03.04.2008 08:44 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
FFV Omega HD Deck offers simultaneous play, record functionality
The Omega HD Deck from Fast Forward Video (FFV) is an HD broadcast-quality digital video recorder based on J2K compression.
It is available in either a single- or dual-channel configuration or as a simultaneous player and recorder. The simultaneous playback and record configuration allows users to replay a slow-motion clip while recording action without missing a second.
The Omega HD also offers optional features, such as a GigE control and front-side USB 2.0 port to upload and download images.
Standard features include:
- Front-panel touch-screen control
- 1080i and 720p HD record or 480i SD
- Data rate up to 100MB per channel
- Eight embedded audio channels per HD video channel (up to four channels AES3)
- NTSC 60fld/sec 30fps, PAL 50fld/sec 25fps
- RS-422 machine control
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