ETC ADC8032A

Ross Video Limited
ADC-8032A
ADC-8032A-S
Analog Composite
to SDI Decoder
User Manual
Ross Part Number: 8032AD-004
Issue: 04
ADC-8032A • Analog Composite to SDI Decoder User Manual
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Ross Part Number: 8032AD-004
Document Issue: 04
Printing Date: November 12, 2003. Printed in Canada.
Software Issue: 1.00
The information contained in this User Manual is subject to change without notice or obligation.
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Notice
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notice and should not be construed as a commitment by Ross Video Limited. Ross Video Limited
assumes no responsibility or liability for errors or inaccuracies that may appear in this manual.
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Important Regulatory and Safety Notices to Service Personnel
Please review the following material to avoid injury to personnel and to prevent product damage.
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All product servicing should be carried out by qualified service personnel.
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This product may require specific equipment, and/or installation procedures to be
carried out to satisfy certain regulatory compliance requirements. The following
notices have been included in the manual, to call attention to these specific
requirements.
Symbol Meanings
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Protective Earth — This symbol alerts the user of the need to
have a protective grounding source to avoid damage to electronic
components.
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Caution — This symbol alerts the user to a procedure which may
cause irreversible problems. Refer to important safety and
compliance information.
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Warning Hazardous Voltages — This symbol alerts the user
to the presence of an insulated dangerous voltage within the
enclosure of the product.
Important Safety Instructions
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Do not use this device near water. Hazardous voltages can occur.
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Clean only with a dry cloth.
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Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions.
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Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
devices (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
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Do not defeat the safety purposes of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding-type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong is
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
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Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the device.
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Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
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Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when not in use for long periods of
time.
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Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the
device has been damaged in any way, such as: power-supply cord or plug is
damaged, objects have fallen into the device, the device has been exposed to rain or
moisture, the device does not operate normally or has been dropped.
Power Cord and Supply Grounding Requirements
The safe operation of this product requires that a protective earth
connection be provided. This protective earth is provided by the
grounding conductor in the equipment’s supply cord. To reduce the risk
of electrical shock to operator and service personnel, this ground
conductor must be connected to an earthed ground.
This product is equipped with a Class 1 Type power supply, which for safe operation
requires the use of a protective earth connection. To reduce the risk of electrical shock,
use only properly earthed three-conductor type line cords as outlined below:
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North American Line Cords 100 - 120 Volts
In North America, use only certified IEC 320-C13, 10A/125V, SVT type line cords.
Conductors are CEE color coded blue (neutral), brown (line) and green/yellow (ground).
North American product orders come equipped with a single 10A/125V SVT type line
cord for each RossGear or GearLite product ordered.
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International Line Cords 200 - 240 Volts
This product is designed for use with certified IEC 320-C13, 10A/250V - H03 VV-F3G
1.00mm2 type line cords.
International product orders come equipped with a single certified 10A/250V line cord,
utilizing a molded 3-pin IEC 320-C13 type connector at one end and stripped conductors
at the other. Conductors are CEE color-coded: blue (neutral), brown (line), and
green/yellow (ground). Installation of an appropriately approved A/C wall plug certified
for the country of use by a qualified electrician is required.
Alternatively, other IEC 320 C-13 type power supply cords may be used provided that
they meet all safety requirements necessary for the country in which they are to be used.
EMC Notices
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FCC
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class A digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a
commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction
manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this
equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case users
will be required to correct the interference at their own expense.
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CE
This product has been tested and meets the requirements of the European CE marking
directive. A copy of the CE Declaration of Conformity can be provided upon request.
Maintenance/User Serviceable Parts
Routine maintenance to this RossGear or GearLite product is not required. This product
contains no user serviceable parts. If the module does not appear to be working properly,
please contact Technical Support using the numbers listed under the “Contact Us”
section on the last page of this manual. All RossGear GearLite products are covered by a
generous 3-year warranty and will be repaired without charge for materials or labor
within this period. See the “Warranty and Repair Policy” section in this manual for
details.
Contents
Introduction
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In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................1-1
A Word of Thanks....................................................................................................1-1
Overview ..................................................................................................................1-1
Functional Block Diagram .......................................................................................1-2
Features ....................................................................................................................1-3
Documentation Terms ..............................................................................................1-4
Abbreviations ...........................................................................................................1-4
Installation and Setup
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In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................2-1
Static Discharge........................................................................................................2-1
Unpacking ................................................................................................................2-1
Jumper Setup ............................................................................................................2-2
Board Installation .....................................................................................................2-3
Cable Connections....................................................................................................2-3
User Controls
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In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................3-1
User Controls............................................................................................................3-2
Troubleshooting Checklist .......................................................................................3-4
Using Banks
4-1
In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................4-1
General Operating Rules ..........................................................................................4-1
Selecting Banks ........................................................................................................4-2
Using Bank A Functions ..........................................................................................4-6
Using Bank B Functions.........................................................................................4-11
Using Bank C Functions.........................................................................................4-13
Timing Modes ........................................................................................................4-15
SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting
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In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................5-1
Overview ..................................................................................................................5-1
Jumper Setup ............................................................................................................5-2
Frame Connections...................................................................................................5-2
Details.......................................................................................................................5-2
Comlink
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In This Chapter .......................................................................................................................6-1
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Overview ................................................................................................................. 6-1
Cable Construction .................................................................................................. 6-2
Connection and Configuration ................................................................................ 6-3
Specifications
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In This Chapter ...................................................................................................................... 7-1
Technical Specifications.......................................................................................... 7-2
Ordering Information
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In This Chapter ...................................................................................................................... 8-1
ADC-8032A and Related Products ......................................................................... 8-1
Warranty and Repair Policy .................................................................................... 8-2
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Introduction
In This Chapter
This chapter contains the following information sections:
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A Word of Thanks
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Overview
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Functional Block Diagram
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Features
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Documentation Terms
A Word of Thanks
Congratulations on choosing the Ross Video ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder. You
have purchased a powerful, versatile, and advanced decoder. The ADC-8032A is part of a full line of
Digital Conversion Products within the RossGear Terminal Equipment family of products, backed by
Ross Video’s experience in engineering and design expertise since 1974.
You will be pleased at how easily your new ADC-8032A fits into your overall working environment.
Equally pleasing is the product quality, reliability and functionality. Thank-you for joining the group
of worldwide satisfied Ross Video customers!
Should you have a question pertaining to the installation operation of your ADC-8032A, please
contact us at the numbers listed in this publication. Our technical support staff is always available for
consultation, training, or service.
Overview
The ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder is a 10-bit broadcast quality decoder with a 12bit analog to digital converter. It is specifically designed for broadcast or production situations in
which an analog PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N, or NTSC composite signal must be converted to a component
SDI signal. Four SDI outputs are provided. The ADC-8032A fits into the Ross 8000 series digital
frames, with four cards in the DFR-8104A (1RU), and up to ten cards in the DFR-8110A (2RU).
Please refer to the frame User Manual for specific ventilation and cooling instructions to maintain
optimum operating conditions. This card also fits into Leitch* FR-6800 series frames to provide you
with greater installation versatility. The ADC-8032A is available in two different models:
* Leitch is a trademark of Leitch Technology Corporation
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Introduction • 1-1
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ADC-8032A - The base model decoder includes Proc Amp, Line Delay, and Line
Synchronizer timing modes.
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ADC-8032A-S - The “S” model includes a Frame Synchronizer, along with all the
features available on the ADC-8032A
The ADC-8032A-S version comes with a fully functional frame synchronizer, capable of
synchronizing incoming video to house reference. Various timing modes are available to
accommodate most situations. New techniques in frame synchronization contribute to the board’s low
power requirements and compact design. The complete circuit for the ADC-8032A, including a 12-bit
A-D converter, decoder, frame (or line) synchronizer, serializer, TTL tracking delay pulse, and
microprocessor is contained on a single DA-sized card. Additional daughter cards are not required.
A rich set of features is instantly accessible using simple card-edge switches and controls in
conjunction with a concise Heads-Up Display. The ADC-8032A’s 10-bit decoding process provides
excellent performance with all types of picture sources. In order to achieve the highest level of
precision, all signal processing and decoding is performed entirely in the digital domain. The decoder
uses a very sophisticated 5-line comb filter with advanced adaptive control algorithms.
To make configuration simple and easy, the ADC-8032A offers a Heads-Up Display mode for most
board-level adjustments. This display is especially convenient during setup, and for programming
several ADC-8032A cards with identical configurations. With the display enabled, the parameter
currently being adjusted has its value super-imposed over all board outputs. As an alternative to the
Heads-up Display, the board’s Comlink Terminal Display allows you to view all settings
simultaneously on any PC running VT-100 terminal emulation. The only requirement is a connection
between the PC’s serial port and the ADC-8032A’s Comlink connector. This feature is especially
convenient for making adjustments while the card’s output is on air.
The ADC-8032A and the ADC-8032A-S decoders are part of a full line of RossGear digital
distribution products engineered to satisfy the highest quality broadcast standards and the most
demanding requirements of your facility.
Functional Block Diagram
SDI OUT
Analog IN:
NTSC
PAL
PAL-M
PAL-N
Input
Filter &
Clamp
Ross Frame
Reference IN
Color Black
Reference IN
12-Bit
ADC
Master
Reference
5-Line Aperture
Input
Adaptive
Filter &
Decoder
Clamp
&
TBC
Line
Synchronizer
EDH
Insertion
& SDI
Serializer
TTL Tracking
Delay pulse
Alternate Reference
Tracking OUT
Frame
Synchronizer
(-S Version)
Figure 1. Simplified Block Diagram of ADC-8032A Functions
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Features
The following features make the ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder the most flexible,
high-quality decoding card for your analog to digital conversion requirements:
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10-bit decoding with 5-line adaptive comb filter
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12-bit analog to digital conversion
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Handles difficult signals such as satellite or microwave feeds
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Compact design on a single DA-sized card
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Heads-Up display
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Optional Frame Synchronization (no daughter card required)
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Field-upgradeable Frame Synchronization option available
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Extensive Proc Amp controls
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Freeze modes
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Hot-switching
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Horizontal and vertical timing adjustments
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Programmable vertical interval blanking
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Setup adjustment
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Black level offset
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Super black control
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Input and conversion status indicator LED's on card edge
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Auto-detects NTSC/PAL
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Jumper-selectable PAL-M/PAL-N
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Choice of reference inputs
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Four serial digital outputs
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TTL Tracking Delay Output for companion audio synchronizer
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Comlink terminal display
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SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting
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Fits Ross Video 8000 series digital products frames
and Leitch FR-6800 series frames
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5-year transferable warranty
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Introduction • 1-3
Documentation Terms
The following terms are used throughout this guide:
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“Frame” refers to the DFR-8104A and DFR-8110A frames that house the ADC8032A card.
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All references to the DFR-8104A and DFR-8110A also include the
DFR-8104A-C and DFR-8110A-C versions with the cooling fan option. See the
respective User Manuals for details.
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“Operator” and “User” both refer to the person who uses the ADC-8032A.
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“Board”, “Card”, and “Module” all refer to the ADC-8032A decoder board itself,
including all components and switches.
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“System” and “Video system” refers to the mix of interconnected digital and analog
production and terminal equipment in which the ADC-8032A operates.
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“525-line mode” refers to broadcast situations using NTSC or PAL-M composite
(analog) signal reference inputs.
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“625-line mode” refers to broadcast situations using PAL-B or PAL-N composite
(analog) signal reference inputs. All references to PAL in this manual imply that
PAL-B is being used.
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All references to PAL-N are “combination N” (ITU-R BT. 470-6)
Abbreviations
The following abbreviations may be used throughout the text:
Abbreviation
ADC
A-D
D-A
DA
DAC
DDR
DIS
DVR
EN
LOW SIG
RU
SDI
VCR
VTR
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Definition
Analog to Digital Converter
Analog-to-Digital
Digital-to-Analog
Distribution Amplifier
Digital to Analog Converter
Digital Disk Recorder
Disable
Digital Video Recorder
Enable
Low Signal
Rack Unit
Serial Digital Interface
Video Cassette Recorder
Video Tape Recorder
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Installation and Setup
In This Chapter
This chapter contains the following information sections:
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Static Discharge
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Unpacking
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Jumper Setup
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Board Installation
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Cable Connections
Static Discharge
Whenever handling the ADC-8032A and other related equipment, please observe all static discharge
precautions as described in the following note:
Caution
Static discharge can cause serious damage to sensitive
semiconductor devices. Avoid handling circuit boards in high
static environments such as carpeted areas, and when wearing
synthetic fiber clothing. Always exercise proper grounding
precautions when working on circuit boards and related
equipment.
Unpacking
Unpack each ADC-8032A you received from the shipping container, and check the contents against
the packing list to ensure that all items are included. If any items are missing or damaged, contact
your sales representative or Ross Video directly.
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Jumper Setup
Use the following steps to set up ADC-8032A jumpers. These steps are performed before installing
the unit in the frame, but may be repeated as required. Refer to Figure 2 for card jumper locations.
Figure 2. ADC-8032A Jumper Locations
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2.
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Using the figure above and the card silk-screening, set JP5 (Input Select) to select
the input video standard:
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Set jumper on pins 1-4 (Auto) to automatically select between
NTSC and PAL (default setting)
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Set jumper on pins 2-5 (PAL-M) for PAL-M decoding
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Set jumper on pins 3-6 (PAL-N) for PAL-N decoding
An analog composite reference is required for Line Sync and Frame Sync modes.
Using the figure above and the card silk-screening, set Jumper JP3 (Ext Ref) to
determine the location from which you want to obtain external reference.
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Set jumper on pins 1-2 (Frame) to obtain the reference from the frame’s
master reference (analog reference) connector (default setting)
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Set jumper on pins 2-3 (O/P8) to obtain the reference from connector 8 on
the back-plane
(Optional) Using the figure above and the card silk-screening, set Jumper JP4
(269M Fault Reporting) to enable or disable the card’s SMPTE alarm:
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Set jumper on pins 1-2 (EN) to enable SMPTE fault reporting (default
setting)
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Set jumper on pins 2-3 (DIS) to disable SMPTE fault reporting
(See Chapter 5, “SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting” for details on fault reporting.)
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Board Installation
Use the following steps to install the ADC-8032A in a RossGear 8000 series digital distribution frame:
1.
Refer to the User Manual of the RossGear 8000 series frame, to ensure that the
frame is properly installed according to instructions. If this module is to be installed
in any compatible frame other than a Ross Video product, refer to the frame
manufacturer’s manual for specific instructions.
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Please note that heat and power distribution requirements within a frame may dictate
specific slot placement of cards. Cards with many heat-producing components
should be arranged to avoid areas of excess heat build-up, particularly in frames
using convectional cooling.
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After selecting the desired frame installation slot, hold the ADC-8032A card by the
edges and carefully align the card edges with the slots in the frame. Then fully insert
the card into the frame until the rear connection plug is properly seated.
Cable Connections
This section provides instructions for connecting cables to the ADC-8032A when mounted in
RossGear 8000 series Digital Products Frames. See the following frame rear panel diagram for BNC
input and output designations:
IN
SDI Out 2
Analog
Composite
Video In
2
SDI Out 1
1
SDI Out 4
4
TTL Tracking
Delay Pulse
Color Black
Reference In
SDI Out 3
3
6
Not Used
5
8
Comlink
7
Figure 3. ADC-8032A BNC Designations for RossGear Frames
Connect the BNC cables as follows:
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Connect the Analog Composite IN BNC connector to the output of your analog
composite device.
2.
Connect BNCs 1 through 4 to the inputs of four component SDI devices.
3.
Connect BNC 6 to any device that needs to track the video delay through the 8032A
or 8032A-S. (RossGear ADL-8520 AES/EBU Auto Tracking Audio Delay)
The TTL Tracking Delay Pulse is a positive 5V pulse. Its width tracks the video
delay as it passes through the card. The ADC-8032A TTL pulse tracks up to 2 video
lines, the ADC-8032A-S up to 2 fields.
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If you wish to use the Comlink functionality, connect the BNC end of the Comlink
adapter cable (not supplied) to BNC 7. See Chapter 6, “Comlink” for details on this
optional feature.
5.
Connect a video reference one of two ways:
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Installation and Setup • 2-3
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Note
If you wish to obtain the reference directly from the card’s back plane, connect
a composite analog color black reference to BNC 8. Be sure that pins 2-3
(O/P8) are shorted on Jumper JP3. Please refer to the previous section entitled,
“Jumper Setup”.
BNC 8 is terminated at 75-ohms on the card.
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If you wish to reference the card from the frame’s Master Reference connector,
ensure that a composite analog color black reference signal is connected to the
REF BNC on the frame (see Figure 6 in chapter 5). Be sure that Jumper JP3 is
set to pins 1-2 (Frame).
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User Controls
In This Chapter
This section contains the following sections:
Note
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User Controls
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Troubleshooting Checklist
The ADC-8032A uses card edge controls for changing operational
parameters. The card defaults with switch access set to the locked position.
Refer to the “Bank A - F: Lock/Unlock Switch Access” section in Chapter
4, “Using Banks”, before attempting to make any adjustments.
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User Controls • 3-1
User Controls
The following are general descriptions of the user controls identified in the figure below,
presented in normal operating sequence.
Input OK LED
Error LED
6
SW1 Function Select Switch
SW2 Mode Select Switch
Bank A LED
Bank B LED
Bank C LED
In 525 LED
In 625 LED
Ref OK LED
Freeze LED
Access LED
ID Select Switch
Fine Phase Adjust Pot
Figure 4. ADC-8032A Card-edge User Controls
SW1 – Function Select Switch
The SW1 Function Select switch is a 16-position rotary switch used to select functions such as
decoder channel, video standard, and video setup menu items. The SW1 switch works in
conjunction with the SW2 toggle switch; first, the function category is selected with SW1, and
then the SW2 toggle switch is used to select modes or configuration settings within that function
selection. See Chapter 4, “Using Banks” for complete details.
SW2 – Mode Select Switch
The SW2 Mode Select switch is used to enable, disable, and select specific ADC-8032A
functional modes, or configurations, within the operational function menu (selected first with the
SW1 Function Select switch). The Mode Select switch is a 3-position momentary toggle switch
with an automatic spring-return to the center (null or unity) position.
Two methods of toggling SW2 are used to select basic and advanced level menu items.
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Single toggle to select single options
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Hold toggle to scroll through multiple values or options
Toggling the switch for menu selection is made according to two basic menu design categories:
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menu selections utilizing a scrolling wrap-around style of selection (from last
menu item directly back to first menu item)
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menu selections utilizing a bi-directional upper and lower range limit
ID Select Switch
No user adjustment required.
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Fine Phase Adjust Potentiometer
The RV1 Fine Phase Adjust potentiometer adjusts the board’s output delay in sub-pixel
increments, with a range of 0 (zero) to approximately 45ns.
Status and Selection LEDs
The front edge of the card features ten LEDs that display the status of the input signals, and
indicate menu function and configuration selections.
As selections are made from the menu tables, (see Chapter 4, “Using Banks” for complete bank
menu table descriptions), the LEDs display the status of the input signals for each bank, as well as
menu function and configuration selections. Basic LED displays and descriptions are provided in
the following table:
Table 1. Selection and Status LED Descriptions
LED
Color
Display and Description
When lit, this LED indicates that the card is functioning normally and that no
anomalies have been detected. Both of the following conditions must be satisfied:
• A valid input signal is present
• A valid reference signal is present when a reference is required, and
that the reference standard matches the input standard. Selecting
Line Sync or Frame Sync modes require that a reference signal is
present
INPUT
OK
Green
ERROR
Red
BANK A
Green
When lit, this LED confirms that Bank A is selected.
BANK B
Green
When lit, this LED confirms that Bank B is selected.
BANK C
Green
When lit, this LED confirms that Bank C is selected.
IN 525
Green
Lights when the input signal is 525-lines (NTSC or PAL-M).
IN 625
Green
Lights when the input signal is 625-lines (PAL or PAL-N).
REF OK
Green
When lit, this LED indicates a reference signal is present at the Master REF or BNC
input, and that the reference signal is locked.
• On = External reference standard matches the input standard
• Flashing = External reference standard does not match the input
standard
• Off = No external reference is present
FREEZE
Yellow
When lit, this LED indicates that any freeze mode is enabled (both models).
ACCESS
Yellow
When lit, this LED indicates that Switch Access is unlocked. See Bank A Functions,
Mode Select position F. All changes made with Mode Select will affect
ADC-8032A operation.
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When lit, this LED indicates that conditions for INPUT OK are not met.
Mutually exclusive with INPUT OK LED.
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Troubleshooting Checklist
Routine maintenance to this RossGear product is not required. In the event of problems with your
ADC-8032A, the following basic troubleshooting checklist may help identify the source of the
problem. If the module still does not appear to be working properly after checking all possible
causes, please contact your Ross Video products distributor, or the Ross Video Technical Support
department at the numbers listed under the “Contact Us” section at the end of this manual.
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1.
Visual Review – Performing a quick visual check may reveal many problems,
such as connectors not properly seated or loose cables. Check the module, the
frame, and any associated peripheral equipment for signs of trouble.
2.
Power Check – Check the power indicator LED on the distribution frame front
panel for the presence of power. If the power LED is not illuminated, verify that
the power cable is connected to a power source and that power is available at
the power main. Confirm that the power supplies are fully seated in their slots.
If the power LED is still not illuminated, replace the power supply with one that
is verified to work.
3.
Reseat the Card in the Frame – Eject the card and reinsert it in the frame.
4.
Check Control Settings – Refer to the Installation and Operation sections of
the manual and verify all user-component settings including correct BNC
designations.
5.
Input Signal Status – Verify that source equipment is operating correctly and
that a valid signal is being supplied.
6.
Output Signal Path – Verify that destination equipment is operating correctly
and receiving a valid signal.
7.
Module Exchange – Exchanging a suspect module with a module that is known
to be working correctly is an efficient method for localizing problems to
individual modules.
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Using Banks
In This Chapter
This section provides a detailed explanation on using Bank functions. The following topics are
discussed:
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General Operating Rules
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Selecting Banks
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Using Bank A Functions
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Using Bank B Functions
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Using Bank C Functions
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Timing Modes
General Operating Rules
Please note the following important operating rules for the ADC-8032A:
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Note
Whenever the card is powered up, it defaults to Bank A, and the Bank A LED is lit.
The card defaults with switch access set to the locked position.
To unlock the access refer to the “Bank A-F: Lock/Unlock
Switch Access” section in this chapter before attempting to
make any adjustments.
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For each of the supported video formats (NTSC / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N) the card
stores the default or user-adjusted video settings independently in non-volatile
memory. The selection of settings is determined by the setting of JP5 Input select,
the video standard jumper.
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Always check to see that the Input OK LED is lit. If not, check that the inputs are
valid. If a reference is used, check that the reference is valid and that the reference
standard matches the input standard.
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Before making adjustments, choose the method that you wish to use. Three methods
are available:
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Using Banks • 4-1
1.
No display - Adjustments are made using the Function Select and Mode Select
switches, without the assistance of the Heads-Up Display or the Comlink
Display. Results should be confirmed with test equipment suitable for
measuring the parameter being adjusted (such as a waveform monitor or vector
scope).
2.
Heads-Up Display - Adjustments are made using Function Select and Mode
Select switches in conjunction with the Heads-Up Display. Ensure that the
Heads-Up Display is enabled (Bank A, Position 1). Note that the display is
superimposed over all ADC-8032A video outputs.
3.
Terminal Display - Adjustments are made using Function Select and Mode
Select switches in conjunction with the Comlink Display. Ensure that the
Comlink port is properly connected to a PC. Refer to Chapter 8, “Comlink”
for instructions.
Both the Heads-Up Display and the Comlink Display can be used
simultaneously.
Note
Operating Conventions For Function Tables
The following rules apply to the function tables that are used throughout this section:
•
The label “ + ” instructs you to toggle the Mode Select switch (SW2) up
momentarily.
•
The label “ - ” instructs you to toggle the Mode Select switch (SW2) down
momentarily.
•
The label “ + (h) ” instructs you to hold the Mode Select switch (SW2) up for one
second.
•
The label “ - (h) ” instructs you to hold the Mode Select switch (SW2) down for one
second.
Selecting Banks
Function Select switch functionality is divided into three banks of functions. Use the following steps
to select Bank A, B or C as required.
1.
Rotate Function Select (SW1) to position 0. Note that position 0 is always used to
select the bank, regardless of the bank that you are currently using.
2.
Toggle Mode Select (SW2) up or down to choose the desired bank. Three positions
are available: Bank A, B or C.
3.
The table below illustrates each switch function, along with the Heads-Up Display
label, the Status LED indication, and the default value. If you are not using a
display, be sure to verify your selection on the Status LED's.
Table 2. Switch and Bank Selection
Mode Select SW2
+
-
4-2 • Using Banks
Heads-up Display Label
Status LED
Default Bank
A
BANK A
BANK A
A
B
BANK B
BANK B
A
C
BANK C
BANK C
A
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Bank A, B, and C Function Tables
This section presents a detailed charting of all board-level ADC-8032A functions in the following
three tables. The operational usage is explained in the next section.
Table 3. Function Select: Bank A Function Table
SW1
Function
Select
Function
SW2 Mode Select
Options
+
0
Heads Up Display
On-Screen Label and
Value
BANK
-
A
B
C
+ (h)
-
On
Off
Bank Select
A
B
C
A
HEADS UP
ON
OFF
OFF
1
Heads-Up Display
2
N/A
3
N/A
4
N/A
5
N/A
6
N/A
7
N/A
8
Video Gain m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
VID GAIN
(###.#)%
9
Black Level Offset m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
BLK OFF
(##.#) IRE
A
Chroma Gain m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
CHROMA
(###.#)%
B
Hue m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
HUE
(###.#) DEG.
C
CB Gain m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
C B GAIN
(###.#)%
D
Chroma AGC
+
-
On
Off
CHROMA AGC
E
Factory Defaults
+ (h) Reset All
DEFAULT
- (h) Reset Proc Amp
F
Switch Access **
+
- (h)
Locked
Unlocked
Default
Value
ACCESS
ON
OFF
100% *
0 IRE *
100% *
0 DEG. *
100% *
OFF *
ALL RST
N/A
PROC RST
LOCKED
LOCKED
UNLOCKED
Note: Functions, as listed in the Function column as being stored in memory, always power up in the
last known state. All other items, however, power up in the default state, regardless of their previous
state.
* Indicates Proc Amp controls that are affected by position E, Factory Defaults function.
** Locking Switch Access shuts off the Heads-up Display. Unlocking will not restore
the display if it was previously enabled. This must be performed manually.
m
Stored in memory
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Using Banks • 4-3
Table 4. Function Select: Bank B Function Table
SW1
Function
Select
Function
SW2 Mode Select
Options
+
0
Heads Up Display
On-Screen Label and
Value
BANK
-
A
B
C
+
-
On
Off
Bank Select
Default Value
A
B
C
A
SETUP
ON
OFF
ON*
OFF **
1
Setup m
2
N/A
3
VI Blanking m
+
-
Blank
Pass Through
VI BLANK
BLANK
PASS
PASS
4
VI End m
+
-
Increase
Decrease
VI END
(##)
5
SuperBlack m
+
-
Pass Through
Clip
SUPER BLK
PASS
CLIP
PASS
6
V Bit Lock m
+
-
Line 20
Line 10
V BIT LOC
20
10
20
7
N/A
8
N/A
9
N/A
A
N/A
B
N/A
C
N/A
D
N/A
E
N/A
F
N/A
20
Note: Functions, as listed in the Function column as being stored in memory, always power up in the
last known state. All other items, however, power up in the default state, regardless of their previous
state.
* Indicates default PAL/PAL-N setting.
** Indicates default NTSC/PAL-M setting.
m
Stored in memory
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Table 5. Function Select: Bank C Function Table
SW1
Function
Select
SW2 Mode Select
Options
Function
+
0
Bank Select
+
1
Timing Mode
m
m
2
H Delay
3
H Reset
4
V Delay
5
V Reset
6
Set Min. Delay
7
Input Mode
8
m
Freeze Mode , **
9
m
m
Forced Freeze
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
A
B
C
Frame Sync*
Frame Delay*
Line Sync
Line Delay
Increase
Decrease
Zero
No action
Increase
Decrease
Zero
No action
Zero
No action
VTR input
Standard input
Frame
Field 2
Field 1
Freeze**
Pass Through
Freeze**
No Output
Black
Heads Up Display OnScreen Label and Value
BANK
H DELAY
A
B
C
FS
FD
LS
LD
(####)
H RESET
ZERO
TIME MODE
V DELAY
A
LS
(FS on S
model)
0
N/A
(#)
0
V RESET
ZERO
MIN DEL
ZERO
IN MODE
VTR
STAND
FRAME
FLD 2
FLD 1
FORCE
PASS
RE-INIT
FREEZE
NO OUTPUT
BLACK
FREEZE
BLACK
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
FRZ MODE
FREEZE
IN LOSS
Default
Value
N/A
N/A
STAND
FLD 1
PASS
A
Input Loss Mode
m
B
Hotswitch Mode
m
C
Forced Black
D
Forced Mono
E
F
N/A
N/A
Note: Functions, as listed in the Function column as being stored in memory, always power up in the last
known state. All other items, however, power up in the default state, regardless of their previous state.
*
Only available on ADC-8032A-S.
** When Freeze mode is activated the freeze will affect either field 1, field 2, or the entire frame.
m
Stored in memory
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+
-
Freeze**
Black
Off
+ (h) On
Off
+ (h) On
Off
HOTSW MD
FRCD BLK
FRCD MONO
BLACK
OFF
OFF
OFF
Using Banks • 4-5
Using Bank A Functions
The following topics are discussed in this section:
•
Heads-up Display
•
Video Gain
•
Black Level Offset
•
Chroma Gain
•
Hue
•
CB Gain
•
Chroma AGC
•
Factory Defaults
•
Lock/Unlock Switch Access
The card defaults with switch access set to the locked position.
To unlock the access refer to the “Bank A-F: Lock/Unlock
Switch Access” section in this chapter before attempting to
make any adjustments.
Important
Bank A-1: Heads-up Display
Use the following steps to enable or disable the Heads-up display:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate SW1 Function Select to position 1.
2.
Choose the desired display mode:
•
Hold Mode Select up for one second to enable the display.
•
Hold Mode Select down to disable the display.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
1
Note
4-6 • Using Banks
SW2 Mode Select
+ (h)
-
On
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
HEADS UP
ON
OFF
Default
OFF
The display is superimposed over all ADC-8032A video
outputs. Do not use this feature with “on-air” signals.
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Bank A-8: Video Gain
Use the following steps to adjust the ADC-8032A’s output video gain:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position 8.
2.
Adjust video gain up or down as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase video gain.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase video gain continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease video gain.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease video gain continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
8
Note
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
VID GAIN
(###.#)%
Default
100%
Video Gain is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that can be
reset using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
Bank A-9: Black Level Offset
Use the following steps to change the card’s output black level. This setting is a black level offset that
is not affected by the NTSC Setup function (Bank B, Position 1). For example, with Black Level
Offset at 1 IRE and NTSC Setup off, the black level will be 1 IRE. With NTSC Setup on and a setup
level of 7.5 IRE, the black level will be 8.5 IRE.
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position 9.
2.
Choose the desired Black Level Offset setting:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase the black level offset.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase the black level offset continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease the black level offset.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease the black level offset continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
9
Note
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
BLK OFF
(##.#) IRE
Default
0 IRE
Black Level Offset is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that
can be reset using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
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Using Banks • 4-7
Bank A-A: Chroma Gain
Use the following steps to adjust the ADC-8032A’s output chroma gain:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position A.
2.
Adjust chroma gain up or down as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase chroma gain.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase chroma gain continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease chroma gain.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease chroma gain continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
A
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
CHROMA
Default
(###.#)%
100%
Chroma Gain is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that can
be reset using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
Note
Bank A-B: Hue
Use the following steps to adjust the ADC-8032A’s output hue:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position B.
2.
Adjust hue (in degrees) as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to change the hue in a clockwise direction.
•
Hold Mode Select up to change the hue clockwise, continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to change the hue in a counter-clockwise
direction.
•
Hold Mode Select down to change the hue counter-clockwise,
continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
B
Note
4-8 • Using Banks
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
HUE
(###.#) DEG.
Default
0 DEG.
Hue is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that can be reset
using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
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Bank A-C: CB Gain
Use the following steps to adjust the ADC-8032A’s output CB gain:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position C.
2.
Adjust CB Gain up or down as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase CB gain.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase CB gain continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease CB gain.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease CB gain continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
C
Note
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
CB GAIN
(###.#)%
Default
100%
CB Gain is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that can be reset
using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
Bank A-D: Chroma AGC
Use the following steps to enable or disable the Chroma AGC:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position D.
2.
Choose the desired Chroma AGC state:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to enable Chroma AGC.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to disable Chroma AGC.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
D
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
On
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
CHROMA AGC
ON
OFF
Note
Chroma AGC is one of the six “Proc Amp” controls that can
be reset using Factory Defaults (Bank A, Position E).
Note
Care must be taken when turning on the Chroma AGC. This
feature allows the decoder to automatically try and compensate
for any perceived chroma deficiencies. The Video Gain,
Chroma Gain, and CB Gain functions all affect chroma gain
and will confuse the Chroma AGC function.
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Default
OFF
Using Banks • 4-9
Bank A-E: Factory Defaults
This function allows you to return all controls to their default values, or simply the six “Proc Amp”
controls by themselves. Use the following steps to select factory default values:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position E.
2.
Select the desired default settings:
•
Hold Mode Select up to reset all adjustments to their default values.
•
Hold Mode Select down to reset the six “Proc Amp” adjustments to their
default values (Video Gain, Black Level Offset, Chroma Gain, Hue, CB
Gain, and Chroma AGC).
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
E
SW2 Mode Select
+ (h)
- (h)
Reset All
Reset Proc Amp
Heads-Up Display Label
Default
DEFAULT
N/A
ALL RST
PROC RST
Bank A-F: Lock/Unlock Switch Access
The Switch Access function allows you to lock or unlock user access to all adjustment parameters.
The “lock” function should be performed after installation to secure all settings, and to prevent anyone
from accidentally changing the settings. Note the following rules:
•
When access is locked, no adjustments can be made and the Heads-Up Display is
automatically turned off.
•
When you unlock switch access and you wish to use the Heads-Up display again,
you must manually enable it (Bank A, Position 1).
Use the following steps to lock or unlock switch access:
1.
Select Bank A, and rotate Function Select to position F.
2.
Choose the desired access mode:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to lock switch access. Adjustments cannot be
made, and the display is disabled. The ACCESS LED is off.
•
Hold Mode Select down for one second to unlock switch access.
Adjustments can now be made. The ACCESS LED is on.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
A
F
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SW2 Mode Select
+
- (h)
Locked
Unlocked
Heads-Up Display Label
ACCESS
LOCKED
UNLOCKED
Default
LOCKED
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Using Bank B Functions
The following topics are discussed in this section:
•
Setup
•
VI Blanking
•
VI End
•
SuperBlack
•
V Bit Lock
Bank B-1: Setup
Use the following steps to enable or disable setup:
1.
Select Bank B, and rotate Function Select to position 1.
2.
Choose the desired setup value:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to enable NTSC / PAL-M setup.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to disable NTSC / PAL-M setup.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
B
1
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
*
On
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
SETUP
ON
OFF
Default
ON*
OFF**
Indicates default NTSC / PAL-M setting
** Indicates default PAL / PAL-N setting
Bank B-3: VI Blanking
Use the following steps to blank the vertical interval, or allow the signals in the vertical interval to
pass through the ADC-8032A:
1.
Select Bank B, and rotate Function Select to position 3.
2.
Choose the desired blanking mode:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to blank the vertical interval.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to pass the vertical interval.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
B
3
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SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Blank
Pass Through
Heads-Up Display Label
VI BLANK
BLANK
PASS
Default
PASS
Using Banks • 4-11
Bank B-4: VI End
The ADC-8032A has a programmable Vertical Interval function that allows you to set where the VI
ends and the first line of active video begins. Everything up to (but not including) the first line of
active video is considered part of the Vertical Interval and will be affected by this function. In 525line mode, signals in the vertical interval are passed without setup even if setup is enabled. The range
in 525-line mode is line 20 to 22. Use the following steps to select the end point for vertical blanking:
1.
Select Bank B, and rotate Function Select to position 4.
2.
Choose field 1 and field 2 settings, according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase the line at which the VI ends.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease the line at which the VI ends.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
B
4
SW2 Mode Select
+
*
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
VI END (##)
Default
20* or 23**
525-line mode (NTSC / PAL-M) default value is selectable from 20-22
** 626-line mode (PAL / PAL-N) default value is fixed at 23
Bank B-5: SuperBlack
Use the following steps to enable or disable the SuperBlack clipping function:
1.
Select Bank B, and rotate Function Select to position 5.
2.
Choose the desired SuperBlack setting:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to allow the input’s active video signal to pass
through unaltered.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to clip any value below black.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
B
5
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Pass Through
Clip
Heads-Up Display Label
SUPER BLK
PASS
CLIP
Default
PASS
Bank B-6: V Bit Lock
Use the following steps to force the V bit on either line 10 or 20.
1.
Select Bank B, and rotate Function Select to position 6.
2.
Choose the desired line:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to have the V bit set on line 20.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to have the V bit set on line 10.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
B
2
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SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Line 20
Line 10
Heads-Up Display Label
V BIT LOCK
20
10
Default
20
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Using Bank C Functions
The following topics are discussed in this section:
•
Timing Mode
•
H Delay
•
H Reset
•
V Delay
•
V Reset
•
Set Minimum Delay
•
Freeze Mode
•
Forced Freeze
•
Input Loss Mode
•
Hotswitch Mode
•
Forced Black
•
Forced Monochrome
Bank C-1: Timing Mode
The following topics are discussed in this section:
•
About the Timing Mode
•
Timing Mode Summary
•
Bank C-1: Timing Mode Procedure
About the Timing Mode
There are two versions of the ADC-8032A available. The standard ADC-8032A can be timed within
one line in 37ns increments. The ADC-8032A-S with the frame synchronizer can be timed within one
video frame in 37ns increments. The fine phase potentiometer (RV1) is provided for sub-pixel
adjustment.
The presence of a frame synchronizer means that the Frame Delay and Frame Sync modes are
available. Without the frame synchronizer, the Line Delay and Line Sync modes are available.
Looking at it another way, the S version provides a full frame of memory, whereas the non-S version
provides a few lines of memory. This means that the non-S version provides enough timing flexibility
to meet a wide variety of applications. It also means that these cards can be upgraded in the field for
full frame synchronizing capabilities. The following information provides detailed explanations of
when to use each mode, as well as an analysis of the advantages each mode has to offer.
Line Delay (ADC-8032A & ADC-8032A-S)
Line Delay mode uses the input signal to generate the output timing. In other words, it provides a
constant delay between the input and the output. The external reference is not used in any way. This
is useful in applications where a constant delay through the card is required.
The delay through the card has a minimum value, as described in Chapter 7, “Specifications”. Output
timing can be adjusted from this minimum delay up to an additional two lines in sub-pixel increments.
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Using Banks • 4-13
Line Sync (ADC-8032A & ADC-8032A-S)
Line Sync mode uses the external reference to generate the output timing on a line-by-line basis, but
uses the input signal timing to decide when a frame begins.
Whenever a signal is received, the output-timing generator waits for the next falling edge of H Sync
on the external reference before displaying the incoming line. The advantage of this mode is that as
long as all input sources are timed to be on the same line, the output timing stays constant, regardless
of which input is selected. This is very useful in that all sources to the ADC-8032A (for example,
from a routing switcher) only need to be lined up to the same line.
The Line Sync mode has internal latency, so that using minimum delay still means that the output
video will not be lined up with the external reference. To do so would have added even more latency,
which would not be desirable. However, output timing can be delayed by up to two lines from the
minimum delay point on, in sub-pixel increments, so that the output video can be lined up as required.
If two input sources are not on the same line, then switching
from one source to the other causes a jump in the output timing
by an exact number of lines. For example, if the two sources
are 2.5 lines apart, the output will jump by either 2 or 3 lines
depending on the position of the sources with respect to the
external reference.
Note
Threshold Point
As the input signal is delayed in time, there comes a point where the output timing will have to jump
by exactly one line (the output must always come after the input). This point is called the threshold
point. When comparing the input signal with the external reference, the threshold point is 4.25
microseconds before the falling edge of the external reference. In other words, if the input signal’s
falling H sync edge is 4.25 microseconds before the external reference’s falling H sync edge, the input
signal is said to be on the threshold point.
In addition, there is built in hysteresis so that if an input source is on the threshold point, the output
timing will be constant and will not jump back and forth by a line if the input signal varies slightly.
However, if the input signal is exactly on the threshold point, the output timing may vary from one
power up sequence to the other. In other words, the card may power up with different timing than the
previous time it was powered-up. To avoid this condition, it is recommended to keep the input signal
away from the threshold point. One microsecond can be considered a safe distance.
In Line Sync mode, you must keep the falling H sync edge of
the incoming video away from the threshold point.
Note
Frame Delay (ADC-8032A-S)
The Frame Delay mode is identical to the Line Delay mode, except that the output timing can be
delayed by up to a full frame of video. By using almost a full frame of delay, it is possible to set
apparent negative timing, making it look like the output occurs before the input, although delayed by 1
frame.
Frame Sync (ADC-8032A-S)
The Frame Sync mode makes it possible to use asynchronous sources. The output timing is generated
entirely based on the external reference. Whether a synchronous or an asynchronous source is used,
output timing is constant. The delay through the card will be the minimum latency (in the order of
microseconds) to a full frame of delay.
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Timing Modes
This section provides a summary of all Timing Modes.
Line Delay
Use when you do not have an S version and need constant delay through the card.
•
Output timing based on input timing
•
Ignores external reference
•
Has the lowest minimum delay through the card
•
Two-line output timing adjustment window
Line Sync
Use when you do not have an S version and need constant output timing even though input timing may
change. This is the recommended mode for the non-S version.
•
Output timing based on external reference (line by line only)
•
If input sources are timed to be on the same line, the output timing will be constant.
•
Keep input timing away from the threshold point.
Frame Delay
Use when you have an S version and need constant delay through the card.
•
Output timing based on input timing.
•
Ignores external reference.
•
Has the lowest minimum delay through the card.
•
Output timing adjustment window has infinite phasing over a full frame.
Frame Sync
Use when you have an S version and need constant output timing, or when the input is asynchronous
to house reference.
•
Input can be asynchronous.
•
Output timing is constant, regardless of input timing.
•
Output phasing is infinite over a full frame, and the delay through the card varies
from the minimum processing delay up to the minimum processing delay plus a full
frame.
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Using Banks • 4-15
Bank C-1: Timing Mode Procedure
Use the following steps to set the timing mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 1.
2.
Select the desired timing mode according to the following table.
•
Toggle Mode Select up to advance up the list.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to descend down the list.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
1
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Frame Sync *
Frame Delay *
Line Sync
Line Delay
Heads-Up Display Label
TIME MODE
FS
FD
LS
LD
Default
LS
(FS on S
models)
* Indicates ADC-8032A-S only
Bank C-2: H Delay
Use the following steps to adjust the output’s H Delay:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 2.
2.
Increase or decrease the H Delay as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase H Delay by half a pixel (one 27MHzclock period) with each toggle.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase H Delay continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease H Delay by half a pixel (one
27MHz-clock period) with each toggle.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease H Delay continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
2
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
H DELAY
(#)
Default
0
Please note the following important points regarding H Delay:
4-16 • Using Banks
•
If you cross over the maximum H Delay, the value returns to 0 (zero) and the V
Delay value increments by 1.
•
Crossing the minimum delay returns the H Delay value to 1715 (NTSC) or 1725
(PAL) and decrements the V Delay value by 1.
•
Sub-pixel timing adjustments can be made using the RV1 Fine Phase Adjust
potentiometer on the front edge of the card. Turning the pot clockwise increases
delay, whereas turning it counter-clockwise decreases the delay. The range is
approximately 45 ns, which is slightly longer than the step size of the H Delay
function.
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Bank C-3: H Reset
Use the following steps to reset just the H Delay value to 0 (zero). This function is particularly useful
if your adjustment range is far off the mark, or if you simply want to quickly return to zero.
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 3.
2.
Reset H Delay as required:
•
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
3
Toggle Mode Select up to reset H Delay to 0.
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Zero
No action
Heads-Up Display Label
H RESET
ZERO
Default
N/A
Bank C-4: V Delay
Use the following steps to adjust the output’s V Delay:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 4.
2.
Increase or decrease the V Delay as required:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to increase V Delay by one line.
•
Hold Mode Select up to increase V Delay continuously.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to decrease V Delay by one line.
•
Hold Mode Select down to decrease V Delay continuously.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
4
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Increase
Decrease
Heads-Up Display Label
V DELAY
(#)
Default
0
Bank C-5: V Reset
Use the following steps to reset just the V Delay value to 0 (zero).
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 5.
2.
Reset V Delay as required:
•
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
5
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Toggle Mode Select up to reset V Delay to 0.
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Zero
No action
Heads-Up Display Label
V RESET
ZERO
Default
N/A
Using Banks • 4-17
Bank C-6: Set Minimum Delay
Use the following steps to reset both the H Delay and V Delay values to 0 (zero).
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 6.
2.
Reset all delays as required:
•
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
6
Toggle Mode Select up to reset H Delay and V Delay to 0.
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Zero
No action
Heads-Up Display Label
MIN DEL
ZERO
Default
N/A
Bank C- 7: Input Mode
The Input Mode function selects what type of video is being input. The choices are:
•
Standard – standard
•
VTR – input signals that do not have a stable timebase, such as from VTR’s or
VCR’s
When VTR is selected as the video Input Mode, an external reference is required to reclock the input
signal to the house clock. The external reference provides stable output timing.
Use the following steps to set the Input Mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 7.
2.
Select the desired Input mode according to the following table.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
7
•
Toggle Mode Select up to set VTR mode
•
Toggle Mode Select down to set STANDARD mode.
SW2 Mode Select
Heads-Up Display Label
Default
+
-
IN MODE
STAND
VTR mode
STANDARD mode
VTR
STAND
Note
A reference must be connected when in VTR Mode.
Note
A reference must be connected when in VTR Mode. This
mode affects the Hotswitch Mode. Timebase error-prone
signals such as from a VCR will falsely trigger the hotswitch
detector. Thus, an Input Mode selection of VTR will force the
Hotswitch Mode to OFF.
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Bank C-8: Freeze Mode
The input image can be frozen (ADC-8032A-S only) if any of the following conditions occur:
•
The user selects Manual Freeze (Forced Freeze, Bank C, Position 9)
•
There is a loss of input signal (Input Loss Mode, Bank C, Position A)
•
A hotswitch occurs (Hotswitch Mode, Bank C, Position B)
The Freeze Mode function allows you to set the type of freeze that occurs: Field 1, Field 2, or Full
Frame. Use the following steps to set the freeze mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 8.
2.
Select the desired mode according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to advance up the list.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to descend down the list.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
8
SW2 Mode Select
+
Frame
Field 2
Field 1
-
Heads-Up Display Label
FRZ MODE
FRAME
FLD 2
FLD 1
Default
FLD 1
Bank C-9: Forced Freeze
The output can be manually frozen (ADC-8032A-S only) using the Forced Freeze mode. When
enabled, the freeze will affect either field 1, field 2 or the entire frame (as determined by the Freeze
Mode function).
Use the following steps to enable or disable the Forced Freeze mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position 9.
2.
Select the desired mode:
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
9
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•
Toggle Mode Select up to freeze the image. The FREEZE LED is on.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to un-freeze the image, and allow input video to
pass through. The FREEZE LED is off.
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Freeze
Pass Through
Heads-Up Display Label
FREEZE
FORCE
PASS
Default
PASS
Using Banks • 4-19
Bank C-A: Input Loss Mode
The Input Loss Mode function selects what type of video appears at the system’s four outputs when
the input signal is lost or invalid. These choices are available:
•
Black - SDI black.
•
No Output - flat line, no signal present.
•
Freeze - the last valid image is automatically frozen (ADC-8032A-S only). The
freeze will affect either field 1, field 2 or the entire frame (as determined by the
Freeze Mode function).
•
Re-initialize – the card will re-initialize itself every 1.5 seconds. (This option may
be removed on future revisions.)
When a valid input signal is restored, the Input Loss Mode setting is ignored. Use the following steps
to set the Input Loss Mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position A.
2.
Select the desired mode according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to advance up the list.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to descend down the list.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
A
SW2 Mode Select
Heads-Up Display Label
+
IN LOSS
-
Freeze
No Output
Black
RE-INIT
FREEZE
NO OUTPUT
BLACK
Default
BLACK
It is recommended that the Hotswitch Mode and Input Loss Mode
be set the same with either: both set to freeze, or both set to black.
There is circuitry in the sync stripper that removes unwanted
impulses to make the circuit more noise tolerant. During a
hotswitch, this could cause the ADC-8032A to interpret the signal
has been lost. Since the Input Loss mode overrides the Hotswitch
mode setting, having one set to freeze and the other set to black
could lead to a momentary glitch on the screen.
Important
Bank C-B: Hotswitch Mode
The ADC-8032A uses a phase-locked-loop (PLL) to synchronize its pixel clock to the incoming
signal’s line rate. Because of this, any disturbance to the incoming line rate, such as an untimed
switch outside the lock window of the PLL, will cause the PLL to lose lock. It can take several fields
before the PLL can regain lock, and until it does so, the decoder cannot properly decode the incoming
video. The result is that untimed switches will result in a disruption to the output video.
To mask this disruption, a hotswitch mode was created. This is accomplished by momentarily freezing
the last good frame, or momentarily going to black while the untimed switch occurs. Going to black is
recommended since the output can be forced to black as soon as the hotswitch condition is detected.
Freezing must wait until the next field, in which case a single corrupted field could get through to the
output.
In Frame Sync, the output timing will be undisturbed as it is based on the external reference. In Line
Sync mode, as long as the input sources are on the same line relative to the external reference, and
they do not cross the threshold point (see Bank C-1 Timing Mode for details on the threshold point),
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then the output timing will also be undisturbed. In all other cases, the output timing will be disturbed
any time an untimed switch is made at the input of the ADC-8032A. This function sets the mode or
disables it. Three choices are available:
•
Off - disables the Hotswitch Mode.
•
Black - the output momentarily cuts to black when an untimed switch is made at the
input.
•
Freeze - (ADC-8032A-S only) the last valid image is momentarily frozen. The
freeze will affect either field 1, field 2 or the entire frame (as determined by the
Freeze Mode function).
In either case, the output returns once the card has synchronized to the input. Use the following steps
to set the Hotswitch Mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position B.
2.
Select the desired mode according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up to advance up the list.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to descend down the list.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
B
SW2 Mode Select
+
-
Freeze
Black
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
HOTSW MD
FREEZE
BLACK
OFF
Note
Freeze hotswitching is not supported in Line Delay, Line Sync
and Frame Delay timing modes. If one of these timing modes
is selected and freeze hotswitching is enabled, the hotswitch
will go to black instead.
Important
Because output timing is disrupted in Line Delay and Frame
Delay modes, hotswitching is not guaranteed to go completely
black. These two timing modes should never be used if the
input source is switched while on air, since the output timing
will be affected, and this could affect equipment downstream of
the ADC-8032A.
Important
It is recommended that the Hotswitch Mode and Input Loss
Mode be set the same with either: both set to freeze, or both set
to black. There is circuitry in the sync stripper that removes
unwanted impulses to make the circuit more noise tolerant.
During a hotswitch, this could cause the ADC-8032A to
interpret the signal has been lost. Since the Input Loss mode
overrides the Hotswitch mode setting, having one set to freeze
and the other set to black could lead to a momentary glitch on
the screen.
Important
Timebase error-prone signals such as from a VCR will falsely
trigger the hotswitch detector. Thus if the Input Mode is set to
VTR it forces the Hotswitch Mode to OFF.
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Default
OFF
Using Banks • 4-21
Bank C-C: Forced Black
This selection forces the output to black (SDI). Use the following steps to enable or disable the Forced
Black mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position C.
2.
Select the desired mode according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up and hold for one second to force the output to
black.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to disable the Forced Black mode.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
C
SW2 Mode Select
+ (h)
-
On
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
FRCD BLK
ON
OFF
Default
OFF
Bank C-D: Forced Mono
This selection forces the output to monochrome (SDI). Use the following steps to enable or disable
the Forced Monochrome mode:
1.
Select Bank C, and rotate Function Select to position D.
2.
Select the desired mode according to the table below:
•
Toggle Mode Select up and hold for one second to force the output to
monochrome.
•
Toggle Mode Select down to disable the Forced Monochrome mode.
Bank
SW1 Function Select
C
D
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SW2 Mode Select
+ (h)
-
On
Off
Heads-Up Display Label
FRCD MONO
ON
OFF
Default
OFF
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SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting
In This Chapter
This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Overview
•
Jumper Setup
•
Frame Connections
•
Details
Overview
The SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting system, also known as an SMPTE “alarm”, provides indication if
one or more frame modules encounter a fault or an abnormal condition. The ADC-8032A module
provides a jumper to enable SMPTE-269M fault reporting. The card connects by means of an internal
interface circuit to an auxiliary telco connector on RossGear 8000 series frames. When the frame
connection is interfaced with a customer-designed system of LEDs or audible alarms, faults can be
traced to a specific frame when a card fault occurs within that frame.
The following diagram illustrates a general arrangement for SMPTE 269M alarm reporting:
Figure 5. SMPTE 269M Alarm Reporting: Internal interface and typical connections
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SMPTE 269M Alarm Reporting • 5-1
Jumper Setup
If fault reporting for the ADC-8032A is desired, use jumper JP4 - 269M Fault Report to set up the
card.
1. To access the jumper, remove the card from the frame by pressing down the white
card ejector tab and pulling the card from the frame slot.
2. Observing all static discharge and handling precautions, place the card with the
component side facing up on a clean flat surface.
3. To enable SMPTE fault reporting, set jumper JP4 to EN position. See the Jumper
Setup section in Chapter 2 “Installation and Setup”.
4. To disable SMPTE fault reporting, set jumper JP4 to DIS position. See the Jumper
Setup section in Chapter 2 “Installation and Setup”.
5. To return the card to the designated frame installation slot, hold the ADC-8032A
card by the edges and carefully align the card edges with the slots in the frame. Then
fully insert the card into the frame until the rear connection plug is properly seated.
Frame Connections
The SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting connection on RossGear 8000 series frames is provided by the
auxiliary telco connector, AUX A, for interfacing with a customer-designed alarm system.
Aux A Connectors for
SMPTE 269M Fault Reporting
Figure 6. SMPTE 269M Alarm Reporting Frame Connections
Connect the frame’s AUX A connector to your facility’s SMPTE alarm circuit.
Details
The fault report contacts are closed when the card detects an internal failure or a power loss condition.
Some internal failures are:
• Failure of the card to initialize
• Failure in the fault reporting circuitry
• Failure to detect a valid analog input signal to the card
For additional information on alarm system design, refer to the SMPTE document ANSI/SMPTE
269M - 1994.
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Comlink
In This Chapter
This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Overview
•
Cable Construction
•
Connection and Configuration
Overview
The board’s Terminal Display feature uses the Comlink BNC (7) to establish a connection between a
PC and the ADC-8032A. When properly connected, you can view your setup parameters on a PC
running VT-100 terminal emulation. All tables are output in ASCII format using an RS-485 interface.
Because of the nature of the frame, it is not possible to have a true differential signal. In this situation,
using a BNC on the frame side, the connection is single-ended. Only the center conductor carries
information, while the shield is grounded.
Important!
Ensure that the PC and the card frame are at the same ground
potential in order to avoid ground loops.
Although the interface is RS-485, the Comlink can function with most modern RS-232 equipment,
thereby making it easy and convenient to use with standard PC COM ports. To connect the Comlink
between the ADC-8032A and your PC, you require a coax adapter cable with a BNC connector at one
end, and either a 9-pin or 25-pin RS-422 or RS-232 connector at the other end.
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Comlink • 6-1
Cable Construction
Construct a custom coax cable adapter as follows:
Important!
•
On the Frame end of the coax cable, no change to the BNC cable is required. Ensure
that the pin and shield are properly connected.
•
On the PC end of the cable, make the following connections according to whether your
PC port uses a 9-pin “D” or a 25-pin “D” connector:
Regardless of whether your PC port uses a 9-pin “D” or a 25-pin
“D” connector, the pin-out configuration may vary. Always check
your PC’s Technical Guide to determine the correct pin-outs for
your computer. The RX and GND pin-outs will vary from
machine to machine.
9-Pin Connections
The following diagram illustrates a sample connection using a typical pin-out configuration for a PC’s
9-pin D-type connector.
5
4
9
3
8
2
7
1
6
Figure 7. D-9 to BNC Connections
1.
Connect the center conductor of the coax to the pin 2 (RX) on your serial port
connector.
2.
Connect the shield of the coax to the ground pin 5 (GND) on your serial port
connector.
25-Pin Connections
The following diagram illustrates a sample connection using a typical pin-out configuration for a PC’s
25-pin D-type connector.
13
12
25
11
24
10
23
9
22
8
21
7
20
6
19
5
18
4
17
3
16
2
15
1
14
Figure 8. D-25 to BNC Connections
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1.
Connect the center conductor of the coax to the pin 3 (RX) on your serial port
connector.
2.
Connect the shield of the coax to the ground pin 7 (GND) on your serial port
connector.
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Connection and Configuration
Once you have constructed the Comlink adapter cable, connect it and configure the PC as follows:
1.
Connect the cable between your PC’s serial port and BNC 7 on the rear panel of the
ADC-8032A.
2.
With the custom cable properly connected, set up your PC’s serial port parameters as
follows:
3.
•
19.2 K baud rate
•
8 data bits
•
No parity
•
1 stop bit
•
No flow control
On your PC, run a program that uses VT-100 terminal emulation, such as
Terminal.exe or HyperTerminal. With the ADC-8032A powered up, you should
now have all setup parameters visible on the PC, as illustrated in the sample screen
below.
Figure 9. Sample Terminal Display
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Specifications
In This Chapter
This chapter contains the Technical Specifications table.
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Specifications • 7-1
Technical Specifications
Table 6. ADC-8032A - Technical Specifications
Category
Parameter
Specification
Signal Standards Accepted
NTSC, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N
Number of Inputs
1
Composite Video
1V p-p nominal
Input Impedance
75Ω terminating
Return Loss
>48dB to 6MHz
Common Mode Rejection
>52dB @ 50/60Hz
Signal Standards
SMPTE 259M-C, 270Mb/s 525/625 lines, 10 bits
Number of Outputs
4
Output Return Loss
>18dB to 270MHz
Signal Level
800mV ± 5%
DC Offset
< 30mV
Rise and Fall Time
>800pS (20 - 80%, ±15%)
Overshoot
<10% typical
Signal Standards Accepted
NTSC, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N
Number of Inputs
1
Input Impedance
75Ω
Return Loss
>40dB to 5MHz
Luminance Frequency Response
± 0.25dB to 5MHz, < -0.8dB @ 5.75MHz
RMS SNR, Luma Channel
> 56dB to 5.5MHz, unweighted
RMS SNR, Chroma Channel
> 56dB to 5.5MHz, unweighted
H and V phasing
Infinite with frame sync, 2 lines without frame sync
Minimum
Delay in
Line/Frame
Delay Mode
Minimum Delay
3 Line + 23µS
Power
Consumption
Total
7.9W
ADC-8032A
up to 2 video lines
ADC-8032A-S
up to 2 video fields
Composite
Video Input
Component
SDI Output
Analog
Reference
Performance
TTL Tracking
Delay Pulse
Specifications are subject to change without notification
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Ordering Information
In This Chapter
This chapter contains:
•
Ordering information for the ADC-8032A and related products
•
Contact information for Ross Video
•
Warranty and Repair Policy
ADC-8032A and Related Products
Standard Equipment
•
•
ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder*
ADC-8032A-S Analog Composite to SDI Decoder with Frame Synchronizer*
Optional Equipment
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
ADC-8032A User Manual (Iss. 04)
8032AD-004 Analog Composite to SDI Decoder User Manual
(additional User Manual)
FSU-8032A Frame Synchronizer Upgrade
(replacement microprocessor for adding Frame Sync function to standard ADC8032A)
EXT-8100 Extender Board
(module servicing extension)
DFR-8104A Digital Products Frame and Power Supply (PS-8102)*
(1RU, holds 4 modules, includes 1 power supply)
DFR-8104A-C Digital Products Frame with Cooling Fan Module
and Power Supply (PS-8102)*
(1RU, holds 4 modules, includes 1 power supply)
DFR-8110A Digital Products Frame and Power Supply (PS-8102)*
(2RU, holds 10 modules, includes 1 power supply)
DFR-8110A-C Digital Products Frame with Cooling Fan Module
and Power Supply (PS-8102)*
(2RU, holds 10 modules, includes 1 power supply)
CFM-8104A Cooling Fan Module
(upgrade cooling kit for standard DFR-8104A)
Ordering Information • 8-1
•
•
•
•
•
CFM-8110A Cooling Fan Module
(upgrade cooling kit for standard DFR-8110A)
PS-8102 Power Supply (85-264 volts)
(redundancy option power supply for Ross 8000 series 2RU digital product frames)
FSB-7110 Rear Support Bars and Brackets
(additional support for rear frame-to-rack mounting)
CRB-8110A Card Retaining Bracket
(module retainer used in field installations such as mobile trucks etc.)
CSB-8100 Cable Support Bracket
(cable support bar for rear of digital frames)
*
One User Manual is supplied with each of these RossGEAR products.
Your ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder is part of the RossGEAR family of products.
Ross Video Limited offers a full line of RossGEAR Digital Terminal Equipment including Distribution,
Conversion, Monitoring, Synchronizers, Encoders, Decoders, AES, Keyers, Control Switchers, as well as
Analog Audio and Video products.
Warranty and Repair Policy
The RossGear ADC-8032A is warranted to be free of any defect with respect to performance, quality,
reliability, and workmanship for a period of FIVE (5) years from the date of shipment from our
factory. In the event that your RossGear ADC-8032A proves to be defective in any way during this
warranty period, Ross Video Limited reserves the right to repair or replace this piece of equipment
with a unit of equal or superior performance characteristics.
Should you find that this RossGear ADC-8032A has failed after your warranty period has expired, we
will repair your defective product for as long as suitable replacement components are available. You,
the owner, will bear any labor and/or part costs incurred in the repair or refurbishment of said
equipment beyond the FIVE (5) year warranty period.
In no event shall Ross Video Limited be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential
damages (including loss of profits) incurred by the use of this product. Implied warranties are
expressly limited to the duration of this warranty.
This RossGear ADC-8032A Analog Composite to SDI Decoder User Manual of our Digital Products
line provides all pertinent information for the safe installation and operation of your RossGear
Product. Ross Video policy dictates that all repairs to the RossGear ADC-8032A are to be conducted
only by an authorized Ross Video Limited factory representative. Therefore, any unauthorized attempt
to repair this product, by anyone other than an authorized Ross Video Limited factory representative,
will automatically void the warranty. Please contact Ross Video Technical Support for more
information.
In Case of Problems
Should any problem arise with your RossGear ADC-8032A, please contact the Ross Video Technical
Support Department. (Contact information is supplied at the end of this publication.)
A Return Material Authorization number (RMA) will be issued to you, as well as specific shipping
instructions, should you wish our factory to repair your RossGear ADC-8032A. A temporary
replacement module, if required, will be made available at a nominal charge. Any shipping costs
incurred, will be the responsibility of you, the customer. All products shipped to you from Ross Video
Limited, will be shipped collect.
The Ross Video Technical Support Department will continue to provide advice on any product
manufactured by Ross Video Limited, beyond the warranty period without charge, for the life of this
equipment.
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Notes:
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