Suited for larger scale 4K UHD and 1080p environments, Kahuna 9600 supports the most complex productions including multiple studio operations. The Kahuna 9600 provides up to 24 M/Es, 48 keyers and 72 key layers, which can be shared across multiple studios. Along with the advanced 3D DVE, the Kahuna 9600 features new 2.5D resize engines, giving more power at the M/E level.
Powered by Grass Valley innovation, Kahuna 9600 has a feature set that has never been possible until now and offers a completely scalable path to all functionality and format requirements.
For sporting events, light entertainment shows, news production and presentations — either in the studio control room, mobile vehicle or flyaways — the Kahuna 9600 possesses the flexibility, adaptability and creativity to differentiate your program output.
Up to 6 full M/Es
Make M/E for creating up to 24 M/Es for main or aux outputs
Every M/E has 8 keyers per M/E regardless of format
SuperKeyers with linear, luminance, chroma key
8 resize engines with 2.5D DVE manipulation
eKeys with linear, luminance and chroma key
Up to 120 inputs (12 inputs as standard, upgrade in groups of 12)
Up to 64 fully assignable outputs (8 outputs as standard, upgrade in groups of 8)
FormatFusion3 available on all inputs and outputs
3D DVE suite of effects with flexible combiners
Large internal ClipStore with 20 outputs supporting 8 minutes of uncompressed HD video
RGB color correction available on all inputs and outputs
Large external integration capacity with third-party equipment such as servers, routers, multiviewers, audio mixers, robotic cameras and graphics devices
Supports fiber inputs and outputs
Controlled with Kahuna Maverik panel
K-Watch and K-Mirror application software also available
Analog genlock high-definition tri-level sync signal or SD 1V blackburst
Frame Video Signal Inputs
Up to 120, HD/SD-SDI: Grouped in 12 off SD/HD/1080p (270 Mb/s / 1.485 Gb/s / 2.97 Gb/s)
Serial digital interface: As REC601/ SMPTE ST 292/SMPTE ST 424 via BNC connectors. Genlock reference 4 off analog sync (loop A and B through)
Video Signal Outputs
Up to 64 HD/SD-SDI: Grouped in 16 off, programmable via BNC connectors.
2 independent sync O/P: With adjustable phase off set per reference board (4 in total).
120 tally/GPO outputs:
Isolated contact closures via 25 way D Type (12 per input board)
96 GPI TTL-level I/P
Via 25-way D-type connectors (2 x 48) per Ref Fin
120 GPO tally/GPO O/P: Isolated contact closures via 25 way D Type (12 per input board)
16 10/100/1000base-T: With additional XLR security
RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings (2 x 8) per network board
12 RS422 control ports: (2 x 6) per RTR card
Power Kahuna Frame: Auto sensing 100-250 VAC power supply 50/60 Hz nominal. Two fully independent hot swappable PSU modules, with separate mains power feeds via 2 x 16A IEC-C20 socket. Dual redundant requires two more fully independent PSU modules; with separate mains power feeds via 2x 16A IEC socket
3 kW maximum with all power consumption options fitted
Temp range: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F) noncondensing operating
11 RU Height: 488 mm (19.21 in.) Depth: 647 mm (25.57 in.) Weight: 70 kg (154.3 lbs.)
18 input/output and control slots
10x 12 input board slots
4x 16 output board slots
2x control board slots
Front fitting processing PCBs & PSUs
Kahuna Production Switcher Family: 4 M/E, 12 M/E and 24 M/E Multiformat Switchers with HDR Support Datasheet
Fully-featured live production at 4K UHD, HD and SD for both IP and SDI operations.
With a worldwide heritage in live production switchers from designing the first true multiformat switcher to the creative power and flexibility of switchers that offer all formats from SD to 4K UHD, and connectivity allowing you to mix traditional SDI and IP Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, brings you the Kahuna family of production switchers.
The Kahuna 4800, Kahuna 6400 and Kahuna 9600 offer more firepower and flexibility in the Kahuna family than ever before, including 4K UHD and HDR capabilities across all Kahuna switchers.
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