Post Producer

for Vantage

Technical Specifications

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 2008 R2 and 2012
  • Minimum Server: Dual, Quad Core Processor, 8 GB DDR Memory
  • Recommended Server: Telestream Lightspeed Servers with GPU acceleration
  • High-Speed NAS or SAN storage recommended
  • GigE Ethernet adapter
  • Database: SQL 2008 Express, Standard or Enterprise; SQL 2012 Standard or Enterprise
  • Client OSs: Vista, Windows 7, 8, Server 2003, 2008 R1/R2, 2012
  • Web Page Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.0 or 7.5, Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8.0

Input Formats

Video Input

 Container Type DV¹ IMX MPEG2¹ ProRes DNxHD AVCI J2K H.264 Animation
 TIFO        
 AVI                
 LXF                
 MOV      
 MP4                
 GXF          
 MPEG2 PS                
 MPEG2 TS              
 MXF OP-1a      
 MXF AS02²        
 MXF XDCAM HD                
 MXF AS11                

Audio Input

 Container Type PCM MPEG 302M 331M AAC AC3³ Dolby E
 TIFO        
 AC3            
 AVI            
 LXF            
 MOV        
 MP4        
 GXF          
 MPEG2 PS            
 MPEG2 TS    
 MXF OP-1a        
 MXF AS02²          
 MXF XDCAM HD            
 MXF AS11        
 WAVE          

¹DV includes DV25, DVCPRO25, DV50/DVCPRO50, and DVCPROHD. MPEG2 includes long GOP and I-Frame only.
²Files produced by Omneon Media Subsystem (6.1) and Amberfin ICR (7.8) were tested.
³AC3 includes Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC3).

Note: Vantage transcoders can make additional input formats compatible with Vantage Post Producer.

Output Formats

Video Output

 Container Type ProRes DNxHD JP2K MP2 x264 Uncompressed
 TIFO ¹
 MP4 ¹
 MOV ¹

¹Output can be used with any Vantage encoder to produce any Vantage output.

Audio Output

 Container Type PCM AC3 AAC
 TIFO
 MP4
 MOV

Lightspeed Server Technical Specifications

Telestream Lightspeed Servers ship with the following hardware configuration:

  • 1RU server with 1800W Dual redundant power supplies (80+ Platinum Level 94%+)
  • Dual Eight Core Intel Sandy Bridge CPU 2.0Ghz (E5-2650) with HTT (32 virtual cores)
  • 32GB RAM (4 X 8GB 1600Mhz Registered ECC DDR3)
  • Two (2) NVidia Tesla M2075 Fermi-based GPU cards with 6GB RAM (2 Fermi GPU Cores with 6GB RAM each)
  • OS – Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64bit (120GB SSD partition)
  • Media Cache – 1.2TB RAID-0 (Two enterprise class 600GB SATA 6Gb/s 10K RPM drives)
  • Dual Port 10GbE (Intel X540 10GBase-T compatible with 10GBASE-T, 100GBASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T)
  • Two (2) USB 2.0 ports
  • Two (2) available PCI slots, 1 (x16) PCI-E 3.0 & 1 (x8) PCI-E 3.0 low-profile slot (see qualified options below)
  • VGA video connector
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Physical Dimensions – Height 1.7” (43mm) x Width 17.2” (437mm) x Depth 28.2” (716mm)
  • Gross Weight 52lbs (23.6 kg)

Telestream Lightspeed Servers are qualified with the following optional hardware:

  • Fibre Cards:
    ◊  ATTO Celerity FC-81EN Single-Channel 8Gb/s HBA
    ◊  ATTO Celerity FC-82EN Dual-Channel 8Gb/s HBA
  • Ethernet Network Interface Cards:
    ◊  Intel PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server adapter
    ◊  ATTO FastFrame NS-11 Single-Channel SFP+ 10GbE
    ◊  ATTO FastFrame NS-12 Dual-Channel SFP+ 10GbE

Power and Temperature requirements:

  • Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 90°F)
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
  • Maximum power is 6.8 amps (750 watts) with both GPUs and CPUs running at 100%
  • Cooling: Servers generate 2560 BTU/h with both GPUs and CPUs running at 100%

Lightspeed Server Operating Specifications