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R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL

High-performance nearline storage

Media Systems and Solutions

To achieve success in the digital intermediate between the camera and the cinema or television, you need to exercise both creativity and care in the handling of high-resolution film data. Our customized solutions are designed to provide precisely what you need for your workflow to be profitable. Both the design and development of the products are based on years of know-how and expertise in the field, granting you the confidence that only comes from proven experience.

The product portfolio ranges from turnkey systems to custom storage solutions and data management tools to video boards for integration into the A/V systems of other manufacturers. Implement the Rohde & Schwarz media products to effectively optimize your workflow with high-performance technology.

R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL

High-performance nearline storage


Key Facts

Features & Benefits


Brief Description

Key Facts
  • High-performance nearline for mid-term archive
  • Supports compressed formats up to 4K
  • High-density with 48 disks, SAN and NAS server in 4 RU chassis
  • Low entry-level pricing
  • Extensive monitoring of entire infrastructure
  • Low carbon footprint
Brief Description

R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL provides all the assets of a powerful and compact storage solution in a single unit: The 4U chassis offers reliable and easy-to-maintain nearline storage with maximum density and comes with an extensive configuration tool.

Features & Benefits
  • R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL as ingest storage for R&S®VENICE 2U
    • Record locally in R&S®VENICE 2U and in R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL with dual destination recording
    • Store up to 12,000 hours of XDCAM HD 50 as ingest backup copy
    • Direct ingest
    • Auto-copy to R&S®SpycerBox Cell when recording is finished
    • Easy to configure with SAN Remo
    • Easy to maintain (SNMP, hot swappable HDD, PSU)
  • R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL as nearline for R&S®SpycerBox Cell
    • Easy data movement and scheduler with R&S®Spycer
    • Store up to 12,000 hours of XDCAM HD 50, or up to 75 hours of 4K DPX
    • Direct realtime playout of 4K uncompressed from nearline
  • R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL as SAN in post production environments, combined with R&S®CLIPSTER and R&S®Fuze
    • Entry-level solution for nearline and online for 2K uncompressed
    • Store up to 75 hours of 4K DPX, or up to 300 hours of 2K DPX
    • Direct playout of 4K compressed from nearline
    • Easy- to- configure with SAN Remo
    • Easy- to- maintain (SNMP, hot swappable HDD, PSU)
Height: 1.76 mm
Width: 438 mm
(480 mm with angle bracket)
Depth: 860 mm
Chassis weight: 36.7 kg
Chassis weight with drives: 69.9 kg
Technical data 
Input power requirements: 100 V -to 240 V, 47 Hz to- 63 Hz
Max. input power: 1183.5 W
Typ. input power: 911.4 W
Idle power: 640.2 W
Max. amperage: 4.97 A
Heat: 3111 BTU
Number of PSUs: 2+1

Broadcast Systems

R&S®VENICE Channel Playout Excellence

  • UHD media server for 24/7 channel playout and studio production
  • 1 channel 2160p60 or 4 channels 1080p60


  • HD/SD video server with ingest, playout and transform functionalities
  • 2 or 4 channels in 2 rack units


  • 4K UHD-1 video server with ingest, playout and transform functionalities
  • 2 channels up to 2160p60

R&S®VENICE Control

  • Ingest software for controlling live multicamera recordings.
  • Available on Windows®, Mac OS®


  • Network-based multiviewer software for monitoring all R&S®VENICE channels
  • Available on Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux®


  • Studio playout software for managing complex studio playout situations
  • Available on Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux®

Post Production Systems


The Flagship Mastering solution

Storage Solutions

R&S®SpycerBox Cell

  • SSD: 14,4TB, 28,8TB
  • SAS: 27TB, 36TB, 54TB
  • SAS 7K: 60TB

R&S®SpycerBox Ultra TL

  • Half populated: 96TB, 144TB, 192TB
  • Fully loaded: 192TB, 288TB, 384TB


  • Gain an overview of your files and metadata
  • Effectively tidy up your SAN or NAS
  • Correct and edit the names of file sequences

Video Boards

R&S®Atomix HDMI

  • Video formats: SD/HD/2K, 4K HSDL, 4K
  • 3 Gbit/s SDI
  • HDMI output

R&S®Atomix LT

  • Video formats: SD/HD/2K
  • 3 Gbit/s SDI