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Crestron : CEN-RGBHV12X4

By: Crestron
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12x4 Wideband RGB Matrix Switcher

The Crestron CEN-RGBHV12X4 is a high-bandwidth matrix switcher capable of routing up to 12 computer or video sources to up to 4 display devices. Its five matrix levels accommodate any combination of analog RGBHV, HD/component, S-Video and composite signals. Proven flat response achieves optimum performance even at the highest bandwidth. Selectable sync impedance on every input helps accommodate varying cable lengths.

CEN-RGBHV12X4 features include:

  • 12 x 4 high-bandwidth matrix switcher
  • Low crosstalk | Incredibly flat response
  • 450MHz video bandwidth (-3dB)
  Switcher 12x4(x5) crosspoint matrix, adjustable blanking, sync detection, selectable input termination, vertical interval switching using genlock input
  Signal Types RGB and composite, S-Video, or component video (does not transcode)
  Video/HDTV Formats NTSC or PAL, HDTV up to 1080i/1080p
  RGB Formats RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, or YUV
  Gain 0dB (75 ohms terminated)
  Bandwidth 450MHz (-3dB) fully loaded
  Blanking Time Adjustable 0 to 10 seconds, 0.5 second steps
  Crosstalk ≤-65 dB @ 5 MHz, ≤-47 dB @ 100 MHz
  Switcher 12x4 stereo crosspoint matrix, input compensation, output volume and mute control, adjustable blanking, audio breakaway
  Input Compensation ±10dB in 0.5dB steps
  Output Volume Control -60dB to +20dB in 0.5dB steps
  Blanking Time Adjustable 0 to 10 seconds, 0.5 second steps
  Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.5dB
  10/100BaseT, static IP or DHCP/DNS, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, CIP
Connectors - Audio
  INPUTS 1 - 12 (12) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks;
Balanced/unbalanced stereo line-level inputs;
Maximum Input Level: 4 Vrms balanced, 2 Vrms unbalanced;
Input Impedance: 20k ohms balanced, 10k ohm unbalanced
  OUTPUTS 1 - 4 (4) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks;
Balanced/unbalanced stereo line-level outputs;
Maximum Output Level: 12 Vrms balanced, 6 Vrms unbalanced;
Output Impedance: 100 ohms balanced, 50 ohms unbalanced
Connectors - Video/RGB
  VID REF IN (2) BNC female;
Genlock sync reference input and loop-thru, unterminated
  INPUTS 1 - 12 (12) sets of (5) BNC female, each set comprising (3) high-bandwidth video inputs plus (2) sync inputs;
Input Level: 0.2 to 5.0 Vp-p;
RGB Input Impedance: 75 ohms nominal;
Sync Input Impedance: 75 or 510 ohms, independently selectable for H and V per input;
Return Loss: < -30dB @ 5MHz;
Sync detection on every input connector
  OUTPUTS 1 - 4 (4) sets of (5) BNC female, each set comprising (3) high-bandwidth video outputs plus (2) sync outputs;
Output Level: 0.2 to 5.0 Vp-p;
Output Impedance: 75 ohms nominal;
Return Loss: < -30dB @ 5MHz
Connectors - Control & Power
  NET (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Cresnet slave port, connects to Cresnet control network;
Does not draw power from the network
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 with 2 LED indicators;
10/100BaseT Ethernet port;
Green LED indicates link status;
Yellow LED indicates Ethernet activity
  100-240V~2.0A 50/60Hz (1) IEC Socket, main power input;
Mates with removable power cord, included
  FUSE Dual fuse holder, main fuse;
Hot: 5mm x 20mm, 250V, 2.5A, time-lag;
Neutral: 5mm x 20mm, 250V, 10A, time-lag
  G (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
  COMPUTER (front) (1) USB Type B female;
USB 1.1 computer console port (6 ft cable included)
LCD Display
  Green LCD alphanumeric, adjustable backlight;
2 lines x 20 characters per line;
Displays inputs/outputs by name, scan rates, audio levels, IP configuration and setup menus
Controls and Indicators
  SOFTKEYS (4) pushbuttons for activation of LCD driven functions and passcode entry
  HW-R (1) recessed miniature pushbutton for hardware reset, reboots the switcher
  CLEAR (1) pushbutton and red LED, clears all matrix routing
  VIEW (1) pushbutton and red LED, toggles VIEW mode on/off
  TAKE (1) pushbutton and red LED, executes routing
  MENU (1) pushbutton, steps menu back one level
  ENTER (1) pushbutton, executes highlighted menu or value
  A (1) pushbutton & red LED, selects audio routing view
  V (1) pushbutton & red LED, selects video routing view
  SYNC (1) pushbutton & red LED, displays input sync rates
  Quick-Adjust Knob (1) continuous turn rotary encoder, adjusts menu parameters
  IN 1 – 12 (12) pushbuttons and red LEDs, select input to be routed
  OUT 1 – 4 (4) pushbuttons and red LEDs, select output destination
  INPUT TERMINATORS (rear) (24) DIP switches, select input termination for each input, independently for H and V Sync
Power Requirements
  Main Power 2 Amps @ 100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
  Cresnet Power Usage none
  Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation Unloaded: 60 Watts or 205 BTU/Hr;
Loaded: 70 Watts or 240 BTU/Hr
  Chassis Steel, black matte powder coat finish, vented sides, fan-cooled
  Faceplate Extruded aluminum, black matte powder coat finish with polycarbonate label overlay
  Mounting Freestanding or 3U 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet and rack ears included)
  Height 5.20 in (13.21 cm) without feet
  Width 17.03 in (43.24 cm);
19.0 in (48.26 cm) with ears
  Depth 13.10 in (33.26 cm)
  15 lb (6.8 kg)

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