Blackmagic Smart Videohub 40x40
Advanced 40 x 40 multi format SD, HD and Ultra HD SDI router with built in video monitoring and spin knob control for visual routing so that you can quickly route your video by looking at it! Smart Videohub 40x40 fits a massive 80 multi rate 6G-SDI connections in a compact two rack unit size
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!
Loads of Connections
Up to 40 x 40 size for advanced routing applications!
When you need larger routers for serious sized facilities, the Smart Videohub range has the options you need. You can select from models with a small 12 x 12 size, all the way up to 20 x 20 and a massive 40 x 40 sources and destinations, all with 6G-SDI technology. For external remote control, Ethernet is included so you can also route from a choice of hardware based control panel for your Mac or Windows computer. For integration into broadcast systems, RS422 control is included and the router supports tri-sync and black burst reference.
Ultra HD Quality, HD Compatibility!
The broadcast industry’s video standard of the future
Get amazing images that are so detailed it’s like being there! With Ultra HD you get 4 times the resolution of regular 1080 HD video for a massive 3840 x 2160 frame size. The new Smart Videohub easily handles the enormous data rates of full resolution Ultra HD video as well as SD and HD video. Ultra HD is the broadcast standard of the future and production of 4K content is accelerating! Smart Videohub’s advanced 6G-SDI multi format connections are compatible with your existing SD-SDI and HD-SDI equipment as well as the latest Ultra HD gear.
External Software Control
Control routing via network on Mac and Windows!
If you want to control your Smart Videohub anywhere then the included free Videohub software control for Mac and Windows is the perfect solution. Videohub control software has a great looking interface with amazing icon buttons. When used with touchscreen PCs, you get a fantastic large screen XY control panel! You can even download the software control panel for Apple iPad® that lets you use it as a fantastic, low cost touch screen router panel, it's free on the App Store!
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.
DVB-ASI, 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G.
Video Input Re-Sync
On all SDI outputs, auto switching between standard definition, high definition or 6G-SDI video.
Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
Reference terminating loop output.
Control Panel Connection
Serial Control Connection
Multi Rate Support
Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI. Simultaneous routing of 4K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.
40 buttons for local control of Videohub. 6 buttons and scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet.
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
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-1, SMPTE 2082-10, 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 Ehternet Videohub Control Protocol.
Router control included free for Windows™ and Mac™.
Internal Software Upgrade
Via included updater application.
Mac 10.12 Sierra,
Mac 10.13 High Sierra or later.
Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Built in 5 inch LCD for video and menu settings.
2 x Internal 90 - 240V AC. IEC power cables required.
Power Fail Protection
Crosspoint connections preserved and restored instantly at power on.
2 rack unit size. Less than 6 inches deep.
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
Smart Videohub 40x40
SD card with software and manual
3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty, and 12 Month Warranty on the front panel.