WFM / WVR5000 Series Waveform Monitor

WFM / WVR5000 Series Waveform Monitor

The WFM/WVR5000 series is the industry standard when monitoring basic video and audio content, at an affordable price.

Whether in the production or a post-production environment, the 5000 series offers uncompromising quality, HD/SD support, versatility through a range of software options, and the capability to handle 3G-SDI (WFM/WVR5200) and HDMI (WFM/WVR5250).

Video Format

HD/SD to
3G-SDI, HDMI

Audio Format

Embedded,
AES/EBU

Form Factor

3RU half-rack
short depth
or 1RU half-rack

High Quality Displays for Precise Alignment & Matching of Cameras

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The 5000 Series waveform monitors and rasterizers are as much an essential at a local studio as they are at a global sporting event through their unique combination of high quality waveform and vector trace displays.

As applicable for luma and chroma camera alignment, as in matching imagery in a multi-camera production, the 5000 series helps to quickly, easily, and precisely perform complex camera setups in a high pressure environment.

Highlights

  • TandemVu (waveform + vector) for precise camera alignment
  • Multi-camera balancing made simple with the Multiple Input Mode

Patented Displays Ensure Color Gamut Compliance

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The Tektronix suite of patented gamut displays on the 5000 series, make it easy to adjust and correct the color fidelity of the video signal while staying within acceptable color limits.

The goal, given the dictates of delivery to a variety of media devices and screens, is consistent delivery without ever sacrificing the artistic intent of the original content.

Highlights

  • Patented Diamond, Spearhead, and Arrowhead Gamut Displays
  • Luma Qualified Vector Display for precise color adjustment

Comprehensive Content Quality Control (QC)

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The 5000 Series waveform monitors and rasterizers offer optional audio loudness monitoring and measurements as well as in-depth monitoring and analysis of digital data (including ANC data). A single tool to handle all quality control (QC) of signals from HD/SD-SDI to 3G-SDI, provides the assurance of superb video and audio quality as well as regulatory compliance.

Highlights

  • Audio Loudness Monitoring (ITU-R BS.1770-3, EBU R 128, ATSC A/85)
  • ANC Data Inspector for in-depth ANC Data Monitoring
  • Closed Caption and Subtitle / Teletext Decode

Models

Model Form Factor Video Formats Audio Formats Measurements Special Features List Price
WVR5000 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WVR5250 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD HDMI Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WVR5200 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5000 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5250 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD HDMI Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5200 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
Model WVR5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WVR5250
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SD HDMIEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WVR5200
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SDEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5250
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SD HDMIEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5200
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SDEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model Form Factor Video Formats Audio Formats Measurements Special Features List Price
WVR5000 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WVR5250 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD HDMI Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WVR5200 1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5000 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5250 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD HDMI Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
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Configure & Quote
WFM5200 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" 3G, HD, SD Embedded Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, Gamut Basic HD & SD Monitoring
-
Configure & Quote
Model WVR5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WVR5250
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SD HDMIEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WVR5200
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SDEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5250
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SD HDMIEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring
Model WFM5200
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5"3G, HD, SDEmbedded
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Loudness Metering, Closed Caption, Subtitles, ANC Data, GamutBasic HD & SD Monitoring

Mobile & Studio Production

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The key to stunning images and a highly realistic viewing experience is proper setup, alignment, and matching of cameras before the event. The WFM/WVR5000 series is an equally valuable tool for local studio productions or global live sporting events whether delivered via HD/SD-SDI or 3G-SDI workflows.

Highlights

  • HD/SD-SDI format support with field installable option to add 3G-SDI support
  • TandemVu (waveform + vector) for precise camera alignment
  • Multiple Input Mode for multi-camera matching

Post Production

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The easy to understand displays on the WFM/WVR8000 series provide insight for editors and colorists to adjust the color fidelity while retaining confidence that the video signal remains within acceptable levels of gamut.

Highlights

  • Patented Diamond, Spearhead, and Arrowhead Gamut Displays
  • Luma Qualified Vector Display for precise color adjustment
  • Most comprehensive ANC data support and audio loudness monitoring for QC of content
  • Stereoscopic 3D video displays for 3D featured film content
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Color Correction for Video - Scene Matching
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Application Note 07 Jun 2018
Camera Setup, Matching and Alignment Application Note

Literature number: 25W-27159-0
Application Note 31 May 2018
Preventing Illegal Colors
To prevent the undesired impact of color gamut violations, Tektronix has developed several displays that simplify assessment of proper gamut compliance.
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Application Note 30 May 2018
Multiformat, Multistandard Compact Waveform Monitor
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Literature number: 2PW-26742-5
Datasheet
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 & legal.
Literature number: 25K-14700-0
Primer 09 Mar 2018
WFM5200 Series and WVR5200 Series Waveform Monitors and Waveform Rasterizers
This document describes the key features and known limitations of software version 2.6 and above of the WFM5250 Waveform Monitors and WVR5250 Waveform Rasterizers.
Part number: 077080200
Release Notes
WFM5200 Series and WVR5200 Series Waveform Monitors and Waveform Rasterizers
This document describes the key features and known limitations of software version 2.8.14 of the WFM5250 Waveform Monitors and WVR5250 Waveform Rasterizers.
Part number: 077080201
Release Notes
Multistandard, Multiformat Compact Waveform Monitors Datasheet
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Datasheet
WFM4000 and WFM5000
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Part number: 077244201
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Part number: 075096601
Field Install Instructions
WFM4000 and WFM5000
This document contains operation, installation, and feature information for the WFM4000 adn WFM5000 instruments.
Part number: 077243802
Primary User
WFM4000 and WFM5000
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Part number: 077243902
Performance Verification
WVR4000, WVR5000, WFM4000, & WFM5000
This document describes how to use the ferrite core included with the WFM4000, WFM5000, WVR4000, and WVR5000 instruments.
Part number: 071251600
Field Install Instructions
WVR4000 and WVR5000
This document is targeted to product users and explains operation and/or installation procedures. It may also provide information about features and functions, applications and troubleshooting.
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