Panasonic AVHS400A

AV-HS400A Compact Live Multi-Format SD/HD-SDI Switcher

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Panasonic AVHS400A

Panasonic AV-HS400A Compact Live Multi-Format SD/HD-SDI Switcher
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The AV-HS400A Compact Live Multi-Format SD/HD-SDI Switcher from Panasonic offers a wide array of advanced video management features for the unit's (4) SD/HD-SDI inputs and (4) SD/HD-SDI outputs. Main features include full 10-bit HD processing, expandable SD/HD architecture, and more than (40) digital effects.

Panasonic AVHS400A Description:

The unit's MultiViewer tools include labeling, control & preview tally, and a joystick camera control for (1) camera via serial connection or up to (5) cameras via a camera controller. Advanced key effects include flying key, 3D key effects, and a full key for a second moveable PIP (picture in picture). It offers graphics features such as file import via Ethernet and alpha channel support, among others.

This unit features a modular architecture that allows you to expand its functionality to meet your exact needs. It can be expanded to support up to (8) SD/HD-SDI inputs and (8) SD/HD-SDI outputs in total. Other expansion modules are also available for the unit to add support for other signal formats, such as analog composite video.

Panasonic AVHS400A Features:

SD/HD-SDI Signal Management
Use this switcher's advanced features to meet your specific needs for advanced management of your SD/HD production environment.
Modular Architecture
The switcher can be expanded to support additional inputs, outputs, and signal formats.
Camera Controls
A joystick camera control allows you to manage up to (5) cameras.
Advanced Features
This unit offers 10-bit HD processing, advanced key effects, and graphic management tools, among many other advanced features that allow you to better manage your workflow.

Panasonic AVHS400A Specifications:

  • MultiViewer tools include easier labeling of sources (can use default labels or customize up to 6 characters); label color can be adjusted in shades from full white to black (with removable background bar); adjustable frame brightness
  • Features a separate green frame outline for preset tally in addition to the red-outlined
  • MultiViewers large windows can now display either Aux or Key out, not just preview or program
  • Key functions include 3D Key transitions, flying key, and full key for second PiP and many other uses
  • Provides joystick camera control of pan/tilt systems (including the AW-HE100)
  • Expanded graphics functions allow users to import graphics of various formats via Ethernet for fast access to titles and pictures
  • Automatic import and sizing of imported TIFF (w/Alpha Channel), PNG (with Alpha Channel), BMP, GIF and JPEG images with HS400 Tool Software (included)
  • Compact design with multi-format compatibility for use in studio or mobile production systems worldwide
  • Multi-viewer function allows users to select and arrange each individual split-screen image
  • Designed with workflow-friendly functions including on-screen display of menus, SD Card slot for transferring still images, and user programmable function buttons
  • Forty-three transition effects, including 3D DVE key effects with page turns and rotations, as well as standard wipe, squeeze and slide patterns
  • Enhanced Picture-in-picture (PIP), flying key for eye-catching titling effects, full key for a 2nd effective PiP, luminance key, Aux Bus and downstream key (DSK) functions
  • Modular interface includes Ethernet, RS-422 remote, Tally output and GPI input
  • Rack-mountable and self-contained (ideal for flight-packs and small control rooms)
  • Optional I/O boards include: dual HD/SD-SDI inputs (with SD up-conversion); dual HD/SD component inputs (with up-conversion); dual DVI inputs (up to WXGA 1280x768); dual Component outputs for maximum compatibility with legacy systems; a component/DVI output (scalable up to 1920x1200 for large venue displays);
  • Option boards include the AV-HS04M6 dual analog composite input card; and the AV-HS04M7 dual HD/SD-SDI output card with downconversion capabilities.
  • Box Contents

    • Switcher
    • One-Year Parts & Labor Warranty


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