Smart Videohub 20x20

by Blackmagic Design MFG# BMD-VHUBSMART6G2020
$1,995.00

Smart Videohub 20x20

Introducing the exciting new Smart Videohub, the world’s first Ultra HD mixed format routers with built in video monitoring and spin knob router control. Smart Videohub includes the latest 6G-SDI or 12G-SDI technology depending on the model, so you can simultaneously connect and route any combination of SD, HD and Ultra HD video, all the way up to high frame rate 2160p60, all on the same router at the same time! You also get revolutionary new visual routing that lets you see your router connections as video on the built in LCD as you scroll the knob to select your routing. Now you can route your video simply by looking at the video!

Perfect for
Portable Use

Broadcast grade routing that's easy to use!

Smart Videohub is perfect for broadcast, post or live production! Smart Videohub’s super compact size means it's perfect for use in large broadcast systems or portable mini racks for live production where cameras, switchers, recording and monitors are all simply connected to Smart Videohub. Now you can avoid messy rewiring because you can connect everything to the router and then quickly change connections from job to job without reconnecting a single cable!

Compact Design

Innovative control and
monitoring in a compact design!

Smart Videohub's beautiful machined aluminum design features new innovative video monitoring control. Now you can visually route video because the built in monitor lets you see live video, crosspoint connection labels and TV formats displayed simultaneously. You can make selections with the spin knob or switch video with the dedicated button panel. Choose from three incredible models! The Smart Videohub 12x12, 20x20 and 40x40 all feature the amazing new control panel, built in power supply, network control and advanced 6G-SDI connections in a compact design. You can even configure all IP settings on the front of the unit without a computer!

Technical Specifications

Description

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.

Connections

SDI Video Inputs

20 x 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI.

SDI Video Outputs

20 x 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI.

SDI Rates

DVB-ASI, 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G.

Video Input Re-Sync

None.

SDI Reclocking

On all SDI outputs

Reference Input

Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Control Panel Connection

Ethernet.

Serial Control Connection

RJ-7 RS-422.

Multi Rate Support

Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI. Simultaneous routing of 4K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.

Updates

USB.

Router Control

21 buttons for local control of Videohub. 6 buttons and scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet.

Router Configuration

Via front panel LCD or use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 for setting IP address only.

RS-422 Router Control

1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching.

Smart Videohub 20x20

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

4K Video Standards

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4

SDI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.

SDI Color Precision

4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit.

SDI Color Space

YUV or RGB.

SDI Auto Switching

Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 6G-SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard.

SDI Metadata Support

Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M.

Control

Built in Control Panel

20 buttons for local control of Videohub with 6 buttons and scroll wheel for menu control. 2.2 inch color display.

External Control Panel

Includes Blackmagic Videohub software control panel for Mac and Windows. Supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Blackmagic Master Control hardware panels. Includes Blackmagic Videohub SDK and Ethernet Videohub Control Protocol.

Display

Built in LCD for video and menu settings.

Operating Systems

Mac icon

Mac 10.12 Sierra,
Mac 10.13 High Sierra or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.

Physical Specifications

Physical Specifications

Smart Videohub 20x20

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty, and 12 Month Warranty on the front panel.