Sierra Video Ponderosa 32x64 HD/SDI Rdnt PS Non-Rdnt CPU 4RU Matrix Switch

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Ponderosa features multi-rate digital video boards that handle standard serial digital video signals including SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 344M and DVB-ASI up to 540 Mbps along with HD serial digital video signals conforming to SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 424 3G. The Ponderosa control system also allows easy set up for 3.0Gbps two-channel operation (Dual Link).

Ponderosa is outfitted with a standard TCP/IP port for IP (Ethernet) control via Mac or PC and offers an RS-232/422 serial interface supported by all major third party control systems. Fiber optic I/O boards, A-to-D and D-to-A video cards, redundant processors and power supplies are optional. Ponderosa routing switchers are interoperable with any Sierra Video routing switcher, including analog or digital audio, component video or our RS-422 machine control router.

Features:

  • HD-SDI/SDI multi-format flexibility
  • 19Mbps – 3Gbps HD-SDI/SDI video
  • Up to 64x64 in 4RU frame, up to 128x128 in 8RU frame
  • Modular design: expandable by 8 input and/or 8 output increments
  • Fiber optic I/O board set option – direct connection for single mode LC connectors
  • D-to-A video card option for monitoring or distribution of composite video
  • A-to-D video card option for conversion and routing of composite NTSC/PAL to 270Mbps SDI
  • Intelligent reclocking options
  • Hot-swappable video I/O boards, CPU boards, and power supplies
  • Optional redundant power supplies and controllers
  • Full range of Sierra control hardware and software components, including remote control panels, IP and serial control
  • Supported by most major third party control systems
  • GPI/GPO control/alarms
Typical Configurations :

Ponderosa is expandable by 8 input and/or 8 output increments up to 64x64 in a 4RU frame.

6464HD3G
6432HD3G
4832HD3G
4816HD3G

Performance Specifications:

HD-SDI/SDI Multi-Rate Digital Video

Data Rates: 19Mbps – 2.97Gbps
Data Types: SMPTE 424, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 259,
SMPTE 344M, SMPTE 292M, DVB-ASI, ITU-R BT.601

Jitter: <0.2 UI

Input
Video Level: 800mV p-p +/-10%
Impedance: 75 Ohm
Return Loss: <-15dB up to 1.5GHz
Cable Equalization Range: 0-100 meters for SMPTE 292M or SMPTE 372M, Belden 8281,
0-300 meters for all other standards, Belden 8281
Connector Type: BNC

Output
Video Level: 800mV p-p +/- 10%
Impedance: 75 Ohm
Return Loss: <-22dB up to 1.5GHz
Rise/Fall Times: < 270psec
Connector Type: BNC

Fiber Optic Module

Input
Input module accepts eight (8) fiber optical connectors
Connector Type:                    LC
Fiber Type:                             Single-mode
Wavelength:                          1310 (nm)
Data Rate:                               50Mbps to 3Gbps
Min. Optical Output Power: -5dBm
Max. Distance @ 3Gbps:    10 km

Output
Output module accepts eight (8) fiber optical connectors
Connector Type:                   LC
Fiber Type:                             Single-mode
Wavelength:                          1310 (nm)
Data Rate:                               50Mbps to 3Gbps
Min. Optical Output Power: -5dBm
Max. Distance @ 3Gbps:    10 km

AES/EBU Digital Audio (AES3)

Data Rates: 32KHz - 96KHz
Jitter: <0.025 UI p-p
Maximum distance: 100 m
Cable: STP

Input
Audio Level: 6V p-p for 110 Ohm systems
Return Loss: <-30dB @ 6MHz
Minimum Input: 1V p-p
Connector Type: 8 balanced lines plus removable terminal strips for 110 Ohm systems

Output
Audio Level: 6V p-p for 110 Ohm systems
Return Loss: <-30dB @ 5MHz
Connector Type: 8 balanced lines plus removable terminal strips for 110 Ohm systems

AES/EBU Digital Audio (AES3id)

Data Rates: 32KHz - 96KHz
Jitter: <0.025 UI p-p
Maximum distance: 100m
Cable: BNC

Input
Audio Level: 1V p-p for 75 Ohm systems
Return Loss: <-30dB @ 6MHz
Minimum Input: 1V p-p
Connector Type: BNC converter panels for 75 Ohm systems

Output
Audio Level: 1V p-p for 75 Ohm systems
Return Loss: <-30dB @ 5MHz
Connector Type: BNC converter panels for 75 Ohm systems

Analog Audio

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20KHz +/-0.1dB
Dynamic Range: 90dB reference +24dBu
Crosstalk: >80dB @ 1KHz, >60dB @ 10KHz
IM & THD: =0.05% +24dBu

Input
Maximum Source Level : +24dBu
Impedance: > 10K Ohm balanced
Connector Type: Lockable 5-pin terminal block

Output
Maximum Source Level: +24dBu
Impedance: 150 Ohm balanced
Connector Type: Lockable 5-pin terminal block

Control

Serial: 3 general purpose 9 pin-D, each switchable RS-232 or RS-422 9600, 38400, 115200 baud
Protocols: SVS host, simple Kramer and select others
Ethernet: 10/100 Base-T, full duplex, RJ-45 connector
Protocols: ARP, ICMP, TCP/IP, Telnet, HTTP
Web Server: For control
Redundant Control Processor: Optional
Control Panels: Supports full line of SCP remote control panels
Legacy SVS Product Control: 25 pin-D expansion port, up to 8 additional signal levels
GPI/GPO: 5 inputs/5 outputs

General

Rack Unit/Frame Size
Up to 64x64: 4RU
Up to 128x128: 8RU

Dimensions
Up to 64x64: 19”w x 7”h x 20 3/8”d
Up to 128x128: 19”w x 14”h x 20 3/8”d
Mounts in standard 19” rack
Depth measurements do not include front panel hardware or rear cabling

Power: 90 VAC -> 240 VAC 50/60Hz (<150 Watts) auto-detecting
Redundant Power Supply: Optional
Storage Temperature: -40° to +150° F
Operating Temperature: 30° to 100° F ambient
Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing




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