Using a full-length 1U universal system, our U8000 employs an array of software modules and internal cards to create a subtitle transmission system that meets your exact requirements.

Running our Polistream software (upgraded to run on 64-Bit Windows) and Server 2012 R2 operating system, the U8000 makes full use of our new UHD-8 card to enable greater input density.

Plus the dual power supplies avoid down-time during UPS battery swap-out.

And to keep your subtitles on-air 24/7 Screen offers unrivalled 24 hour support, every day of the year.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Server 2012 R2 64-Bit OS
  • Dual power supply
  • UHD-8 Card enables more channel interfaces
  • Multi-channel, multi-language, multi-format
  • Fully expandable
  • Mixed systems: Open and DVB or Teletext
  • ASI or IP based
  • Playout, pass-through or mixed
  • SD, HD&UHD
  • Transcoding of all known formats
  • 24/7/365 support

Operational Role

Supports the range of Polistream interface cards (including new UHD-8 eight input card) and software modules. Used as the basic processing unit for Polistream systems.


  • 2 x PCI-e slots for Polistream interface cards
  • 64-Bit
  • Two internal power supplies

Main Processor

Intel® Xeon® Processor 3.30GHz or better

System Memory Devices

8GB Dual Channel RAM Solid State system drive

Operating System

Server 2012 R2 OS

Media Input

Front panel USB connector

Rear Panel Connectors

2 x RJ45 Gigabit/100 BT
– Ethernet

2 x 9 way D type (male
– RS232 serial (Com 1&2)

1 double use PS/2 type mini DIN
– Mouse and keyboard

1 x 15 way Hi-density D type
– SVGA monitor

2 x USB connectors
– USB 3.0

2 x USB connectors
– USB 2.0

1 x 9 way D type (female)
– Power fail indication

Power Fail Signalling

Power fail signalling by contact closure (contact rating 2A@48v AC/DC)


There are no user con gurable switches, links or front panel controls (with the exception of a front panel mounted soft power switch).


From panel status LEDs


Unit dimensions:

482 x 660 x 44mm (W x D x H) 1RU standard 19in rack-mounting

Mains Input Connector

2 x Panel mounted 3 pin IEC

Mains Input Voltage Range

90 to 264 VAC

Mains Input Line Frequency

47 – 63 Hz

Power Consumption (measured) @ 240V

Peak: 70W
Typical: 60W

Environmental Cooling

  • Chassis mounted fans with front-to-back air flow
  • Internal high volume fan
  • 2 x PSU fan

Environmental Conditions

  • 0°C to 30°C
  • (at a relative humidity not exceeding 90% non-condensing)

Electro-magnetic Compliance & Safety

EN55022 Class A (emissions)
EN50082-1 (immunity)
ENBS60950 (safety)