Blackmagic Videohub Smart Control Hero
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  • SKU: VHUB/WSC

Blackmagic Videohub Smart Control

$663.00
  • Vendor: Blackmagic Design
  • Product Type: Routing and Distribution

When you want the fastest routing you can get, then Videohub Smart Control lets you route with a single button press. Program each button for a single router cross point and when pressed the route is made. You can program to have multiple destinations and even a take button! Powers via DC or the Ethernet connection!

Videohub Smart Control is different to traditional hardware router control panels that cost thousands of dollars and are limited to being installed in small numbers and then shared by all router users. Videohub Smart Control is low cost, and features 40 YRGB illuminated crystal look buttons that can be set to any router output. Videohub Smart Control can be installed under each deck and monitor in a facility, so the router output to that monitor can be set with a single button press. This is a much faster way of working, because all routing only requires a single button press.

For example, if a Videohub Smart Control is installed under a monitor, then the router output connected to that monitor can be set to a different router source with each button press. Videohub Smart Control includes a USB connection and easy to use Mac and Windows software to set each button. Buttons are illuminated brilliant white.

Videohub Smart Control can also be used with multiple destinations, and customers can select to have a single destination for the whole control panel, or multiple destinations. When working with multiple destinations, buttons on the front panel become gold colored and customers can select as many destinations as they need. Videohub Smart Control also allows the use of a “take” button, and when enabled, the take button is the lower right button, and illuminated red. Multiple destinations and the take button feature allow a single panel to be used for multiple devices connected to the router, and dramatically lowers the cost in large facilities.

Videohub Smart Control has been designed to be easy for customers to self install. Videohub Smart Control uses standard ethernet networking and simply plugs into the existing computer network. If used in mission critical environments, Videohub Smart Control could be connected to a dedicated switch. Videohub Smart Control can be powered via power over ethernet (PoE) without the need for a power supply.

Because Videohub Smart Control has been designed to fit into creative post production facilities, it includes attractive crystal look buttons that are designed for high reliability. The front panel can be removed to allow labeling of buttons. For world’s best illumination quality, all buttons are illuminated by both RGB and white LEDs so that a wider range of rich and clean colors can be displayed. When used in dark rooms, all buttons can be backlit, so button labels can be clearly seen.

For further information check out the Blackmagic Design website

Connections Ethernet: RJ45 Ethernet with Power over Ethernet supported, without power supplied on loop Ethernet output.
Power: +12V DC input
Macro Capability Up to 10 Macro buttons can be assigned to activate multiple simultaneous switching commands.
Hardware Control 40 programmable buttons and RJ45 Ethernet used for remote control of routers over an IP network.
Software Internal Software upgrade via included firmware updater application via USB
Operating Systems macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Physical Installation 1 rack unit size. Less than an inch deep.
Button Configuration Included free for Windows™ and Mac OS X™ via USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.
Power Requirements Power Fail Protection: Button configurations and router communication preserved and restored instantly at power on. Button configuration can also be saved for later recall.
Power Supply: 1 x Universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries.
What's Included Videohub Smart Control
Universal power supply included with international socket adapters
Warranty 12 Months Limited Warranty.

*Specifications Correct at time of Publication

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