FOR-A adds 1.5 M/E HVS-350HS and 1M/E HVS-300RPS with redundant Power Supply to Hanabi Switcher Series
Ideal for mobile production units
“Since its introduction, the HVS-300HS has seen incredible success in several markets such as houses of worship, education, and corporate video production,” said Hiro Tanoue, president, FOR-A Corporation of America. “Our customers have been impressed with its compact footprint and big, cost-effective performance. Our latest addition to the product line, the HVS-350HS, adds 1.5 M/E functionality, more inputs, and more standard features – without dramatically increasing the size of the switcher or control panel. It is the perfect addition to the HVS-300 Series of Hanabi switchers.”
The HVS-350 HS can be expanded to 24 inputs and 12 outputs
The HVS-350HS provides eight inputs and outputs standard, which can be expanded to 24 inputs and 12 outputs. HD/SD-SDI I/O is standard, though a variety of other formats can be installed to support analog video and PC sources. Its 10-bit processor supports 1080i, 720p, NTSC, and PAL formats. Built-in frame synchronizers on each input and a resizing engine on four inputs allows asynchronous signals – including HD, SD, analog, and PC signals – to be switched in the same program.
Other standard features include two keyer and four DSK channels, four still stores, and a dual channel 16-split multi-viewer. The HVS-350HS also provides more than 100 2D and 3D transitions and effects, along with two channels of dedicated picture-in-picture, event memory and sequence functionality, and an on-screen display for easy setting changes.
The HVS-300RPS is a redundant power supply version
A new 1.5 M/E traditional control panel, optimized for the HVS-350HS, features 20 bus buttons, dedicated fade levers for M/E and P/P buses, three-axis joystick, and a USB interface for saving and reading still store content or switcher parameters. The control panel is connected to the 3 RU main unit by a single BNC cable. There are four additional ways to operate the HVS-350HS, including a new 1.5 M/E rack-sized operation unit and PC-based control software. The control panel and compact remote panel developed for the HVS-300HS can also be used but are limited on some functions.
In response to customer requests, the HVS-300RPS is a redundant power supply version of the HVS-300HS. It has a slightly larger main unit than the original HVS-300HS, but can still be controlled with the same control panels.
The HVS-350HS will be available in July 2010. The HVS-300RPS will be available in the end of February 2010.