CONTENT DISTRIBUTION · BROADCAST TRAFFIC & CLEARANCE · CLOSED CAPTIONING · PRODUCTION SERVICES · TRANSCODING

WELCOME TO SYNCRO SERVICES

Servicing the advertising, media, and broadcast communities.

WHAT WE DO


Throughout our 55+ year history servicing the Media and Advertising industries, clients have received impeccable service for a broad range of distribution and post production services for all types of video and film content. Some of our services include:

About Us

Servicing the Advertising, Media and Broadcast Communities.
  • Syncro Services provides fast, reliable and cost effective Digital Media Delivery.
  • Our simple upload portal allows for immediate quality control checks and reports.
  • We offer transcoding, versioning, re-slating, closed captioning and watermarking services.
  • Syncro Services has years of service experience in the Direct Response industry.
  • Our web portal allows you to manage your delivery in a simple and intuitive manner.
  • We deliver content to networks, and local affiliates and the web.
  • Through our sister company WMRK Media we offer the following:
    • Issue Commercial Codes (ISCIs) for all client products.
    • Generate Commercial Instructions.
    • Coordinate Network Clearances.
    • Order & Ship all Commercial Assets for TV, Radio, Internet.
    • Communicate with Media & Creative Agencies.

Upload to Syncro Services

FTP Options

Upload to Syncro (preferred)

ftp://ftp.syncroservices.com/ or http://ftp.syncroservices.com/
username: PLEASE CONTACT SYNCRO FOR LOGIN CREDENTIALS
password: PLEASE CONTACT SYNCRO FOR LOGIN CREDENTIALS

  • NOTE: Please send email notification once uploaded to csr@syncroservices.com & dmd@syncroservices.com
  • Enhanced FTP Upload or client-side downloads, please provide the ftp path with a username & password for to the above email addresses

For a unique login to our upload site to allow advanced tracking and confirmation, please request a username & password from our team, csr@syncroservices.com to set this up.

In order for Syncro Services to process and deliver your content correctly, it is required that your files conform to the following specifications. If these specifications are not met, delays may result and content may be rejected.
In the case of revised uploads please add “_rev(revision number)” e.g. ISCI_rev1.mov

Layout:

-8 seconds of slate, with countdown starting at 10.
-2 seconds of black, with 2 pop.
-Spot must begin on the first frame of the 10th second: (frame 300 @ 29.97 fps, frame  240 @ 23.98fps).
-At least one second of black after end of spot.

Syncro-Services-File-Specifications

Audio:

– All audio levels must be CALM act compliant. Target loudness should be -24 LKFS. Variations of approximately ±2db are acceptable.

File Name:

– File name should include only ISCI code, with no spaces or special characters. – If HD, the ISCI code/filename must end in “H”

*Please refer to individual format pages, for detailed file specification requirements.

Click here to download the full Spec Sheet PDF, or click on one of the tabs below for specific specification information.

Avid DNxHD

Description

Requirements

Video
Container .mov
Frame Size 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate 23.976 (preferred) or 29.97
Bit Rate 220Mbps
Field Order 23.976=None / 29.97 = Upper Field First
Accepted IRE range -5 to 110
Black Level 0% / 0mv
White Level 100% / 700mV
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Title Safe / Center Cut 4:3 SMPTE RP 218
Title Safe / Center Cut 16:9 SMPTE RP 2046-1
 
Audio 2 Channels
Channel Layout Stereo
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 192kbps
Audio Codec PCM
 
Audio 8 Channels
Channel Layout Surround
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Channel 3 Center
Channel 4 Low Frequency Effects
Channel 5 Left Surround
Channel 6 Right Surround
Channel 7 Stereo Left
Channel 8 Stereo Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 384kbps
Audio Codec PCM

HD Apple ProRes 422HQ

Description

Requirements

Video
Container .mov
Frame Size 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate 23.976 (preferred) or 29.97
Field Order 23.976=None / 29.97 = Upper Field First
Accepted IRE range -5 to 110
Black Level 0% / 0mv
White Level 100% / 700mV
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Title Safe / Center Cut 4:3 SMPTE RP 218
Title Safe / Center Cut 16:9 SMPTE RP 2046-1
 
Audio 2 Channels
Channel Layout Stereo
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 192kbps
Audio Codec PCM
 
Audio 8 Channels
Channel Layout Surround
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Channel 3 Center
Channel 4 Low Frequency Effects
Channel 5 Left Surround
Channel 6 Right Surround
Channel 7 Stereo Left
Channel 8 Stereo Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 384kbps
Audio Codec PCM

8 Bit Uncompressed

Description

Requirements

Video
Container .mov
Frame Size 720 x 486
Frame Rate 29.97
Field Order Lower Field First
Accepted IRE range -5 to 110
Black Level 7.5 IRE
White Level 100 IRE
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Title Safe / Center Cut 4:3 SMPTE RP 218
 
Audio 2 Channels
Channel Layout Stereo
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 192kbps
Audio Codec PCM
 

SD Apple ProRes 422HQ

Description

Requirements

Video
Container .mov
Frame Size 720 x 486
Frame Rate 29.97
Field Order Lower Field First
Accepted IRE range -5 to 110
Black Level 7.5 IRE
White Level 100 IRE
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Title Safe / Center Cut 4:3 SMPTE RP 218
 
Audio 2 Channels
Channel Layout Stereo
Channel 1 Left
Channel 2 Right
Bit Depth 16,24
Sample Rate 48khz
Minimum Bit Rate 192kbps
Audio Codec PCM
 
Syncro Services

Servicing Media Entertainment Television over 5 Decades

Find us at

333 Seventh Avenue, 10th Fl, New York
New York 10001

Contact

(212) 273-0500
sales@syncroservices.com

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