Kramer 4x8 3G HD?SDI Matrix Switcher

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The VS-48HDxl is a high-performance matrix switcher for 3G HD-SDI video signals. Switching is implemented during the vertical interval period according to the SMPTE RP-168 standard, when using synchronized digital video sources.

  • Max. Data Rate - 3Gbps.
  • HDTV Compatible.
  • Multi-Standard Operation - SDI (SMPTE 259M/344M), HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), 3G HD-SDI (SMPTE 424M), and Dual Link HD-SDI (SMPTE 372M).
  • Kramer Equalization & re-Klocking™ Technology - Rebuilds the digital signal to travel longer distances.
  • Switching Synchronization - Synchronizes either to external reference or incoming video.
  • Active Input Type™ Reporting - Each input button on the front panel automatically lights up when the unit detects a video signal on that input. Green indicates a standard definition (SDI) input signal and blue indicates a high-definition (HD-SDI) input signal.
  • Take Button - Executes multiple switches all at once.
  • Multiple Memory Locations - Stores multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed.
  • Analog Sync Type - Bi-level, tri-level.
  • Selectable Sync Signal Termination.
  • Looping Sync Input
  • Vertical Interval Switching - SMPTE RP-168.
  • Front Panel Control Lockout.
  • Flexible Control Options - Front Panel, RS-232 (K-Router™ Windows®-based software is included), RS-485, Ethernet, contact closure & IR Remote (included).
  • Worldwide Power Supply - 100-240V AC.
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 1U. Rack “ears” included.


INPUTS: 4 SMPTE-259M/292M/424M/372M (for dual-link HD-SDI signals) serial video, 75ohm on BNC connectors; 1 genlock 75ohm/Hi-Z on a BNC connector, bi-level or tri-level sync.
OUTPUTS: 8 equalized and reclocked SMPTE-259M, 292M outputs 75ohm on BNC connectors; 1 looped genlock 75ohm/Hi-Z on a BNC connector.
MAX. OUTPUT LEVEL: 800mVpp/75ohm.
DATA RATE: Up to 2.97Gbps.
CONTROLS: Front-panel, RS-232; RS 485, Ethernet, infrared remote, dry contact, and panel lock.
INDICATORS: 8-character display on the front panel.
POWER SOURCE: Universal, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 22VA.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 1U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 2.6kg (5.7lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power cord, IR remote, null-modem adapter, rack "ears".

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