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For.A MV-1620HS HD/SD/Analog Mixed High-Resolution Multi Viewer (16-Split)

B&H # FOMV1620HS Mfr # MV-1620HS
Usually ships in 2-4 weeks

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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $8,010.00

The 16-split MV-1620HS HD/SD/Analog Mixed High-Resolution Multi Viewer from For.A is a compact (1RU) multi-viewer that accepts up to 16 channels of mixed HD/SD-SDI or analog composite signals for monitoring on 1 or 2 (sold separately) screens. This unit offers a customizable window layout and displays audio levels, titles, and timers, etc.

Versatile Mixed-Source Environment
Supports mixed signals as required, from HD-SDI, SD-SDI, or analog composite sources. Asynchronous input is also supported. The viewer accepts an array of formats and frame rates including NTSC, PAL, 1080/59.94i, 1080/23.98PsF, and 1080/50i.
HD Output of Source Signals
Sources can be displayed on 1 or 2 (sold separately) screens, with HDMI and SDI interfaces available for both screens to support HD monitoring.
Layout Manager
A Windows application is provided for managing the layout. Customize the layout on a computer by registering or changing layout patterns, adjusting title display, and configuring other settings as needed. Store up to 16 layout patterns on the viewer. Saved layouts can be applied directly from the front panel control.
Video Streaming
In addition to computer-based layout management, you can also stream video from the viewer over Ethernet. The streaming video can be used for additional local computer display or for remote monitoring.
Record Streamed Video
This Multi-viewer enables you to record streamed video with ease. Simply enter triggers to prepare for image capture (video is saved as still-image sequence files.)
Front Control Panel
Standard front control panel enables layout and channel switching, local control settings, as well as remote operation.
Audio Level Display
Monitor audio levels of up to 16 channels of HD/SD-SDI embedded audio. For each source signal, use Layout Manager to customize displays for positions, the number of channels shown, and the display groups.
Tally Display/Title Display/Timecode Display
Tally lets you choose from frame tally or marker tally display. Titles help identify each source channel with a title. It supports display of alphanumeric characters and symbols (up to 16 letters), which can be displayed within or outside the picture. Timecode enables you to display Ancillary Timecode on the HD/SD-SDI.
Logo Display/Background Display
Register up to 8 logos and 4 background images. Add 2 logos and 1 background per output, as required.
Time Display
Correct clock time is ensured by SNTP server sync. Two clocks can be displayed, in analog or digital format. Date display is also available. If not used as a clock display, this feature can be used as a count up/down timer, or remaining time counter.
Audio Monitoring Output
Audio from any channel can be monitored via HD-SDI, HDMI, or analog audio output.
Error Display
For video there is video signal loss, frozen frames, or incorrect luminance/black levels and for audio there is audio signal loss, silence, or excessive audio levels.
Video Formats HD: 1080/60i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/60p, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/30p, 1080/29.97p, 1080/25p, 1080/24p, 1080/23.98p, 720/24p, 720/23.98p, 1080/30PsF, 1080/29.97PsF, 1080/25PsF, 1080/24PsF, 1080/23.98PsF, 1035/60i, 1035/59.94i
SD: 525/60 (NTSC), 625/50 (PAL)
Video Inputs
Video Inputs Accepts the following signals (mix input, asynchronous acceptable)
16 x 75 Ω BNC SDI/analog composite switching
HD/SD-SDI Input HD-SDI: 1.5 Gb/s
SD-SDI: 270 Mb/s
Analog Composite Input Analog composite: 1.0 Vpp
Quantization: Y: 8-bit, C: 8-bit
Background 3G-SDI(Level A): 3Gb/s
HD-SDI: 1.5 Gb/s 1
Please Note:

Connectable only with MV-1620HS background output

Audio Input
Embedded Audio Input Sampling frequency: 48 kHz (sync to input video signals)
Quantization: 16 to 24-bit
16 channels per HD/SD-SDI input signal (4 groups, 8 stereo pairs)
Analog Audio Input Analog audio: Balanced or unbalanced
D-sub 37-pin (female), inch screw (For unbalanced input, short Cold-Shield externally)
Input Impedance: 600 Ω/Hi-Z
Input Level: -10 dBV/-3 dBu/0 dBu/+4 dBu,
Maximum Input Level (with +4 dBu input level): +24 dBu (balanced), +18 dBu (unbalanced)
Rated Input Power (With 600 Ω Termination): +24 dBm
Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
Quantization: 24 bits; 8 channels (4 stereo pairs)
AES AES audio: Unbalanced, 75 Ω, D-sub 37-pin (female), inch screw (same as analog)
Sampling Frequency: 32/44.1/48 kHz
Quantization: 16-24 bits; 8 channels (4 stereo pairs)
Input LTC: 1 input, SMPTE time code 1.0 Vpp within ±6 dB
Video Outputs
HDMI HDMI Ports: 1 (with MV-1620DO: 2 (2 pairs))
Quantization: R: 8-bit, G: 8-bit, B: 8-bit
Resolution: 1920×1080, 1280×720
Frequency: 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz
Note: Interlaced output also available at 1920×1080
No input/output frame rate conversion (unmatched frame rates may cause repeated or dropped frames.)
SDI 75 Ω; BNC Ports: 1 (2 with MV-1620DO)
SDI 1 and 2 output matches the screen for HDMI 1 and 2 output
3G-SDI (Level A): 3 Gb/s
HD-SDI: 1.5 Gb/s
Background 3G-SDI (Level A): 3Gbps 1080/59.94p 1080/50p
HD-SDI: 1.5Gbps 729/59.95p 720/50p 2
Please Note:

Connectable only to MV-1620HS background input.

Audio Output
Analog Ports: 1 (with MV-1620DO: 2 (2 pairs))
RCA Pin Jacks: 2 (1 stereo pair), unbalanced
Output Impedance: 100 Ω or less
Output Level: -10 dBV
Maximum Input Level: +5 dBV
Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
Quantization: 24-bit
Embedded For SDI:
Ports: 1 (with MV-1620DO: 2 (2 pairs))
4 groups (8 stereo pairs)
Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
Quantization: 24-bit
4 stereo pairs
Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
Quantization: 24-bit
Genlock Input BB: NTSC 0.429 Vpp/PAL 0.45 Vpp, Tri: 0.6 Vpp)
Video Windows Supported Up to 20 (with MV-1620DO (sold separately): up to 20 windows in all on 2 screens)
Timer Count Up/Down Timer, Remaining Time Counter:
Can be displayed in clock window (Internal clock or LTC is selectable for remaining time counter) 3
Please Note:

Stopwatch/Timer uses an Internal Crystal Oscillator: ±50 ppm within the operating temperature of 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Other Functions Clock Windows:
Up to 2 (with MV-1620DO (sold separately): up to 2 windows in all on 2 screens). Internal clock or LTC time code selectable. Time correction via GPI or SNTP. Internal clock accuracy: within ±15 seconds/month @ 77°F (25°C)
Background Memory: 4 / Display: 1 per output Maximum Size: 1920 × 1080
Logo Overlay Memory: 8 / Display: Maximum 2 per output Maximum Size: 480×480
Layout With Dual Output Integrated Mode: Up to 16 layout can be saved
Mode (Dual Output)
Integrated Mode: Output 1 and Output 2 can be switched at a time
Independent Mode: Output 1 and Output 2 can be switched separately 4
Please Note:

Output 2 can be displayed only with MV-1620DO

Title Display Character Limit: Maximum 16 characters x 2 lines for each input channel Supported Characters: Letters, numbers, symbols, and Japanese kana/kanji (JIS 1 and 2)
Tally Display Indicated as a frame (red/green/orange) or marker (red/green) on each input window
Audio Level Display Up to 16 audio channels of audio level metering per input
Time Code Display Display for HD/SD-SDI Ancillary Timecode (ATC)
Monitoring For Video: Detects video loss, frozen frames, and incorrect luminance/black level
For Audio: Detects audio loss, silence, and excessive audio levels 5
Please Note:

Detected by calculating the active picture CRC error for input signals to check whether this value remains the same for each frame.

Marker For Safet Area: Safety area can be displayed on each input screen
Interfaces LAN: 1 x 100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, RJ-45 (CAT 5e-compliant)
RS-232C/RS-422/RS-485: 1 x D-sub 9-pin (male)
Baud rate: 9,600/19,200/38,400/57,600 /115,200 bps
Data length: 8-bit, stop bit 1-bit
Parity: none/odd/even
GPIO: 1 x D-sub 50-pin (female); 18-pin used for both input and output
Choose up to 48 inputs/18 outputs 6
Please Note:

I/O selectable

Software Compatibility For Windows Operating System: Layout Manager:
Window size and position settings (Layout Editor screen)
Switching output video and audio (Remote Controller screen)
Editing and registering logos and backgrounds (Logo Registration screen)
Live Viewer:
Software for video streaming
Data Backup Stores settings internally to the memory (Rewrite Capacity: Approximately 100,000)
Temperature / Humidity 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C) / 30 to 90% (no condensation)
Backup Battery Internal lithium battery (to maintain time)
Power 100 to 240 VAC ±10% 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 88 VA (86 W) (at 100 to 120 VAC)
107 VA (85 W) (at 220 to 240 VAC)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.0 x 1.7 x 18.7" (430.0 × 44.0 × 475.0 mm)
Weight 14.8 lb (6.7 kg)
For.A MV-1620HS HD/SD/Analog Mixed High-Resolution Multi Viewer (16-Split)
  • AC Cord
  • 2 x Rack Mount Bracket
  • CD-ROM (Layout Manager, Live Viewer)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Parts & Labor
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