Specifications differ by region, ad type and account. Please check Peach to ensure the correct specification is used before creating files and uploading content to avoid QC failures.
Although there are some exceptions Pro Res is not commonly accepted in Peach.
Please refer to the Australia & New Zealand Technical Specifications XDCAM which is the commonly accepted format.
All files uploaded to Peach are immediately run through an Auto QC process. To ensure files are not rejected please adhere to the guidelines below.
|Codec||Pro Res 422/Pro Res HQ|
|Video Bit Depth||10 bits|
|Frame size||1920 x 1080|
|Frame rate||25 fps|
|Interlacing||Progressive or Interlaced|
|Bitrate||140 Mbps/205 Mbps|
|Format||PCM (Little Endian)|
|Channels||2 (1 channel per stream)|
|Sample Rate||48 kHz|
|Bit Depth||16 bits / 24 bits|
Files must be exact duration; TVC content only. No pre-roll or post-roll such as clock/clapper, bars, black, hold, freeze or audio tone is required.
Content delivered to Australia requires the first and last 12 frames of the audio to be mute.
(This is not a requirement for New Zealand)
Australia - Key Number: Must be capital letters and numbers only, not exceeding 13 characters e.g. PCHDEMO0001HD
New Zealand - https://commercialapprovals.co.nz/standards/key_numbers/
Levels must be in accordance with ITU BT.709 for HD content, and EBU R103-2000 recommendations:
Luma = Level 16-235 (not RGB 0-255 level), equivalent to 0% - 100% or
0mV - 700mV.
Chroma = Level 16-240, equivalent to maximum 100% RGB.
All content should be upper and first field dominant throughout and must be free of encoding artefacts, dropout, glitches, blocking, interlace issues or excessive aliasing and considered broadcast quality throughout.
The Programme Loudness Level must be normalised to -24 LUFS (±1.0 LU) and -2 dBTP max as per BS1770-3 measurement for R128.
Audio should be free of any distortion, glitches or excessive sibilance and must be in phase and in sync with the video throughout.
Please ensure all On Screen Text is free from spelling and grammatical errors, and within the relevant Safe Area in accordance with EBU R95-2017 recommendations
HD Safe Area 1920x1080 Interlaced