Kramer VP-445 12-Input Presentation Scaler / Switcher

Kramer VP-445 12-Input Presentation Scaler / Switcher

Kramer VP-445 12-Input Presentation Scaler / Switcher

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Kramer VP-445 12-Input Presentation Scaler / Switcher

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Kramer VP-445 overview

  • 1Description

The Kramer VP-445 is a high-performance presentation scaler/switcher for HDMI, computer graphics, and composite video signals. The unit scales the video and gives you an option to embed HDMI or analog audio. Then it sends the signal to two HDMI outputs and S/PDIF and balanced stereo audio outputs simultaneously.

Supports maximum resolutions up to UXGA / 1080p
PixPerfect Scaling technology for precision pixel mapping and high-quality scaling
Supports 3:2 and 2:2 pulldown deinterlacing and full up and downscaling of all video input signals
Six HDMI, four 15-pin HD for computer graphics, and two RCA composite video
12 unbalanced stereo inputs on terminal blocks, as well as embedded audio for the HDMI inputs, each with individual level controls
Two microphone inputs for mixing, switching, or talk-over
Two HDMI scaled outputs (mirrored)
One S/PDIF, RCA connector, one balanced stereo audio on terminal block and embedded audio on the HDMI outputs
Companion AFV (Audio-Follow-Video) stereo audio for every video input
Powerful audio features via DSP technology including audio equalization, mixing, delay, and more
Multiple aspect ratio selections (full, best fit, over scan, under scan, letter box, and pan scan)
Built-in ProcAmp for color, hue, sharpness, noise, contrast, and brightness control
Supports 4:4:4 (RGB and YUV) as well as 4:2:2 (YUV) color sampling in native mode
Thanks to the constant output sync there is no disruption on the output while switching between inputs and when no video is detected
Audio mute and freeze frame controls available on front panel
Front panel lockout
HDTV compatibility
Non-volatile memory saves final settings
Offers various control options including front panel buttons, RS-232, IR remote, OSD, Ethernet Web pages, Ethernet using UDP
100 to 240 VAC universal power supply
In the Box
Kramer VP-445 12-Input Presentation Scaler / Switcher
  • Power Cord
  • Rack Ears
  • IR Remote Control
  • Limited 7-Year Warranty
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    Kramer VP-445 specs

    Inputs 6 x HDMI (HDCP version 1.4)
    4 x 15-pin HD VGA
    2 x RCA Composite Video
    12 x Unbalanced stereo audio on terminal blocks
    2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) for Mic (with selectable 48 V phantom power)
    Outputs 2 x HDMI (HDCP version 1.4)
    1 x S/PDIF, RCA
    1 x Balanced stereo audio on a 5-pin terminal block connector
    Bandwidth Up to 1080p, UXGA
    Switching Time 2 to 3 seconds between inputs
    Video Latency Less than 2 frames
    Output Native Resolutions At 60 Hz
    640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 800, 1280 x 1024, 1440 x 900, 1400 x 1050, 1680 x 1050, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1200, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

    At 50 Hz
    576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
    Controls HDMI 1 to HDMI 6, PC 1 to PC 4 and CV 1 to CV 2 input selector buttons
    Freeze, mute buttons
    Menu and navigation buttons, reset to XGA/1080p and lock buttons, RS232, IR, Ethernet (OSD and Web pages)
    Power Supply 100 to 240 VAC
    Power Consumption 30 W maximum
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature 40 to 158°F (40 to 70°C)
    Relative Humidity 10 to 90%, non-condensing
    Dimensions 19 x 7.2 x 1.7" (43.6 x 18.3 x 4.36 cm)
    Weight 4 lb (1.8 kg) approximately
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.6 x 11.0 x 4.2"

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