Leader has released a major update to its LVB440 IP analyser. The instrument’s IP traffic and signal monitoring resources are now supplemented by signal generation tools plus the ability to monitor and analyse SR Live Metadata required for mutual conversion of HDR and SDR.

It means operators can create placeholder reference signals locally using the integral GUI or remotely via NMOS. SDR and HDR signals such as chroma bars can be configured for specific video resolutions or refresh rates, including a user-definable video or audio ident, saving time during system setup or alteration. Placeholders can also be created to represent video and audio feeds that will be required later in the production timeline. Network connections such as remote OB or studio sources can then be tested before the start of a live transmission.



Analyse this: The updated Leader LVB440 in its compact 1U housing

It is particularly useful for simultaneous SDR and HDR transmission (such as Sony’s SR Live for HDR) for content transcoded from 4K HDR or HD HDR. Using metadata sourced from each camera, the LVB440 enables users to identify and correct potential issues quickly and effectively.

Housed in a compact 1U, the LVB440 allows efficient analysis of SD, HD, HD HDR, 4K and 4K HDR data flow over media networks of any size. Designed to monitor and analyse high-bitrate media traffic in broadcast production studios, OB vehicles, master control facilities and transmission networks, the analyser supports data rates of 10, 25, 40 and 50Gbps, extending up to 100Gbps via dual interfaces. Existing LVB440 models can be updated to the latest version via Leader’s website. 

Stand Number: 10.C01

Company: Leader Electronics