SCL-1200 Series

SCL-1200 Series

SCL-2200 Series

SCL-2200 Series

Centralized Playback Server
SCL Series

SCL-1200 Series • SCL-2200 Series

Overview

Enabling playback of thousands of movies from a central server to each and every screen in a 30-plex cinema, the SCL Series of centralized playback servers are designed for unmanned operation using Cinema Automation CA2.0 technology.

 

SCL Series servers offer each auditorium access to a wide assortment of movies from a centralized server without the need of local storage attached to every media server. They are designed with scalability and reliability in mind. Their storage capacity can be customized based on the number of screens (from 4 to 30) and the number of movie titles (up to a few thousands DCPs) to be stored and streamed to all the auditoriums. With the storage capacity increased by up to 100 times when compared to the traditional method, SCL Series servers are the answer to exhibitors’ demand for an “online” content solution that enables them to maintain competitiveness in today’s market.

 

By integrating SCL Series servers with Cinema Automation CA2.0, cinema operation can be streamlined with Automatic Content Management, Show Playlist Generation and Intelligent Cinema Equipment Management. Manual operation or human intervention is significantly reduced.

Key Features

Content ingestion time is greatly eliminated (approx. 30 minutes ingest time per movie)

Centralized content playback to 30 screens is enabled with one single ingest to SCL-2230 server. Repetitive content ingest for each auditorium is eliminated.

Greater flexibility in content scheduling

Content can be real-time programmed with ease according to the changing demand; programmer can choose any movie (from a library of thousands of movies) to play on any screen, or to all the screens.

Playback stability and reliability increase by 30 times1

Traditional IMBs need local HDD storage hence content ingest and playback is a slow painful process that often results in interruption during screening. SCL-2230 server performs fast real-time content ingest (local storage is not needed for each media server) with uninterrupted playback to all 30 screens. It offers unprecedented efficiency in operation and flexibility in programming.

Content storage of each and every auditorium increases by 100 times and to up to 2,000 movies when compared to local storage

SCL-2230 supports RAID-6 hot swappable storage of up to 204TB. Content is stored in centralized server and is live-streamed to all the auditoriums. Content storage of each and every auditorium increases by 100 times2  and access over 2,000 DCl-compliant movies.

Fail-safe technology

In the unlikely event of SCL central server failure, there is no interruption to the operation of the multiplex. GDC cinema media servers and SCL series servers are built with point-to-point fail-safe technology to ensure seamless and autonomous playback even in the absence of the central server or its network. Please refer to GDC cinema media server – SR-1000 with CineCache™ technology.

Simultaneously ingest and playback to multiple auditoriums

Ingest at maximum speed while streaming content up to 30 auditoriums simultaneously. DCP ingestion and transfers are enabled during centralized playback.

The comparisons are based on the actual operation in a multiplex with 30 screens:

1 Between the usage of traditional systems with up to 30 local storage devices and the usage of a SCL-2230 for all 30 screens.

2 Between a local storage device with 2TB capacity and a SCL-2230 server with 204TB capacity.

Specfications

SCL-1200 Series: SCL-1208

Dimensions

482 (W) x 650 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight12.85 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption550W
System OS512GB SSD
Content Storage

16TB to 84TB

Network Interface

2 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x RJ45 (10GBase-T)

USB Interface

2 x USB 2.0 + 5 x USB 3.0

SCL-1200 Series: SCL-1214

Dimensions

482 (W) x 650 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight12.85 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption550W
System OS512GB SSD
Content Storage

16TB to 84TB

Network Interface

2 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x RJ45 (10GBase-T)

USB Interface

2 x USB 2.0 + 5 x USB 3.0

SCL-2200 Series: SCL-2208

Dimensions

482 (W) x 740 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight25 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption500W
System OS250GB SSD
Content Storage

20TB to 204TB

Network Interface

4 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x SFP+ (10GBase-SR)

USB Interface

4 x USB 3.0

SCL-2200 Series:SCL-2214

Dimensions

482 (W) x 740 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight25 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption500W
System OS250GB SSD
Content Storage

20TB to 204TB

Network Interface

4 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x SFP+ (10GBase-SR)

USB Interface

4 x USB 3.0

SCL-2200 Series: SCL-2220

Dimensions

482 (W) x 740 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight25 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption500W
System OS250GB SSD
Content Storage

20TB to 204TB

Network Interface

4 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x SFP+ (10GBase-SR)

USB Interface

4 x USB 3.0

SCL-2200 Series: SCL-2230

Dimensions

482 (W) x 740 (D) x 88 (H) mm

Weight25 kg (without HDD)
Operating Temperature10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F )
Operating Humidity8 to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude10,000ft. (3,000m)
Power Requirement

100V to 240V, 60/50Hz, 5A

Maximum Power Consumption500W
System OS250GB SSD
Content Storage

20TB to 204TB

Network Interface

4 x RJ45 (1000Base-T)

2 x SFP+ (10GBase-SR)

USB Interface

4 x USB 3.0

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Centralized Playback Server SCL Series