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Roland V-800HD MKII Multi-Format Video Switcher

Roland V-800HD MKII Multi-Format Video Switcher


The Roland V-800HD MKII Video Switcher is the perfect solution to all live events that requires video production as it features quite a lot of powerful functions for an improved workflow. The Multi-Format Switcher includes a variety of input sources that can be output consistently to projectors and screens. Top features of the Multi-Format V-800HD Video Switcher also includes stellar image quality at 1080p (3G-SDI) which is twice the rate of conventional HD; true multi-format performance which means that you don’t have to convert the input source in order to match the video output format; its also equipped with AUX Bus Switch which allows you to easily switch sources connected to the assignable AUX outputs with the dedicated AUX layer switchers and its equipped with a full range of connectivity from analog to digital to accommodate 3G, HD and SD.

  • 4 SDI/Composite and 4 HDMI/DVI Inputs
  • 2 SDI, 2 DVI, RGB, and Composite Outputs
  • Supports SD/HD/3G-SDI
  • Up to 1080p or WUXGA Resolution Support
  • 10-Bit, 4:4:4 Video Processing
  • Mix-Effects Bus
  • Auxiliary Bus Switch
  • Scaling on All Inputs and Outputs
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Available to Order. Usually ships within 2-3 days
SKU V-800MKii

Webcast Switching

The Roland V-800HD MKII Video Switcher is designed to deliver impressive high-quality resolutions, it simultaneously supports video resolutions of 1080i, 1080p, 720p, 480i/p and computer data resolutions of up to WUXGA.

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

The Roland V-800HD video switcher supports 1080p video signals at bit rates as high as 3Gbps which twice the rate of conventional HD, which asserts all vividness of high-realism, high detail camera and computer sources.

True Multi-Format Performance

The Multi-Format simply means that there’s no need to convert the input source in order to match the video output format, as the built-in scalers up-convert and down-convert all kinds of video source to the optimal resolution.

Full Range of Connectivity

The Roland V-800HD MKII is an advanced video switcher that’s capable of supporting a large number of inputs, from analog to digital.

Equipped with AUX Bus Switch

With integrated dedicated AUX layer switches, you can easily switch sources that’s connected to the assignable AUX outputs, which is perfect for selecting which source is sent to a confidence monitor or another destination.

4:4:4/10-Bit Internal Processing

The Roland V-800HD MKII makes use of 4:4:4/10-bit internal signal processing, in order to achieve compositing and output without it reducing the high-detail RGB signals driven from a computer. With the 4:4:4/10-bit, it is guaranteed that you’ll receive sharp, unblurred display of video and text, even on a large screens and LED displays – leaving you with impressive high image quality.

Newly Developed Key-Compositing Engine

A newly developed key has also been included along with the upgrade 4:4:4/10-bit internal signal processing. The Chroma Key gives you the control of adjusting phase range, amount of chroma and other parameters based on HSV colour space that is similar to human chromatic sensation. You’ll also receive exceptionally high-quality and tight chroma key compositing even when using 1080p video sources.

Multiviewer Output for Source Monitoring

You can monitor the status of all the input sources plus the Program and Preview outputs via the multiviewer output.

HDCP Compliant

The Roland V-800HD MK II resolves the problem of copyright content from being used at live events as the switcher encodes digital output using HDCP mode (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), to be displayed on screens which most video swithers are not compatible of.


When making use of 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.

MIDI Control

The MIDI control allow you to interlink the Roland V-800HD MK II with other products such as the V-Mixer console, in order to achieve true “audio follows video” solution and you can even operate two Roland V-800HD MK II video switchers in order to perform switching for 3D video split into two left and right video signals.

In the box
  • Roland V-800HD MKII Multi-Format Video Switcher
  • Rack Ears
  • Power Supply
Video Processing4:4:4 (YPbPr/RGB), 10-bit
Video I/OInput
4 x DVI-I (supports DVI-A and DVI-D/HDMI)
4 x VGA (supports component video)
4 x BNC, composite video

1 x HDMI, multiview
2 x DVI-I
1 x VGA (supports component video)
1 x BNC, composite video
Other I/O2 x D-Sub 15, tally
1 x BNC, reference input
1 x BNC, reference output
1 x 5-pin DIN, MIDI input
1 x 5-pin DIN, MIDI output/through
1 x RS-232 remote control
1 x USB Type A (for USB memory)
Video Format SupportVideo
1080p 50/59.94
1080i 50/59.94
720p 50/59.94
576p 50
576i 50
480p 60
480i 60

1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1080 (FHD)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
1366 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1280 x 768 (WXGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA)
640 x 480 (VGA)
Power60 Hz Input: 115/117 VAC, 0.7 A
50 Hz Input: 220/230/240 VAC. 0.4 A

Consumption: 75 W
Operating Temperature0 to 40°C
Dimensions19 x 10.9 x 4.6" / 48.3 x 27 6 x 11.7 cm
Weight5.5 kg

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