Dual SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA with Input Failover (2-in / 10 or 16-out)

The 8900 Series are Ross Video’s Premium level, highly versatile single and dual channel video 12G DA (distribution amplifiers). 

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The DRA-8902 is a premium level, highly versatile dual-channel digital video distribution amplifier. It has been designed to aid customers in the build out of signal chains that are supporting the emerging UHD 4K workflows. This 12G-SDI DA is capable of supporting SDI data rates from 270Mb/s up to 12Gb/s. In addition, it can also support DVB-ASI and MADI signals, making it easy to use in a variety of applications. The SRA-8902 uses the latest technology and connectors to achieve the industry’s best EQ performance offering cable lengths up to 200m at HD while still meeting critical return loss specifications up to 12G. Equalization and reclocking is performed on all common serial digital signals. 

The DRA-8901 is available as either 2-in / 10-out or 2-in / 16-out configuration, supporting up to 10 DAs per frame. This Dual input DA can be configured to be two independent DA’s or can be configured as a single-channel with Auto-Failover so that the card can be given a primary and a backup input in case of an upstream failure. Flexible output configuration makes it easy to change the number of outputs that are assigned to a specific input. Each channel is fully independent and can run at different data rates. It can be fully configured and monitored via Dashboard, as well as LED indicators at the front of the module identity the presence of incoming video, and the data rate. 

  • 2 independent channels of SDI distribution on one card
  • Signal Support:
    • SDI: SD (270Mb/s), HD (1.5Gb/s), 3G, 6G, 12G
    • MADI
    • ASI
    • SMPTE-310
    • Non-inverting outputs, perfect for DVB-ASI distribution
  • Passive rear module
  • Auto or Manual Failover to Secondary input
  • Output routing Support
  • Input EQ 
         – 270Mb/s | 380m 
         – 1.5Gb/s | 210m 
         – 3.0Gb/s | 180m 
         – 6.0Gb/s | 80m 
         – 12Gb/s| 50m

  • Automatic detection of incoming data rate
  • Configurable as reclocking or equalizing-only
  • HD-BNC rear module I/O options
  • Up to 20 channels of 1×8 distribution in a single frame
  • LED indicators for signal presence and data rate for each channel
  • Excellent input / output return loss specifications up to 12G
  • Hot-swappable
  • 5-year transferable warranty

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Dual UHD Reclocking DA – 2-in / 10-out





Single UHD Reclocking DA – 2-in / 16-out



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