Roland V-60HD Multi-Format HD Live Event Switcher
Roland

Multi-Format HD Video Switcher. Plug-n-Play Production Switcher with Audio for Live Event and Production.

Live event and production continues to grow and the demand for more features requires a sophisticated feature set. The V-60HD simplifies your set-ups and combines the best of both worlds that includes SDI inputs for camera sources and scaled HDMI inputs for data, computer, tablet and other video sources. The combination of powerful audio features that include multi-channel embedded audio, XLR and RCA analog inputs, de-embedded audio from digital SDI or HDMI sources plus a variety of video connections with a Program and Aux Bus makes the V-60HD ideal for a variety of live event and production applications.

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  • The V-60HD is portable and small enough to be used in multiple locations in an office or outside meeting location.
  • The four SDI inputs and two HDMI inputs are perfect for switching cameras and computers at the same time for dynamic presentations.
  • Not all cameras support full 1080p so the de-interlacer on the SDI inputs allows you to mix and match 1080i and 1080p SDI video sources multiple camera without external converters.
  • Audio is easier to mix than ever before using the V-60HD’s auto mixing function that will automatically balance audio levels from multiple microphones and video sources freeing up the operator to focus on switching the video for the event.

Video

Cut, Mix with cross dissolve and NAM, FAM transitions. Use up to 30 different wipe patterns. Time based corrected and frame synched provides seamless transitions between 6 video sources and 2 still images instead of buses.

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Professional user interface

Professional broadcast cross point buttons with PGM/PST LED color indicators. Rugged T-Bar, DSK quick edit knobs for key level and gain. Two dedicated PinP and Split buttons with knobs for center framing of Split and PinP placement. Change transition type using either mix or two preset wipe buttons with dedicated transition dissolve time knob. Front panel 3-inch LCD display with quick access menu navigation to adjust switcher parameters.

Video composition

The V-60HD includes a DSK (downstream keyer), Picture-in-Picture (PinP), Split composition effects ideal for creating news style broadcasts and corporate presentations. PinP window shapes include rectangle, circle, heart and diamond patterns to add a special touch to special events. The DSK can be used for overlaying titles, song lyrics, logos or graphics coming from the video sources with up to three layers of composition. The DSK supports both Luminance Keying (Black/White) and Chroma Keying (Blue/Green) for compositing two video sources plus the additional layer of PinP plus your background video ensuring creative live production environments.

AUX bus

A dedicated AUX bus can be assigned to any of the four discreet SDI or HDMI outputs providing seamless switching from the 8-input channels (4 SDI, 2 HDMI or 1 RGB and 2 Still Images). Dedicated AUX layer cross-point buttons ensures quick operation and seamless switching.

Multi-view output

V-60HD can preview all six video inputs and two still images, PGM and PVW to a single preview monitor via the Multi-view output. In addition, you can display the menu on the Multi-view display, so you make setting changes without changing your focus from the preview display.

AUDIO

The V-60HD features an 18-channel audio mixer which includes four XLR/TRS Combo jacks with 48v phantom power, RCA stereo Pair, plus audio de-embed from the six video inputs.

Audio Mixer with preamp and dynamics (compressor)

The V-60HD powerful preamp and dynamics effects include a high-pass filter, gate, compressor, 3-band EQ, delay and ability to select audio follows video channel so audio passes through when a specific video source is selected. Dynamics can be adjusted from the onscreen menu or accessed through the powerful Remote-Control Software for Windows or Mac.

Auto mixing

The included Auto-Mixing function ensures the correct mix for multiple panel participants at conferences by automatically adjusting levels across multiple audio sources. A priority weighting assignment that is channel specific can be set giving the moderator or priority audio channel a higher volume level while using the Auto-Mixing function allowing the operator to focus on video switching and production.

Discreet Multi-Channel Audio Embedding

Assign up to eight analog audio inputs a separate audio embed channel on SDI 1 and 2 outputs to ensure a separate mix pre-effect (dry) or post effect (wet) for correcting audio problems post live event. This feature is additionally useful for multi-language events to record the voice-over or language translation on its own audio channel to a separate master.