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JVC KM-H3000U Special Effects Generator

B&H # JVKMH3000U Mfr # KM-H3000U
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Product Highlights
  • Multi-Level Special Effects Generator
  • Professional, Two-Axis Joystick
  • (12) HD/SD-SDI Inputs
  • (3) Keys: (2) Upstream, (1) Downstream
  • (4) Frame Synchronizer Inputs
  • (4) Up/Down Converters
  • (2) 2D DVEs with Crop & Resize Functions
  • Metal, Single-Piece Design
  • Option Desk/Rackmount Frame
  • Supports NTSC Standard

The KM-H3000U Special Effects Generator from JVC is a single, multi-level effects (MLE) switcher designed to manage HD/SD-SDI signals. It is well suited for use in small production studios, OB vans, and flight packs, among many other possible environments and applications. This model features (12) SD/HD-SDI inputs, It also features (3) keys, (2) upstream and (1) downstream. This model additionally features a professional-grade, two-axis joystick control located in the upper, right-hand corner of the unit's panel.

The KM-H3000U supports NTSC standard only. For PAL support, please look into the KM-H3000E.

  • (12) HD/SD-SDI inputs
  • Frame synchronizers on (4) inputs
  • Dual internal still stores
  • 480i, 576i, 720p, and 1080i are all fully supported and menu selectable
  • (2) program, (1) preview
  • (3) SDI aux outputs (supports clean feed)
  • (1) down-converted output
Keying Capability
  • (2) upstream, (1) downstream
  • All keyers offer linear luminance keying plus masking
  • Chrominance keying (upstream)
  • All keyers have full access to all internal and external inputs
Reference Generation
  • Black Burst / Tri-Level reference input
  • (3) reference outputs
  • Can serve as reference loop-through
  • Reference output timing can be adjusted
  • Can serve as system reference when there's no reference in provided
Effects Capability
  • 2D DVE for transitions
  • 2D DVE for PIP effects
  • Pattern generator for matte wash, wipes, and masks
  • (10) setup memories, stored to USB
Direct Control
  • Fast access straightforward menu system
  • Professional, two-axis joystick control
  • Pushbuttons with 30-bit color depth
  • Fader with LEDs
  • Panel Glow: all buttons can be viewed in darkened environments
External Control
  • (8) Tally outputs
  • (24) GPIs to trigger effects and transitions
  • RS-422 industry-standard editor control
  • USB on the panel for stills, preference settings, and software upgrades
  • Ethernet port for uploading stills and remote diagnostics
  • In-field software upgradeable
  • Redundant power option
  • 100 to 240V dual external brick power supplies providing 12V to the unit
  • Locking power retainers
  • Accessible power switch with protective ridges
Input Inputs: (12) SDI Multi-Definition
Frame Sync: (4)
Reference: Black Burst, Tri-Level Sync (internally terminated)
Input Connectors: BNC
Color Signaling: Y:Cb:Cr 4:2:2, 10 bit
Signal Interface: SMPTE 292M
Signal Loss: >15dB, 5MHz to 1.5GHz
Output Outputs: (6) SDI Multi-Definition + 1 analog
Output Types:
2 x PGM
1 x Preview
3 x Aux (w/clean feed),
Reference: (3) independently adjustable outputs with
Genlock: Black Burst and Tri-Level Sync, internally or externally locked
Signal Interface: SMPTE 292M
Signal Loss: > 15dB, 5MHz to 1.5GHz
Resolutions Standard Definition: 480i/59.94, 576i/50 (all at 4:3 and 16:9)
High Definition: 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/59.94, 720p/50
Interface Tally Support: (8) (D-sub 9 connector)
Editor Interface: (1) (D-sub 9, RS-422)
General Purpose Interface: 24 input (1 x D-sub 25 connector)
Ethernet Management Interface: 10/100Mbps (RJ45 connector)
Media Interface: USB 2.0
Attributes Source Buttons: (6)
User Adjustable Panel Glow: Yes
Matte Background Color Generator: Yes
Wash/Graduation: Yes (2 colors)
Dissolve: Variable transition rate
Keyers: (3) total, (2) upstream, (1) downstream
Transition Methods: Fader, Auto, Cut, GPI, Editor
Key Source and Fill: Input, Matte, Wash, Media Store
Key Types: Self, Linear, Chroma, PIP
Chroma Key: Yes
Picture in Picture: Yes
Wipe Patterns: (10)
Circle Wipe: Yes
Digital Video Effects: 2D
Aux Buses: (3)
SD/HD Up/Down Conversion: Yes
Internal Still and Animation Stores: (2)
Display: VFD
Menu Control: (3) pushbutton knobs
Positional Joystick: professional grade
Power Power: 100 to 240VAC
Redundant Power: Optional
Dimensions (HxWxD) Panel Dimensions: 0.87 x 3.58 x 2.95" (122 x 404 x 272mm)
Weight 8.7 lbs (3.95kg)
JVC KM-H3000U Special Effects Generator
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  • One-Year Parts & Labor Warranty

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    By Fahad

    from Karachi, Pakistan

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    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Professional Quality


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        Comments about JVC KM-H3000U Special Effects Generator:

        It will be used in a university, its a 1 piece compact switcher which has all the standard features of a full production switcher.
        I was shocked at the packing in which was wrapped there was no genuine JVC carton box neither the switcher was wrapped in a plastic bag it was disappointing to see that

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