Kramer 16x16 Composite Video and Stereo Audio Matrix Switcher

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The VS-162AVRCA is a high-performance matrix switcher for composite video and unbalanced stereo signals. Switching during the vertical interval ensures glitch-free switching with genlocked sources.

  • Bandwidth - 90MHz (-3dB) fully loaded.
  • Input/Output - Video on BNC; audio on RCA connectors.
  • Flexible Control Options - Front panel, RS-232 (included K-Router Windows® Software), & RS-485, contact closure, & IR remote (included).
  • Convenient Take Button - Executes multiple switches all at once.
  • Multiple Memory Locations - Stores multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed.
  • Audio Breakaway Switching.
  • Vertical Interval Switching.
  • Switching Synchronization - Synchronizes either to external reference or the incoming video.
  • Looping Sync Input.
  • Selectable Sync Signal Termination.
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 2U.


INPUT: Video: 16 composite video, 1Vpp/75ohm on BNC connectors; Audio: 16 unbalanced audio on RCA connectors.
OUTPUT: Video: 16 composite video 1Vpp/75ohm on BNC connectors; Audio: 16 unbalanced audio on RCA connectors.
MAX. OUTPUT LEVEL: Video: 2.2Vpp; Audio: 20dBu.
BANDWIDTH (-3dB): Video: 90MHz -3dB; Audio: >100kHz.
DIFF. GAIN: <0.18%.
DIFF. PHASE: 0.4Deg.
K-FACTOR: <0.05%.
S/N RATIO: Video: 76.1dB; Audio: 82.2dB, unweighted, RL = 10kohm.
CROSSTALK (all hostile): Video: <-46dB @5MHz; Audio: -80dB @1kHz.
COUPLING: Video: DC; Audio: AC.
AUDIO THD + NOISE: 0.04% @1kHz.
AUDIO 2nd HARMONIC: 0.002%.
CONTROLS: 41 selector switches; RS-232, RS-485, IR remote, dry keyboard extension.
INDICATORS: 2 multiple-character front panel displays.
POWER SOURCE: 230V AC, 50/60Hz, (115V AC, USA) 14VA.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 2U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 3.7kg (8.2lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power cord, null-modem adapter, Windows®-based Kramer control software.

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