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Slice 776

Teradek

Slice 776

H.265/H.264 (HEVC/AVC) Rack Mount Decoder

Product Code: TER-SLICE776

Suggested Retail Price £3,500+VAT

Where to buy

Stock status: In Stock; available from resellers

Kit List

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  • Real-Time H.264/H.265 (HEVC/AVC) Decoder
  • Dual-Band 2.4/5.8 GHz WiFi, Ethernet and USB Interfaces
  • HDMI and SDI Video Outputs (Outputs 1080p/30)
  • Built-In Scaler
  • 1U Rack Mount
  • OLED Display
  • Powers by AC Adapter or 2-pin Connector Battery

Slice 776 is a 1U rack mount H.265/H.264 decoder built for OB vans and enterprise applications. It enables video professionals to output low latency high definition 1080p video at up to 10Mbps via HD-SDI or HDMI. Slice 776 includes 2.4/5Ghz MIMO WiFi, ethernet, and cellular connectivity options and supports multiple transport protocols, including MPEG Transport Stream, and RTP/RTSP. With the addition of Teradek's Sputnik server, Slice 776 rack mount encoders gain IFB and remote monitoring capabilities that give broadcasters full control over their IP video deployments.

Teradek Firmware Version 8.2.5

New Features

  • Added 'Auto Format Conversion' option to 7xx decoders
    • Enabled is default behavior, allows conversion between incoming streams and decoder output formats
    • Disabling this option prevents audio/video sync drifting, requires matching stream and output formats
    • More info here: https://support.teradek.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019240394-700-series-decoders-format-conversion-and-audio-video-sync
  • Added RTMPS support
  • Added individual SDI audio channel selection (Custom audio pair selection)

Changes and Improvements

  • Improved audio/video sync robustness - see auto format conversion option above
  • Improved decoder stability
  • Bitrate can be changed without interrupting broadcasts
  • Web UI mobile display improvements -- Removed separate scrolling panels in web UI and other improvements
  • Use FFMPEG to generate HLS segments
  • Moved Sputnik selection into 'Advanced Settings' on cloud services page
7xx encoders and decoders
  • Quickview stream defaults to H.264

Bug Fixes

  • Bond module was sometimes not detected
  • Core-enabled Sputnik listing did not display all servers
  • Network connections could be reset when connecting/disconnecting modems
  • HTTP Live segment size, playlist length settings were ignored
  • Fixed some issues with NFS share compatibility
  • Could not log out from YouTube via front panel
7xx encoders and decoders
  • Decoder audio/video sync would drift after some time, see auto format conversion option
  • Decoder 1080i output only displayed 1 field
  • Decoder audio playback could stop after ~7 hours in some scenarios
  • Twitch audio/video sync drifted with 50/60 fps video
6xx encoders and decoders
  • Sputnik video stream could stop after some time when streaming out to RTMP destinations
  • Bonding protocol changes did not take effect until after a codec restart
  • HLS streaming did not start automatically on boot up, required codec restart

Teradek Firmware Version 8.2.4

New Features

  • None

Changes and Improvements

  • Improved audio/video sync robustness
  • Video stream is no longer interrupted when changing bitrate

Bug Fixes

  • Interlaced video fields were swapped between frames when deinterlacer was disabled
  • HDMI signal from some Atomos recorders was not recognized

Teradek Firmware Version 8.2.3

New Features

7xx encoders and decoders
  • Added camera triggered recording
  • Added close captioning support
  • Added 1080p23.98/24 support on 7xx decoders
  • Added SD resolution support

Changes and Improvements

  • Added recovery image version to web UI
  • Added firmware update check to web UI
7xx encoders and decoders
  • Improved encoder/decoder stability
  • Added restart encoder button to web UI
6xx encoders and decoders
  • Added framerate to codec info page

Bug Fixes

  • Network reset did not default all settings
  • Wrong sputniks were retrieved when changing company in Core
  • Restart video command from Core did not work
  • Node SA did not work with some carriers
  • Some settings were reset after firmware upgrade
  • Fixed some inconsistencies with status reporting
7xx encoders and decoders
  • Video stream could become corrupted after encoding for some time
  • Fixed most cases where audio/video sync drifted over time. Still investigating issues with multiple TCP clients or bonding connections
  • RTSP streams did not work with some clients
  • Fixed various issues with IFB stability
  • Slice encoder front panel would lock up if booted with USB-Ethernet adapter connected
  • Sputnik connection could reset if a single modem was disconnected/reconnected
6xx encoders and decoders
  • Recording to SD card failed if recording was enabled prior to codec initialization
  • 480p input resolution did not work

Teradek Firmware Version 8.2.1

New Features

  • Added manual audio/video sync adjustment

Changes and Improvements

  • Improved handling of Sputnik list requests from Core
  • Enabled loop out video from T-RAX HEVC encoder cards

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed various issues with audio/video sync
  • Video frame rate was initialized incorrectly for some video formats
  • Cube with Bond module failed to boot correctly when certain network adapters/modems were connected
  • MPEG-TS constant bitrate setting was not applied correctly
  • Key Frame Interval setting did not work correctly
  • Audio bitrate setting was ignored
  • H.264 profile setting was ignored
  • 7xx encoder Live:Air status always reported zero clients
  • Disabling quickview stream prevented 7xx encoders from starting

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