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Kramer Presentation 9-input Scaler / Switcher

Model: VP-729

Kramer Presentation 9-input Scaler / Switcher
Kramer Presentation 9-input Scaler / Switcher
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About: Kramer Presentation 9-input Scaler / Switcher

The VP-729 is a 9-input scaler/switcher for analog and digital video, unbalanced stereo, and S/PDIF audio signals. It scales any video signal composite, s-Video (Y/C), component video (YUV), HDMI, computer graphics video and jpeg files) up or down to a selectable graphics or HDTV output resolution via HDMI or 15-pin HD outputs. It provides glitch-free switching between sources through FTB™ (fade-thru-black) switching technology.

  • HQV Video Processing - HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) processing represents the state-of-the-art in video processing technology, with the highest quality de-interlacing, noise reduction, and scaling performance for both standard-definition and high-definition signals.
  • Fade-Thru-Black (FTB™) Switching - The video fades to black and then the new input fades from black for smooth, glitch-free switching. The output signal provides constant sync so the display never glitches.
  • K-IIT XL™ Picture-in-Picture Image Insertion Technology - Ultra stable picture-in-picture, picture-and-picture, and split screen capability. Any video source can be inserted into or positioned next to a computer graphics video source or vice versa with window positioning and sizing controls.
  • Projector Anywhere™ Technology - Horizontal & vertical geometry controls to compensate for off-axis projector placement.
  • HDTV Compatible.
  • HDCP Compliant - The HDCP (High Definition Content Protection) license agreement allows copy-protected data on the HDMI input to pass only to the HDMI output.
  • Video Inputs - 4 universal video each on 3 RCA (composite, s-Video, component), 2 computer graphics video (15-pin HD), 2 HDMI and 1 USB (for JPEG data).
  • Multi-Standard - Auto, NTSC (3.58/4.43), PAL (M/N/60) & SECAM.
  • HDTV Compatible Component Input.
  • Scaled Video Outputs - HDMI & 15-pin HD.
  • HDTV Output Resolutions - 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p.
  • Computer Graphics Output Resolutions - 23 plus a user definable custom output resolution with selectable refresh rates.
  • Multiple Aspect Ratio Selections. - 4x3 or 16x9, anamorphic, letter box, and user definable settings.
  • Companion AFV (Audio-Follow-Video) for Every Analog Video Input - Supports embedded audio on the 2 HDMI inputs and outputs.
  • Audio Inputs - 4 (stereo audio or S/PDIF on 2 RCAs) for each of the 4 universal video inputs, 2 stereo audio (on 3.5mm) for the 2 computer graphics video inputs. Individual level adjustment.
  • Audio Outputs - S/PDIF and stereo audio (RCAs). Transcodes stereo or S/PDIF audio to both stereo and S/PDIF audio and embeds audio onto the HDMI output. Master volume control.
  • Audio Delay - Adjustable from 0 to 340msec.
  • Built-in Time Base Corrector - Stabilizes unstable video sources.
  • Built-in ProcAmp - Color, hue, sharpness, contrast, and brightness are set individually for each input.
  • Text Overlay.
  • Front Panel Lockout.
  • Front Panel Freeze Frame.
  • Video Blanking - Blue or black screen selectable.
  • Zoom - 100% to 400%.
  • Flexible Control Options - Front panel, IR Remote (with on-screen menus) Ethernet & RS-232.
  • Worldwide Power Supply - 100-240V AC.
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 1U, rack "ears" included.


INPUT: 4 universal Y/CV, Pb/C, Pr (composite, s-Video and component); 1 Vpp/75Ω on RCA connectors; 2 UXGA on a 15-pin HD (F) connector (VGA through UXGA); 2 HDMI connectors; 1 USB connector; For each universal input there is a corresponding (unbalanced) audio stereo input and digital S/PDIF input on RCA connectors. For each UXGA input there is a corresponding (unbalanced) audio stereo input on a 3.5mm mini jack. connector.
OUTPUTS: 1 HDMI connector; 1 UXGA format on a 15-pin HD connector; 1 unbalanced audio stereo output on RCA connectors; 1 digital S/PDIF output on an RCA connector.
OUTPUT RESOLUTION: Native HDMI, 640x480 (60/75Hz), 800x600 (50/60/75Hz), 1024x768 (50/60/75Hz), 1280x768 (50/60Hz), 1280x800 (60Hz), 1280x1024 (50/60/75Hz), 1366x768 (50/60Hz), 1400x1050 (50/60Hz), 1600x1200 (50/60Hz), 1680x1050 (60Hz) 1920x1080 (60Hz), 1920x1200 (60Hz), 480p (60Hz), 576p (60Hz), 720p (50/60Hz), 1080i (50/60Hz), 1080p (50/60Hz) or Custom.
CONTROL: Front panel buttons / OSD, IR remote control, Ethernet, RS-232 on a 9-pin D-sub connector, Picture-In-Picture: video in graphics (or vice versa) in any size and at any location, or split-screen (2 images side-by-side).
ADDITIONAL CONTROLS: Freeze, zoom, different selectable vertical refresh rates, video and audio ProcAmp control, output image scaling and aspect ratio change, picture-in-picture, picture-and-picture, text overlay.
POWER SOURCE: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 30VA automatic power supply.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 1U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 3kg (6.6lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Null-modem adapter, IR remote control, power cord. is a Canadian authorized Kramer Electronics retailer.

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Warranty: Kramer Presentation 9-input Scaler / Switcher Warranty:

30 Days

Manufacturer's Warranty:

Limited warranty for seven (7) years from date of original purchase.
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