Media Advantage Playout System

Schedule-Based Play to Air Server System that provides 24x7 play to air capabilities with SD/HD support including advanced scheduling software, DTMF/GPIO support, Ad Insertion, and As run database system.


Key Features Included

  • Multi-format support
  • CC 608/708 & Line21 Decoding
  • Optional SD/HD/4K SDI Output
  • Tons of Customization Options
  • Optional ASI Output
  • Media File Info Parsing
  • Optional 10G IP Output
  • Scheduling Software
  • Local Video Display
  • Priority Email Support
  • WideOrbit Playlist Import
  • WideOrbit AsRun Export
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Scheduling Software

Playback media from user-made schedule.

The Media Advantage Scheduling Software allows operators to quickly and easily build daily and weekly schedules. Operators can be trained to use the software in minutes. Easily import playlists created from the Vela Playlist Builder, WideOrbit, and other third party traffic and billing systems.

Confidence Monitoring

Live local video playback, audio levels, and 608/708 closed captioning.

User Interface includes live local video playback, audio levels, and 608/708 closed captioning previews to ensure correct and smooth playback.

Playlist Editor & Layout

Easy to read playlist format.

Import playlists from the Vela Playlist Builder, WideOrbit, and other third party traffic and billing systems. Schedule timed media, switch, or ad insertion window events. Insert comments/notes throughout your playlist. Special icons are associated with each event, switch or comment. Visual indicators show when time gaps are present in a playlist.

As Run Database

See when an event is executed by date and export.

Search and review As Run records, generate reports, and export to WideOrbit, CSV, and customizable file formats for proof of advertising or billing records.

Product Features

Closed Captioning Support Insertion of CC 608 and 708 into HD/SD SDI output.
Multi-Format Decoding Decodes MPEG2 and H264 content.
Scalable Output Multi-Channel support available.
Flexible Video Output Configuration HD/SD/4K SDI, Analog, and HDMI options available.
10G IP Outputs available.
ASI Outputs available.
Confidence Monitor Built in video confidence monitoring with audio level meters and CC display.
Import/Export Options Import playlists and export AsRun logs in WideOrbit, Vela Playlist Builder, and other third party traffic and billing formats.
Vela Playlist Builder Schedule playlists can be created on separate machine using standalone application for future use.
Switch Integration Integrates and controls BlackMagic Design Video Hub Switches and others.

Product Specifications

DVB-ASI Full 213 DVB-ASI Transmitter.
Signalling rate is full 270 Mbps
  • 1 Gbps Ethernet
  • 10 Gbps Ethernet available (optional)
  • SMPTE 2022 Multicast
  • UDP TS/MP4 Unicast/Multicast
  • SD/HD MPEG2 or H264
  • 1080i: 25 (50), 29.97 (59.94)
  • 720P: 50, 59.94
  • 480i/486i: 29.97
  • 576i/582i: 25
  • 5.1 AC-3, 2.0 AC-3
  • MPEG1 Layer2
Closed Captioning
  • CEA 608
  • CEA 708
  • Line21

System Specifications

  • 1.5RU (use 2RU rackspace)
  • 16.8” x 2.6” x 13”(WxHxD) ultra quiet chassis
Gross Weight
  • 19 lbs
  • 4TB of local storage (additional storage available)
Operating System
  • Windows 7 Pro OS for easy network integration
Power Supply
  • 100-240VAC 50/60Hz auto range rated at 250 Watts