Micron HD - JPEG2000 Media Recorder

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Rock solid JPEG2000 media recorder with genlock and hot-swappable drives

Flawless playback from ultra-smooth slow motion up to 100X speed forward or reverse. Records critical ancillary data including 708 Closed Caption. Compact and rugged 1RU enclosure.

This amazing high definition digital video recorder delivers exceptional picture quality with JPEG2000 compression at an affordable price. Like all FFV digital recorders, the Micron features patented single-frame cueing latency, which makes this most responsive recorder available. The Micron HD is a broadcast quality record and playback device that fits in any environment.

  •   Affordable JPEG2000 quality in 1RU enclosure
  •   Records SD or HD JPEG2000.mov files
  •   Auto detect of SD/HD 50/59.94 FPS
  •   Data rate 100 Mbit/s
  •   4:2:2 sampling
  •   10 bit resolution
  •   Sony / Odetics RS-422 machine control
  •   8 embedded audio channels for HD, 4 for SD

To view JPEG2000 files created on an Micron HD or Micron HD in a computer environment (PC or MAC) the file format must be set to “.mov” and disk formatting to “FAT32” on the FFV unit, and you’ll need Apple’s QuickTime (QT) Player and FFV’s JPEG2000 codec. Simply extract the components and codec from the appropriate zipped file and copy to the system location indicated (see instructions below).


Microsoft Windows XP, 7, Or 8
QuickTime Component for Windows PC’s.

QuickTime_Win_DATE

Extract and copy it to the Windows System directory – “C:/Program Files/QuickTime/QTSystem”.

NOTE: With PC environments, we recommend buying the “Pro” version of Apple’s QT


Apple OS X
QuickTime Component for OS X MAC’s.

QuickTime_MAC_DATE

Extract and copy it to the QuickTime system directory – “/Library/QuickTime”.

NOTE: Codec only works with “Intel” powered MAC’s. The “library” directory is hidden, press the “Option” key on your keyboard, then select “Go” from the “Finder” application menu and “Library” will appear as a drop down menu . Select “QuickTime” and copy FFV’s JPEG2000 codec and components here. (You may need to create the “QuickTime” directory if it is not listed).

As new features are made available you are able to update your Micron HD with newer firmware via the serial port. Our customers have access to these features via firmware updates for the lifetime of the product.

PLEASE BE AWARE SOME FIRMWARE UPDATES WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO PLAY OLD FOOTAGE – we recommend you always read the firmware notes before updating your unit.

Please note when updating firmware make sure to use the appropriate FUD file, which is stated within HyperTerminal when connecting the unit to your PC.



Helpful Hints:
Locate the latest revision of firmware – filename xxx.fud (unzip the fud file to your desktop so it will be visible during the updating process).
Connect the Micron to your computer:
  1. Connect gender changer to RS-422 side of converter
  2. Connect 9 pin D-sub cable to RS-232 side of converter
  3. Connect gender changer side to the Micron HD
  4. Connect other side of 9 pin D-sub cable to serial port of computer
If the computer does not provide a 9 pin serial port, a USB to Serial converter is necessary – Keyspan (part number USA- 19HS) makes an inexpensive one that works well. If using a USB to serial converter please make sure the driver has been downloaded onto your computer.
Rock solid JPEG2000 media recorder with genlock and hot-swappable drives

Flawless playback from ultra-smooth slow motion up to 100X speed forward or reverse. Records critical ancillary data including 708 Closed Caption. Compact and rugged 1RU enclosure.

This amazing high definition digital video recorder delivers exceptional picture quality with JPEG2000 compression at an affordable price. Like all FFV digital recorders, the Micron features patented single-frame cueing latency, which makes this most responsive recorder available. The Micron HD is a broadcast quality record and playback device that fits in any environment.