LIDIA HD Supports LIDIA 4 and LIDIA 5 Triggers

Evertz is pleased to introduce the latest 9725 series of logo and media insertion products for the deployment of CBS' LIDIA HD branding project. This fully integrated, LIDIA compatible system was designed to meet not only the immediate branding needs of CBS affiliates, but also provide for future expansion. With extensive hardware and software interface updates, the 9725 series has been designed to manage and store multiple logos, ranging in size from 1/25th to full screen, set position, fade and animation rates, and conveniently receive trigger information through the LIDIA HD network. With the capability to key in up to 16 logos simultaneously, the 9725 logo and media insertion products are the most advanced branding devices available today.

PKGHD9725LG-L4 & PKGHD9725LGA-L4 with L5 Upgrade

The HD9725LG provides a complete HD Logo and HD Logo/Audio Insertion package that will key one or many static/animated "bugs" over a full bandwidth HD program video signal. This version handles either HD or SD video inputs.

Overture™

The Overture™ application software is included with the media branding products and provides a unified interface to:

  • Create and upload custom crawls
  • Create and deliver logos
  • Build animation sequences including fade in, pause and fade out routines
  • Adjust logo position and transparency levels
  • Import TIFF, TARGA, BMP, GIF or JPG format graphic files
  • Import Quicktime or AVI format video files
  • Generate analog and digital clocks, dates, temperatures and slates
  • Provide a firmware upgrade utility for one or multiple units

The 9725 Series allows the user to create custom text messages that can be displayed as crawls or fixed fields on top of the keyed graphic logos. These user-defined elements are dynamically updated via Ethernet. Text crawls and fields retain display information such as background/foreground transparency, color, position and font while the dynamic text may be changed without re-creating the associated logo graphics.

The EAS crawl option provides connection to an existing EAS decoder for tests (white text on green), watch alerts (white on yellow) and warnings (white on red) The variable height text font can be positioned anywhere on the screen.

Features

  • 16 level key sublayers used for static and dynamic logos, clocks and countdown timers, animations, temperature, crawls and text.
  • User-configurable logo positioning and transparency and control
    • Transparency control through incorporated 12-bit linear keyer
    • 12-bit linear fade in and out control
  • Key in full screen logo
  • 32 GPIs and 16 GPOs for running script triggers, logo loads, keying and tallys
  • Serial ports, LTC inputs with accompanying break-out panels
  • Automation control including M2100 and XY protocols
  • Equipped with standard 2GB flash and 2GB playout storage
  • Memory expandable up to 8G internal flash memory & 8G playout memory
  • Program output bypass relay protected
  • User control of crawl generation, animation through user-friendly Overture™
  • GUI featuring customizable desktop with dockable windows
  • Improved logo management tools through Overture™:
    • Recall uploaded logos
    • Re-edit and update older files
    • Reload new images
  • FTP file transfer and maintenance
  • Keys directly into composite analog signal without decoding (AN-model)
  • Creates custom text messages
  • Built-in crawls, text teasers (snipes)
    • Each snipe file has 4 reveals
    • Each reveal contains up to 4 text lines
  • Desk mount control panel
  • EAS crawl support for Sage, DASDEC and TFT decoders
  • EAS supports all alert codes including Amber Alerts
  • HD9725 series supports either SD or HD video inputs
  • Optional rack mount control panel
  • LIDIA HD L4 with L5 Upgrade Additional Features

  • Eight AES pair inputs and eight AES pair outputs
  • Full 4 pair audio voice over mixing for Dolby 5.1 audio
  • Includes embedded audio mixing with 4 AES pair de-embedding and re-embedding for voice over and clip inserts
  • Audio bypass mode for passing Dolby E

Specifications

Serial Digital Video Input

Standard SMPTE ST 292-1 1.485Gb/s (1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/59.94, 480/59.94)
SMPTE ST 295, 525/625
Connector 1 BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Impedance 75Ω
Equalization Automatic up to 100m @ 1.5Gb/s with Belden 1694 (or equivalent)
200m @ 270Mb/s

Serial Digital Video Output

Standard Same as Input
Number of Outputs 2 Program and 1 Preview
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level 800mV nominal
DC Offset 0V ±0.5V
Rise/Fall Time 200ps nominal
Overshoot ± 10% of amplitude (all outputs terminated)
Wideband Jitter ± 0.2UI
Impedance 75Ω

AES Audio Inputs

HD9725LGA Only
Standards SMPTE ST 276 single ended AES
Number of Inputs 4 Program, 4 Alternative
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Sampling Rate 48kHz
Signal Level 1V p-p ±10%

AES Audio Outputs

HD9725LGA Only
Standards SMPTE ST 276 single ended AES
Number of Outputs 4 Program, 4 preview
Background and voice over source assignable for each channel
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Sampling Rate 48kHz
Signal Level 1V p-p
Reference From Video Reference

Embedded Audio

HD9725LGA Only
Standard SMPTE ST 299-1
De-embedder Groups 1 to 2 of embedded audio in video input
Embedder Program audio embedded to groups 1 and 2 on program video outputs
Preview audio embedded to groups 1 and 2 on preview video output

Serial Remote Control

Number of Ports 4
Connector 9 pin "D" Type
Type RS-232/422
Function Automation Control
Media Transfer Type RJ-45 TCP/IP, 10/100/1000Base T

General Purpose Input/Output

Number of Inputs 32
Number of Outputs 16
Type Opto Isolated, Active Low

LTC Reader

Standard SMPTE ST 12-1 - 25, 30Fps Drop & non-Drop Frame
Connector XLR Type 3 pin female connector

Electrical

Power 115/230V AC 50/60Hz 80 Watts
Safety TÜV Listed, Complies with EU Safety Directive
EMI/RFI Complies with FCC Part 15 Class A, EU EMC Directive

Physical

Dimensions 19"W x 1.75"H x 18.75"D
(483mm x 45mm x 477mm)
Weight 8lbs (3.5kg)

Ordering Information

Notes All units include 2GB internal memory, 2GB external Compact Flash, 2GB internal playout cache, Desktop Control Panel, Text Crawl insertion, EAS and Overture™ software GUI
All units ship with redundant power supply and 2-year warranty
CBS LIDIA HD Upgrade Procedure (33.7kB)
PKGHD9725LG‑L4, L5 Upgrade LIDIA HD Logo Inserter Package
PKGHD9725LGA‑L4, L5 Upgrade LIDIA HD Media (Video and Audio) Inserter Package

Ordering Options

Notes Additional memory options are available. Please contact Evertz directly for more information
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