VR-3EX

AN ALL-IN-ONE AV MIXER WITH BUILT-IN USB PORT FOR WEB STREAMING AND RECORDING

The Roland VR-3EX is the next generation 4-channel SD performance audio video mixer which features HDMI inputs/outputs, USB streaming, HDCP support, built-in touch multi-viewer, an audio mixer all in a compact portable unit. Designed to be a live production switcher thebuilt-in audio mixer with up to 4 frames delay to “lipsync” your video source. Scaling on the output allows you to output up to 1080p HD Video and Audio quality.

Description

FEATURE

  • HDMI & Composite Inputs
  • Standard Definition 16:9 Mixing Engine
  • Scaled Output up to 1080p
  • Advanced 18 Channel Audio Mixer
  • USB 2.0 for 480i Streaming
  • 2.5” Multiview Touchscreen Monitor
  • Picture-in-Picture, Keyer and Video Effects

Simplicity for all applications that need video and sound.

The VR-3EX features a simple interface that places the audio mixer on the left and the video mixer on the right for a design that helps ensure intuitive control of the audiovisual experience.

The buttons and knobs let the operator easily accomplish all the common tasks while the touch-screen monitor displays more-advanced settings and adjustments in a visual layout that’s clear and easy to understand.

The VR-3EX is expressly designed for real-time operations. It makes video switching and audio mixing accessible by users with no specialized knowledge.

An all-in-one design for live production

At event and studio venues, video equipment can include cameras, DVD players, computers, tablets, and more along with audio sources extending to microphones and audio players of every type.

The VR-3EX’s variety of connectors for HDMI, RGB, and audio sources enable connection of a wide range of video and audio devices. The design enables the user to concentrate on the event at hand without having to worry about controlling multiple devices at the same time.

Webstreaming or recording with a PC/Mac

Connecting the VR-3EX to a computer via USB enables it to record video and audio using the dedicated Video Capture for VR recording software or QuickTime. The recorded files can then be edited and/or uploaded to the net. Live streaming software examples include USTREAM, Livestream, Stickam, Justin.tv, worshipstream.com, websharelive.com, and other streaming services along with video conferencing type solutions such as Skype and gotomeeting. See the current VR-3EX Streaming Software Compatibility list for more information on streaming software compatibility.

Every function an event venue or live stream demands – all in one single unit.

From speeches, seminars, and symposiums to live events and performances, the VR-3EX simplifies setup and production for every application that requires video and sound.

An all-in-one solution for any application made possible by a wealth of features and a full range of practical digital-processing power.

Despite its compact size, the VR-3EX delivers full digital processing for video and audio, supporting on-site operations with clear picture and sound. It offers built-in digital effects for both video and audio, bringing new levels of audiovisual expression to any venue and streaming broadcast.

PROCESSING

Video Processing

4:2:2 (Y/Pb/Pr), 8 bits (Internal Processing : 480/59.94p when set to NTSC, 576/50p when set to PAL)


Audio Processing

Sampling Rate : 24 bits/48 kHz


INPUT FORMATS

HDMI Video (VIDEO IN 1–3)

480/59.94p (when set to NTSC)
576/50p (when set to PAL)


HDMI Video (VIDEO IN 4)

480/59.94i, 480/59.94p, 720/59.94p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/59.94p (when set to NTSC)
576/50i, 576/50p, 720/50p, 1080/50i, 1080/50p (when set to PAL)


HDMI Audio (VIDEO IN 1–4)

Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch


RGB/Component (VIDEO IN 4)

640 x 480/60Hz, 800 x 600/60Hz, 1024 x 768/60Hz, 1280 x 768/60Hz, 1280 x 1024/60Hz, 1366 x 768/60Hz, 1400 x 1050/60Hz, 1600 x 1200/60Hz, 1920 x 1200/60Hz
* The refresh rate is the maximum value of each resolution.
* Conforms to VESA DMT Version 1.0 Revision 11.
* 1920 x 1200/60Hz : Reduced blanking


Composite Video NTSC, PAL (VIDEO IN 1–4)

NTSC, PAL


OUTPUT FORMATS

HDMI and RGB/ Component Video (VIDEO OUT)

480/59.94i, 576/50i, 480/59.94p, 576/50p, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p
640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1280 x 768, 1280 x 1024, 1366 x 768, 1400 x 1050, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1200
* The output format of HDMI and RGB/Component is always the same. When an interlaced format is selected, component signal is output from the RGB/COMPONENT connector. When a non-interlaced format is selected, RGB signal is output from the RGB/COMPONENT connector.
* The refresh rates of RGB format is 60 Hz when set to NTSC, 75 Hz when set to PAL (excluding 1600 x 1200 and 1920 x 1200. The refresh rate of these 2 is 75 Hz when set to PAL.)
* RGB formats : Conforms to VESA DMT Version 1.0 Revision 11.
* 1920 x 1200/60Hz : Reduced blanking


HDMI Audio (VIDEO OUT)

Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch


Composite Video (VIDEO OUT)

NTSC, PAL


Preview Video (PVW OUT)

480/59.94p when set to NTSC, 576/50p when set to PAL


Preview Audio (PVW OUT)

Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch


USB Video

720 x 480 when set to NTSC, 720 x 576 when set to PAL, Motion JPEG


USB Audio

Linear PCM, 16 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch


INPUT CONNECTORS

Video

VIDEO IN 1–4 (HDMI : Type A 19 pins)
VIDEO IN 4 (RGB/Component : HD DB-15 type)
VIDEO IN 1–4 (Composite : RCA phono Type)


Audio

AUDIO IN 1–4 (XLR/TRS combo type, phantom power)
AUDIO IN 5–6 (Stereo RCA phono type)
AUDIO IN 7/8 (Stereo miniature type)
MIC (Internal stereo microphones)


Phantom Power

DC 48V (unloaded maximum), 10 mA (maximum load)
* Current value per channel


OUTPUT CONNECTORS

Video

VIDEO OUT (HDMI: Type A 19 pins)
VIDEO OUT (RGB/omponent : HD DB-15 type)
VIDEO OUT (Composite : RCA phono type)
PVW OUT (HDMI: Type A 19 pins)


Audio

AUDIO OUT L,R (Stereo RCA phono type)
AUX OUT L,R (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)
PHONES (1/4-inch phone type) (headphones)
PHONES (Stereo miniature type) (headphones)


OTHER CONNECTORS

MIDI : 5 pins DIN type x 2 (IN, OUT/THRU)
USB : B type x 1 (for streaming and remote control)


SIGNAL LEVEL AND IMPEDANCE

RGB/Component

Input/Output Signal Level : 1.0 Vp-p (luminance), 0.7 Vp-p (chroma)
Input/Output Impedance : 75 ohms


Composite

Input/Output Signal Level : 1.0 Vp-p
Input/Output Impedance : 75 ohms


XLR/TRS combo type

Input Signal Level : -60–+4 dBu (Maximum: +22 dBu)
Input Impedance : 10 k ohms (GAIN 0–23 dB), 5 k ohms (GAIN 24–64 dB)


1/4-inch/RCA phono type

Input Signal Level : -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu)
Input Impedance : 15 k ohms
Output Signal Level : -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu)
Output Impedance : 1 k ohms


Miniature type

Input Signal Level : -15 dBu (Maximum: +3 dBu)
Input Impedance : 15 k ohms


Headphones

Output Signal Level: 25 mW + 25 mW
Output Impedance : 10 ohms


Display

Graphic Color LCD, 320 x 240 dots, touch panel


Video Effects

Transition : Cut, Mix (3 patterns), Wipe (250 patterns)
VIDEO FX : Strobe, Negative, Colorize, Findedge, Silhouette, Monochrome, Sepia, Emboss, Posterize, Color pass, Multi (11 types)
Composition : Picture in Picture, Split, Quad, Luminance Key, Chroma Key
Others : Output Fade, Freeze


OTHERS

Power Supply

AC Adaptor


Current Draw

2.3 A


Accessories

AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Owner’s Manual


SIZE AND WEIGHT

Width

345 mm
13-10/16 inches


Depth

203 mm
8 inches


Height

80 mm
3-3/16 inches


Weight

2.3 kg
5 lbs. 2 oz.


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