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The SCORPION-4 Media Processing Platform is a stand alone, compact form factor, multi-service signal conversion, aggregation gateway capable of simultaneously transporting video, audio and data services over 1GbE/10GbE and 25GbE Ethernet WAN networks. Using SCORPION I/O Mini Modules, the SCORPION-4 is highly flexible and can accommodate a multitude of signals including 12G single-link SDI, ethernet, MADI, AES, HDMI, intercom and serial data. The SCORPION-4 features encapsulation and de-encapsulation to IP over dual 10GbE or 25GbE trunk ports.

When combined with other compatible IP gateways including the 1RU SCORPION-X18, the SCORPION-4 becomes part of an integrated, scaleable transport network with point-to-point, ring and hub-and-spoke configurations enabling the sharing of content from different sites using different transport media.

The SCORPION-4 possesses a small fanless form factor, and is designed to be operated in portable and/or low noise environments. The SCORPION-4 is ideal for mobile and live sports production applications.

Features
  • High density and fully modular in a standalone form factor
  • All in one platform to handle video, audio, data transport needs
  • IP Encapsulation/De-encapsulation supporting SMPTE ST 2022-6 and SMPTE ST 2110
  • 1GbE/10GbE/25GbE WAN IP Network Support
  • Up to 4x SCORPION I/O Mini Modules can fit into the standalone frame
  • Up to 4x SFP Ports for Ethernet WAN IP Connectivity
  • Supports MSA SFP transceivers
  • Diverse signal Types such as 12G/6G/3G/HD/ASI, Ethernet, Serial Data, Intercom, HDMI, USB and Intercom
  • Main and Redundant Power Supplies
  • Onboard signal integrity and link analysis
  • Multiple control options including SNMP, Web Access, Panels and MAGNUM
  • Fanless operation with integrated heatsink for power dissipation

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Specifications

System

Density4x SFP's
4x SCORPION I/O Mini Modules
ImpedanceDependant on SCORPION I/O Mini Module (see appropriate specifications)
ConnectorDependant on SCORPION I/O Mini Module (see appropriate specifications)
Communication and Control
EthernetSNMP over IEEE 802.3/U (10/100/1000 BaseTx) RJ-45 connector
ControlSNMP, Web Access, Direct Control and Control Panels
Electrical Inputs/Outputs
ConnectorDependant on SCORPION I/O Mini Module (see appropriate specifications)
ImpedanceDependant on SCORPION I/O Mini Module (see appropriate specifications)
Reference
Number of Inputs1
ConnectorBNC IEC 61169.8 Annex A
Reference InputsAnalog 625 or 525, Tri-Level HD
Impedance75Ω
Physical
Dimensions2.5"H x 8.5"W x 6"D
Module Capacity4x Evertz SFP modules
4x SCORPION I/O Mini Modules
Operating Temperature0-50 °C
Electrical
Power Supply ConfigurationDual External Supplies (primary/secondary)
VoltageDC Input 12V DC (external power supplies require 110 – 220V AC, 50/60Hz)
Power Consumption25 watts empty, 132 watts fully loaded
Connectors12V DC, auto ranging 100-240V AC 50/60Hz adapter included
Status IndicatorsLED on unit
Compliance
SafetyCSA Listed, complies with EU Safety Directive
EMCComplies with FCC part 15, Class A
Complies with EU EMC Directives

Ordering Information

SCORPION-4Media Processing Platform - Standalone Frame
Ordering Options
SCORPION-4-PSXExternal power supply for SCORPION-4
SCORPION-4-RP1Single SCORPION-4 19" rack mount kit (2RU)
SCORPION-4-RP2Dual SCORPION-4 19" rack mount kit (2RU)
Compatible SFP'sSee separate Evertz compatible SFP's specifications
I/O Mini modulesSee separate I/O Mini Module specifications
Available I/O Mini Modules
NotesSee I/O Mini Module specification document for more details.
MIO-VB-2-12GDual BNC 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI Video Access Module
MIO-GE-RJ451GbE Ethernet Access Module
MIO-AES-IPAES Access Module over IP
MIO-AES-D4AES Audio De-embedder Module
MIO-IT-IPIntercom Transceiver Module (2x Analog Audio In/Out, 2x Serial Data, 4x GPIO), dual slot
MIO-HDMI-IN-3GHDMI Input Access Module
MIO-HDMI-OUT-3GHDMI Output Access Module
MIO-HDMI-IN-4K4K SDI and HDMI Input Module, dual slot
MIO-HDMI-OUT-4K4K SDI and HDMI Output Module, dual slot