Kramer 12x1:2 Composite Video/ s-Video and Component Video Switcher and Transcoder

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The VS-121HC is a multi-format switcher and transcoder. The unit switches and transcodes one of four composite video or one of four s-Video signals to two identical component video outputs or the unit switches one of four component video input signals to the two identical component video outputs.

  • High Bandwidth - 350MHz (-3dB) (Component Video).
  • HDTV Compatible.
  • Input - 4 composite (RCA connectors); 4 s-Video (4-pin connectors), and 4 component (RCA connectors).
  • Output - 2 component (RCA connectors).
  • Format Conversion - Transcodes composite video & s-Video to component video and passes the component video signals.
  • Video Standards - NTSC3.58 and NTSC4.43; PAL B, D, G, H, I, M, N; and SECAM. Does not support HD.
  • Operates in Tandem with VS-121HCA.
  • Control - Front panel, RS-232 (Windows®-based Kramer software is included) & RS-485, Ethernet & IR remote (included).
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 1U. Rack “ears” included.


INPUTS: 4 composite video (1Vpp/75ohm) on RCA connectors; 4 s-Video 1Vpp (Y), 0.3Vpp (C)/75ohm on 4-pin connectors; 4 component video (1Vpp/75ohm) on RCA connectors.
OUTPUTS: 2 component video (1Vpp/75ohm) on RCA connectors.
MAX. OUTPUT LEVEL: Video: 2.1Vpp, XGA: 0.77Vpp; Audio: 27Vpp.
BANDWIDTH (-3dB): Video: 350MHz (component); Audio: 40kHz.
DIFF. GAIN: <0.07% (component).
DIFF. PHASE: <0.05Deg (component).
S/N RATIO: Video: 75dB; Audio: 75dB/1Vpp.
CONTROLS: 12 selector buttons, lock button, RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet, IR.
POWER SOURCE: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, (115V AC, USA) 7VA.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 1U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 2.6kg (5.7lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power cord, null-modem adapter, rack "ears", RC-IR2 remote control transmitter, external remote IR cable, Windows®-based Kramer control software.

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