Teradek User Guide

Bolt 4K System

Updated

BOLT 4K SYSTEM





BOLT 4K TRANSMITTER BOLT 4K TRANSMITTER
VIDEO
Video Inputs

12G-SDI SMPTE 2082-1 standard/75 Ω,

1x HDMI 2.0 Type-A receptacle

N/A
Video Outputs

1x Loopout 12G-SDI SMPTE 2082-1 standard/75 Ω

2x 12G-SDI SMPTE 2082-1 standard/75 Ω, 1x HDMI 2.0 Type-A receptacle

SDI Ancillary Data Support Supports transmitting metadata, timecode, and start/stop flags from certain camera manufacturers. 
Color Sampling

SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2

10-Bit/HDMI: RGB 4:4:4, 8-bit

SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2

10-Bit/HDMI: RGB 4:4:4, 8-bit

Delay (TX to RX) <0.001sec (without format conversions)
Supported Resolutions 4Kp23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60

1080p23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60

1080psf23.98/24/25/29.97/30

1080i50/59.94/60

720p50/59.94/60

480p59.94/576p50 (via HDMI ports only)

480i (NTSC)/576i (PAL)

Input Cross Conversion Yes, HDMI to SDI N/A
Output Video Scaling N/A Yes, Framerate and Resolution Scaling
VIDEO PROCESSING
Video Compression Visually lossless N/A
Test Pattern Generator N/A Yes
Video Format Conversion Support Yes Yes
Spectrum Analyzer N/A Yes
Color Correction N/A 17x17x17 3D LUT
AUDIO
Audio Compression 48kHz 24-bit PCM 48kHz 24-bit PCM
Audio Input

Embedded SDI/HDMI Audio Input 

(2 channel)

N/A
Audio Output N/A

Embedded SDI/HDMI Audio Input 

(2 channel)

PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES
Dimensions

5.2” x 3.6” x 1.1” (132 x 91 x 27mm)

4.4” x 5.5” x 1.1” (112 x 139 x 27mm)

Weight

12.7oz (360g)

15.3oz (434g)

Construction

Milled aluminum (chassis), regulation-compliant PCB

INTERFACES
Configuration Interface

OLED Screen with Menu Joystick Navigation


Switches On/Off Switch
Desktop App Bolt Manager app (OSX and Windows)
Mobile App

Bolt App (iOS and Android)


USB Interface

Upgrade via Micro-USB

Bluetooth Compatability Bolt App
NETWORK
Wireless

DFS Frequencies:

5.270 ~ 5.670 GHz

Non-DFS Frequencies

5.190 ~ 5.230 GHz and 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz

DFS Frequencies:

5.270 ~ 5.670 GHz

Non-DFS Frequencies

5.190 ~ 5.230 GHz and 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz

Bluetooth 2.4GHz 2.4GHz
RF Channel Selection Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Encryption

AES-256, RSA-1024 key exchange

AES-256, RSA-1024 key exchange

RF Power

21 dBm EIRP (max power)

18 dBm EIRP (max power)

Antennas

MAX: 2x External 2dBi antennas, 2x H-V antennas
750/1500: 4x External 2dBi antennas

Range

MAX: Up to 3000ft (914m) line of sight (5000ft [1524m] with optional Bolt Panel Antenna)
1500: Up to 1500ft (457m) line of sight
750: Up to 750ft (229m) line of sight

Multicast

750/1500: Connect one transmitter to up to 6 receivers
MAX (with Broadcast Mode enabled): Connect one transmitter to unlimited receivers 

Noise Rejection

Can coexist with Wi-Fi and 5GHz 

cordless phones, and operate up to 6 sets in the same location

Can coexist with Wi-Fi and 5GHz 

cordless phones, and operate up to 6 sets in the same location

POWER
Power Input

2-Pin locking connector 7-28 VDC

2-Pin locking connector 7-28 VDC

Nominal Power Consumption 19 Watts 15 Watts
Operating Temperature

0~40 deg-C

0~40 deg-C

GENERAL
Mounting

MAX: Integrated Gold or V Battery Mount, Multiple mounting options with M3, 3/8” and 1/4-20” holes

750/1500: Multiple mounting options with M3, 3/8” and 1/4-20” holes

MAX: Integrated Gold or V Battery Mount, Multiple mounting options with M3, 3/8” and 1/4-20” holes

750/1500: Multiple mounting options with M3, 3/8” and 1/4-20” holes

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