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GVS9000 4NXU virtual tape recorder

Designed to fit seamlessly into a high-resolution production workflow,
the GVS9000 4NXU VTR offers a Virtual Tape capability that allows users to incrementally move to a digital disk-based workflow. With this digital disk-based technology, the GVS9000 4NXU VTR provides a single flexible platform for all your content production from live and post production applications.

Offering uncompressed dual-link HD 4.4.4 support, leading video editing capabilities, compatibility with a huge range of QuickTime Video and industry standard hardware, the GVS9000 4NXU VTR is a professional, non-linear VTR. The 4NXU’s transparent storage and sharing of a wide variety of digital assets over dual 4Gb/s fibre and dual gigabit networks make it the ideal solution for working storage, transport and archival for Event, Broadcast, Post house, Design and Production facilities.

Uncompressed RAW Capacity::
16 hrs. 4:4:4 HD

Support for SD, HD and digital intermediate work at 2K and above

System includes:
• Professional video I/Os for 4, 8, 12, or
24 SDI composite video converters
• Data I/Os including dual 4-8Gb/s Fibre and
1-10Gigabit Ethernet
• Real time HD capture, edit, store, broadcast
and archive
• Live cast during capture or play back in QuickTime in real-time VDCP Automation Control
• High speed electronic transfer
• Automated QC opportunities
• Low level integration

• External control via Midi, Sony 9-pin protocols
• Color space support including both 4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4(with 36-bit color depth (optional
48-bit internal storage with 4K options)
• Dual layer DVD/RW, Blu-ray or HD DVD
mastering option


4NXU VTR–rugged, yet extremely quiet solution for recording studios

The GVS9000 4NXU VTR allows up to 16 concurrent HD users to share content simultaneously. No other storage technology provides the means to seamlessly capture 16xHD content at the same time. This technology introduces a remarkable production ability to capture live events, view, convert movies, remove scratches, or edit content in a complete shared environment.

Combining 16x storage bay with GVS9000 4NXU VTR offers excellent performance, superb integration with a vari­ety of systems, and enables cost effective electronic transfer of high-resolution masters. Beginning with capture–via telecine, direct from digital camera, tape or direct to disk animation–GVS9000 4NXU VTR technology records an exact copy of the original content. Throughout the post process, from color correction to DSR, editing, effects, audio processing finishing and optional down conversion for distribution, 4NXU VTR can integrate with or replace portions of existing systems.

The GVS9000 4NXU VTR offers 8 independent digital, format free audio I/O channels with a choice of 16, 20 or 24-bit audio at 44.1, 48 kHz as well as the option to upgrade to 96 or 192kHz allowing the ability to sync audio to video clips recorded at any frame rate. With unlimited virtual channels and independent channel editing capabilities, the 4NXU VTR supports the most rigorous audio requirements during the digital mastering process.

Whatever your requirements, GVS9000 4NXU VTR offers flexibility, speed, and the highest possible image quality. Using visually lossless, highly efficient Quality Encoding fiber based shared image storage the 4NXU VTR provides the most accurate digital replica of your projects available today. Support for 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48, 50, 59.94, and 60 frame images, progressive, interlaced and segmented frames, drop and non-drop, allow you to work with images at their native resolution and frame rate. With this introduction, 4NXU VTR provides the best platform for cost effective HD production and post-production as well as 2K and 4K digital intermediate to come.
Part Number
Model Number
Hardware RAID
Instant Rec/Playback
HD444 Support
HD422 Support
Audio I/O
Drive Type
Max Storage
Share Storage
4NXU08ATP2S008 GVS90004NXUVTR-1422
No No Yes 4 SATA-II 4.0TB
4NXU12ATP2S021 GVS90004NXUVTR-1444
No Yes Yes 4 SATA-II 8.0TB
4NXU12ATP2F024 GVS90004NXUVTR-1422
Yes No Yes 4 SATA-II 8.0TB
4NXU12ATP2F028 GVS90004NXUVTR-2422
Yes No Yes 8 SATA-II 12.0TB
4NXU12ATP2F044 GVS90004NXUVTR-2444
Yes Yes Yes 16 SATA-II 16.0TB
4NXU12ATP2F048 GVS90004NXUVTR-4448
4GB Fiber
Yes Dual Dual 16 4GB Fiber 24.0TB
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