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Roland V-1HD Portable 4 x HDMI Input Switcher

Roland V-1HD Portable 4 x HDMI Input Switcher


The Roland V-1HD video switcher features an extremely compact design with 4 x HDMI inputs, allowing you to connect and switch smartphones, video cameras, computers, tablets and other HDMI video sources via a simple push of a button or by the slide of the T-Fader. Additionally, this video switcher is ideal for broadcast environments as the Roland V-4EX video switcher supports professional compositing effects such as picture-in-picture and keying that allows for graphic insets and green-screen keying.

  • 4 HDMI Inputs with Frame Buffers
  • Hardware or PC Control
  • 12-Channel Digital Audio Mixer
  • Manual T-Bar
  • Program Output and Multi-View Preview
  • Picture-In-Picture, Green-Screen Keying
  • Advanced Video Effects
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Achieve High-quality Video Results

The Roland V-1HD is equipped with advanced video effects that allows you to transform video content into creative visuals to accommodate all kinds of performances via the HDMI output to a projector screen or any LCD monitor at events. Additionally, you can event connect a recorder to capture the entire production or event.

4 HDMI Inputs

The V-1HD from Roland consists of 4 HDMI input connectors that allows you to connect a variety of equipment and also supports different video resolutions such as 1080p/1080i and 720p.

 Professional Switching

The Roland V-1HD video switcher features large back-lit buttons for intuitive video switching when performing in low-light conditions. The red lights indicate the current source being output and the green light simply indicates the video that will be output on the next generation.  The video switcher also features broadcast style Preview/Program switching to achieve professional results and the Transformer buttons could also be used for instantly switching the video or applying effects. Three transition selection buttons are also added on to permit quick change of mixing style to match style changes in a performance or broadcast. The transition effects incorporated include CUT, MIX (4 types) and WIPE (with 30 types). There are many more buttons for professional switching in order to achieve high-quality results.


To achieve professional video output with the Roland V-1HD – you can switch between a variety of effects such as picture-in-picture or the split function which is perfect for presentations and seminars; it also supports chroma key and luminance key which works perfect in creating professional looking broadcasts via the green screen backgrounds or you can enable overlaying computer-generated titles on top of video sources which is simply controlled by knob A and knob B.

Preview Output

The four-way multi-view screen that’s built-in shows all four input sources on a single view display with two different colour border displays. The red border displays the video currently being output and a green indication that the video to be output next.

Menu and Settings

The menu display appears on-screen and are quite easy to operate with hardware controls. The controls also allow you to adjust the parameters and operating the audio mixer, all thanks to its unique interface which is very easy to control.

Audio Mixing

The Roland V-1HD video switcher incorporates a 12-channel digital audio mixer that can mix 4 stereo audio inputs from the HDMI ports, the stereo line level input and mic level input. Each and every channel is equipped with a delay function to synchronize the video and audio. The reverb function and mastering function is used to have full control over sound quality and volume. The final audio mix is both embedded in the HDMI output along with the video signal and is also output to the stereo audio output jacks for sending the audio mix to a PA system or recording it on an external device with a maximum delay of 500 milliseconds.

Remote Control via USB or MIDI Connection

The designated V-1HD RCS computer software makes it possible to have full control over all the functions and effects which is compatible with Mac and PC or the V-1HD remote iPad App that’s simply connected via a USB cable. The application gives you a detailed view when the V-1HD video switcher is connected and it can be used to simply switch video, mix audio or even change the settings.

In the box
  • Roland V-1HD Portable 4 x HDMI Input Switcher
  • Owners Manual
  • AC Adaptor
  • Power Cord
  • Cord Hook

Roland V-1HD Specs

Video Processing4:2:2 (Y/Pb/Pr), 8-bit
Input / OutputInput
4 x HDMI Type A
1 x L/R pair RCA (audio)
1 x Stereo mini jack, mic (plug-in power supported)

2 x HDMI (preview, program output)
1 x L/R RCA (audio)
1 x Stereo mini jack
Video FormatInput
1080p: 50/59.94
1080i: 50/59.94
720p: 50/59.94

1080p: 50/59.94
1080i: 50/59.94
720p: 50/59.94
Audio Processing48 kHz
Max Audio Delay: 500 ms (each channel)
Input LevelAudio: -10 dBu (maximum: +8 dBu)
MIC: -41 to -31 dBu (maximum:-1 dBu)
Input ImpedanceAudio: 15 kOhms
MIC: 10 kOhms
Output LevelAudio: -10 dBu (maximum: +8 dBu)
Headphones: 72 mW + 72 mW (32 ohms)
Output ImpedanceAudio: 1 kOhms
Headphones: 10 ohms
Interface - Connectors1 x MIDI input
1 x MIDI output/through
1 x USB B (remote control from PC)
PowerCurent Draw: 1.5A
Power Consumption: 18 W
Dimensions12.3 x 4.0 x 2.3" / 31.3 x 10.2 x 5.9 cm
Weight1.2 kg

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