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Key Features

2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI generation, analysis & monitoring
  • Up four channels of video and audio analysis (dual inputs per analyser)
  • Signal generator option for video and audio
  • 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI and Optical support with looping I/O
  • 12-bit YRGB/YUV waveform monitor with H,V zoom
  • Vectorscope for checking color bias / conformity
  • Generation of 32 test patterns, including Pathological and moving patterns
  • REF locking and timing analysis
Flexible layouts
  • Fast recall of up to 99 configuration presets
  • Flexible layouts with instruments sized from 1/16 to full screen
  • Color coding for up to four channels for easier monitoring
Automated video capture
  • Faster intermittent fault diagnosis with video capture (13 frames HD, 60 frames SD) with automated triggering
Physical layer testing (option)
  • SD/HD/3G/2K-SDI RTE™ (Real-Time Eye) option for testing SMPTE compliance issues, including under/overshoot
  • Jitter analysis in five specified frequency bands
Advanced analysis toolset
  • Up to 4 channels of closed captions can be displayed, with support for WTS/OP42/OP47, EIA 608 and EIA 708 formats
  • Ancillary data analyzer with support for ANC Timecode, reference VITC and LTC support
Multi-channel audio monitoring
  • Up to 4 channels of loudness metering and monitoring, using selected stereo pair or 5.1 surround audio. Supports ITU or EBU Recommendation 128. Loudness logs stored automatically
  • 16 channels embedded audio monitoring with level meters, phase meters, and Dolby E / AES support
  • TCP/IP interface for remote control and automated testing
Form factor
  • Compact 1RU design, just 17cm deep and weighing 2.0kg
  • Low power consumption (24W typical, 70W max) for cool operation


Video toolset

Physical layer testing & video analysis/generation

Picture DisplayLink Arrow
• Scaling from 1/16, 1/4,9/16, Full Screen
• Cursors linked to Waveform and Data View
• Action and Title Safe Areas
• On Screen Source user naming
• Zoom
Waveform MonitorLink Arrow
• Configurable H and V Graticules
• Parade, Single line, H & V Mag, Brightness, Persistence and Monochrome controls
• Time and voltage measurement cursors
• Cursor linked to picture and data view
• A wide selection of YCbCr and GBR parade mode
VectorscopeLink Arrow
• 12-bit processing
• x1 to x10 Magnification
• 75% and 100% Targets
Auxiliary Data - DecodeLink Arrow
• ANC Time Code
• Closed Captions: WST/OP42/OP47, CEA 608 (in 708), CEA 708
Misc StatusLink Arrow
• Detected Input Video Format and SDI framer re-sync indicator
• Signaled Input Video Format – ST 352 Payload ID
• Auxiliary Data indicators
Input TimingLink Arrow
• Visual indication and measurement of video input timing with respect to reference
• Line and Pixel offset controls to configure measurement
Video StatusLink Arrow
• Reporting of CRC, ANC errors and Run Time
• Switch Line Handling
• EDH handling (SD)
• Active Picture CRC
• Cable Length indication, 6 Cable types
SDI Eye AnalysisLink Arrow
• RTE ™ (Real-Time Eye) technology for SMPTE compliance testing and trouble shooting
• Dual jitter thermometers with selectable filters (10Hz, 100Hz, 1kHz, 10kHz, 100kHz)
• Automatic Amplitude, Rise/Fall time, Under/ Overshoot and cable length measurements
• Amplitude and Time Histograms
• 1 to 10 eye display with configurable heat map and persistence
SDI Jitter AnalysisLink Arrow
• Realtime SMPTE Jitter measurements down to 10Hz
• 10Hz, 100Hz, 1KHz, 100KHz filters
• 40ms or Infinite Persistence modes
• 2H, 2H, V trigger and sweep control
• 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1.0 UI/Div Vertical gain

Audio toolset

Multi-channel monitoring & Dolby metadata generation/analysis

Audio MeteringLink Arrow
• Metering of up to 16 embedded audio channels
• Metering Ballistics: PPM-I, PPM-II, Vu, Vu-Fr, Fast
• Scales: dBFS, BBC, BBCM, DIN, Nordic
• Adjustable Peak Hold times from 0.1s to Inf
• Audio Pair Phase Meters
• Detection of Dolby DE, DD, DD+ and Metering of Decoded Audio
Loudness MonitoringLink Arrow
• EBU R128 and ITU-R BT.1770
• Indicators for True Peak, Range, Momentary, Short Term and Integrated Loudness
• User control of Integrated, Momentary and Short term targets
• User adjustable True Peak Alarm threshold
• Loudness Logging stored automatically
Downmix MonitoringLink Arrow
• 5.1 Surround sound to 2.0 Stereo downmixing
• User control of routing and soloing of PCM channels onto the downmix bus
• Downmix bus is independently routable to Speaker/Headphone and Rear panel/HDMI outputs
• LoRo Downmix available from Dolby DD, DD+ Decoder output
Surround Channel Set-UpLink Arrow
• Two 5.1 Configuration Presets
• User control of channel order routing
• Control of the mapping of 5.1 Surround Channels to PCM Group, Pair and Channel
Lissajous DisplayLink Arrow
• 2D Display of Phase relationship between the selected audio pair
• Selection of input PCM or Decoded Dolby Audio
• AGC or Manual Scaling
Audio StatusLink Arrow
• 16 channel indication of Audio Type and Presence with detection of Dolby DE, DD and DD+
• Decode of Channel Status information for each audio channel
Dolby® GeneratorLink Arrow
• Generation of Dolby DE, DD and DD+ Bitstreams
• User Control of Dolby DE Channel Config, 16/20 bit, Program Metadata and Frame Position at Video Frame Rate
• Control of Dolby DD and DD+ Channel Config and Bit Rates
• Choice of Audio Ramp or Fixed Tone levels
Dolby® MetadataLink Arrow
• Decoding of Metadata for Dolby DE, DD and DD+
• Indication of Dolby DE Line position – absolute or wrt ideal line
• Indication of CRC errors
• Dolby DD and DD+ Pa Spacing and Data Rate
Dolby® DecoderLink Arrow
• Two independent decoders
• Decode of Dolby DE, DD and DD+
• Creation of LoRo from Dolby DD and DD+ for DownMix monitoring
• Dolby DE Program selection for DownMix monitoring


Video GenerationLink Arrow
• 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI signal generation including pathological test patterns for SDI stress testing (40 patterns in total)
• Selection of moving test patterns
• Loading of user defined test patterns
• Ident, ST 352 payload ID and error generation
Audio GenerationLink Arrow
• Generation of up to 16 channels of Audio
• Independent enabling of the 4 Audio Groups
• Selection of fixed or user definable tones or audio sources
• Master level control
• Phase inversion per channel
Generator TimingLink Arrow
• User control of the timing of the Generator output wrt Reference
• Line and Pixel Control

ANC Toolset

ANC StatusLink Arrow
• Simple grid layout for rapid visual checking of VANC/ANC anciliary data packets
• Packet type display: Present, Absent or Fault
• User definable selections with DID or SDID codes
ANC InspectorLink Arrow
• Ancillary data packet analyser
• User definable DID/SDID search editor
• Cursor links to Data View and Picture tools
• Freeze and freeze on trigger function
SDI Data ViewLink Arrow
• Allows analysis of complex faults particularly in an R&D environment
• Detailed view of data words in the SDI stream
• Grid and Stream views
• Color coding to help identification
• Linked to Picture and ANC Inspector cursors

Fault Finding & Logging

Frame GrabLink Arrow
• Grab and looped playback of single or multiple frames
• Export and Import of grabbed files
• Manual or Trigger controls
• Trigger on errors in ANC, CRC and EDH
Screen CaptureLink Arrow
• Useful for test documentation and reporting
• Capture of HDMI Screen output to BMP
• Rx 2000 capture of right hand screen to BM
LoggingLink Arrow
• Record of Detected Events for: Video, Audio, AES, Dolby, ANC and Eye/Jitter
• Video Events include: Input Status, EDH/ CRC, TRS and CRC errors
• Audio Events include Clip, Quiet and Mute with level and time thresholds
• Dolby Status includes Dolby DE CRC errors and frame timing outside the ‘ideal range’

Rear Panel


Formats supported (generation, analysis & monitoring)


Video inputs / outputs

4 – 8 x SDI for 2K/3G/HD/SD, 75 Ohm terminated BNC Inputs

1 – 4 RTE™ Real-Time Eye input (2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI)

SFP+ MSA/NON-MSA 12 Gbps copper or fiber SDI, 10G Ethernet

Audio inputs / outputs

8 channel 48kHz PCM audio on HDMI and SDI Instrument outputs

AES input AES 3-ID, SMPTE 276M-1995, 75 Ohm BNC

Stereo analog audio output, (via 26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)

Calibrated stereo balanced analog audio output (option module)

LTC input (via 26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)

User interface

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

SDI instrument output, 1920 x 1080, 4:2:2 YUV, BNC 75 Ohm


Reference/VITC input, passive loop through, BNC 75 Ohm compensated

Networking & control

Ethernet remote control via browser, RJ45 connector, 10/100Base-T

IP sockets based remote control as standard

8 x GPI I/O (via 26 pin high density ‘D’ Type socket)

Front panel USB 2.0 host port type A socket + 2 rear panel USB 2.0 ports

FPGA firmware/software upgrade via Ethernet/USB


Front panel headphone connector 6.3mm (1/4 inch) stereo jack

Internal loudspeaker (beeper)

Front panel volume/gain control

Form factor

Dimensions 440 x 44 x 170 mm (width x height x depth) excluding ears & projections

Weight 2.0 kg

1RU 19″ rack mount


Power consumption 24W typical 70W max (variable on modules inserted)

4 Pin XLR power connector, 12V nominal (9V-18V)

AC Power adaptor (included), 90-264VAC, 120W

Whisper quiet temperature controlled fan (1 x 40mm external)


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


Rx 1000

Rx 1000 (1RU) with 1 x channel Analyzer module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio)
includes Closed Captions, Loudness monitoring and Audio Meters


Rx 1000 (1RU) with 1 x channel Analyzer module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio) plus Eye/Jitter analysis
includes Closed Captions, Loudness monitoring and Audio Meters


Rx 1000 (1RU) with 1 x channel Analyzer/Generator module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio)
includes Closed Captions, Loudness monitoring and Audio Meters


Rx 1000 (1RU) with 1 x channel Analyzer/Generator module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio) plus Eye/Jitter analysis
includes Closed Captions, Loudness monitoring and audio meters

I/O expansion modules (up to 3 additional I/O expansion modules can be added to the above Rx 1000 units)

Additional 1 x Analyzer module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio)


Additional 1 x Analyzer module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio) plus Eye/Jitter analysis


Additional 1 x Analyzer/Generator module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio)


Additional 1 x Analyzer/Generator module (HD/SD-SDI & embedded audio) plus Eye/Jitter analysis


4 x AES audio analyzer/generator with AES routing module


3G plus advanced formats (422/444, YUV/RGB, 10/12-bit) + 2K-SDI


Dual Dolby decode, bit stream metadata analyzer and framing indication for Dolby E, D and D+


Dolby Bitstream Analyzer (1 license supports up to 4 input modules)


Dolby Bitstream Generator (requires PHRXM-GDL, AG, AGE or 4AES)


Analog audio line level output converter


SDI data view/ANC packet analyzer


Desktop fitting kit with adjustable feet and handles

Rx SFP Modules

SFP optical transceiver 3G/HD/SD-SDI


SFP optical dual transmitter 3G/HD/SD-SDI


SFP optical dual receiver 3G/HD/SD-SDI


SFP optical transceiver 3G/HD/SD-SDI


SFP optical dual transmitter 3G/HD/SD-SDI

Rx Extended Warranty Options

Rx 3 Year Warranty


Rx 5 Year Warranty

*One year warranty included as standard.

Note: Rx 1000 is a modular solution, and other configurations are available. Please contact PHABRIX Sales for more information.