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Blackmagic Design Universal Videohub 288 Rack Frame

B&H # BLUVH288 Mfr # VHUBUV/288CH
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $9,495.25
Product Highlights
  • 288 x 288 Deck Control
  • Fully Scalable
  • Up to 72 Interface Cards
  • Add Single or Dual Crosspoints
  • Full Redundancy
  • Removable Fan Tray & Fans
  • 18RU

The Blackmagic Design Universal Videohub 288 is a customizable rack frame that lets you build the ultimate 3G/HD/SD deck control routing switcher. At 18 rack units high and only 6" deep, the Videohub 288 is designed to accept a mix of SDI interface, crosspoint, and power supply cards, upgradable as your application demands. Add up to 72 BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI interfaces along with a single 72 x 72 or dual 288 x 288 crosspoints, and up to 2 power cards. Other features include a removable fan tray, full auto standard detection, re-clocking, 3Gb/s SDI support, 288 x 288 deck control, and ethernet/serial control.

Universal Videohub lets you add SDI interface cards and crosspoints for a fully redundant design that keeps working 24/7.
With no electronic components on the router motherboard, every single part can be replaced simply by hot-plugging cards.
Cross-points are monitored constantly, and instantly change when a fault is detected!
Router control software included free for Windows and Mac OS X.
Firmware upgrade provided via included firmware updater application.
Redundant power supply options are available, as well as a GPI alarm for connecting external alarms.
Router connections preserved and restored instantly at power on independently of host computer.
When you're ready to upgrade, all SDI interface cards, crosspoint and power supply cards can be swapped in or out as needed.
Connections SDI Video Input: Up to 288 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.
SDI Video Output: Up to 288 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI with SDI re-clocking. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.
Multi Rate Support: Auto detection of SD, HD or 3 Gb/s SDI. Simultaneous routing of 2K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.
Device Control: Up to 288 bidirectional Sony compatible RS-422 deck control ports via breakout cable.
Router Control: Use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 high speed interface or Smart Control shared over IP network.
Router Configuration: Use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 high speed interface shared over IP network.
RS-422 Control: 1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching.
Updates: USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.
Re-clocking: On all SDI outputs.
Reference Input: Blackburst and TriSync for SD, HD and 2K.
Standards SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC.
HD Format Support: 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60.
2K Format Support: 2048 x 1556/23.98/24/25.
SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and 2K. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD and 2K SDI.
SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit.
SDI Color Space: YUV, or RGB.
SDI Metadata Support: Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M.
SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard.
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