For.A For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher

For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher

For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher

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For.A For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher

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Product Highlights

  • HD/SD Mixed Input
  • Optional 3G-SDI Signal Support
  • 16 Inputs / 16 Outputs
  • Expands Up to 48 Inputs / 28 Outputs
  • Up/Down Converter
  • 8 Keyers
  • AUX Bus Dedicated DSK
  • 4/10/16-Way Multi-Viewer
  • Macro Function
  • External Device Control
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  • 1Description

The For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher is a multi-format device that has a wide range of features, including HD/SD mixed input, optional 3G-SDI support, 2.5D and 3D DVE, multi-viewer, up/down converter, external device control, macro function, and video file support. It also comes with a number of interfaces and functions for connecting to external devices, making it useful as the core device in your video production system.

Five Types of Control Panels
For traditional, easy, and direct operation, the HVS-2163OU 2 line model (16-button type), the HVS-2243OU 2 line model (24-button type), or the HVS-2244OU 2 line model (24-button type) control panels can be used. For emphasis on direct access to preset content including a macro bus and event recall, the HVS-3244OU 3 line model (24-button type) or the HVS-3324OU 3 line model (32-button type) control panel can be used.

Note: Control panels sold separately.
Supports HD/SD Mixed Input
With its simple panel operation, this switcher lets you switch between HD and SD signals and various HD formats. By adding an up/down converter card (sold separately), this system can support mixed input from HD and SD devices. With the switcher alone, it is possible to perform mixed processing without concern for the differences between HD and SD signals.
Supports 3 Gb/s Signals
In addition to HD and SD signals, it offers support for 3G-SDI signals up to 1080/59.94p and 1080/50p.
Maximum 48 Inputs and 28 Outputs
HD/SD-SDI 16 inputs and 16 outputs come standard, and can be expanded up to 48 inputs (in units of 16) and 28 outputs (adding 12) by adding an expansion board (sold separately). A side panel and safety marker can be added to the AUX output. This switcher also comes with 2 utility bus channels per M/E. These channels can be used for keyer external mask, wipe border, a background needed for M/E bus P-in-P, side panel, and local still.
Up/Down Converter
The switcher allows the option of adding an up/down converter (sold separately). With a frame synchronizer, asynchronous video can be input as is (up to 4 channels with this option).

Note: For the up/down converter, frame rate converter function is not provided.
Up to 12 Keyers
The switcher comes standard with 4 keyers for each M/E. Eight keyers come standard with this 2 M/E model. Two keyers (sold separately) can be added to each M/E. This lets you expand your unit to up to 12 keyers.
AUX Bus Dedicated DSK
As an additional option, you can add 2 dedicated DSK (sold separately) to an AUX bus, which will enable you to do superimposing on each AUX output.
Combiner Function
This switcher can be added with the independent combiner functions besides the M/E function. For example, the combiner function can be used by installing to the switcher in the stage prior to the M/E process and adding DVE to the input signals in order to provide multiple P-in-P video via a single channel (pre-combiner function). It can also be used by installing to the unit in the stage subsequent to the M/E process and utilizing it for CG composition (L-shaped left side and bottom of the screen).
Maximum 12-Channel Still Stores
Six still stores (Global Still) that can be selected for all buses come standard. The switcher can be expanded up to 8 still stores. Four more dedicated still stores (Local Still) can also be added to each M/E, bringing the number of still stores to a total of 12. A logo animation function is also provided. The motion logo loops a succession of still images.
Multi-Viewer
A 4/10/16-way multi-viewer comes standard. Two multi-viewer modes are available; a multi-viewer channel for the 10- or 16-way mode and 2 multi-viewer channels for quad mode. A multi-viewer function with a channel for 10-way mode or a function with 2 channels for quad mode is present in this unit.
DVE
2.5D DVEs and 3D DVEs can be added simultaneously. Up to 6 channels can be added to the 2.5D DVE, whereas up to 8 channels (in 2-channel units) can be added to the 3D DVE. A total of up to 14 channels of DVEs can be added. All DVEs can process V+K on one channel. The number of channels does not decrease even when the flying key effect is used. This allows DVE effects with high image quality and functionality.
LINE DVE
This unit includes a built-in DVE system (LINE DVE) for 4 channels and external DVE system for the remaining 4 channels. This makes it possible to select advanced 3D DVE video as a single body of material from multiple buses. The use of DVE widens the scope of creative video broadcasting; for example, using 2.5D DVE for Picture in Picture (P-in-P), 3D DVE for P-in-P and transitions, and 3D DVE for video material production are added with digital video effects.
Color Corrector
A fully featured, 2-channel color corrector (sold separately) can be added for inputs. This allows color correction for any 2 input channels. The color corrector option can also be added for each bus. Because the color corrector option for 4 channels per single output card can be added for the AUX bus, this feature is useful for suppressing illegal signal outputs and color adjustment for on-set monitors.
Macro Function
This switcher comes with a macro function to record and playback complex operating procedures with just one button. This lets you easily register a series of operations and then perform complicated operations with one push of a button. For example, you could send a play command to a VTR and then switch to the VTR channel after waiting a set amount of time before footage playback begins.
Sequence Function
It allows you to register changes in parameters as a sequence. By using the GUI software (sold separately), a timeline can be displayed, making it easy to make corrections or changes. Up to 20 sequences can be registered.
Event Memory
This unit comes with an event memory capable of registering all types of parameter settings. Up to 200 events can be registered.
Clip Drive Unit
A motion picture playback unit (sold separately) can be connected. With one unit, it is possible to record and playback up to 1 hour of HD full motion video (30 minutes in the case of V+K), which can be used for all types of animation, including CG wipes and opening CG. When a clip drive (sold separately) is connected, the clip function using the still store video path can be added. In this unit, you need to make the required settings as a wipe function to achieve a CG wipe that connects to auto-transition. For.A offers an external add-on option for this unit, which supports video input signals and file transfer (MXF files) from a PC by Ethernet.
External Device Control
Enables integrated control of various external devices such as routing switcher, VTR, DDR, clip server and multi-viewer. Video names on the switcher control panel can be changed in accordance with crosspoint switches on the router. The switcher tally information can be also sent to other devices such as a multi-viewer through the router with video names.
In the Box
For.A HVS-4000HSA 2M/E Digital Video Switcher
  • AC Cord
  • 2 x Rack Mount Bracket
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Video Formats HD Mode:
    1080/59.94i
    1080/50i
    1080/30PsF
    1080/29.97PsF
    1080/25PsF
    1080/24PsF
    1080/23.98PsF
    720/59.94p
    720/50p
    SD Mode:
    525/60
    625/50

    Optional expansion card is required to support 1080/59.94p and 1080/50p.
    Processing 4:2:2:4, 10-bit, digital component
    Quantization Y: 10-bit, C: 10-bit, KEY: 10-bit
    Video Input Standard: 16
    Maximum: 48
    HD-SDI: 1.5 Gb/s, 75Ω BNC
    SD-SDI: 270 Mb/s, 75Ω BNC
    3G-SDI: 3 Gb/s, 75Ω BNC (by adding a HVS-43GEXP 3 Gb/s card, sold separately)
    I/O Delay 1 H (minimum delay)
    1 frame + 1 H (using DVE)
    Storage Internal storage
    Interfaces RS-422: 6 x 9-pin D-sub (female)
    EDITOR: 1 x 9-pin D-sub (female)
    GPI IN: 1 x 15-pin D-sub (female), (10 inputs)
    GPI/TALLY OUT: 1 x 25-pin D-sub (female), (20 outputs)
    ARCNET: 1 x 75 Ω BNC, loop-through (terminate with 75 Ω terminator, if unused)
    Ethernet: 1000Base-T
    ALARM: 1 x 9-pin D-sub (female)
    Temperature / Humidity 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C), 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C) (with HVS-4CLIP Internal Clip Memory) / 30 to 90% (no condensation)
    Power / Consumption 100 to 240 VAC ±10% 50/60 Hz
    Maximum 830 VA (at 100 VAC)
    Maximum 880 VA (at 200 VAC)
    Consumables Power Unit: Replace every 5 years
    Cooling Fan: Replace every 4 years
    HDD (HVS-4CLIP): Replace every year
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.9 x 7.0 x 20.1" (429.4 x 177.0 x 510.0 mm)
    Weight 66.1 lb (30.0 kg) with full options

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