Grass Valley Kaleido-Solo



Kaleido-Solo is a compact, standalone 3G/HD/SD SDI video to HDMI converter that enables the use of low-cost LCD displays for video and loudness/dialnorm monitoring. Ideal for many professional monitoring applications, including production, mobile truck, post-production and broadcast, Kaleido-Solo eliminates the cost and complexity of a traditional loudness monitoring device.


  • 3G/HD/SD to HDMI converter for video and audio monitoring
  • Offers high quality and rich monitoring using a low-cost LCD panel
  • Dual program loudness and dialnorm monitoring over time (KS-910 only)
    • Enhanced loudness measurements
    • EBU R128
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-1
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-2
    • ATSC A/85 ITU BS.1770-3
    • ARIB TR-B32
    • Full-screen layout
    • Loudness configurable alarm threshold
    • Offline capture automation (EOM/SOM)
    • Optional logging capabilities via iControl or iControl Solo
    • Measure from internal down mix processing
  • Automatic input format detection
  • Supports 525i, 625i, 720p, 1080i and 1080p video resolutions
  • Multiple frame rate support including 23.98p/PsF, 24p/PsF, 25p/PsF, 50i, 50p, 59.94i and 59.94p
  • Built-in scaler/deinterlacer
  • Optical SFP fiber input/output options
  • S/PDIF digital audio terminal that can output either:
    • A 5.1 downmix
    • Any PCM stereo pair
    • An incoming Dolby Digital stream
  • Analog audio terminal that can output either:
    • A 5.1 downmix
    • Any PCM stereo pair
  • Selectable burn-in and metadata overlay
    • History graph of audio loudness levels and dialnorm
    • ALM (audio level, phase and peak meters)
      • Can display from Dolby-E (KS-910 only)
      • Can display from internal down mix (KS-910 only)
    • Timecode
      • Customizable names
    • Aspect ratio markers
    • Dynamic UMD (under monitor display) and tallies
    • Subtitling (608, Legacy 608, 708, Teletext, OP-47)
    • V-Chip/CAD
  • Menu navigation through web browser
  • Monitor power saving mode
  • Configurable presets
  • Configurable general purpose input/output (GPIO)
  • Automatic aspect ratio support
  • Video scaling and positioning options
  • HDMI 5.1 audio support
  • Easy configuration using on-screen menus
  • Failsafe mechanism for unsupported monitor resolutions
  • Convenient mounting bracket included
  • Optional remote control for menu navigation and configurable buttons

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