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Panasonic AV-HS450 16+ Input HD Switcher 04/10/2012
Our inventory of HD production switchers continues to grow with the addition of this powerful production switcher with Dual-screen MultiViewer display.

Zasco Productions is proud to announce the expansion of our video department with this full-featured, high definition, broadcast quality switcher, ideal for live event, television, and corporate event productions of all sizes.

Now available for rental or production services at Zasco Productions.

Overview

The AV-HS450N HD/SD video switcher offers a greater value than any other in its class. The two-rack-sized HS450N switcher comes standard with 16 HD/SD-SDI inputs (expandable to 20 with optional I/O boards), four HD/SD-SDI outputs and two DVI-D outputs. The switcher incorporates full 10-bit HD processing for maximum picture quality, and accepts optional boards for additional up-conversion, down-conversion and scaling of many video formats. This high-performance switcher is a flexible, economical solution for mid-size studios, mobile vehicles and mobile production systems.

The HS450N's built-in dual-display Multi-Viewer lets you display up to 20 different images on two monitors (up to 16 on one screen), eliminating the need for a rack full of expensive monitors. Additional standard features include four independent AUX busses, up-conversion on 4 inputs and full color correction on 8 others, dual Picture-In-Picture display, two downstream keyers, a very high-quality chroma key, dual 3D DVE's, shot and PiP memories, and much more.

Key Features (Standard Equipment)

  • Built-in dual-display Multi-Viewer lets you display up to 20 different images on two monitors (up to 16 on one screen)
  • MultiViewer windows can be assigned to any outputs and offer with easy control of labels and borders, Preview (green) and Program (red) Tally Indicators
  • Four independent AUX busses, with mix transitions to AUX 1, also offers a clean feed with layer selection for IMAG, Webcasts and other applications
  • 16 HD/SD-SDI Inputs standard. HD/SD (format depends on switcher system setting)
  • 4 HD/SD-SDI outputs standard. (format depends on switcher system settings)
  • 2 DVI-D outputs standard (scalable to 1920x1200) for display of MultiViewers (or other outputs) with large flat panel monitors or projectors.
  • Switchable frame-synchronizers on all inputs ensure reliable, glitch-free switching, even with asynchronous sources
  • Color correction adjustments (with 6-axis matrix) standard on eight inputs, for precise image matching of different sources
  • Switchable up-conversion standard on four inputs - for easy integration of legacy sources
  • Wide range of high-quality 3D digital effects (2 channels) for creative versatility
  • One upstream and two downstream keyers, super-clean chroma keyer employing Primatte® algorithms
  • 10 shot memories and 10 PinP memories with timed transitions, for streamlined operation
  • Six User programmable function buttons - for customized workflow
  • The switcher supports HD (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/24Psf,* 1080/23.98Psf,* 720/59.94p and 720/50p) and SD (480/59.94i and 576/50i) formats
  • SD card slot for graphics import/export and saving of all system settings
  • Ethernet port for PC graphics transfer with auto sizing software and alpha channel support
  • 4 Frame Memories for rapid access to stills and graphics
  • Direct Control of one Panasonic pan/tilt/zoom camera via RS-422 remote port, with storage and recall of up to 10 presets per camera.
  • Expanded control of up to five Panasonic pan/tilt/zoom camera (with source/control switching) when used with AW-series controller, storage and recall of 10 presets per camera.
  • Two I/O option slots for expansion to 20 inputs or 10 outputs using AV-HS04M series cards.
  • Dual RS-422 ports for editor, pan-tilt, expansion panel control and machine communication
  • Tally/GPI with Preview and Program Tally
  • Genlock with Blackburst or TRI input, plus switchable frame syncs for easy systemization
  • Dual redundant power supplies. (2) A.C. for mainframe, (2) 12V DC for control panel (AC adapters also included.)
  • Compact, two-rack size mainframe, perfect for mobile or studio use
  • Control Panel: weight - 8.6 pounds; dimensions: approx. 22" W x 3-1/2" H x 11-13/16" D
  • Mainframe: weight - approx. 21.6 pounds; dimensions: 19" W x 3-1/2" H x 18-1/2" D

Options - Expandability

  • Two standard equipment, multi-purpose slots support all HS-O4M(x) series I/O option cards
  • New optional full-HD Dual DVI Input Board allows switcher to accept DVI input signals up to 1920x1080 resolution up to 1920x1080
  • VS-R45 optional 1RU remote multi-bus switch panel for streamlined workflow

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