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Kramer VS-81HD 8x1:2 HD-SDI Switcher

The VS-81HD is a high-performance switcher for HD-SDI video signals.

Your Price: $2,276.00

Key Features


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The VS-81HD is a high performance switcher for SDI (SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 344M) and HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) digital video signals. The unit switches any one of eight signals to two identical outputs.

Max Data Rate - 1.65 Gbps.

Kramer re-Klocking & Equalization Technology - Rebuilds the digital signal to travel longer distances.

HDTV Compatible.

Flexible Control Options - Front Panel, RS-232 (K-Router Windows-based software is included), RS-485, Ethernet, contact closure & IR Remote (included).

Active Input Indication Reporting - Each input button on the front panel automatically lights up when the unit detects a video signal on that input. Green indicates a standard definition (SDI) input signal and blue indicates a high definition (HD-SDI) inp

Looping Analog Sync Input.

Selectable Sync Signal Termination.

Front Panel Control Lockout.

Vertical Interval Switching - SMPTE RP-168.

Output Disconnect.

Worldwide Power - 100-240VAC.

Standard 19" Rack Mount Size - 1U. Rack "ears" included.


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8 SDI SMPTE-259M, 292M, 344M serial video, 75 ohms on BNC connectors1 GENLOCK 75? / Hi-Z on looping BNC connectors, bi-level, Tri-level inputs


2 identical equalized and reclocked SMPTE-259M, 292M, 344M outputs 75ohms on BNC connectors1 GENLOCK 75? / Hi-Z on looping BNC connectors, bi-level, Tri-level inputs

Max. Output Level

800mVpp /75 ohms


Better than 0.2UI

Data Rate

Up to 1.485Gbps


Front-panel, RS-232; RS-485, ETHERNET, infra-red remote, dry contact,

and panel lock

Power Source

Universal, 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz 22VA


19 inch (W), 7 inch (D), 1U (H) rack mountable

Maximum load protection

1.5kg. (3.3lbs.) approx.


Power cord, Null-modem adapter, IR remote control