For.A VTW-350HS HD/SD-SDI Character Generator

Product Code: VTW-350HS
Condition: Used
  • £6,364.00
  • (£7,636.80 inc. VAT)
Item in Stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Compact and Affordable Character Generator

With its lightweight, compact design, the VTW-350HS is an extremely portable HD/SD character generator, perfect for live applications. The software provides a rich array of text/graphic functions, more than 260 transitions, template control, general-purpose file interface and more. The VTW-350HS provides all the tools required for advanced production needs, at an affordable price.

  • 1U size compact design, excellent for live applications. The vibration-resistant case makes it perfect for mobile and flight pack applications.
  • More than 260 transition functions come standard, including roll, crawl, fade in, fade out, slide and wipe.
  • Video input has both key and fill for capture of video with or without a key signal.
  • Video output provides both program and preview output, each with its own key and fill.
  • Multilanguage support with advanced spell check capability through Windows language options
  • Still frame capture capability
  • OpenType font support

Input/Output Screen

The VTW-350HS employs a simple, intuitive user interface integrating the input screen with the output screen.

Creation & Playout

  • Graphic templates allow for direct text input. Templates can be created on board or imported from a variety of 3rd party software including Adobe Photoshop™. Direct Text import is also supported.
  • A variety of effects are available including roll for credits and crawl ticker boxes.
  • Multi-layered mode allows for multiple layers of graphics with adjustable priority. The levels can be transitioned as a group or layer by layer using the variety of transition effects. Multiple effects and transitions can be used on the same graphic page.
  • Still images can be captured and used as CG pages or as a background for text based functions.
  • Preview function allows control of take function from the CG to either preview or program outputs. This allows the CG operator to control live on air functions.
  • The scheduler function is perfect for creating timed playback of pre-created text and graphics. This is a great feature for uses such as a video bulletin board. Play back can be created on a weekly, daily or hourly basis.
Standard1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 525/60, 625/50
Video InputsHD-SDI: 1.485/1.001 Gbps, SD-SDI: 270 Mbps, 75Ω, 2 inputs (V1/K1), BNC
Reference InputBB: NTSC: 0.429 Vp-p/PAL: 0.45 Vp-p or Tri-level sync: 0.6 Vp-p, 75Ω or loopthrough, 1 input, BNC
Video OutputsHD-SDI: 1.485/1.001 Gbps, SD-SDI: 270 Mbps, 75Ω, 6 outputs (PGM V1/PGM K1/PGM V2/PGM K2/PREV V1/PREV K1), BNC4
Storage (SSD)80 GB (The space available for using excludes 4 GB reserved for the system)
InterfacesDVI: 1 port for Display connection
Ethernet: 100Base-TX/1000Base-T, 2 ports, RJ-45
USB: 2.0 Series A connector, 2 ports (Front), 3.0 Series A connector, 2 ports (Rear)
REMOTE: 1 port, 9-pin D-sub (female) for RS-422 control
RS-232C: 1 port, 9-pin D-sub (male)
GPI/ALARM: 1 port, 15-pin D-sub (female)
- ALARM: Power, Fan alarm (contact output)
- GPI: 3 inputs, 3 outputs (contact input, open collector output)
Temperature / Humidity0ºC - 40ºC / 20% - 80% (no condensation)
Power100 VAC - 240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption110VA(108W) at 100 - 120 VAC
110VA(93W) at 220-240VAC
Dimensions / Weight430 (W) × 44 (H) × 500 (D) mm EIA1RU / 9 kg
AccessoriesOperation manual, AC cord, Rack mount bracket, GenCG software (installed)
Option SoftwareAutoCast, NewsScroll 4.1
  • Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • GenCG is registered trademark of Compix Media, Inc., in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Security Precaution on Internet Connection

1. No security software is used on the VTW.
Note that Windows Embedded Standard 7 is installed on VTW-350HS units and no security software can be installed on the OS.
2. To prevent security risks, do NOT access the Internet fromyour VTW unit.
Proceed with an Internet connection, if necessary, at your own risk.
3. Costly technical repairs may be incurred.
Technical issues on your VTW that result from an Internet connection may require the unit being sent to the FOR-A Service Center (Japan) and incurcostly repair charges. In such case, your settings may be reset to factory default settings.


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