Media Manufacturing Solutions


DCA has a family of products that support multiple platforms and input devices, transfer job volumes and analysis requirements to ensure that a DDP® or CMF fileset is ready for mastering. All of DCA's products fully support HCRC verification for robust comparison of replicas to the gold reference value.

Load/Transfer, Analysis, Encryption, Verify/Comparison

Viper is DCA's next generation pre-mastering tool, providing transfer, analysis and HCRC verification for CD, DVD and Blu-ray images and replica. Viper can optionally complete the encryption for AACS or CSS, and offers complete integration with Commander Archiver and Commander Scheduler.

Viper Tools

DLT Creator - Allows the user to create DLT copies of DVD DDP 2.x or CMF 1.x file sets, placing each layer on a separate DLT tape.

DDP/CD-Text Editor - A simple editor for DDP or CMF files for CD/DVD images, including the DDPID/MS and PQ_DESCR files. Includes the ability to create or edit the CDTEXT.bin file for the file set.

Sector Viewer - A side-by-side hex view of two images, synchronized at a specific sector address.

DDP Audio Converter - Allows CD DDP audio images to be converted to MP3, FLAC, BIN/CUE or WAV. Additionally, the tool converts the CD-Text and ISRC values (from PQ_DESCR) to ID3 tags (in MP3 outputs). Users can also edit the ID3 tags directly.

DDP Preview/Playback - Allows CD or DVD DDP images to be mounted within Windows, as if the disc was in an optical disc drive. Playback can be performed using any available media player on the system.

DDP Playable Disc Creator - Creates a playable copy of non-copy protected CD or DVD images onto CD-R or DVD+/-R media. Can output to a local drive or a Rimage robot on your network.

EFM Comparison Tool

EFM Decoder
HCRC verification for EFM sources, such as LBR return output and stamper player spigots with support for CD & DVD.

Mastering (Formatters, Signal Processing)

Titan Mastering Family
DCA's latest mastering system, with support for all formats (Blu-ray, DVD, CD and China HD), all available from a unified user interface. Titan is also available with integration with either the DCA B1 series encoder or the Pit O'Resc encoder, allowing for your choice of pit shaping technologies.

Recordable Formatters
The DCA Recordable Formatter allows you to create the signals for recordable CD, DVD, and Blu-ray formats.

Plant Management

DCA plant management solutions can provide you the hardware, software and most importantly, performance tuning and configuration you need for network mastering. By utilizing a DCA solution, you are taking advantage of DCA's years of industry and network experience.

DCA offers the following Plant Management solutions: