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Kula 1 M/E Production Switcher

19 In. Rackmount 1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel, 2 RU Frame with 1 M/E

The Kula 1 M/E is available with 18 inputs and 6 assignable outputs are available with 6 bidirectional I/Os. It provides 20 total M/E key layers and 10 channels of Clipstore output.

FEATURES

  • 2 RU
  • 6 assignable outputs and 6 bidirectional inputs or outputs
  • M/E supports 4 full effects keyers with lin/luma, 4 assignable DVE engines (will give 8 independent boxes)
    • Chromakeys available on all keys
    • Transition keyer (Mav Trans) with dedicated ClipStores for key & fill
    • Mask generator per keyer
    • Separate wipe generator
    • Matte generator
  • Sub M/E background with 2 keyers* both lin/luma key
    • 1 assignable 2.5D DVE engine (will give 2 independent boxes)
    • Chromakeys on any output or use with the M/E for more keying power
    • RGB, YUV, and Bleed color correction
  • Large internal ClipStore with 10 outputs holding 2 minutes of uncompressed HD video and audio content that is totally routable
  • 4 floating resizable downstream keyers for main or aux outputs
  • 4 channels of FormatFusion3 assignable to any input/output or bus*
  • Fully flexible internal multiviewer with 4 heads and 16 tiles
  • Control:
    • 66 GPI/Os, 2x RS-422 ports, 3 Ethernet ports for control panel and TCP/IP protocols
    • USB ports for user/clip/system files import, export and backup
  • 1 M/E control panel with a choice of 16 or 24 crosspoint buttons. Designed with clear OLEDs, RGB push buttons and shaft encoders for quick and granular control
  • Sophisticated macro recall and edit capability
  • Clearly labeled control panel with separate mnemonics for source, key and macro names
  • Instant delegation buttons for macros or key and aux bus control
  • T-bar with direction strip indicators
  • Can be expanded by connecting other Kahuna Maverik modules

* Sub M/Es functionality shared to be either Sub M/Es or FormatFusion3 engines.

SPECIFICATIONS

TV Standards

2.97 Gb/s Video Standards (3G/1080p)
  • 1080p60 SMPTE ST 424
  • 1080p60 SMPTE ST 425/Level A
  • 1080p60 SMPTE ST 425/Level B
  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 424
  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 425/Level A
  • 1080p59.94 SMPTE ST 425/Level B
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 424
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 425/Level A
  • 1080p50 SMPTE ST 425/Level B
1.485 Gb/s Video Standards (HD)
  • 1080i60 SMPTE ST 274(4), SMPTE ST 292(D)
  • 1080i59.94 SMPTE ST 274(5), SMPTE ST 292(E)
  • 1080i50 SMPTE ST 274(6), SMPTE ST 292(F)
  • 1035i60 SMPTE ST 260, SMPTE ST 292(A)
  • 1035i59.94 SMPTE ST 260, SMPTE ST 292(B)
  • 1080PsF30
  • 1080PsF29.97
  • 1080PsF25
  • 1080PsF24
  • 1080PsF23.976
  • 1080p30 SMPTE ST 274(7), SMPTE ST 292(G)
  • 1080p29.97 SMPTE ST 274(8), SMPTE ST 292(H)
  • 1080p25 SMPTE ST 274(9), SMPTE ST 292(I)
  • 1080p24 SMPTE ST 274(10), SMPTE ST 292(J)
  • 1080p23.976 SMPTE ST 274(11), SMPTE ST 292(K)
  • 720p60 SMPTE ST 296(1), SMPTE ST 292(L)
  • 720p59.94 SMPTE ST 296(2), SMPTE ST 292(M)
  • 720p50 SMPTE ST 296(2), SMPTE ST 292(M)
270 Mb/s Video Standards (SD)
  • 576i 16:9
  • 576i 4:3
  • 480i 16:9
  • 480i 4:3

Reference

Analog genlock high-definition tri-level syncs signal or SD 1V blackburst

Frame

Video Signal Inputs
  • 18 SD/HD/3G-SDI HD/SD/3G (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
Video Signal Outputs
  • 6 SD/HD/3G-SDI assignable via BNC connectors
Video Bidirectional Ports
  • HD/SD/3G (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
  • 6 bidirectional ports
Genlock
  • Genlock reference 2 off analog sync via BNC connectors

Control Interfaces

  • 66 GPI tally/GPO outputs: Assignable GPI/GPO isolated contact closures via 3x 25-way D-Type. Assignable as GPI or GPO
  • 16 10/100/1000base-T 3x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings
  • 2x RS-422 control ports
  • 2x USB

Power

Kula 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 2x 13A IEC – 320-C14

Power consumption

<400W

Temp range

5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F), noncondensing operating

Mechanical

2 RU
  • Height: 87 mm (3.42 in.)
  • Depth: 604.8 mm (23.81 in.)
  • Weight: Approx. 14 kg (30.3 lbs.)
Kula Control 1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel
  • Width: 834 mm (32.83 in.)
  • Depth: 139.7 mm (5.5 in.)
  • Height: 64.7 mm (2.55 in.), 123.3 mm (4.86 in.)total height including T-Bar)
  • Weight: Approx. 3.5 kg (7.72 lbs.)
Kula Control 1 M/E 24 Crosspoint Panel
  • Width: 994 mm (39.13 in.)
  • Depth: 139.7 mm (5.5 in.)
  • Height: 64.7 mm (2.55 in.), 123.3 mm (4.86 in.)total height including T-Bar
  • Weight: Approx. 5 kg (11.02 lbs.)
Kula Control 1 M/E Panel (Rackmount)
  • Width: 482.6 mm (19 in.)
  • Depth: 221.5 mm (8.72 in.)
  • Height: 87.9 mm (3.46 in.), 146.5 mm (5.79 in.)total height including T-Bar
  • Weight: Approx. 3.6 kg (7.14 lbs.)

Connectors Kula 1 M/E and 1 M/E Rackmount

Frame Communications
  • 2x 16 10/100/1000base-T 3x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings



Internal Panel Connection
  • 6x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings. Connection to other MAV modules
  • NOT Ethernet connections, must be direct to MAV modules. Do not use network switches or hubs
  • CAT5 or above cables – crossover cables are NOT suitable
2x USB 2 ports1x monitor connection to local touchscreenPSU

2x fully independent external PSU modules with separate mains power feeds via 2x 10A IEC leads

Output from each PSU

12V DC 100W via Kycon KPPX 4-pin or compatible connectors to the KPP control surface
2 supplied as standard, one PSU provides dual redundancy

ORDERING INFORMATION

1 M/E Kula Switcher – 19
9679320A
19-inch Rackmount 1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel, 2 RU Frame with 1 M/E 1 M/E Kula Switcher – 16
9679310A
1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel, 2 RU Frame with 1 M/E Frame Only
9679200A
2 RU Frame with 1 M/E Panel Only
9679170A
1 M/E 24 Crosspoint Panel
9679070A
1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel

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