Product Description

The Panasonic AV-HS410 HD / SD Multi-Format Live Switcher is a video production switcher boasting high performance and functionality in a compact form factor. Its intuitive user interface is designed for live production, while its plug-in compatibility makes for simple expansion. Nine standard inputs, including eight SDI and one DVI, and six standard outputs, including five SDI and one DVI, are present on the unit. You can add an additional four inputs and four outputs (not included). The integrated 7.0″ (17.8 cm) multi-mode color LCD monitor shows versatile menus, an image monitor, waveform / vectorscope and more.

High-quality Primatte chroma keying and versatile transitions, including DVE functions, are available to you, as well. An enhanced MultiViewer Display with as many as 16 splits allows for 9 screen variations, a clock, a level meter and 4:3 marker display. The switcher’s Video Memory function allows playback of 2 channels of still images or video, while the Memory Preview function offers previews of shot memory and event memory image effects. The AV-HS410 supports Plug-in API functionality for external control, external camera control, output of status data, and more. You’ll also find a control panel with extra direct button control, a numeric keypad and more, letting you enjoy even greater ease of use.

Product Specifications

Video Inputs
  • Standard SDI: 8 signal lines, BNC x 8 (SDI INPUT 1 to SDI INPUT 8) Up-converter function for SDI INPUT 5 to SDI INPUT 8 connectors Standard DVI-D: 1 signal line, DVI-D x 1 Optional: Up to 4x additional signal lines (IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2) Up to 2 option boards can be installed in the 2 input / output slots13 signal lines maximum
Video Outputs
  • Standard SDI: 5 signal lines, BNC x 6 (SDI OUTPUT 1 to SDI OUTPUT 5 x 1 line each, 2x distributed outputs for SDI OUTPUT 1 only) Standard DVI-D: 1 signal line, DVI-D x 1 Optional: Up to 4x additional lines (OUT A1, OUT A2, OUT B1, OUT B2): PGM, PVW, AUX1 to AUX4, MV (MULTI_VIEW), CLN, KEYOUT and MEM PVW can be assigned to SDI OUTPUT 1 to SDI OUTPUT 5, DVI-D OUT, OUT A1, OUT A2, OUT B1 and OUT B2 CLN can be pre-selected from KEY or DSK using menu Up to 2x option boards can be installed in the 2 input / output slots10 signal lines maximum
Signal Format
  • SD: 480 / 59.94i, 576 / 50i HD: 1080 / 59.94i, 1080 / 50i, 720 / 59.94p, 720 / 50p, 1080 / 24PsF, 1080 / 23.98PsFOption boards not supported: AV-HS04M1, AV-HS04M2, AV-HS04M3, AV-HS04M4, AV-HS04M5, AV-HS04M6, AV-HS04M7
  • EDID version 1.3 compatible
  • HDCP version 1.4 compatible
Signal Processing
  • Y: PB: PR 4: 2: 2, 10 bit (8 bit for video memory), RGB 4:4:4, 8 bit
ME Number
  • 1ME
SDI Input
  • HD-SDI: HD Serial digital (SMPTE 292M) SD-SDI: SD Serial digital (SMPTE 259M) 8 signal lines, standard: IN1 to IN8 12 signal lines, maximum: IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2 (when 2 boards used, with active through) HD: SMPTE 292M (BTA S-004B) standard compliant: 0.8 V [p-p] ±10 % (75 Ω) Automatic equalizer More than 328′ (100 m) ((when 1.5 Gbps / 5C-FB cable is used) SD: SMPTE 259M standard compliant: 0.8 V [p-p] ±10 % (75 Ω) Automatic equalizer 656′ (200 m) (when 5C-2V cable is used)
SDI Output
  • HD-SDI: HD Serial digital (SMPTE 292M) SD-SDI: SD Serial digital (SMPTE 259M) 5 signal lines, standard: OUT1 x 2; OUT2 to OUT5 x 1 each 9 signal lines, maximum: OUT A1, OUT A2, OUT B1, OUT B2 (when 2x AV-HS04M7 boards are used) HD: SMPTE 292M (BTA S-004B) standard compliant: Output level 0.8 V [p-p] ± 10 % Rise time HD: Less than 270 ps Fall time HD: Less than 270 ps Difference between rise time and fall time: HD – less than 100 ps Alignment jitter HD: Less than 0.2 UI (130 ps) Timing jitter HD: Less than 1.0 UI Eye aperture ratio More than 90 % DC offset 0 ±0.5 V SD: SMPTE 259M standard compliant: Output level 0.8 V [p-p] ±10 % Rise time Less than 1.5 ns Fall time Less than 1.5 ns Difference between rise time and fall time: Less than 0.5 ns Jitter: Less than 0.2 UI
Analog Composite Input
  • Option board: Analog composite signal (NTSC/PAL) (1.0 V [p-p], 75 Ω) 4 signal lines, maximum: IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2 (when 2x AV-HS04M6 boards are used; with loop-through)
Analog Input
  • Option board: SD / HD analog component Y/PB/PR (1.0 V [p-p], 75 Ω) 4 signal lines, maximum: IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2 (when 2x AV-HS04M2 boards are used)
Analog Output
  • Option board: SD / HD analog component Y/PB/PR (1.0 V [p-p], 75 Ω) 4 signal lines, maximum: OUT A1, OUT A2, OUT B1, OUT B2 (when 2x AV-HS04M4 boards are used): 2 signal lines (OUT A1, OUT B1) when 2x AV-HS04M5 boards are used
DVI-I Input
  • Option board: Analog / digital RGB: XGA (1024 x 768), WXGA (1280 x 768), SXGA (1280 x 1024) Vertical frequency: 60 Hz Connector does not support HDCP technologies 4 signal lines, maximum: IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2 (when 2x AV-HS04M3 boards are used)
DVI-I Output
  • Option board: Analog / digital RGB: XGA (1024 x 768), WXGA (1280 x 768), SXGA (1280 x 1024) WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), UXGA (1600 x 1200), WUXGA (1920 x 1200) Vertical frequency: 60 Hz Connector does not support HDCP technologies 2 signal lines, maximum: OUT A2, OUT B2 (When 2x AV-HS04M5 boards are used)Selectable only when digital signals are output
DVI-D Input
  • Digital RGB: XGA (1024 x 768), WXGA (1280 x 768), SXGA (1280 x 1024) WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), UXGA (1600 x 1200), WUXGA (1920 x 1200) Vertical frequency: 60 Hz Video format inputs: Digital RGB: 1080 / 50p, 1080 / 59.94p Vertical frequency: Same as system formats Input of analog signals not supported Standard input: 1 line DVI-D IN Option board: Digital RGB: XGA (1024 x 768), WXGA (1280 x 768), SXGA (1280 x 1024) WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), UXGA (1600 x 1200), WUXGA (1920 x 1200) Vertical frequency: 60 Hz Digital RGB: 1080 / 50p, 1080 / 59.94p Analog input signals not supported Connector does not support HDCP technologies 4 signal lines, maximum: IN A1, IN A2, IN B1, IN B2 (When 2x AV-HS04M8 boards are used) DVI-I connector cable cannot be used For DVI-D connector cable, use a cable with length of up to 16.4′ (5.0 m)
DVI-D Output
  • Digital RGB: 1080 / 50p, 1080 / 59.94p, 1080 / 50i, 1080 / 59.94i, 720 / 50p, 720 / 59.94p Output of analog signals not supported Output supports high-resolution multi view mode: Signals output at high resolution even when SD is set as system mode When high-resolution multi view mode enabled, MV selected as DVI-D output, and it is not possible to select MV with SDI OUT Connector does not support HDCP technologies Standard output: 1 line DVI-D OUT DVI-I connector cable cannot be used For DVI-D connector cable, use a cable with length of up to 16.4′ (5.0 m)
Reference
  • Input / Output: In GENLOCK mode: Black burst or Tri-level Sync input signals (with loop-through) In internal sync mode: Black burst output signals x 2 Same field frequencies as those of system formats supported With 1080 / 24PsF format, only GENLOCK mode supported With the 1080 / 23.98PsF format, black burst with 10F-ID (SMPTE318M standard met) or TRI signals supported
Video Delay
  • 1 line (H) when frame synchronizer setting is “Off” and up-converter setting is “Off” 1 frame (F) when frame synchronizer setting is “On” or up-converter setting is “On” When signals have passed through PinP, DVE, multi view, down-converter, DVI-IN or DVI-OUT, max delay of 1 frame is applied in each case
Control I/O
  • LAN: RJ-45 LAN 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX (For IP control) Connecting cable: LAN cable (category 5 or above), max. 328′ (100 m), STP (Shielded Twisted Pair) cable recommended When connecting to switching hub, use straight cable Use crossover cable when connecting unit and PC on 1:1 basis without going through hub Use with same segment recommended for equipment connected to unit If unit connected to equipment with different segments, events dependent upon settings inherent to network equipment may occur EDITOR: D-sub, 9-pin, female EDITOR Used to control an editor RS-422 control connector Communication format: Baud rate: 38400 bps, Character length: 8 bit, Parity: Odd Stop bit: 1 bit, Flow control: None COM: D-sub, 9-pin, female COM Used to control an external device RS-422 control connector Communication format (selected using a menu): Mode: 1 (default setting), Baud rate: 9600 bps, Character length: 8 bit Parity: None, Stop bit: 1 bit, Flow control: None Mode: 2, Baud rate: 38400 bps, Character length: 8 bit, Parity: Odd Stop bit: 1 bit, Flow control: None Mode: 3, Baud rate: 38400 bps, Character length: 8 bit, Parity: None Stop bit: 1 bit, Flow control: None TALLY / GPI 1, TALLY / GPI 2: 2x D-sub, 15-pin, female Input: 8x inputs, general-purpose, photocoupler sensing Output: 19x outputs; selected from R / G tally, general-purpose Alarm: 1x output, open collector output (negative logic)LAN: Check connections with equipment to which unit will be connected prior to start of operation
Booting
  • BOOT switch [SV / NM (service / normal) ] for maintenance purposes Normally, switch is used as “NM” position
# Of Buses and Type
  • 2x P-in-P 4x Aux
Memory Card Slot
  • 1x SDHC / SD slot
Frequency
  • 59.94 /50 /24 Hz switchable
LCD
  • 7.0″ (17.8 cm) color monitor with WVGA (800 x 480) resolution
Power Requirement
  • AC 100 – 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 88 W
Operating Temperature
  • 32 – 104° F (0 – 40° C)
Operating Humidity
  • 10 – 90% (no condensation)
Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • 17.3 x 6.2 x 14.2″ (44 x 15.8 x 36.1 cm) excluding protrusions
Weight
  • Approx. 13.7 lb (6.2 kg)