The CALIBUG HDTV PRO Reference Tool is
Setting up HDTV televisions and monitors in 1080i or
Aligning Video projectors
Aligning LED, LCD, or plasma displays
Testing for video system bandwidth
Determining if a video device passes
Setting up an SVGA card that has
Providing an instant video test
pattern system anywhere
Producing "bars and tone" for video
Aligning SVGA and HD monitor convergence
Testing color purity - a complete set
of color purity patterns is provided
Testing decoding of streaming video
Testing video projection systems
Tutoring new technicians that have
never worked with broadcast or NTSC video before
Producing audio tones for testing
your audio portion of your TV system
Testing for monitor overscan and
Providing TV test patterns on your
home TV to make your wife think the station has signed off and its
time to go to bed! ;-)
If you only buy one tool for
broadcast video testing on PC's, buy this one!
The CALIBUG HDTV Pro Video Test Tool has
everything you'll ever need in a self contained HDMI enabled plug and
Compare it to devices costing
three times as much that are far less feature rich or portable.
The CALIBUG HDTV
PROTM HDMI Video Test Pattern Generator
HDTV 1080i/720p, NTSC/PAL TV Test Pattern Generator, digital monitor/projector
calibrator, and audio test tool all in a single HDMI enabled plug.
Plugs into any HDMI monitor or video device
- self-contained with over 1000 test pattern combinations embedded into its
internal flash memory. There's nothing like it for the price!
The Calibug HDTV Pro simply plugs into
any HDMI port of a monitor, TV, or other video device and will allow
you to run a wide variety of video tests directly onscreen with interactive
software. It does not require any other video equipment.
The Calibug HDTV Pro HDMI Device
Our CALIBUG HDTV PRO is a unique
self contained video test device like no other.
It is designed to be a small self-sufficient video testing device that produces
test patterns, video, and audio via an integrated HDMI interface suitable for
direct plug connections to video monitors, TV's, recorders, and other video
systems. Using an integrated processor, flash memory, and an the Android 4.0
operating system, it provides for a fully interactive test experience:
It can support video output formats ranging from 480i through 1080i. For
NTSC/PAL composite video testing, an optional HDMI to composite
video/audio converter is available.
Designed with input from a team of Video
Professionals including a former TV station Chief Engineer, and a multimedia
producer, the CALIBUG HDTV PRO is a complete set of Video Reference Tools,
Measurement Aids, Video and Audio Tests, and multimedia content designed to help
you tune your HDMI Video System to its full potential. Our exclusive full screen
test pattern generator allows your to test any HDMI digital video system just as
you would with broadcast test equipment rivaling costing thousands of
It includes over 1000 HD video test
pattern combinations in still test patterns and in streaming video format.
Features of the CALIBUG HDTV PRO Video Test Generator and Reference Tool
The CALIBUG HDTV Pro
has an internal 1GHz processor running the Android 4.0 operating system (Ice
Cream Sandwich) allowing for a full menu driven interactive operation of
the video output channel.
No drivers required!
- plugs directly into any HDMI port and produces
video directly to that port.
Auto-Run - Included self
configuring software allows the CALIBUG HDTV to auto-run when you plug it in,
and auto-shutoff when you unplug it. Use a mouse to select your test
patterns and you are ready to go.
Pocket Sized Dongle - No smaller
HDMI capable video test generator exists on the planet! Easy to put into your shirt
pocket or tool kit.
High impact case - High impact
plastic case with dust cover cap withstands fumble fingered drops.
There's no worry about breaking this device from falls off the bench.
power - AC or USB - can be powered by the
or by USB port on the rear of many modern HD TV's and monitors if USB
port supports full power.
short and long USB power cables
included - the short USB power cable allows for powering the device
from USB ports on HDTV's and monitors and the long USB power cable
allows for powering the device on AC power using the included 120VAC
to 5 volt DC adapter
BONUS HDMI Extender adapter
included - A 180 degrees flexible HDMI extender adapter is included
to help you use or test on HDMI devices that have vertical oriented rear
panel or inaccessible HDMI ports.
Low Power, Lightweight -
Only 30 grams, and draws
≤ 700mA @ 5V Operating Current
recovery media CD with all patterns and tests, plus a
personal use license for these on PC editing systems
Video Output Features:
Fully HDMI 1.1 through 1.4 compliant
Fully ITU BT.709 compliant
Supports all major HD and SD video
Direct to HDMI in digital form -
50/60 Hz scan rates Supports displays of 1080p/1080i,
720p/720i @ 50/60 Hz, 720x576p @ 50Hz, 720x480p @ 60Hz, and 640x480
Supports DV CCIR601 resolutions
of 720x480 for NTSC and 720x486 for PAL
Optional NTSC/PAL composite video
output - available via accessory
and SD SDI digital output - available via accessory
Embedded Software Features:
Full set of HD test patterns
in both 1080 and 720 resolutions immediately available on startup
Menu selected operation - via
any plug in USB mouse or wireless mouse/pointer
Embedded AVS HD 709 - full
suite of these popular open sourced video tests are included and
Modern NTSC/PAL Test Patterns- every test pattern you need, full screen broadcast
They are all here, SMPTE, EIA, NTC7, Phillips, Pluge, Crosshatch,
Raster, Convergence, the works!
LCD Monitor/LCD Video Projector
Test Patterns- have you ever had to setup a video projector and had
trouble getting the focus and contrast set right? Our test patterns make
Audio Test Tone Generator- a
collection audio test tones with your television sound system
Bars and Tone Generator
Field or SMPTE color bars with 1 kHz tone, plus other test tones
Safe Title Area Generator
sure those graphics and titles are lined up within the safe area of the
The Classic Test Patterns
"Indian Head" from the 50's, the EIA and SMPTE patterns, all the great classics....just for
fun or nostalgia.
Over 1000 different styles and
resolutions of tests are available on the CALIBUG HDTV PRO.
selectable video resolutions - via menu you can set the
device to "auto detect" the HDMI resolution or set for an "always on"
resolution of your choice.
your own test patterns or videos - device can be connected to
a PC or Mac as a disk drive via USB cable
4.0 operating system - allows for future app expansion and
Startup test pattern main menu
(click a thumbnail for the resolution test
Samples of HDTV 16:9 Static Patterns
(there are over 110 in all)
Samples of CCIR601 and NTSC/PAL/SVGA Static Patterns (there are over 250 in all)
Samples of the embedded AVS HD 709 video
Micro USB OTG (On-The-Go) port for power and PC connection (2 power cables included)
USB 2.0 Type A host port for connecting a USB mouse/keyboard
Support for external USB 1.2 and 2.0 hubs
Support for 2.4 GHz wireless mouse and/or keyboard via USB
Built-in Atheros AR6103 IEEE 802.11b/g/n WiFi
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and WPS support
Auto detection for HDMI device/monitor resolution
HD video decoder (1080/720 @ 60 fps)
HD video encoder (1080/720 @ 30 fps)
Power Consumption: ≤ 700mA @ 5V (via mini OTG USB port, 120VAC power
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What's in the package:
Calibug HDTV Pro device with protective cap
120VAC to 5VDC power supply with USB connector
180° swivel HDMI port extender
18" short USB power cable (for use on rear of
monitors with USB ports)
36" USB power supply cable
Content Recovery DVD with native patterns as
PNG, JPG, and MP4 video files
Printed quick start guide
The Calibug HDTV Pro is designed to be operated with any Windows or
Linux compatible wired or wireless mouse or mouse enabled wireless pointer
which is used to navigate between the different test patterns, audio
tests, and video test files for full screen display and playback.
accessories below for a low cost wireless mouse if you need one.
Pricing and purchase:
CALIBUG HDTV PRO2-Pack - HDMI Video Test and Reference Tool
CALIBUG HDTV PRO5-Pack -
HDMI Video Test and Reference Tool
WIRELESS MOUSE for use with
CALIBUG HDTV PRO$12.99
HDMI to composite video converter for testing conventional TV systems
The HDMI2AV converter accepts the Calibug HDTV Pro into its
HDMI port, and produce composite NTSC RS170A or PAL
USB powered with included cable (*we recommend the dual power adapter below)
Audio line level and composite video on RCA connectors
Compact, light weight, portable size
HDMI in, Composite Video + Audio R/L out
Convert HDMI signal to Composite Video + Stereo Audio
Optional choice for output video systems: PAL/NTSC.