Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
Video Test Pattern Generator calibrates digital displays.
Press Release Summary:
April 3, 2014 - Portable and battery-powered, MONTEST-3GSDI 3G-SDI supports audio testing at 1 KHz tone and maximum 148.5 MHz pixel frequency. Unit features 8 video test patterns and 7 timings up to HDTV 1080p. SDI standard transfer signals are uncompressed and are self-synchronizing between source (transmitter) and destination (receiver). Measuring 3.66 x 5.71 x 1.30 in., in-field tester supports protocols SMPTE 424M, SMTPE 274M, SMPTE 296M, and ITU-R BT.601, with bit rate of 2.97 Gbps.
Original Press Release
VPI Introduces the 3G-SDI Video Test Pattern Generator
Press release date: March 31, 2014
The 3G-SDI Video Test Pattern Generator is an advanced SDI pattern generator that is battery-powered, portable, and compact. It generates video test patterns at full broadcast quality for testing and calibrating a digital display. The unit supports audio testing at 1 KHz tone and maximum 148.5 MHz pixel frequency.
The MONTEST-3GSDI features eight video test patterns and seven timings up to HDTV 1080p. Use the unit to test and maintain studio equipment, such as monitors, cabling, and recording equipment. The SDI standard transfer signals are uncompressed and are self-synchronizing between the source (transmitter) and destination (receiver). Control the tester using the front panel control buttons.
The unit supports protocols SMPTE 424M, SMTPE 274M, SMPTE 296M, and ITU-R BT.601 with a bit rate of 2.97Gbps. The 75 Ohm BNC connector is compatible with any SD/HD/3G-SDI interface and supports cable lengths up to 16 feet (5 meters).
Powered by an AC adapter, the unit can run on an optional 9V alkaline non-rechargeable battery for up to six to eight hours. With compact dimensions of 3.66x5.71x1.30 inches, the 3G-SDI Video Test Pattern Generator is ideal for on-the-field testing.
Available for immediate sale, the MONTEST-3GSDI costs $760.
For more information, visit http://www.montest.com/montest-3gsdi.html.
About Video Products Inc
Video Products Inc (VPI), based in Aurora, OH (USA), is dedicated to supplying the highest quality products to integrators, distributors, IT professionals, and tech-savvy home-users. VPI's product line includes a wide variety of cables, adapters, hubs, switches and splitters. All products are rigorously tested and are backed with a one-year warranty on all parts and labor, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. For more information, visit www.montest.com.