TSS-4200 puts 4 channels all in a small 1U form factor. Recording in common file formats for easy transfer for editing or archiving as well as capturing closed caption data and other ancillary data.

In addition, the TSS-4200 contains the same great standard feature set as all other TSS servers.


  • Record and play in 720p, 1080i or SD on any channel
  • Various standard codec and file formats are accepted for playout, such as H.264 or MPEG-2 in .mxf, .mp4, .mpg or .mov containers.
  • Independently configure each output to broadcast in 720p, 1080i or SD
  • Perform jog and shuttle for rapid movement within a clip
  • Smooth slow motion playout
  • 16 channels of embedded audio per video channel
  • Configurable for 29.97/59.94 or 25/50
  • High quality 10 bit video and 24 bit audio support


  • Redundant cooling and power
  • Redundant RAID 5 storage
  • Linux based operating system


  • HD-SDI, SD-SDI compatibility
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Serial port control for each channel via the VDCP or Odetics protocols for use with automation or remote controls
  • Independent GPI inputs and outputs (12 each) for external triggering or control


  • Automatic conversion plays SD and HD files back-to-back
  • Local software GUI
  • Remote control from a PC
  • Record & playlisting


SKU: TSS-4200
  • Specs


    • Video Input 2 Channels
    • Video Outputs 4 Channels
    • Simultaneous video streams 2 record and 2 playout,1 record and 3 playout or 4 playout
    • HD Input/Output HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M)
    • Video Format 1080i at 29.97 or 25 Hz; 720p at 59.94 or 50 fps; 525/60 NTSC; 625/50 PAL
    • Encoding Format H.264 or MPEG2
    • HS/SD Scaling Up, Down, and Cross Conversion of Any File Format to Selected Output
    • Jog/Shuttle Zero to 128X, forward/reverse
    • Slow Motion Play with audio Zero to +/- 2X, forward/reverse
    • Frame Accuracy Frame accurate play, pause and stop
    • Genlock Input Blackburst or tri-level


    • Ancillary Data HD – 608/708 in VANC; SD – Line 21 VBI
    • AUDIO INPUTS / OUTPUTS (per video channel)
      • SDI Embedded Audio 16 channels
      • Disk Storage System SATA array, four – 1 or 2 Terabyte drives, Hardware RAID 5 controller
      • Total Capacity 8 Terabytes (4 Terabytes standard model)
      • Drive Replacement Hot Swappable, removable from behind front panel


    • Networking Gigabit Ethernet
    • Serial Control VDCP or Odetics protocols, 9-pin on CXP-5 module (optional).
    • GPI Control 12 Inputs, Outputs, Programmable on CXP-5 module (optional)


    • Fault Monitoring LEDs Front Panel LEDs, power, system, network
    • Fault Monitoring Output GPI output, open collector
    • Software Updates USB
    • Power Supply Dual Redundant, 100-250V – 50/60 Hz. 750W, rear panel plug-in
    • Cooling Redundant fans
    • Chassis 1-RU x 19” Rack, Weight: approx 45 lb. (22 kg)


    • CXP-5 Serial and GPI control module. 1 RU (optional)