Platform Studio Series 16TB
Platform Studio Series 16TB


Part # PLATSTU80016TB

MFR Part # 126100

High-Performance Workflow Server, designed for video professionals to accelerate and improve their content creation process. More
MSRP: $13995

Availability: Out of stock

The ProMAX Platform Studio Series is a High-Performance Workflow Server, designed for video professionals to accelerate and improve their content creation process. It featurse powerful shared storage that is optimized for video workgroups using Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Apple’s Final Cut Pvro and other creative software applications. Platform scales easily for workgroups of all sizes, is simple to deploy, and integrates seamlessly with existing IT infrastructure.

What sets Platform apart from other storage systems is its ability to accelerate content creation. Platform Servers manage multiple production processes including media asset management, transcoding, and rendering that would typically be executed on individual workstations. Because Platform has direct access to the media it can accomplish these operations more efficiently, meaning you’ll finish projects faster and deliver better results for your customers.


Industry Leading Performance for VideoUtilizing a unique low-latency protocol Platform delivers high quality, consistent streaming performance required for online video editing. Platform Studio’s 8 bay storage system can provide up to 22 concurrent streams of ProRes 422, 1920 x 1080.

Extensible Workflow ServerCreate highly efficient and connected workflows with Platform at the hub of your digital facility. Designed with the flexibility to connect multiple systems and technologies, Platform can communicate with any TCP/IP connected devices and can host services, websites and software applications. Platform Studio also features an optional built-in LTO drive.

A Better User ExperienceCreative groups including remote contractors can easily search and access content through a simple but powerful web interface, and administrators can manage workflows, monitor performance and control system functions from anywhere on the network.

Integration FriendlyTake advantage of the latest technology while protecting your previous investments. Platform integrates easily with existing IT infrastructure. Utilize existing copper and fiber cabling and repurpose your old RAID arrays to create a multi-tier storage network.

Native Support for Active DirectoryPlatform Servers run a Windows Server operating system enabling them to join an existing windows domain and thereby utilize existing user accounts and permissions schema.


Platform Studio Servers feature an extensive list of I/O ports for easy data transfers including Thunderbolt 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 800 & 400.In addition the built-in Card Reader enables data transfers direct from camera to shared storage with support for CF, SD, SDHC, microSD, MMC and xD-Picture Cards.


Platform Studio can be configured with an optional built-in LTO drive for easy backup and archive. Because the LTO drive has direct access to the storage system it as able to read content from the drives and write it to tape with maximum efficiency.

Get organized and find your files faster. Indexing, search, custom metadata tagging, proxy generation and preview are all built-in to Platform and require no additional license fees.

Platform Servers feature a built-in transcode engine that can be upgraded to process up to 24 simultaneous transcodes. This enables creative groups to offload time consuming file conversions from their workstations. Create custom transcode workflows to convert media at ingest or for delivery with support for multiple formats.


A browser based UI allows users and administrators to manage the system and access content from anywhere on the network, and delivers a superior collaborative editing experience for creative workgroups.

Processors Intel i7-6700K
4.0 GHz Processor
Total Cores [Logical CPUs] 4
Base RAM 16GB
System Drives 120 GB SSD
Power Supply 550W
Storage Expansion Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 2.0
8 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
2 x FireWire 800
2 x FireWire 400
Video Out HDMI (w/DVI Adapter)
Network 2 x 1GbE LAN Controllers
Optional Client Connectivity 2,4 Port 1GbE Copper
2,4,6 Port 10GbE Fiber
2,4 Port 10GbE Copper
Dimensions L (16″) x W (13.39″) x H (13.39″)
Weight [Without Drives] 35lbs
Rack Space 4RU
Accessories Included HDMI to DVI Adapter
Ambient Operating Temperature 5°C (41°F) ~ 35°C (95°F)
Max Power Draw 5A @ 900BTU/hr

Platform Studio 800 Server
* 8 x 2TB Enterprise Class Hard drives (5 Year Warranty)
* 4 Core 3.2Ghz with 8GB of RAM (2 x 4GB)
* SSD OS Drive
* 14" x 14" x 16" Quiet Desktop Enclosure
* 3 Year Hardware Warranty
* 1 Year Pro-Care, 8am to 5pm Pacific
* 24/7 Pro-Care Plus Upgradable


* Storage Management Features
* Search, Metadata, Proxy Generation & Preview DAM Features
* Basic Transcoding
* AE/C4D Rendering
* Use as a CatDV Server (must add CatDV softeware)

Add on options - not included
* LTO5 or LTO6
* Upgraded trasncoding (Please inquire)
* Active Directory Integration
* SDI Ingest
* Spare Kit
* Spare Drive

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