Maxedia Broadcast (discontinued)

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Utilizing an intuitive touchscreen-optimized user interface, Maxedia™ is the most user-friendly tool for media composing and playback in all types of applications. Access a vast library of media clips, still images and integrated animations without the need for a complex lighting controller.

Maxedia Broadcast™ is optimized for high definition playback with ultra-fast multiple-core processors, multiple 1080p playback support and two dedicated engine outputs. Maxedia 4™ software is highly optimized to support H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MOV and AVI HD codecs for superior performance and video quality.

Features

  • Intuitive user interface
  • State-of-the-art video engine
  • Support for H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MOV and AVI HD professional codecs
  • Pixel accurate video output
  • Video playback resolution up to Full HD 1080p (Up to 8 Full HD 1080p at the same time)
  • Multi-screen keystoning and edge blending
  • 20 x 3D engine layers
  • 4 top layers per engine
  • Dozens of effect plug-ins
  • Pixel mapping for RGB and CMY fixtures / DMX In/out (ArtNet and DMX 512)
  • Composite capture video card included
  • Support for Live HD-SDI capture video input (optional)
  • Video output configurations (GUI + Out 1 + Out 2)
  • Video playback synch between layers and across Maxedia servers

Tech Specs

Physical Length: 890 mm Width: 580 mm Height: 530 mm Weight: 76.5 kg
Control/User Interface Maxxyz/Maxedia family user interface: 16 x customizable screen workspace/configurations: Touchscreen-compatible user interface: Keymapping (cues and transitions assignable to keyboard keys for instant triggering): Fixture patches identical with Maxxyz series, can be imported from Maxxyz: DMX Viewer for DMX IN value reports: 20 x 3D engine layers (19 user layers +1 default layer): Static and dynamic effect presets (e.g. blending, moves, effects): Range of 2D and 3D plug-ins, various media: Shader and shader media: Video cue recording with 256 pages of 256 cues per show: Transitions and wipes: Output parameter adjustments, keystoning and framing: Masking: User-friendly multi-screen blending tool: Intuitive pixel mapping tool:
Playback Video playback resolution: 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p Video output resolution: From 1024 x 768 to 3840 x 1024* Video output configuration: GUI + out 1 + out 2 Number of media layers: 20 each in A/B mixers (19 custom and 1 default layer) Number of 'top layers' (overlay): Four per engine Network synchronization content: Yes Network synchronization playback: Yes Pixel mapping (image pixel to fixture): CMY and RGB Test pattern generator: Integrated Master/slave networking with cue/media/timecode synchronization: Media files in SD and HD resolution (engine optimized for H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec, WMV format supported): *Using a maximum of two Matrox TripleHead2Go graphics expansion modules:
Hardware Motherboard: High-end Intel Processor: Multi-core Intel RAM: 4 GB high-speed OS hard drive: 1 x high-capacity Media hard drive: 3 x high-capacity RAID 0 plus backup Graphics card: Dual ATI Radeon Capture card: 1 x Composite capture card Network card: 1 x Intel Dual Gbit LAN Ethernet card
Software Embedded OS, Win XPe user interface: Supported media: MPEG-4, H.264, AVI with DV codec in SD quality, WMV, JPEG, BMP Engine optimized for H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MOV and AVI HD: Pixel mapping software for direct DMX out fixture control: Worldwide fixture library: Media Manager for media import and export: MAXNET network system for networking multiple media server and Maxxyz control systems: Matrox DualHead2Go- and TripleHead2Go-ready (max. two devices per Maxedia Broadcast system): HD capture card-ready. HD-SDI or HD-DVI 1080p, single or dual inputs, 1-2 frames maximum latency (optional):
Connections Flightcase version with I/O box included: Computer I/O: 8 x USB, 1 x IEEE 1394 Firewire, 2 x eSATA DMX in: 5-pin locking XLR Remote network, ArtNet in, ArtNet out: 3 x RJ45 User display interface (VGA, 1024x768 minimum): DVI/VGA Playback output: 2 x DVI/VGA Digital audio: Optical digital out Analog audio in: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack, XLR Analog audio out: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack, XLR Mouse: USB Keyboard: USB Rackmount version: Computer I/O: 8 x USB, 1 x IEEE 1394 Firewire, 2 x eSATA DMX in: Via ArtNet or optional Martin Universal USB/DMX Interface device Remote network, ArtNet in, ArtNet out: 3 x RJ45 User display interface (VGA, 1024x768 minimum): DVI/VGA Playback output: 2 x DVI/VGA Digital audio: Optical digital out Analog audio in: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack Analog audio out: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack Mouse: USB Keyboard: USB
Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Approvals UL approved: EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
Included Items Included with flightcase version:: Maxedia I/O Module Breakout Box: Maxedia Media Server: Maxedia Quick Start Guide: Standard Media Library (images and videos) on 5 DVDs: Maxedia OS DVD: Maxedia rack flightcase: Slide-out QWERTY keyboard with trackpad in lockable drawer: Maxedia lock keys: 1.5 m power cable, 3-pin IEC: Included with rackmount version:: Maxedia Media Server: Maxedia Quick Start Guide: Standard Media Library (images and videos) on 5 DVDs: Maxedia OS DVD: Maxedia lock keys: 1.5 m power cable, 3-pin IEC:
Accessories MCC (Maxedia Capture Card) Dual HD-SDI input card for Maxedia: 90732640 MCC (Maxedia Capture Card) Dual DVI/VGA input card for Maxedia: 90732630 Maxedia PCI Dual LAN card: 90732650
Ordering Information Maxedia Broadcast System with flightcase, I/O box and keyboard tray: 90732550 Maxedia Broadcast System RM (rackmount only): 90732590 Maxedia I/O Breakout Box 19": 90732610 Centronic cable for Maxedia I/O Breakout Box: 91613040 Maxedia Flightcase: 91535060 Maxedia Keyboard Drawer with Keyboard: 91613050

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
Maxedia 4 menus en  5.67 MB Sep 01, 2009
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens en    Dec 06, 2016
Instructions
Maxedia Media Formats 4.102  en  828 KB Jul 07, 2009
MCC Installation Notes en  2.03 MB Jan 30, 2011
Burning ISO files for Martin Controllers en    Mar 02, 2007
Maxedia File Saving Procedures en    Jan 09, 2007

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Maxedia Broadcast (discontinued)