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Integrated Production Switcher Options

Broadcast Pix offers tightly integrated live production systems but each production has different needs. Here are the software and hardware options to further integrate data and external devices, as well as greatly expand I/O and storage. Your Broadcast Pix dealer can help you customize your production workflow to meet your unique requirements.

Switcher Options

OPTIONS
 ROADIE 
 FLINT 
 MICA 
 GRANITE 
 Option #
 

PixPlay

PixPlay is a software option that will allow any Broadcast Pix switcher to provide slow motion control to a Blackmagic Hyperdeck or AJA Ki Pro disk recorder.

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Yes Yes
Yes
Yes
#804 Broadcast Pix PixPlay Slow Motion

VOX

VOX™ automated video production is a revolutionary option that features a 1 RU panel with 8 audio inputs each. VOX eliminates the need for a technical director during many live video productions, as it detects which microphone is active, switches to that camera, and triggers Fluent Macros assigned to that microphone. 2 available models > VOX which controls up to 22 cameras, 128 microphones and up to 12 outputs and VOX Lite that controls up to 4 microphones. 

Learn more about VOX
Yes
Yes Yes
Yes
#788-789 Broadcast Pix VOX

Rapid CG LT

Rapid CG LT lets the audience become part of the production by connecting to Twitter and other cloud-based sources. RSS, clock and weather feeds can flow directly into on-air graphics, and Tweets can flow directly to air or be pre-screened with a built-in management system. Plus action buttons can trigger multiple tags.

Learn more about Rapid CG LT
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  Yes   Yes
Yes
#176 Rapid CG Lite

Rapid CG

Rapid CG enables to you to update dual channels of on-air graphics at once from local and cloud-based content databases, news automation, and scoreboards. Streamline your graphics creation when tied to the already integrated Inscriber CG. Start with easy, quick and accurate templates. Have an RSS, XML, or Twitter feed automatically update multiple graphics and fields. Connect the CG to a database for unlimited access to dynamically updated stats and facts, much faster than ever before. Create your own action buttons to manually increment any text or number, like a score. Add times, dates, clocks (with by-the-second refresh) and now Daktronics and OES scoreboard integration. It’s the perfect option for numerous applications with rapidly-changing data: sports, elections, auctions, game shows and more.  

Learn more about Rapid CG
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes #172 Rapid CG 3

iPixPanel > The iPad Control App

The iPixPanel recreates a classic switcher layout, including auto transition and cut buttons, plus eight-input program and preview busses with shift for 16 inputs. It adds device controls for the graphics system, clips store, etc. It also features PixButtons, which dynamically change to show the device attached and even the file name currently loaded, so you can tell at a glance what is loaded on every input, key, and file library button. Version 2 is now available. 

Learn more about iPixPanel
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Yes
Yes
(App Store) iPixPanel

iPixPad

The iPixPad™ application, a FREE app, allows users of a Broadcast Pix™ system to control their switcher system remotely from their iPhone or iPod Touch through a WiFi connection. The iPixPad replicates a PixPad from the systems control panel and allows users to select and recall CG, Still, Logo and Clip content as well as trigger macros directly from their handheld device.  

Learn more about iPixPad
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
(App Store iPixPad

Remote Panel

This 1 RU physical remote panel controls auxes & macros from anywhere on the network.

Learn more about Remote Panel
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No
Yes
Yes
#110  Remote Panel

Premium Server

Upgrade your Granite system to maximize system redundancy. Premium Server adds RAID 5 array for media drives, offering excellent performance and mirrored blocks to ensure redundancy. This also provides redundant power supplies and rack rails. 

No
No
No
Yes
#211 Granite Premium Server

Quad Monitor Multi-View

Quad monitor support for new systems, increases standard 2 to 4 monitors. Included on Granite X

No
No
No
Yes
#341  Quad Monitor Multi-View

Advanced Keyers

Increases Chroma and Luminance Keys to 8
No
No
Yes Yes
#140 Advanced Keyers

Audio Follows Video

Control digital audio mixers via midi protocol, includes USB>MIDI adapter

Yes
Yes Yes
Yes
#880 Audio Follows Video

DDR Control

Control an external server from your panel’s PixPad, including servers from Omneon, Harris, Grass Valley and 360 Systems. View clip names on the PixButtons, use the panel’s motion controls to play, pause or stop. Clips can be set to auto-start on transition to air.

Yes
Yes
Yes Yes
#823-824  DDR Control

External Tally

Keep talent and crew informed which camera is on the air with these external USB tally controllers. Choose either the 8-out tally, 8-GPI input or opt for the 24-out tally for larger productions.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
#24,28 External Tally

Keys 4/5/6

Increases standard 3 keyers to 6 (included in Mica 2000)

No
No
Yes
Yes
#126 Keys 4/5/6

Additional Harris CG

Additional license for remote Harris GS CG creation
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
#161
2 Harris CG Licenses

3D Joystick Control

Upgrade to 3 Axis Joystick for 500 Control Panel

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes #31 3D Joystick Control

Additional SoftPanel License

Increases standard 1 SoftPanel license by 1, also known as a virtual panel

Yes
Yes Yes Yes #100 Additional SoftPanel

3 Additional SoftPanel Licenses

Increases standard 1 SoftPanel license by 3, also known as virtual panels

Yes
Yes Yes
Yes #103 3 Additional SoftPanels

Robotic Camera Control

External control of:

  • Sony Cameras
  • Hitachi Cameras
  • Panasonic Cameras
  • Telemetrics Cameras
Learn more about Camera Control
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Yes Yes
Yes #800-803
Robotic Camera Control

RS-422 Converters

Extend camera control environments 

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes #811 RSS-422 Converters

VDCP Server Control

VDCP Control of 360 Systems, EditShare, Grass Valley K2 or Harris Nexio servers

Yes
Yes
Yes Yes #823 VDCP Server Control

Omneon DDR Control

VDCP Control of Omneon servers

Yes
Yes
Yes Yes
#824 Omneon DDR Control

On-site Training

One or several days of training

Yes
Yes
Yes Yes #601-604  On-site Training

Extended Warranty

Adds a second year for parts and labor

Yes
Yes
Yes Yes #726-728  Extended Warranty
 
To learn more about our switcher features, contact our local Broadcast Pix representative.

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