MCS8M

Compact Audio Video Mixing Switcher

$6,600.00 U.S. List Price

UPC:027242270398

The MCS-8M is multi-format compact switcher with a built-in audio mixer and frame synchronizer. This user-friendly switcher has built-in DME wipe patterns, a built-in multi-viewer, one-channel frame memory, an Input Freeze function for each source, the ability to import still images via a USB port, a 3D Mode function, a six-channel audio mixer, AUX MIX and more.

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MCS-8M Demonstration Video
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Highlights:

  • The MCS-8M comes equipped with a built-in multi-viewer, allowing a single monitor to display all input signals in addition to the Program output signal, the Preview output signal, and the Auxiliary output signal(s) via an SDI and/or DVI-I connection.
  • The MCS-8M offers 4 HD-SDI inputs, 3 HDMI inputs and 1 DVI-I input in HD Mode. In SD mode, 4 SD-SDI inputs, 3 Composite inputs, and 1 DVI-I input are also available.
  • The MCS-8M offers 4 HD-SDI outputs and 1 DVI-I output in HD Mode. 2 HD-SDI outputs and the DVI-I output are auxiliary outputs. Each AUX output can be assigned to display a video input source, the Program output signal, the Preview output signal, or the multiviewer. In addition, 1 DVI-I output and 1 HD-SDI output are dedicated for displaying the multiviewer signal.
  • In SD Mode, the MCS-8M offers 4 SD-SDI outputs, 1 Composite output, and 1 DVI-I output. 2 SDI outputs, 1 Composite output and the DVI-I output are used as Auxiliary outputs. Each AUX output can be assigned to display a video input source, the Program output signal, the Preview output signal, or the multiviewer. In addition, 1 DVI-I output and 1 Compsote output are dedicated for displaying the multiviewer signal.
  • The AUX MIX function allows video from the auxiliary outputs to be transitioned with a FADE effect instead of the traditional video CUT effect.
  • Built-in 6-channel audio mixer includes audio delay adjustment with an Audio-Video follow feature.

System Specifications Detail:
Video Formats HD mode:
HD (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i 720/59.94p,720/50p)
SD mode:
SD (480/59.94i, 576/50i)

Inputs and Outputs Specifications Detail:
Video Input HD mode:
HD-SDI x 4: BNC
HDMI x3 *MCS-8M does not support HDCP
DVI-I x 1: SXGA, WXGA, XGA, HDTV60(1080/60p), HDTV50(1080/50p) *MCS-8 does not support HDCP
SD mode:
SD-SDI x 4: BNC
Composite x3: BNC
DVI-I x 1: SXGA, WXGA, XGA,
Video Input (Option) N/A
Reference Input HD mode:
Analog black burst or Tri-level sync: BNC, with Loopthrough: BNC
SD mode:
Analog black burst: BNC, with Loopthrough: BNC
Video Output HD mode:
HD-SDI x 4 (PGM (act as AUX) x 2, AUX x 2) : BNC
DVI-I x 1 (WUXGA, HDTV, SXGA, WXGA, XGA)
SD mode:
SD-SDI x 4 (PGM (act as AUX) x 2, AUX x 2) : BNC
DVI-I x 1 (SXGA, WXGA, XGA)
Composite (AUX) x1: BNC
Video Output (Option) N/A
Reference Outputs HD mode:
Analog black burst or Tri-level sync: BNC
SD mode:
Analog black burst: BNC

Image Effect Specifications Detail:
Effect Transition (Fader, AUTO): MIX, WIPE ,DME WIPE(including P in P)
CUT
DSK Chroma key, Luminance key, Linear Key

Interface Specifications Detail:
Remote RS-232 x 1: D-sub 9-pin (for switcher control from external devices)
GPI/TALLY Output D-sub 15-pin x 1D-sub
VISCA Camera Control N/A
LAN N/A

General Specifications Detail:
Power Requirements AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 100V:0.7A, 240V:0.3A
Operating Temperature 41 to 104 oF (5 to 40 oC)
Dimensions 16 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 10 1/2 inches
Weight 13 lb. 4 oz. (5.0 kg)

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