360 Systems TSS-4000 4 Channel HD/SD Video Server (4 Playout) with Remote Workstation

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The TSS-4000 from 360 Systems is designed to be a reliable intuitive user interface video server.

More channels for the same price* = lower cost per channel. For those customers requiring high playout channel counts, the TSS-4000 provides exceptional cost per channel. The TSS-4000 is a compact 1U server with up to 8TB of storage and offers 4 simultaneous HD or SD playout channels. With the same software and the core reliability of the TSS line of server, the TSS-4000 is the choice for broadcast quality playout.

*When compared to the TSS-3100

360 Systems’ TSS class servers are designed and built with reliability as the primary focus. It is understood that broadcasters rely on their equipment to perform trouble free for years. With this in mind, 360 Systems’ servers are built utilizing server grade components to insure quality performance.

TSS servers offer an intuitive user interface that allows quick access to the most common day to day functions. Those familiar with previous generations of 360 Systems’ servers will find the transition to the TSS very simple. Even with the additional features offered by the TSS, the ease of operation will allow for a smooth installation within a broadcast workflow.


  • Program storage/Play-to-air
  • Satellite cache
  • File exchange with NLEs
  • Multi- screen projection displays
  • Corporate & Educational Displays
  • Theme parks and attractions
  • Remote workstations for quick trim, playlisting
  • 4 Playout Channels
  • 16 Channels Embedded Audio
  • H.264 and MPEG2 Encoding / Decoding
  • Automatic Up/Down/Cross Conversion of HD or SD content
  • Remote Control From PC's via Ethernet
  • Redundant Power / Cooling
  • 1U Form Factor


  • Playout in 720p, 1080i or SD on any channel
  • Various standard codec and file formats are accepted for playout, such as H.264 or MPEG-2 in .mxf, .mp4, .mpg or .mov containers.
  • Independently configure each output to broadcast in 720p, 1080i or SD
  • Perform jog and shuttle for rapid movement within a clip
  • Smooth slow motion playout
  • 16 channels of embedded audio per video channel
  • Configurable for 29.97/59.94 or 25/50
  • High quality 10 bit video and 24 bit audio support
  • Video Outputs 4 Channels
  • Simultaneous video streams 4 playout
  • HD Input/Output HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M)
  • Video Format 1080i at 29.97 or 25 Hz; 720p at 59.94 or 50 fps; 525/60 NTSC; 625/50 PAL
  • Encoding Format H.264 or MPEG2
  • HS/SD Scaling Up, Down, and Cross Conversion of Any File Format to Selected Output
  • Jog/Shuttle Zero to 128X, forward/reverse
  • Slow Motion Play with audio Zero to +/- 2X, forward/reverse
  • Frame Accuracy Frame accurate play, pause and stop
  • Genlock Input Blackburst or tri-level


  • Redundant cooling and power
  • Redundant RAID 5 storage
  • Linux based operating system


  • HD-SDI, SD-SDI compatibility
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Serial port control for each channel via the VDCP or Odetics protocols for use with automation or remote controls
  • Independent GPI inputs and outputs (12 each) for external triggering or control
  • Networking Gigabit Ethernet
  • Serial Control 3, VDCP or Odetics protocols, 9-pin on CXP-5 module (optional).
  • GPI Control 12 Inputs, Outputs, Programmable on CXP-5 module (optional)


  • Automatic conversion plays SD and HD files back-to-back
  • Local software GUI
  • Remote control from a PC
  • Simple playlisting

Ancillary Data

  • Ancillary Data HD - 608/708 in VANC; SD - Line 21 VBI
  • AUDIO INPUTS / OUTPUTS (per video channel):SDI Embedded Audio 16 channels
    • Disk Storage System SAS array, four - 1 or 2 Terabyte drives, Hardware RAID 5 controller
    • Total Capacity 8 Terabytes (4 Terabytes standard model)
    • Drive Replacement Hot Swappable, removable from behind front panel


  • Fault Monitoring LEDs Front Panel LEDs, power, system, network
  • Fault Monitoring Output GPI output, open collector
  • Software Updates USB
  • Power Supply Dual Redundant, 100-250V - 50/60 Hz. 460W, rear panel plug-in
  • Cooling Redundant fans
  • Chassis 1-RU x 19" Rack, Weight: approx 48 lb. (22 kg)

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