Production Switchers Carbonite Black Web Tour


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Carbonite Black 3X

Or a chassis:
Carbonite Carbonite Black Carbonite eXtreme


Carbonite Black 3X Control Panel Tour

Carbonite Black panels Are not only a joy to behold, they are also intuitive and easy to use. Every panel operates identically, if you know one – you know them all. For every task you need to perform there is a dedicated button – no searching or stepping through menus. Operators simply love Carbonite as even the most complex tasks can be performed quickly – an essential feature in modern live production.

POWERFUL MACRO EDITING | Easy to create, amazing to use MULTI-PURPOSE BUTTONS | Quickly select patterns, DVE effects, memories, media, or menu functions DIRECT ACCESS TO MEMORIES | MemoryAI™ Recalls make for impressive productions HIGHLY VISIBLE MENU | Intuitive auto-follow menu HIGH END 3-AXIS JOYSTICK | Position wipes, patterns, washes, camera control and DVE effects LEGENDARY ROSS FADER | Robust and Guaranteed for Life MLE EFFECTS MEMORY CONTROL | Instant access to individual MLE effects memories. DEDICATED CUT AND AUTO TRANS BUTTONS | Rapid live keyer control SOURCE MNEMONICS | Show current source names for every keyer ROLL CLIP BUTTON | For playback control within transitions ADVANCED TRANSITION TYPE SELECTION | Choose from dissolve, wipe, DVE, and MediaWipe™ Transitions TRUE NEXT TRANSITION AREA | Rapid selection of all keyers with full preview CUSTOM CONTROL BANK SELECT | Easy selection of up to 196 powerful Custom Control Macro's 16 / 24/ 32 WIDE SELECTOR BUS (Depending on panel) 32 wide on Carbonite Black 3X | Access to every internal and external source in the switcher PANEL GLOW | User-adjustable for various lighting environments MACRO NAMES | Give macros names for worry-free recall during live productions SOURCE MNEMONICS | Name sources, select text size, choose color and even invert TOP BUS DELEGATION | Reassign the top bus to keyer, aux bus, or macro recall control KEY TYPE SELECTIONS | Choose between self-keying, linear keying, chroma keying, and DVE picture in picture keying

Feature List

  1. POWERFUL MACRO EDITING | Easy to create, amazing to use
  2. MULTI-PURPOSE BUTTONS | Quickly select patterns, DVE effects, memories, media, or menu functions
  3. DIRECT ACCESS TO MEMORIES | MemoryAI™ Recalls make for impressive productions
  4. HIGHLY VISIBLE MENU | Intuitive auto-follow menu
  5. HIGH END 3-AXIS JOYSTICK | Position wipes, patterns, washes, camera control and DVE effects
  6. LEGENDARY ROSS FADER | Robust and Guaranteed for Life
  7. ME EFFECTS MEMORY CONTROL | Instant access to individual ME effects memories.
  8. DEDICATED CUT AND AUTO TRANS BUTTONS | Rapid live keyer control
  9. SOURCE MNEMONICS | Show current source names for every keyer
  10. ROLL CLIP BUTTON | For playback control within transitions
  11. ADVANCED TRANSITION TYPE SELECTION | Choose from dissolve, wipe, DVE, and MediaWipe™ Transitions
  12. TRUE NEXT TRANSITION AREA | Rapid selection of all keyers with full preview
  13. CUSTOM CONTROL BANK SELECT | Easy selection of up to 196 powerful Custom Control Macro’s
  14. 16 / 24/ 32 WIDE SELECTOR BUS (Depending on panel) 32 wide on Carbonite Black 3X | Access to every internal and external source in the switcher
  15. PANEL GLOW | User-adjustable for various lighting environments
  16. MACRO NAMES | Give macros names for worry-free recall during live productions
  17. SOURCE MNEMONICS | Name sources, select text size, choose color and even invert
  18. TOP BUS DELEGATION | Reassign the top bus to keyer, aux bus, or macro recall control
  19. KEY TYPE SELECTIONS | Choose between self-keying, linear keying, chroma keying, and DVE picture in picture keying

 

Carbonite Production Engine Tour

A production powerhouse in just 2RU. Two full MEs with multi-definition support based on our renowned Vision switcher technology.

TIME CODE INPUT | For use with LiveEDL™ Standard Feature - Exclusive to Ross Video OPTIONAL REDUNDANT POWER | With solidly locking connectors for maximum reliability GPI/O AND TALLY INTERFACE | 34 Tally connections and 34 GPI/O individually selectable to input or output CONTROL PANEL CONNECTION | Standard CAT-5 shielded cable SERIAL INTERFACE | For editor and RS-422 control ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY | For use with ViewControl, DashBoard LiveAssist, XPression Live CG, LiveEDL, FTP, browserbased GUI, diagnostics and more! 18 OR 24 SD/HD INPUTS | Supporting all popular digital video formats 8 ASSIGNABLE AUX, 1 PROGRAM & 1 PREVIEW | Dual assignable MultiViewers • Multiple outputs are essential for multi-screen and live to tape applications ANALOG | Composite and Component analog inputs (MultiMedia Chassis Only) HDMI | Direct connection of computer input with built-in HQ scaling (MultiMedia Chassis Only) BUILT-IN SYNC GENERATOR | Simplifies system timing

Feature List

  1. TIME CODE INPUT | For use with LiveEDL™ Standard Feature – Exclusive to Ross Video
  2. OPTIONAL REDUNDANT POWER | With solidly locking connectors for maximum reliability
  3. GPI/O AND TALLY INTERFACE | 34 Tally connections and 34 GPI/O individually selectable to input or output
  4. CONTROL PANEL CONNECTION | Standard CAT-5 shielded cable
  5. SERIAL INTERFACE | For editor and RS-422 control
  6. ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY | For use with ViewControl, DashBoard LiveAssist, XPression Live CG, LiveEDL, FTP, browserbased GUI, diagnostics and more!
  7. 18 OR 24 SD/HD INPUTS | Supporting all popular digital video formats
  8. 8 ASSIGNABLE AUX, 1 PROGRAM & 1 PREVIEW | Dual assignable MultiViewers • Multiple outputs are essential for multi-screen and live to tape applications
  9. ANALOG | Composite and Component analog inputs (MultiMedia Chassis Only)
  10. HDMI | Direct connection of computer input with built-in HQ scaling (MultiMedia Chassis Only)
  11. BUILT-IN SYNC GENERATOR | Simplifies system timing

 

Carbonite Black Production Engine Tour

A production powerhouse in just 2RU. Three full ME’s with MiniMEs and Multi-Definition support based on our renowned large switcher technology.

OPTIONAL REDUNDANT POWER | With solidly locking connectors for maximum reliability TIME CODE INPUT | For use with LiveEDL™ Standard Feature - Exclusive to Ross Video AES DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUTS | for audio playback from MediaStores. GPI/O AND TALLY INTERFACE | 34 Tally connections and 34 GPI/O individually selectable to input or output CONTROL PANEL CONNECTION | Standard CAT-5 shielded cable (for connection to legacy Carbonite panels) SERIAL INTERFACE | For editor and RS-422 control ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY | For panel connections and use with ViewControl, DashBoard LiveAssist, XPression Live CG, LiveEDL, FTP, browser-based GUI, diagnostics and more! 36 SD/HD/3G INPUTS | Supporting all popular digital video formats 22 ASSIGNABLE OUTPUTS | Dual assignable MultiViewers • Multiple outputs are essential for multi-screen and live to tape applications BUILT-IN SYNC GENERATOR | Simplifies system timing

Feature List

  1. OPTIONAL REDUNDANT POWER | With solidly locking connectors for maximum reliability
  2. TIME CODE INPUT | For use with LiveEDL™ Standard Feature – Exclusive to Ross Video
  3. AES DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUTS | for audio playback from MediaStores
  4. GPI/O AND TALLY INTERFACE | 34 Tally connections and 34 GPI/O individually selectable to input or output
  5. CONTROL PANEL CONNECTION | Standard CAT-5 shielded cable (for connection to legacy Carbonite panels)
  6. SERIAL INTERFACE | For editor and RS-422 control
  7. ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY | For panel connections and use with ViewControl, DashBoard LiveAssist, XPression Live CG, LiveEDL, FTP, browser-based GUI, diagnostics and more!
  8. 36 SD/HD/3G INPUTS | Supporting all popular digital video formats
  9. 22 ASSIGNABLE OUTPUTS | Dual assignable MultiViewers • Multiple outputs are essential for multi-screen and live to tape applications
  10. BUILT-IN SYNC GENERATOR | Simplifies system timing

 

Carbonite eXtreme Production Engine Tour

Powerhouse Switcher and Router combined, The Carbonite eXtreme is a true revolution in production system design. This unique package provides unprecedented system flexibility and multi-destination management.

Power Connectors Power Connectors Reference Input TBus Interface (for NK Router Panels) Input Connectors (16 per connector strip) Output Connectors (16 per connector strip) Connection for Tally, GPI/O Breakout Box Dual Ethernet Ports | For separating control and house networks Dual Ethernet Ports | For separating control and house networks Connection to Carbonite Control Panel Power Packed 10RU Frame Router Controller Module Redundant Power Supply (Optional) Redundant Power Supply (Optional) Carbonite Switcher / Routing Matrix Module Slot for second Carbonite switcher / routing matrix module - used for redundant operation, an additional 2 / 2.5 ME production switcher, or, use as two more 16 window MultiViewers. Output Modules (8 outputs per card) USB Connector for Storage Devices with extension to rear for internal or external connection Input Modules (8 inputs per card) Rack Mount Break Out for Tally, GPI/O, TimeCode and Serial port

Feature List

  1. Power Connectors
  2. Reference Input
  3. TBus Interface (for NK Router Panels)
  4. Input Connectors (16 per connector strip)
  5. Output Connectors (16 per connector strip)
  6. Connection for Tally, GPI/O Breakout Box
  7. Dual Ethernet Ports | For separating control and house networks
  8. Connection to Carbonite Control Panel
  9. Power Packed 10RU Frame
  10. Router Controller Module
  11. Redundant Power Supply (Optional)
  12. Carbonite Switcher / Routing Matrix Module
  13. Slot for second Carbonite switcher / routing matrix module – used for redundant operation, an additional 2 / 2.5 ME production switcher, or, use as two more 16 window MultiViewers.
  14. Output Modules (8 outputs per card)
  15. USB Connector for Storage Devices with extension to rear for internal or external connection
  16. Input Modules (8 inputs per card)
  17. Rack Mount Break Out for Tally, GPI/O, TimeCode and Serial port