Ross Video Carbonite Black Solo9 Compact Live Production Switcher

Six SDI inputs and five SDI outputs, three HDMI inputs and one HDMI output, 10 source multi-viewer, and robotic camera control

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  • Ross Video Carbonite Solo M/E Live Production Video Switcher
  • Limited One-Year Warranty


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supports up to 1080p60 Video

The Ross Video Carbonite Solo is a perfect fit for smaller productions where quality and operational performance is essential, in a compact package that is remarkably affordable. Designed to offer the features, performance, reliability, and high-quality design of the best-selling Carbonite Series Production Switchers. Solo is packed full of the features that Carbonite owners love to use every day and delivers incredible video production horsepower to equip a production studio, flight pack, or add as a back-up switcher. The powerful single ME in the Carbonite Solo Video Switcher includes four keyers plus a transition keyer, for DVE and Media Wipes, as well as one high quality Ultrachrome chroma keyer.

Solo also comes equipped with two MiniMEs - perfect for use in event production or for secondary outputs. Each MiniME has two keyers of its own - providing Solo with an amazing nine keyers in total. The Carbonite Solo Live Production Video Switcher is available three ways The first is the beautifully styled, all-in-one with combined control panel and electronic processing, offering maximum portability. The second, the rack mount electronic frame with soft control panel is the most cost effective. The third, a control panel plus separate electronic frame for installations where it is desirable to separate operation from electronics.


  • ME with Four Full Function Keyers plus transition keyer
  • Two MiniME with 2 keys
  • Robotic Camera
  • Ultrachrome Chroma Key
  • Two 2D DVEs
  • ViewControl: a touch screen user interface that integrates the live Solo MultiViewer into a touch screen control panel
  • Four MediaStores
  • Six 3G HD-SDI inputs
  • Three HDMI inputs
  • Six Assignable Frame Syncs and Format Converters
  • Five 3G HD-SDI assignable outputs
  • HDMI output
  • AES audio output
  • Serial and Parallel Tally and GPI/O connections

Specifications for the Ross Video Carbonite Black Solo9

{ "Control Panels": { "Physical Features": { "Direct Access Crosspoint Buttons": "9", "Number of ME Rows": "1", "Global Menu System / Memory Control with Mnemonic LCD Buttons": "yes", "True Next Transition Architecture": "yes", "Individual Keyer Transition Controls": "yes", "Custom Control Macros": "72 (Control Panel) 256 (DashBoard)" } }, "Features & Interfaces": { "Number of Keys per ME": "5(4 + 1 Transition Key)", "Number of Keys per MiniME": "2 per MiniME", "Total Keyers": "9", "UltraChrome Keyer": "1", "Number of Media-Stores™ (Capacity 8GB)": "4", "Supported Media File Types": "Stills: .BMP. Stills & Animations: .JPG .JPEG (no Alpha), TGA & PNG (with Alpha) & 48k WAV audio files", "Browser-based Graphics Management": "yes", "Pattern Generators": "2", "Effects Memory with MemoryAI™": "300 (100 for ME and each MiniME)", "Custom Control Marcos": "36 (Control Panel) 256 (Dashboard)", "Internal Frame Synchronizers & Format Converters": "6 freely-assignable Frame Syncs & Format Converters. If the switcher is operating in 1080p 59.94, you can only use a maximum of 7 frame synchronizers to sync 1080p 59.94 video inputs. This can be up to 3 FSFCs and 4 MSFSs or 6 FSFCs and 1 MSFS. Format conversion is not restricted.", "Animated MediaWipes™": "yes", "Direct Media Store Render Via Ethernet": "yes", "LiveEDL™ (Requires external TC – Serial converter)": "yes", "Interfaces": { "DashBoard Softpanel": "yes", "DashBoard LiveAssist": "yes", "ViewControl – Visual Production Control": "yes", "Robotic Camera Control": "yes", "Video Server Control (AMP)": "yes", "Audio Mixer Control (Yamaha)": "yes" } }, "Frames (All-in-One and 1RU Frame)": { "Multi-Definition Inputs": "9 (6 x SDI, 3 x HDMI)", "Multi-Definition Outputs": "6 (5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)", "Number of MEs": "1", "Number of MiniMEs": "2", "Number of Multiviewers™ with Tally and Source Names": "1 (Up to 10 windows)", "Internal Format Converters / Frame Synchronizer": "6", "Number of Floating DVE’s": "2", "Number of GPI/O": "24", "Number of Tallies": "24", "AES Digital Audio Output": "1", "Removable Storage Media": "USB", "Time Code Input": "Via External Gear Lite Converter (LTC)", "Ethernet Ports": "1", "Reference Input": "Black or Tri-Level", "Editor Port": "1 (RS-422)", "Signal Processing Standards": { "Standard Definition": "480i/59.94, 576i/50", "High Definition": "720P & 1080i 50/59.941080PsF, 23.98/251080P 29.97", "3G 1080P": "1080P 50/59.94" } } }

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