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Video Waveform Monitors - Tektronix WFM8000 Series Advanced Analog/SD/HD/3G-SDI

Supplier: TekMark Australia

Composite Analog to 3 Gb/s SDI Advanced Digital Video Monitoring, Measurement & Analysis – All-in-One Platform.

Price Guide: POA

The WFM8200 and WFM8300 Waveform Monitors are ideal for multi-format environments, providing flexible options and field-installable upgrade kits to monitor diverse video types including 3 Gb/s SDI, Dual Link, HD/SD SDI and Composite Analog Video.

Tektronix-patented new Spearhead and Luma Qualified Vector (LQV™) displays facilitate precise color adjustment for post production applications. High-performance real-time Eye pattern display, Jitter measurements and patented cable length measurements enable superior Physical Layer analysis.

Both WFM8300 and WFM8200 come standard with Dual Link SDI (SMPTE 372M), compliant monitoring, Automatic Format Detection (SMPTE 352M) and selectable display of Alpha Channel, as well as 2K Dual Link monitoring with XYZ Color Space.

Both WFM8300 and WFM8200 support any combination of video and audio format options, so these instruments excel in multi-format environments and evolve with your needs to protect your investment.

Features & Benefits
  • Video/Audio/Data Monitor and Analyzer – All in One Platform
    • WFM8300 and WFM8200 come standard with auto-detection of HD/SD-SDI and multiple Dual Link video formats (including RGB and XYZ color space support)
    • Optional capabilities include 3G-SDI (Level A and Level B) formats support (Opt. 3G), composite analog video support (Opt. CPS), as well as analog and digital audio (Opt. AD) and Dolby E, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Digital audio (Opt. DPE) decoding and monitoring
    • WFM8300 also comes standard with Simultaneous Input Monitoring capability, ANC Data Inspector, and numerical/graphical display of A/V delay for analog, digital (with Opt. AD), and Dolby audio formats (with Opt. DPE)
  • Superior Physical Layer Signal Integrity Analyzer
    • High-performance real-time eye pattern display, jitter measurements, and patented cable length measurement (WFM8300 Opt. PHY or WFM8200 Opt. EYE)
    • Most comprehensive eye pattern measurements including eye amplitude, rise/fall time, and overshoot/undershoot measurements as well as Tektronix jitter waveform display (WFM8300 Opt. PHY only)
    • Field-upgradeable HD/SD-SDI eye pattern input module to full 3G-SDI and HD/SD-SDI support with the purchase of an upgrade key (WFM830UP Opt. 3G or WFM820UP Opt. 3G)
  • Black Picture and Tektronix-patented Frozen Picture Detection
  • Tektronix-patented Timing and Lightning Displays Facilitate Accurate Adjustment of Critical Plant Timing
  • New Tektronix-patented Spearhead Display and Luma Qualified Vector (LQV™) Display Facilitate Precise Color Adjustment for Post Production Applications (Opt. PROD)
  • Most Comprehensive Audio Monitoring
    • Multichannel Surround Sound*1 display and flexible Lissajous display (Opt. AD or Opt. DPE)
    • Audio Loudness monitoring (Opt. AD or Opt. DPE)
    • Comprehensive Dolby metadata decode and display including VANC metadata (Opt. DPE)
    • User-selectable Dolby E Guard Band limits with intuitive Dolby E Guard Band meter (Opt. DPE)
  • Most Comprehensive ANC Data Monitoring
    • Simultaneous CEA708/608 Closed Caption monitoring; Teletext and OP47 subtitle monitoring
    • Detect and decode ANC data including AFD, WSS, Video Index, TSID, V-Chip, Broadcast Flag/CGMS-A, VITC, LTC, and ANC TC
    • ARIB STD-B35/B37/B39, TR-B22, and TR-B23 support
  • Most In-depth Digital Data Analysis Helps Quickly Resolve Difficult Content Quality and Reliability Issues (WFM8300 only)
  • Unmatched Display Versatility
    • FlexVu™, the most flexible four-tile display, tailors to various application needs to increase productivity
    • Standard and user-definable Safe Area Graticules facilitate editing and format conversions tasks, reducing the need for reworks
    • Active Format Description (AFD) detect, decode, and automatically adjusted graticule on picture display enable easy identification of aspect-ratio related issues
  • Unmatched Usability
    • CaptureVu® advanced video frame data capture simplifies troubleshooting and equipment setup
    • 32 instrument presets for quick recall of commonly used configurations tailored to engineers or operators
    • Front-panel USB port enables easy transfer of presets, captured video frame data, and screenshots
    • Front-panel headphone port enables quick verification of selected audio pair
    • Intuitive menu structure and context-sensitive help
    • Extensive alarms, status reporting, and error logging
    • Bright, crisp, high-resolution LED backlight display
    • SNMP and Ethernet remote interface capabilities and GPI control facilitate centralized monitoring and control
  • Monitoring and Compliance Checking in Content Distribution and Broadcast
  • Quality Control in Content Production and Post Production
  • Equipment/System Qualification and Troubleshooting for Installation and Maintenance of Content Creation and Distribution Facilities
  • Research and Development of Professional Video Equipment
*1 Audio Surround Sound Display licensed from Radio Technische Werksütten GmbH and Co. KG (RTW).