Show Library (DSL100)

Dolby Show Library DSL100

Dolby Show Library DSL100

The Dolby® Show Library DSL100 is a high-capacity central server designed to facilitate the networking of a multiplex and meet its content storage needs.

The Dolby Show Library acts as the heart of the network, simplifying content loading at one central location.

DSL100 Library Capabilities

Provides content loading via Ethernet, satellite, removable hard drive, USB 2.0, or DVD

Distributes files electronically to networked Dolby Digital Cinema systems within the multiplex

Includes internal RAID 6 storage with up to 3.8 TB of effective capacity (up to 30 features at 130 GB each)

Offers external storage option of up to 12 TB

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DSL100 Front Panel

Removable Media

Removable hard-disk drive
DVD-ROM drive for software updates

Status LEDs

Bicolor LEDs show status of power supply, temperature, and internal hard-disk drives

USB 2.0

Two USB 2.0 type A connectors

DSL100 Rear Panel

USB 2.0

Two USB 2.0 type A connectors


Two PS/2 connectors for keyboard and mouse (not supplied)

Network Connections

Standard: three RJ-45 female connectors; 10/100/1000Base-T for connections to local theatre networks and larger LANs
Optional: SC optical fiber connector; 1000Base-SX optical fiber connector


15-pin standard VGA connector (not supplied)

Regulatory Notices

North America: This unit complies with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules, and Industry Canada ICES-003 Class A requirements. It is UL Listed for the US and Canada.
Europe: This unit complies with the requirements of Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC and EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and carries the CE marking accordingly. RoHS compliant.


Content Hard-Disk Drives

Fully redundant RAID 6 system, up to 3.8 TB of storage (1000 GB drives)

Power Requirements

100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, 500 W maximum Dual redundant power supply designed to operate from a centrally switched power source

Dimensions and Weight

3-U rackmount chassis; 132 x 483 x 580 mm (5.25 x 19 x 23 inches); net: 19.5 kg (43 lb)

Environmental Conditions

Operating: 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F), fan cooling, 20%–80% relative humidity (noncondensing)

Dolby Show Library (DSL100)


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