WVR4000/5000 Waveform Rasterizer

Multi-format, multi-standard portable waveform rasterizers.

The WVR5000 and WVR4000 waveform raterizers offer uncompromised monitoring quality with sharp CRT-like traces, patented Gamut displays, Picture thumbnail, Display freeze and an Error log for 10,000 events for efficient content compliance verification.

These video rasterizers are ideal for a small edit suite or studio and provide an ideal solution for basic video and audio monitoring needs in a convenient 1RU half-rack form factor, suitable for space-constrained environments. Both models support options to accept power from a 12 VDC source. Both models come standard with support for 16 channels of Embedded Audio and 1 input for 2 channels of Digital AES audio.

Models in the WVR4000/5000 Waveform Rasterizer Series: 

Model Formats Features Monitoring Form Factor List Price
WVR4000 SD Quad Tile Gamut, Audio 1 RU Full Depth, Half Width DC Get Price
WVR5000 SD, HD Quad Tile Gamut, Audio 1 RU Full Depth, Half Width DC Get Price



Audio and Video Session DisplaysProvide at a glance notification of content errors for operations personnel.
Audio and Video Status DisplaysEnable more efficient diagnosis by providing the first point of reference to the source of the problem.
Patented Gamut displaysSimplify maintaining compliance across formats and color spaces using the Tektronix exclusive Diamond, Split Diamond, and Arrowhead displays.
Exclusive Push Button Thumbnail Picture displayEnables quick identification of source content and improved efficiency, no menu navigation required. Helps ensure you are monitoring the correct source.
Embedded or discreet audio monitoring inputsEnables both video and audio monitoring directly from a camera or other sources without the need for an additional piece of equipment.
TandemVu™ displayImprove operational efficiency with the ability to independently position and zoom overlaid displays to create an application-centric user interface.


Datasheet Accessory Description
TVF16 Full rack adapter for zero clearance mounting of two WVR5000, WVR4000, or SPG300
View Datasheet TVGF11A Full rack adapter for one WVR5000, WVR4000, or SPG300 in 1.75” rack space

Preventing Illegal Colors

To prevent the undesired impact of color gamut violations, Tektronix has developed several displays that simplify assessment of proper gamut compliance.

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.

Camera Measurements

Camera alignment is the key to great image quality. Alignment-related quality problems are costly to correct, but they're easy to avoid with the help of a versatile waveform monitor and a camera chart. Learn how to get variables like white balance and camera shading right before your first shot.

Understanding Color and Gamut Poster

This graphical and intuitive poster provides a quick reference to understanding and addressing gamut issues.

Troubleshooting and Analyzing Digital Video Signals with CaptureVu

The new CaptureVu function on the WFM7100 and WFM6100 provides a useful tool to assist engineers and operator maintain the video quality of their digital system.

Guide to Standard HD Digital Video Measurements

This guide discusses the basics of the digital signal and illustrates the measurements available to ensure your signals are valid and legal.

Surround Sound Audio Monitoring

Surround-sound technology has merged with digital television and other digital video technologies to create the home theater. Audio and video professionals need monitoring displays that help them visualize the auditory image that the viewer will experience.

Understanding HD and 3G-SDI Video Poster


Understanding and Troubleshooting Closed Captions

The February 2014 rule changes may force you to re-examine your ability to comply with FCC Closed Caption rules. This webinar examines the changes, and how to test for compliance using waveform monitors for SD or HD-SDI in Broadcast and using Elementary Stream Analyzers in Transmission.

Contact tekvideo@tektronix.com for a product demo or pricing.

Color Gamut Monitoring Webinar

Description: This webinar will explain how the industry's most comprehensive color gamut monitoring tools can be applied for precise color gamut adjustments when used in conjunction with Tektronix' patented Diamond gamut and Spearhead displays. Techniques using the new gamut monitoring technologies to help produce and qualify video content will also be covered.

WVR4000/5000 Waveform Rasterizer Related Information

Understanding Colors & Gamut Poster

Understanding Colors and Gamut This poster provides a quick graphical reference to understand gamut and how to correct gamut problems within the video signal.

Audio Loudness Monitoring How-To Guide

This is a hands-on guide for two different software releases for making Audio Loudness measurements. Download for free to update your products.

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