V-800HD

Multi-Format Video Switcher

Picture Quality at the Pinnacle of High Definition.

  • V-LINK
  • MIDI Visual Control

Picture Quality at the Pinnacle of High Definition.

Eight Multi-Format Channels with Independent Scalers.
A Variety of Output Formats including a Built-in Multiviewer.

Freely switch between 1080p video that surpasses even broadcast quality. Full support not just for camera video, but for computer output as well - at a full range of resolutions. A new-generation multi-format switcher featuring high-quality built-in scalers on all inputs.

  • - 8 Input (4 SDI/Composite + 4 DVI-I/HDMI/RGB/Component)
  • - 6 Output (2 SDI + 2 DVI-D/HDMI + RGB/Component + Composite)
  • - 4:4:4/10-bit Internal Processing
  • - 1 M/E (Key, PinP) + DSK
  • - Built-in frame synchronizers and scalers on all inputs
  • - SDI support: 3G, HD, and SD
  • - DVI-D / RGB / HDMI support
  • - Input status LEDs
  • - HDCP support
  • - Live access to two still-image sources
  • - 10 assignable cross-points
  • - Multiviewer monitor output

Stellar Image Quality at 1080p (3G-SDI)

Supports 1080p video signals at bit rates as high as 3 Gbps — twice the rate of conventional HD.
Asserts all the vividness of high-realism, high-detail camera and computer sources.

True Multi-format Performance

There's no need to convert the input source to match the video output format. The built-in scalers up-convert and down-convert any video source to the optimal resolution.

Full Range of Connectivity

The V-800HD supports a large number of input formats, from analog to digital, with all the necessary connectors. The SDI connectors accommodate 3G, HD, and SD. The DVI-I connectors pull full duty for DVI-D, DVI-A and even HDMI using a simple HDMI/DVI adapter. The Mini D-Sub 15 pin type connector accommodates SD/HD component as well as computer input via RGB.

4:4:4/10-bit Internal Processing

The V-800HD uses 4:4:4/10-bit internal signal processing. This lets you achieve compositing and output with no reduction in high-detail RGB signals driven from a computer. The result is a sharp, unblurred display of video and text, even on large screens and LED displays. The V-800HD delivers high image quality for all uses, from live broadcasts to event displays.

Newly Developed Key-compositing Engine

Along with the upgraded internal signal processing, a newly developed keyer is included. Chroma Key lets you adjust phase range, amount of chroma, and other parameters based on HSV color space that is closely related to human chromatic sensation. This allows you to achieve high quality and tight chroma key compositing even when using 1080p video sources. What’s more, the V-800HD can accept an External Key. This attractively composites colorful CG titles and gradation/transparency clips, enabling you to achieve visual effects that are even more impressive.

Multiviewer Output for Source Monitoring

The multiviewer output allows you to monitor the status of all input sources plus the Program and Preview outputs. The convenient HDMI connector enables the use of a readily available and affordable monitor.
* Use an HDMI monitor that supports HDCP and 60p signals.
* SDI and composite inputs are displayed at the original source frame rate.
DVI-I/HDMI and RGB/Component inputs are displayed using a reduced frame rate.
* Changing the channel cross-point assignments changes the order of displayed sources.
* Still images imported from USB memory are not displayed on the source monitor.

Built-in HDCP Mode

When playing back a Blu-ray disc that contains commercial content or digital broadcast programming, the digital output is encoded using HDCP (Highbandwidth Digital Content Protection), which is one means of copyright protection. This means that switchers that are not HDCP-compatible will not display or pass-through such video content, even in cases where permission for use in a live event was obtained from the copyright holder. To resolve this problem, the V-800HD features a dedicated mode that officially supports HDCP. A panel indicator lets you check the operating state when the unit is in the HDCP mode.
* In HDCP mode, no video signals are output from the analog or SDI connectors.
* The display or projector connected to a digital output must be HDCP-compatible as well.

Scalers You Can Use Any Way You Like

The V-800HD features scalers that let you make settings independently for every input source. With these, you can take input sources of different resolutions and adjust to any sizing and resolution including odd-sized LED walls. You can freely scale digital, analog RGB, and component sources.

A Full Range of Keyers

In addition to the newly designed Picture-in-Picture (PinP), Luminance Key, Chroma Key, and DSK for 4:4:4/10-bit input, you can also use an External Key.
* DSK cannot be used during External Key operations.

MULTI-ZOOM

Using the shared input function, you can assign the video on channel 1 to channels 2 through 4 and the video on channel 5 to channels 6 through 8. The scaler for each input can zoom into any position in the video image enabling a virtual multi-camera environment. This gives the appearance that you have additional cameras connected.
* Only the source of the previous adjacent channel can be shared.

System sample : Corporate Production and Web Streaming

- Simultaneously use a wide range of cameras, from broadcast-grade equipment equipped with HD-SDI output to HDMI-output consumer equipment and even digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. This lets you configure a highly effective system using your existing equipment, at a lower cost, and without the need for external converters.
- Up to 16 still images can be stored in the unit. This makes for instant reading of images for telops, flip cards, as well as logos and other graphics.
- Monitor all input sources using a single computer display.
- Video played back from a computer can be adjusted by the internal scalers to the final output resolution, regardless of the original resolution.
- The V-800HD can switch up to four 1080p 3G-SDI sources and four DVI. This makes it possible to create a fully progressive system delivering high image quality.
- Feed house audio from the mixing console along with an HDMI video feed to the VC-30HD for live streaming.

System sample : Event Performances

- Simultaneously use sources with a diverse range of formats, from analog to digital.
- Video can be output in a variety of formats via analog RGB or component outputs.
This lets you transmit video to stage wings or green room without having to use splitters or converters.
- A downscaled composite output is constantly available making recording/archiving the event, simple and easy.
- Four DVI-I and four Mini D-Sub 15 pin type connectors allows up to eight PC/Mac feeds ideal at academic conferences and other events that involve a large number of computer sources. Use Memory banks to switch between configurations using the same numbered DVI and RGB connectors.
- Using the HDCP mode makes it possible to utilize third-party HD sources in performances.*
* Commercial use of third-party content requires the permission of the copyright-holde

Block Diagram

Dimensions

Video Processing

Processing
Y:Pb:Pr, 4:4:4, 10-bit

Supported Formats

Video
480/59.94i, 576/50i, 480/59.94p, 576/50p, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p
* The SDI input can input the same frame rate as a setup menu setting.
PC
640 x 480/60Hz *1, 800 x 600/60Hz *1 *3, 1024 x 768/60Hz *1, 1280 x 768/60Hz *1, 1280 x 1024/60Hz *1, 1366 x 768/60Hz *1, 1400 x 1050/60Hz *1, 1600 x 1200/60Hz, 1920x1080/60 Hz, 1920 x 1200/60Hz *2

* Conforms to VESA DMT Version 1.0 Revision 10
*1 Output refresh rate is 75 Hz when frame rate is set to 50 Hz
*2 Reduced blanking
*3 When Reference is set to External, the resolution of 800 x 600 and refresh rate of 60 Hz are no longer compliant with the VESA standard. This means that display on some devices may not be possible in this situation.
Still Image
Windows® Bitmap File (.bmp)
* Maximum 1920 x 1200 pixels, 24 bit per pixel, uncompressed

Input/Output Level and Impedance

Composite
1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Analog HD/RGB
0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms (H, V : 5 VTTL)

Input Connectors

SDI (3G/HD/SD)
BNC type x 4 * Conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level-A), 292M, 259M-C
DVI-I/HDMI
DVI-I type x 4 * Select DVI-A or DVI-D/HDMI using menu per channel
Analog Video HD
Component (Mini D-Sub 15 pin type) x 4 * Combined use with Analog RGB
Analog Video SD
Composite (BNC type) x 4 * Select Composite or SDI using menu per channel
Analog RGB
Mini D-Sub 15 pin type x 4
* Combined use with Analog HD (Component)
* Select DVI-D/HDMI or Analog RGB using menu per channel

Output Connectors

SDI (3G/HD/SD)
BNC type x 2 * Conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level-A), 292M, 259M-C
DVI-D/HDMI
DVI-D type x 2 HDMI x 1 (for multi-view monitor)
Analog Video HD
Component (Mini D-Sub 15 pin type) x 4 * Combined use with Analog RGB * Progressive only
Analog Video SD
Composite (BNC type) x 1
Analog RGB
Mini D-Sub 15 pin type x 1 * Combined use with Analog HD (Component)

Other Connectors

Tally
Mini D-Sub 15 pin type x 2 * Input (max): 12V, 200 mA Open collector Type
Reference
BNC type (IN, THRU) * Black Burst (Sync to frames), Bi-Level, Tri-Level
MIDI
5 pin DIN type (IN, OUT/THRU)
RS-232C
D-Sub 9 pin type x 1
USB port (host)
A type x 1 (for USB memory)

Effects

Transition
Cut, Mix, Wipe (9 patterns)
Composition
PinP, DSK, Chroma Key, Luminance Key, External Key
Others
Output Fade, Output Freeze

Others

Power Supply
AC 115 V, AC 117 V, AC 220 V, AC 230 V, AC 240 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption
75 W
Accessories
Power Cord, Rack Mount Angle (2), Input Template, Owner’s Manual

Size and Weight

Width (W)
482 mm19 inches
Depth (D)
275 mm10-13/16 inches
Height (H)
116 mm4-9/16 inches
Weight
5.5 kg12 lbs. 3 oz.

* When rack mount brackets are attached.
* EIA-6U rack mount size.

* This product is a Class A digital device under FCC part 15.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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