Ross Carbonite Ultra Engine


Ross Carbonite Ultra Engine

Item: CUF-124

No PSU Included

SKU: 13750 Categories: , , , ,


More powerful, more compact, and more affordable than ever. Carbonite Ultra uses the latest technology to distill the best of the Carbonite series into a single, next generation platform.  Ultra-compact and ultra-powerful. Carbonite Ultra is a sleek 1RU chassis that improves upon the most popular Carbonite features and adds new format-independent hardware to handle multi-format productions with ease.
The new FrameGlow feature lets you customize the look of your switcher with a programmable RGB LED bar. FrameGlow is great for differentiating multiple chassis, monitoring switcher status and for use as an impossible-to-miss alarm indicator.
Carbonite Ultra is built on the industry-standard of Carbonite, the production switcher series that powers amazing productions for thousands of Ross customers worldwide. Experience the value of a software-defined switcher platform backed by a team with over 40+ years of production switcher development and one of the highest-rated customer support teams in the industry.
Yet again, Ross has re-defined the price / performance of a mid-size production switcher. Carbonite Ultra makes it more affordable than ever to introduce big switcher features into your productions.
Carbonite Ultra makes you productive immediately with a range of control choices and an included SoftPanel. Any of the Carbonite Black Series control panels can be paired with Ultra – an interface proven and familiar to tens of thousands of users globally. For novice operators, ViewControl lets you manage your show through a simple touchscreen interface. RossTalk protocol support takes multi-product integration and control to the next level.
What you see now is barely scratching the surface. Carbonite Ultra’s custom hardware platform is 240% more powerful than its predecessor, the Ross team will be using this processing power to deliver cutting-edge features via software updates and offer exciting future functionality. Carbonite Ultra is going to be your switcher for a lifetime.
Video the way you need it. Carbonite Ultra handles video in all common formats, and with a full set of I/O processing resources – including frame syncs, format converters, color correctors and proc amps – putting together a show in your required production format is a breeze.
Ultra’s next software release will provide 12G / UHD support with 18 inputs & 10 outputs in 12G mode, which includes 1 full ME & 2 MiniMEs as well as Chroma Key, MediaStores, and 4K DVEs – Carbonite Ultra represents unbelievable value for a 12G /UHD switcher.
Carbonite Ultra Production Features:
  • 24 SDI inputs
  • 14 SDI outputs
  • Up to 3 MEs with 4 full function keyers + transition keyer
  • 4 MiniMEs with 2 full function keyers
  • 2 floating UltraChrome chroma keyers
  • 8 floating DVEs
  • 4 MediaStores, each with key + fill
  • 4 MultiViewers with a total of 64 windows
  • Intelligent memory system and timeline macros
  • Complete set of I/O frame syncs, format converters, color correctors and proc amps
  • Support for SD, HD, 3G 1080P and 12GUHD video standards
  • Includes XPression LiveCG for high-quality production graphics
  • Serial and Parallel Tally and GPI/O connections
  • Live EDL data capture for non-linear editing suites

Carbonite Ultra Engine Multi-Definition Format Support:

480i, 576i, 720p50/59.94, 1080i50/59.94, 1080pSF 23.98/25/29.97, 1080p25/29.97/50/59.94

  • 24 Inputs and 14 Outputs (includes MV outputs)
  • 1 Reference Input and 1 Reference Output with H/V Adjustments
  • 1 ME with 4 Keyers plus a Transition Keyer. Expandable to 3 MEs
  • 4 MiniME with 2 Keyers and Full Preview
  • 4 Media Stores with Video and Alpha each
  • 8 2D DVE
  • 8 Frame Sync / Format Converters with Proc Amp and Color Correction
  • FSFC are assignable to any input or output. Option for Full I/O expansion
  • 2 Multi-Viewers – 1 System and 1 I/O Multi-Viewer.  Expandable to 4 Multi-Viewers (2 System and 2 I/O Multi-Viewer)
  • System Multi-Viewers have access to all Inputs, Outputs and Internal Buses. Up to 16 Windows each with 45 Layouts to chose from
  • I/O Multi-Viewers have access to all physical inputs and physical outputs. Up to 16 Windows each with 45 layouts to chose from
  • DashBoard Menu System and Virtual Panel
  • Carbonite Device Controls – AMP, RossTalk, PBUS, VISCA, Cambot, Yamaha Serial Midi (DM1000/01V96), TSL v3.1 and GVG 100 Editor Control
  • LiveEDL for “Live to Tap” events with quick turn around edit workflows
  • 24 GPIO (individually assignable as Input or Output)
  • 18 Tally
  • 2 AES for Media Store Audio
  • 1 LTC for Time Clock and Live EDL
  • 10 Bit Video Processing in All Video Formats
  • Single Brick, Dual Brick and Rack Mount Redundant Power are not included.