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

Specifications

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/client 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

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
Maxedia 4 menus
en version B, updated: May 11, 2018
en  5.67 MB May 11, 2018
Service Notes
Maxedia Media Formats
en version 4.102, updated: May 11, 2018
4.102  en  828 KB May 11, 2018
MCC Installation Notes
en version 1, updated: May 11, 2018
en  2.03 MB May 11, 2018
Burning ISO files for Martin Controllers
en version B, updated: May 22, 2018
B   en    May 22, 2018
Maxedia File Saving Procedures
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018

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