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Spectrum X Advanced media server
Spectrum X Advanced media server

Virtualized Spectrum X

Based on the HPe DL380 2RU Server

Media I/O module for ingest and playout of up to four channels of SD, HD or 3G HD video, or one UHD channel. Multiple I/O protocols supported including SDI, ST 2110, ST 2022-6, 3G and 12G SDI and NDI. Secure Linux operating system.

Standalone or Shared Storage Mode

Can be configured with internal storage drives for standalone operation or used in combination with MediaCenter or MediaDirector shared storage systems. Internal storage usable capacity is up to 36 TB for HDDs and 11.4 TB for SSDs.

Multiple Codec Support

Ingest and play multiple codec formats including MPEG2, XDCAM, AVC, ProRes, VC3, XAVC and AVC-Ultra.  Multiple wrapper types, bitrates, frame rates and resolutions supported.  Back-to-back playout and automatic up/down conversion for mixed material on the same timeline.

Integrated Features

Onboard switchers for Live inputs, built-in graphics, DVEs, audio shuffle, gain control and mixing, subtitle insertion, EAS, loudness control, DolbyE audio encode and decode, audio watermarking, delay service, loop record, onboard automation and more.

Spectrum MediaCenter

Based on the HPe DL380 2RU Server

Ideal for medium channel-count systems. Integrates channel control and shared storage for up to 20 video channels. Connect Spectrum X media I/O modules over redundant point-to-point Ethernet connections. Includes dual 10G optical or copper Ethernet ports for file transfers and quad 1G Ethernet ports for configuration and automation control. Secure Linux operating system.

Shared Storage

Twelve HDD or SSD drives for shared media storage. Options include 16, 32 or 48 TB usable HDD storage, or 15.2 TB usable SSD storage.

Expansion Storage

Optional external HDD expansion chassis provides up to 96 TB usable storage. Add expansion storage to increase bandwidth and capacity. Ideal for UHD workflows.

Spectrum MediaDirector

Based on the HPe DL380 2RU Server

Ideal for large channel-count systems. Manages the flow of data to and from Spectrum X media I/O modules and MediaStore storage arrays. Integrates the file system, management, communication and connectivity for the Spectrum system. Secure Linux operating system.

Scalable Architecture

Up to 32 video channels can be connected to a single MediaDirector server. Up to four MediaDirectors can be linked together to scale channels or IP bandwidth. Up to 6 MediaStore storage arrays can be connected to the Spectrum MediaDirector system.

Reliable Design

Dual redundant power supplies, Ethernet ports, and 12-Gbps SAS interfaces provide multiple data paths to system storage. RAID-protected storage.

Spectrum MediaStore

High Performance Storage Array

Shared storage for large Spectrum systems comprised of MediaDirector control servers and Spectrum X video I/O modules. Twenty-four serial-attached SCSI (SAS) disk drives are integrated into the 2-RU MediaStore 5100 chassis. Disk subsystem management is provided in software by the MediaDirector, including all file system and RAID information.

Capacity and Bandwidth

Choose between 1.2 TB or 2.4 TB HDDs. Up to six MediaStores can be daisy-chained in a single Spectrum system to create a server solution with maximum bandwidth and storage capacity. Up to 250 TB of usable storage capacity.

Reliable Design

Dual redundant power supplies, fans, HBAs, and data paths. RAID-protected storage. Hot-swappable drives.

Are You Ready for the Next Step?

Thank you for your interest in our Spectrum X Advanced Server System. Please fill out the form to get in touch and start the conversation about how Spectrum X could work for you. Someone in our sales team will be in touch within 1-2 business days.

Get In Touch

Are You Ready for the Next Step?

Thank you for your interest in our Spectrum X Advanced Server System. Please fill out the form to get in touch and start the conversation about how Spectrum X could work for you. Someone in our sales team will be in touch within 1-2 business days.