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Datavideo VS-100 | Sampling Vector Scope

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Sampling Vector Scope

Product Code: DATA-VS100

Suggested Retail Price £695+VAT

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Small enough to pocket. Powerful enough to calibrate all your equipment. Very easy to use. Unavoidably low price. The Datavideo VS-100 is a great video engineering tool.

  • Rugged and compact single unit that requires only an HD-SDI or HDMI monitor
  • Menu choice of Vectorscope, Histogram, Waveform and Parade displays as well as clean Video Display output (SDI to HDMI conversion)
  • SDI / HD-SDI input
  • SDI / HD-SDI loop through – can provide clean pictures or technical monitoring
  • Automatically detects and locks to NTSC, PAL  or HD signals
  • Embedded SDI audio peak meter with selectable monitoring for four stereo pairs
  • Switchable 4:3 / 16:9 video thumbnail when input signal is SD-SDI
  • Headphone jack audio monitoring socket with menu based volume control
  • Save and Recall trace menu options for quick and easy overlay comparison of video traces
  • Parade Display can be toggled between RGB and YCbCr
  • Vectorscope can be toggled between 75% and 100% graticules/bars
  • Waveform detail can be zoomed  20%, 40%, 60% and 100% - various parts of the waveform can then viewed by changing the X Delay value
  • Capture sampling can be by Field1, Field 2 or Frame
  • DC 12V operation  makes the unit ideal for field or studio operation

VS-100 Supported SDI / HD-SDI Input Video Formats

  • 720 x 576i / 50 Hz (PAL) / 60 Hz (NTSC)
  • 1280 x 720p 29.97 Hz / 50 Hz / 60 Hz   
  • 1920 x 1080i / 50 Hz / 59.94 Hz  / 60 Hz
  • 1920 x 1080p / 24 Hz  / 25 Hz/ 30 Hz

NOTE: All VS-100 scope views are displayed at 1280 x 720p regardless of input video format.

Video image quality is often determined by a combination of multiple factors such as camera alignment and calibration. The location of the production and the brands of connected video devices especially under Electronic Field Production (EFP) conditions can cause variable image quality in terms of brightness, colour saturation, and white balance between different video sources. Traditionally, experienced camera operators would align equipment before a production in order to avoid too much time and resources being spent on adjusting images in post  production.

In order to make this alignment process easier and more efficient, Datavideo presents the VS-100, a cost-effective Sampling Vectorscope and Waveform monitor. This unit provides quick, accurate and standardized ways to calibrate and align signals from cameras and other video equipment. Its small size and DC voltage input means that it can be a go-anywhere engineering tool when paired with a HD / SD monitor like the Datavideo TLM-700HD or  a rack based studio tool when paired with a TLM-702HD monitor. Alternatively it can be used with any HDMI or SDI monitor.

The VS-100 can be used to test and compare the accuracy of incoming video signals from cameras and/or connected equipment. The VS-100 can accept either SDI or HD-SDI input for signal analysis. The VS-100 can be set up to provide a clean video loop through on SDI/HD-SDI whilst still allowing technical monitoring on its HDMI output. Alternatively the scope view can also be displayed as a 1280 x 720 HD-SDI output.

New launches at ISE 2020

Here's an overview of our vendors exhibiting at ISE 2020. Please call us on +44 (0)1457 851000 if you would like to book a stand tour with one of our manufacturers. BLACKMAGIC DESIGN HALL 3, STAND C140 The Video Assist 12G 5” and 7” monitor recorders are now shipping. The original HD versions were incredibly popular with AV technicians who wanted to verify SDI and HDMI feeds and check waveform levels. For production teams, their 4K HDR capture makes them a superb on-camera SD card recorder. The ATEM Mini is a very small, cost-effective 4 channel HDMI video switcher with streaming output. Great as a portable mixer or a signal switcher, it’s being adopted by everyone from conference producers to AV technicians looking for simple HDMI switching.

The perfect breakout assistant

Datavideo's DAC-75T is designed to convert video signals from VGA, HDMI, SDI to HDMI or SDI. With touchscreen control, it's a great ally for venues, conference teams and AV rental teams that need to be ready for whatever the presenter needs to project.  DAC-75T makes childplay of connecting your source to a screen or projector. The DAC-75T does upscaling, downscaling and standards conversion for any HDMI, VGA or SDI device to any HDMI or SDI screen or projector. RCA inputs allow audio to be embedded to the output of the video signal for recording purposes.

  • 1x VS-100
  • 1x AD Switch DC 12V

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