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Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiving Card

Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver Card supports resolutions up to 512×384@60Hz, 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data (expandable to 128 groups of serial data)
Novastar A5s Plus LED receiving cards

Overview

The Novastar A5s Plus LED receiving card, meticulously crafted by NovaStar, represents the pinnacle of LED display technology. Setting new benchmarks in performance and user experience, this high-end receiving card elevates visual quality and versatility. With support for resolutions up to 512×384 pixels at a remarkable 60Hz, the A5s Plus delivers breathtaking visuals that captivate audiences. Leveraging advanced features such as color management, pixel-level brightness and chroma calibration, low latency, 3D support, and gamma adjustment, the A5s Plus ensures exceptional display precision and unparalleled user engagement. Furthermore, the A5s Plus effortlessly handles up to 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data, with expandability up to an impressive 128 groups of serial data. Let’s explore the comprehensive range of features that make the A5s Plus a true game-changer in the LED display industry.

Features

Color Management: Redefining Color Accuracy and Flexibility

Unlocking an unrivaled level of color precision, the A5s Plus empowers users to seamlessly switch between different color gamuts in real time. This extraordinary feature allows for precise color adjustments, ensuring exceptional color reproduction and astonishing visual fidelity. Whether it’s fine-tuning color temperature or achieving optimal color balance, the A5s Plus offers unparalleled flexibility for diverse content requirements.

18bit+ and Pixel-Level Calibration: Unleashing Unmatched Grayscale Performance

With its remarkable 18bit+ support, the A5s Plus revolutionizes grayscale capabilities, enhancing image depth and eliminating any loss of detail in low-brightness scenes. Paired with NovaStar’s cutting-edge pixel-level calibration system, this receiving card guarantees consistent brightness and chroma across each individual pixel. By eliminating any visible discrepancies, the A5s Plus ensures an impeccable display with impeccable grayscale uniformity and flawless color reproduction.

Quick Adjustment and Dark/Bright Line Correction: Seamlessly Fluid Visual Experience

The A5s Plus offers swift adjustment functionality, allowing for effortless fine-tuning of dark or bright lines that may occur during module or cabinet splicing. This exceptional feature takes visual experiences to new heights, ensuring a seamless and uninterrupted display. With immediate and tangible results, users can eliminate distracting lines, creating a visually harmonious and captivating viewing environment.

Low Latency and 3D Functionality: Engagingly Immersive Display

With its exceptionally low latency, the A5s Plus minimizes video source delays to a mere single frame (applicable only when using modules equipped with driver ICs featuring built-in RAM). This remarkable attribute ensures real-time synchronization, delivering a highly responsive and engaging display. Additionally, the A5s Plus supports 3D functionality in conjunction with compatible sending cards, enabling awe-inspiring 3D image output that immerses viewers in captivating depth and realism.

Individual Gamma Adjustment for RGB: Fine-Tuned Image Control

By seamlessly integrating with NovaLCT (V5.2.0 or later) and a compatible sending card, the A5s Plus empowers users with individual gamma adjustment for red, green, and blue channels. This advanced capability allows for precise image calibration, effectively mitigating nonuniformity issues in low grayscale scenarios and compensating for white balance deviations. The result is a truly breathtaking and lifelike image reproduction that resonates with viewers.

Image Rotation: Flexible Display Orientation for Diverse Environments

The A5s Plus offers seamless image rotation in 90° increments, providing users with the flexibility to adjust the display image to the desired orientation (0°/90°/180°/270°). Whether it’s adapting to portrait or landscape mode, the A5s Plus ensures optimal visual presentation, catering to diverse installation requirements and enhancing overall display versatility.

Smart Module Compatibility: Intelligent Module Management for Enhanced Performance

Collaborating with the smart module, the A5s Plus unlocks a myriad of intelligent features that enhance performance and streamline module management. This includes module ID management, storage of calibration coefficients and module parameters, real-time monitoring of module temperature, voltage, and flat cable communication status, LED error detection, and runtime recording. With these smart capabilities, users can effortlessly optimize module performance, simplify maintenance, and ensure optimal display operation.

Automatic Module Calibration: Effortless Replacement and Calibration Process

When replacing an old module with a new one equipped with flash memory, the A5s Plus simplifies the calibration process. The receiving card automatically uploads the calibration coefficients stored in the flash memory upon power-on, ensuring seamless integration of the new module. This feature saves time and effort, allowing for efficient module replacement and hassle-free calibration.

Quick Uploading of Calibration Coefficients: Streamlined Calibration Workflow

The A5s Plus offers rapid uploading of calibration coefficients, optimizing the efficiency of the calibration process. With this feature, users can swiftly transfer the necessary calibration data to the receiving card, ensuring accurate and consistent display performance. This streamlined workflow saves valuable time during installation and maintenance, enhancing productivity and user satisfaction.

Module Flash Management: Convenient Storage and Retrieval of Module Information

For modules equipped with flash memory, the A5s Plus allows seamless management of stored information. Users can store and retrieve calibration coefficients and module IDs, ensuring efficient module maintenance and configuration management. With this convenient feature, module-related data can be easily accessed, facilitating troubleshooting and optimization of the display system.

One-Click Calibration Coefficient Application: Effortless Calibration Activation

The A5s Plus simplifies the calibration process for modules with flash memory. When the Ethernet cable is disconnected, users can conveniently activate calibration coefficients stored in the flash memory by pressing and holding the self-test button on the cabinet. This intuitive one-click activation enables quick and hassle-free calibration, ensuring optimal display performance even in challenging situations.

Mapping Function: Easy Localization of Receiving Cards

With the A5s Plus, locating and identifying receiving cards within a display system is effortless. The cabinets display the receiving card number and Ethernet port information, allowing users to quickly obtain the precise locations and connection topology of the receiving cards. This mapping function simplifies maintenance tasks, accelerates troubleshooting, and improves overall system management efficiency.

Pre-Stored Image Customization: Personalized Display Startup and No-Signal Image

The A5s Plus empowers users to customize the images displayed during startup or when the Ethernet cable is disconnected or no video signal is detected. With this feature, users can create a unique and personalized visual experience, showcasing branding, messages, or aesthetically pleasing graphics. This customization option adds a touch of creativity and enhances the overall visual impact of the LED display.

Temperature and Voltage Monitoring: Real-time System Health Check

The A5s Plus incorporates temperature and voltage monitoring capabilities, eliminating the need for additional peripherals. Users can conveniently monitor the temperature and voltage of the receiving card directly through the system. This real-time system health check ensures that the LED display operates within optimal conditions, enabling proactive maintenance and preventing potential issues related to temperature or voltage fluctuations.

Cabinet LCD: Comprehensive Display Information at a Glance

Equipped with a cabinet LCD module, the A5s Plus provides users with essential display information at a glance. The LCD module displays key data such as temperature, voltage, single run time, and total run time of the receiving card. This comprehensive information empowers users to monitor the status of the LED display system, facilitate troubleshooting, and make informed decisions regarding maintenance and optimization.

Bit Error Detection: Reliable Network Communication Monitoring

The A5s Plus features bit error detection functionality, allowing users to monitor the communication quality of the Ethernet port. It records the number of erroneous packets, enabling accurate diagnosis of network communication problems. This valuable information helps identify and address potential issues promptly, ensuring reliable and stable network communication within the LED display system.

Dual Power Supply Status Detection: Ensuring Redundancy and Reliability

When utilizing two power supplies, the A5s Plus provides the capability to detect the working status of each power supply. This feature ensures redundancy and reliability by promptly identifying any issues or failures with the power supply units. By monitoring the power supply status, users can take proactive measures to maintain uninterrupted operation of the LED display system.

Firmware Program Readback: Secure Program Backup and Management

The A5s Plus allows users to read back and save the firmware program of the receiving card to a local computer. This feature ensures secure program backup, enabling easy retrieval and management of firmware files. In the event of an unexpected program issue or update, users can restore the firmware program with confidence, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous and reliable operation of the LED display.

Configuration Parameter Readback: Efficient Configuration Backup and Restoration

With the A5s Plus, users can read back and save the configuration parameters of the receiving card to a local computer. This efficient backup process ensures that essential configuration settings are safely stored and can be easily restored when needed. This feature streamlines system maintenance, simplifies configuration management, and facilitates efficient restoration of optimal display settings.

LVDS Transmission: Enhanced Signal Quality and Distance

The A5s Plus utilizes Low-Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) transmission technology to optimize signal quality and increase transmission distance. By reducing the number of data cables required between the hub board and modules, the A5s Plus enhances signal integrity, improves electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), and enables more flexible and reliable installation configurations for the LED display system.

Dual Card Backup and Status Monitoring: Uninterrupted Display Operation

For applications requiring high reliability, the A5s Plus supports dual card backup. Two receiving cards can be mounted onto a single hub board, ensuring uninterrupted display operation. In the event of a failure in the primary receiving card, the backup card seamlessly takes over, guaranteeing continuous and reliable performance. The working status of both the primary and backup receiving cards can be easily monitored through NovaLCT, facilitating real-time system management.

Loop Backup: Continuous Display in Case of Line Fault

To enhance the display’s resilience, the A5s Plus supports loop backup. By establishing a loop connection between the receiving card and the sending card via the main and backup lines, even in the event of a line fault, the screen can still display the image normally. This feature ensures continuous operation and prevents disruptions caused by line failures, providing peace of mind to users.

Dual Backup of Configuration Parameters: Secure and Flexible Configuration

The A5s Plus offers dual backup of configuration parameters. The receiving card stores configuration parameters in both the application area and the factory area simultaneously. Typically, users utilize the parameters in the application area, but if necessary, they can restore the parameters from the factory area to the application area. This dual backup mechanism ensures secure storage and flexible management of configuration settings, offering convenience and adaptability to users.

Dual Program Backup: Reliable and Fail-Safe Program Updates

To ensure seamless program updates, the A5s Plus incorporates dual program backup. Two copies of the firmware program are stored in the application area of the receiving card during manufacturing. This redundancy mitigates the risk of abnormal card behavior during program updates. In the event of any program-related issues, users can rely on the backup program, minimizing disruptions and maintaining the stability and reliability of the LED display system.

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Appearance of Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card

Dimensions

Dimensions Chart of Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card

Specification / Datasheet

User Manual

Firmware

Frequently Asked Questions

The A5s Plus supports a maximum resolution of 512×384 pixels at a refresh rate of 60Hz, delivering stunning visual clarity and detail.

The A5s Plus can support up to 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data, providing flexible options for data transmission and connectivity.

Yes, the A5s Plus is capable of handling serial data transmission. It can support up to 64 groups of serial data, with the possibility of expanding to 128 groups, ensuring efficient and reliable data transfer.

The price of the Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card ranges from $15 to $30, offering affordable options for users seeking high-quality LED display solutions. It is advisable to contact authorized distributors or send us a message or refer to the official Novastar website for precise pricing details.

The A5s Plus supports the NOVALCT and NOVACLB software, a powerful and user-friendly software platform designed specifically for Novastar products. This software enables easy control and management of the A5s Plus, allowing users to optimize their LED display setup with convenience and efficiency.

No, the A5s Plus is specifically designed to work seamlessly with the NOVALCT software.

The A5s and A5s Plus are two different models of LED receiving cards developed by NovaStar. The main difference lies in their supported resolutions. The A5s supports resolutions up to 320×256@60Hz, while the A5s Plus offers higher resolution support of up to 512×384@60Hz. Additionally, the A5s Plus comes with advanced features such as color management, 18bit+ grayscale support, LVDS transmission compatibility, etc.

Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiving Card

Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver Card supports resolutions up to 512×384@60Hz, 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data (expandable to 128 groups of serial data)
Novastar A5s Plus LED receiving cards

Overview

The Novastar A5s Plus LED receiving card, meticulously crafted by NovaStar, represents the pinnacle of LED display technology. Setting new benchmarks in performance and user experience, this high-end receiving card elevates visual quality and versatility. With support for resolutions up to 512×384 pixels at a remarkable 60Hz, the A5s Plus delivers breathtaking visuals that captivate audiences. Leveraging advanced features such as color management, pixel-level brightness and chroma calibration, low latency, 3D support, and gamma adjustment, the A5s Plus ensures exceptional display precision and unparalleled user engagement. Furthermore, the A5s Plus effortlessly handles up to 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data, with expandability up to an impressive 128 groups of serial data. Let’s explore the comprehensive range of features that make the A5s Plus a true game-changer in the LED display industry.

Features

Color Management: Redefining Color Accuracy and Flexibility

Unlocking an unrivaled level of color precision, the A5s Plus empowers users to seamlessly switch between different color gamuts in real time. This extraordinary feature allows for precise color adjustments, ensuring exceptional color reproduction and astonishing visual fidelity. Whether it’s fine-tuning color temperature or achieving optimal color balance, the A5s Plus offers unparalleled flexibility for diverse content requirements.

18bit+ and Pixel-Level Calibration: Unleashing Unmatched Grayscale Performance

With its remarkable 18bit+ support, the A5s Plus revolutionizes grayscale capabilities, enhancing image depth and eliminating any loss of detail in low-brightness scenes. Paired with NovaStar’s cutting-edge pixel-level calibration system, this receiving card guarantees consistent brightness and chroma across each individual pixel. By eliminating any visible discrepancies, the A5s Plus ensures an impeccable display with impeccable grayscale uniformity and flawless color reproduction.

Quick Adjustment and Dark/Bright Line Correction: Seamlessly Fluid Visual Experience

The A5s Plus offers swift adjustment functionality, allowing for effortless fine-tuning of dark or bright lines that may occur during module or cabinet splicing. This exceptional feature takes visual experiences to new heights, ensuring a seamless and uninterrupted display. With immediate and tangible results, users can eliminate distracting lines, creating a visually harmonious and captivating viewing environment.

Low Latency and 3D Functionality: Engagingly Immersive Display

With its exceptionally low latency, the A5s Plus minimizes video source delays to a mere single frame (applicable only when using modules equipped with driver ICs featuring built-in RAM). This remarkable attribute ensures real-time synchronization, delivering a highly responsive and engaging display. Additionally, the A5s Plus supports 3D functionality in conjunction with compatible sending cards, enabling awe-inspiring 3D image output that immerses viewers in captivating depth and realism.

Individual Gamma Adjustment for RGB: Fine-Tuned Image Control

By seamlessly integrating with NovaLCT (V5.2.0 or later) and a compatible sending card, the A5s Plus empowers users with individual gamma adjustment for red, green, and blue channels. This advanced capability allows for precise image calibration, effectively mitigating nonuniformity issues in low grayscale scenarios and compensating for white balance deviations. The result is a truly breathtaking and lifelike image reproduction that resonates with viewers.

Image Rotation: Flexible Display Orientation for Diverse Environments

The A5s Plus offers seamless image rotation in 90° increments, providing users with the flexibility to adjust the display image to the desired orientation (0°/90°/180°/270°). Whether it’s adapting to portrait or landscape mode, the A5s Plus ensures optimal visual presentation, catering to diverse installation requirements and enhancing overall display versatility.

Smart Module Compatibility: Intelligent Module Management for Enhanced Performance

Collaborating with the smart module, the A5s Plus unlocks a myriad of intelligent features that enhance performance and streamline module management. This includes module ID management, storage of calibration coefficients and module parameters, real-time monitoring of module temperature, voltage, and flat cable communication status, LED error detection, and runtime recording. With these smart capabilities, users can effortlessly optimize module performance, simplify maintenance, and ensure optimal display operation.

Automatic Module Calibration: Effortless Replacement and Calibration Process

When replacing an old module with a new one equipped with flash memory, the A5s Plus simplifies the calibration process. The receiving card automatically uploads the calibration coefficients stored in the flash memory upon power-on, ensuring seamless integration of the new module. This feature saves time and effort, allowing for efficient module replacement and hassle-free calibration.

Quick Uploading of Calibration Coefficients: Streamlined Calibration Workflow

The A5s Plus offers rapid uploading of calibration coefficients, optimizing the efficiency of the calibration process. With this feature, users can swiftly transfer the necessary calibration data to the receiving card, ensuring accurate and consistent display performance. This streamlined workflow saves valuable time during installation and maintenance, enhancing productivity and user satisfaction.

Module Flash Management: Convenient Storage and Retrieval of Module Information

For modules equipped with flash memory, the A5s Plus allows seamless management of stored information. Users can store and retrieve calibration coefficients and module IDs, ensuring efficient module maintenance and configuration management. With this convenient feature, module-related data can be easily accessed, facilitating troubleshooting and optimization of the display system.

One-Click Calibration Coefficient Application: Effortless Calibration Activation

The A5s Plus simplifies the calibration process for modules with flash memory. When the Ethernet cable is disconnected, users can conveniently activate calibration coefficients stored in the flash memory by pressing and holding the self-test button on the cabinet. This intuitive one-click activation enables quick and hassle-free calibration, ensuring optimal display performance even in challenging situations.

Mapping Function: Easy Localization of Receiving Cards

With the A5s Plus, locating and identifying receiving cards within a display system is effortless. The cabinets display the receiving card number and Ethernet port information, allowing users to quickly obtain the precise locations and connection topology of the receiving cards. This mapping function simplifies maintenance tasks, accelerates troubleshooting, and improves overall system management efficiency.

Pre-Stored Image Customization: Personalized Display Startup and No-Signal Image

The A5s Plus empowers users to customize the images displayed during startup or when the Ethernet cable is disconnected or no video signal is detected. With this feature, users can create a unique and personalized visual experience, showcasing branding, messages, or aesthetically pleasing graphics. This customization option adds a touch of creativity and enhances the overall visual impact of the LED display.

Temperature and Voltage Monitoring: Real-time System Health Check

The A5s Plus incorporates temperature and voltage monitoring capabilities, eliminating the need for additional peripherals. Users can conveniently monitor the temperature and voltage of the receiving card directly through the system. This real-time system health check ensures that the LED display operates within optimal conditions, enabling proactive maintenance and preventing potential issues related to temperature or voltage fluctuations.

Cabinet LCD: Comprehensive Display Information at a Glance

Equipped with a cabinet LCD module, the A5s Plus provides users with essential display information at a glance. The LCD module displays key data such as temperature, voltage, single run time, and total run time of the receiving card. This comprehensive information empowers users to monitor the status of the LED display system, facilitate troubleshooting, and make informed decisions regarding maintenance and optimization.

Bit Error Detection: Reliable Network Communication Monitoring

The A5s Plus features bit error detection functionality, allowing users to monitor the communication quality of the Ethernet port. It records the number of erroneous packets, enabling accurate diagnosis of network communication problems. This valuable information helps identify and address potential issues promptly, ensuring reliable and stable network communication within the LED display system.

Dual Power Supply Status Detection: Ensuring Redundancy and Reliability

When utilizing two power supplies, the A5s Plus provides the capability to detect the working status of each power supply. This feature ensures redundancy and reliability by promptly identifying any issues or failures with the power supply units. By monitoring the power supply status, users can take proactive measures to maintain uninterrupted operation of the LED display system.

Firmware Program Readback: Secure Program Backup and Management

The A5s Plus allows users to read back and save the firmware program of the receiving card to a local computer. This feature ensures secure program backup, enabling easy retrieval and management of firmware files. In the event of an unexpected program issue or update, users can restore the firmware program with confidence, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous and reliable operation of the LED display.

Configuration Parameter Readback: Efficient Configuration Backup and Restoration

With the A5s Plus, users can read back and save the configuration parameters of the receiving card to a local computer. This efficient backup process ensures that essential configuration settings are safely stored and can be easily restored when needed. This feature streamlines system maintenance, simplifies configuration management, and facilitates efficient restoration of optimal display settings.

LVDS Transmission: Enhanced Signal Quality and Distance

The A5s Plus utilizes Low-Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) transmission technology to optimize signal quality and increase transmission distance. By reducing the number of data cables required between the hub board and modules, the A5s Plus enhances signal integrity, improves electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), and enables more flexible and reliable installation configurations for the LED display system.

Dual Card Backup and Status Monitoring: Uninterrupted Display Operation

For applications requiring high reliability, the A5s Plus supports dual card backup. Two receiving cards can be mounted onto a single hub board, ensuring uninterrupted display operation. In the event of a failure in the primary receiving card, the backup card seamlessly takes over, guaranteeing continuous and reliable performance. The working status of both the primary and backup receiving cards can be easily monitored through NovaLCT, facilitating real-time system management.

Loop Backup: Continuous Display in Case of Line Fault

To enhance the display’s resilience, the A5s Plus supports loop backup. By establishing a loop connection between the receiving card and the sending card via the main and backup lines, even in the event of a line fault, the screen can still display the image normally. This feature ensures continuous operation and prevents disruptions caused by line failures, providing peace of mind to users.

Dual Backup of Configuration Parameters: Secure and Flexible Configuration

The A5s Plus offers dual backup of configuration parameters. The receiving card stores configuration parameters in both the application area and the factory area simultaneously. Typically, users utilize the parameters in the application area, but if necessary, they can restore the parameters from the factory area to the application area. This dual backup mechanism ensures secure storage and flexible management of configuration settings, offering convenience and adaptability to users.

Dual Program Backup: Reliable and Fail-Safe Program Updates

To ensure seamless program updates, the A5s Plus incorporates dual program backup. Two copies of the firmware program are stored in the application area of the receiving card during manufacturing. This redundancy mitigates the risk of abnormal card behavior during program updates. In the event of any program-related issues, users can rely on the backup program, minimizing disruptions and maintaining the stability and reliability of the LED display system.

Appearance

Appearance of Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card

Dimensions

Dimensions Chart of Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card

Specification / Datasheet

User Manual

Firmware

Frequently Asked Questions

The A5s Plus supports a maximum resolution of 512×384 pixels at a refresh rate of 60Hz, delivering stunning visual clarity and detail.

The A5s Plus can support up to 32 groups of parallel RGB data or 64 groups of serial data, providing flexible options for data transmission and connectivity.

Yes, the A5s Plus is capable of handling serial data transmission. It can support up to 64 groups of serial data, with the possibility of expanding to 128 groups, ensuring efficient and reliable data transfer.

The price of the Novastar A5s Plus LED Receiver card ranges from $15 to $30, offering affordable options for users seeking high-quality LED display solutions. It is advisable to contact authorized distributors or send us a message or refer to the official Novastar website for precise pricing details.

The A5s Plus supports the NOVALCT and NOVACLB software, a powerful and user-friendly software platform designed specifically for Novastar products. This software enables easy control and management of the A5s Plus, allowing users to optimize their LED display setup with convenience and efficiency.

No, the A5s Plus is specifically designed to work seamlessly with the NOVALCT software.

The A5s and A5s Plus are two different models of LED receiving cards developed by NovaStar. The main difference lies in their supported resolutions. The A5s supports resolutions up to 320×256@60Hz, while the A5s Plus offers higher resolution support of up to 512×384@60Hz. Additionally, the A5s Plus comes with advanced features such as color management, 18bit+ grayscale support, LVDS transmission compatibility, etc.

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