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Dual 3Gb/s, HD and SD test pattern generator with embedded audio signals and Quad Speed ADD-ON handling Installation and Operation manual
TECHNICAL MANUAL 2TG100
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● ALWAYS disconnect your entire system from the AC mains before cleaning any component. The product frame (SFR18 or SFR04) must be terminated with three-conductor AC mains power cord that includes an earth ground connection. To prevent shock hazard, all three connections must always be used. ● NEVER use flammable or combustible chemicals for cleaning components. ● NEVER operate this product if any cover is removed. ● NEVER wet the inside of this product with any liquid. ● NEVER pour or spill liquids directly onto this unit. ● NEVER block airflow through ventilation slots. ● NEVER bypass any fuse. ● NEVER replace any fuse with a value or type other than those specified. ● NEVER attempt to repair this product. If a problem occurs, contact your local Axon distributor. ● NEVER expose this product to extremely high or low temperatures. ● NEVER operate this product in an explosive atmosphere. Warranty: Axon warrants their products according to the warranty policy as described in the general terms. That means that Axon Digital Design BV can only warrant the products as long as the serial numbers are not removed. Copyright © 2001 – 2010 AXON Digital Design B.V. Date created: 05-10-2010 Date last revised: 15-10-2010 Axon, the Axon logo and Synapse are trademarks of Axon Digital Design B.V. This product complies with the requirements of the product family standards for audio, video, audio-visual entertainment lighting control apparatus for professional use as mentioned below. EN60950 EN55103-1: 1996 EN55103-2: 1996 Safety Emission Immunity
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This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction to Synapse An Introduction to Synapse Local Control Panel Remote Control Capabilities 2 4 4 4 4 Unpacking and Placement Unpacking Placing the card 5 5 5 A Quick Start When Powering-up Changing settings and parameters Front Panel Control Example of changing parameters using front panel control Axon Cortex Software Menu Structure Example 6 6 6 6 7 8 8 The 2TG100 Card Introduction Features Applications Block schematic 9 9 9 9 10 Settings Menu Introduction Out-FrmtA SDI_PatternSelA SDI_PatternSpdA Out-FrmtB SDI_PatternSelB SDI_PatternSpdB Lock-Mode Ref-Type H_delayA V_delayA H_delayB V_delayB Active-PresetA Edit-PresetA #A_Text #A_Font #A_H-Pos #A_V-Pos Active-PresetB Edit-PresetB #B_Text #B_Font #B_H-Pos #B_V-Pos VI-InsertA VI-DataA VI-InsertB VI-DataB WSS-InsertA WSS-StndA WSS-ExtndA WSS-InsertB WSS-StndB WSS-ExtndB S2016-Line S2016-InsertA S2016-DataA S2016-InsertB S2016-DataB AudioPatternSel LocFreqInA1 ~ LocFreqInD4 LocLevelInA1 ~ LocLevelInD4 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 2 .
LocPhaseInA1 ~ LocPhaseInD4 Add-on-Mode SourceEmb-A1-ChA ~ SourceEmb-D4-ChA Emb-A1-ChA ~ Emb-D4-ChA SourceEmb-A1-ChB ~ SourceEmb-D4-ChB Emb-A1-ChB ~ Emb-D4-ChB Emb_A_ChA_sel ~ Emb_D_ChA_sel Emb_A_ChB_sel ~ Emb_D_ChB_sel IP_Conf0 mIP0 mNM0 mGW0 NetwPrefix0 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 Status Menu Introduction Ref IP_Addr0 MAC0 IP0 NM0 GW0 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 Events Menu Introduction What is the Goal of an event? Events Announcements Ref-Status What information is available in an event? The Message String The Tag Defining Tags The Priority The Address 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 21 21 21 LED Indication Error LED Reference LED Data Error LED Connection LED Error LED 22 22 22 22 22 22 Block Schematic Connector Panels Quad speed ADD-ON bus Scope Features Example Multiplexing 23 24 25 25 25 26 27 GNU Public License version 2 28 3 .
the way to set-up remote control over IP and for frame related settings and status information. RRS18 and RRS04 manuals for a detailed description of the local control panel. ! CHECK-OUT: “AXON CORTEX” SOFTWARE WILL INCREASE SYSTEM FLEXIBILITY OF ONE OR MORE SYNAPSE FRAMES Although not required to use Cortex with a Synapse frame. as this increases the ease of use and understanding of the modules. you are strongly advised to use a remote personal computer or laptop PC with Axon Cortex installed. 4 .tv to obtain the latest information on our new products and updates.axon. The local control panel is also used to back-up and restore card settings. The method of connection to a computer using Ethernet is described in the RRC/RRS manual. RRC10. including the Synapse rack controller. Remote Control The remote control options are explained in the rack controller Capabilities (RRC18/RRC10/RRC04/RRS18/RRS04) manual. Please visit the AXON Digital Design Website at www. Synapse offers a full range of converters and processing modules.1 Introduction to Synapse An Introduction to Synapse is a modular system designed for the broadcast industry. RRC04. intuitive operation and high quality processing are key features of this system. Local Control The local control panel gives access to all adjustable parameters and Panel provides status information for any of the cards in the Synapse frame. Please refer to the RRC18. Synapse High density.
slide in the mounted circuit board. but does not function correctly. Correct insertion of card is essential as a card that is not located properly may show valid indicators. Ensuring that these precautions are followed will prevent premature failure from components mounted on the board. Care must be taken NOT to touch components on the card – always handle the card carefully by the edges. this is the time it takes to initialise the card.2 Unpacking and Placement Unpacking The Axon Synapse card must be unpacked in an anti-static environment. Placing the card The Synapse card can be placed vertically in an SFR18 frame or horizontally in an SFR04 and SFR08 frame. The card must be stored and shipped in anti-static packaging. and push it firmly to locate the connectors. Locate the two guide slots to be used. NOTE: Please check appendix 1 before connecting any backpanel! 5 . NOTE: On power up all LED’s will light for a few seconds.
To move down through a menu or decrease the value of a parameter. the card set will use basic data up and default initialisation settings. To move up within a menu or increase the value of a parameter. 6 . 6 and 7 of this manual.On powering up the Synapse frame. To go back through the menu structure. All LED’s will light during this process. several LED’s will remain lit – the exact number and configuration is dependant upon the number of inputs connected and the status of the inputs. Changing settings The front panel controls or the Synapse Cortex can be used to and parameters change settings. Use the cursor ‘arrows’ on the front panel to select the menu and parameter to be displayed and/or changed.3 A Quick Start When Powering. Press ► Press ◄ Press ▲ Press ▼ To go forward through the menu structure. pressing ► twice will reset the value to its default. An overview of the settings can be found in chapter 5. After initialisation. NOTE: Whilst editing a setting. Front Panel Front Panel Display and Cursor Control [No Alarms] Settings are displayed and changed as follows.
Changing a setting has an immediate effect. in this example SDI-Format.Example of With the display as shown below changing parameters using front panel control RRC18 [Select Card] >S01=SFS10 Pressing the ► selects the SFS10 in frame slot 01. The display changes to indicate that the SFS10 Edit Setting menu item SDI-Format has been selected. H-Delay). SFS10 [Select Menu] >Settings Pressing the ► selects the menu item shown. All menu items can be monitored and/or changed in this way. eg Mode. SFS10 Edit Setting] SDI-Format>Auto To edit the setting of the menu item press ▲ or ▼. 7 . The display changes to indicate that the SFS10 has been selected. Events). The display changes to indicate that the SFS10 Settings menu item SDI-Format has been selected and shows that it current setting is Auto. (Pressing ▲ or ▼ will change to a different menu eg Status. in this example Settings. (Pressing ▲ or ▼ will change to a different setting. SFS10 [Settings] >SDI-Format=Auto Pressing the ► selects the settings item shown. In this example the Settings menu item is indicated.
8 . its menus and adjustment items. either locally or remotely. For operation of Axon Cortex. Menu Structure Example Slot ▲ ▲ S02 ▲ S01 ▼ S00 Module Item Parameter Setting SFS10 RRC18 Identity ▲ ► Settings ▼ Status ▼ Events ► Standard_dig ► Auto ▼ Mode ▼ Ref-Input ▼ H-Delay ▼ ▼ ▼ 625 ▼ 525 NOTE: Further information about Front Panel Control and Synapse Cortex can be obtained from the RRC and RRS operational manuals and the Cortex help files. Each Synapse frame is addressed through its rack controller’s unique IP address. giving access to each module. please refer to the Cortex help files. The software has an intuitive structure following that of the module that it is controlling. The software enables communication based on TCP/IP between the Setup PC and Synapse frames/modules. Axon Cortex has access to data contained within the Synapse module and displays it on a GUI.Axon Cortex Axon Cortex can be used to change the settings of Synapse modules Software from a PC.
HD or SD. HD.4 The 2TG100 Card Introduction The 2TG100 is a dual channel test pattern generator. External audio can also be inserted via the Quad Speed audio bus with for example a DIO88 The fully individual outputs can handle any format in the same frequency. 16 test signals of embedded audio are also inserted. So 1080p/50 and 1080i/50 can be used simultaneously Features 2 individual 3Gb/s. Locked to a black & burst or tri level sync it can generate 2 fully independent test patterns in either 3Gb/s. These audio signals can be sourced to the Quad Speed audio bus for discrete usage. SD SDI test patterns Colorbar 100% Colorbar 75% Bars Over Red 100% Basr Over Red 75% Black Zoneplate Pathological stress signal Pluge Individual offset delay with respect to reference in pixel increments up to one frame Compatible output formats for each output (only one output frequency can be used at one time when locked to a reference) 1080p/60 1080p/50 1080i/60 1080i/50 720p/60 720p/50 525 625 A 16 character text ident can be overlaid each pattern 16 channel audio generator for embedded audio test signals 10Hz to 20kHz Even channel dip sequence -6dB for right channel External audio via the Synapse bus (Quad Speed technology*) Optional 2 fiber outputs (replacing 2 SDI outputs) on I/O panel * = Refer to Appendix 1: Quad speed ADD-ON bus Applications Generic Studio infrastructure test and ident generation 9 .
Block schematic 10 TO ADD-ON FROM ADD-ON .
Please refer to chapter 3 for information on the Synapse front panel control and Cortex. Out-FrmtB With Out-FrmtB you can set what the output should be for outputs B1 and B2. 1080i50 ■ 720p60. 1080i50 ■ 720p60. These are the available test patterns: ■ Colorbar 100% (default setting) ■ Colorbar 75% ■ Bars Over Red 100% ■ Bars Over Red 75% ■ Black ■ ZonePlate ■ PathStressSig (Pathological stress signal) ■ Pluge SDI_PatternSpdA With this setting you set the animation speed of the chosen pattern (currently only the ZonePlate has an animation) for outputs A1 and A2 between 0 and 15. 1080p50 ■ 1080i60 (default). 1080p50 ■ 1080i60 (default). Possible settings are: ■ 1080p60. VIDEO GEN Out-FrmtA With Out-FrmtA you can set what the output should be for outputs A1 and A2. Settings can be changed using the front panel of the Synapse frame (SFR18. SD625 11 . Possible settings are: ■ 1080p60. SD625 SDI_PatternSelA With this setting you set what kind of test pattern you want to produce on outputs A1 and A2. Note: All items preceded with a #-sign are part of the presets. 720p50 ■ SD525. 720p50 ■ SD525. SFR08 or SFR04) or with Cortex. Also the SCP08 control can be used.5 Settings Menu Introduction The settings menu displays the current state of each 2TG100 setting and allows you to change or adjust it.
For example: if the V-Delay is set to 10 TV HD lines.SDI_PatternSelB With this setting you set what kind of test pattern you want to produce on outputs B1 and B2. By default it is set to Ref1. Default is Bi-Level. DELAY Lock-Mode Lock-Mode determines whether the card is locked to the reference (Ref1 or Ref2) or freerun (not locked). The H-Delay setting gives a delay in addition to the reference timing. For example: if the H-Delay is set to 10 pixels. The V-Delay setting gives a delay in addition to the reference timing. H_delayA The H-DelayA setting allows adjustment of the horizontal phase of the output signal for outputs A1 and A2 with respect to the selected reference input. Can be either Bi-Level or Tri-Level. The signal is delayed (advanced) with respect to the phase of the reference signal. The default setting is 0ln. The available range is from 0 to a maximum of 2639 pixels (dependant on I/O format). The signal is delayed (advanced) with respect to the phase of the reference signal. The available range is from 0 to a maximum of 1124 lines (dependant on I/O format). the output signal will be delayed by reference timing + 10 pixels. the output signal will be delayed by reference timing + 10 TV HD lines. The default setting is 0px. 12 . V_delayA The V-DelayA setting allows adjustment of the vertical phase of the output signal for outputs A1 and A2 with respect to the selected reference input. Ref-Type Sets the type of incoming reference. These are the available test patterns: ■ Colorbar 100% (default setting) ■ Colorbar 75% ■ Bars Over Red 100% ■ Bars Over Red 75% ■ Black ■ ZonePlate ■ PathStressSig (Pathological stress signal) ■ Pluge SDI_PatternSpdB With this setting you set the animation speed of the chosen pattern (currently only the ZonePlate has an animation) for outputs B1 and B2 between 0 and 15.
By default it is set to off. the output signal will be delayed by reference timing + 10 TV HD lines. All menu settings that are preceded with a ‘#A‘-prefix are part of the preset. Medium is default. the output signal will be delayed by reference timing + 10 pixels. Can be any preset between 1 and 16 or off (=no text ident). The available range is from 0 to a maximum of 2639 pixels (dependant on I/O format).H_delayB The H-DelayB setting allows adjustment of the horizontal phase of the output signal for outputs B1 and B2 with respect to the selected reference input. The V-Delay setting gives a delay in addition to the reference timing. A maximum of 16 characters is allowed. Can be set between 0 and 1920 pixels. 13 . The default setting is 0ln. #A_H-Pos Defines the horizontal position of the OSD text of output A1 and A2. Edit-PresetA Here you can select which of the 16 selectable presets you want to edit for Channel A. For example: if the V-Delay is set to 10 TV HD lines. Default is Off. #A_Text Here you can type the text you want to display on screen of outputs A1 and A2. The signal is delayed (advanced) with respect to the phase of the reference signal. unless the currently active preset is the same you are going to edit. For example: if the H-Delay is set to 10 pixels. Medium or Large. Can be set to Small. #A_Font This setting defines the font size of the OSD text of output A1 and A2. The H-Delay setting gives a delay in addition to the reference timing. Default is 0. The available range is from 0 to a maximum of 1124 lines (dependant on I/O format). V_delayB The V-DelayB setting allows adjustment of the vertical phase of the output signal for outputs B1 and B2 with respect to the selected reference input. The signal is delayed (advanced) with respect to the phase of the reference signal. The default setting is 0px. TEXT IDENT Active-PresetA With this item you can manually change the currently active Text ident preset of channel A. All menu settings that are preceded with a ‘#A‘-prefix are part of the preset. Changing this will not change the active preset.
Can be set between 0 and 1080 pixels. Default is 0. All menu settings that are preceded with a ‘#B‘-prefix are part of the preset. Default is Off. A maximum of 16 characters is allowed. Edit-PresetB Here you can select which of the 16 selectable presets you want to edit for Channel B. By default it is set to off. Possible are all VI values between 4:3_0 and 4:3_7 and the settings between 16:9_0 and 16:9_7. Changing this will not change the active preset. Active-PresetB With this item you can manually change the currently active Text ident preset of channel B. #B_Text Here you can type the text you want to display on screen of outputs B1 and B2. VI-InsertB You can turn VI insertion on or off for channel B. #B_V-Pos Defines the vertical position of the OSD text of output B1 and B2. Possible are all VI values between 4:3_0 and 4:3_7 and the settings between 16:9_0 and 16:9_7. you can select VI values with this setting. Default is 4:3_0. Default is Off. VI-DataB With the VI-InsertB setting set to on.#A_V-Pos Defines the vertical position of the OSD text of output A1 and A2. unless the currently active preset is the same you are going to edit. #B_Font This setting defines the font size of the OSD text of output B1 and B2. you can select VI values with this setting. All menu settings that are preceded with a ‘#B‘-prefix are part of the preset. which you want to be inserted in Channel B. Can be set between 0 and 1920 pixels. VI-DataA With the VI-InsertA setting set to on. Default is 4:3_0. Medium is default. Medium or Large. Default is 0. which you want to be inserted in Channel A. Can be set to Small. 14 . INSERTER VI-InsertA You can turn VI insertion on or off for channel A. Default is 0. #B_H-Pos Defines the horizontal position of the OSD text of output B1 and B2. Can be set between 0 and 1080 pixels. Can be any preset between 1 and 16 or off (=no text ident). Default is Off.
which you want to insert in Channel A. WSS-StndB With the WSS-InsertB setting set to Standard. Default is 1_vid. 15 . Possible are all WSS values between 4:3_0 and 4:3_7 and the settings between 16:9_0 and 16:9_7. which you want to insert in Channel B. you can select WSS standard values with this setting. Default is 4:3_0. WSS-StndA With the WSS-InsertA setting set to Standard. you can select WSS extended values with this setting. S2016-InsertA You can switch S2016 (AFD) insertion on or off for channel A. Default is 1_vid. or switch WSS insertion entirely off (default value). Default is Off. S2016-Line With this setting you select a line in the VBI to where the AFD (SMPTE 2016) data should be written. By default it is set to line 11. Possible are all WSS values between 4:3_0 and 4:3_7 and the settings between 16:9_0 and 16:9_7. Lines 0 till 31 are selectable. Possible are all WSS values between 1_vid and 8_vid and the settings between 1_flm and 8_flm. You can set it to Standard or Extended. Possible are all WSS values between 1_vid and 8_vid and the settings between 1_flm and 8_flm. you can select WSS extended values with this setting. WSS-ExtndA With the WSS-InsertA setting set to Extended. WSS-InsertB You can choose which type of WSS data you want to insert in Channel B with this setting. you can select WSS standard values with this setting. or switch WSS insertion entirely off (default value). Default is 4:3_0. You can set it to Standard or Extended. WSS-ExtndB With the WSS-InsertB setting set to Extended. which you want to insert in Channel B.WSS-InsertA You can choose which type of WSS data you want to insert in Channel A with this setting. which you want to insert in Channel A.
With these settings you can set the generated audio frequency between 10 and 20000 Hz for each individual audio channel. EMBEDDER Add-on-Mode With this setting you choose wether you want to use the Add-on bus in a Quad_Speed mode (see appendix 1) or in Normal mode. S2016-DataB With the S2016-InsertB setting set to on.S2016-DataA With the S2016-InsertA setting set to on. Normal = 16 input channels from Synapse bus. The generated LocFreqInD4 audio can be chosen as input for the embedders or as output to the add-on bus. Everything below -60 dBFs is displayed as -999dBFs and indicates that the audio is muted. AUDIO GEN AudioPatternSel With this setting you can apply an audio pattern. The pattern that can be selected is -6dB Dip Right Ch. you can select AFD values with this setting. Possible are all AFD values between AFD0 and AFD15. LocLevelInA1 ~ With these settings you can set the level of each individual LocLevelInD4 generated audio channel between -60 and 0dBFS. which you want to be inserted in Channel B. Possible are all AFD values between AFD0 and AFD15. which you want to be inserted in Channel A. Default frequency for all channels is 1000 Hz. no output channels to Synapse bus Quad_Speed = 32 input channels from Synapse bus. in which case the generated audio tone on all right (even) channels is lowered with 6 dB at a specific time interval. LocPhaseInA1 ~ These settings adjust the audio phase of the corresponding audio LocPhaseInD4 channel of the audio generator to 0 deg or 180 deg. you can select AFD values with this setting. LocFreqInA1 ~ The 2TG100 card contains a build in audio generator. Default is Off. Can also be set to normal (default) which does not apply this pattern. S2016-InsertB You can switch S2016 (AFD) insertion on or off for Channel B. 32 output channels to Synapse bus 16 .
Emb-A1-ChA ~ With these settings you select which of the 16 available channels Emb-D4-ChA out of the above selected source should be embedded in the corresponding audio channel of outputs A1 and A2. Can also be set to off (which leaves the corresponding audio channel empty) Emb_A_ChA_sel ~ With these settings you select in to which audio group (= 4 audio Emb_D_ChA_sel channels) of outputs A1 and A2 you want to embed the corresponding 4 audio channels (for instance: Emb_A are channels A1. group2. A2. A3 and A4) coming from the test tone generator or add-on bus.SourceEmb-A1-ChA With these settings you can set the source for each corresponding ~ audio channel for outputs A1 and A2. There’s 3 sources: SourceEmb-D4-ChA ■ Local = audio from the on board audio generator. Can be group1. group3 or group4. (default) ■ ■ AddOn01/16 = the first 16 channels of the Normal/Quad Add-on Bus AddOn17/32 = the second 16 channels of the Quad Speed Bus. This setting can not be selected when Add-on mode is set to Normal. 17 . Emb-A1-ChB ~ With these settings you select which of the 16 available channels Emb-D4-ChB out of the above selected source should be embedded in the corresponding audio channel of outputs B1 and B2. There’s 3 sources: SourceEmb-D4-ChB ■ Local = audio from the on board audio generator. You can also choose to not use these 4 audio channels for anything by setting this item to off. Can be group1. Emb_A_ChB_sel ~ With these settings you select in to which audio group (= 4 audio Emb_D_ChB_sel channels) of outputs B1 and B2 you want to embed the corresponding 4 audio channels coming from the test tone generator or add-on bus. Can also be set to off (which leaves the corresponding audio channel empty) SourceEmb-A1-ChB With these settings you can set the source for each corresponding ~ audio channel for outputs B1 and B2. This setting can not be selected when Add-on mode is set to Normal. You can also choose to not use these 4 audio channels for anything by setting this item to off. group2. (default) ■ ■ AddOn01/16 = the first 16 channels of the Normal/Quad Add-on Bus AddOn17/32 = the second 16 channels of the Quad Speed Bus. group3 or group4.
18 .0.NETWORK IP_Conf0 With this setting you can let the card obtain an IP address automatically via DHCP. mIP0 When IP_Conf0 is set to manual.0 mNM0 With IP_Conf0 set to manual.0 NetwPrefix0 Here you can set the proper network prefix if required. Can also be set to disable.0 mGW0 With IP_Conf0 set to manual. which disables the Ethernet connector. By default this setting is set to DHCP. with this setting you can set a Netmask. or appoint a manual set IP address.0.0. you can type in the preferred IP address here.0. Default is set to 0.0. By default it is set to 0.0. this setting let you set a Standard Gateway. Default is 0.
DHCP asking. NM0 This item displays the current Netmask of the card. Can be either Present or NA (not available) NET STATUS IP_Addr0 This item displays the status of the IP address.6 Status Menu Introduction The status menu indicates the current status of each item listed below. Ref Displays the status of the reference input. DHCP Leased or DHCP Infin. 19 . MAC0 This item displays the MAC address of the card. GW0 This item displays the current Standard Gateway of the card. IP0 This item displays the current IP address of the card. It can be manual.
Announcements Announcements is not an event. “REF_LOSS”. This means that it is not the response to a request to the card. This value is defined by the user and can have any value between 1 and 255.255 is the priority setting. but a spontaneous message. 129 (81hex) for Return of Input). 2) A tag that also shows what happens.g.. What information is The message consists of the following items.7 Events Menu Introduction An event is a special message that is generated on the card asynchronously. but with a predefined number: e. it is easier to use the tag instead of interpreting a string. The first implementation is the tag controlled switch in the GPI16. 20 . or 0 when disabled.g. 3) A priority that marks the importance of an event. For a list of these predefined tags see the table on the next page.g. other =on Ref-Status Reference can be selected between 0 . There are several means by which the message can be filtered. 0=off. What is the Goal of The goal of events is to inform the environment about a changing an event? condition on the card. When controlling or monitoring software should make decisions based on events. 1 for Loss of Input) the complement is marked by the tag increased by 128 (80hex) (e. “INP_RETURN”. The Tag The tag is also defined in the card. 0= no event. 1. The message is volatile and cannot be retrieved from the system after it has been broadcast. for example: event? “INP_LOSS”. The tag has a fixed meaning. In cases where the event marks a change to fault status (e. 129(= 1+128 = return of input). 2 (= loss of reference). 4) A slot number of the source of this event. This item is only used for switching the announcement of status changes on/off. Events The events reported by the 2TG100 are as follows. available in an 1) A message string to show what has happened in text. The Message String The message string is defined in the card and is therefore fixed. It may be used in controlling software like Synapse Set-up to show the event. A message may be broadcast to mark the change in status. 255.. 1 (= loss of input).
21 .Defining Tags The tags defined for the card are: Event Menu Item Announcements Reference Tag 0 or NA 01hex=REF_LOSS Description Announcement of report and control values reference lost or returned 0 or NA 81hex=REF_RETURN The Priority The priority is a user-defined value. Setting the priority to Zero disables the announcement of this alarm. Alarms with priorities equal or higher than the Error Threshold setting of the RRC will cause the error LED on the Synapse rack front panel to light. the slot number or address of the card is relevant to be able to assign the event to a certain card. the higher this value. The Address Together with the message string or the tag. The higher the priority of the alarm.
Data Error LED This LED indicates a CRC error.8 LED Indication Error LED The error LED indicates an error if the internal logic of the card is not configured correctly or has a hardware failure. The LED lights for 0.5 seconds every time a connection is made to the card. Error LED The error LED indicates an error if the internal logic of the card is not configured correctly or has a hardware failure. Reference LED Indicated the presence of a valid reference signal on the selected reference input connector (ref-1 or ref-2). 22 . Connection LED This LED illuminates after the card has initialized.
HD. SD OUT A2 H+V OFFSET DELAY 4 GROUP EMBED AFD S2016 WSS VI INSERT 3Gb/s. HD. HD. HD. HD. SD OUT B2 AUDIO GENERATOR ETHERNET QUAD SPEED MODE TDM MUX 32CH OUT TO ADD-ON NORMAL ADD-ON MODE ΜP [LINUX] PLL TDM DE-MUX 32CH IN FROM ADD-ON 4CH 4CH 4CH 4CH IN IN IN IN RACK CONTROLLER REFERENCE INPUTS 1 2 QUAD SPEED MULTIPLEXING AUDIO BUS OR 1 2 3 4 NORMAL ADD-ON AUDIO BUS INTERNAL SYNAPSE BUS 23 . SD OUT B1 3Gb/s.9 Block Schematic 2TG100 3Gb/s. SD PATTERN GENERATOR IDENT COLORBAR 100% COLORBAR 75% BARS OVER RED 100% BARS OVER RED 75% BLACK ZONEPLATE PATHOLOGICAL STRESS SIGNAL PLUGE 3Gb/s. HD. SD OUT A1 H+V OFFSET DELAY 4 GROUP EMBED AFD S2016 WSS VI INSERT 3Gb/s. SD PATTERN GENERATOR IDENT COLORBAR 100% COLORBAR 75% BARS OVER RED 100% BARS OVER RED 75% BLACK ZONEPLATE PATHOLOGICAL STRESS SIGNAL PLUGE 3Gb/s.
HD. SD SDI OUTPUT A2 ETHERNET 3GB/S. SD SDI OUTPUT A1 3GB/S. HD. HD. BPH19 NC NC 3GB/S. The following table displays the pinout of these backpanels. SD SDI OUTPUT B1 3GB/S. HD. SD SDI OUTPUT B2 NC NC Unused inputs and outputs must be terminated with the correct impedance! 24 .10 Connector Panels The 2TG100 can be used with the BPH19.
This can be done for any of the channels that are processed in the ADD-ON card Master Cards are switchable between normal and quad-speed bus Channel designations on the block schematics: Channel 1-32 (or less) are injected into the dark green large arrow from Master Card to ADD-ON card and looped on to the next ADD-ON card via the dark green arrow The ADD-ON card injects up to 32 channels into the brown large arrow An ADD-ON card will also actively loop extra processed channels into the next ADD-ON card. We want more channels (32 per video stream seems possible in the near future). You can mix Master-Cards in one frame using the two different modes. Features The following features and rules will apply: Up to 32 channels output from the master card with looping to up to 3 ADD-ON cards The ADD-ON card just picks the channels it wants to process Up to 32 channels input on the master card If the master card can handle less then 32 channels. If a mode is selected all ADD-ON cards to that Master need to be in the same mode. but all cards to the right of the master must be in the same mode as the master. And we want the bus to be bidirectional. Bitstream (like Dolby) or analog audio If applicable the ADD-ON card can also be used as in injection point of physical audio streams 25 . as the ADD-ON card will always generate 32 channels (where some can be zero) Channel shuffling is done in the ADD-ON card The Master Card has only one setting to enable the quad speed audio bus Every Quad-Speed ADD-ON card takes 32 channels from the ‘right hand ADD-ON card’ and adds (or overwrites) the local processed channels. so 32 channels in and 32 channels out at the same time. A new Master breaks the chain and the Master Card ADD-ON mode can be selected again. The master card will have two modes: Normal ADD-ON mode or Quad Speed audio ADD-ON mode These modes are selectable on the Master Card.Appendix 1 Quad speed ADD-ON bus Scope The internal audio ADD-ON bus needs an upgrade. the lowest channel numbers will be used. The new interface needs to be compatible with all existing hardware (frames) and in the implementation of the master card it needs to be backward compatible with the original ADD-ON bus. and finaly into the Master Card The cross looping of the original design is now a straight loop The quad speed bus can also work in one direction You can use a Quad Speed audio bus to de-embed audio from the master and present on the ADD-ON card as AES/EBU.
This next ADD-ON (sitting in the next n+1 slot) Card can also free select any 8 from 32 channels. (The DLA42 can also take 3 channels from the ADD-ON bus and 5 channels from its physical input) This looping works up to 3 times. 32CH OUT TO ADD-ON 32CH IN FROM ADD-ON QUAD SPEED MULTIPLEXING AUDIO BUS AUDIO FROM SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS DLA42 AUDIO OUT ADD-ON DE-EMBED SELECTOR TAKE ANY 8 FROM 32 ADD-ON EMBEDDED AUDIO MULTIPLEXER. It is also bi directional by design. ADD 8 CHANNELS TO A STREAM OF 32 AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT PROC 32CH IN FROM MASTER 32CH OUT TO NEXT ADD-ON 32CH IN FROM NEXT ADD-ON 32CH OUT QUAD SPEED MULTIPLEXING AUDIO BUS AUDIO TO SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS WHERE 8 CHANNELS ARE PROCESSED AND ADDED TO THE STREAM AUDIO FROM SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN DLA42 AUDIO OUT ADD-ON DE-EMBED SELECTOR TAKE ANY 8 FROM 32 ADD-ON EMBEDDED AUDIO MULTIPLEXER. The ADD-ON card can overwrite for instance 8 channels of the 32. and the other half is used to put the audio back The following graphic shows how a typical quad speed bus chain works MASTER CARD HD-SDI INPUT DE-EMBEDDING EMBEDDING HD-SDI OUTPUT The audio coming from the master card (dark green arrow) contains up to 32 channels. ADD 8 CHANNELS TO A STREAM OF 32 AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN PROC 32CH IN FROM MASTER 32CH OUT TO NEXT ADD-ON 32CH IN FROM NEXT ADD-ON 32CH OUT TO MASTER TO MASTER QUAD SPEED MULTIPLEXING AUDIO BUS AUDIO TO SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS WHERE 8 CHANNELS ARE PROCESSED AND ADDED TO THE STREAM AUDIO FROM SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN DLA42 AUDIO OUT ADD-ON DE-EMBED SELECTOR TAKE ANY 8 FROM 32 ADD-ON EMBEDDED AUDIO MULTIPLEXER. ADD 8 CHANNELS TO A STREAM OF 32 AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT PROC 32CH IN FROM MASTER 32CH OUT TO NEXT ADD-ON 32CH IN FROM NEXT ADD-ON 32CH OUT TO MASTER TO MASTER QUAD SPEED MULTIPLEXING AUDIO BUS AUDIO TO SYNAPSE BUS CONTAINING ALL 32 CHANNELS WHERE 8 CHANNELS ARE PROCESSED AND ADDED TO THE STREAM TO MASTER TO MASTER 26 . This path is 32 channels wide and is clocked from the master card. These 32 channels are then transported to the next ADD-ON card which overwrites another 8 channels. So half of the original physical infrastructure moves audio from the master card to the ADD-ON cards. The brown arrow is the return path and sends the (processed) audio back to the master card.Example The big difference between the new and old bus structure is the fact that it caries 4 times as much audio channels. The first ADD-ON card can select any of the 32 channels for internal processing These channels are looped on to the next ADD-ON card.
If the actual channels are used or which channels are used is determined in the ADD-ON card. They are inserted (a menu selection) in slot 17-24 from 32 channel-slots. The first ADD-ON card inserts channels 1 to 8 This method allows for overwriting slots that come from the right hand Master Card. and 3 Quad speed ADD-ON cards (the maximum). The example below shows how the flexibility could be used. or from ADD-ON to Master Card. 27 . Note: The top example shows a logical way of how the ADD-ON multiplexing could be performed. Channel-slot 25 to 32 are left empty in this example. the insertion menu of for instance the DLA42 is much more flexible and allows putting every channel into any of the 32 channel-slots. The brown large arrow will always carry 32 channels from ADD-ON to ADD-ON. One Master Card. The second ADD-ON card also processes 8 channels. The last (most right) ADD-ON card processes 8 channels. but they are inserted in slot 9-16 (of 32 slots). However. In the example below you can see a 4 Card system.Multiplexing The injection of processed audio into the master card works differently then you were used to with the original audio ADD-ON bus.
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