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 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 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 Configure & Quote
WFM5000 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring 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 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
ModelWVR5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
ModelWVR5250
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
ModelWVR5200
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
ModelWFM5000
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
ModelWFM5250
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
ModelWFM5200
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 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 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 Configure & Quote
WFM5000 1/2 Rack x 3RU x 5.5" HD, SD Embedded, AES/EBU Waveform & Vector, Audio Bars Basic HD & SD Monitoring 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 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
ModelWVR5000
Form FactorVideo FormatsAudio Formats
1/2 Rack x 1RU x 18"HD, SDEmbedded, AES/EBU
MeasurementsSpecial Features
Waveform & Vector, Audio BarsBasic HD & SD Monitoring
ModelWVR5250
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
ModelWVR5200
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
ModelWFM5000
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
ModelWFM5250
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
ModelWFM5200
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
TitleTypeDate
WFM5200,WVR5200,WFM5250 and WVR5250 Firmware

Part number: 063437404
Firmware 08 Aug 2017
Audio Loudness Measurement

This how to guide highlights the benefits of the Loudness Measurements software on the WFM6000/7000 series and WVR6000/7000 series products.
Literature number: 2PW-23514-0
How-to Guide 08 Aug 2017
10 Things you Need to Know About the Value of Scopes as Creative Tools

Have you ever wanted to make a final sequence look better? Have you ever wondered what colors you are really looking at? Tektronix has developed a set of tools that can help editors and colorists easily adjust the color fidelity of the image and…
Literature number: 28A-28122-1
Fact Sheet 08 Aug 2017
Tips and Tricks: Interpretation of HDMI EDID Data with the WFM5250 SDI/HDMI Waveform Monitor

Learn how to use the WFM5250 Waveform Monitor to analyze HDMI EDID packets.
How-to Guide 08 Aug 2017
Color Correction for Video

Chapter 3 excerpt from Hullfish's larger book on Color Correction for Video.
Literature number: 2BW-24403-0
Technical Brief 08 Aug 2017
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.
Literature number: 25T-19524-1
Application Note 08 Aug 2017
Primary Color Correction for Video - Tonal Range and Color Correction

Editor and Colorist Steve Hullfish demonstrates 4 reasons what external waveform monitors are needed for color correction: 1) Improves the Resolution 2) Displays the actual output 3) Preset monitor configurations save time 4) Unique Luma Qualified…
Literature number: 2PW-27350-0
Application Note 08 Aug 2017
Download the Custom Presets from the Color Correction for Video Using Custom Presets Application Note
Application Note 08 Aug 2017
Understanding Color and Gamut Poster

This graphical and intuitive poster provides a quick reference to understanding and addressing gamut issues.
Literature number: 25W-15618-5
Poster 14 Jun 2017
Understanding HD and 3G-SDI Video Poster

Literature number: 25W-15960-6
Poster 29 Mar 2017
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