Grass Valley K2 Summit 3G Production Client

K2 Multi-format Media Client with up to 4 HD/SD Bi-Directional Channels
K2 Summit 3G Production Client K2 Multiformat Media Client with up to 4 HD/SD Bidirectional Channels The K2 Summit 3G Production Client is optimized for a broad range of production and broadcast applications and is the only server that supports end-to-end SD/HD workflows in DVCPRO, MPEG-2, AVC-Intra and H.264/AVCHD formats. With bidirectional channel control, you can quickly switch between record and play. Individual channels can be software configured for additional functions as well as the creation of low-resolution streams and proxy, making the the K2 Summit 3G Production Client the most versatile server available.

Key Features
  • Two- or four-channel configurations:
  • SD: DV, IMX and MPEG-2 I-Frame & Long GOP
  • HD: DV, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, MPEG-2 I-Frame & Long GOP, DVCPRO HD, AVC-Intra and DNxHD
  • Play different formats back-to-back:
  • SD and HD clips
  • 720p/1080i
  • 1080p 3G
  • DV/MPEG/AVC-Intra/H.264/AVCHD
  • Optional low-resolution proxy encoding for streaming monitor and distributed workflows
  • Instant replay capability
  • ChannelFlex – part of AppCenter Elite:
  • Multicam mode
  • Synchronized multichannel record and play to support UHD/4K
  • Super slo-mo mode
  • 3D mode
  • Video+key mode
  • HD/SD-SDI monitor output with timecode burn-in and custom text overlays
  • Multiviewer monitor mode with custom text overlays
  • iSCSI or Fibre Channel connection to K2 SAN shared storage
  • Fast boot times with embedded OS on mSATA solid state drive (SSD)
  • Option for up to 7.2 TB of internal hard disk storage
  • Built-in mix effects on each channel:
  • Video dissolves and audio crossfades supported via APIs and AppCenter Pro playlist
  • Import/export all formats as MXF OP1a, SMPTE 360M (GXF) or QuickTime
  • File system enables edit-in-place of QuickTime files
  • Expanded internal storage capacity – 7.2 TB
  • Software-based codecs for agile playback and easy configuration
  • Increased bandwidth to support more channels, higher bit rates, faster file transfers
  • Super slow-motion support in DVCPRO HD, AVC-Intra and DNxHD formats
  • Full XDCAM HD workflow support including multicam mode
  • 1080p50/60 Level A support using AVC-Intra
  • Simultaneous high-resolution and low-resolution “proxy” encoding for recording or streaming
  • Embedded operating system on mSATA solid state drive (SSD)
  • Automatic up/downconversion, user-definable aspect ratio conversion, and closed caption preservation
  • Configurable as SAN or standalone solution
  • ANC data preserved and full AFD processing
  • Scales from two to four channels to more than 100 channels
  • Full multichannel audio support – 16 SDI audio tracks per video channel (32 audio tracks per clip on disk)