The Switch 4 Portable Live Production Switcher and Control Surface Kit from B&H is a suitcase-style, all-in-one live streaming system supporting up to DCI 4K resolution. It features a built-in 17.3" screen but can be expanded via DVI, HDMI, or DisplayPort outputs for multiviewer applications. Switch 4 provides four HD-SDI live inputs and four matching outputs as well as a 4K HDMI output. It can be used for live production, mobile editing, and as a DIT station. Other features include 500GB of internal storage and pre-installed vMix software. The compact tactile control surface features a T-bar and 12 backlit program, preview, and overlay buttons that work with the vMix interface. It has four downstream delegation buttons for quickly activating overlays, and it offers assignable function buttons that can be set to vMix shortcuts for customized control.
A switcher in a suitcase—the extremely portable Production Bot Switch 4 can be used as a live production studio, mobile editing station, or a DIT station. This powerful system comes preinstalled with vMix live streaming software. Cut cameras, run replays, integrate custom graphics, and record program and camera isos, all in one unit.
This switcher can be used in any broadcast environment, including 4K, supports varied frame rates as well as external audio over combo XLR-1/4" or 3.5mm. Stream output live to many popular streaming platforms such as Facebook, Periscope, and Twitch. While the Production Bot is ideal for a small footprint, the screen real estate can be expanded and populated with vMix's Multiview options. The Kit includes the Production Bot Switch 4 with 17.3" built-in screen, keyboard, mouse, and a rolling bag with telescoping handle—perfect for carry-on luggage.
The Control Surface for Switch Systems from PRODUCTION BOT adds tactile controls and a traditional production switching interface to a Production Bot Switch 4, Switch 8, or any system running vMix software. The control surface has 12 backlit program, preview, and overlay buttons that work with the vMix interface. It also offers four downstream delegation buttons to quickly activate overlays, as well as a T-bar for smooth manual transitions between sources. For customized control, there are user-assignable function buttons that can be set to vMix shortcuts, including complex macro-styled trigger events. Included is a USB cable for control communication and charging.