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High reliability

Flash Memory, IP Network, RAID

  • Solid-state and Maintenace-free recording media
  • Using the latest 64Gbit chips sets and high speed 10/1G LAN interface.
  • Choose level of redundancy, Flash Memory RAID is also available.
  • Re-build speed is about three times faster than HDD.

Multi I/O, High availability

High speed file interface

  • High resolution media files are one of the most demanding types of network traffic.
  • Toshiba’s original High Speed File transfer network architecture introduces new effective workflow.
  • Up to 30 ×800Mbps ports simultaneously.
  • File base transfers can play out even while they are still being ingested.

Multi I/O: Delivering excellent performance

  • Offering High I/O capabilities. With concurrent Input/Output operation, Toshiba Can play 40ch of real time frame accurate outputs all at once.

Open interface


  • For control, ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ exposes its API as a general interface as well as supporting VDCP.

Low power consumption, space saving

Low Power Consumption, SLC 64GB

  • Low power consumption, reduced by 40% compared to previous models. Low heat dissipation using the latest SLC 64Gbit chips.

Great Flexibility

0.25TB, 0.5TB, 1TB

  • Scale storage from 1TB - 60TB.
  • Using one of Toshiba’s three types of memory boards: 0.25TB, 0.5TB or 1TB boards.


  • Supporting latest codec formats: MPEG2 Long GOP/ ALL I and H.264 ALL I (AVC- Intra)
  • Supporting File format: MXF OP1a

Up/Down Conversion features

  • High Quality Up/Down conversions with Low Latency, Closed caption & AFD support and Audio transparency.


Reliable Hardware

High reliability using the original flash memory management technology.

  • Based on proven results for large capacity and high bandwidth environments, ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ uses the latest 64Gbit chip set and high speed 10/1G LAN interface.
  • Unlike the competition, Toshiba has developed a flash memory controller that monitors the wear leveling and erase rewrites to prevent the common secular wearing as seen in most “other” SSD applications.
  • Toshiba also employs FEC (Forward error correction) to prevent any data write lost. Redundant power supplies are also included benefits.

Toshiba NAND type flash memory (* Size/shape characteristics may differ from actual image.) image

800Mbps High Speed File Transfers

  • Toshiba’s original high-speed communication platform “NPEngine™” offers high-speed file transfers.
  • 30ports ×800Mbps for MXF and other media files transfers.

Power and Space Saving

  • Power consumption is reduced by 40% compared to previous models.
  • Space saving is accomplished by condensing Toshiba’s latest 64 Gbit NAND flash chips onto single memory boards.
  • A greener environment has been achieved by using our low power design with our latest flash memory chip set.

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Flexible Configuration

High flexibility

  • Three types of memory card sets are available to choose from: 0.25TB, 0.5TB, and 1TB
  • Hot swappable cards make it easy to expand I/O’s and memory capacity. Add channels, formats and bandwidth as needed.
  • The system can be upgraded automatically by changing the configuration of the cards and software.

One Chassis Solution

  • Offering encoders, decoders, flash memory storage, controllers and system management, all in a single 5RU chassis. Minimizing chassis size, lowering power consumption, fewer internal cable connections, hot swappable, easy maintenance contribute to a greener footprint.

Free Slot Configuration

  • ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ has a free slot architecture. Up to any 16 cards can be installed into a single 5RU chassis. The card combination and slot location can be adjusted by user's request.

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Multi-Channels High performance workflow

The high-speed file transfer at 800Mbps that grows with ever needing requirements and change.

  • The ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ has 10 IP ports, each with 800Mbps of dedicated bandwidth for non- real - time fi le transfers. It also offers simultaneous I/O operation with 40ch of frame accurate real time baseband outputs ports.
  • Currently scaling at 60TB of flash memory storage.
  • ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ can adapt to customer’s ever changing work flow, creating an architect that grows as requirements and needs grow.

The high-speed file transfer at 700Mbps that grows with ever needing requirements and change image

Scalable up to 30 channel inputs/40 channel outputs with 60TB of secure storage.

  • Because each server platform is scalable from 1TB to 60TB, Toshiba servers can expand from small to large.
  • Toshiba video server design philosophy is based on dedicated “real time -direct - to- air.”
  • All I/O ports are real time/frame accurate video presets executed from a given time schedule.
  • There are no load variations in processing speeds, as seen with Hard Disk Drive computers.

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  • ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ supports 1080i, 720p, 480i and 576i format for ingest and play out. (NTSC/PAL)
  • Internal Multi Converter (M/C) allow users to specify separate formats for each individual output ports. Back- to-back playout is available for different compression formats and/or different picture resolutions.
  • Supported codec formats are: MPEG2 Long GOP/ ALL I and H.264 ALL I (AVC- Intra)
  • Encoders and decoders support both these formats.
  • Closed Caption conversion, EIA-608/EIA-708 support.
  • AFD support.

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Standard protocol and open platform API

Open control interface

ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ offers an open API over IP, allowing various MAM applications and 3rd party controllers to neatly tie into the ON-AIR MAX FLASH™ for more intricate workflows. Standard VDCP is also accepted.

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Application for ON-AIR MAX FLASH™

  • File management tool for ON-AIR MAX FLASH™
  • Play List/File Transfer/Delete command available from external PC
  • Traffice/Automation playlist compatible
  • Secondary event support
  • Based API (Application Program Interface)
  • Control via Ethernet LAN
  • API and VDCP compliant
  • SNMP and alarm log files.
  • As Run Log

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Technical specifications list
In/Output signal format Video (NTSC/APL) HD-SDI: SMPTE292M 1080i/59.94Hz, 1080i/50Hz, 720P/59.94Hz, 720P/50Hz
SD-SDI: SMPTE259M 480i/59.94Hz, 576i/50Hz
Up / Down conversion / Cross conversion with Close Caption, AFD, VANC, Ancillary Data support
Audio Embedded Audio: 16 audio channels per video channel on 75Ω BNC
Discrete AES/EBU (SMPTE272M) : 16 inputs (8 pairs) on BNC (75Ω unbalanced)
Data Closed Caption (EIA-608, EIA-708)
Ancillary data (VANC, VBI)
File MXF OP1a
Number of In/Output Baseband input min. 1ch / max.30ch
Baseband output min. 2ch / max.40ch
Compression format Video MPEG2 LONG GOP / I-frame only, AVC-Intra
Support bit rate HD:MPEG2 17.5Mbps, 25Mbps, 35Mbps, 50Mbps/AVC-Intra 50Mbps, 100Mbps
SD: MPEG2 I-frame only 30Mbps, 40Mbps, 50Mbps
AVC-Intra (H.264 I-frame only) User selectable bit rate (HD:50/100Mbps)
Audio Non-compressed PCM 24bit@48KHz
Dolby Digital and Dolby E passthrough
Storage Storage Device SLC 64Gbit Flash Memory
Selectable Memory Board 3 type : 0.25/0.5/1TB (can be selected by user's request)
Storage (per 5RU chassis) Maximum storage capacity in standard 5RU : 8TB (2 memory sets)
1 memory set is consisting of 4 memory cards (5 memory cards are necessary for RAID option)
Minimum storage time i.e. 30hours@65Mbps
Maximun storage time i.e. 1000hours@65Mbps
Genlock Analog BB(Black Burst) BNC, 75Ω
Network interface I Gbps Ethernet FTP
File transfer speed: 30 Ports x 800 Mbps maximum
Ethernet for maintenance HTTP / SNMP
Control protocol API/Ethernet  
RS-422/VDCP or Sony 9pin protocol  
GPIO (8 GPIO lines configurable)  
Chassis/Mechanical/Electrical specification list
Chassis 5RU 221(H) x 436(W) x 576(D) Free slot configuration
Power supply Power supply 100-240V 50Hz/60Hz
Hot Swappable
Power consumption depends on the configuration
Conditions Temparature 5 to 35 ℃