• CHANNEL IN A BOX
    OVERVIEW
  • PLAYOUT 6120
    SINGLE CHANNEL
  • SMART
    MULTI CHANNEL
  • INGEST 1520
    HD/SD 2-CH RECORDING
  • SMART FLOW
    STORAGE + MAM

PLAYOUT, INGEST, SMART and SMART FLOW
Comprehensive Line of Channel-in-a-Box Solutions

The concept of HARDATA’s video products is simple: fully integrated play-to-air systems with “no compromise” features that are quick to launch, easy to use and extremely reliable.

Today, the HARDATA PLAYOUT 6120 is one of the most talked about channel-in-a-box solutions on the market because of its unmatched ease of use and utility. It is as simple to setup and put to work as the best selling consumer devices – yet it’s a complete, high performance play-to-air system worthy of the most demanding broadcasters. And comparatively speaking – its cost to value is second to none.

Comprehensive Video EcoSystem
Flexible, Scalable and Engineered for Simplicity
HDMI SD/SDI HD/SDI

The HARDATA channel-in-a-box approach is based on a comprehensive hardware and software solution set for broadcasters and enterprise applications that we refer to as a video EcoSystem. It includes products for recording, storage, multi-channel applications, various formats, and HARDATA’s new SMART technology.

This system future-proofs your investment by providing scalability and flexibility to grow and keep pace with changing trends.

 

The backbone of the system is HARDATA's proprietary automation software. The proven architecture is integrated with enterprise class Dell-sourced hardware that ensures users of long-term global support and rock solid dependability.

  • CHANNEL IN A BOX Solutions

  • HARDATA offers a comprehensive line of Channel-in-a-Box solutions to match the range of application and budget needs of broadcasters and corporate users around the world.
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Products

All HARDATA servers come complete with everything you need to quickly launch and manage a channel (or more) – ingest, content management, transmission control, interfacing to traffic, monitoring and playout.

  • Fastest Time-to-Air in the Market. Simplified system design allows rapid deployment of new facilities, additional channels and services.
  • Single or Multi-Channel.
  • SD/HD and HD/SD Conversion "on the fly”.
  • Multi-language Support for On Screen Text.
  • High Performance CG and Branding.
  • Rock Solid Dependability and Global Support.

 

INGEST, PLAYOUT & SMART Features

  INGEST 1520 PLAYOUT 6120 SMART 7220 SMART 9230
Inputs / Outputs 2 Ch 1 Live In, 1 Out 2 Ch 3 Ch
Digital Video Input SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Digital Video Output SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI HDMI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video
Input / Output
Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Full HD 1080i 50/59.94/60Hz Yes Yes Yes Yes
HD 720P 50/59.94/60Hz Yes Yes Yes Yes
SD PAL/NTSC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Full HD Recording Yes No Yes Yes
SD Recording Yes No Yes Yes
Storage Array Raid 6 Raid 6 Raid 6 Raid 6

 

SMART FLOW Features
Storage + MAM

PLATFORM HARDATA SMART FLOW 11220 11230 11240
2U Rackmount Dell Server Yes Yes Yes
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply Yes Yes Yes
Hot Swap Disks Array Yes Yes Yes
HDDs 12 x 2TB 9 x 4TB 12 x 4TB
Storage Array Raid 6  Raid 6  Raid 6 
Storage 20TB  28TB  40TB 
SD Storage
(H.264 @ 3 Mbps compression format)
14000 hrs 20000 hrs 28000 hrs
HD Storage
(H.264 @ 6 Mbps compression format)
7000 hrs 10000 hrs 14000 hrs
Quad Gigabit Network Adapter Yes Yes Yes

 

FILE IMPORT (WITH INTEGRITY CHECK)
Video with Audio (multi-format, multi-resolution)
AVI (.avi):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MPEG 2 PS / TS files (.mpg, .mpeg, .ts)
Video: MPEG 2
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
MPEG-4 (.mpg4):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
QuickTime (.mov):
Video: MPEG 2, QuickTime IMX, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MXF (.mxf):
Format: MXF_OP1a_MPEG-2
Video: MPEG 2, XDCAM IMX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3

 

  • Why choose HARDATA?

  • High performance, proven products that are a snap to use.
  • Deep understanding of broadcast application requirements.
  • 15+ years of experience in the broadcast industry, stellar reputation.
  • 5000+ satisfied customers in 30 countries.
  • Global technical support.
  • ISO 9001:2008.

Special Requirements

Our core capability is software engineering, and customers frequently engage us and our authorized system integration partners to support them in the design of custom solutions.

Bring us your questions and application requirements – our solution engineers are standing by to help you.

  • CONTACT US

  • USA

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    33130 Miami, Florida
    Tel.: +1 305 423 7041
    Email: infofake@hardata.com
  • ARGENTINA

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    Tel: +54 11 4650 3110
    Email: infofake@hardata.com

HARDATA PLAYOUT 6120
Simplified System Design Allows Rapid Deployment of New Facilities, Additional Channels and Services

The HARDATA PLAYOUT 6120 includes everything you need to launch and manage a channel – ingest, content management, transmission control, interfacing to traffic monitoring and playout.

This standard Playout 6120 is loaded with the most sought after compliment of content management and reliability features. However it can take you even farther with the addition of other products within the HARDATA Video EcoSystem.

Simple and friendly interface. CG and Branding with animated logos, sockets, flash animations, CG with scroll (V & H), time and temperature.

  • HARDATA PLAYOUT 6120

  • The HARDATA PLAYOUT 6120 server is a fully integrated play-to-air system with “no compromise” features that is quick to launch, easy to use and extremely reliable.
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Feature Overview

Unpack, Connect, On-Air

Easy to install, operate and maintain, you can be on-air in a matter of minutes!

Multi-Format

Manages both SD and HD content, adapting them to the output format to ensure safe, accurate and high quality playout.

Up/Down Conversion

Real time, on-the-fly conversion of content between SD and HD. You can combine content from both formats on the same timeline. HD and SD simultaneous output.

Character Generation

CG allows insertion of graphics and animation – including time and temperature, external file text and metadata. A wide range of standard graphic file formats is supported.

High Reliability Fault Tolerance

Each storage array incorporates fault tolerant hot swap disks with RAID 6 technology and a built-in dual hot swap power supply to prevent loss of data and down time.

Live Feeds

Ingest a live feed, add animated logos, graphics and text, or insert and replace advertising for error-free playout.

Integrated Web Access

Integrated into every HARDATA server for remote content management and reporting. Compatibility-tested on PC and Mac platforms, web access allows server imports and exports, video content preview, and broadcast report generation.

Multi-language Support for On Screen Text

Including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and more.

  • SD/HD Channel-in-a-Box

  • Fastest Time-to-Air in the Market.
  • SD/HD and HD/SD conversion "on the fly”.
  • High performance CG and branding.
  • Rock solid dependability and global support.
  • Cost to Value is second to none.

Intuitive User Interface

Easy to set up and use, the software allows you to build schedules and load graphics/animation projects onto the servers. Quick and efficient import and management of database content.

 

Specifications

FEATURES  
Full HD 1080i 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes
HD 720P 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes
SD PAL/NSTC Yes
Video transcoding "on the fly" SD → HD, HD → SD Yes
Live Signal Insertion Yes
Character Generator Yes
Multilanguage Support for On Screen Text, including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese Yes
Graphics Animation Yes
RS-422 Remote Control Inputs Yes
VDCP Remote Control Yes
Web Access and SDK (SOAP) interface Yes
MASTER/SLAVE Mode Ready
(With a second HARDATA server)
Yes
Out of the box, plug in, switch on and run Yes
VIDEO  
Inputs / Outputs  1 Live In, 1 Out
Live Feed Input / Ingest Input 1 (Live Feed Input Only)
Digital Video Input SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Input Component, NTSC / PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Video Output 1
Digital Video Output HDMI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Output Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video,
S-Video
Sync Input Yes
AUDIO  
Audio Channels 8
Digital Audio Input AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Input Balanced
Digital Audio Output AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Output Balanced
PLATFORM  
2U Rackmount Dell Server Yes
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply Yes
Hot Swap Disks Array Yes
HDDs  8 x 300GB
Storage Array Raid 6 
Storage 1.8TB 
SD Storage: H.264 @ 3 Mbps compression format. 1300 hrs
HD Storage: H.264 @ 6 Mbps compression format 650 hours
Dual Gigabit Network Adapter Yes

 

FILE IMPORT (WITH INTEGRITY CHECK)
Video with Audio (multi-format, multi-resolution)
AVI (.avi):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MPEG 2 PS / TS files (.mpg, .mpeg, .ts)
Video: MPEG 2
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
MPEG-4 (.mpg4):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
QuickTime (.mov):
Video: MPEG 2, QuickTime IMX, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MXF (.mxf):
Format: MXF_OP1a_MPEG-2
Video: MPEG 2, XDCAM IMX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3

 

  • User Interface

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  • Why choose HARDATA?

  • High performance, proven products that are a snap to use.
  • Deep understanding of broadcast application requirements.
  • 15+ years of experience in the broadcast industry, stellar reputation.
  • 5000+ satisfied customers in 30 countries.
  • Global technical support.
  • ISO 9001:2008.

HARDATA SMART
Quick to Launch, Easy to Use and Solidly Reliable

The SMART series provides everything you need to launch and manage one or more channels – ingest, content management, transmission control, interfacing to traffic, monitoring and playout. The system is as simple to set up and put to work as the best selling consumer devices – yet it’s a complete, high performance play-to-air system with remarkable versatility.

This server family also features our latest SMART technology that enables broadcasters to leverage today’s (and tomorrow’s) IP-based communication technologies in a variety of ways, including:

  • Revenue improvement through audience engagement via social media;
  • Operational responsiveness and efficiency if IT staff with real-time, 24/7 alerts and access;
  • Enhanced programming response and agility with alerts and web-based access.

Simple and friendly interface. CG and Branding with animated logos, sockets, flash animations, CG with scroll (V & H), time and temperature.

  • HARDATA SMART servers

  • Like all products in the HARDATA EcoSystem, the backbone of the SMART-servers is our proprietary automation software, integrated with enterprise class Dell-sourced hardware.
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Feature Overview

Unpack, Connect, On-Air

Everything you need to be up and running in a flash.  Easy to install, operate and maintain, it is operated through a simple, intuitive and user-friendly interface. You can be on-air in a matter of minutes!

Multi-Channel Options

A range of options to match your configuration and budget needs.

Multi-Format

Manages both SD and HD content, adapting them to the output format to ensure safe, accurate and high quality playout.

Up/Down Conversion

Real time, on-the-fly conversion of content between SD and HD. You can combine content from both formats on the same timeline. HD and SD simultaneous output.

Character Generation

CG allows insertion of graphics and animation – including time and temperature, external file text and metadata. A wide range of standard graphic file formats is supported.

Live Feeds

Ingest a live feed, add animated logos, graphics and text, or insert and replace advertising for error-free playout.

Integrated Web Access

For remote server imports and exports, video content preview, and broadcast report generation.

Recording in SD and Full HD

Recording capability is available in SD and Full HD (depending on model).

Multi-language Support for On Screen Text

Including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and more.

SMART Technology

Leverage on-the-go communication technologies for revenue Improvement and operational efficiency.

HARDATA SMART include designed-in IP capability that enables a world of features to support dynamic audience engagement via social media, Everywhere/All-the-Time status and alerts for IT and programming staff – and more.

HARDATA SMART
Specifications

FEATURES  7220 9230
Full HD 1080i 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes  Yes
HD 720P 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes  Yes
SD PAL/NSTC Yes  Yes
FULL HD Recording Yes  Yes
SD Recording Yes  Yes
Video transcoding "on the fly" SD→HD, HD→SD Yes Yes
Live Signal Insertion Yes Yes
Character Generator Yes  Yes
Multilanguage Support for On Screen Text,including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic,Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese Yes  Yes
Graphics Animation Yes  Yes
Web Access and SDK (SOAP) interface Yes  Yes
MASTER/SLAVE Mode Ready with a second HARDATA•SMART server Yes  Yes
Out of the box, plug in, switch on and run Yes  Yes
CONTROLS 7220 9230
Watch Folder Yes  Yes
RS-422 Remote Control Inputs 2 3
VDCP Remote Control Yes  Yes
AMP Remote Control Yes  Yes
GPI External External
MOS Integration Yes  Yes
HARDATA SMART FLOW Yes  Yes
OFFICE SMART FLOW Remote Control Yes  Yes
Emails Alarms Yes  Yes
Twitter Integration Yes  Yes
PLATFORM 7220 9230
2U Rackmount Dell Server Yes  Yes
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply Yes  Yes
Hot Swap Disks Array Yes  Yes
HDDs 8 x 300GB  8 x 600GB
Storage Array Raid 6  Raid 6
Storage  1.8TB  3.6TB
SD Storage
(H.264@3Mbps compression format)
1300 hs  2200 hs
HD Storage
(H.264@6Mbps compression format)
650 hs  1100 hs
Dual Gigabit Network Adapter Yes  Yes
VIDEO  7220 9230
Inputs / Outputs  2 Ch 3 Ch
Digital Video Input  SD-SDI, HD-SDI  SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Input Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video, S-Video Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video, S-Video
Digital Video Output HDMI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Output Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video, S-Video Component, NTSC/PAL Composite Video, S-Video
Sync Input  Yes  Yes
AUDIO 7220 9230
Audio Channels  8 8
Digital Audio Input AES/EBU, SDI Embedded AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Input  Balanced  Balanced
Digital Audio Output AES/EBU, SDI Embedded AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Output  Balanced  Balanced

 

FILE IMPORT (WITH INTEGRITY CHECK)
Video with Audio (multi-format, multi-resolution)
AVI (.avi):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MPEG 2 PS / TS files (.mpg, .mpeg, .ts)
Video: MPEG 2
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
MPEG-4 (.mpg4):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
QuickTime (.mov):
Video: MPEG 2, QuickTime IMX, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MXF (.mxf):
Format: MXF_OP1a_MPEG-2
Video: MPEG 2, XDCAM IMX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
  • Why choose HARDATA?

  • High performance, proven products that are a snap to use.
  • Deep understanding of broadcast application requirements.
  • 15+ years of experience in the broadcast industry, stellar reputation.
  • 5000+ satisfied customers in 30 countries.
  • Global technical support.
  • ISO 9001:2008.

HARDATA INGEST 1520
Simplifies SD-HD Video Content Recording for Broadcasters

The HARDATA INGEST 1520 was designed to ease the video input workload of today’s busy broadcaster with advanced automation features and seamless integration with other system components.

The two-channel HARDATA INGEST records and stores video content that users can then preview, catalog and mark. The server gives users the flexibility to manually import video or to schedule recordings either from a workstation or remotely using video desk control protocol (VDCP).  Once recorded, the server can be set to transfer clips to other workflow components - making the content quickly available to editors.

 

  • HARDATA INGEST 1520

  • Records in SD and Full HD.
  • Recording Schedule.
  • SMART, PLAYOUT 6120 and NAS integration.
  • "On the Fly" Up/Down Conversion on Playback.
  • RAID 6 High Reliability Fault Tolerance.
  • Integrated Web Access for Remote Content Management and Reporting.

Specifications

FEATURES  
Full HD 1080i 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes
HD 720P 50/59.94/60 Hz Yes
SD PAL/NSTC Yes
Automated Scheduled Recording Yes
Automatic Export to HARDATA SMART and NAS Yes
RS-422 Remote Control Inputs 2
VDCP Remote Control Yes
External Matrix Control Yes
Video transcoding "on the fly" SD → HD, HD → SD for playback Yes
Web Access and SDK (SOAP) interface Yes
Out of the box, plug in, switch on and run Yes
VIDEO  
Inputs / Outputs  2 Ch
Digital Video Input SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Input Component, NTSC / PAL
Composite Video, S-Video
Digital Video Output HDMI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI
Analog Video Output Component, NTSC/PAL
Composite Video, S-Video
Sync Input Yes
AUDIO  
Audio Channels 2-8
Digital Audio Input AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Input Balanced
Digital Audio Output AES/EBU, SDI Embedded
Analog Audio Output Balanced
PLATFORM  
2U Rackmount Dell Server Yes
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply Yes
Hot Swap Disks Array Yes
HDDs  8 x 300GB
Storage Array Raid 6 
Storage 1.8TB 
XDCAM SD Storage (MPEG 2 @30Mbps IMX compression) 130 hrs
XDCAM HD Storage (MPEG 2 @50Mbps IMX compression) 80 hrs
Dual Gigabit Network Adapter Yes

 

  • Why choose HARDATA?

  • High performance, proven products that are a snap to use.
  • Deep understanding of broadcast application requirements.
  • 15+ years of experience in the broadcast industry, stellar reputation.
  • 5000+ satisfied customers in 30 countries.
  • Global technical support.
  • ISO 9001:2008.

HARDATA SMART FLOW
Storage + Media Asset Management

The HARDATA SMART FLOW is a large capacity storage server with a content manager MAM interface. It provides additional digital file storage for HARDATA playout systems and storage for different versions of programs.

  • High Performance: Latest generation processor coupled with Dell-optimized hardware
  • High Storage Capacity
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance: Dual hot swap power supplies and hot swap RAID 6 disks with redundant parity hardware ensure dependable 24x7 operation.
  • Web Access: Catalog, search, preview, upload and download content.

The system allows material search and retrieval for transfers to any HARDATA servers or editing workstations as well as content management, import and export of materials from the server, content preview and report generation.

A powerful FTP watch folder enables users to automatically ingest materials, programming, subtitles and graphics.

The web access feature allows file import and export to Windows or Mac editing workstations.

Specifications

PLATFORM HARDATA SMART FLOW 11220 11230 11240
2U Rackmount Dell Server Yes Yes Yes
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply Yes Yes Yes
Hot Swap Disks Array Yes Yes Yes
HDDs 12 x 2TB 9 x 4TB 12 x 4TB
Storage Array Raid 6  Raid 6  Raid 6 
Storage 20TB  28TB  40TB 
SD Storage (H.264 @ 3 Mbps compression format) 14000 hrs 20000 hrs 28000 hrs
HD Storage (H.264 @ 6 Mbps compression format) 7000 hrs 10000 hrs 14000 hrs
Quad Gigabit Network Adapter Yes Yes Yes

 

FILE IMPORT (WITH INTEGRITY CHECK)
Video with Audio (multi-format, multi-resolution)
AVI (.avi):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MPEG 2 PS / TS files (.mpg, .mpeg, .ts)
Video: MPEG 2
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
MPEG-4 (.mpg4):
Video: MPEG 2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
QuickTime (.mov):
Video: MPEG 2, QuickTime IMX, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264, DV25, DVCPro25, DVCPro50
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3, AAC, Dolby AC3
MXF (.mxf):
Format: MXF_OP1a_MPEG-2
Video: MPEG 2, XDCAM IMX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422
Audio: PCM, MPEG 1 Layer 1,2,3
  • Why choose HARDATA?

  • High performance, proven products that are a snap to use.
  • Deep understanding of broadcast application requirements.
  • 15+ years of experience in the broadcast industry, stellar reputation.
  • 5000+ satisfied customers in 30 countries.
  • Global technical support.
  • ISO 9001:2008.
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