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Kramer VS-88SDI

8x8 SDI Matrix switcher

£1558 (£1869.60 inc. VAT)
Availability: In stock

Kramer VS-88SDI Description

The Kramer VS-88SDI is a high-performance matrix switcher for SDI digital video signals. The unit can switch any or all inputs to any or all outputs.

Kramer VS-88SDI Key Features

  • Max. Data Rate - Up to 540Mbps.
  • Multi-Standard Operation - SDI (SMPTE 259M/344M).
  • Switching Synchronization - Synchronizes either to external reference or incoming video.
  • Active Input Reporting - Each input button on the front panel automatically lights up when the unit detects a video signal on that input.
  • Memory Locations - Stores multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed.
  • Reclocking & Equalization - Automatic.
  • Take Button - Executes multiple switches all at once.
  • Control - Front panel, RS-232 (K-Router™ Windows®-based software is included), RS-485 and remote IR.
  • Looping Analog Sync Input - Bi-level or tri-level sync compatible.
  • Selectable Sync Signal Termination.
  • Vertical Interval Switching. - Switching is implemented during the vertical interval period according to the SMPTE RP-168 standard, when using synchronized digital video sources.
  • Front Panel Lockout.
  • Worldwide Power Supply - 100-240V AC.
  • Standard 19" Rack Mount Size - 1U. Rack ”ears“ included.
  • 7 year warranty (Click Here for details)


Kramer VS-88SDI Specifications

Inputs 8 SDI, 75Ω on BNC connectors; 1 genlock with loop, 75Ω /Hi-Z on BNC connectors, bi-level, tri-level inputs.
Outputs 8 SDI equalized and reclocked, 75Ω on BNC connectors.
Max. Output Level 800mVpp/75Ω .
Data Rate 540Mbps.
Equalization Automatic equalization for losses on 75Ω coaxial cable.
Controls Front-panel, RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet, remote infrared.
Indicators 8-character display on the front panel.
Power Consumption Universal, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz 24VA.
Dimensions 19" x 7" x 1U W, D, H, rack mountable.
Weight 2.6kg (5.7lbs) approx.
Included Accessories Power cord, rack “ ears” and IR remote control transmitter.
Options External remote IR receiver cable.

Kramer VS-88SDI Usage Diagram


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Kramer VS-88SDI Optional Cables


DescriptionLengthPriceInc. VAT
Kramer C-BM/BM-1.5 1.5ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 0.5m £4 £4.80
Kramer C-BM/BM-3 3.0ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 0.9m £4 £4.80
Kramer C-BM/BM-6 6.0ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 1.8m £5 £6.00
Kramer C-BM/BM-10 10ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 3.0m £6 £7.20
Kramer C-BM/BM-15 15ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 4.6m £7 £8.40
Kramer C-BM/BM-25 25ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 7.6m £10 £12.00
Kramer C-BM/BM-35 35ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 10.6m £12 £14.40
Kramer C-BM/BM-50 50ft SDI/HD-SDI COAX 15.2m £16 £19.20
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