Blackmagic Design VHUBSMART6G4040 Smart Videohub 40x40 6G-SDI Video Router/Switcher


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VHUBSMART6G4040 - Overview

The world's first SD, HD and Ultra HD mixed format routers!

The Blackmagic Smart Videohub 40x40 is a 6G-SDI Video Router/Switcher. Introducing the exciting Smart Videohub, the world's first Ultra HD mixed format routers with built in video monitoring and spin knob router control. Smart Videohub includes the latest 6G-SDI or 12G-SDI technology depending on the model, so you can simultaneously connect and route any combination of SD, HD and Ultra HD video, all the way up to high frame rate 2160p60, all on the same router at the same time! You also get revolutionary new visual routing that lets you see your router connections as video on the built in LCD as you scroll the knob to select your routing. Now you can route your video simply by looking at the video!

Smart Videohub is perfect for broadcast, post or live production! Smart Videohub's super compact size means it's perfect for use in large broadcast systems or portable mini racks for live production where cameras, switchers, recording and monitors are all simply connected to Smart Videohub. Now you can avoid messy rewiring because you can connect everything to the router and then quickly change connections from job to job without reconnecting a single cable!

  • Features:

    • Features 40 multi rate 6G-SDI inputs and 40 multi rate 6G-SDI outputs that support auto switching of SD, HD and Ultra HD formats.
    • Built in control panel with dedicated source buttons allows direct entry with spin knob control.
    • Built in LCD monitor allows large labels or for display of live video for visual routing.
    • Built in crosspoint buttons on front panel allows direct selection of crosspoint.
    • Take and clear buttons allow conformation of selected crosspoint before going live.
    • Includes Ethernet port for external router control plus RS422 port for controlling router via serial link.
    • Built in menus available from the front panel LCD for selecting Ethernet IP settings for remote control.
    • Supports Blackmagic Design router control software for Mac OS X and Windows.
    • Supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Master Control hardware router control panels.
    • Dual built in power supply's for redundant power operates from 110V to 240V.
    • Compact 2 rack unit design, ideal for large systems as well as OB van use.
  • Specifications:

    • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs:40 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI.
    • SDI Video Outputs:40 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI.
    • SDI Rates:DVB-ASI, 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G.
    • Video Input Re-Sync:None
    • SDI Reclocking:On all SDI outputs, auto switching between standard definition, high definition or 6G-SDI video.
    • Reference Input:Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
    • Reference Output:Reference terminating loop output.
    • Control Panel Connection:Ethernet.
    • Serial Control Connection:DB-9 RS-422.
    • Multi Rate Support:Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI. Simultaneous routing of 4K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.
    • Updates:USB.
    • Router Control:40 buttons for local control of Videohub. 6 buttons and scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet.
    • Router Configuration:Via front panel LCD or RJ45 Ethernet. USB for firmware updates and IP address setting only.
    • RS-422 Router Control:1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching.

    • SD Video Standards:525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
    • HD Video Standards: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 2K Video Standards:2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF
    • Ultra HD Video Standards:2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
    • 4K Video Standards:4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p, 4K DCI 29.97p, 4K DCI 30p
    • SDI Compliance:SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-1, SMPTE 2082-10, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
    • SDI Video Sampling:4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
    • SDI Audio Sampling:Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit.
    • SDI Color Precision:10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
    • SDI Color Space:YUV or RGB.
    • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 6G-SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard.
    • SDI Metadata Support: Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M.

    • Built in Control Panel: 40 buttons for local control of Videohub with 6 buttons and scroll wheel for menu control. 2.2 inch color display.
    • External Control Panel: Includes Blackmagic Videohub software control panel for Mac and Windows. Supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Blackmagic Master Control hardware panels. Includes Blackmagic Videohub SDK and Ethernet Videohub Control Protocol.

    • Software Control: Router control included free for Windows ™ and Mac ™.
    • Internal Software Upgrade: Via included updater application.

      Operating Systems
    • Mac 10.14 Mojave, Mac 10.15 Catalina or later. Windows 8.1 and 10.

    • Displays: Built in 5-inch LCD for video and menu settings.

      Power Requirements
    • Power Supply: 2 x Internal 100 - 240V AC. IEC power cables required.
    • Power Fail Protection: Crosspoint connections preserved and restored instantly at power on.
    • Power Consumption: 58 Watts

      Environmental Specifications
    • Operating temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
    • Storage temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Item Includes:

    • Smart Videohub 40x40
    • SD card with software and manual
  • Warranty:

    • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty, and 12 Month Warranty on the front panel.
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