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
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 06 Mar 2017
Dual Link Application Note

Identifying errors within the transmission of Dual Link signals and monitoring the separate or combined data streams.
Literature number: 25W-21314-0
Application Note 12 Feb 2017
16-Channel Audio Monitoring How To Guide

This How To Guide provides an overview of how to configure the waveform monitor to view all 16 Channels of embedded audio and quickly switch to 1-8 and 9-16 audio channels.
Literature number: 2PW-24918-0
How-to Guide 12 Feb 2017
Audio Loudness Monitoring How-To Guide

This hands-on guide making Audio Loudness measurements with the Tektronix waveform monitors or rasterizers provides step by step instructions on how to configure a waveform monitor to make loudness measurements to one of the standards ATSC A/85, EBU…
Literature number: 2PW-25721-2
How-to Guide 06 Feb 2017
Tektronix Video System Integration CAD File

Tektronix makes available outline drawings for system integrators of waveform monitors, waveform rasterizers, test signal generators, and changeover units. 
Technical Brief 04 Jul 2016
Camera Setup, Matching and Alignment Application Note

Literature number: 25W-27159-0
Application Note 20 May 2016
The Benefits of External Waveform Monitors in Color Correction for Video

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-27358-0
Application Note 20 May 2016
Color Correction for Video - Scene Matching

Editor and Colorist Steve Hullfish demonstrates how to make two shots in a scene look like they belong together even if they were shot by different cameras or at different times of day. Learn how to save time by overlaying the LIVE feed from your…
Literature number: 2PW-27351-0
Application Note 20 May 2016
LQV (Luminance Qualified Vector) Measurements with the WFM8200/8300 How To Guide

Learn how the patented Luminance Qualified Vector (LQV) Display enhances the current Diamond/Split Diamond, Arrowhead and Vector Displays.
Literature number: 28W-25197-0
How-to Guide 20 May 2016
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…
Literature number: 25W-17981-1
Application Note 20 May 2016
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