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Matrix Switch MSC-HD161AAS 16 Input 1 Output 3G-SDI Video Router With Status Panel and Analog Audio
  • Matrix Switch MSC-HD161AAS 16 Input 1 Output 3G-SDI Video Router With Status Panel and Analog Audio
  • Matrix Switch MSC-HD161AAS 16 Input 1 Output 3G-SDI Video Router With Status Panel and Analog Audio
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Matrix Switch MSC-HD161AAS 16 Input 1 Output 3G-SDI Video Router With Status Panel and Analog Audio

Item #: MSC-HD161AAS   •   MFG #: MSC-HD161AAS


List Price:$2,345.00
Our Price:$2,063.60

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The MSC-HD161AAS SDI routing switcher has 16 inputs and 1 output. All Matrix Switch Corporation SDI routers provide reclocking for standard 3G/HD/SD rates with automatic bypass for non-standard rates between 20 Mbit/s and 3 Gbit/s and pass all SDI embedded audio/ancillary data. Switch on vertical sync is provided with the sync reference input with a pass-through connector and provides support for Tri-level sync and NTSC/PAL black burst signals.

With 4 BNCs per SDI output on this router, the need for additional distribution amplifiers is often eliminated.

Integrated balanced analog stereo audio provides a second matrix level of audio (in addition to SDI embedded audio) with support for analog audio break-away from SDI. D25 connectors are used with the common Tascam pin out, which provides compatibility with several third party breakout cables.

Matrix Switch Corporation routers provide several options for control and system integration. The built-in webpage interface offers a convenient method for control and configuration using a PC or mobile device. In addition to Matrix Switch Corporation's powerful yet easy to use MASCOT protocol, there is also support for some common 3rd party protocols. Additional control interfaces on this router include: RS-232, and TCP/IP over the Ethernet interface. Matrix Switch Corporation Remote Panels can also be used with this router for remote control up to a virtually unlimited distance over TCP/IP.

  • Features

    • 4 BNCs per output often eliminates the need for additional distribution amplifiers
    • Re-clocks standard SDI rates 3G (2.97 Gbit/s), HD (1.484 Gbit/s), and SD (270 Mbit/s)
    • Auto bypass of non-standard SDI rates from 20MBPS to 3GBPS
    • Passes SDI embedded audio and ancillary data
    • Different SDI rates can be used on different inputs without restriction
    • Additional balanced analog stereo audio level in the same 1RU enclosure with audio break away from SDI support
    • Uses reliable D25 connectors which are Tascam pinout compatible
    • Inputs can be switched to multiple outputs without restriction
    • Vertical interval switching using vertical sync input (Tri-level sync or NTSC/PAL black burst)
    • Store and recall up to 10 preset salvos
    • Includes panel with status lights
    • Supports Matrix Switch Corporation Remote Panels
    • Ethernet port for control via built in web page interface or TCP/IP ports
    • Interactive web page interface
    • Serial control via RS-232 port
    • Support for some common 3rd party protocols for added integration flexibility
    • System software updates over Ethernet port
    • Compact enclosure design with a depth of only 5 inches
    • Less than 5 pounds
    • External DC power supply
    • Redundant power supply option (additional charge applies)
    • Complies with all relevant FCC, U/L, CE, and RoHS requirements
  • Specifications

    • General
    • Inputs: 16
    • Outputs: 1
    • Enclosure Type: 1RU
    • Size: 19" x 1.75" x 5"
    • Weight: 5.0 lbs
    • USA List Price: $2,345
    • Power: 5 VDC 4A Adapter
    • Power Connector: 5.5mm OD 2.5mm ID coaxial
    • Panel Type: Status
    • Ethernet: 10 Base-T

    • SDI Inputs
    • Connector Type: BNC
    • Data Rates: 19 Mbit/s through 3.0 Gbit/s
    • Input Return Loss: > 15dB @ HD, > 12dB @ 3G
    • Input Impedance: 75 Ohms +/- 1%
    • Input Level: 800 mV P-P +/- 20%
    • Cable Equalization: 400m @ SD, 140m @ HD, 120m @ 3G (1694A coax)

    • SDI Outputs
    • Connector Type: BNC
    • Data Rates: 19 Mbit/s through 3.0 Gbit/s
    • Re-clocking Data Rates: 2.97 Gbit/s, 1.485 Gbit/s, 270 Mbit/s
    • Output Return Loss: > 15dB @ HD, > 12dB @ 3G
    • Output Impedance: 75 Ohms +/- 1%
    • Output Level: 800 mV P-P +/- 5%
    • Output Jitter: < 0.2 UI

    • SDI Standards
    • SD Formats: 625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC
    • HD Formats: 720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 3G Formats: 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
    • 2K Formats: 2048 x 1556/23.98/24/25
    • Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
    • Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
    • Audio Sampling: 24 bit @ 48 KHz
    • Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit
    • Color Space: YUV or RGB
    • Metadata Support: Ancillary data as defined by SMPTE 352M

    • Reference Sync
    • Connector Type: Analog BNC with pass-through
    • Format: Tri-Level Sync and NTSC/PAL Black Burst

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