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GVS9000 4XU DV, HD and 2K (CEP)

Designed to fit seamlessly into a high-resolution production workflow, the GVS90004XU CEP 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 4XU LIVE CAPTUR provides a single flexible platform for all your content production from live and post production applications.

With a huge choice of QuickTime Video hardware and industry standard compatibility with leading video editing, GVS9000 4XU LIVE is a professional, non-liner CAPTURE with DV, DV50, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, SD, 720P, 1080i/p, dual-link HD 4.4.4, 2K support and provides transparent storage and sharing over dual 4Gb/s fibre and dual gigabit network for a wide variety of digital assets making it the ideal environment for Event, Broadcast, Post house, Design and Production facility to working storage, transport and archive.

System includes:

• Professional video dual SDI I/O, 8, 12, or 24 SDI composite video converters
• Data I/Os including dual 4-2Gb/s Fibre and Gigabit Ethernet
• Software tools SDK for three different platforms Windows, Linux and OS X environments providing integration with third party tools
• Live cast during capture or play back in Windows Media or Quick Time

• Dual layer DVD/RW

High speed electronic transfer
• Direct edit in real-time with Apple FinalCut Pro HD Software
• Low level integration
• External control via MIDI, RS422, RS422 Sony, USB, or TCP/IP
• Support for SD, HD and digital intermediate work at 2K and above
• Color space support including DV, SD, 4:2:2, 4:4:4, 4:4:4:4 and 2K (with 36-bit color depth
Uncompressed Capacity:
400 Hrs. DV

portable in 4u rack height and 18 inch deep

16xHD Live



16xHD Live


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

Live Capture! Is the latest revolution from GVS, offering the ability to record picture into a QuickTime movie, but with that Movie available immediately for editorial as soon as recording BEGINS. Additional picture becomes available to editors in the background automatically as the recording progresses. Applications include Sports/OB recording, News, Telecine, AudioPost and much more. Live Capture! Offers options including Audio LTC capture, 9-pin deck control. It also includes GVS's Unique ActionHilite XML Clip capability allowing operators to mark subclips on the fly for instant import to FinalCut Pro as short subclips of the recording.

Combined 24 Nomadic storage with GVS9000 4XU CEP 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 4XU CEP 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, 4XU CEP can integrate with or replace portions of existing systems.

• Capture live event and audio LTC into time stamped native QuickTime movies.
• Movies are available for instant playback or editorial whilst still being recorded, feeding slo-mo replay via network or fiber.
• The perfect architecture for building web or 3GPP (picture phone) delivery systems for sports highlights
• ActionHiliter™ XML technology, allows instant marking of ‘action’ events, as they happen, interactively feeding FinalCut Pro Editorial in real time.
• Modular architecture supports multiple records, Playback and FinalCut Pro editorial channels.

• Audio Post recording time stamped QuickTime movies, with instant availability of picture to networked clients.
• 9-pin machine control for programmed ingest from videotape, or from real-time output of picture editorial system.
• Movies are available for immediate playback whilst still being recorded, feeding GVS’s BASS, Digidesign Pro Tools and other QuickTime compatible systems.
• Central capture server can feed multiple edit systems via network or fibre for distributed picture.
• Longform produciton saves hours of transfer time between Picture Editorial and Audio Post.
• Eliminates tape transfers using real-time technology without rendering video effects to disk.
• Saves HOURS of transfer time per hour of material, allowing vido/audio post to immediately start working against new cut, whilst it is printed from picture editorial system. Start editing in FinalCut whilst the same material loads in from tape.

Whatever your requirements, GVS9000 4XU CEP offers flexibility, speed, and the highest possible image quality. Using visually lossless, highly efficient Quality Encoding fiber base shared image storage the 4XU CEP 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, allows you to work with images at their native resolution and frame rate. With this introduction, 4XU CEP provides the best platform for cost effective video production and post as well as 4K digital intermediate to come.

Part Number
Model Number
Hardware RAID
Max Cache
HD444 Cache
I/O Interface
Audio I/O
Drive Type
Max Storage
HD Interface
L00124S2P2F023 GVS90004XULIV-4:4:4
384MB12TB FIber/Gig 8 SATA/SAS 4.5TB

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