Kramer VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler

Kramer VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler

Kramer VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler

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Product Highlights

  • Converts VGA Input & RCA Audio to HDMI
  • Upscales Up to 1080p
  • Upscales Up to 1080p and 1920 x 1200
  • Downscales to 480p and 640 x 480
  • Selectable Output Colorspace, Etc.
  • ProcAmp Adjustable Contrast, Etc.
  • Non-HDCP Encrypted HDMI Output
  • 1U Rack-Mountable Using Optional Adapter
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Kramer VP-425 overview

  • 1Description

The Kramer VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler converts a VGA signal and independent RCA stereo audio to HDMI and allows you to upscale or downscale the output resolution. The HDMI output is non-HDCP encrypted.

Using front panel buttons and an On-Screen Display (OSD), you can scale the input between 480p and 1080p, and between 640 x 480 and 1920 x 1200. You can also select the output aspect ratio, overscan rate, noise reduction rate, refresh rate, and colorspace. A built-in processing amplifier (ProcAmp) allows you to adjust color, sharpness, brightness, contrast, and other settings.

Mounting brackets and rubber feet are included for different mounting options, and you can also rack-mount two units side by side in a 1U rack using an optional RK-T2B rack adapter.

Key Features
- Converts VGA input and RCA audio to HDMI
- Upscales output resolution to up to 1080p and 1920 x 1200
- Downscales to 480p and 640 x 480
- Selectable aspect ratio, overscan rate, noise reduction rate, refresh rate, and colorspace
- ProcAmp adjustable color, sharpness, brightness, contrast, and other settings
- Two units are 1U rack-mountable using an optional RK−T2B rack adapter
Selectable Output Settings
- ASPECT RATIO: Full, 16:9, 4:3, Best Fit
- OVER SCANNING: Off, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%
- NOISE REDUCTION: Off, Min, Typ, Max
- OUTPUT RESOLUTION: Up to 1080p and 1920 x 1200
- OUTPUT REFRESH RATE: 50Hz, 60Hz, Follow
- HD OUTPUT COLORSPACE: RGB, YPbPr
- OSD SETTINGS: H, V, Transparency, Timeout, Display
In the Box
Kramer VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler
  • Power Adapter
  • Mounting Brackets
  • Set of 4 Rubber Feet
  • 7-Year Limited Warranty
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    Kramer VP-425 specs

    Inputs 1x VGA 15-pin HD connector, RGBHV / YPbPr (selectable)
    1x unbalanced stereo audio on RCA connectors
    Output 1x HDMI
    USB Port 1x USB for firmware upgrades
    Input Resolutions PC:
    VGA, SVGA, XGA, 1280 x 800, UXGA, SXGA, WXGA, SXGA+, WXGA+, WSXGA, WUXGA

    HDTV:
    480p, 576p, 720p @ 50/60 Hz, 1080p @ 50/60 Hz, 1080i @ 50/60 Hz
    Output Resolutions 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

    640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1280 x 800, 1280 x 1024, 1360 x 768, 1400 x 1050, 1440 x 900, 1600 x 1200, 1680 x 1050, 1920 x 1200, and native
    Processing Delay Approx. 30 ms
    Output Refresh Rate 60 Hz, 50 Hz, follow input
    Power Consumption 5 VDC, 400 mA
    Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
    Storage Temperature -49 to 162°F (-45 to 72°C)
    Humidity 10 to 90%, RHL non-condensing
    Dimensions 7.4 x 4.5 x 1" (18.8 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm)
    Weight Approx. 1.45 lb (0.66 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.7 x 8.5 x 2.0"

    Kramer VP-425 reviews

    VP-425 PC / Component to HDMI Scaler is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Adequate but I would choose differently I am using this product to take a component output from my video camera and convert it to HDMI for input to a Black Magic Hyperdeck Shuttle 2. One of my cameras has SDI out and that works directly with the shuttle. The other two have only component or composite output so need a converter. I prefer the Black Magic mini converter because of the balanced audio. I purchased the Kramer to save some money but another time I would stick with Black Magic. That said the Kramer does the job well and I cannot find fault with the unit. Except that I must reset it everytime so that the Hyperdeck will see the input. It is just a matter of preference on my part.
    Date published: 2014-05-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Requires a component break out cable This scaler works fine if you use a component break out cable. If the source outputs component video from an HD15 connector, it will not work using an HD-15 to HD-15 cable. It worked when I attached two component break out cables together using RCA type couplers. this allowed for HD-15 plugs on both ends with the breakout in between. This is something to remember when the source outputs component video from an HD-15 connector.
    Date published: 2018-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great machine for most all application I purchased this to feed the Black Magic Recorder - it doesn't do that but for other applications it would be great. Called Kramer, they don't seem to love Black Magic.
    Date published: 2014-11-03
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