Panasonic AV-HS6000 2 M/E Live Switcher Main Frame & Control Panel (Single Power Supply)

Panasonic AV-HS6000 2 M/E Live Switcher Main Frame & Control Panel (Single Power Supply)

Panasonic AV-HS6000 2 M/E Live Switcher Main Frame & Control Panel (Single Power Supply)

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Panasonic AV-HS6000 2 M/E Live Switcher Main Frame & Control Panel (Single Power Supply)

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  • Main Frame & 2 M/E Control Panel
  • Single Power Supply Configuration
  • 32 HD-SDI and 2 DVI-D Inputs
  • 16 Outputs Each Mirrored on 2 SDI Outs
  • Up to 1080p 10-Bit 4:2:2 / 8-Bit 4:4:4
  • Up to 1600x1200 4:3 / 1920x1200 16:10
  • Selector/Crosspoint/Transition Buttons
  • Downstream / Upstream Keyers
  • 4-Channel MultiViewer Function
  • T-Bars, Joystick, Display Panel
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  • 1Description

This configuration of the Panasonic AV-HS6000 2 M/E Switcher includes the main frame of the switcher, featuring the input/output connectors and processing engine, and a 2 M/E control panel, both in a single power supply configuration.

The main frame offers 32 HD-SDI inputs, two DVI-D inputs for incorporating computer sources, and 16 output channels each mirrored on two SDI outputs. The main frame supports video resolutions up to 1080p at 10-bit 4:2:2 in YUV color space, and up to 1080p 8-bit 4:4:4 in RGB color space. It also accepts VESA resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 for a 4:3 aspect ratio output and 1920 x 1200 for a 16:10 output.

The control panel features two sets of bus selector buttons, crosspoint buttons, T-bars, a joystick, transition keys, display panel, and more. It also additionally supports the optional AV‑HS60C3G touchscreen menu panel, which allows quick menu operation as well as control of other functions via physical buttons and rotary encoders.

  • AV-HS60U1P Main Frame w/ Single Power Supply for AV-HS6000 Switcher

    The AV-HS60U1P Main Frame w/ Single Power Supply for AV-HS6000 Switcher from Panasonic features the input and output connectors and processing engine that drives the AV-HS6000 2 M/E switcher. It features 32 HD-SDI inputs, along with two DVI-D (digital only) inputs for incorporating content from computer sources. It will support video resolutions up to 1080p at 10-bit, 4:2:2 in YUV color space, and up to 1080p 8-bit, 4:4:4 in RGB color space. Additionally, it will accept VESA computer resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 for 4:3 and 1920 x 1200 for 16:10.

    It features 16 output channels, with each output channel mirrored on two SDI outputs. Not only can these outputs be used for an isolated, program, or aux feed, it is also possible to combine up to 16 ISO channels and send to one display using the MultiView function. Additional display arrangements are also possible, including a "squeeze mode" which reduces the image size to fit audio levels and other data around the outside. A total of 4 channels may be used in conjunction with the MultiView function.

    The system features two mix and effects (M/E) buses with fades, transitions, and other effects possible. Additionally, the switcher features both upstream and downstream keyers (USK and DSK) for filling in black space, logo and graphic insertion, and compositing. Frequently used effects, setting, video clips, and still images can be save to the internal memory for later recall during a production.

    The AV-HS60U1P is designed to be operated using the AV-HS60C1P/AV-HS60C1E or RAV-HS60C2P/AV-HS60C2E control panel. In addition, software plug-ins allow operation over an IP network or using certain Panasonic and third-party RS-422 serial devices. In addition, the AV-HS60C3G Menu Panel is required to access and change settings locally at the switcher.

    Connectivity

    32 HD-SDI and 2 DVI Inputs
    Despite being enclosed in a 3RU frame, the mainframe provides wide variety of inputs/outputs with frame synchronizer, format converter, and color correctors:
    • Colors can be adjusted to correspond to different video source formats, camera properties, and displays
    • All inputs feature a 10-bit frame synchronizer
    • 8 inputs are equipped with color correctors
    • 4 inputs are equipped with upconverters
    • Signals can be delayed by up to 8 frames
    16 SDI Outputs with 2 Outputs Per Channel
    Each output features two mirrored SDI connectors
    • 4 outputs are equipped with color correctors
    • 2 outputs are equipped with downconverters
    4-Channel MultiViewer Function
    An independent 4-channel MultiViewer output function is provided that features a total of 9 patterns, and allowing up to 16 images to be displayed on one screen:
    • MultiViewer can be selected from a total of 9 patterns, including: 4 split, 5 split (2 patterns), 6 split (2 patterns), 9 split, 10 split (2 patterns), and 16 split
    • Source names, tallies, audio level meters, clock, and safety markers can be displayed
    • Squeeze Mode can be selected to place the source name and level meter placed outside of the image

    Mix and Effects (M/E)

    Diverse DVE Transitions
    In addition to wipe, mix, and cut transitions, DVE (digital video effects) transitions with 2-channel 3D DVE, such as size reduction and sliding, can be performed. Image rendering effects such as mosaic or defocus are also possible
    • 4 channels of 3D DVE and 2 channels of 2D DVE systems are provided to support background and keys for each M/E bus
    Multiple Keyers
    The system feature a variety of keyers to promote creative live content creation:
    • Chroma Key: Thanks to the proprietary Primatte algorithm, real time and high quality key compositions are possible
    • PinP (Picture-in-picture): 4 channels per M/E bus (8 channels total)
    • Key Preset: The Key Preset function allows memorization and recall of the a key's particular settings. 4 settings for each channel of key and 4 settings for each channel of DSK (downstream key) can be registered
    • Upstream Key (USK): 4 channels of USK are provided for applications such as adding the CG elements to fill the gap when inserting a 4:3 image in 16:9 frame
    • Downstream Key (DSK): 4 channels DSK are available -- these can be assigned to PGM1 or PGM2 output
    Memory Functions
    The memory function allows mixer, video, and effects settings to be stored for later recall. It is designed to save time, allowing the operator to quickly engage frequently used settings and effects during a live broadcast where there is little or no margin for error
    • Shot Memory: This function recalls background transition patterns or other video effects, including PinP size, position, border width, and key
    • Event Memory: This function allows continuous image effects to be to registered and played back in a timeline
    • Macro Memory: This function allows the recording and playback of a series of operations on the Control Panel. It can also record and playback setting information, such as input/output and keyers. Macro memories can be played back by assigning them to the cross point buttons, such as macro bus, PGM, and PST
    • Video Memory: Moving image (Clip) and still image (Still) can be recorded for 4 channels each for later reuse as video sources. A maximum 60 seconds of moving images can be saved in standard mode, and Maximum 30 seconds in high image quality mode
    Intuitive Switching
    • Multi-Selection Panel: A color panel that can display thumbnail images with high visibility
    • Animation Wipe: With moving images (clip) and still images (still) recorded in video memory, it is possible to create animation wipes

    System Scalability

    • 16 AUX buses are provided. MIX transition is available from the AUX1 to AUX4 buses
    • The system can be operated remotely from a PC via a network connection
    • Supports interoperability with various third-party software plug-ins and connectivity with other devices. In addition to pre-installed plug-in software, customized software solutions can be created using the SDK
    Included Plug-in Software
    Serial Control Software
    This software controls switching and transition of crosspoint with GVG200-compliant external controllers and editors using an RS-422 serial interface -- external controllers and control software are available separately

    IP Connected AUX Bus Control Software
    This software controls switching from a VS-R45 remote operation panel to crosspoint via an IP network

    Serial Tally Software
    This software provides tally output and source names to an external tally display and I/F, and features UMD protocol v3.1 support. Tally is connected via an RS-422 serial interface
  • Panasonic AV-HS60C1P Control Panel for AV-HS6000 (Single Power Supply)

    The Panasonic AV-HS60C1P is a multi-selection, 2M/E control panel for the Panasonic AV-HS6000 Live Switcher. It supports a single power supply and is further upgradeable with the AV‑HS60C3G touch menu panel, sold separately.

    ME1 KEY Bus Selector Buttons
    Switches bus column and functions operated by ME1 KEY bus
    • KEY 1 to 4 key source/key fill bus
    • AUX1 to 16 bus (AUX1 to 4 support the MIX transition function) (AUX bus 1/2 to 15/16 have the crosspoint link coupling function)
    • Display bus 1 selects images to be displayed on AV-HS60C3 Menu Panel
    • Utility bus 2 selects sources to be inserted in border background or key edge
    • MACRO bus 3 plays back the macro memory
    KEY Bus Crosspoint Buttons
    • Select source for the bus switched with KEY bus select buttons
    • Can playback macro memory
    Source Name Display Panel
    • Displays crosspoint numbers, source display names, and macro names
    • Bit map characters can be displayed for source names
    Crosspoint Buttons
    • 8 colors can be used for grouping to matched sources
    • Switching is possible among 24 crosspoints x 4 pages (96 total crosspoints)
    • Assign and play back the macro memory
    ME2 KEY Bus Selector Buttons
    • Switches bus column and functions operated by ME2 KEY bus
    • KEY 1 to 4 key source/key fill bus
    • DSK 1 to 4 key source/key fill bus (can be assigned to PGM1/PGM2)
    • Utility bus 2 selects sources to be inserted in the border background or key edge
    • MACRO bus 3 plays back the macro memory
    Memory Card Slot
    • Settings and log data can be stored/accessed on an SD memory card or SDHC memory card
    Joystick Positioner
    • Provides cursor operation for positioning WIPE / PinP, size adjustment, chroma key
    Transition
    • Background/key transition: operate fader, AUTO, or CUT transitions
    • Select transition type: select from WIPE, MIX, or NAM transitions
    • Fader playback of the event memory (EMEM link): performs fader operation of the event memory
    • ME change: switches the Control Panel ME1/ME2 columns
    • Switch on/off the macro memory attachment function (macro attach): enable/disable the macro memory playback trigger assigned to PGM bus, PST bus, or AUX bus buttons
    Key, DSK Operation
    • KEY/DSK transition: operates KEY 1 to 4, DSK 1 to 4 AUTO, CUT transition of each ME
    • Key preset: for KEY 1 to 4 and DSK 1 to 4 of each ME, register and access key preset
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • AC Power Supply Cable
  • Set of 24 Switch Blank Caps (Large)
  • Set of 12 Switch Blank Caps (Small)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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  • 1Description
  • AV-HS60U1P Main Frame w/ Single Power Supply for AV-HS6000 Switcher
    SDI Input Lines: 32
    Connectors: 32 x BNC female
    SDI channels 27, 28, 31, and 32 are equipped with up-converters
    SDI channels 25 to 32 are equipped with color correctors

    Signal Standards HD-SDI
    SMPTE292M (BTA S-004) standard compliant
    0.8 V (p-p) ±10% at 75 ohm
    Automatic equalizer for runs more than 328' (100 m) -- when 1.5 Gbps/5C-FB cable is used

    Signal Standards SD-SDI
    SMPTE259M standard compliant
    0.8 V (p-p) ±10% at 75 ohm
    Automatic equalizer for runs more that 656' (200 m) -- when 5C-2V cable is used
    DVI Input Lines: 2
    Connectors: 2 x DVI-D
    Supported Resolutions (Computer): XGA (1024 x 768), WXGA (1280 x 768), SXGA (1280 x 1024), WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), UXGA (1600 x 1200), WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
    Vertical Frequency (Computer): 60 Hz Supported Video Formats: 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p

    Note:
    Cable lengths up to 16.4' (5 m) are supported
    A DVI-I cables are not supported
    HDCP is not supported
    SDI Output Lines: 16 -- two distributed outputs per line
    Connectors: 32 x BNC female
    Assignments: ME1PGM, ME1PVW, ME1CLN, ME1KEYPVW, ME2PGM, ME2PVW, ME2CLN, ME2KEYPVW, DSKPGM1, DSKPGM2, DSKPVW1, DSKPVW2, DSK1CLN, DSK2CLN, DSK3CLN, DSK4CLN, SEL KEYPVW, MV1 to MV4, and AUX1 to AUX16

    Signal Standards HD-SDI
    SMPTE292M (BTA S-004) standard compliant
    0.8 V (p-p) ±10% at 75 ohm

    Signal Standards SD-SDI
    SMPTE259M standard compliant
    0.8 V (p-p) ±10% at 75 ohm
    Video Formats SD: 480/59.94i, 576/50i
    HD: 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/24PsF, 1080/23.98PsF, 1080/25PsF
    Signal Processing Y: PB: PR: 4:2:2, 10-bit
    R:G:B: 4:4:4: 8-bit
    Mix / Effect Buses 2 ME
    Synchronous Terminal
    Reference Input Connectors: 2 x BNC female -- input with loop-through

    Supports same field frequencies as those of the system formats supported:
    In Genlock Mode: Black burst or tri-level sync (with loop-through)

    Note:
    If the loop-through output is not used, 75 ohm termination is required
    In the 1080/24PsF and 1080/23.98PsF formats, only Genlock mode supported In the 1080/23.98PsF format, black burst signals with 10 Field ID (SMPTE318M compliant) or Tri-level Sync signals are supported
    In the 1080/24PsF format, Tri-level sync signals supported
    In internal sync mode black burst signal is output through both connectors
    LTC Input Connector: BNC female
    Impedance: 1 kohm
    Level: 1 to 2 V (p-p)
    Video Delay 1 Line (H): When the frame synchronizer is set to "Off" and the upconverter is set to "OFF"
    1 Frame (H): When the frame syncronizer is set to "ON", or the upconverter is set to "ON"

    Note:
    When the signals have passed through PinP, DVE, MultiView, down-converter, or DVI-IN, a maximum delay of 1 frame is applied in each case
    Control Terminal
    LAN Terminal Connector: 1 x RJ-45
    Compatible with 100Base-TX and AUTO-MDIX -- for IP control
    Supported Cable: CAT5E or better, up to 328' (100m) -- STP (Shielded Twisted Pair) cable recommended
    PANEL Terminal Connector: RJ-45
    Compatible with 100Base-TX and AUTO-MDIX -- for Control Panel (AV-HS60C1/AV-HS60C2) connection
    Supported Cable: CAT5E or better, up to 328' (100m) -- STP (Shielded Twisted Pair) cable recommended
    Serial Interface Connectors: 4 x D-sub 9-pin female
    Terminals 1 to 3: For master connection to control external devices
    Terminal 4: For master/slave connection to control external devices
    GPI In/Out Connectors: 3x D-sub 25-pin female

    Terminal 1
    GPI Input: 18 inputs, general-purpose, photocoupler sensing
    Alarm Output: 1 output, open collector output (negative logic)

    Terminal 2 and 3
    GPI Output: 48 outputs, selectable general purpose or tally -- open collector output
    General
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 110 W
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity 10 to 90% RH, no condensation
    Storage Humidity 10 to 90% RH, no condensation
    Dimensions 19 x 5.2 x 16.5" (482 x 132 x 418 mm)
    Weight 27.8 lb (12.6 kg) -- excluding accessories
  • Panasonic AV-HS60C1P Control Panel for AV-HS6000 (Single Power Supply)
    Power Supply 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (supports single power supply)
    Connections 1x RJ-45
    1x DVI-D for optional Menu Panel only (cannot be used concurrently with a DVI-D monitor connected to the DVI-D terminal)
    1x DVI-D for displaying menus to the DVI monitor (cannot be used concurrently with the Menu Panel terminal)
    1x USB type A, female for DVI monitor menu operation
    1x RS-422 control terminal, D-sub 9-pin female (for master connection for controlling external devices)
    1x RS-232 control terminal, D-sub 9-pin female (for master/slave connection for controlling external devices)
    8x GPI inputs D-sub 25-pin female
    10x GPI outputs D-sub 25-pin female
    1x Alarm output D-sub 25-pin female
    Power Consumption 40 W
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity 10 to 90% (no condensation)
    Storage Humidity 10 to 90% (no condensation)
    Dimensions 38.6 x 6 x 10.5" (98 x 15.3 x 26.7 cm)
    Weight Approx. 28.6 lb (13 kg) (excluding accessories)

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