Roland

Booth SU 10124 Music and A/V specialist Roland has a new A/V mixer, the portable VR-4HD. It has three HDMI input connectors offering 1080p/1080i/720p video resolutions. A fourth input includes a scaler to support video and computer resolutions along with supporting analog RGB and component input.

An 18-channel audio mixer has threeband parametric EQ, reverb, a compressor/ gate on the mic inputs and level/multiband EQ on the master mix. The VR-4HD supports advanced features including auto-mixing, echo cancel, audio follow and up to 500ms of delay for lip-sync between audio and video.

A loop-back audio capability via a USB 3.0 port can bring in audio from a connected PC using conferencing software such as Skype.

For video duties, the VR-4HD includes downstream keying, picture-in-picture, split and quad composting effects suitable for creating news-style broadcasts and corporate presentation content. The DSK supports both luminance keying and chroma keying.