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Kramer VS-848

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BCS Price: $1,432.50
Item #:EQ441161N
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Model Description:
8x8 Composite & (B) Audio Matrix Switcher.19" (2RU)

Model Details

The VS-848 is a high performance matrix switcher for composite video and balanced stereo audio signals. Switching during the vertical interval ensures glitch-free switching with genlocked sources.


  • Dependable, rugged, and fits in two vertical spaces of a standard 19” rack
  • Video bandwidth of 200MHz ensures that the VS-848 remains transparent even in the most critical applications
  • Video Bandwidth: Exceeding 200 MHz
  • Audio Bandwidth: Exceeding 100 kHz
  • Video Crosstalk: <50dB @ 5MHz

  INPUTS:   8 composite video, 1Vpp/75? on BNC connectors.1 Sync/Video Genlock 1Vpp/75? with sync select switch. 8 balanced audio stereo, + 4dBm/33 K? on detachable terminal blocks.
  OUTPUTS:   8 composite video, 1Vpp/75? on BNC connectors. 8 balanced audio stereo, + 4dBm/50? (24 Vpp max.) on detachable terminal blocks.
  MAXIMAL AUDIO:   24 Vpp (> 20dBm).
  VIDEO BANDWIDTH (-3dB):   200MHz.
  AUDIO BANDWIDTH (-3dB):   100kHz.
  NON LINEARITY:   0.1%.
  DIFF. GAIN:   0.05%.
  DIFF. PHASE:   0.03 Deg.
  K-FACTOR:   0.05%.
  VIDEO S/N:   74dB.
  AUDIO S/N:   84 dB. Unweighted (1Vpp).
  VIDEO CROSSTALK:   -50dB @ 5MHz.
  CONTROL:   Manual, RS-232 or RS- 485.
  AUDIO THD:   0.025% (1V, 1kHz).
  2nd HARMONIC:   0.013%.
  SWITCHING:   Vertical interval.
  POWER SOURCE:   230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, (115VAC, U.S.A.), 14 VA.
  DIMENSIONS:   19 inch (W), 7 inch (D) 2U (H) rack mountable.
  WEIGHT:   3.5 kg (7.8 lbs.) approx.
  ACCESSORIES:   Power cord, Windows® - based control software, Null modem adapter.

Additional Detailed Information:
Bandwidth - 200MHz (-3dB) fully loaded.
Control - Front panel, RS-232 (K-Router™ Windows® - based software is included), & RS-485.
Take Button - Execute multiple switches all at once.
Memory Locations - Store multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed.
Audio Breakaway Switching.
Vertical Interval Switching.
Switching Synchronization - Synchronize either to external reference or the incoming video.
Selectable Sync Signal Termination.
Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 2U.

Additional Information

Kramer VS-848 Data sheet.pdf
Kramer VS-848 User Manual.pdf

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