UHD-Play Uncompressed Baseband Player for Broadcast and Tests

Uncompressed UHD playback over a quad 3G-SDI interface

Multiple file formats ingest (uncompressed, or from post-production) Quad 3G-SDI outputs (QFHD Level A & Level B / 2-SI pixel modes) / 10-bit 4:2:2 up to 60fps DOLBY pass-thru: Dolby E, AC-3, EAC-3, AC-4 HDR support / SDR to HDR (PQ10 & HLG) up-conversion
General Details
UHD-Play is the market leading, easy to use and affordable Ultra HD video playback server for professional Broadcast applications such as for satellite, terrestrial, cable networks, telco operators, lab tests and field experimentation.

UHD-Play supports a large variety of video files formats and converts all ingested files to uncompressed baseband domain. RAW data are played back at high bit rates through a professional video interface featuring four 3G-SDI outputs. Audio layout goes up to 64 channels.

Secured by multiple HDD and SSD drives in RAID configuration, redundant power supplies and carrier-grade built quality, the UHD-Play can be used in any conditions either for UHD migration validation, or long test run, and even continuous looped broadcast.

BBright’s advanced technology and know-how enable the UHD-Play video server to deliver unmatched video and audio performance for the most demanding 4K / Ultra HD live workflows including HDR.

UHD-Play unit includes 1 year of: * server hardware warranty, * remote technical support by the BBright team,
* firmware updates.








Video Output

  • Ultra HD (3840 x 2160p) playback, with 4K cropping to UHD
  • Single full-HD (1920 x 1080p) playback on one quadrant
  • Frame rates : 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60fps
  • 4:2:2 chroma sampling, 10-bit color depth
  • Four 3G-SDI baseband outputs: QFHD Level A and Level B, and 2-Sample Interleaved pixel (SMPTE 425-5)
  • Time code and CEA 608 into 708 Closed Caption support
  • Multiple playlists pre-loaded on SSD
  • Automatic playback after boot and playback loop
  • Built-in upscaler from HD or full-HD file to Ultra HD playback
  • Native HDR support / SDR to HDR up-conversion option

Audio Output

  • 3G-SDI embedded audio, up to 64 channels 24-bit/48KHz, with individual level monitoring

File Ingest

  • File ingest through GbE port (FTP), NAS or USB drive
  • Compressed video Codec support:
    XAVC / AVC – H.264 / HEVC – H.265 / other Codec up to 4:4:4
  • Uncompressed video support:
    YUV files and DPX, .EXR or TIFF file sequences
  • Audio Codec support: AAC, HE-AAC (v1 & v2), AAC-LC / MPEG-1 Layer II / PCM / DOLBY[TM] AC-3, E-AC-3, AC-4 and DOLBY E audio stream pass-through
  • File containers: .mxf, .mov, .mp4, .ts, .avi, .y4m, .mkv, v210, h.264, h.265, .m2v


  • Please contact directly BBright support to obtain the product user manual
  • Option for SDR to HDR (HDR10 – PQ) dynamic range up-conversion