Key Features

4K/UHD (12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI) generation & analysis
  • Simultaneous generation and analysis
  • 12-bit YRGB/YUV waveform monitor with H,V zoom
  • Vectorscope for checking colour bias / conformity
  • Test pattern generation, including Pathological and moving patterns*
  • 32 channel audio signal generation and embedding*
  • Video and audio monitoring
  • REF locking and timing analysis
IP generation & analysis (option)
  • SMPTE ST 2110* and ST 2022-6 decapsulation / encapsulation
  • Packet Interval Timing (PIT) analysis histogram for monitoring network traffic
  • PIT Logging offers effective longer-term network monitoring
  • Packet Profile Generator for stress testing video networks
  • Stream & network analysis tools
  • Network management multicast support (IGMP2,3)
Physical layer testing (option)
  • HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI RTE (Real-time Eye) option for testing SMPTE compliance issues, including under/overshoot
  • Jitter analysis in five specified frequency bands
HDR / WCG generation & analysis (option)
  • Dolby PQ HDR supported (HLG and SLOG3 standards included with future upgrade)
  • CIE chart (Rec. 709, Rec. 2020, P3)
  • HDR Heat-map highlights signals beyond SDR
  • HDR test pattern generator
  • Waveform (log scale to 10,000 NIT) with Wide Colour Gamut support
  • Vectorscope with Graticules / Targets for HDR & SDR
System features
  • Logging
  • Configuration presets
  • TCP/IP interface for remote control and automated testing
Form factor
  • Compact ½ RU
  • Air filter option for live production

*Upcoming software release


IP toolset

SMPTE 2110* & 2022-6 network analysis

Packet Profile GeneratorLink Arrow
• Unique Packet Profile Generator for stress testing video networks
• Create different packet interval timing distribution profiles to simulate IP network congestion conditions
Packet Interval Timing (PIT) analysisLink Arrow
• Stream health reporting using histogram to visualise distribution of packet arrival times
• Packet counts mapped against arrival time (µS)
• Easy diagnosis of congestion with max, mean and min Inter Packet Arrival Time
PIT LoggingLink Arrow
• Versatile PIT Logging tool offers effective longer-term network monitoring
• Tool can present accumulated max/min Packet Interval Timing (PIT) for all packets plotted against time
Network stream analysisLink Arrow
• Table identifies streams within an IP signal
• Presents protocol, bitrate, CRC status, source and destination addresses
IP network analysisLink Arrow
• Transmission and receive traffic analysis
• Monitoring packet types and sizes
SFP status monitoringLink Arrow
• SFP status for monitoring physical network connection

High Dynamic Range & WCG Tools

Dolb PQ, HLG & SLOG3

CIE 1931 X Y chartLink Arrow
• BT.709, BT.2020, DCI-P3 colour gamut overlays
• X, Y labelled axis
• Tooltip co-ordinate display
• Picture linked cursor*
• Supports SDR and HDR
HDR waveform monitorLink Arrow
• Graticules for SDR & HDR
• YCbCr/YRGB & single trace modes
• Tooltip co-ordinate display
• 12-bit resolution
• H/V pan and zoom
• Picture linked cursor*
HDR vectorscopeLink Arrow
• Graticules / Targets for SDR and HDR*
• Tooltip co-ordinate display
• 12-bit resolution
• Zoom to targets
• User definable targets*
• Picture linked cursor*
HDR Heat-mapLink Arrow
• Programmable HDR Heat-map to highlight luminance zones - ideal for adjusting brightness of picture
• 7 simultaneous & programmable colour overlay bands
• Individual upper & lower overlay threshold controls
• User presets for SDR & HDR
• Selectable background grey / colour
• Identify shadows, mid-tones or specular highlights
HDR generatorLink Arrow
• BT.709, BT.2020 colour space
HDR patterns
• SDR patterns in HDR containers
• Pathological overlay
• Full range of HD to UHD standards


Physical layer & signal analysis

Real-time EyeLink Arrow
• Instant, Real-time Eye (RTE) for testing SMPTE compliance issues, including under / overshoot
• Rise time and fall time
• Amplitude histograms
• Single or multiple eyes
• Traffic lights instantly provide compliance indication
Jitter analysisLink Arrow
• Real-time jitter measurements
• 10, 100, 1k, 10k, 100k filters
• Infinite Persistence mode
• H, 2H, V Trigger
WaveformLink Arrow
• Up to 4 waveform traces at full 12-bit resolution
• Configurable H and V graticules
• Single line, H-mag, V-mag, brightness, colour and monochrome controls
VectorscopeLink Arrow
• 12-bit processing
• Magnification (0.5x to 4x)
• 75% and 100% targets
• 5% +/-5 degress boxes
• IQ axis on/off, perimeter rose, brightness, gamma, raw,
persistence, low pass and interpolate trace modes
Signal generationLink Arrow
• 12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI signal generation, including pathological test patterns for stress testing
• Selection of moving test patterns*
• Audio signal generation and embedding*
Input standards selectionLink Arrow
• Easy SMPTE standards selection
• Payload indicators simplify the use of 4K/UHD with more than one carrier signal (4 x 3G or 2 x 6G)
Picture displayLink Arrow
• Scaling from 1/16 to full screen
• Cursors linked to waveform and data view
Pixel pan and zoomLink Arrow
• Picture magnification, zooming and pixel panning
• Ideal for checking 4K/UHD quadrant intersections
• Grid display offers 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x and 16x pixel sizes
Timing & system referenceLink Arrow
• Measure timing of SDI input against reference
• Relative timing tools for 4K/UHD based on 4 x 3G signals
• Graphic and numeric values
Audio monitoringLink Arrow
• 32 channel audio monitoring
• Input selection of audio groups, and sub-image audio for 12G
• Metering Ballistics options include PPM Type I, PPM Type II, Vu and VuFr
• Audio pair phase meters
• Stereo pair & mono monitoring
ANC detect and ancillary statusLink Arrow
• Colour coded signal conditions for present, lost, and error
• Toolset to edit DID and SDID values
SDI data viewLink Arrow
• Presents the raw data in the signal as hex, decimal or binary
• Pixel value shown by frame and line value
• Presents entire frame with active video, TRS words & blanking data

Rear Panel


Formats supported (generation, analysis & monitoring)

IP SMPTE 2022-6
IP SMPTE 2110*

Video inputs / outputs

4 x SDI for HD, 3G, 6G, 12G 75 Ohm terminated BNC Inputs
4 x SDI for HD, 3G, 6G, 12G 75 Ohm terminated BNC Outputs
RTE Real-time Eye input (12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI) x 1 (SDI input A) BNC
SFP+ MSA/NON-MSA 12 Gbps copper or fibre SDI, 10G Ethernet

Audio inputs / outputs

4 x 75 Ohm AES selectable I/O (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)
1 x Stereo analogue audio output (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)
8 channel 48kHz PCM audio on HDMI and SDI Instrument output

User interface

HDMI 1.4 instrument output, 1920 x 1080, 4:4:4 RGB, Type A


2 x 75 Ohm BNC high impedance looping reference input, tri-level or B&B with cross lock

Networking & control

10/100/1000 BASE-T
8 x bi-directional GPI (26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)


Internal loudspeaker Beeper

Form factor

253 x 44 x 211 mm (width x height x depth) excluding projections
1.9 kg weight


Power consumption 50W typical, 70W max
4 Pin XLR power connector, 12V nominal (10V-18V)
AC Power adapter (included), 90-264VAC, 120W


1 year standard increased to 3 – 5 years with Extended Warranty package

*Upcoming software release


Qx 12G

Qx 12G UHD/HD-SDI analyser/generator (1RU, ½ rack)


Qx 12G UHD/HD-SDI analyser/generator with Eye / Jitter toolset (1RU, ½ rack)


IP license for ST 2022-6 Decapsulator [requires 10G Ethernet SFP+ module (PHSFP-10GE-SR)]


IP license for ST 2022-6 Encapsulator [requires 10G Ethernet SFP+ module (PHSFP-10GE-SR)]


IP network traffic analysis toolset


IP network traffic generation toolset (Packet Profile Generator)


10G Ethernet SFP+, short range up to 300m (Qx 12G supports 2 x SFP+)


PHQXO-HDR HDR/WCG toolset with CIE 1931 chart, HDR Heat-map (SDR and BT.2100 PQ HDR standards)


19″ rack mount kit for 1x Qx 12G


19″ rack mount kit for 2x Qx 12G


9.5” rack mount kit for 1x Qx 12G


10.5″ rack mount kit for 1x Qx 12G

Extended Warranty

3 Year Warranty for Qx 12G*


5 Year Warranty for Qx 12G*

Spare Parts

PHABRIX Qx Replacement Power supply

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*One year warranty included as standard.