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Sonifex Embedder & De-embedder

Sonifex Embedder & De-embedder

The RB-VHCMD16 is a 16-channel de-embedder and 16 channel embedder combined into a single 19-inch rack unit. The unit can selectively de-embed any channel within any audio group of an SDI video signal, to any of the digital outputs. After which, the video becomes two independent paths where the audio groups can be selectively deleted or passed through. The unit then embeds any of the digital input channels to available groups within each of the two video paths, which are then sent to the re-clocked SDI outputs.


  • Sync multi-camera recording up to 8 channels per machine
  • “Frame Chase Editing” capability
  • Write to multiple destinations simultaneously
  • Generate proxy H.264 stream
  • Supports all Avid Media Composer metadata
  • Check in clips in Avid Interplay database with headframe generation
  • Stores clips directly on Avid NEXIS, and optionally on a local disk attached to the ingest workstation
  • Built in and external advanced scheduler for event based recordings
  • Controls decks using Sony RS422 protocol for frame accurate capturing and batch scheduling
  • Embedded multiviewer
  • “Live Cut” capability allows to create edit sequence on the fly
    • SDI Input: 1 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI
      SDI Outputs: 2 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, Re-clocked
      Impedance: 75Ω
      Output Alignment Jitter: <0.2UI (3G <0.3UI)
      Output Level: 800mV +/- 10%
      Return Loss: <15dB at 1500MHz
      SDI Supported Standards: 270Mbps, SMPTE-259M-C (SD) 1.485 or 1.4835Gbps, SMPTE-292M (HD)
      2.97 or 2.967Gbps, SMPTE-424M (3G)
      Supported Video Formats: 525/59.94 (SMPTE-125M 625/50 (ITU-R BT.656) 720p/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50,
      59.94, 60 (SMPTE-296M) 1035i/59.94, 60 (SMPTE-260M) 1080i/50, 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-274M) 1080p/23.98, 24, 25, 50, 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-274M) 1080pSF/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 (RP-211) 1080i/50 (SMPTE-295M)1080p/50 (SMPTE-295M)
      Video Delay: SD: 290 pixels / 22 us
      HD: 570 pixels / 8 us
      3G: 570 pixels / 4 us
      Embedded Audio: 48kHz, synchronous
      Serial Port: RS232, 9 way D-type
      Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps
      Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 2A 20 x 5mm

      Physical Specifications

      Dimensions (Raw): 48cm (W) x 15.8cm (D*) x 4.2cm (H) (1U)
      19” (W) x 6.2” (D*) x 1.7” (H) (1U)
      Dimensions (Boxed): 59cm (W) x 27.5cm (D) x 11cm (H)
      23.2” (W) x 10.8” (D) x 4.3” (H)
      Weight: Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.3kg
      Nett: 4.0lb Gross: 5.1lb
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