The Panasonic AG-HMX100E Multi-Format Digital AV Mixer PAL is a multi-format video switcher, an audio mixer, frame synchronizer, and digital effector and supports 1080i/720p HD and SD formats. To ensure broadcast-grade images, it offers 12-bit internal processing speed and full 4:2:2:4 digital component. The AV mixer includes a wipe pattern that lets you switch between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. It features 7 video inputs with PC image support and 6 video outputs. Using the intuitive control panel, you can choose from over 100 wipe patterns and mixes with effects like chroma keying, luminance keying, DSK, and fading with M/E and DSK preview as well as built-in digital effects including mosaic, defocus, monocolor, still, strobe, multi-strobe, etc.
Up to 10 audio sources, which include AUX and MIC input, can be mixed using a fader control. It also provides output via PGM, PVW, and AUX terminals and XLR and pin terminal analog outputs. Audio effects include pan, 3-band equalizer, voice changer, and mute effects. Audio levels are displayed as a multi-view overlay on the LCD screen. Using the Multi-Viewer function, you can display video sources, audio levels, and a waveform monitor in multiple windows on a single display.
A large LCD panel with a 5-column, 3-row matrix menu automatically displays setting items depending on the operating status. A rotary switch is also included for choosing from settings with several selections.
Supporting switched transmission of 3D camera images, the AG-HMX100 Digital AV Mixer operates as a 3D video switcher with dual SDI signal inputs from 3D cameras with only the switcher function operational while in 3D mode. Simul and Side-by-Side 3D output methods are supported by the mixer, and up to four 3D cameras can be switched when 2 AG-HMX100 Digital AV Mixers are connected.
For audio-visual applications, the Digital AV Mixer can be connected to Panasonic projectors via DVI-D, HD-SDI and RS-232C connections to control the projector's power and shutter settings. Additional features that offer ease of operation include pattern presets, event memory, key learn, joystick controller, and a numerical keypad. Offering a flexible user interface, the AG-HMX100 Digital AV Mixer is ideal for use in schools, hotels, government facilities, corporations, public access channels, event producers, and in mobile or portable applications.