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SCORPION miniature input and output modules (MIOs) allow for ingest of video, audio, Ethernet and data into SCORPION media processing platforms. Supporting a wide range of different signal types, conversion, and processing features, these MIOs combined with SCORPION enclosures and software services allow for a high degree of customization and flexibility for many applications and workflows.

Signal Interfaces

Video

12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI
Analog Video/Reference

Audio

AES/MADI/Analog/
Intercom/DANTE*

Ethernet

10/100/1000MbE
10GE

Data

RS-232/422/485
GPIO/USB/SCTE

HDMI

4K/UHD/3G/HD

Features

  • SCORPION 18 Series supports up to 18x single- or 8x dual-slot modules
  • SCORPION-6 supports up to 6x single- or 3x dual-slot modules
  • SCORPION-4 supports up to 4x single- or 2x dual-slot modules
  • SCORPION-2 supports up to 2x single- or 1x dual-slot modules

MIO Modules

MIO-AES-D4

Single slot module to de-embed up to 4x AES from an SDI source. Supports up to 12G-SDI signal rates in SCORPION-4 or SCORPION-6, and up to 3G-SDI in SCORPION-2. Card edge IO include 4x unbalanced AES3 outputs on DIN connectors.

MIO-AES-LTC-D4

Single slot module to de-embed up to 4x AES or a single LTC channel from an SDI source. Supports up to 12G-SDI signal rates in SCORPION-4 or SCORPION-6, and up to 3G-SDI in SCORPION-2 and -X18 series frames. Card edge IO include 4x unbalanced AES3 outputs on DIN connectors.

MIO-AES-IN4-IP

Single slot module to encapsulate 4x unbalanced AES to SMPTE ST 2110-30. Supports configuration in mono, pair, group or 8-channel SMPTE ST 2110-30 mode with configurable packet timing.

MIO-AES-OUT4-IP

Single slot module to de-encapsulate 4x unbalanced AES from SMPTE ST 2110-30. Supports configuration in mono, pair, group or 8-channel SMPTE ST 2110-30 mode with configurable packet timing.

MIO-AES-IP

Single slot module to de-encapsulate 2x unbalanced AES from SMPTE ST 2110-30 and encapsulate 2x unbalanced AES to SMPTE ST 2110-30. Supports configuration in mono, pair, or group SMPTE ST 2110-30 mode with configurable packet timing.

MIO-AES-IN6-OUT6

Dual slot module supporting 6x bi-directional transport paths of balanced AES3 using SMPTE ST 2022-2/7. Uses a 2x12 terminal block connector.

MIO-AVR

Single slot module analog video/reference receiver using fiber transport. In a SCORPION-4/6 the reference can be transported over an IP network when the chassis is configured for SMPTE ST 2022-6 mode. Can be used in point to point or fanout applications. Requires a paired MIO-AVT input module.

MIO-AVT

Single slot module analog video/reference transmitter using fiber transport. In a SCORPION-4/6 the reference can be transported over an IP network when the chassis is configured for SMPTE ST 2022-6 mode. Can be used in point to point or fanout applications. Requires a paired MIO-AVR input module.

MIO-DE4-3G

Dual slot MIO module for inserting up to 8x GPIs in either timecode user bits or an encapsulated VANC packet, SCTE104 triggers, and up to 3x serial data in an encapsulated VANC packet. Support for 3G/HD-SDI only. SCTE triggers can be inserted using a GPI or a software control.

MIO-DD4-3G

Dual slot MIO module for triggering up to 8x GPOs (from timecode user bits, an encapsulated VANC packet, or embedded SCTE104 message) and de-embedding up to 3x serial data from an encapsulated VANC packet. Support for 3G/HD-SDI only.

MIO-DANTE-64

Dual slot module for bi-directional conversion of 64x Dante® channels to either TDM or MADI. Requires genlock application to frames for synchronization of TDM signals. Main and redundant connections to connected DANTE network with redundant TDM/MADI connections. For use in SCORPION-4 or 9821EMR-AG-HUB chassis.

MIO-GE-RJ45-IP

Single slot module with RJ-45 GbE access port. Onboard capabilities allow for either passthrough, VLAN modification (tagging, stripping, modification) or an IP tunnel of input packets.

MIO-HDMI-IN-3G

Single slot module for converting 3G/HD HDMI to SDI. Does not support HDR signaling or HDCP. Supports up to 8-channel PCM audio. HDMI converted sources are asynchronous (no input frame sync).

MIO-HDMI-OUT-3G

Single slot module for converting 3G/HD-SDI to HDMI. Does not support HDR signaling or HDCP. Supports up to 8-channel PCM audio.

MIO-HDMI-IN-4K

Dual slot module for converting 4K/3G/HD HDMI to SDI. Supports HDR signaling and up to 8-channel of PCM audio. Does not support HDCP. Supports ability to gearbox a 4K output to quad-link 2SI externally. With configuration, both the HDMI and SDI paths can be unique.

MIO-HDMI-OUT-4K

Dual slot module for converting up to 12G-SDI to 4K HDMI. Supports HDR signaling and up to 8-channel PCM audio. Does not support HDCP. Supports ability to gearbox an external quad-link 2SI to 4K HDMI. With configuration, both the HDMI and SDI paths can be unique.

MIO-HDMI-IN1-4K-IP

Dual slot module for converting HDMI up to 4K to either single-link SDI or SMPTE ST 2110. Supports HDR signaling, input frame sync, and up to 8 channels of PCM audio. Does not support HDCP.

MIO-HDMI-OUT1-4K-IP

Dual slot module for converting single-link SDI or SMPTE ST 2110 up to 12G rates to HDMI. Supports HDR signaling and up to 8 channels of PCM audio. Does not support HDCP.

MIO-HDMI-2-4K-IP

Dual slot module for bi-directional conversion of single-link SDI or SMPTE ST 2110 up to 12G rates to/from HDMI. Supports HDR signaling and up to 8 channels of PCM audio. Does not support HDCP. Supports tunneled Dolby® Vision transport over SMPTE ST 2110.

MIO-IT-IP

Dual slot module for two 4 wire intercom channels using SMPTE ST 2110-30 and ST 2110-40 transport. Supports unbalanced line level analog audio, RS-232/422 serial and GPIO.

MIO-MADI-2-IP

Single slot module for one bi-directional 56/64 channel MADI signal over SMPTE ST 2110-30 (conformance level C, 64-channel multicast).

MIO-USB-A & MIO-USB-B

Single slot module for USB-A/B HID device extension over IP networks. Does not support touch/data transfer, HID only.

MIO-VB-2-12G

Single slot module for 2x coaxial 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI/MADI signals. In SCORPION-2/4/6 paths can be configurable as input or output. In SCORPION-18 series frames device is 1 input and 1 output.

MIO-VTR-2-12G

Single slot module for 2x bi-directional coaxial 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI/MADI signals. For use in SCORPION-2/4/6 enclosures.

Ordering Information

MIO‑AES‑D4 Single slot module to de-embed up to 4 AES from SDI. Supports up 12G-SDI signal rates in SCORPION-4/6, 3G-SDI in SCORPION-2.
MIO‑AES‑LTC‑D4 Single slot module to de-embed up to 4 AES or 1 LTC from SDI. Supports up 12G-SDI signal rates in SCORPION-4/6, 3G-SDI in SCORPION-2.
MIO‑AES‑IN4‑IP Single slot module to encapsulate 4 unbalanced AES to ST2110-30.
MIO‑AES‑OUT4‑IP Single slot module to de-encapsulate 4 unbalanced AES from ST2110-30.
MIO‑AES‑IP Single slot module for 2 bi-directional unbalanced AES conversions between ST2110-30.
MIO‑AES‑IN6‑OUT6 Dual slot module supporting 6 bi-directional transport paths of either or AES3 (balanced) over ST2022-2/7. Uses a 2x12 terminal block connector.
MIO‑AVR Single slot module for analog video/reference output using fiber transport (or using ST2022-6 with SCORPION-4/6).
MIO‑AVT Single slot module for analog video/reference input for fiber transport (or using ST2022-6 with SCORPION-4/6).
MIO‑DE4‑3G Dual slot module for embedding up to 8 GPI or SCTE104 triggers and up to 3 serial data streams and VITC into 3G/HD-SDI ancillary space.
MIO‑DD4‑3G Dual slot module for de-embedding up to 8 GPO or SCTE104 triggers and up to 3 serial data streams from 3G/HD-SDI ancillary space.
MIO‑DANTE‑64 Dual slot module for bi-directional conversion of 64 DANTE channels to either TDM or MADI. For use in SCORPION-4 chassis types.
MIO‑GE‑RJ45‑IP Single slot module for GbE. Supports pass through, VLAN tagging, or tunneling.
MIO‑HDMI‑IN‑3G Single slot module for converting 3G/HD HDMI to SDI. Does not support HDR signaling or HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑OUT‑3G Single slot module for converting 3G/HD-SDI to HDMI. Does not support HDR signaling or HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑IN‑4K Dual slot module for converting 4K/3G/HD HDMI to SDI. Supports HDR signaling and no HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑OUT‑4K Dual slot module for converting 4K/3G/HD-SDI to HDMI. Supports HDR signaling and no HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑IN1‑4K‑IP Dual slot module for conversion of HDMI to 12G/6G/3G/HD SDI or ST2110. Supports a subset of HDMI 2.0b without HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑OUT1‑4K‑IP Dual slot module for conversion of 12G/6G/3G/HD SDI or ST2110 to HDMI. Supports a subset of HDMI 2.0b without HDCP.
MIO‑HDMI‑2‑4K‑IP Dual slot module for bi-directional conversion between 12G/6G/3G/HD SDI or ST2110 and HDMI. Supports a subset of HDMI 2.0b without HDCP.
MIO‑IT‑IP Dual slot module for two 4 wire intercom channels using ST2110-30 and ST2110-40. Supports unbalanced line level analog audio, RS232/422 serial, and GPIO.
MIO‑MADI‑2‑IP Single slot module for one bi-directional 56/64 channel MADI signal over ST2110-30 (conformance level C).
MIO‑USB‑A Single slot module for USB-A HID device extension.
MIO‑USB‑B Single slot module for USB-B HID device extension.
MIO‑VB‑2‑12G Single slot module for coaxial 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI/MADI signals. 2 paths per card (direction flexibility is chassis dependent).
MIO‑VTR‑2‑12G Single slot module for coaxial 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD/ASI/MADI signals. 2 inputs and 2 outputs per card (limited to 1 in 1 out in SCORPION-18 chassis types).

MIO Module Suffix

-SA MIO module suffix used when product ordered in SCORPION-2/4/6 chassis (exception of -IP HDMI modules)
-X18 MIO module suffix used when product ordered in SCORPION 18 series chassis (exception of -IP HDMI modules)

Enclosures

SCORPION-2 Silent miniature SCORPION chassis. Supports up to 2 single, or one dual slot module and up to 4 SFP slots
SCORPION-4 Silent standalone SCORPION chassis. Supports up to 4 single, or two dual slot modules and up to 4 SFP slots. Integrated crosspoint routing and gateway support for either ST2022-2/6/7 or ST2110
SCORPION-6 Silent standalone SCORPION chassis. Supports up to 6 single, or 3 dual slot modules and up to 2 SFP slots. Integrated crosspoint routing and gateway support for either ST2022-1/2/6/7 or ST2110
SCORPION-X18 1RU SCORPION chassis. Supports up to 18 single, or 8 dual slot modules and 18x SFP slots. Includes integrated 12G crosspoint, power module, and power brick. Frame controllers not included