The WFM2300 waveform monitor is an ideal tool for field applications offering physical layer measurements (Eye & Jitter), cable simulation and margin test capabilities all in one portable instrument. In addition, the WFM2300 provides an array of basic video / audio monitoring tools with test signal generation features supporting a wide range of interfaces (SDI - SD / HD / Dual Link / optional 3G, optional optical SFP interface, discrete AES/EBU, LTC, Composite Sync) to quickly isolate, diagnose and resolve system issues and enable effective setup. A range of accessories expand the versatility of the WFM2300 for field operations.
|Model||Formats||Features||Measurements||Monitoring||Generator Options||Form Factor||List Price|
|WFM2300||SD, HD, Dual Link, 3G (Option 3G), Optical (Option SFP)||Waveform, Vector, Picture, Audio, Gamut, Status, Measure, Generator, Physical||Timing display, Status display, Data Analysis (Option DATA), A/V delay and propagation time measurements (Option AVDP)||SDI, Optical (Option SFP), AES/EBU, LTC, Analog sync pulse||Video, Audio and Dolby E (Option DBE) test signal||Tablet; AC, Replaceable / Rechargeable battery||Get Price|
|Portable form factor||Ideal for field applications or remote locations.|
|Rechargeable / replaceable battery system||Use the unit for extended periods of time with the easy to install replaceable battery.|
|4 Tile monitoring||See all the necessary signal information at a glance, with flexible configuration to suit your application.|
|Physical layer measurements||Isolate an issue quickly to shorten the system downtime.|
|Cable simulation and margin test||Quickly set up the system ensuring stable operation.|
|Multi physical interfaces support (SDI, Optical, AES/EBU, LTC, Composite sync)||Use the unit to diagnose any issues in broadcasting without the need for other tools.|
|ANC Data Inspector, Data List, Closed caption decode||Troubleshoot problems within ANC data of the signal.|
|Analog External Reference signal monitoring with waveform display||Check the quality of sync pulse signal for stable system operation. Along with Tektronix patented Timing display to ensure synchronization of the facility.|
|Multi-format video and audio Generator with Color Bar, Pathological Signal Generation with AES/Embedded test tones.||Quick signal path verification during system and/or equipment setup and troubleshooting.|
|16-channel embedded AES audio monitoring||Monitor audio levels on 16 channels simultaneously.|
|Loudness meter||Verify that the audio levels are within loudness measurement limits.|
Tips & Tricks: Using the Lightning display in Camera Set Up
The Lightning display provides both amplitude and interchannel timing information for the three channels of a component signal – within a single display. Download this Tips & Tricks to find out how to use it in Camera Set Up.
SDI Eye and Jitter Measurements
Reliable transmission of the SDI signal is dependent on a variety of factors. This guide explains how to use the WFM2300 to inspect the performance of the SDI signal and determine possible problems with the link.