The BVE-700A and BKE-701A together provide a complete standalone linear editing solution suitable for simple HD editing. As a standalone HD editor the system is suitable for any broadcaster or production house working in HD. A simple HD news editing system can therefore be configured together with HDCAM VTR's.
The BVE-700A is simple linear edit controller capable of controlling up to four VTR decks and an external audio mixer. Its compact processor can accommodate an HD switcher board and, with the option installed, it then forms a low-cost, integrated edit controller/switcher that is easy to install into small high-definition systems.
The following HDTV formats are supported when used together with BKE-701A:1080i/59.94, 50, 1080PsF/29.97, 25, 23.97. When using BVE-700A as a standalone editor, to control external switchers, the following formats are also supported: 480i/59.94, 576i/50