Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher

Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher

Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher

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Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher

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Product Highlights

  • 6x HD-SDI Inputs
  • 13 Wipe Transitions & Transition Lever
  • 0-200 Frame Automated Wipe Transitions
  • One SDI Can be Assigned as Title Input
  • One Preview & Four Program Outputs
  • Genlock/Reference Input
  • Four Synchronized Reference Outputs
  • Loop Through Video Outputs
  • Tally Output and Indicators
  • AC or 12VDC Operation
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  • 1Description

With intuitive operation and a portable design, the Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher is ideal for live event productions where mobility and quick setups are required. It supports up to six HD-SDI inputs and provides four program outputs. Cut between sources directly or transition between two sources using familiar T-bar control and any of the 13 built-in wipe transitions. Transitions can also be automated with transition times set between 0 and 200 frames.

With six HD-SDI inputs, the VSE-500HD is scalable from small to mid-sized productions. The sixth HD-SDI input can also be used as a title input. Also provided is a preview output, reference/genlock input, four synchronized outputs, and loop outputs for all of the video inputs to facilitate connection to monitors and other devices. Additionally, there is a tally input with indicator lights built-in into the switcher. For added versatility, the switcher can operate using either 110VAC or 12VDC power.

6-Channel HD-SDI Inputs
Five HD-SDI inputs and one title input available. The title input can be used as a sixth HD-SDI input when the title input not required. All inputs have loop through outputs to facilitates for passing the signals on to additional devices.
Built-In Frame Synchronizer
A frame synchronizer is embedded on all inputs. This allows for asynchronous signals to be switched without glitches. It can also be turned off for external sync via the reference/genlock input.
13 Wipe Patterns
Thirteen wipe patters are available, including round wipe, square wipe, and heart wipe. Borders can be turned on/off and the width is adjustable. Background color is selectable, with video also available.
Auto Take
This mode automatically executes a selected effect such as overlap and cut wipe with pre-set transition duration time. Times can be anywhere between 0 and 200 frames. With an optional AR-53 Auto Take switch or zoom remote control unit, a camera operator can even switch the mode from the camera side.
Title Insertion
Key titles can be inserted with key patterns or characters shot by key camera or a PC.
Additional Features
  • Four program outputs
  • Preview output
  • Genlock/reference input
  • Four synchronized outputs
  • Tally output terminal
  • Tally indicators
  • Cable loss compensation circuit
  • Large transition lever
  • Compact metal chassis
  • Lightweight at only 3 pounds
  • AC or 12VDC powered
In the Box
Nipros VSE-500HD Compact Field Switcher
  • AC Power Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Input/Output
    SDI Input 5 x HD-SDI, BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm)
    1 x HD-SDI or Title In (switchable), BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm)
    SDI Output 5 x HD-SDI, BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm), loop through
    1 x Title Out, BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm), loop through
    Program Output 4 x HD-SDI, BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm)
    Preview Output 1 x HD-SDI, BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm)
    Reference Input 1 x BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm), external reference signal input
    Reference Output 4 x BNC (1 Vp-p, 75 ohm), SYNC. generator built-in
    Frame Synchronization Built-in, all inputs on/off selectable
    Remote In/Out 2 x Mini 8-pin (female)
    Tally Output 1 x D-sub 15-pin (female)
    DC Input 1 x XLR 4-pin (male), 12 VDC
    AC Input 1 x C14
    Mix/Wipe
    Cut and Mix Transitions Direct Cit, Mix (Overlap), and Wipe
    Wipe Patterns 13
    Border ON/OFF, Color, Width, and Soft (blur) are selectable
    Transition Time 0 to 200 frames
    General
    Power Requirement DC Operation: 12 VDC (11 to 18 VDC)
    AC Operation: 120 VAC
    Power Consumption 12 W
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°)
    Operating Humidity 10 to 85% (no condensation)
    Storage Humidity 0 to 90%
    Dimensions (WxHxD) Main Body: 8.27 x 2.36 x 6.06" (21.0 x 6.0 x 15.4 cm)
    Weight 3.1 (1.4 kg)

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