5 Versions: 1, 2 or 3 SDI Streams & AES Balanced or Unbalanced

Loudness Pilot is available in 5 different versions: 1,2 or 3 SDI streams and 16-channel AES (balanced or unbalanced). The SDI 1 and 2 versions are expandable, so if you need to process more streams at a later point, you can add one or two of our processing cards. Each Loudness Pilot SDI unit can process a maximum of 3 SDI streams simultaneously.

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Loudness Pilot SDI: 1, 2 or 3 Streams

Loudness Pilot SDI comes with the ability to process one stream right out of the box, but you can also expand with one or two dual-engine processing cards and thereby increase the count of total streams per unit to two or three, making Loudness Pilot SDI the perfect choice whether you're looking to equip a local station, an OB van or a truly high-density solution capable of processing multiple streams simultaneously.

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Each additional processing card holds two multichannel processors and is capable of running two LM2 Loudness Radar Meters as well as two ALC2 algorithms simultaneously.

SD/HD/3G SDI Features

  • Up to Date with Latest Standards

    Supports latest SDI standards up to 3G: 2.97 mBit/s, 1080p, 3D (2x1080i).

  • Auto Relay Bypass

    To make sure your transmission will never be interrupted.

  • Glitch-Free Audio

    Audio sync is locked up at ultimate speed for completely glitch- and artifact-free transmission.

  • 24/7 Stability and Consistant Output

    Day to day predictability for an absolute minimum of downstream carrier inconsistence.

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Loudness Pilot AES: Balanced or Unbalanced

Loudness Pilot AES gives you up to 16 channels of AES3id unbalanced I/O on BNC connectors or 16 channels of AES balanced on SUB-D connectors. Depending on your integrated transmission system, you may prefer to pass your entire SDI signal through a loudness management system, or you may prefer to route only the audio signal through an insert point. With Loudness Pilot AES you get the opportunity to choose what fits your station the best.

Loudness Pilot AES comes fully loaded with 16 channels of AES I/O, and by default the first 8 channels are active. Should you need even more channels, you can purchase a separate license for activating channels 9-16.

You can not combine SDI and AES I/O, or AES balanced and unbalanced, on the same Loudness Pilot unit.

AES Features

  • 24 Bit AES/EBU I/O

    Balanced AES on SUB-D connectors or unbalanced AES3id on BNC connectors (75 ohm).

  • Auto Relay Bypass

    Should sync be lost, Loudness Pilot AES relies on the latest known sample rate at a staggering 96 bit precision.

  • 'Freewheel' Safety Belt

    Audio sync is locked up at ultimate speed for completely glitch- and artifact-free transmission.

  • 24/7 Stability and Consistent Output

    Day to day predictability for an absolute minimum of downstream carrier inconsistencies.

  • JET Jitter Reduction

    We invented the unsurpassed JETTM technology and obviously integrated it with Loudness Pilot AES.

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Overall, it is our philosophy to provide tolerant inputs and strictly compliant outputs.

Our input section is tolerant towards all sorts of upstream misbehavior such as carrier inconsistencies, questionable status bit implementations or non-compliant incoming signals. And on the output side, we always make absolutely certain that you comply with recent standards.

In other words, when you insert one of our units in your transmission chain, you can rest assured that you'll be at your best game no matter what the circumstances.

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Redundancy & Reliability

It does not matter how well a transmission unit does its job, if it is not completely reliable. Being the last line of defense in a live scenario calls for ultimate redundancy and reliability.

We're serious about being fail-safe. Not only have we given you what you would expect - dual fans and dual fuses - we've also packed Loudness Pilot with dual power inlets. You are now virtually risk-free of losing power while on air.

We are aware that Loudness Pilot is inserted at a very critical point in your audio signal path and that it is an 'always on' type of unit that needs to deliver a non-stop performance years over years. Should the unlikely event happen that Loudness Pilot loses power, rest assured that your transmission will go on thanks to the Relay Bypass feature that passes your stream directly from input to output no matter what happens.

Further, if one of the power sources fail, you can be notified using GPIO or SNMP traps.

  • Dual Power - For Independent Power Sources
  • Dual Fuses - Double Up on Fuses
  • Dual Fans - Two Low Noise Quality Fans
  • Relay Bypass - Just in Case!
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