Link Electronics 8 x 4 HD/SDI Video Routing Switcher with Stereo Audio

Link Electronics
Link Electronics 8 x 4 HD/SDI Video Routing Switcher with Stereo Audio
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Link Electronics XL804HD Overview

The 8 x 4 HD/SDI Video Routing Switcher with Stereo Audio from Link Electronics is designed to handle high-resolution HD/SDI video. It manages analog video and stereo audio inputs, accepting 8 inputs and providing 4 outputs. The switcher features a modular design that offers flexibility to the users by adding other modules later to the unit, allowing for expansion and upgrade functionality.

Controls can be managed via the push buttons of the front panel interface, or with remote control panels connected via Ethernet or RS-232 connectivity through a standard D-sub connector. Panels can be configured to control a single output bus or the entire matrix. The control panel supplied with this switcher is shipped installed in front of the main electronics chassis, but can be removed in the field and installed in a separately available remote-mounting kit. The router also includes a local control panel for audio breakaway.

The unit's power supply is accessible from the front of the unit and can be easily removed or installed as needed. A redundant power supply is also separately available. It is designed for placement in any standard 19" rack.

Plug-in modules for video and audio
No active components on the frame
Two power supply slots are accessible from the front panel; one power supply is standard
Redundant power supply is also separately available
Detachable front panel control with Ethernet 10BASE2 coax connection
RS-232 control standard
Video switcher in 1 RU

Link Electronics XL804HD Specs

SDI Inputs8 x BNC
Data Rate: 270 Mb/s, 360 Mb/s, 540 Mb/s, 1.4835 Gb/s
Data Type: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 344M, DVB-ASI
Input Cable Equalization: Automatic up to 300 m @ 270 Mb/s, 100 m @ 1.485 Gb/s
Video Level: 800 mV +/- 10%
Impedance: 75 Ohms looping
Coupling: DC
Return Loss: >15 dB @ 1.485 Gb/s
SDI Outputs4 x BNC
Level: Unity Gain, ±0.1 dB
Character Video: 90 IRE units
Return Loss: >15 dB @ 1.485 Gb/s
Impedance: 75 Ohms ±1%
Vertical Interval Switching: Line 6, NTSC
Frequency Response: ±0.1 dB to 5 MHz / -3.0 dB to 50 MHz
Differential Gain: 0.10%, 10% to 90% APL
Differential Phase: 0.10%, 10% to 90% APL
Crosstalk: 62 dB
Propagation Delay: 5 ns, typical
Hum and Noise: >60 dB to 5 Hz
DC Offset: <25 mV
Line Rate Tilt: <0.1%
Field Rate Tilt: <0.1%
SNR: -73 dB
Output Jitter: <25 ps
Analog Audio InputConnector Type: Weco, 3-pin disconnect
Impedance: 20k Ohms
Level: +26 dBu, maximum
CMRR: 60 dB @ 1 kHz
Analog Audio OutputSignal Type: Balanced
Connector Type: Weco, 3-pin disconnect
Impedance: >30 Ohms
Level: 26 dBu, maximum
Frequency Response: ±0.1 dB to 20 kHz, ref 1 kHz
Crosstalk: 90 dB @ 10 kHz
DC Offset: < 50 mV
SNR: <100 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
IM/THD: <0.02%
Ambient Temperature32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Humidity10 to 90%, non-condensing
Power9.5 VAR
AC Voltage120/240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.8 x 19.0 x 9.3" (4.5 x 48.0 x 23.5 cm)
Weight9 lb (4 kg)
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