Mid Range aVS (2RU version)

The Mid-Range (2RU) aVS provides four bi-directional ports with genlock in a 2U chassis with redundant power supplies and offers at least 5 TB (usable) of internal storage protected by a hardware-based RAID-6 array. Each port has a range of connections, including SDI, Composite and Component video, and embedded, analogue and AES audio.

Product Code: AQVS34081AM0 (four-port / 5 TB usable version) - other configurations are available
Item: aQ Video Server, gen3, Hybrid, 2U, four-port SD/HD, SDI/analogue, mid-range, 5.4 TB (hardware RAID6), redundant PSU
aVS, third generation system
Four-port SD/HD video server with redundant PSU in a 2U chassis.
Each port individually configurable as recorder or player, with a range of analogue and digital connections.
Storage: eight HDD in removable caddies (not hot-swappable) providing 5.4 TB useable storage in a RAID-6 configuration.
On-board VGA, two 1GigE NICs
Firmware: aQ v4 (or later) firmware installed.
2U, 437 x 648 x 89 mm, rack rails included.
Not included: power cord, keyboard, mouse, monitor, network cable.

Hardware details:

  • 2U Chassis
  • Depth: approx. 65 cm
  • Dual PSU
  • Front indicators: Power status, Power fail, Hard drive activity, 2 x Network activity, System information
  • Front buttons: power on/off, system reset
  • Rear connections: 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x 1GigE NIC, 1 x VGA, 1 x RS232 serial
  • AV I/O: four bi-directional ports offering a wide range of analogue and digital video connections including SD/HD SDI, HDMI 1.4b (option), SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 ch balanced analog audio, 2 ch AES/EBU switchable to 6 ch out, Black Burst and Tri-Sync reference input, RS-422 control connections and a hardware down converter for SD-SDI monitor output.
  • Eight 1 TB HDD, rated for continuous operation, in removable (but not hot-swappable) caddies
  • Hard drive configuration: battery-backed, hardware RAID-6
  • Power supply: 740W High-Efficiency Power Supply (certification 80 Plus Platinum)
  • AC input:100-240Vac, 50-60Hz
  • Power Supply Safety / EMC: BSMI, CCC, FCC class A, TUV/CB, UL/CUL
  • Internal cooling: 3 x 8cm high-performance fans
  • Temperature range: 5°C ~ 35°C (41°F ~ 95°F) [operating] / -40°C ~ 70°C (-40°F ~ 158°F) [storage]
  • Humidity range: 8% ~ 90% (non-condensing) [operating] / 5% - 95% (non-condensing) [storage]

What's in the box:

  • aVS (2U chassis)
  • Removable front bezel
  • pair of rack rails
  • aQ v4 (or later) firmware pre-installed

What's not included:

  • power cords
  • keyboard, mouse, monitor
  • network / AV cable

All specifications and images subject to change without notice. A wide range of options and configurations are available, so this information can only be provided as representative of one particular model.