Teradek User Guide

Bolt 6 XT System

Updated

BOLT 6 XT SYSTEM





BOLT 6 XT TRANSMITTER BOLT 6 XT RECEIVER
VIDEO
Video Inputs

1x 12G-SDI SMPTE 2082-1 standard/75 Ω (BNC x 1)

1x HDMI 2.0 Type-A receptacle

N/A
Video Outputs

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

1x 12G-SDI SMPTE 2082-1 standard/75 Ω (BNC x 1)
1x HDMI 2.0 Type-A receptacle

SDI Ancillary Data Support Supports transmitting timecode and start/stop flags from most camera manufacturers. More metadata for Arri and Sony cameras.
Color Sampling

SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2, 10-bit
HDMI: RGB/YCbCr; 4:4:4/4:2:2/4:2:0; 8/10-bit

SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2, 10-bit
HDMI: RGB/YCbCr; 4:4:4/4:2:2/4:2:0; 8/10-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 input to SDI loopout) N/A
Output Video Processing N/A Yes (deinterlacer, frame rate converter, scaler, 3D LUTs)
Other Tools SDI Eye Pattern Display
Spectrum Analyzer, Test Pattern Generator
VIDEO PROCESSING
Video Compression Visually lossless Visually lossless
Test Pattern Generator N/A Yes
Video Format Conversion Support Yes Yes
Spectrum Analyzer N/A Yes
Color Correction N/A 17x17x17 3D LUT (Supports 10-bit color)
AUDIO
Audio Format 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 Output
(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

12.1oz (344g)

15.2oz (430g)

Construction

Milled aluminum (chassis), regulation-compliant PCB

INTERFACES
Configuration Interface

OSD with Menu Joystick Navigation

OSD with Menu Joystick Navigation
Switches On/Off Switch On/Off Switch
Desktop App Bolt Manager app (OSX and Windows) Bolt Manager app (OSX and Windows)
Mobile App

Bolt App (iOS and Android)

Bolt App (iOS and Android)
USB Interface Functionality

Upgrade via USB-C, 5-pin locking connector CCU

Upgrade via USB-C, 5-pin locking connector CCU
Bluetooth Compatibility Yes Yes
NETWORK
Wireless

DFS Frequencies:
5.270 ~ 5.670 GHz

Non-DFS Frequencies:
5.190 ~ 5.230 GHz, 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz, and 5.945 ~ 6.425GHz

DFS Frequencies:
5.270 ~ 5.670 GHz

Non-DFS Frequencies:
5.190 ~ 5.230 GHz, 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz, and 5.945 ~ 6.425GHz

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

23 dBm EIRP (max power)

21 dBm EIRP (max power)

Antennas

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

MAX: 5x External 2dBi antennas,
2x H-V antennas
750/1500: 5x 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/MAX: Can connect one transmitter to up to 6 receivers
MAX (with Broadcast Mode enabled): Can 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 6-28 VDC

2-Pin locking connector 6-28 VDC

Battery None, optional Sony/Canon dual battery plate None, optional Gold or V-mount battery plate
Nominal Power Consumption 20 Watts 18 Watts
Operating Temperature

0~40 deg-C

0~40 deg-C

GENERAL
Mounting

Multiple mounting options with M3 and 1/4-20” holes

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

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