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Kramer VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher

B&H # KRVS81HD MFR # VS-81HD
Kramer VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher

Kramer VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher Rear

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Product Highlights

  • 8x2 HD-SDI Switching
  • Proprietary Reclocking & Equalization
  • HDTV-Compatible
  • Multiple Control Options
  • Active Input Indication Reporting
  • Selectable Sync-Signal Termination
  • Front-Panel Control Lockout
  • Vertical Interval Switching
  • Output Disconnect
  • Rackmountable
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The VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher from Kramer is designed to manage SDI (SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 344M) and HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) video signals. It can switch any one of (8) inputs to (2) identical outputs.

This device offers 8x2 switching for SDI (SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 344M) and HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) video signals
It supports a maximum data rate of 1.485Gbps
Kramer's proprietary re-Klocking & Equalization Technology rebuilds the digital signal to allow for longer transmission distances
This unit is HDTV-compatible
Control options include: front panel, RS-232, RS-485, contact closure, IR remote (included), and remote IR receiver (optional)
Kramer's Active Input Indication Reporting offers multi-colored LED indicators to show different states of signal status on an individual channel
Bi-level and tri-level analog sync types are available
Selectable sync-signal termination is supported
It features a front-panel control lockout feature
Vertical interval switching is supported for SMPTE RP-168
Output disconnect is a standard feature
A worldwide power supply of 100 to 240VAC ensures compatibility wherever the unit is used
It can be mounted in 1U of a standard equipment rack using the included rack ears
Inputs (8) SDI SMPTE-259M, 292M, 344M serial video, 75 Ohms on BNC connectors
(1) Genlock 75 Ohms/Hi-Z on looping BNC connectors, bi-level, tri-level sync
Outputs (2) identical equalized and reclocked SMPTE-259M, 292M, 344M outputs 75 Ohms on BNC connectors
(1) Genlock 75 Ohms/Hi-Z loop on BNC connectors
Performance Maximum Output Level: 800mVpp/75 Ohms
Jitter: better than 0.2UI
Data Rate: up to 1.485Gbps
Controls Front-panel
RS-232
RS-485
Ethernet
IR remote
Dry contact
Panel lock
Power Universal, 100 to 240VAC, 50/60Hz, 22VA
Dimensions (HxWxD) 1.75 x 19 x 7"
Weight 3.3 lbs (1.5kg)
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.5 x 11.0 x 4.3"
Kramer VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher
  • Power Cord
  • Null-Modem Adapter
  • Seven-Year Warranty Against Defects in Material & Workmanship
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