BBC Earth TV Asia 

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BBC Earth TV Asia ratecard 2015

 

BBC Earth TV Asia 

File delivery format for HD/50Hz (25fps) (MOV XDCAM HD 422)

Video Parameters  
Video Format MPEG 2XDCAM HD422
Codec MPEG 2XDCAM HD422 (4:2:2 P@HL)
Video wrapper Quicktime (mov)
Video file extension .MOV
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Scan mode Interlace
Frame ratio 25 fps
Aspect ratio 16:9
Frame structure  Long GOP m=3, n= 12
Colour sampling 4:2:2
Field Dominance Upper field 
Video data rate 50 Mb/s
   
Audio Parameters  
Audio format PCM 16 Bit or 24 Bit @ 48 KHz
Audio codec PCM (uncompressed)
Audio channels 2
Audio sample frequency 48 KHz
Audio Bit depth 16 Bit or 24 Bit
Audio reference level -18 dBFS
Nominal operating level -12 to -9 dBFS
Maximum audio level -9 dBFS
Audio track allocation  
Track 1 Main stereo left
Track 2 Main stereo right
Track 3 n/a
Track 4 n/a
Track 5 n/a
Track 6 n/a
Track 7 n/a
Track 8 n/a

 

Frame Structure: should be Long GOP or I-frames only

 

BBC Earth TV Asia 

SD tech specs (only if commercial is shot in SD natively)

Video Parameters  
Video Format MPEG 21 MX 50I
Codec MPEG 21 MX 50I (4:2:2 P@HL)
Video wrapper Quicktime (mov)
Video file extension .MOV
Resolution 720 x 576
Scan mode Interlace
Interlace ratio 2:1
Frame ratio 25 fps
Aspect ratio 16:9
Frame structure  I-frame only
Colour sampling 4:2:2
Field Dominance Upper field 
Video data rate 50 Mb/s
   
Audio Parameters  
Audio format PCM 16 Bit or 24 Bit @ 48 KHz
Audio codec PCM (uncompressed)
Audio channels 8 or 4 
Audio sample frequency 48 KHz
Audio Bit depth 16 Bit or 24 Bit
Audio reference level -18 dBFS
Nominal operating level -12 to -9 dBFS
Maximum audio level -9 dBFS
Audio track allocation  
Track 1 (pair 1) Main stereo left (must always be native audio) 
Track 2 (pair 1) Main stereo right (must always be native audio)
Track 3 (pair 2) Blank (ignored by service provider)
Track 4 (pair 2) Blank (ignored by service provider)
Track 5 (pair 3) Blank (ignored by service provider)
Track 6 (pair 3) Blank (ignored by service provider)
Track 7 (pair 4) Blank (ignored by service provider)
Track 8 (pair 4) Blank (ignored by service provider)

 

 

 

BBC Earth TV (Asia)

Programme content layout

Programme content layout

File to start at T/C 10.00.00.00

First frame of programme start at T/C 10.00.00.00

Programme in its entirety with no handles

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