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Upload Instructions

Preferred Methods

WEB

Upload Media

FTP
ftp://media.syncroservices.com/

Contact Syncro for Login Credentials

NOTE: After uploading, send an email notification to csr@syncroservices.com and dmd@syncroservices.com

For Enhanced FTP Upload or Client-side Downloads, please provide the ftp path with a username and password to csr@syncroservices.com and dmd@syncroservices.com

For a unique login to our upload site (which allows advanced tracking and confirmation), request a username & password from our team at csr@syncroservices.com to set this up.

File Specifications

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)Example: 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

Audio

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

File Names

  • File names should include only ISCI code, with no spaces or special characters. – If HD, the ISCI code/filename must end in “H”
  • In the case of revised uploads please add “_rev(revision number)Example: ISCI_rev1.mov
Please refer to the individual format pages for detailed file specification requirements below.

Detailed Specifications

Select from the tabs below for detailed specifications or
click here to download the full Spec Sheet PDF,

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
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