Arista Corporation has announced a partnership that will see a 4K video and multichannel audio over a single fiber or Cat6 cable solution. Called the IP Flash Caster Combo for 4K Video and Multichannel Audio, it uses 10G SDVoE for 4K HDMI or SDI video and NetworkSound’s Mamba Audio over IP via a single Cat6 or fiber cable.
The combined Arista and Mamba Audio solution employs a single cable to deliver both 4K video and up to 64×64 channels of audio. With the combination of video, audio, and Ethernet control on a single cable and housed in a 3U carry-on rackmount case, the IP Flash Caster Combo for 4K Video and Multichannel Audio offers an ideal, streamlined solution for both AV installers and event production professionals to quickly establish a very capable AV setup. The entire system is work by connecting power and the Fiber/Cat6 cable between the units. The audio system’s Dsub to XLR/TRS break-out cables provide a seamless solution for directing multiple audio channels to one’s audio equipment.
The IP Flash Caster Combo for 4K Video and Multichannel Audio incorporates a wealth of features. ON the video side of the equation, Arista’s IP Flash Caster products facilitate broadcast quality scaling, the ability to display adaptive scaling in 1xn signal distribution and facilitate true seamless switching in nxm signal switching. Further, the equipment provides Adaptive Clock Re-synchronization (ACR), color space conversion, frame rate conversion, the choice of multi-view, PIP and PAP, and video wall processing. IP Flash Caster products also incorporate USB, RS232, IR Extension and Switching options and provide Ethernet control over a 10GbE network switch.
Audio specifications include support for 16×16 channels up to 64×64 channels at 24 bits/48K, with a 1RU form factor for up to 16×16 channels and a 3RU form factor for 48×48 and 64×64 audio channels. The system supports line level inputs and outputs with the ability to use external microphone preamps for mic inputs. The system uses high-quality AKM audio converters, provides plug-and-play operation and the use of standard D-Sub connectors for analog audio in and out.
The IP Flash Caster Combo for 4K Video and Multichannel Audio is $4,990. Here are the specs.