Murideo SIX-G

The SIX-G is an advanced test pattern generator and troubleshooting tool for anyone working with HDMI video up to 18Gbps and HDCP 2.2.

  • ColourSpace Integration
  • 10 & 12 Bit Accuracy
  • TPG Operation
  • HDR Support
  • Calibration Images
  • Battery Operation
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Overview

The Murideo SIX-G is an excellent troubleshooting tool for distributed HDMI systems and a reference source for video calibration, including UHD and HDR, and is fully compatible with ColourSpace.

The Murideo SIX-G is aimed specifically at the AV integration market to confirm HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 operation at the 18 GBPS level, but can equally be extremely useful for the professional market where HDMI is gaining acceptance.

Specifications

  • HDMI 2.0(a) - 600MHz - 2160P60 4:4:4
  • Video Bandwidth 18 GBP/s
  • HDCP 2.2 Compatible
  • HDR Injector & Management
  • Hot Plug Detect & HDCP lights
  • ColourSpace Compatible
  • Portable/Battery Operated
  • EDID Read/Write Functionality
  • Create Custom Resolutions
  • Multiple Test Patterns for setup, calibration and troubleshooting
  • RGB Triplet Support via software or direct dial on device
  • APL (Average Picture Level) Support
  • 48 Bit Per Pixel Colour Depth Available
  • Audio Confidence Tests w/ L/R Audio In
  • Optimized Ergonomics & 3" OLED Display
  • RS232 or USB Controllable

The SIX-G includes over 40 test patterns for video setup, including PLUGE, Chroma Multiburst, as well as ColourSpace controlled RGB Triplet patches and APL.

SIX-G GEN-2 Upgrade

Existing Murideo SIX-G GEN-1 systems can be upgraded to GEN-2.

For the Upgrade, the existing SIX-G GEN-1 hardware must to be shipped back to Murideo at the customer's expense.

SIX-G Upgrade to GEN-2 + Shipping Ex. VAT (Shipping included)
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SIX-G GEN-2

Murideo Pair

Combining the SIX-A with the SIX-G provides the ideal Troubleshooting and Testing combination for every integrator. Fix system issues in half the time, no more guessing, these products when working together can help you find any system issues.

This kit comes with both a Murideo SIX-G generator and a Murideo SIX-A Analyzer both in one carrying case, including a combo price discount.

Murideo Pair GEN-2 + Shipping Ex. VAT (Shipping included)
Murideo Pair
Murideo Pair

ColourSpace Integration

SIX-G operation and function is controlled via the Hardware Options menu, accessed via the Profiling window.

SIX-G

Initial Setup

  • Connect the SIX-G to the display to be profiled via a HDMI cable as required
  • Connect to the ColourSpace laptop via a USB cable, and start ColourSpace
  • Open a ColourSpace Profiling window, select Hardware Options, and select SIX-G from the Hardware drop-down list
  • Select the correct Serial Port port for connection, and select Connect
  • Using the Calibration Patches option select the desired patch size to use for profiling
    (Custom patch settings are defined via the SIX-G Options window - Automatic uses the patch settings within the ColourSpace Settings window)
  • The SIX-G Options menu allows any of the additional SIX-G settings to be configured as required, for HDR, etc.

As soon as a Calibration Patches selection is made the output of the SIX-G will display the patch colour as defined within the ColourSpace Measure and Characterisation menus.

HDR

For HDR, set the SIX-G Options as required, including HDR metadata via the 8 DRM pre-set HDR slots. The HDR metadata can be user configured via the DRM option, which will open a new menu, enabling user entry of Primary values, Gamma, mastering display Min/Max, MaxCLL and MaxFALL, including the ability to Save/Load the Hex data.

Both Dolby Vision and VSIF (Vendor Specific Info Frame) Hex data can be Saved/Loaded, and edited in the same way, using the DoVi and VSIF options, which open their respective specific additional menus.

For professional HDR displays no HDR metadata is needed, as the displays can be set into HDR mode manually, and the SIX-G can be used exactly as for SDR displays profiling. Should HDR metadata be needed to enable HDR mode, the actual Min/Max values used should not matter, as there is no tone mapping active. However, as a default, the values of 0.0001 nits Min, and 10,000 nits Max are suggested to be used, with 10,000 MaxCLL and 250 MaxFALL and default Rec2020/P3 white point values set as required.

With consumer TVs, HDR metadata is usually required to set the TV into HDR mode, and as Tone Mapping is used, the TV will respond differently to different metadata values, including MaxCLL/FALL, as well as Mastering Display Min/Max nits values. It is down to the user to set different Mastering Display Min/Max nits values, white point, and MaxCLL/FALL, to see how the TV responds to different metadata.

Dolby Vision

The SIX-G can be used for Dolby Vision, if the required VSIF data is applied as required. Additionally, presently Low Latency Dolby Vision mode is not supported by the SEVEN, and neither are Absolute/Relative/Perceptual modes, although both should be added to the SEVEN in the near future.

Profiling Operation

To use the SIX-G as a Patch Generator with ColourSpace navigate to the desired profiling mode - Manual Measure or Display Characterisation.

The output of the SIX-G will mimic the colour displayed, using the patch settings defined via Hardware Options.

Profiling can then be performed as normal, using the probe connected to ColourSpace, and with the SIX-G displaying the required patches on the display being profiled.

Calibration Guides

3D LUT Calibration Manual Calibration

Additional Info.

Murideo Website