Kramer introduced its newest ProScale Presentation Digital Scaler/Switcher at InfoComm 2015. Dubbed the Kramer VP-444, it features 12 inputs (with fade-thru-black switching), 10 HDMI inputs and two analog inputs. The VP-444 offers unbalanced stereo inputs for each video input and embedded audio for its HDMI inputs. Level control is available for the outputs as well as for each individual input. It scales the video, embeds the audio, and outputs the signal to two HDMI outputs (up to 1080p). The product includes 22 output resolutions.
Integrated with two microphone inputs for mixing, switching or talkover, the VP-444 also has two audio outputs with balanced stereo audio on a terminal block connector and S/PDIF on an RCA connector. The unit features last-connected auto input switching, offering users plug-and-display functionality.
The VP-444 features control via RS-232 and IR remote with on-screen display (OSD) and easy-to-use, built-in web pages via Ethernet. The unit also features powerful audio DSP functions for digital audio signal processing, including audio equalization, mixing, delay, etc.
The VP-444 is housed in a standard 19” 1U rack-mountable enclosure with rack ears and all the details are here.