monitoring software


UL 60950, FCC Class A, EMC Class A, CE, C-Tick, CSA 60950, IEC 950, EN 60950

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