Blackmagic Design Universal Videohub 288 Rack Frame


BlackMagic Design Universal Videohub 288 BMD-VHUBUV/288CH

3 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.


Rack frame lets you add up to 72 BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI interfaces plus a single 72 x 72 or dual 288 x 288 crosspoint cards and up to two power cards. Add a single crosspoint for affordability, or add dual crosspoint and power cards for full redundancy. Includes removable fan tray and fans.


SDI Video Input
Up to 288 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.
SDI Video Output
Up to 288 x SDI/HD-SDI, 3Gb/s SDI and ASI with SDI re-clocking. Can be BNC SDI or optical fiber SDI.
Reference Input
1 x Black burst and Tri-Sync for all SD, HD and 2K SDI and optical connections.
USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.

Multi Rate Support
Auto detection of SD, HD or 3G-SDI.  Simultaneous routing of 2K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI.
Device Control
Up to 288 bidirectional Sony™ compatible RS-422 deck control ports via breakout cable.
Router Control
Use either RJ45 Ethernet or Smart Control or Master Control shared over IP network.
Router Configuration
Use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 (IP setting only) high speed interface shared over IP network.
RS-422 Router Control
1 x input for controlling router crosspoint switching.
On all SDI outputs.
GPI connector for connecting external alarms.


SD Format Support
625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC.
HD Format Support
1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60.  1080PsF23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30.  1080i50, 59.94, 60.  720p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60.
SDI Compliance
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
2K Format Support
2048 x 1556p23.98, 24, 25.
SDI Video Rates
SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and 2K.   SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD and 2K SDI.
SDI Video Sampling
4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
SDI Color Precision
4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10-bit.
SDI Audio Sampling
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.
SDI Color Space
SDI Auto Switching
Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-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.