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SurroundControl 31960 Series

A Surround Monitoring Controller combined with RTW’s Surround Sound Analyzer in a compact rackmount package for video studios

SurroundControl is our flagship product line for controlling, analyzing and monitoring stereo, surround sound and multichannel programs. It combines the metering functions of the RTW surround display devices and the control functions of an eight-channel monitoring controller – a true high performance system.

Loudness measurements of version 4 follow all relevant loudness standards: EBU R128, ITU-R BS.1770-3/1771, ATSC A/85 and ARIB. Therefore, extensive functions are available. For example, the LRA instrument combines the measurement and visualization of two critical loudness parameters (program loudness, loudness variances within short time periods) in a straightforward and intuitive way.

31960 Series

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Touch Monitor TM9

The graphical user interface used in the TouchMonitor TM9 is controlled simply by using your finger or a mouse. Instruments can be scaled, randomly positioned and combined in almost every way for optimized use of available screen space. Even multiple instruments of the same type, assigned to different input channels and configurations, can be displayed simultaneously. Plus, a context-sensitive, on-screen help feature supports the user, allowing him to make setup changes with ease.
A major enhancement is the possibility to measure and to display signals of the 7.1 DD+ surround format. Beside the display with classic PPM instrument, the signal is available for loudness measurements according to all relevant loudness standards. In addition, RTW’s Surround Sound Analyser has been expanded to display the balance and the subjective impression of the 7.1 DD+ format at a glance in a very clear graphical overview.

Features:

Easy and fast touch screen control with comfortable onscreen help

Highly flexible screen layout options with scalable instrument

Powerful DSP platform for parallel display of multiple instruments

16 channel audio interfacing including analog, AES3 and AES3id (depending on hardware version)

3G-SDI interface for up to 32 input channels (TM9 hardware option)

Fully scalable, modular software approach for flexible configuration and easy on-site upgrades

Ethernet/LAN, USB, VGA and GPIO ports

9″ touch screen 16 : 9 TFT

Table-top unit, approx. 245 x 165.5 (185.5) x 46.5 (95) mm, W x H x D (with table-stand), incl. mains adapter

Flush mount versions available (please contact our sales department)

Standard Software (2-ch. PPM, TruePeak meter, correlator, global keyboard, gain reduction)

Other software modules available as options.

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SurroundControl 31900 Series

SurroundControl is RTW’s flagship product line for controlling, analysing and monitoring stereo, surround sound and multichannel programs. It combines the metering functions of the RTW surround display devices and the control functions of an eight-channel monitoring controller – a true high performance system.

The revised version 4 includes a new DSP board and allows loudness measurements according to the relevant loudness standards: EBU R128, ITU-R BS.1770-2/1771, ATSC A/85 and ARIB.

The new LRA instrument combines the measurement and visualization of two critical loudness parameters (program loudness, loudness variances within short time periods) in a straightforward and intuitive way. For existing units with software version 3 (03.00.nn) an upgrade kit to version 4 is available (–> see Options).

The 3G/HD/SD-SDI de-embedder option now available expands the audio signal analysis to 3G-SDI data streams and surround format 7.1 DD+. Depending on the model SurroundControl is already equipped with it.

Features:

Unique eight-channel combination of powerful surround sound metering and analyzing, monitoring controller and router fully integrated in one easy-to-use system for external VGA displays

RTWs unparalleled Surround Sound Analyzer for fast in-depth evaluation of any surround program up to 7.1

Multi-standard PPMs and loudness metering for stereo and surround channels
True Peak metering

Total loudness, integrated loudness with dynamic timewindows, loudness history, chart recorder

Comfortable Loudness measurements acc. to EBU R128, ITU-R BS.1770-2/1771, ATSC A/85, and ARIB

Additional customer mode to adapt Loudness measurements to individual needs

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