Pluto the essential colour and look management lab.
Whatever your needs the Pluto has the toolset to help you.

  • Pluto has twin 3G-SDI channels with the ability to apply 1D and 3D LUT’s and ASC-CDL Colour corrections to SDTV, HDTV and 4K images in real-time.
  • Twin channels can be used independently [even in different video standards] or together for Stereo image processing.
  • Stereoscopic processing modes including Anaglyph and Side By Side
  • Multiple LUT’s or LOOKS can be stored inside the box for instant recall without having to connect a computer or laptop.
  • Builtin Test Pattern and Colour Tile Generators can be used with leading Colour Management solutions from SpectraCal, LightSpace and CineSpace.
  • Adding a simple Trackerball control allows ASC CDL grading parameter to be updated in real-time, also compatible with PomFort LiveGrade.
  • SMPTE 352 ANC Timecode reader allows CDL adjustments to be logged and exported as a EDL or ALE file.
  • Support for all common LUT file formats with ethernet connection for upload and full remote control.
  • Special software version allows Pluto to be used for Dolby Stereo Processing and theatre screen management.
  • 19 inch Rack Mount and Portable Versions Available.
  • Built in Mains Power Supply or Optional DC powered version.
Brief Specification.

1U x19″ Rack Version can house one or two Pluto Boards.
Portable Version 173Wx253Dx56H [mm] Extruded Aluminium Case.
2 x SDI Input and 2 x SDI Output. 75ohm BNC Connections. 270MHz / 1.5GHz / 3GHz Operation.
Ethernet 100BaseT RJ45.
YUV / RGB / XYZ  4:2:2 or 4:4:4 Sampling.
525/29.97   625/25
720×1280 @ 23.98P, 24P, 25P, 29.97P, 30P, 50P, 60P
1920×1080 @ 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25Psf, 23.98P, 24P, 25P, 48i, 50i, 59.94i, 60i
2048×1080 @ 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25Psf, 23.98P, 24P, 25P, 48i, 50i, 59.94i, 60i
OPTIONAL [requires 2x Pluto Boards] …
4096×2160 @ 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25Psf, 23.98P, 24P, 25P, 48i, 50i, 59.94i, 60i
3840×2160 @ 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25Psf, 23.98P, 24P, 25P, 48i, 50i, 59.94i, 60i
B Stream Mode only [dual link]
~ Note that Pluto can convert from 3G Dual Stream to Dual Link 1.5G
Embedded 8 Channels @ 48khz passed thru to output
100-240V AC 50-60Hz  0.22A Max at 240V
Pluto uses convection cooling so is silent in operation.
Portable version uses case as heatsink. 1U rack requires airflow above.

Pluto 1U rear
1U Rack can house 1 or 2 Pluto Boards to provide 4K or 4 Channel operation