Lynx Technik selects PHABRIX Qx for major test & measurement upgrade

Lynx Technik selects PHABRIX Qx for major test & measurement upgrade

IP capabilities and 12G processing make Qx the ideal choice for advanced testing

Lynx Technik AG, the German developer of high quality products for the professional and broadcast market sectors, has purchased a further three PHABRIX Qx advanced IP/SDI rasterizers to ensure the best possible testing processes for its products. The systems were supplied by Logic Media, a PHABRIX Distributor.

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Stefan Gnann, CEO, Lynx Technik, said, “Lynx Technik AG is well known for rigorous 100%-QA testing on the products we deliver to customers. As technical requirements are changing, with 12G processing, AES requirements and customers transitioning to IP workflows, we needed to replace our legacy testing equipment with the latest and best test system – so we chose the PHABRIX Qx.”

Qx is the world’s first fully flexible rasterizer for hybrid IP/SDI analysis and video/audio monitoring, offering the latest hybrid IP/SDI test and measurement tools for environments that require 4K/UHD (12G/6G/3G-SDI), HD-SDI as well as SMPTE ST 2110, ST 2022-7, ST 2059 (PTP), AMWA NMOS and ST 2022-6 formats. The instrument set includes tools for rapid fault diagnosis, compliance monitoring and product development.

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The Qx rasterizer offers media analysis for broadcast operator HD-SDI environments, with picture view, waveform analyzer, vectorscope, 32 channel audio metering and ANC status as standard. The fully flexible architecture offers upgrades for UHD/4K-SDI, SMPTE 2110 and ST 2022-6, HDR, Audio and Video generation as well as engineering grade data view and ANC packet inspection. The Qx also supports AES IO, with four versatile bi-directional unbalanced interfaces. It can also handle audio conversion from SDI input to AES output for both PCM and Dolby encoded audio, and AES input signals can be routed to other AES outputs providing a single loop output or up to 3 copy outputs.

Lynx Technik already had a Qx rasterizer in its development lab, so already had a good understanding of its capabilities. This unit now joins the three new systems in the test department.

“PHABRIX provides reasonably priced, future-proofed solutions that offer exceptional value for money. The Qx gives us the IP-ready capabilities we need, and it is also easy to use,” added Gnann.

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About LYNX Technik:

LYNX Technik AG is an industry leader and technology provider of signal processing solutions for broadcast and professional use. LYNX Technik AG is an independent privately owned company with its headquarters, research and manufacturing facilities based in Weiterstadt, Germany. Sales and Support is covered through secondary distribution channels managed from its headquarters in Germany and the USA.

About PHABRIX

PHABRIX is a world leader in broadcast test and measurement, with a full range of portable and rackmount systems for rapid fault diagnosis, compliance monitoring, and product development. Technology strengths include IP video stream generation and analysis, advanced HDR/WCG visualization, and ultra-responsive physical layer analysis. The product portfolio includes the top-of-the range Qx 12G for hybrid IP, 4K/UHD, and HDR/WCG signal generation, analysis, and video/audio monitoring. The advanced, rackmount Rx range provides fast intermittent fault diagnosis in 3G/HD-SDI environments, using video capture and remote access. For applications demanding ultra-portable instruments, the company also offers the award-winning Sx range. PHABRIX maintains its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the UK.

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