Stream monitoring with iStats App

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The Quicklink 1U Encoder is an industry standard 19” 1U format system, with a solid state drive. The encoder has been introduced by Quicklink to complement the existing Live broadcast options. Ideal for SNG truck mounting and due to its shallow footprint, this can be installed into the smallest 19”racks.

Product Highlights

  • Adaptive/Resilient Mode
  • Ideal for remote bureaus or SNG’s
  • Bond multiple network connections
  • HEVC/H.265 option to encode with each profile
  • Reliable performance with Adaptive Forward Error Correction algorithms
  • Automatic Bandwidth Speed Detection with Automatic Adjustment
  • Low latency IFB 75 ms
  • Inmarsat BGAN HDR Integration, optimisation and control
  • CIF to full HD resolution
  • Quiet desktop operation
  • One touch operation, direct remote control
  • Automatic detection of input sources
  • Resilient IP transport with synchronised audio
  • Quick restart feature on power failure
  • Bandwidth-smoothing for optimal network performance and packet re-ordering feature
  • Remote control from mobile devices, all web browsers supported
  • Balanced analogue and embedded SDI audio
  • AES / EBU Audio
  • Remote Management Ethernet Port for bare metal restore
  • Automatic Access Point Name (APN) detection
  • Support for 3G/4G modems

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Solution Overview

 

Satellite: Optimisation and Adaptive Mode on our advanced software ensures that the 1U Encoder offers reliability and robust performance by compensating for any satellite degradation. The 1U Encoder has been fully optimised to
detect and remote control the BGAN HDR terminals.

Satellite: Optimisation and Adaptive Mode on our advanced software ensures that the 1U Encoder offers reliability and robust performance by compensating for any satellite degradation. The 1U Encoder has been fully optimised to detect and remote control the BGAN HDR terminals.

Easy setup: Superior quality stable transmissions are achieved with ease. The Quicklink 1U Encoder offers genuine ‘plug and play’ capability. Set up and operation could not be easier. Simply use the front panel and go live with a single button press. There are no monthly subscription costs and no complicated central server.

Direct Remote Access: The 1U Encoder can be accessed directly via the desktop interface or remote accessed using any windows or android mobile device. On location a live preview of the video is available for confidence monitoring.

Native Bonding (included): With enhanced bonding algorithms the Quicklink 1U Encoder offers flexibility and resilience with the added back-up of 3G/4G technology via the 4 USB ports. Plug in any 3G/4G dongle as a cost effective option for cellular bonding. The 1U encoder will work seamlessly with the full range of existing Quicklink systems and solutions.

 

iStats App

The Quicklink iStats App allows you to monitor your Quicklink video encoders wherever you are, in an instant, in real time. Synchronise the app with your encoders and continuously track their statuses and performance. The Quicklink iStats App stays on alert and guarantees you peace of mind!

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Features

  • Connection speed and signal strength monitoring
  • On and Off air transmission updates. Your apple device will vibrate if the video streaming is interrupted
  • Talkback status
  • Source information

How does it work?

Connect your Apple device to your Quicklink Encoder’s Wi-Fi. Once the connection is set-up, you are ready to go. Your Mobile Data can be disabled if required. You will instantaneously  and automatically receive the encoder’s status data on your Apple device screen.

If you wish to monitor another Quicklink Encoder, select the new encoder’s Wi-Fi connection.

Pricing and Availability

  • Quicklink iStats is available on the App Store free of charge
  • iStats requires iOS 9.2 or later
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple watches

The Quicklink 1U Encoder Workflow Applications

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Technical Information

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Rear I/O ports 2 x RJ45 Gigabyte ethernet port for connection to satellite, ADSL, (Thuraya /Inmarsat BGAN / Ka-SAT etc.), 2x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 ports for plugin to 3G/4G dongles, DVI out, HDMI out, 3.5mm I/O Audio.
Additional options External Wi-Fi via 3rd party extenders
Hard drive Industrial solid state 120GB HD storage
Video formats SD: 625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSCHD: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Colour Precision 4:2:2 10 bit
Colour Space 4:2:2 YUV
Video inputs 1x SDI Video 10 bit SD/HD switchable
Video MPEG-4 Video part 10 (AVC/H.264/H.265), Baseline, Main and High Profile & Priority enhancement
Talkback 1 X Analogue 3.5mm Jack Audio IFB / Talkback connectors
Audio inputs SDI Embedded Audio or HMDI
Audio sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24 bit
Audio codec AAC-HE2 24Kbps to 320Kbps
Video codec H.264/H.265 video codec. 64KB to,20MB
Power requirement 100 - 240v
Operation temperature 0 to +55oC
Size and weight 1U rack mounted L 10.5” x W 19” x H 1.75” – 3.9kg
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