Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub 20 x 20 6G
Smart Videohub 20x20 is a larger advanced Ultra HD mixed format router with built in control panel and monitoring. Ideal for larger workgroups and mobile broadcasting, it includes advanced 6G-SDI connections so you can simultaneously connect and route any combination of SD, HD and Ultra HD video all on the same router at the same time. You also get revolutionary new visual routing with the unique spin knob control, push button panel and the built in LCD screen. Also includes Ethernet for remote control and a fully customizable software development kit for Mac and Windows.
Share Everything And Change Connections Instantly!
Once you've used routing in your studio you'll never look back! Manual patching is messy and can be confusing. Using Smart Videohub for routing saves you time and lets you share resources by connecting everything in your studio at the highest possible quality, with simple and fast controls. You get instant connections between all of your equipment, and can even send the same signal to multiple destinations at the same time! That would be impossible with a manual patch bay!
SD, HD and Ultra HD!
Be ready for the latest Ultra HD equipment! Smart Videohub models feature advanced 6G-SDI or 12G-SDI connections for Ultra HD that are also compatible with SD and HD-SDI equipment. That means you can connect virtually any device used in television production, even old standard definition tape machines that are over 20 years old! You can even convert analog equipment to SDI by connecting the popular Blackmagic Mini Converters to your Smart Videohub. That means even the oldest as well as the newest broadcast equipment can be connected everywhere in your facility, all on the same router at the same time!
Connect Your Workstations
Share broadcastdisplays and decks!
Perfect for broadcast creative departments, Smart Videohub lets multiple users share expensive equipment like broadcast decks or large presentation screens. You can use Smart Videohub in your editing or color grading suites to monitor your output, then switch to monitor the VTR when mastering out to tape. Smart Videohub makes it easy to share all your equipment from anywhere in your studio with the touch of a button!
Clean Switch Direct To Air
The perfect routerfor on air production!
The Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 is ideal for remote trucks with critical breaking news that needs to go directly to air. When you’re in the field it’s not possible to genlock every source. With Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 you get full re‑synchronization on every input so you can switch from a camera feed to a recorded source or graphics using a simple, straight forward interface and get flawless, artifact free switching! This is critical when you are feeding a television transmitter or encoder where you need to switch between different feeds but you cannot suffer any kind of glitch, which would look unprofessional. Smart Videohub CleanSwitch also allows you to create a very simple live cuts only live production switcher, letting you quickly move between sources cleanly.
Glitch free video walls and projection
When you’re feeding massive video walls or projecting video behind performers live on stage, you don’t want the audience to see jarring glitches when you switch sources. The Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 router takes any kind of unsynchronized input from computers, cameras and disk recorders and synchronizes them so you don’t have to connect house sync to each source. Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 simplifies your entire production by arranging all of your sources into a simple, crosspoint router that synchronizes everything automatically so the audience will see perfectly switched video!
Dub multiple formatswithout changing cables!
Now you can instantly connect decks to each other without having to pull cables or manually patch video. You can even route the video from one deck through a professional converter, like a Teranex, and out to any other deck for pristine format conversions. Videohub routing means you never need to pull cables or change connections again. Everything can be routed using the built in control panel, a remote panel, or software on your Mac, PC, or iPad!
Who said routers can’t be sexy?
With a machined metal design and easy to use front panel, Smart Videohub’s are also built for the most demanding 24/7 broadcast environments and feature a unique design that gives you advanced technology in an incredibly small size. Featuring revolutionary visual routing combined with built in monitoring and front control panel, Smart Videohub gives you up to 80 12G-SDI connections, has a built in power supply, external reference, USB, remote and network control ports, all in a compact 1 RU design!
Machined Metal Design
Elegant and rugged aluminum front panel
The new Smart Videohub’s feature an elegant front panel that is machined from a solid block of aluminum. It looks great in your studio and is also strong enough to withstand the bumps and shocks when installed in outside broadcast vehicles. The front panel includes illuminated push buttons, a full color video screen and a spin knob for visual routing control.
Front Panel Control
Find and select video sources quickly!
The front panel of the new Smart Videohub features illuminated buttons for source and destination selections as well as function controls. Smart Videohub lets you select any destination and immediately see its current routed source. The fastest way to select a new source is to directly press the input you want and use the dedicated “Take” button to confirm and make the switch. All buttons are softly backlit and illuminate fully when selected so they can be read in even the darkest equipment room. IP settings and router configuration can easily be set from the front panel.
The innovative design of Smart Videohub combines front panel controls and built in monitoring to give you all new, revolutionary Visual Routing capabilities! Use the spin knob to quickly scroll through all of your SD, HD, and Ultra HD sources. It’s the fastest and most accurate way route video! As you spin the knob, video is instantly displayed on the built in LCD, along with source labels, format, and frame rate information. Visual Routing lets you route video quickly and more confidently than ever before!
24/7 broadcast reliability
Smart Videohub is a true broadcast grade routing switcher! It is designed for the most demanding broadcast and post production environments with advanced technology and professional connections. Featuring a built in universal power supply, industry standard Ethernet, USB and RS-422 control connections. You also get broadcast grade BNC connectors for the highest quality 6G-SDI digital video connections with built in re-clocking to guarantee the longest cable lengths!