Panasonic AW-HS50 (AWHS50) Compact Live switcher

Product Code: AWHS50E
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  • Now £2,610.00
  • (£3,132.00 inc. VAT)
  • RRP £3,205.00
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The compact & multi-format live HD/SD AW-HS50 switcher offers 10-bit processing & four HD/SD-SDI inputs and one HD DVI-D input & as well as a built-in MultiViewer & Chroma Keyer & Aux Bus & 1080/29.94PsF support & and more.

Ideal for mobile production & AV facilities & event video and more & the half-rack width HS50's built-in MultiViewer allows users to view four & nine & or 10 images on a single display-significantly reducing the cost & size and weight of a complete HD production system.

The adjustable MultiViewer outputs can also be used to provide a multi-image large-screen presentation display. Other advanced functions include dedicated hardware for picture-in-picture (PinP) with dissolve transitions & switchable upconversion & color correction & a chroma/linear keyer plus a downstream keyer (DSK) & auto or manual video transitions & wipe and PinP preset memories & and frame memories.

As a key component in Panasonic's first complete Internet Protocol (IP) production system & the HS50 also offers an IP link to the new AW-RP50 remote camera controller. This link enables remote switching of the remote controlled camera video on the HS50's AUX bus & and other unique functions The AW-HS50 has built-in & switchable 10-bit frame synchronizers on each input & ensuring reliable & glitch-free switching even with non-synchronous sources such as remote camera feeds & small camcorders & and computer graphics.

The HS50 has four HD/SD-SDI inputs and one HD DVI-D input & two HD/SD-SDI outputs and one scalable DVI-D output. Additional standard features include an on-screen display (OSD) for viewing switcher settings & GPI input & camera tally outputs & an Ethernet control interface & 4-pin XLR 12VDC input & and an AUX Bus for a versatile production workflow.

- 5 inputs and 3 outputs
Standard features include 5 inputs (4 HD/SD-SDI & 1 DVI-D) and 3 outputs (2 HD/SD-SDI & 1 DVI-D).

- MultiViewer display functionality comes installed as standard
The built-in MultiViewer can display up to ten image windows at one time on a single monitor & including program & preview & inputs & and more!


  • Embedded audio levels of SDI (group1/ 1 ch & 2 ch) inputs can be displayed.


  • Cut and Mix transitions are available through AUX bus and PinP bus.


  • Frame Synchronizer is embedded in all inputs. This enables asynchronous video signals to be switched without glitches. (SDI-IN1 to 4 10 bit & DVI-IN 8 bit)


  • ???2 Switchable Up-converters. (SDI-IN3 &IN4)
  • ???Color Correction on SDI Inputs (SDI-IN1 to 4) for convenient matching of video sources.
  • ???Dot-by-Dot feature on 4 inputs (SDI-IN1 to 4) enables insertion of SD images into HD frames with virtually no image distortion.
  • ???13 wipe patterns & plus PinP & Chroma/Linear Key & Aux Bus.



Compact 5 Channel HD/SD Production Switcher
  • - 5 Video Inputs
    • 4 HD/SD-SDI, 1 DVI-D
  • - 3 Outputs
    • 2 HD/SD-SDI, 1 DVI-D
  • - HD Formats Supported
    • 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/23.98PsF, 1080/24PsF, 720/59.94p, 720/50p
  • - SD Formats Supported
    • 480/59.94i, 576/50i
  • - MultiViewer Output
  • - Audio Level Meter Display
  • - 2 Switchable Up Converters (Channel 3 and 4)
  • - Colour Correction
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