Model 2444 | HD-SDI switcher - 4x4 3G-SDI Matrix Switcher with Ethernet

Model 2444 HD-SDI switcher - 4x4 3G-SDI Matrix Switcher with Ethernet
  • 4x4 crosspoint switcher
  • Data rates from 270 Mbps to 2.97 Gbps
  • Supports SMPTE 259M(C) (SD-SDI), 292M (single-link HD-SDI), and 424M (3G-SDI)
  • Automatic reclocking and equalization
  • Control via front panel, Ethernet or RS-422/RS-485
  • Compact size, low power

Description

Model 2444 is a rugged and compact, 4x4 matrix (crosspoint) switcher that can simultaneously connect each of its four outputs to any of its four inputs. It supports all single-link SDI standards: SMPTE 259M(C) (SD-SDI), 292M (single-link HD-SDI), and 424M (3G-SDI). Four seven-segment LED displays provide indication of the switch states, as well as signal status of the video inputs.

Front and rear views

Model 2444 front view Model 2444 back view

Simple and flexible control

The unit can be controlled manually through its intuitive front panel console, or with a computer through its Ethernet or serial communications interfaces. A built-in web server allows the unit to be controlled from any web browser, and its integral telnet server enables it to be easily controlled by a remote, automated client over a network.

2444 web screenshots

Matrix switch control page Network configuration page

Applications

The versatile switching fabric provided by Model 2444 can be used in a number of ways. For example, one input can be routed to two or more outputs to implement a video splitter. The unit can also be used to select alternate video sources on the fly in video editing applications and small broadcast studios.

Typical application

2444_diag_application1.jpg

Specifications

Video
Matrix 4x4 (4 inputs, 4 outputs)
Data rates 270 Mbps, 1.483 Gbps, 1.485 Gbps, 2.967 Gbps, 2.97 Gbps
Standards SMPTE 259M(C), SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M
Impedance 75 Ω, input and output
Equalized input cable length (maximum) 270 Mbps 400 meters
1.485 Gbps 200 meters
2.97 Gbps 110 meters
Communication
Ethernet Data rates 10Base-T, 100Base-TX
Protocols HTTP, Telnet
Serial Interface Operating mode 9600 baud, no parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit
Physical layer RS-422, RS-485
Protocol Telnet
Other
Mechanical Dimension (W x H x D): 10.0 x 1.72 x 4.4 inches
Weight 600 g
Power Nominal input power 8 W (5 VDC)
Environmental Operating temperature 0 to 50 °C

Documentation

File Version Type Size
Model 2444 Product Manual1.0.2PDF332 KB
Model 2444 Mechanical Drawing1.0.0PDF38 KB

Pricing & Ordering

Model Description Qty 1 Qty 2-9 Order Qty.
2444S4x4 3G-SDI Matrix Switcher with Ethernet, Metal Enclosure$945$900

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