PTG 1802

"Testor | lite 3G" - SDI test pattern generator

Datasheet Reference Manual


Testor | lite 3G is a compact SDI video and audio test generator designed to address a multitude of test and verification needs in modern digital infrastructures. The large color touch-screen provides a simple, intuitive user interface and the integrated rechargeable battery will provide for up to 4 hours of continuous use.

External power / charge is provided via the USB port.
Note: USB port is also used for firmware updates

When connected to a standard USB 2.0 port the Testor | lite 3G will draw 500mA (max) to charge battery. (if the unit is powered while connected to a USB 2.0 port then it will use the internal battery and is not charging)
Charge time 360 minutes approx. (from empty) when connected to standard USB 2.0 port (i.e. computer) with Testor | lite 3G switched off

If connected to the USB-DCP power supply (included) then the unit can be powered and charged simultaneously. (1.5A).Charge times (from empty):
100 minutes approx. with unit switched off
180 minutes approx. with unit switched on

EBU A/V Sync Pattern

This dynamic pattern is unique to the Testor and can be used to verify a number of video and audio performance issues within a modern digital broadcast infrastructure. Click for an animated demo and more information on this pattern.



2 x Multi-format SDI Outputs
• SDTV 270Mbit, HDTV 1.5Gbit, HDTV 3Gbit

Multiple 3G Streaming Modes:
• Two standard 3G streams (level A direct mapping)
• Two 1.5Gbit outputs, one per BNC connector (dual link)
• Two 1.5Gbit streams multiplexed into one 3G output (level B dual link)

Embedded Audio Generator
• Four independent audio channels
• Each channel has adjustable frequency and amplitude
• 8 channels of audio embedded into both SDI outputs
• Both SDI embedders can be independently configured

Analog Reference Sync Input or Output
• SDTV Bi-level, or HDTV Tri-level sync

Large Internal Pattern Library
• Static test patterns
• Dynamic (moving) test patterns
• 3D test patterns (left eye/right eye)

Multiple Overlays (Selectable)
• Text overlay (16 characters on one line)
• Circle overlay
• Safe action or safe title markers

Ordering Information

PTG 1802 "Testor | lite 3G" - SDI test pattern generator
PTG BATT Testor | lite 3G Battery
PTG CASE Testor | lite 3G Case