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GVS9000 1U VTR
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Metropolis 1U Server ingest station
Metropolis 1U Server
The Metropolis 1U Server is a cost effective, easily integrated solution for bringing real-time DV to uncompressed HD server to any broadcasting and video production environment. Metropolis' Video Server is an architecture-independent availability management solution focused on proactive management of service groups (application services). It is equally applicable in simple shared disk and Starnet SAN (storage area network) configurations of up to 32 servers and compatible with single server, parallel, and distributed applications. Cascading and multi-directional application fail over is supported and application services can also be manually migrated to alternative servers for maintenance purposes. Metropolis server provides a comprehensive availability management solution designed to minimize both planned and unplanned down time.
Less Than :
19" depth

rack mountable rugged server

Available options include:
- Simultaneous Read and write from number of edit station
- Sequenced Play out and Capture
- Advanced Scheduling
- Integrated Video Media Browser
- Supported Formats (ingest and play out)
GVS9000 1U VTR
- Dual - Quad Gigabit Interface
- Dual - Quad 4GB Fiber Interface
- Digital HD SDI Input/Output (optional)
- VDCP Automation Control (optional)
- Remote Network Control
- Fibre Channel Storage Management
- Supports any uncompressed SDI SD or HD format
- Captures and plays back uncompressed 10-bit and 8-bit digital video and 24-bit - 8kHz digital audio in standard definition (SMPTE 259M), high definition (SMPTE292M)
- Supports Dual SDI out 3/2Gbit/sec record and play back HD SDI
- Supports full bandwidth 10-bits (12-bit capable) for 1080i, 1080p, and 720p formats.
- Mixed video/audio format support 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 formats to DVCPro HD & H.264 embedded hardware acceleration HDV and Dynamic RT.

GVS9000 1U VTR

GVS Bass

  highest quality, reliability, cost effective with most feature reach server

The Metropolis 1U Server is a rugged, low profile rack mountable system occupying less than 19" deep rack space. It's innovative, completely rugged system, designed with open architecture and extremely low power and noise consumption, provides you the ability to operate the system and access data from any network with simple administrative tools.

Users can quickly capture in to shared network devilment of high deff even a uncompressed data and share entire project in real time, without the need of slow network, since all the data are accessed over the fiber channel network, clips of any length and size in either manual, scheduled or remote mode can be recorded or played back from multiple station. At only 1.75" high, several 1U Server can be stacked in a compact area offering 16 concurrent recording options, on any format of storage Gigabit, Firewire800/400, and Fiber.

For online storage, the Metropolis 1U Server is designed to work with the latest GVSAN and other SAN technology. Connect via 2-4GB fibre channel to the Nomadic1U-4U or 3rd part fiber channel storage and Metropolis 1U Server running GVSBASS (broadcast automation software solution) and you have a complete solution for digital Server, video assist, ingest, and broadcast play-to-air at very low cost.
Metropolis 1U Video Server Solution
GVS offers one of the most powerful Video Server products with recording capability of direct HD or SD SDI recorder to same SAN storage while your editing uncompressed video and playback on other, simple integration with your 4:2:2 digital and Film Camera, directed film recording and the ability to capture multiple cameras in real time with a simple record and play-back button. Capture with accurate time code, and overlay options, with waste editing capability and removable media that can be easily transported from seat to edit/preview stations, with shared storage offering number of different formats from Uncompressed HD, SD, DVCProHD, DV50, DV down to H.264.

Part Number
Model Number
Video Interface
Number Drive
SAN Interface
HD Interface
Firewire IEEE
Power Supply
HD/SDI Interface
GM1U2X502DB02 Metropolis1U-Server DVI/VGA 2x1000Gb one N/C SD/SDI Analog 800/400 1
GM1U2X522DB04 Metropolis1U-Server2 DVI 2x1000Gb two 2x2GB Fiber HD/SDI Digital 800/400 1
GM1U8X524DB06 Metropolis1U-8XServer 2xDVI 2x1000Gb three 4x4GB Fiber 3.0G/1.4G HD/SDI 800/400 2


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