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BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 (VHUBSMART6G4040)

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  • BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 (VHUBSMART6G4040)
  • BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 (VHUBSMART6G4040)
  • BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 (VHUBSMART6G4040)
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Features of BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 VHUBSMART6G4040

  • Routing Switcher
  • Supports SD, HD, Ultra HD 4K, DCI 4K
  • 10-Bit Processing
  • Built-In LCD with Spin Knob Control
  • Ethernet for Remote Control
  • 40 x 6G-SDI Inputs / 40 x 6G-SDI Outputs
  • 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 Sampling
  • SDI Reclocking
  • Push Buttons on Front Panel
  • Videohub Control Software Included

Product Info for BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 VHUBSMART6G4040

The BLACKMAGIC DESIGN Smart Videohub 40x40 is a mixed format router with 40 6G-SDI inputs and 40 6G-SDI outputs for routing any combination of SD, HD, Ultra HD 4K, and DCI 4K video. It supports 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color sampling and 10-bit processing for smoother gradations.

Housed in a 2RU frame, the Smart Videohub ideal for use in both large broadcast systems or portable mini racks for live productions. A built-in LCD lets view your sources directly on the router itself, with simple push buttons and spin knob provided for control.

Routing can also be controlled using dedicated remote panels or over Ethernet using the included software for Mac OS X and Windows. You can even use the available iPad app to change routing over your wireless network.

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Size Chart/Specs

SDI Video Inputs 40 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI
SDI Video Outputs 40 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, auto switching between standard definition,
high definition or 6G-SDI video
Reference Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Reference Output Reference terminating loop output
Control Panel Connection Ethernet
Serial Control Connection DB-9 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 40 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 RJ45 Ethernet.
USB for firmware updates and IP address setting only
RS-422 Router Control 1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching
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, 4K DCI 29.97p, 4K DCI 30p
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 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
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
Built in Control Panel 40 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
Software Control Router control included free for Windows and Mac
Internal Software Upgrade Via included updater application
Power Requirements
Power Supply 2 x Internal 100 - 240V AC. IEC power cables required
Power Fail Protection Router connections preserved and restored instantly at power on
Power Consumption 58 Watts
Environmental Specifications
Operating temperature 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions, in 18.97" x 6.29" x 3.46"
Weight, lb 9.92
What's Included
Include Smart Videohub 40x40
Welcome wallet with QR code for software download
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Additional Information

Video Recording
Product Type:
Video Production & Editing Tools
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