Product ManualManual

The SCORPION series I/O Mini Modules provides signal interface of Video, Audio, Ethernet and Data to the SCORPION Media Processing Platform. Supporting a wide range of different signal types, the SCORPION-X18, -4 and -2 frames can be economically configured and customized for any application.

Signal Interfaces
Video
12G/4K/3G/HD/SD-SDI
DVB-ASI, HDMI
Audio
Analog Audio, AES
Audio, MADI, Intercom
Ethernet
10/100/1G/10G/40G Transport
Data
USB, Serial Data,
RS-232/422/485
Features
  • Supports up to 18x single-slot Mini-I/O Modules per -X18/F18 frame
  • Supports up to 4x single-slot Mini-I/O Modules per -4 frame
  • Supports up to 2x single-slot Mini-I/O Modules per -2 frame
  • Supports Video, Audio, Ethernet and Data signal types
  • User configurable for maximum flexibility
  • All hot-swappable

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I/O Mini Modules

MIO-VB-2-12G

Dual BNC 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI Video Access Module

MIO-GE-RJ45

1 GbE Ethernet Access Module

MIO-IT-IP

Intercom Transceiver Module (2x Analog Audio In/Out, 2x Serial Data, 4x GPIO), dual slot

MIO-AES-IP

AES Access Module over IP

MIO-AES-D4

AES Audio De-embedder Module

MIO-HDMI-OUT-4K

4K SDI and HDMI Transmitter Module, dual slot

MIO-HDMI-IN-4K

4K SDI and HDMI Receiver Module, dual slot

MIO-HDMI-IN-3G & MIO-HDMI-OUT-3G

HDMI Input/Output Access Module

MIO-DANTE-64

64x64 Dante Bridge I/O Module, dual slot

Specifications

Electrical InputsMIO-VB-2-12G
Reclocked StandardsSMPTE ST 2081 (12G-SDI), SMPTE ST 424M (3GB/s), SMPTE ST 292M (1.5GB/s), SMPTE ST 259M (270MB/s), DVB-ASI
ConnectorBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Impedance75Ω (nominal)
EqualizationAutomatic to 80m @3GB/s, 100m @1.5GB/s, 250m @270MB/s (with Belden 1694A or equivalent cable)
Return Loss> 15dB up to 1.5GHz, > 10dB up to 3GHz, > 7dB up to 6GHz, > 4dB up to 12GHz
Electrical OutputsMIO-VB-2-12G
ConnectorBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Impedance75Ω (nominal)
Signal Level800mV (nominal)
DC Offset0V ±0.5V
Rise and Fall TimeReclocked SFP's only
12G< 45ps
HD/3G< 135ps
SD< 900ps
Overshoot< 10% of amplitude (Reclocked SFP's only)
Alignment JitterReclocked SFP's only
< 0.2UI to 1.485GB/s
< 0.3UI to 2.97GB/s
< 0.3UI to 12GB/s
Ethernet Input/OutputMIO-GE-RJ45, MIO-DANTE-64
StandardIEEE 802.3 (10 BaseT), IEEE 802.3u (100 BaseTX), IEEE 802.3ab (1000BaseTX)
Number of Ports1, 2 (Main/Backup MIO-DANTE-64)
ConnectorRJ-45
Cable requirements
10 BaseTUTP category 3, 4, or 5 cable up to 328ft/100m (2 pairs)
100 Base TxUTP category 5 cable up to 328ft/100m (2 pairs)
1000Base TxUTP category 5 cable up to 164/50m (4 pairs)
HDMI
Connector TypeHDMI
Number of Connectors1
Resolution4K (4096x2160/60) max (-4K HDMI version)
3G (1920x1080/60) max (-3G version)
HDMI AudioYes
AES Inputs
StandardSMPTE ST 276 - unbalanced AES, Dolby E compatible
Number of Inputs2 (3606AES-IP)
ConnectorMini DIN 1.0/2.3
Sampling Rate32 – 48kHz
Impedance75Ω
Return Loss> 15dB
Amplitude320mV to 1.2V p-p (min to max)
AES Outputs
StandardSMPTE ST 276 - Unbalanced AES, Dolby E compatible
Number of Outputs2 (3606AES-IP), 4 (3606AES-D4)
ConnectorMini DIN 1.0/2.3
Sampling Rate32 – 48kHz
Impedance75Ω
Return Loss> 15dB
Amplitude1V p-p ±0.1V p-p
Rise/Fall Time35ns ±5ns
Intercom Module Analog AudioMIO-IT-IP
Number of Signals2 inputs, 2 outputs
TypeBalanced Analog Audio
Industry StandardsClearcom, RTS-Telex
ConnectorMulti-pin Removable terminal block
Input Impedance> 10K Ω
Output Impedance66Ω
Signal Resolution24-bit
Sampling Rate48kHz
Gain Flatness±2dB
Maximum Input Level+20dBu
Maximum Output Level
Into 10K Ω+20dBu
Into 600 Ω+19dBu
SNRTBD
THDTBD
CrosstalkTBD
Controllable Gain-10dB to +10dB
Intercom Module Unbalanced/Party-Line Type AudioMIO-IT-IP
Number of Signals2
TypeAnalog Audio, Full Duplex, Unbalanced
Industry StandardClearCom, RTS-Telex
ConnectorMulti-pin removable terminal block
Signal CouplingAC coupled (accommodates 30V "wet" inputs)
Bridging Impedance> 10K Ω
Signal Resolution24-bit
Sampling Rate48kHz
Sidetone Null> 25dB
Sidetone Null Range100-300Ω load
Frequency Response120 – 20kHz
Gain Flatness±2dB
Maximum Input Level+5dBu
Maximum Output Level+5dBu (into 200Ω load)
SNRTBD
THDTBD
CrosstalkTBD
Controllable Gain-5dB to +5dB (into 200Ω load)
Receive Signaling4V DC min (ClearCom), 20kHz ±500Hz (RTS)
Send Signaling11V DC min (ClearCom), 20kHz ±100Hz (RTS)
Intercom Module RS-422/485 Serial DataMIO-IT-IP
Number of Signals2
ConnectorMulti-pin removable terminal block
TypeRS-485 or RS-422 (selectable)
Input Termination120Ω or Open (selectable)
Input Failsafe Bias200mV (3.3mA into 60Ω) or None (selectable)
Bit Rate
RS-485Compatible with all Telex RS-485 rates
RS-422460kb/s
Intercom Module General Purpose InputsMIO-IT-IP
TypeOpto-isolated, Active low
Number of Inputs2
ConnectorMulti-pin removable terminal block
Voltage
Safe Voltage Range-20V to +10V
Off Condition (min)> +3.5V
On Condition (max)< +2.5V (active low)
Current
Minimum1mA
Maximum10mA (internally limited)
Intercom Module General Purpose OutputMIO-IT-IP
TypeDry contact relay closure, normally open
Number of Outputs2
ConnectorMulti-pin removable terminal block
Minimum Current100mA

Ordering Information

MIO-VB-2-12GDual BNC 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI Video Access Module
MIO-GE-RJ451 GbE 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-OUT-4K4K SDI and HDMI Transmitter Module, dual slot
MIO-HDMI-IN-4K4K SDI and HDMI Receiver Module, dual slot
MIO-DANTE-6464x64 Dante Bridge I/O Module, dual slot
Enclosures
SCORPION-X18Media Processing Platform Multi-Frame with onboard 80x80 crosspoint (holds 18 modules)
SCORPION-X18-48VDCMedia Processing Platform Multi-Frame with onboard 80x80 crosspoint (holds 18 modules)
SCORPION-4Media Processing Platform - Standalone Frame (holds 4 modules)
SCORPION-2Media Processing Platform - Miniature Frame (holds 2 modules)