The DCS-100 Dual Channel Switcher from Barco is a dual channel switcher designed to provide seamless switching between different input sources. This model accepts universal analog and DVI input sources and outputs video simultaneously in DVI and analog formats. The switcher is well suited for use in live events, company boardrooms, houses of worship, and educational facilities, among many other possible uses.
Inputs support resolutions from NTSC and PAL up to UXGA, including all HD resolutions. Output supports resolutions from 480p up to UXGA, including all HD resolutions. The switcher also supports HDCP compatible projectors and includes a built-in test pattern to simplify projector alignment.
The unit can store up to (3) images that can be used as logos in presentations. DVI inputs can also be used as a luminance keying source, which allows for titling and lower-third key applications. Moreover, input sources can seamlessly transition under the DVI key. The switcher also features auto-acquire and auto-positioning functionality, as well as 10-bit sampling and internal processing & scaling.
Use this device to seamlessly switch between video sources in a wide variety of applications and settings.
Inputs and outputs support a wide variety of resolutions and standards.
DVI inputs can be used as a luminance keying source.
HDCP Support & Test Patterns for Projectors
It supports HDCP compatible projectors and includes a built-in test pattern to simplify projector alignment.
In the Box
Barco DCS-100 Dual Channel Switcher
Three-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
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(6) Analog Inputs via HD-15 VGA Connectors
-supports YPbPr, RGBHV, S-video and composite
10-bits/color sampling at maximum 170 MHz
-true pixel mapping (1:1) for signal resolutions up to 1600x1200@60 Hz
-sources with higher pixel rates (1920x1080p@60, 1920x1200@60 and 2048x1080p@60) are also supported. (2) Digital or Analog Inputs via DVI-I connectors
-8-bit digital input per DDWG 1.0 with HDCP support.
-RGBHV data via analog pins of the DVI-I connector
-the digital source will be processed if valid DVI signals are detected
-the analog source can be selected via the front panel menu.
-program output in digital format on the DVI-I connector and in analog format on the HD-15 connector
-progressive resolutions at RGBHV
-HDCP encryption support for DVI signals
Ethernet: RJ-45 connector for 10/100Base-T Ethernet communications Serial RS-232: DB-9 connector for communicating with external serial devices
-Four-line 128x32 VFD Display
-Menu navigation via rotary encoder knob, Select/Escape buttons Inputs Section
-(10) buttons select the corresponding input source, or the stored LOGO image, to be placed on program after the TAKE button is pressed.
-There are three button states:
Off: the source is not currently on program
Blinking: the source has been selected and will be placed on program after the TAKE button is pressed
Yellow: the source is on program. Effects Section
FRZ: instantly freezes the current image that is on program.
BLK: cuts the program to black
KEY: the key source will transition to/from program, after the TAKE button is pressed
TAKE: transitions the selected source or KEY at the pre-selected rate.