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Sierra Video : 1616HD

By: Sierra Video
Sierra Video Routing Switchers
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16x16 HD-SDI Matrix Switcher

The Lassen HD routing switchers are designed for forward-looking broadcast and post-production facilities preparing for transition to HD. The Lassen 1616HD high definition video routing switcher employs mulit-rate video boards capable of handling standard serial digital video signals including SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 344M, ITU-R BT.601 and DVB-ASI up to 540Mbps along with HD serial digital video signals conforming to SMPTE 292M (1.485Gbps single link). 1616HD offers balanced AES/EBU digital or analog stereo audio options. At 2RU, it is ideal for remote production units and staging applications.


Available Configurations Include:

1616EE 16x16 Digital Audio Matrix
1616HDEE 16x16 HD-SDI w/Digital Audio
1616HDS 16x16 HD/SDI Matrix Stereo

1616HD features include:

  • Mixed format: HD-SDI, SDI-only, or analog video with AES/EBU or balanced stereo audio
  • Mulit-rate digital video boards pass HD-SDI, SDI, DVB-ASI, and MPEG-2 signals
  • Compact form factor: sizes from 8x8 in 2RU to 32x32 in 3RU
  • Front panel control Interface with LCD display
  • Standard IP and RS-232/422 control on all models
  • Comprehensive line of remote and remote-programmable control panels available
  • Interface capability with other Sierra Video Systems routing switcher frames such as Shasta, Tahoe, Yosemite and Sierra Pro XL
Type HD-SDI Video
Maximum Data Rate 1.485 Gbps
Data Types SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 344M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259, DVB-ASI, ITU-R BT.601
Jitter < 0.2 UI
Video Input Level: 800 mVpp ± 10%
Impedance: 75 Ω
Return Loss: < -15 dB up to 1.5 GHz
Cable Equalizing Range: 0 - 100 m for SMPTE 292, Belden 8281
0 - 300 m for all other standards, Belden 8281
Connector Type: BNC
Video Output Level: 800 mVpp ± 10% Impedance: 75 Ω Return Loss: < -15 dB up to 1.5 GHz Rise/Fall Times: < 270 psec Connector Type: BNC

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