BlackMagic Smart Videohub 20x20

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Smart Videohub includes all the great features of Micro Videohub plus a built in control panel. Now you can change all routing with the push of a button! Smart Videohub includes 16 x 16 SDI, 3 Gb/s SDI, auto SD/HD/3 Gb/s SDI, re-clocking, ethernet, USB and serial router control interfaces. Great first router that’s incredibly easy to use. Plus you can expand it’s power with all the exciting Videohub control!
SKU: BLA-VHUBSMART6G2020

R34,195.00
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Features

Features

Smart Videohub includes all the great features of Micro Videohub plus a built in control panel. Now you can change all routing with the push of a button! Smart Videohub includes 16 x 16 SDI, 3 Gb/s SDI, auto SD/HD/3 Gb/s SDI, re-clocking, ethernet, USB and serial router control interfaces. Great first router that’s incredibly easy to use. Plus you can expand it’s power with all the exciting Videohub control!

Features:

  • Compact - 1U Size
  • 3 GB/s SDI
  • Auto-switching SD / HD
  • Full SDI Re-clocking
  • 32 Attractive Crystal Look Buttons
  • Illuminated Buttons
  • Ethernet Direct Network Connection
  • Simple Installation

No Manual Patching!

In the past most studios have been forced to use manual patching to connect editing workstations and decks. However this can become too complicated for creative designers, graphic artists and editors to understand, plus it gets even more complicated as your studio grows. Manual patching also caused problems with limited SDI cable lengths, and patch cables quickly wear out, so you get glitches as other users bump them while patching. Videohub eliminates this problem because everyone is permanently connected, and no cables need to be physically changed ever. All video connections are changed from an easy to use software application right from your computer desktop. Unlike manual patching, Videohub re-clocks the SDI video signal for long cable lengths. Plus unlike manual patching, you can send one SDI video connection to as many outputs as you like, so multiple people can access any SDI video source, all at the same time. High end post production and broadcasters have understood the advantages of professional routing switchers for decades, and now with Videohub, everyone can afford these same workflow advantages.

Industrial Strength Routing Switcher

Blackmagic Design's Videohub routers are not only based on a revolutionary design but they also have the most advanced electronics technology available today. All Videohub routers include SDI re-clocking so even the longest distance equipment from your router can be connected together. Combined with redundant power supplies, power fail protection and high reliability single PCB construction, Videohub routers are true broadcast quality.

SDI Re-Clocking

Videohub also includes built in SDI re-clockers on each SDI input which regenerate the SDI video signal. Every inch of video cable from your SDI video devices degrades the SDI signal. Expensive premium grade "digital" cables can help, however simply cannot eliminate this loss. With SDI re-clocking you can have a regenerated and clean SDI signal out to all the SDI devices in your studio. That means longer cable lengths, and no glitches in your video.

World's Highest Quality 3 Gb/s SDI

With new 3 Gb/s SDI connections built in, Videohub allows twice the SDI data rate than normal HD-SDI. Use 3 Gb/s SDI for high resolution real time 2048 x 1556 feature film editing. 3 Gb/s SDI has full compatibility with SD, HD or 2K in 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 all with a single BNC cable. With 3 Gb/s SDI built in, you have full compatibility with all your current SD-SDI and HD-SDI equipment, plus any new formats that come along in the future.

World's Greatest Router Control

If you hate the high cost of router control panels, then you'll love Videohub because we include free software for Mac and Windows computers with incredible icon buttons! Videohub software looks fantastic, and when used on new touch screen all in one computers, you get a fantastic large screen XY control panel! We even have a new software control panel for Apple iPad computers, that lets you use your iPad as a fantastic low cost touch screen XY router panel.

Deck Control Routing

With up to 72 independent Sony™ compatible RS-422 serial control ports included, each editing system can control any deck in your facility. Each deck control connection is independently reversible via software control, so it's easy to connect edit stations or decks to any of the deck control ports.

Network Router Control

Videohub connects to any computer via USB and is then shared over your local network. Any computer can be the host by simply connecting to the router via the USB 2.0 connection, which activates that computer as the host and allows other computers on your network to connect. Router labels can be changed from any computer and are fully unicode compatible for foreign language support.

Simultaneous SD, HD or 3 Gb/s

Videohub makes it easy to run SD and HD equipment and add 3 Gb/s SDI equipment in the future. That's because Videohub handles mixed SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI connections all on the same router simultaneously. Videohub auto detects when an SDI input changes, and instantly sets all SDI outputs connected to that input to match. SDI re-clocking and output SDI slew rates change automatically.

In The Box

In The Box

  • Universal Power Supply

Specs

Specs

Connections
  • SDI Video Input: 16 x 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s HD and 2K switchable

  • SDI Video Output: 16 x 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s HD and 2K switchable

  • Multi Rate Support: Auto detection of SD, HD or 3 Gb/s SDI Simultaneous routing of 2K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI

  • Device Control: None

  • Router Control: 32 buttons for local control of Videohub or use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 high speed interface shared over IP network

  • Router Configuration: Use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 high speed interface shared over IP network

  • RS-422 Router Control: 1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching

  • Updates: USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface

  • Re-Clocking: On all SDI inputs, auto switching between standard definition, high definition or 3 Gb/s SDI video

  • Reference Input: Blackburst and TriSync for SD, HD and 2K
  • Standards
  • SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC

  • HD Format Support: 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60

  • 2K Format Support: 2048 x 1556/23.98/24/25

  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601

  • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4

  • SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and 2K. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD and 2K SDI

  • SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit

  • SDI Color Space: YUV or RGB

  • SDI Metadata Support: Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M

  • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit

  • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard
  • Software Control Router control included free for Windows and Mac OS X
    Firmware Upgrade Via included firmware updater application
    Power Supply 1 x Universal power supply included. IEC power cable required
    Power Fail Protection Router connections preserved and restored instantly at power on independently of host computer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 483 x 46 x 25mm

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    PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION

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    All products sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.

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