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T2 iDDR RAID Classic

T2 iDDR RAID Classic

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SKU-608366

Intelligent Digital Disk Recorder

The Grass Valley® T2™ iDDR is a next-generation intelligent digital disk recorder (iDDR) and player that combines advanced nonlinear production features with VTR-like controls, and supports a variety of SD and HD formats. The original T2 iDDR has been re-packaged as "T2 Classic" with 1 TB of RAID-10 storage which provides incredible cost efficiency and operational flexibility.

  • True HD support for HD productions – 720p, 1080i, and 1080p with an HD‑SDI and DVI port for each channel
  • Up/down/crossconversion feature for a wider range of resolutions and application support
  • Native import/playback for most standard formats (see list below)
  • File format support (transcoding to Grass Valley HQ AVI) for most standard formats (see list below)
  • Three decks for the price of one – one record and two playback channels work independently and simultaneously
  • Two-channel synchronized playback for key/fill rolls, edge blend displays, multi-screen, and 3D applications
  • Embedded audio (eight channels per SDI connection)
  • Two channels each of AES/EBU audio and analog XLR supported
  • Easy-to-use front panel interface
  • Workstation mode included as standard – preview three channels at the same time
  • RAID-10 storage
  • Simple editing on-the-fly, including trimming, mark in/out, and basic transition effects
  • New, robust design – engineered to withstand punishing live event and mobile production environments
  • Integration support for a variety of control protocols (BVW, GPIO, AMP)
  • Applications:
    • Events and staging
    • Auditoriums
    • Corporate A/V centers
    • Educational facilities
    • Broadcast display support
    • Regional sports companies
    • Switcher support for playback



T2 Classic iDDR Configurations
1 SD/HD input, 2 SD/HD outputs

Video Input
Format Support Types: High-definition, standard-definition
Connections: SD/HD SDI, analog component (Y-Pb-Pr), DVI-D, composite
Recording Format: Grass Valley HQ, 4:2:2
Bit Rate: Up to 200 Mb/s
Resolutions SD/Frame Rate: 720x576i50, 720x486i59.94
Resolutions HD/Frame Rate: 1920x1080i59.94, 1920x1080i50, 1440x1080i59.94, 1440x1080i50, 1280x720p59.94, 1280x720p50, 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080PsF24, 1920x1080p23.98, 1920x1080PsF23.98, 1440x1080p24, 1440x1080PsF24, 1440x1080p23.98, 1440x1080PsF23.98

Video Outputs
Format Support Types: High-definition, standard-definition, computer
Connections: SD/HD SDI (one for each playback channel), analog component, DVI-D (one for each playback channel, except RGB), composite
Playback Format (Native Import/Playback):

  • XDCAM – HD422*, HD (35 Mb/s)*, HD (25 Mb/s and 18 Mb/s), IMX, DVCAM
  • XDCAM EX – HD (35 Mb/s)*, HD (25 Mb/s), DVCAM
  • P2 – AVC-Intra 100**, AVC-Intra 50**, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO 25, DV
  • GF – HD I-Frame only (100 Mb/s)*, HD Long GOP (50 Mb/s)*, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO 25, DV, MPEG-2
  • MXF – Grass Valley HQ, AVC-Intra 100, AVC-Intra 50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO 25, DV, D10, JPEG 2000, MPEG-2
  • AVCHD – H.264/AVC**
  • AVI – Grass Valley HQ

* Note: Limitation for T2 Classic: 1 in / 1 out
** Note: Limitation for T2 Classic: 0 in / 1 out (real-time conversion of frame rate and resolution is not available)


Bit Rate: Up to 200 Mb/s per channel
Resolutions SD/Frame Rate: 720x576i50, 720x486i59.94
Resolutions HD/Frame Rate: 1920x1080i59.94, 1920x1080i50, 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080PsF24, 1920x1080p23.98, 1920x1080PsF23.98, 1280x720p59.94, 1280x720p50, 1280x720p24, 1280x720p23.98
Computer Resolutions: 1280x1024, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480

Audio Input
Analog Audio: 2 channels, XLR connections
Digital:


  • AES/EBU (2 channels), BNC connections
  • Embedded audio on SDI, HD or SD (8 channels)

Recording Format: 24-bit, PCM, 48 kHz sampling (20-bit PCM for SD-SDI)

Audio Output
Analog Audio: 2 channels per output video, XLR connections
Digital:


  • AES/EBU (2 channels), BNC connections
  • Embedded audio on SDI, HD or SD (8 channels)

Recording Format: 24-bit, PCM, 48 kHz sampling (20-bit PCM for SD-SDI)

Import/Export File Compatibility
Import: Grass Valley HQ
Export: Grass Valley HQ, MXF (XDCAM format)
Transcode Import (transcoding to Grass Valley HQ AVI):


  • AVCHD (H.264/AVC)
  • AVI (Grass Valley HQX, DV, DVCPRO 25, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, uncompressed)
  • GF (DV, DVCPRO 25, DVCPRO 50, MPEG-2)
  • MPEG-2
  • MXF (Grass Valley HQ, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, D10, DV, DVCPRO 25, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, JPEG 2000, MPEG-2)
  • P2 (DV, DVCPRO 25, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100)
  • QuickTime (Grass Valley HQ, Grass Valley HQX, DV, DVCPRO HD, H.264/Canon EOS 5D, ProRes422, ProRes 4444, JPEG 2000, animation, MPEG-4, Photo JPEG, PNG, uncompressed)
  • Windows Media (Windows Media Video)
  • XDCAM (DV, IMX, MPEG-2)
  • XDCAM EX (MPEG-2)
  • Sequenced files (TGA ,BMP, JPG, TIFF, PNG, and GIF)


Control
Protocol: BVW (Basic), GPI, AMP (Advanced Media Protocol) for Indigo A/V Mixer and external control software
Connections: RS-422 (9-pin D Conn per channel), Ethernet

Technology
Connections: Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0, VGA, DVI-D
Storage Capacity: 1 TB (RAID-10, 500 GB HDD x4), Approx. 14 hours of HD @ Grass Valley HQ (150 Mb/s)
Bit Rate: Up to 200 Mb/s per channel

Physical
Dimensions: 550x430x140 mm (21.6x16.9x5.5 in.)
Weight: 15 kg (33 lbs.)
Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)

Options and Accessories
Rackmount Kit



Data Sheet
T2 classic iDDR Intelligent Digital Disk Recorder Data Sheet