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Kula 12G-SDI Production Switcher

World’s First Dedicated 12G-SDI Production Switcher

In a space-saving, cost-effective 1 M/E package with 3 keyers, the 12G-SDI Kula switcher is ideal for a variety of production environments including live events (flyaway packs, OB vans) sports, houses of worship and conferences and events. With its space-saving frame, compact panel, feature-rich effects and the ability to work in hybrid or full 4K UHD workflows, it’s perfect for all of the different production environments that today’s media organizations manage. It is equipped with 10 12G-SDI inputs/40 HD inputs.

FEATURES

  • 1 M/E with 3 keyers
  • 4K UHD functionality
  • HD, 3G and 4K UHD in the same frame
  • SDI connectivity for 12G sources and 3G sources
  • 10x 12G-SDI inputs / 40x HD inputs
  • Transparent configuration for 4K UHD productions
  • FormatFusion3
  • Internal ClipStore
  • Easy operations in 4K UHD

SPECIFICATIONS

TV Standards

11.88 Gb/s Video Standards (4K UHD)
  • SMPTE ST 2082-10
  • 3840 x 2160p 50 Hz
  • 3840 x 2160p 59.9 Hz4
  • 3840 x 2160p 60 Hz
2.97 Gb/s Video Standards (3G/1080p)
  • 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
  • 1080p29.97
  • 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)

 

Reference

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

Frame

Video Signal Inputs
  • 10x 12G-SDI (SMPTE ST 2082) single link BNC connectors
  • 40x SD/HD/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
  • Genlock reference: 2 off analog sync (loop A and B through)

 

Video Signal Outputs
  • 3x 12G-SDI (SMPTE ST 2082) single link BNC connectors
  • 12x HD/SD/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
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
  • 2 bidirectional ports

Control Interfaces

Standard
  • 44 GPI tally/GPO outputs: Assignable GPI/GPO isolated contact closures via 2x 25-way D-Type. Assignable as GPI or GPO
  • 10/100/1000base-T 3x RJ45 Ethernet connectors fixings
  • 2 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

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.)

ORDERING INFORMATION

1 M/E UHD Kula 12G-SDI Switcher – 19

9679131

19-inch 1 M/E 16 Crosspoint Panel, 2 RU Frame with 1 12G-SDI, switchable to 2 HD M/Es

 

Frame Only

9679130

2 RU 12G-SDI Frame with 1 12G-SD M/E, switchable to 2 HD M/Es

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Kula Production Switcher Family

Kula is an entry-level production switcher designed for the professional broadcast and AV markets. It offers a powerful feature set in a compact system for easy installation and operation

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