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Panasonic AV-HS450E (AVHS450E, AV-HS450, ACHS450) 16 Channel HD Production Switcher with Dual-Screen Multi-Viewer Display

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Overview
Panasonic AV-HS450E (AVHS450E, AV-HS450, ACHS450) 16 Channel HD Production Switcher with Dual-Screen Multi-Viewer Display. The AV-HS450E HD/SD video switcher offers a greater value than any other in its class. The two-rack-sized HS450N switcher comes standard with 16 HD/SD-SDI inputs (expandable to 20 with optional I/O boards), four HD/SD-SDI outputs and two DVI-D outputs.
The switcher incorporates full 10-bit HD processing for maximum picture quality, and accepts optional boards for additional up-conversion, down-conversion and scaling of many video formats. This high-performance switcher is a flexible, economical solution for mid-size studios, mobile vehicles and mobile production systems.
The HS450E's built-in dual-display Multi-Viewer lets you display up to 20 different images on two monitors (up to 16 on one screen), eliminating the need for a rack full of expensive monitors.
Additional standard features include four independent AUX busses, up-conversion on 4 inputs and full colour correction on 8 others, dual Picture-In-Picture display, two downstream keyers, a very high-quality chroma key, dual 3D DVE's,...
Included in box
  • Panasonic AV-HS450 Production Switcher Mainframe and Control Panel
  • CD-ROM (Operating instructions / Image transmission software)
  • AC adapter (for control panel)
  • Power cable (for mainframe and AC adapter)
  • CAT5E cable (STP, straight cable, 10m long)

About the Panasonic AV-HS450E Switcher

The AV-HS450E HD/SD video switcher offers a greater value than any other in its class. The two-rack-sized HS450N switcher comes standard with 16 HD/SD-SDI inputs (expandable to 20 with optional I/O boards), four HD/SD-SDI outputs and two DVI-D outputs.

The switcher incorporates full 10-bit HD processing for maximum picture quality, and accepts optional boards for additional up-conversion, down-conversion and scaling of many video formats. This high-performance switcher is a flexible, economical solution for mid-size studios, mobile vehicles and mobile production systems.

The HS450E's built-in dual-display Multi-Viewer lets you display up to 20 different images on two monitors (up to 16 on one screen), eliminating the need for a rack full of expensive monitors.

Additional standard features include four independent AUX busses, up-conversion on 4 inputs and full colour correction on 8 others, dual Picture-In-Picture display, two downstream keyers, a very high-quality chroma key, dual 3D DVE's, shot and PiP memories, and much more.

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Video FormatHD: 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/23.98PsF, 1080/24PsF, 720/59.94p, 720/50p
SD: 480/59.94i, 576/50i
Video ProcessingY:Cb:Cr, 4:2:2, 10-bit (8-bit for FMEM)
RGB, 4:4:4, 8-bit
Video InputStandard: 16 x SDI inputs (In 1 to 16) - Max 20 Inputs
Reference Input1 x Black burst or tri sync signal input (with loop through)
Video OutputStandard: 4 x SDI outputs (Out 1 to 4 each, 2 output distribution for Out 1) - Max 10 Outputs
Reference OutputGen-Lock Mode: 1 x Loop through
Internal Sync: 2 x Black burst signal
Frame Memory4 Channels
Memory FunctionShot memory, BKGD/Wipe memory, PinP memory, Camera memory, Effect Dissolve Function
InterfacePanel: 1 x RJ45, 100 Mbps
Editor: 1 x D-Sub 9-pin RS-422
COM: 1 x D-Sub 9-pin
Tally/GPI: 1 x D-Sub 50-pin
LAN: 1 x RJ45
Removeable MediaSD memory card
Standard AccessoriesCD-ROM (Operating instructions / Image transmission software), AC adapter (for control panel), Power cable (for mainframe and AC adapter), CAT5E cable (STP, straight cable, 10m long)
Power SupplyAC 100V to 120V, 50Hz to 60Hz, 120W
Operating Temperature0 ˚C to +40 ˚C
Operation Humidity10% to 90% (No condensation)
Dimensions (WxDxH)56.0 cm x 47.1 cm x 8.8 cm
Weight9.8 kg
Control Panel
InterfaceMainframe: 1 x RJ45, 100 Mbps
Tally/GPI: 1 x D-Sub 25-pin
Removeable MediaSD memory card (Max 32GB SDHC Memory Card compatible)
Still Image File: Loading, Saving, Setup Data: Backup
Power SupplyDC 12V +/-10 % (AC adapter provided), 0.8 A
Operating Temperature0 ˚C to +40 ˚C
Operation Humidity10% to 90% (No condensation)
Dimensions (WxDxH)56.0 cm x 29.9 cm x 8.8 cm
Weight3.9 kg
  • 4 HD/SD-SDI outputs standard. (depends on switcher system setting)
  • 16 HD/SD-SDI Inputs standard. HD/SD (depends on switcher system setting)
  • Wide range of high-quality 3D digital effects (2 channels) for creative versatility.
  • Switchable up-conversion standard on four inputs - for easy integration of legacy sources.
  • Built-in dual-display Multi-Viewer lets you display up to 20 different images on two monitors. (up to 16 on one screen)
  • Switchable frame-synchronizers on all inputs ensure reliable, glitch-free switching, even with asynchronous sources.
  • Colour correction adjustments (with 6-axis matrix) standard on eight inputs, for precise image matching of different sources.
  • 2 DVI-D outputs standard (scalable to 1920x1200) for display of MultiViewers (or other outputs) with large flat panel monitors or projectors.
  • Four independent AUX busses, with mix transitions to AUX 1, also offers a clean feed with layer selection for IMAG, Webcasts and other applications.
  • MultiViewer windows can be assigned to any outputs and offer with easy control of labels and borders, Preview (green) and Program (red) Tally Indicators.

Built-in 4 up-converters and 8 colour correctors
The compact 2RU mainframe size switcher is standardly equipped with 16 HD/SD-SDI input channels. All inputs feature a built-in Frame Synchronizer. It is also mounted with 4 up-converters and 8 colour correctors. Its standard output configuration includes 4 HD/SD-SDI output channels and 2 DVI-D output channels.


Built-in dual-monitor multi display function with up to 20 windows
Standardly equipped with a dual-monitor multi display function. A maximum of 20 channels including program (PGM), preview (PVW), and input video signal can be simultaneously displayed on 2 screens. The exclusive feature lets you work comfortably with only two monitors, even at large-scale events.


Standard configuration includes dedicated hardware for 2 DSK and 2 PinP channels
The built-in upstream keyer includes luminance and chroma key functions. The HS450 chroma keyer employs the powerful Primatte  algorithm, previously only available for use with high-end non-linear editing systems. Widely used in motion picture and TV production, incorporation of Primatte's algorithm into the HS450 now provides easy to adjust, high-precision compositing technology for live production.


Enhanced shot memory and PinP memory for streamlined operation
You can store up 10 memorized image states for background transition pattern, PinP size, position and border width. The switcher is also equipped with an effect dissolve function. These enhanced memory functions enable a smoother and more intuitive production workflow.


A wide range of 2D and 3D effects enhance creative expression
In addition to standard wipe, mix, and cut transitions, powerful 2D and 3D DVE effects such as squeeze, slide, rotation, and page turn are now available. Dual channel DVE effects are also available for dramatic key effects and other creative transitions. Useful new effects include variable mosaic and selectable defocus.


Superior PTZ camera system control with preset recall and save functions
The HS450 offers advanced control of Panasonic pan-tilt camera systems, including the AW-HE100 HD integrated PTZ camera. You can control one camera via direct serial connection, or up to 5 in conjunction with system controllers. Up to 10 preset positions may be stored or recalled for each camera.

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