Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
31/08/2012

Leader Instruments Announces LV 7770 Availability

Leader Instruments LV 7770 rasterizing multi-SDI monitor are now in production.
First demonstrated at NAB 2012 and now deliverable, the LV 7770 incorporates all the test and measurement features of Leader's award-winning LV 5770 multi-SDI field monitor in a compact unit which can be used free-standing or integrated into a studio desk.
Leader's LV 7770 enables programme production and post-production staff as well engineering supervisors in television and facilities to check the quality of their video and audio content on a much larger screen than can be accommodated in a portable instrument. It has two auto-sensing 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI inputs and can perform tests on a total of 17 video signal formats ranging from standard-definition up to 720p, 1080i and 1080p high-definition. Tri-level sync or NTSC or PAL blackburst are accepted for external reference. The selected input is reclocked and can be fed downstream.
Fully controllable from its front panel, via Ethernet or from the optional LV 7770-01 dedicated remote control panel, the instrument employs a user interface essentially identical to the existing LV 5770, LV 5800 and LV 5700A. This ergonomic similarity allows operators to move easily between devices.
The LV 7770 feature set encompasses waveform, vectorscope, peak video level display, SDI/external-sync phase difference, audio, picture and data monitoring functions. Displays can be viewed at full screen size or in assignable combinations. Extensive error detection and error logging facilities are incorporated, including gamut detection and adjustable error thresholds. Digital analysis screens Include data dump as well as equivalent cable length readings.
Also available within the LV 7770 are Leader's unique Cinelite II relative brightness analyser, 3D Assist stereoscopic signal evaluator, EIA-708/EIA-608 closed caption data display, active format description data display, optional physical layer testing and ancillary data display.
A separate audio option card supports integral audio tools include Dolby metadata analysis and simultaneous display of 16 channels of SDI-embedded audio, audio loudness display, measurement of lip-sync timing.
Composite signal monitoring, audio monitoring and eye pattern monitoring are available as optional extras.
The rasterizer outputs test results and images through a DVI-I feed at XGA resolution, delivering high display quality. An HDMI output is also available and outputs picture plus audio to an external monitor for easy observation of source material.
The Leader LV 7770 is DC powered to allow easy use on location and comes complete with an AC adapter.
With the LV 7770 rasterizer, LV 5770 field instrument and the expandable modular LV 5800, Leader is now able to offer one test solution in three convenient configurations.
www.LeaderAmerica.com
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

22/03/2017
Jünger Audio Demos Audio Processors At CABSAT 2017
Jünger Audio will be promoting its Smart Audio concept at this year's CABSAT exhibition in Dubai (Booth 102, Hall 1) by focusing attention on effectiv
01/08/2017
Kenro 'Frees The Audio'
Messy and potentially dangerous trailing mic leads are set to become a thing of the past thanks to the cutting edge technology that's driving Saramoni
24/07/2017
Audio-Technica & Allen & Heath Float Ferry's Boat
During an extensive tour that will see him play headline shows and festivals across Europe and the US, Bryan Ferry is relying on Audio-Technica AE6100
20/07/2017
CallMe Provides Broadcasters With Easy-To-Use Audio Over IP
CallMe is a cloud-based communications platform for audio codecs which handles all the complicated stuff and provides the user with a simple click-and
15/05/2017
Spiritland Delivers Supreme Sonic Experience With Audio-Technica
Created as a space to "celebrate artistry and indulge the senses", Spiritland's world-class, bespoke sound system makes it one of London's most exciti
12/05/2017
Jünger Audio Delivers Loudness Control To Al Jazeera
One of the world's largest news organisations, Al Jazeera, has chosen Jünger Audio's acclaimed loudness management technology to control and regulate
04/05/2017
Calrec Audio Reveals V8 Software Updates At NAB 2017
Calrec Audio has revealed a number of updates to its V8 software. The new developments were unveiled by the company at the recent 2017 NAB Show in Las
25/04/2017
Lawo Launches Flagship Audio Mixing Console At NAB 2017
Lawo has launched its new flagship audio mixing console, the fully IP-based mc²96 Grand Production Console, at NAB 2017. The new console has been spec
20/04/2017
750mph Completes Audio Facility Upgrade
London-based 750mph has completed an expansion and upgrade project of its audio facilities. The project centred around Fairlight's EVO modular console
07/04/2017
Calrec Audio Unveils New Artemis Console
Calrec Audio has announced that it will launch a new Artemis console at NAB 2017, Booth C3118. Artemis Ray has 456 fully featured input channels and c
24/03/2017
Rerecording Mixer Tom Marks Chooses NUGEN Audio
NUGEN Audio (NA) has announced that renowned rerecording mixer Tom Marks is using NA's Halo Upmix and MasterCheck Pro on the mix for the hit Netflix s
09/10/2012
LV 7700-01 Remote Controller Introduced At CAPER 2012
Leader Instruments has chosen Argentine broadcast electronics show CAPER 2012 as the launch venue for its LV 7770-01 remote control unit. Designed for
27/09/2017
NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix Helps Create Mix for Kingsman: The Golden Circle
BAFTA® award-winning and Academy Award® nominated Audio Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith is currently relying on NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix for the Twentieth
25/09/2017
Bexel Launches New Sideline Audio/Video Cart
Bexel has launched its new Sideline Audio/Video Cart, a plug-and-play solution for streamlining the acquisition of field audio and video feeds in stad
22/09/2017
NUGEN Audio Previews New AMB Dolby Module
At the recent IBC Show 2017, NUGEN Audio showcased a beta version of its AMB Dolby Module. AMB is designed to improve workflow efficiency for a range