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Softron OnTheAir Switch

B&H # SO3IB29 Mfr # 3.IB29
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This product must be downloaded from the Manufacturer's website. You should receive the license code to complete your order within 1-3 business days. Orders placed on Weekends or Holidays are processed the next business day.

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For international orders, credit cards will be charged at time you place your order.

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You Pay: $945.25
Product Highlights
  • Controls Multiple Matrix Video Switchers
  • Operates Via RS232 Or Ethernet
  • Supports Most Video Routers
  • AppleScriptable: Manage From Any App
  • Usable As Standalone Application
  • Integrates With Most Softron Products
  • Mac OS Compatible

The OnTheAir Switch software from Softron is an application capable of controlling multiple matrix video switchers via RS232 or Ethernet. It supports most video routers, including AJA KUMO, Blackmagic Design Videohub, Evertz, Knox, Kramer / Kramer 2000, Leitch, Panacea (Leitch), Sigma MRX, Sony BRS-200, and Triton. The software is AppleScriptable, enabling it to be managed from any application-- even those from third parties. It may be utilized as a standalone application or integrated with most Softron products, including OnTheAir Video, MovieRecorder or OnTheAir Node. The software is compatible with the Mac OS, and may be used with any MacPro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or Mac mini.

Supports most video routers, including AJA KUMO, Blackmagic Design Videohub, Evertz, Knox, Kramer / Kramer 2000, Leitch, Panacea (Leitch), Sigma MRX, Sony BRS-200, and Triton
Capable of controlling video routers via RS232 or Ethernet (depending on video router)
AppleScriptable, enabling it to be managed from any application-- even those from third parties
Manageable via Telnet
Integration possible with most Softron products, including OnTheAir Video, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir Node
Compatible with Mac OS: MacPro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini (any)
Minimum System Requirements Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
2.0 GB RAM
Additional Hardware required: USB to RS232 or RS422 converter - only for video routers controlled in RS232 or RS422; not required for AJA KUMO and Blackmagic Videohub
If router controlled via Ethernet (AJA KUMO and Blackmagic Design Videohub), you will only need Mac to be connected to same Network as router you wish to control - will show up in Bonjour
RS422 port of video cards not configurable
RS232 port of Xserves not configurable
MacPro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini (any)
Supported Video Routers AJA KUMO:
Protocol: Ethernet
Model: All
Baud Rate, Parity, Bits, Stop Bit not applicable

Blackmagic Design Videohub:
Protocol: Ethernet
Model: All
Baud Rate, Parity, Bits, Stop Bit not applicable

Evertz:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 32 x 32
Baud Rate: 38.400 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Knox:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 8 x 8
Baud Rate: 19.200 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Kramer 2000:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 8 x 2, 8 x 8
Baud Rate: 9.600 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Kramer:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 8 x 2
Baud Rate: 1.200 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Leitch:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 32 x 32
Baud Rate: 38.400 baud
Parity: Even parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Panacea (Leitch):
Protocol: RS232
Model: 8 x 2, 16 x 8, 32 x 32
Baud Rate: 19.200 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Sigma MRX:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 32 x 32
Baud Rate: 38.400 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1
Other settings: x on - x off flow control

Sony BRS-200:
RS422
Model: 12 x 2
Baud Rate: 38.400 baud
Parity: Odd parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

Triton:
Protocol: RS232
Model: 8 x 8, 64 x 64
Baud Rate: 19.200 baud
Parity: No parity
Bits: 8 bits
Stop Bit: 1

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Usually ships in 7-10 business days ? This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-10 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the vendor. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
 

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