360 Systems VTH-2280 2 Channel HD/SD Video Server with Scheduling and Graphics Overlay

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360 Systems now offers a new video server, the VTH-2280, for broadcast needs.

VTH-2280 is the newest class of video server from 360 Systems offering customers a complete solution for their broadcast needs. With Record and Playout Scheduling, built in Graphics Generator and support for File-Based Workflows, all standard, the VTH class of HD / SD servers deliver. Developed in partnership with HARDATA, the VTH class of broadcast video server delivers a field proven software platform with solid functionality incorporated into a reliable hardware platform.

In order to provide our customers with the best feature set possible and at an affordable price point, 360 Systems has partnered with HARDATA to develop the VTH class servers. The primary goal of both companies; design and build the most reliable server with the features required by todays broadcasters, all standard. With this, the VTH-2280 has a low cost per channel and an unsurpassed standard feature set at no additional cost.


  • Program storage/Play-to-air
  • Satellite cache
  • File exchange with NLEs
  • Multi-screen projection displays
  • Churches
  • Corporate & Educational Displays
  • Theme parks and attractions
  • Remote workstations for ingest, trim, playlisting
  • 2 Bi-directional Channels, (2 Record or Playout)
  • 16 Channels Embedded Audio
  • .mxf (IMX MPEG2) Encoding
  • .avi, .mpg, .mp4, .mov (MPEG2, MPEG-4, H.264, DV25, DVCPro) Decoding
  • Automatic Up/Down/Cross Conversion of HD or SD content
  • Automated Record and Playout Scheduling
  • Built-in Graphics Generator for Overlays and Control
  • Redundant Power / Cooling
  • 4TB of RAID 5 Storage
  • 1U Form Factor

Record and Playout

  • 2 Bi-directional Channels
  • Record or Play on Either Channel
  • Input / Output Resolutions
  • HD 1080i 50/59.94/60 Hz
  • HD 720P 50/59.94/60 Hz
  • SD NTSC or PAL
  • Automatic Scaling & Cross Conversion
  • Playout File Formats
  • MPEG, H.264, DVCPRO, and more…
  • Instant Replay® Hot Key

Graphics Generator

  • On Screen Text (Subtitles, Scrolls)
  • Graphics Animation
  • Layered Graphic Overlays
  • Support for png, bmp, swf, and jpg files
  • Graphic Generator CG capabilities for animation, scrolls and bugs

Software Automation

  • Playout and Record Scheduling
  • Calendar Driven Programming
  • Fail-safe Default Playlist
  • Live Signal Insertion
  • Control of Graphics Insertion
  • Failover Mirroring (With a Second Server)
  • Twitter Integration
  • Playout Calendar based playlist scheduling with default failover playlist
  • Recording Calendar based scheduling of recordings

Hardware Performance

  • 1U Form Factor
  • Redundant Cooling and Power
  • Up to 8TB of RAID 5 Protected Storage
  • Dual Xeon Hex Core Processors
  • Standard BNC SD-SDI & HD-SDI I/O
  • Independent Reference per Channel


  • Video Input 2 Channels
  • Video Outputs 2 Channels
  • Simultaneous video streams 2 (2 records, 1 record 1 playout, or 2 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 MPEG2 IMX .mxf or .mov for HD or SD
  • HS/SD Scaling Up, Down, and Cross Conversion of Any File Format to Selected Output
  • Genlock Input Blackburst or tri-level

Ancillary Data

  • Ancillary Data (playout only) 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


  • Networking Gigabit and 10Gb Ethernet
  • AMP Control Control via AMP protocol
  • MOS Integration Control via MOS protocol


  • Fault Monitoring Email Email alerts for power, system, network and RAID failures
  • 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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