Blackmagic Universal Videohub 72

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The Blackmagic Design Universal Videohub 72 Mainframe is a customizable rack frame that lets you build your own 72 × 72 SDI size router. Only 5RU high and 6" deep, the Videohub 72 is designed to accept a mix of SDI interface, crosspoint, and power supply cards, as your application sees fit. Add up to 18 BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI interfaces along with a single 72 × 72 crosspoint and power card. Other features include a removable fan tray, full auto standard detection, re-clocking, 3Gb/s SDI support, 72 × 72 deck control, and ethernet/serial control.

Universal Videohub lets you add SDI interface cards and crosspoints for a fully redundant design that keeps working 24/7.

With no electronic components on the router motherboard, every single part can be replaced simply by hot-plugging cards.

Cross-points are monitored constantly, and instantly change when a fault is detected!

Router control software included free for Windows and Mac OS X.

Firmware upgrade provided via included firmware updater application. 

Redundant power supply options are available, as well as a GPI alarm for connecting external alarms.

Router connections preserved and restored instantly at power on independently of host computer.

When you're ready to upgrade, all SDI interface cards, crosspoint and power supply cards can be installed into the larger Universal Videohub 288 chassis.

Universal Videohub 72 is a fully scalable 3G/HD/SD and deck control routing switcher. Add either regular copper SDI or optical fiber SDI interface cards as you need, up to a 72 × 72 SDI size router. The Universal Videohub 72 rack frame is only 5 RU and 6 inches deep and can support a single 72 × 72 crosspoint card and a single power supply card.

You get full auto standard detection, re-clocking, 3 Gb/s SDI support, 72 × 72 deck control, ethernet/serial control and more. Universal Videohub 72 is a fantastic medium sized router that lets you grow. When you're ready to upgrade, all SDI interface cards, crosspoint and power supply cards can be installed into the larger Universal Videohub 288 chassis!

Build your own Videohub: A regular full Videohub should includes:

Universal Videohub 72 Mainframe 

Rack frame lets you add up to 18 BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI interfaces plus a single 72 × 72 crosspoint and power card. Includes removable fan tray and fans.

Universal Videohub 72 Crosspoint 

Supports up to 72 × 72 SDI and control, ethernet and serial router control, genlock and alarm indictors. Compatible with Universal Videohub 72 and 288 frames.

Universal Videohub SDI Interface 

Includes 4 SDI inputs and 4 SDI outputs, plus 4 deck control. Includes full re-clocking and auto switching SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI.

Universal Videohub Optical Interface 

Includes 4 inputs and 4 outputs plus 4 deck control, re-clocking and SD, HD and 3 Gb/s. 1310 nm laser drivers and receivers up to 25 km at 3 Gb/s.

Universal Videohub 300W Power Card 

Lets you add up to 3 external 12 volt power supply »bricks« (sold seperately) as you need. 3 power supplies gives you enough power for 288 × 288 BNC SDI!

Universal Videohub Remote Cable 

If you need remote control then use this cable to add four independent remote control ports to either the BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI Interfaces.

Connections:

SDI Video Input: Up to 72 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.

SDI Video Output: Up to 72 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI with SDI re-clocking. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.

Thunderbolt Port: Up to 72 x Thunderbolt ports for SD, HD and 2K uncompressed or compressed video capture and playback with attached computers.

Reference Input: 1 x Blackburst and TriSync for all SD, HD and 2K SDI and optical connections.

Up to 72 x Blackburst and TriSync paired with Thunderbolt ports on Universal Videohub Editing Interface cards.

Multi Rate Support: Auto detection of SD, HD or 3 Gb/s SDI. Simultaneous routing of 2K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.

Updates: USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.

Device Control: Up to 72 bidirectional Sony compatible RS-422 deck control ports via breakout cable.

Router Control: Use either RJ45 Ethernet or Smart Control shared over IP network.

Router Configuration: Use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 (IP setting only) high speed interface shared over IP network.

RS-422 Router Control: 1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching. 

Reclocking: On all SDI outputs.

Standards

SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC.

HD Format Support: 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60.

2K Format Support: 2048 x 1556/23.98/24/25.

SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and 2K. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD and 2K SDI.

SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.

SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit.

SDI Color Space: YUV or RGB.

SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s 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.

Extras

Internal Software Upgrade: Via included firmware updater application.

Software Control: Router control included free for Windows and Mac OS X.

Physical Installation: 5 rack unit size. Less than 6 inches deep.

Power Fail Protection: Router connections preserved and restored instantly at power on independently of host computer.

Power Supply: Redundant power supply options are available. GPI connector for connecting external alarms.

 

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