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Ambient: ACC-501 Clockit Controller

Clockit Controller and Accessories


A whole set of features as time code, word clock, MIDI TC and GPS capability makes the ACC501 rather a time code Swiss army knife than just a master clock. An extensive keypad and a graphical LCD with command and menu bars ensure an intuitive but comprehensive user interface. Using a reprogrammable MPU the controller features a future-proof design with growing capabilities.

Main Features:

•    Time code master clock with LTC and ASCII time code, send, receive and check TC diversion, tune other Clockit units and        Clockit featured products (ARRI Alexa, Sound Devices t-Recorder, Weiss Cam, P+S Technik)

•    USB interface for data download, programming, MIDI time code and serial Sony-P2 transmission

•    Low jitter word clock generator with all clocks up to 192 KHz incl. pull up/down

•    Interface for GPIO and connection of accessories such as GPS receiver, RF transceiver etc

•    Powering options: internal battery, USB, external 6 – 12 Volts

•    4x AA cell for over 24 hrs operation

•    Standby mode for keeping accurate time code

•    Firmware updates by user, available through download

The Ambient ACC-501 Controller package includes:

•    Clockit Controller      

•    Controller pouch      

•    Timecode In/Out Coiled Cable.

INPUT: 1 composite or SDI video, looping, 1Vpp/75Ω on BNC connectors with a termination switch.

  • Outputs:                                               5 composite or SDI video, 1Vpp/75Ω on BNC connectors.
  • Max Video Output:                            2Vpp.
  • Video Bandwidth:                             (-3dB): 480MHz.
  • Diff. Gain:                                            0.05%.
  • Diff. Phase:                                         0.12Deg.
  • K-Factor:                                             0.05%.
  • S/N Ratio:                                           73dB.
  • Control:                                               75Ω termination switch.
  • Coupling:                                            AC.
  • Power Source:                                  12V DC, 40mA.
  • Dimensions:                                      16.5cm x 12cm x 4.5cm (6.5” x 4.7” x 2.8”) W, D, H.
  • Weight:                                                0.62kg (1.4lbs) approx.
  • Accessories:                                       Power supply, brackets for stacking multiple units.
  • Options:                                               RK−1 19" rack adapter.

Click the following links to download the files:

1. Ambient Clockit Controller ACC-501 User Manual Download