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Graphite All-In-One Production System

Real Switcher. Real Graphics. Real Audio. Graphite is an all-inclusive system that combines superb big switcher performance with visually stunning 3D graphics, instant access clip servers and pristine audio clarity – all with the reliability of separate system components.

COMPACT PRODUCTION SOLUTION
Graphite provides a full production solution within a single 4RU frame. This simplifies connectivity, saves space, and makes it easy to take top-quality productions on the road.

ULTRA-RELIABLE
Rely on a system with consistent performance and immunity to traditional all-in-one software issues, thanks to unique dedicated hardware.

ULTRA-DURABLE
Built to withstand the rigors of a mobile production with carefully engineered physical construction. Graphite systems are extensively shake and bake tested before shipping.

FULLY-EQUIPPED SYSTEM
Every aspect of the Graphite system is built with the quality of separate system components. The value of a single all-in-one system with no need for external supplement cannot be overstated.

FLEXIBLE WORKFLOW
Crew your show as you see fit. A single operator can run an entire show through all-encompassing control, or roles can be separated for multiple operators during high-intensity events.

INCREMENTAL GROWTH
Switcher resources and graphics power can be upgraded via software licences – and additional equipment is available through a single vendor for effortless integration and guaranteed support.

Features include:

Carbonite Switcher
Switch with confidence on Carbonite – the hallmark Ross Video product. Decades of production switcher experience have gone into this mid-sized power house, resulting in a truly incredible feature-set.

Powerful XPression Graphics
Near limitless layering on a single channel, with true 3D objects and animations, XPression Graphite is the motion graphics engine that simply can’t be matched by other all-in-one systems.

Integrated Clip Server
Creatively utilize video clips with instant access and frame accurate recall with XPression Clips. Record video or store XPression Graphite animations for use in your productions.

Unmatched Audio
Handle demanding live audio with the professional RAVE production engine. Do more than you ever imagined was possible in an all-in-one system with this hardware-based, 46-channel digital audio mixer.

DashBoard Control
Create a control workflow for your specific production environment, with DashBoard network control software.

Graphite PCIe
Graphite is built with unique hardware to ensure high quality performance and total reliability.

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Specifications

Graphite comes in a variety of ME & Input configurations:

  • 2ME 13 IN (12 SDI + 1 HDMI) 8 OUT (6 SDI + 2 HDMI)*
  • 2ME 9 IN (8 SDI + 1 HDMI) 8 OUT (6 SDI + 2 HDMI)**
  • 1ME 9 IN (8 SDI + 1 HDMI) 8 OUT (6 SDI + 2 HDMI)**
  • 1ME 5 IN (4 SDI + 1 HDMI) 8 OUT (6 SDI + 2 HDMI)**

* On the full 2ME 13IN configuration, all outputs are fully configurable
** On other configurations, 2 outputs are fully configurable

 

Aside from MEs & I/O, all Graphite configurations have the same operational features:

Included Graphics Templates
Get started with fluid graphics right out of the box.
Graphite ships with a complete package of easily-customized graphic templates designed by Ross Video’s creative services team – Rocket Surgery.

Control Devices

Carbonite Black Panels
Graphite works with any Carbonite Black panel. With the widest range of panel sizes, it’s easy to find one that fits your operation. For every task you need to perform there is a dedicated button, no more searching and stepping through menus. Carbonite has been a success with thousands of operators because the most complex tasks can be performed quickly and easily.

DashBoard Control
Crew your show as you see fit, with DashBoard network control. This software application provides full control of the internal Carbonite switcher and RAVE audio mixer, making it easy to separate roles for multiple operators during high-intensity events. Want to keep staffing costs low? A single operator can efficiently run an entire show with a DashBoard CustomPanel, a single customized interface that can streamline control of your entire production solution.

ViewControl
ViewControl consolidates the control of a Graphite system onto a single intuitive touch screen interface. Now via the internal Carbonite’s powerful Custom Control macros and Ross DashBoard interface, every production element is visually displayed for instant touch selection.

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