No Ordinary Compact

Production Switcher

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Carbonite Black Solo Compact Production Switcher

Today’s content creators are expected to deliver increasingly engaging content to their audiences, while keeping costs low. Compact and affordable, the Carbonite Black Solo 1ME production switcher is built with the tools to create a top-notch show, wherever you take it.

Small Footprint, Big Feature Set

Carbonite Black Solo provides the compact form and affordability of a small switcher, while offering the big switcher feature-set of the Carbonite Black series.

Graphics Software Included

XPression LiveCG complements your show with high quality still graphics. Graphics are fed directly into the switcher media channels over Ethernet for a truly simple workflow.

Eliminate Additional Purchases

If your productions are on the go, at different facilities and events, you want to make it easy to plug-in and get the show rolling. Carbonite Black Solo is built with internal video processing and MultiViewer resources, so no external gear is required.

Flexible ME Resources

Need a unique output for an on-screen monitor? Want to do a multi-screen projection on-stage? Carbonite Black Solo’s unique MiniMEs give you the resources to do this – without touching the main ME bus.

One-Button Playout

Smaller switchers generally feature base-level custom controls and memories, but not Carbonite Black Solo. This switcher features fully-customizable macros and a memory system with unique smart recall and effect recall functionality.

Simple Control

In addition to a refined control panel, Solo is part of the Ross DashBoard Control ecosystem. This network control software allows total control of all switcher functions and makes it easy to create a purpose-built UI for your specific production environment.

Carbonite Black Solo Overview Video

No ordinary compact production switcher, Carbonite Black Solo packs an astounding feature set including 2 MiniMEs and 9 keyers.

Features

Powerful Main ME

Carbonite Black Solo packs major effects and keying power into it’s main ME. Learn more…

2 Built-in MiniMEs

MiniMEs are a new class of operational ‘devices’ within the production switcher architecture. These are very powerful effects modules that include an independent Mixer and 2 Keyers. Learn more…

XPression Graphics

Included with Carbonite Black Solo, is XPression LiveCG software. Create great-looking still graphics from a network connected laptop for use in your productions. Learn more…

Memories & Macros

Playout of complex scenes and effects is easily achieved with a robust memory and custom control macro system. Learn more…

Internal Video Processing

Carbonite Black Solo is built with internal frame synchronizers and format converters to ensure you can handle any equipment coming in and any monitor format going out. Learn more…

Built-in MultiViewer

MultiViewers are a necessity for any live production. There’s no need to purchase an external solution, thanks to Carbonite Black Solo’s built-in MultiViewer. Learn more…

Applications

This product can be used as part of the following Smart Production Solutions:

Government

Corporate

House of Worship

Mobile

Education

Carbonite Black Solo Compact Production Switchers

Specifications

Carbonite Black Solo comes in two different models:

FEATURES SOLO SOLO13
Inputs 6x 3G HD-SDI
3x HDMI
12x 3G HD-SDI
1x HDMI
Outputs 5x 3G HD-SDI
1x HDMI
5x 3G HD-SDI
1x HDMI

Both Carbonite Black Solo models include the same operational features.

Control Devices

Carbonite Black Panels
The Carbonite Black Solo panel is simple and elegant. For every task you need to perform there is a dedicated button, no more searching and stepping through menus. Carbonite switchers have been a success with thousands of operators because the most complex tasks can be performed quickly and easily.

DashBoard Control
DashBoard provides a single interface for full control and management of your Carbonite Black Solo switcher. Enjoy setup, configuration, and operation from a network-connected DashBoard application. To really unlock the magic of DashBoard, build out a CustomPanel to consolidate control of your entire production solution into a single customized interface.

ViewControl
ViewControl consolidates the control a Carbonite Black Solo production switcher, XPression Live Graphics system and Tria video server onto a single intuitive touch screen interface. Now via Carbonite Black Solo’s powerful Custom Control macros and Ross DashBoard interface, every production element is visually displayed for instant touch selection.

Device Control

Control Protocols

Carbonite Black Solo is equipped with RossTalk and third-party control protocols, making Solo the perfect central hub of a tightly-integrated production solution.

XPression Graphics

The included XPression LiveCG can select and transition between graphics from Solo custom controls and memories. With DashBoard CustomPanels, you can build an interface that totally simplifies graphics operation – this is great for inexperienced staff.

PTZ Cameras

Ross PIVOTCams are built to excellent spec and offered at the best price point in the PTZ market. Tight integration with Ross switchers means you can setup all your camera shots with preset shot custom controls, and manually control PTZ functions with the switcher panel joystick.

Carbonite Black Solo U

A place for online self-directed learning of the Carbonite Black Solo Production Switcher.

Downloads

Brochure

Brochure
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Configuration Guide

Configuration Guide
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Manuals

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Application Notes

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Device Setup

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Software Upgrades

Software Upgrades
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