Kramer 8x8 Composite Video Matrix Switcher with Stereo Audio and Scaled Output

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The Kramer VS-808DS is a high-performance matrix switcher for composite video and unbalanced stereo audio signals. It simultaneously routes any or all inputs to any or all outputs plus one scaled computer graphics output.

  • High Bandwidth - 200MHz (-3dB).
  • Scaled Output Resolutions - VGA (640x480), SVGA (800x600), XGA (1024x768), WXGA (1366x768).
  • Scaled Output - Same as composite video output 8.
  • Front Panel Lockout.
  • Memory Locations - Stores multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed.
  • Take Button - Executes multiple switches all at once.
  • Switching Synchronization - Synchronizes either to external reference or the incoming video.
  • Audio Breakaway Switching.
  • Vertical Interval Switching.
  • Flexible Control Options - Front panel, RS-232 (K-Router™ Windows®-based software is included), RS-485, & IR remote (included) & remote IR receiver (optional).
  • Worldwide Power Supply - 100-240V AC.
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 2U. Rack “ears” included.


INPUTS: 8 composite video, 1Vpp/75ohm on BNC connectors; 1 sync/video genlock 1Vpp/75ohm with sync select switch; 8 unbalanced stereo audio on RCA connectors, 4dBu.
OUTPUTS: 8 composite video, 1Vpp/75ohm on BNC connectors; 8 unbalanced stereo audio on RCA connectors, 4dBu; 1 XGA on a 15-pin HD connector.
SCALED OUTPUT RESOLUTIONS: VGA (640x480), SVGA (800x600), XGA (1024x768), WXGA (1366x768).
MAX. OUTPUT LEVEL: Video: 2.2Vpp (CV), 0.77Vpp (XGA); Audio: 22dBu.
BANDWIDTH (-3dB): Video: 200MHz; Audio: 100kHz.
DIFF. GAIN: 0.05% (CV).
DIFF. PHASE: 0.03Deg (CV).
K-FACTOR: <0.05% (CV).
S/N RATIO: Video: 74dB (CV); Audio: 88dB unweighted.
VIDEO CROSSTALK (all hostile): -50dB @5MHz.
COUPLING: Video: DC; Audio: Input: AC, output: DC.
AUDIO 2nd HARMONIC: 0.004%.
CONTROLS: Manual, RS-232 or RS-485.
INDICATORS: 8-character display on the front panel.
POWER SOURCE: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 18VA.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 2U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 1.94kg (4.3lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power cord, rack "ears".
OPTIONS: External remote IR receiver cable.

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