02.24.2009 12:10 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Ross Video unveils SoftMetal 3000, 4000 video servers
Ross Video has launched the new SoftMetal 3000 and 4000 Series video servers that come with I/O and storage contained in a compact 3RU package.
The 3000 Series is a server-class platform available in either standard- or multidefinition versions. It supports up to eight simultaneous record/play channels in SD and up to four simultaneous record/play channels in HD. It uses SATA drives and offers up to 14TB of media storage.
The 4000 Series is a premium server-class platform built with the high internal bandwidths and processing power. The 4000 Series is a multidefinition server that supports up to eight simultaneous record/play channels in HD. It uses high-performance SAS drives with a total capacity of up to 6.3TB. The 4000 Series is designed to support 1080p50 and 1080p60 3Gb/s operation.