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Tektronix WVR8200 and WVR8300 Multiformat, Multistandard WVaveform Rasterizers


WVR8200 / WVR8300

Tektronix WVR8200 & WVR8300 Waveform Rasterizer. From Composite to 4K / UHD.
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Product specifications

SKU TEL-WVR8200 / WVR8300
Manufacturer Telestream


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WVR8200 & WVR8300 Waveform Rasterizer

Composite Analog to 4K/UHDTV1 Advanced Digital Video – All-in-One Platform

The WVR8200 and WVR8300 Waveform Rasterizers are ideal for multi-format environments, providing flexible options and field-installable upgrade kits to monitor diverse video types including Quad/Dual/Single link 3G/HD/SD SDI and Composite Analog Video. They support any combination of video and audio format options, so these instruments excel in multi-format environments and evolve with your needs to protect your investment.

This video/audio/data monitor and analyzer all-in-one platform provides flexible options and field installable upgrades to monitor a diverse variety of video and audio formats. Support for video formats includes 4K/UHDTV1 (4096×2160 and 3840×2160), 3G-SDI, Dual Link, HD-SDI and composite analog. Support for audio formats includes Dolby E, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, AES/EBU, embedded audio and analog audio.


  • Video/audio/data monitor and analyzer – all-in-one platform
    • WVR8300 and WVR8200 come standard with auto-detection of HD/SD-SDI and multiple Dual Link video formats
    • 4K format support (requires Options 4K, 3G and 2SDI)
    • Optional capabilities include 3G-SDI (Level A and Level B) formats support (Option 3G), composite analog video support (Option CPS), as well as analog and digital audio (Option AD) and Dolby E, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Digital audio (Option DPE) decoding and monitoring
    • WVR8300 also comes standard with Simultaneous Input Monitoring capability, ANC Data Inspector, and numerical/graphical display of A/V delay for analog, digital audio (Option AD), and Dolby (Option DPE)
    • Multiple Input Mode allows monitoring of 2 to 4 SDI inputs simultaneously (4-input mode requires Option 2SDI)
  • Superior physical layer signal integrity analyzer
    • Most accurate 3G-SDI jitter waveform display and eye pattern display in the waveform series and patented cable length measurement (WVR8300 Option PHY with Option 3G or WVR8200 Option PHY3 with Option 3G)
    • Most comprehensive eye pattern measurements including eye amplitude, rise/fall time, and overshoot/undershoot measurements as well as Tektronix jitter waveform display (WVR8300 Option PHY or WVR8200 Option PHY3)
    • Field-upgradeable HD/SD-SDI eye pattern input module to full 3G-SDI and HD/SD-SDI support with the purchase of an upgrade key (WVR830UP Option 3G or WVR820UP Option 3G)
  • Black picture and Tektronix-patented frozen picture detection (3G/HD/SD-SDI formats)
  • Tektronix-patented Timing and Lightning displays
  • Tektronix-patented Spearhead display and Luma Qualified Vector (LQV™) display facilitate precise color adjustment for post production applications (Option PROD)
  • Tektronix patented Diamond and Arrowhead displays for gamut monitoring
  • Most comprehensive audio monitoring (Option AD or DPE)
    • Multichannel Surround Sound 1 display and flexible Lissajous display
    • Audio Loudness monitoring to ITU-R BS.1770-3 (Option AD or DPE)
    • Comprehensive Dolby metadata decode and display (Option DPE)
    • Dolby E Guard Band meter with user-defined limits (Option DPE)
  • Most comprehensive ANC data monitoring
    • CEA708/608 Closed Caption monitoring; Teletext (WST), SMPTE2031, OP47, and ARIB B.37 subtitle monitoring
    • Detect and decode ANC data including AFD, WSS, Video Index, TSID, V-Chip, Broadcast Flag/CGMS-A, VITC, LTC, and ANC TC ARIB STD-B35/B37/B39, TR-B22, and TR-B23 support
  • Most in-depth digital data analysis helps quickly resolve difficult content quality and reliability issues (standard WVR8300 or WVR8200 with Option DAT)
  • Unmatched display versatility
    • FlexVu™, the most flexible four-tile display, tailors to various application needs to increase productivity
    • Standard and user-definable Safe Area Graticules facilitate editing and format conversions tasks, reducing the need for rework
    • Active Format Description (AFD) detect, decode, and automatically adjusted graticule on picture display enable easy identification of aspect-ratio related issues
  • Unmatched usability
    • CaptureVu® advanced video frame data capture simplifies troubleshooting and equipment setup
    • 32 instrument presets for quick recall of commonly used configurations tailored to engineers or operators
    • Front-panel USB port enables easy transfer of presets, captured video frame data, screenshots, and error log
    • Front-panel headphone port enables quick verification of selected audio pair
    • Intuitive menu structure and context-sensitive help
    • Extensive alarms, status reporting, and error logging
    • SNMP and Ethernet remote interface capabilities and GPI control facilitate centralized monitoring and control

1 Audio Surround Sound Display licensed from Radio Technische Werkstätten GmbH and Co. KG (RTW).


  • Monitoring and compliance checking in content distribution and broadcast
  • Quality control in content production and post production
  • Equipment/system qualification and troubleshooting for installation and maintenance of content creation and distribution facilities
  • Research and development of professional video equipment