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Kula 4K UHD 1 M/E Production Switcher

1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel, 2 RU Frame with 1 4K UHD M/E

The Kula 1 M/E 4K UHD is available with a 1 M/E 16 crosspoint panel. 10 inputs (quad link or 2SI) and 3 outputs are available (with 2 outputs assignable for HD downconversion), with 6 total 4K UHD M/E key layers and 4 channels of Clipstore output.

FEATURES

  • 2 RU
  • 10x 4K UHD inputs (quad link or 2SI)
  • 4K UHD program output
  • 4K UHD preview output
  • 4K UHD clean output
  • 2 HD downconverted assignable outputs
  • M/E supports:
    • 2 full effects keyers with lin/luma
    • Chromakey
    • Separate wipe generator
    • Matte generator
  • Large internal ClipStore with 4 outputs holding 30 seconds of uncompressed 4K UHD video and audio*
  • Sub M/E may be changed to 2 channels of FormatFusion3 assignable to any input of output
  • 1 M/E control panel with a choice of 16 or 24 crosspoints and clear OLEDs
  • RGB pushbuttons 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

* 2 stores in UHD and 2 stores in 1080p

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

Frame

Video Signal Inputs
  • 36, 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
  • 12 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 2 x 13A IEC - 320-C14 socket

Power consumption

<400W

Temp range 

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

Mechanical

Frame
  • 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: 64.7mm (2.55 in.), 123.3 mm (4.86 in.) total height including T-Bar
  • Weight: Approx. 3.5 kg (7.72 lbs.)

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Kula is an entry-level production switcher designed for the professional broadcast and AV markets. It offers a powerful
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