Starlight Playout

Modular playout system


STARLIGHT is a modular playout system that is fully scalable. Each playout port contains its own local storage that caches the clips prior to playing.

Starlight is a modular playout system that allows the user to scale the system on the fly. It can be used from a small, single box playout system to a large, multi-channel workflow. Starlight is equipped with an IP based Device-Control module that can control an unlimited number of simultaneous output ports. Also available is an offline playlist creator, and backend workflow management system.



starlight modular workflow

Starlight Modular Workflow

Starlight is a completely file-based playout system that can work with third-party external storage (SAN/NAS) systems, as well as MOS compliant Teleprompters. Starlight also supports integration with third-party CG systems.


  • Form Factor: 19”, 1U with Mounting Rails (Extendable lengths 25” to 33.25”)
  • Power Supply: 570W AC power supply with PFC [ 24-pin, (8-pin=12V)] AC Voltage : 100 - 240V, 50-60 Hz, 7 - 3Amp
  • Dimensions: W x H x D: 17.2” x 1.7” x 19.8”
  • Temperature: Operating 10 - 35° C, Non-operating -40 - +70°C
  • Humidity: Operating 8 - 90% non-condensing, Non-operating 5 - 95% non-condensingVideo Output: 10 bit SD/HD switchable
  • Video Output: SDI (SD/HD) Output:- 4:2:2 SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 292M, 8/10 bit SDI (270 Mbps @ 525/625)
  • Audio Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
  • Sync Input: Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format
  • SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC
  • HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60