VR-3

AV Mixer

Portable Audio and Video Mixer with USB port
Ready for Live Streaming

  • MIDI Visual Control

Portable Audio and Video Mixer with USB port
Ready for Live Streaming

The VR-3’s innovative design incorporates a video switcher, audio mixer, preview monitors and streaming-ready USB output all in a single unit. As a USB Video/Audio class device, web streaming is effortless by simply connecting to a computer running a live streaming service such as USTREAM , Livestream, Stickam, Justin.tv, worshipstream.com, websharelive.com, etc. The reduction in hardware equipment, setup time and connection complexity ensures a worry-free, easy to use solution for any event.

The VR-3 is extremely portable weighing less than five pounds. It can be powered by the provided power supply or by external battery options like Sanyo’s Pedal Juice®. Its intuitive touch screen interface provides an easy way to switch video sources as well as an efficient way to access menus. This portable live production solution is ideal for schools, churches, council meetings, corporate events, sports, memorial services, or production live to web.

  • - 4-Channel Video Switcher(3 Composite video sources + 1 Composite/PC switchable)
  • - 4 Mono (XLR or ¼”) and 2 stereo mixable audio channels
  • - Built-in stereo microphone for mixing in ambient sound
  • - Built-in scan converter for PC input with a thru for connecting a projector or display
  • - Built-in single LCD monitor with touch control for easy video source and menu selection
  • - Monitor can be used to view a quad display of inputs, program out or combination quad view with program out.
  • - Compositing video effects include: keying, split screen, picture-in-picture
  • - Digital audio effects include: Noise Gate, EQ, Reverb, Noise Suppressor, enhancer and master Lo/Hi filters
  • - USB video/audio class device for web streaming or recording with a PC/Mac.

Everything you need in a single compact device

Live Production
Live stage production using a projector or display.
■ Show computer image as main display or use the composite out for mixed image.


VIDEO SELECT

Built-in LCD monitor with touch control for easy video source and menu selection.
■You can monitor four inputs and the output. Monitor can be used to view a quad display of inputs, program out or combination quad view with program out.
When the [INPUT] button and [OUTPUT] button are pressed simultaneously, the output picture is overlaid on a four-way split screen of the input.



■VIDEO INPUT [4] is switchable between Composite or PC. A built-in scan converter is used for the PC input to allow it to be mixed with the other composite video sources. Note that whenever a high-resolution PC input is down-converted to a composite signal, it is best used for images, pictures, keying text, lower third captions and other types of material that do not rely on fine levels of detail. A PC thru jack is included enabling direct connection to a projector or display with no reduction in resolution.

VIDEO EFFECTS

Simple video compositing
■In addition to Transition effects, Picture in Picture (PinP) and SPLIT are also available. Simply select an effect and the respective video sources.

KEYER

Control transparency with a single knob
■Advanced video composition such as placing a person or text over a background video source can be fine-tuned using a single knob.

AUDIO MIXER

Hands-on mixing for live performance and production.
■ 4 Mono (XLR or ¼”) and 2 stereo mixable audio channels, Built-in stereo microphone for mixing in ambient sound.


■Easy operation thanks to faders as well as GAIN/EQ/PAN dials for improving the sound.

AUDIO EFFECTS

Reverb control that enables adjustment of sound space.
■Digital Audio effects include: Noise Gate, EQ, Reverb, Noise Suppressor, Enhancer and Master Lo/Hi Filters.
Select them using the menu on the touch screen monitor.



■Master Lo/Hi Filters enable stable mixing for audio streaming.

Dimensions

VIDEO

Input Connectors
VIDEO IN 1--4 jacks (Composite: RCA phono type)
PC IN connector (DB-15 type)
Output Connectors
VIDEO OUT 1, 2 jacks (Composite: RCA phono type)
VIDEO OUT MULTI-PREVIEW jack (Composite: RCA phono type)
PC THRU connector (DB-15 type) (THRU)
Video Format
Composite: NTSC or PAL
PC IN: 800 x 600 (120 Hz), 832 x 624 (75 Hz), 1024 x 768 (80 Hz), 1152 x 864 (75 Hz), 1152 x 870 (75 Hz), 1280 x 720 (60 Hz), 1280 x 768 (75 Hz), 1280 x 800 (75 Hz), 1280 x 1024 (75 Hz), 1366 x 768 (75 Hz)
*The refresh rate is the maximum value of each resolution.
Sampling Rate
4:2:2 (Y:R-Y:B-Y), 8-bit, 13.5 MHz (ITU-R BT.601)
Input/Output Level and Impedance
Composite: 1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohms
PC IN: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms (H,V:5V TTL)

AUDIO

Input Connectors
AUDIO IN 1--4 jacks (XLR/TRS combo type, phantom power)
AUDIO IN 5--6 jacks (RCA phono type)
AUDIO IN 7--8 jack (Stereo miniature type)
MIC (Internal stereo microphones)
Phantom Power
DC 48 V (unloaded maximum), 5 mA (maximum load)
* Current value per channel.
Output Connectors
AUDIO OUT L,R jacks (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)
AUDIO OUT L,R jacks (RCA phono type)
PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type) (headphones)
PHONES jack (Stereo miniature type) (headphones)
Sampling Rate
48 kHz (24-bit)
Input Level and Impedance
XLR/TRS: -68--+4 dBu (Maximum: +22 dBu, 4 k ohms)
RCA phono: -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu, 15 k ohms)
Miniature: -15 dBu (Maximum: +3 dBu, 15 k ohms)
Output Level and Impedance
1/4-inch phone/RCA phono: -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu, 1 k ohm)
Headphones: 25 mW + 25 mW, 10 ohms
*0dBu=0.775Vrms

OTHER CONNECTORS

USB connector
Hi-Speed USB: USB Type B, USB-VIDEO, USB-AUDIOResolution: 720 x 480 (29.97fps/Motion-JPEG), Audio: 48kHz/16bit
Remote
MIDI IN, OUT/THRU (5-pin DIN type)
Display
Graphic color LCD 320 x 240 dots (touch screen)
Power Supply
DC 9V
Current Draw
1.5 A

Size and Weight

Width (W)
303 mm11-15/16 inches
Depth (D)
203 mm8 inches
Height (H)
80 mm3-3/16 inches
Weight
2.0 kg4 lbs. 7 oz.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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