d3 2U v1.0

d3 Technologies have taken the 2U for smaller events and fixed installs out of production (Sept 2014), but continue to support all rental partners with d3 2Us in warranty. Click on the tabs below for technical information on this product.

Tech Specs 2U 1.0

Bundled Software
d3 Proprietary Full d3 Production Suite
3rd Party Quicktime Pro, GoToAssist, MacDrive 9, DMX Workshop
Media File Specifications
Video Playback .mov (anim, pjpg, dxv)
Still image formats .png, .jpeg, .bmp, .tif
Audio file formats .mp3, .wav, .aiff
3d mesh format .obj
Physical Specifications
Unit dimensions W: 484mm (19.0'') H: 89mm (3.5'') D: 465mm (18.3'')
Unit weight     11.35kg (25.0lb)
Packed dimensions W: 700mm (27.6'') H: 330mm (13.0'') D: 630mm (24.8'')
Packed unit weight     17.65kg (38.9lb)
Mounting system     2U 19” rack mount
Hardware Specifications
Voltage 100-240V,50-60Hz, 5-8 amps
Power Consumption 400W (max)
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
CPU Intel i7 2.88Ghz Quad Core
Memory 4GB DDR3 RAM
Environmental Tolerances Temperature: 5-35°C (40°-95°F)
Humidity: 5%-95% (non-condensing)
Altitude: 0-8850 ft (0-2700m)
Audio Asus MO Audio 888
DVD+-RW Dual Layer Drive
Storage 1 x 80GB SSD (Internal System Drive)
1 x 480GB SSD (Removable Media Drive)
System Connectivity - Outputs
Video 1 x DVI (DualLink)
2 x DisplayPort (2560 x 1600 Max)
Analogue audio 3.5mm stereo audio jack
MIDI Via optional external USB interface
Artnet via Gigabit ethernet
System Connectivity - Inputs
Video 2 x SD-SDI / 1 x HD-SDI
Analogue audio 3.5mm stereo audio jack
MIDI Via optional external USB interface
Artnet via Gigabit ethernet
System Connectivity - General
Data/Peripherals 4 x USB 2.0
Network Dual Gigabit ethernet
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories Keyboard, Mouse, Power Cable, Mouse Mat, Getting Started Guide, Manual, DisplayPort to DVI Adapters, 500GB USB External Backup Drive, Warranty Information
Support, Updates and Warranties
License subscription package includes 3yrs hardware warranty
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* Based on Major Release 11, Revision 10039. Hardware shipped prior to July 2013. Vertex 2 Media drive.

2U Perfomance data*

Video outputs only 1 (.mov) 2  
DXV with Alpha-Channel 2
Photo-JPEG 2
Animation with Alpha 2
Video output & HD-SDI input 3 (.mov)  
HAP/DXV Coming soon
HAP-Q Coming soon
DXV with Alpha-Channel Coming soon
Photo-JPEG Coming soon
Animation with Alpha Coming soon
Video output, HD-SDI input & DMX output 4 (.mov)  
DXV with Alpha-Channel 1
Photo-JPEG 1
Animation with Alpha 1

* Based on Major Release 11.2 All tests carried out with gen-locked output heads with the same resolutions

** These figures are based on an average video bitrate of 19MB/s. Performance may vary depending on specific project setup. (live video input, Bitmaps, screen resolutions, etc.)

*** Based on 8 layers of 4K (3840x2160) playing simultaneously

1 3 x 1920x1080 @ 60Hz

2 Quicktime Codecs

3 As above, with the addition of 1 x 1080i live video input. d3 running in Full Speed Mode.

4 As above, with the addition of 10 universes of DMX output.