Looking for an ST 2110 waveform monitor, a 4K waveform monitor or an 8K waveform monitor?

Welcome to the PRISM family of waveform monitors, the only solution you need…

  • ST 2110, ST 2022-7, ST 2022-6 and PTP analysis at 10G and 25G
  • 4 simultaneous SDI inputs – SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI, 12G-SDI
  • SD, HD, 4K and 8K resolutions and formats
  • Audio analysis and support for Dolby E/D/D+, Surround sound displays, ST 2110-30 and ST 2110-31
  • Objective measurement of HDR and gamma curves including Slog-2, Slog-3, Log-C, HLG, PQ content
  • Wide Color Gamut measurement and error detection for Rec. 709, DCI-P3, Rec.2020 color spaces
  • Customizable user interface with up to 8 tiles on dual screen and extended desktop
  • Remote access, NMOS routing, Syslog error logging
  • http API for easy integration

All in a compact package with no compromise on flexibility or performance.

Which Form Factor Fits Your Application?

Simply select the form factor and connectivity you need. The PRISM software does the rest.

PRISM MPI2

  • Integrated Touchscreen
  • 3RU height, Half Rack width, 10.5” depth
  • SDI and IP connectivity as Standard
  • Optional Eye Board
  • Can be racked with WFM series

PRISM MPX2

  • External Display
  • 1RU height, Full Rack width, 16.5” depth
  • SDI and IP connectivity as Standard
  • Optional Eye Board
  • Optional Integrated Speakers

PRISM MPS Series

  • Integrated Touchscreen
  • 3RU height, Half Rack width, 5” depth
  • MPS-100 SDI only connectivity
  • MPS-200 SDI and IP connectivity
  • MPS-300 SDI, IP connectivity with Eye board

PRISM MPD Series

  • Dual Integrated Touchscreen
  • 3RU height, Full Rack width, 5” depth
  • MPD-100 SDI only connectivity
  • MPD-200 SDI and IP connectivity
  • MPD-300 SDI, IP connectivity with Eye board

Standard Apps

The base model is equipped with a rich set of standard applications.

Waveform Display

Provides an array of configurations for various display of YPbPr, YRGB or RGB with a variety of Gain, Sweep, Mag and Line Select functions and the ability to add cursors for precise measurement within the trace.

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Vector Display

Allows the user to adjust the Saturation and Hue of the color components with adjustment of Gain, Line Select or bar format (100% / 75%).

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Lightning Display

An X-Y plot of Luma versus Pb in the upper trace and negative Luma versus Pr in the lower trace for easy identification of the component. Provides inter-channel timing of the YPbPr components and simple adjustment of the black level using Gain and MAG.

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Diamond Display

Provides an X-Y Plot of G versus B in upper trace and G versus R in lower trace for easy identification or RGB components. Used by Camera Shaders and Colorist for simple adjustment of the RGB signal.

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Picture Display

Shows a decoded image of the currently selected input. For visual identification of the image and to aid in troubleshooting issues.

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Video Session

Provides a summary of the SDI Format with SDI VPID SMPTE ST352, Bit Level and CRC Status. For IP streams provides summary of Format and Bit Level.

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Audio Display

For the selected input audio levels can be show for each audio channel with in-bar indication for such events as over, clip, mute and silence. With configurable ballistics for True Peak, PPM1 and PPM2.

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Event Log

Shows a list of alarm events related to Source and Time the event occurred relative to internal time or derived from the input Timecode or PTP Time.

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Timing Display

Show the input timing relative to the reference of Black Burst, Tri-Level or PTP and allows the user to make simple timing adjustments to ensure synchronization within the facility.

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IP Status

For IP signals provides a summary of Protocol, Bitrate, Payload Type, IP/MAC addresses, PTP Domain, Sequence Error, RTP Clock and RTP Marker Frequency for either SFP ports.

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Optional Apps

Expands the standard capabilities to unlock a wide range of measurement to address your specific application.

IP Session

IP Session provides a summary of information for the decoded stream. With information on Layer 1 and 2. Along with syntax information on the video, audio and data streams. Summary information is provided on PTP and NMOS applications to assist the user in diagnosing problems. Requires option IP-MEAS to be installed in the instrument.

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PIT Histogram

PIT Histogram provides a graphical plot of the packet arrival times of the signal being decoded for video, audio and data. The characteristic signature of the Histogram can be used to diagnose the type of Sender and help determine issues with network congestion. Requires option IP-MEAS to be installed in the instrument.

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IP Graphs

IP graphs provides graphical plots of parameter such as Total Bit Rate, Session Bit Rate, PIT arrival time and RTP Sequence Errors. These graphs can be plotted from the last 60 seconds to twenty-four hours. Allow users to see trending information of their decoded streams over time. Requires option IP-MEAS to be installed in the instrument.

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Stream Timing

Provides graphical plots of the timing for ST2110 video, audio and data. Comparing the data as it was received by PRISM relative to the embedded RTP time stamps and PTP. Stream Timing can be used to check the synchronization of each sender to PTP for the various flows. Requires option IP-MEAS to be installed in the instrument.

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PTP Graphs

Trending graphs of various performance parameters of the PTP signal can be plotted from 60 seconds to 24 hours. Allowing users to track the stability of PTP within the network. Requires option IP-MEAS to be installed in the instrument.

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CIE Display

Video data is plotted as either a 1931 or 1976 CIE diagram. This display can be used to check the chromaticity of the video signal and determine compliance to specific gamut limits such as BT.2020, DCI-P3 or Rec. 709 Requires option PROD to be installed in the instrument

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Stop Display

The Telestream Stop Display provides a tool to monitor the video signal with a variety of transfer functions in a consistent manner. This simplifies monitor of camera raw and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content to provide a consistent look. Requires option PROD to be installed in the instrument

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Dolby Status

This display shows the Dolby Metadata present within the Dolby signal or present within an ANC Packet as standardized in SMPTE ST 2020. The AUD option is required and if the user want to decode the Dolby signal option DLBY is required.

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Datalist

Datalist display can be used to view the samples of the SDI signals. The user can search through the data for Start of Active Video (SAV) or End of Active Video (EAV) or the next ANC Data packet. Option QC or ENG is required for this application.

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ANC Session

ANC Session provides a watchlist of the available Ancillary Data types present within the signal and provides information on DID, SDID, Link, location and occurrence of the packets. With decode of SCTE 104 messaging. Option QC or ENG is required for this application.

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Eye Display

The Eye Display provides a measurement of the SDI physical layer for Timing and Alignment with automated measurements. The Eye Display feature is available in MPS300 and MPD300 as standard and Requires option PHY for SD/HD/3G SDI for MPI2-25 and MPX2-25. Option FMT-4K to enable the support for 6G and 12G SDI.

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Jitter Display

The Jitter Display can be used in conjunction with the Eye display to measure the physical layer of the SDI signal. The Jitter Display feature is available in MPS300 and MPD300 as standard and Requires option PHY for SD/HD/3G SDI for MPI2-25 and MPX2-25. Option FMT-4K to enable the support for 6G and 12G SDI.

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IP Generator

IP Generator provides a simple test pattern generator for ST2110 for color bars and audio tones. Requires GEN option.

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SDI Generator

SDI Generator provides a simple test pattern generator with color bar test signal. Requires GEN option.

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Customization and Personalization

PRISM is designed to be used in multiple applications from HD-SDI Live Acquisition to 25G ST 2110 IP Engineering and diagnostics. Software modules Options can be added any time to customize the instrument to meet the needs of job at hand.

The software based UI can then be personalized to meet the needs of the individuals on the team and how they like to work. These configurations can be stored as presets for quick instrument setup when needed.

With multiple ways to mount and install the instrument and multiple ways to interact with, and control the instrument, PRISM fits comfortably into any environment.

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Flexible Display Configurations

Single Display

Flexible tile configurations provide full screen, two, three and four tile layouts giving flexibility in selecting a variety of software apps for your specific application while still allow easy viewing of each display. Each layout can be customized for each user and assigned as a preset.

Dual Display

With Dual screen displays each display can be configured the same way you can configure a single screen instrument providing an abundance of ways to personalize the user experience. Your layout can go from two full tiles to a total of eight quarter tile display applications and anything in between.

Remote Connectivity

Engineering and production staff increasingly need to work remotely, and PRISM can be controlled via noVNC using the same UI that can be accessed from the front panel. Providing the user with fully featured access to the monitoring and measurement applications available within PRISM.

Remotely configure and export presets, download the event log and use Syslog for remote analysis of events and alarms.

High Dynamic Range Exposure Measurement

Managing exposure is key to the creation of great content. PRISM provides a mix of traditional and new tools such as False Color Displays, STOP waveform, Lightmeter and internal LUTs for managing S-Log 2, S-Log 3, Log-C, HLG and PQ gamma curves to enable objective level and luminance area measurements to ensure consistency.

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Wide Color Gamut and Color Management

The combination of high resolution, wide color gamut and high dynamic range can bring the image to life.

PRISM provides all the tools needed to balance your camera, check color consistency and master in multiple color spaces. The Vector and CIE chart displays provides adjustment of color for Rec. 709 and 2020 color spaces. The Telestream Diamond display simplifies adjustment of the R/G/B components.

The CIE charts ensure compliance for Rec. 709, 2020 and DCI P3 with False Color Gamut overlays in the picture display make it easy to identify colors that are outside the DCI-P3 or Rec.709 color space.

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Audio Monitoring

PRISM provides a set of audio monitoring tools for embedded audio and ST2110-30 or -31. Including configurable audio bars, Loudness measurement, Surround Sound, Lissajous phase, and Audio Session displays, for monitoring multi-channel 5.1 and 7.1 mixes with Dolby Digital and E decoding. Display up to 32 Channels of Audio for 8K productions.

Listen to the selected audio channels or downmixed stereo channels via headphones or through optional integrated speakers on the MPX2.

MPX2

IP Facility Design, Commissioning and Maintenance

The transition to IP needs a comprehensive tool set to provide visibility of your Audio, Video and Data streams throughout the network.

PRISM provides 10GE support for ST2022-6, ST2022-7 and ST2110 as standard with simple software upgrade to 25GE connectivity. Straightforward monitoring of IP streams with measurement applications to help characterize network performance and troubleshoot issues.

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SDI Engineering and Maintenance

Ensuring continued operation of equipment within the facility or network is critical to maintaining a high quality. The Telestream PRISM provides and extensive set of tools to aid in troubleshooting problems and diagnosing issues. For SDI a 12G Eye display can be used to check on the health of transmission of the signal.

With the Datalist and ANC Session allowing investigation of metadata issues to ensure SCTE104, Closed Captions and AFD are present within the signal and being decoded correctly.

See the bigger picture…

See what is happening on the whole network 24/7 and respond to issues quickly and decisively. PRISM and the Telestream Inspect 2110 probe work in conjunction to provide large scale monitoring by exception, network visibility and deep content and stream diagnostics at the click of a button. The complete Engineering and Operations solution all from one company that can grow as your network grows.

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Live Production

Live production is a high pressure environment for Video Shaders and the Engineer in Charge. They need the right tools to help them setup the OB Truck quickly and reliably. Once the event starts the Shaders need easy to use instruments and easy to understand displays to allow them to make camera adjustment decisions quickly and accurately regardless of whether it is an HDR or an SDR production.

Customizable UI’s, managed presets and specialist tools for exposure and color makes PRISM the ideal tool for this environment. Manage exposure multiple ways using the waveform, false color picture display, Stop display and Lightmeters. Manage color using the vector display, diamond display, CIE chart, and false color picture display for gamut.

All the tools that the Shading team would expect and more.

Post Production

Delivering high quality content to tight deadlines is critical to success in Post Production. Editors and colorists need trusted easy to use tools to adjust exposure levels, manage the look, match scenes and much, much, more. PRISM provides an array of new and traditional tools to manage exposure and color. These include Stop displays, CIE charts, customizable false color images for exposure and color gamut errors, waveforms and vector displays, all wrapped in a UI that can be personalized to work the way your team and workflows need it to work.

The PRISM preset system, event log, audio, video and data tool sets make Technical QC and mastering a structured and repeatable process. Get it done right, first time, every time.

Regulatory Compliance

Broadcasters are responsible for ensuring that their content meets regulatory compliance requirements. PRISM provides a complete toolset for Technical QC and compliance checking.

Closed Captions support for CEA-608/708 ARIB STD-B37 and World Standard Teletext (WST) with decode of subtitle pages using OP47/ST2031 Ancillary data SCTE104 data can be monitored in ANC Session and logged in Event Log.

Loudness monitoring that supports EBU R128:2014, ATSC A/85:2013 and BS.1770-2.

Gamut monitoring that supports EBU R103-3 (2020).

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