AWS-750 (AWS750)

Anycast Touch portable live content producer

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Overview

Ultra-portable and easy-to-use all-in-one live production solution
The AWS-750 Anycast Touch is a compact, affordable, all-in-one live production solution with an intuitive touch panel operation. Anycast Touch instantly makes live production accessible to anyone who requires live broadcasting or webcasting. The portable system is designed to be incredibly easy to use. With no previous live production experience required, it is suitable for a wide range of customers, such as educational and government institutions, corporate organisations and event management companies. And as you can expect from Sony, Anycast Touch offers incredible clear and detailed pictures for live production.

Multi-functional all-in-one solution

Anycast Touch eliminates the need for any of the hardware typically required for professional live streaming. It includes a video switcher, streaming media encoder, recorder, audio mixer, titler, remote camera controller and supports multiple monitors. The Anycast Touch allows for seamless video mixing between a number of video sources in a variety of formats. You can record up to ten hours of video and audio on the internal SSD, create and add graphics elements to the image, control connected remote PTZ (pan, tilt, and zoom) cameras, perform multiple effects and wipes to enhance the production and instant streaming of media over a WAN or the Internet. Additionally, a fully functioned six channel audio mixer is provided for a separate audio mix.

Intuitive double touch-screen operation

The Anycast Touch enables intuitive, easy operation, and eliminates the cumbersome setup and signal adjustment process typically required when connecting various devices. Users can also store the setup information of all attached video sources, such as the camera input, title data, and transition effects. Additionally, scene lists can be prepared beforehand, allowing users to simply switch scenes during an event with just a single tap.

Features

Intuitive double touch-screen operation
The AWS-750 Anycast Touch has a very simple and easy-to-use operational style with an intuitive double touch-screen interface that requires no technical background to operate.
Stylish and ultra portable design
The Anycast Touch is stylish, compactand ultra-portable. Taking it from one location to the other is easy. Just pack up and go. The all-in-one style system displays sources for input and streaming, for simple operation.
All-in-one solution
Anycast Touch eliminates the need for any of the hardware typically required for professional live streaming. It includes a video switcher, streaming media encoder, video recorder, audio mixer, clip player, remote camera controller and titler that supports ten languages.
Multiple video switching
The Anycast Touch features 6 video inputs and 5 video outputs with 1920 x 1080 10-bit processing and 1080i/59.94, 50, 480i/59.94 and 576i/50 operation. 720p input/output is also available in HD mode. It permits seamless switching between camera, PC & Video sources (including audio).
Stereo audio mixing
The system allows stereo mixing by touch panel fader with limiter/comp/EQ and audio delay adjustments. It features 6 stereo audio inputs and 3 stereo audio outputs.
Instant streaming function
The system allows stable real time streaming over the Internet, LAN, and other dedicated lines.
Auto Tracking function with selected Sony PTZ robotic cameras
You can automatically track an object or person within a frame in a live production setting with a Sony PTZ robotic camera controlled through the AWS-750. You can set a number of parameters for tracking, including the pan/tilt settings and size and position within the frame. Auto Tracking supports the following Sony HD PTZ robotics cameras:BRC-X1000, BRC-H800, BRC-H900, SRG-300H, SRG-300SE and SRG-120DH.
Remote camera support
The AWS-750 enables a large number of Sony PTZ robotic cameras to be manually controlled.
Internal recorder
The system records PGM output in the built-in 192 GB capacity solid state drive with up to 10 hours capacity. Recorded files can be exported and edited by various types of non-linear editor.
Add still text to any picture, or use wipe and/or dissolve effects
Operators can generate texts to overlay onto the programme output with the touch-screen keyboard. 10 languages are available for the text-typing tool.
Tally support
Tally indicators in the GUI to make it easier to keep visual control of camera feeds and inputs. The option is selectable within the GUI menu. Tally support is possible via VISCA and GPI interfaces for both input and output indicators to and from cameras.
Resizable SD In/Out
There are a number of resize input/output options for SD video. These include 16:9 Wide Zoom input resize (for both normal SD and squeezed SD images) and Squeeze or Edge Crop output resize.
Import title as template and text overlay
You can create flexible titles graphics and overlay them on your content, as well as turn those titles into a template for storage and use on other content. It is possible to save up to 999 titles.

Specifications

General
Power Requirements
DC 19.5V, 7.5A
Operating Temperature
5℃ to 35℃
42°F to 95°F
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
415 x 102 x 336 mm
16 3/8 x 4 1/64 x 13 ¼ inches
Mass
Approx. 6.7 kg
15 lb 14 oz
Video Formats
1080/59.94i Hz, 480/59.94i Hz, 1080/50i Hz, 576/50i Hz
Video Signals Performance
Video Process
10 bit, Y: 74.25 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 37.125 MHz
SD Video Quantization and Sampling Frequency
8 bit, Y: 13.5 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 6.75 MHz
REF OUT Frequency Accuracy
Less than 50 ppm
Audio Signals Performance
Sampling Frequency
48 kHz (Audio Mixer)
Quantization
24 bit (A/D, D/A), 40 bit (DSP)
Frequency Response (MIC/LINE)
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB to -2 dB
THD (MIC/LINE -20dBu 1kHz)
0.1% or less
Dynamic Range
90 dB or more
Streaming Performance
Format (Codec) / Protocol
Flash (H.264, AAC) / RTMP
Recording
Recording Format
XDCAMTM, MPEG HD (mxf.)
Recording Source
PGM or AUX
Recording Media
Internal mSATA (192 GB)
Video Switcher
Configuration
Input : 6 Primary Video inputs
1 M/E + 4 Keyer (2 x PinP, 2 x Title) + 2 Logo
Output : PGM Output, PGM/AUX Output
Key Type
Luminance Key / Alfa Channel / Chroma key
Internal Media Playback
Data can be imported from a USB flash memory device.
Audio Mixer
Configuration
Input: 6 Analog Monaural / 6 Stereo Embedded Audio inputs
Oscillator
100 Hz, 1 kHz, 10 kHz
Camera Control
Supported camera
BRC series camera (VISCA protocol)
Text Typing Tool
Input Language
10 languages
English, Chinese(Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), Japanese, Korean, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French
Keyboard
Built-in software keyboard
Video Signals (Inputs)
HD/SD SDI
BNC (x4), 75 Ω, 1.5 Gbps, 270 Mbps
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M-C
Composite
Phono jack (x2)
VIDEO: 1.0 Vp-p 75 Ω, negative sync
RGB
D-Sub Shrink 15-pin (x2) (Female)
HDMI
HDMI (Type A) (x2)
Video Signals (Outputs)
HD/SD SDI
BNC (x2) 75 Ω, 1.5 Gbps, 270 Mbps
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M-C
HD SDI
BNC (x1) 75 Ω, 1.5 Gbps, SMPTE 292M
RGB
D-Sub Shrink 15-pin (x1) (Female)
HDMI
HDMI (Type A) (x1)
REF Out
BNC (x1) Analog black burst signal
NTSC: 0.286 Vp-p ±2 dB, 75 Ω, negative sync
PAL: 0.3 Vp-p ±2 dB, 75 Ω, negative sync
Audio Signals (Inputs)
Analog Inputs 1-4
XLR/TRS Combo Type (x4)
Ref. Level: +4 dBu, -20 dBu, -44 dBu
Input impedance : 3.3 kΩ or more
Mic. Power: +48 V On/Off
Analog Inputs 5-6
Phono jack (x2)
Reference input level: -10 dBu
Input impedance: 10 kΩ or more
Audio Signals (Outputs)
PGM Out
TRS phone (x2)
Reference level: +4 dBu (10 kΩ load)
Max. output level: +24 dBu
Output impedance: 150 Ω
MIX Out
Phono jack (x2)
Reference level: -10 dBu (10 kΩ load)
Max. output level: +10 dBu
Output impedance: 470 Ω
HEADPHONES
1/4" Stereo Phone Jack Type (x1)
Max. power: 70 mW (x2)
Impedance: 47 Ω
Other Interfaces
LAN
RJ-45 (x2), 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T
USB3.0
USB (Type A) (x4), USB 3.0 equivalent
Panel
(i)15.6-inch
High Brightness LCD 1920 x 1080 60 Hz
Speaker
Built-In Speaker (x2) Size: 20 mm in diameter
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories
User's Guide (1)
AC Adapter (Operating Voltage 100 V - 240 V, 2.5 A, 50 / 60 Hz ) (1)
*1
The values for dimensions are approximate.