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Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub 12G 40x40
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The Smart Videohub 12G 40x40 is the most advanced router of the Videohub series. It works in all SD, HD, and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. Offering a revolutionary routing process, the mixed format router has built-in video monitoring and spin knob router control.

You get an extremely convenient routing process with visual routing. Router connections are shown as video on the LCD screen while you spin the knob to select your routing. Built-in monitor also displays crosspoint connection labels and TV formats. Visual routing makes the routing process faster than ever.

Monitor all the live video connected to the Smart Videohub 12G 40x40 from the LCD screen. LCD supports video in nearly all TV formats, eliminating the need for a separate external monitor. Monitoring from the Videohub is helpful to confirm the correct video inputs are being sent to the correct video outputs.

12G-SDI connections run at twice the speed of 6G-SDI, supporting equipment that works with high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60. At that high frame rate you can use the same 60 fps workflow from HD while getting the higher quality of Ultra HD. 12G-SDI also handles SD, HD, and Ultra HD formats easily. 6G-SDI is still supported, so you get the benefits of both technologies.

Multi format technology supports connecting compatible equipment to the router simultaneously. Seamlessly work in NTSC and PAL SD, 720, 1080HD, even 2160 Ultra HD at any frame rate and the router switches standards so inputs match.

Free software developer kit gives you the power to create your own custom router control. The included external software control lets you control the router via network on Mac and Windows. Hardware control panels are available with the Videohub Smart Control Pro and Videohub Master Control Pro (both sold separately). RS-422 protocol can also be used to control Videohub for router crosspoint switching.

Videohub 12G 40x40 Features

  • 12G-SDI technology
  • 40 inputs
  • 40 outputs
  • Spin knob control
  • Work with SD, HD and Ultra HD formats simultaneously
  • Visual routing
  • Built-in LCD
  • Includes external software control
  • Smart Videohub 12G 40x401
  • QR code for software download1
  • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs: 40 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 12G‑SDI
    • SDI Video Outputs: 40 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 12G‑SDI
    • SDI Rates: DVB-ASI, 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
    • SDI Reclocking: on all SDI outputs
    • Reference Inputs: Tri-Sync or Black Burst
    • Reference Outputs: Reference terminating loop output
    • Control Panel Connection: Ethernet
    • Serial Control Connection: DB-9 RS-422
    • Multi Rate Support: Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI. Simultaneous routing of 4K, HD, SD video and DVB-AS
    • Updates: USB
    • Front Panel Router Control: 40 buttons for local control of Videohub. 6 buttons and scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet. RS-422
    • Router Configuration: Via front panel LCD or RJ45 Ethernet
    • RS-422 Router Control: 1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching
  • Standards
    • SD Video Standards: 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
    • HD Video Standards
      • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
      • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p47.95, 1080p48, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
      • 1080PsF23,98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
      • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 2K Video Standards
      • 2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI, 2Kp29.97 DCI, 2Kp30 DCI, 2Kp47.95 DCI, 2Kp48 DCI, 2Kp50 DCI, 2Kp59.94 DCI, 2Kp60 DCI
      • 2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI, 2KPsF29.97 DCI, 2KPsF30 DCI
    • Ultra HD Video Standards
      • 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p47.95, 2160p48, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
    • 4K Video Standards
      • 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI, 4Kp47.95 DCI, 4Kp48 DCI, 4Kp50 DCI, 4Kp59.94 DCI, 4Kp60 DCI
      • SDI Compliance
        • SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B
        • SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-10, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
      • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
      • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit
      • SDI Color Precision: 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
      • SDI Color Space: YUV or RGB
      • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 12G-SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard
      • SDI Metadata Support: Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M
  • Control
    • Built-In Control Panel: 40 buttons for local control of Videohub with 6 buttons and scroll wheel for menu control; 5" color display
    • External Control Panel: Blackmagic Videohub software control panel for Mac and Windows. Supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Blackmagic Master Control hardware panels. Includes Blackmagic Videohub SDK and Ethernet Videohub Control Protocol
  • Software
    • Software Control: Router control included free for Windows™ and Mac™
    • Internal Software Upgrade: via included updater application
  • Operating Systems
    • Mac 10.15 Catalina, Mac 11.1 Big Sur or later
    • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Displaybuilt-in 5" LCD for video and menu settings
  • Power Supply2 x Internal 100 - 240V AC. IEC power cables required
  • Power Fail ProtectionCrosspoint connections preserved and restored instantly at power on
  • Operating Temperature32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
  • Storage Temperature-4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)
  • Relative Humidity0% to 90% non-condensing
  • Physical Installation2 rack unit size, less than 6" deep
  • Dimensions18.97" x 6.29" x 3.46"
  • Weight9.92 pounds

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