GDC has been at the forefront of the cinema technology. By introducing first-to-market solutions, GDC is recognized globally as a leader of integrated media block (IMB) technology. The newly launched SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™ is the company’s sixth-generation digital cinema media server, which is designed for near-zero maintenance and minimal total cost of ownership. Learn how the new innovative features enhance efficiency and bring benefits to exhibitors.

Key Benefits

The SR-1000 IMB is designed with diskless CineCache (built-in cache memory). Content ingest and playback can be performed concurrently without local HDD storage. Incredibly fast ingest during playback.

Supports the playback of thousands of movies
Take full advantage of show scheduling with Ultra Storage technology which enables the playback of over 2,000 movies when combined with Cinema Automation CA2.0. No ingest of content is needed for SR-1000 playback, eliminating content management operation.

High reliability
With built-in embedded power electronics used in medical and military products, the overall system stability is ensured. SR-1000 is SGS certified for 100,000 hours MTBF.

Compatibility with Series 1, 2, 3 and 4 projectors
The SR-1000 IMB seamlessly integrates with Series 1, 2, 3 and 4 projectors including Barco, Christie and NEC to ensure highly reliable and secure content delivery.

User-friendly and intuitive web-based user interface with wireless access
The web-based UI is user-friendly and intuitive. With drag-and-drop, filtering and navigating functions, operators can easily switch between tabs or pages. Other than accessing the UI through a computer or a laptop, wireless access is also enabled by using mobile devices such as a smart phone or a tablet.

Technical Specifications

SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media BlockTM with GDC Enterprise Series Storage

Video Specifications
  • DCI-compliant
  • JPEG 20001
    2K – 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 (2D)
    2K – 24, 25, 30 (3D)
    Option with Upgrade2
    HFR Option: 2K – 120 (2D); 48, 50, 60 (3D)
    4K Option: 4K – 24, 25, 30 (2D)
  • MPEG-2/MPEG-4 – SD/HD
Packaging SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (DCP), Interop DCP
Audio Output
Digital uncompressed
  • 16/24-bit AES/EBU, 16 channels, 48/96 kHz (2 x RJ-45)
System Interfaces
USB 2.0
8-port GPI/Os (optional)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet – (1GbE/RJ-45)
  • 1 x eSATA 6 Gbps
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (A-Type Female)
  • 1 x BNC (video sync input)
  • 1 x HDMI® 2.0 (alternative content input)
  • 8 x GPI (2 x RJ-45)
  • 8 x GPO (2 x RJ-45)
Storage options
Redundant hot swappable 4TB, 6TB or 8TB
AES 128-bit encrypted data storage
Civolution (NexGuard®) forensic watermarking
Subtitle overlay5
Projector Cinecanvas support
Video Processing Features
  • Color-space conversion – supports YCbCr709, REC 709, XYZ’, YCxCz
  • Deinterlacing
  • Scaler to support 2K & 4K projectors
  • Web-based graphical user interface
  • Cinema Automation – CA2.0
  • Automatic playlist programming – CA2.0



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