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Data Video MS-2850A Mobile Studio


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Datavideo MS-2850A Overview

The MS-2850A Mobile Studio from Datavideo includes the SE-2850 HD/SD 8-channel video switcher, HDR-70 HDD recorder, TLM-170LM 17.3" 3G-SDI Full HD rackmount LCD monitor, ITC-100 8-user wired intercom system with four belt packs and headsets, AD-100M audio delay box, and PD-2A 1 RU power distribution center.

The MS-2850A HD/SD mobile video studio is a ready-to-go solution. It is designed around the SE-2850 HD/SD 8-channel (upgradeable to 12 channels) broadcast quality video switcher. It is perfect for outdoor events, conferences, education, and places of worship. Producing high-quality pictures with versatile input/output configurations, the SE-2850A also has powerful yet easy-to-use effects such as dual picture-in-picture, downstream keyer (DSK), and logo insertion.

The switcher is integrated with the essential elements required for live production including a recorder, a multiview monitor, and an intercom system. Also included is an impact-protective 8 RU flight case for secure and safe transport.

Datavideo SE-2850 HD/SD 8-Channel Video Switcher

The SE-2850 HD/SD 8-Channel Video Switcher from Datavideo is a mixed format switcher with 8 HD/SD-SDI inputs and four assignable SDI and two assignable HDMI outputs for routing any combination of HD and SD video.

This switcher supports SDI/HDMI YUV 10-bit 4:2:2, and HDMI/RGB 4:4:4 color sampling for smoother color gradations. Housed in a 2 RU frame, the SE-2850 is ideal for use in both large broadcast systems or portable mini-racks for live productions. Routing is controlled via Ethernet using the included Windows software or via RS-422 control.

For advanced audio control, the SE-2850 can be connected to an external mixer (not included). Additional switcher features include dual PiP, two downstream keyers, cross-point video and audio, two independent logo functions, and a built-in title overlay system. The SE-2850 includes four XLR audio inputs with each audio channel featuring de-embedding and audio delay.


Supports eight HD or SD inputs with six video and audio cross-point options on four SDI outputs
Dual user-positioned PiP, dual logo support, and dual downstream keyers (DSK) with Luma and alpha channel options
Four XLR audio inputs with two output modes; audio delay for each de-embedded audio source
Integrated title overlay system works with entry-level Datavideo CG systems
Additional features including frame store for each channel, 17 wipe choices, and master and countdown clocks
UPC: 672255007051

Datavideo HDR-70 HDD Recorder for SD/HD-SDI with Removable Drive Bay

The DataVideo HDR-70 HDD Recorder for SD/HD-SDI with Removable Drive Bay is a rack mountable video recorder for studio control rooms or video production trucks. It records NTSC, PAL, and HD video signals and features an SD/HD-SDI input and two mini-XLR recording to 2.5" form factor HDD or SSDs in a removable drive caddy. The HDR-70 features selectable color sampling ratio and data rate settings. This compact unit features a small footprint and is made from painted aluminum for strength. The front panel buttons provide you local tape deck like control of the unit, with built-in led audio level meters. The HDR-70 features two XLR inputs and outputs for balanced audio.

The included drive caddy supports available drives (both HDD and SSD) up to 500GB, and once removed from the HDR-70 the enclosures can be connected directly to a computer via the built-in USB 2.0 or eSata interface for off loading or editing directly from the drive. The unit writes to the NTFS file format system, which makes the drive readable by both Mac and Windows systems and avoids the 4GB file size limitation of FAT32 systems. For remote control, the HDR-70 features a 9-pin connector that allows control by RS-232 or RS-422. The unit is powered by 12 volts DC, and the cable connector features a locking collar so the power cable can't be accidentally unplugged.

HDR-70 Video Support

NTSC and PAL video and HD video including 1080p, 1080i and 720p
Reference In/Out Black Burst and Tri-level sync
Timecode input/outputs, and gen-lock input and pass-through
SD/HD-SDI input, with SD/HD-SDI outputs with 8-channels of embedded audio
The HDMI output uses a full sized connector and features 4 channels of embedded audio. There is also a nifty cable tie platform under the HDMI connector that you can use to secure the HDMI connector to the unit with available cable ties.
The front panel features local control buttons and a built-in headphone jack with volume knob


  • LCD menu screen
  • Lockable drive bay.
  • Timelapse recording feature
  • Power on record/play
  • Media files are made on the fly with no rendering required.In the event of power loss during recording, only the last two seconds of your recording are lost
  • Removable rack mount ears (ships unattached)
  • Removable rubber feet (ships attached)

Datavideo 17.3" 3G-SDI Full HD Rackmount LCD Monitor

The 17.3" 3G-SDI Full HD Rackmount LCD Monitor from Datavideo is suitable for applications in a live production gallery, 19" rack monitoring, OB Van, or a video editing suite. It comes with a 3G-SDI video input with loop-through output and two HDMI inputs. The monitor supports embedded audio on SDI and HDMI (version 1.3). The monitor offers viewing angles of 70°/70°/60°/60° (left, right, top, and bottom) and brightness rating of 300 cd/m². This unit has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080. The contrast ratio of 400:1 showcases the monitor's ability to handle light and dark images on-screen.


  • Full HD (1920 x 1080p) LCD panel with Underscan and Overscan menu options
  • Designed to rackmount
  • 3G-SDI video input with loop-through output and two HDMI inputs
  • Supports embedded audio on SDI and HDMI (Ver. 1.3)Front panel has a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack socket for discrete audio monitoring
  • Front panel buttons allow quick and easy selection of source input as well as aspect ratio, blue only mode, pattern (Color Bars), menu, and audio controls
  • Color temperature menu option has 3 modes (6500K, 9300K, 7500K, and user defined)OSD audio level peak meter for SDI and HDMI based digital audio inputs
  • Individual adjustment of brightness, contrast, color saturation, and LED backlight level for each monitor
  • On-screen overlays for frame marker 80%, 90%, 4:3 marker, Central Mark, and Cinema Zone Marker
  • Bi-color tally light and 3.5mm jack tally input socket
  • USB 2.0 port for easy update of firmware with a USB 2.0 pen drive

Datavideo ITC-100 8-User Wired Intercom System with 4 Beltbacks & 4 Headsets

One of the innovative features of the rack-mountable ITC-100 8-User Wired Intercom System with 4 Beltbacks & 4 Headsets from Datavideo is that it can use headsets ranging from low-cost cell phone headsets to high-quality professional units.

Up to 8 users can be connected to the ITC-100 via PTT wired beltpacks. Four beltpacks, four headsets, four cables and a tally light set are all included. Cables for connecting the beltpacks may be up to 984 ft long, and use 5-pin XLR connectors. The base station features all call and mute buttons, a mic input, built-in speaker, and standard headphone jacks.

Supports up to 8 wired users
Uses your choice of headsets, from low-cost cell phone sets to high-quality professional units
Uses cables up to 984 ft to connect beltpacks

Datavideo AD-100M Audio Delay Box with Microphone Input

The Datavideo AD-100M Audio Delay Box allows you to sync an audio or mic signal to video. Its easy-to-use design features a menu/mode LCD and only a few controls such as an "Adjust" dial, and it's housed in a rugged, metal enclosure for use in the studio or in the field. It offers an audio delay time from 0 to 700 ms.


Key Features

  • Audio delay box with microphone input
  • 2 x XLR balanced audio input
  • 2 x RCA (L/R) unbalanced audio input
  • 1 x XLR mic input
  • 2 x XLR balanced audio output (mic mixed)
  • 2 x RCA (L/R) unbalanced audio output (mic mixed)
  • LCD display for menu and mode selection setting
  • Output volume attenuating from 0 to -60 dBu
  • Audio delay time from 0 to 700 ms
  • 1 KHz test tone output attenuating from 26 to -34 dB
  • 12 VDC power input

Datavideo PD-2A 1RU 19" Rack Power Distribution Center

The PD-2A 1RU 19” Rack Power Distribution Center from Datavideo provides steady power supply for studio equipment, such as the video switcher, monitors, recorders, and intercom system.

The PD-2A power distribution center features auto-switchable inputs of 110/120VAC, a UPS interface, and 12VDC ports. In addition, it also features four 12V/3A terminals, two 12V/5A terminals, two 12V/10A terminals (shared), and XLR DC outputs. It adds reliability to studio equipment and consolidates power supplies and cabling.


  • Maximum rating 400 W
  • Power indicator and auto-recovering fuse protector for each output terminal
  • Sequential-Power On of each DC output terminal during power on stage by 1 second duration
  • Auto-switchable 110/120VAC or 12VDC UPS input source
  • Compliant safety
  • EMI and RoHS certification

Datavideo SE-2850 HD/SD 8-Channel Video Switcher Specs

Video Standards HD, SD
Video Format 3G/HD/SD input:
1080i: 60/59.94/50
1080p: 60/59.94/30/25

HD Output:
1080i: 60/59.94/50
SD Output:
576i: 50 Hz
480i: 59.94 Hz
Video Processing SDI: 4:2:2
HDMI: YUV 4:2:2 10-bit, RGB 4:4:4
Input Routable / Crosspoint 12, repeatable
Video Inputs 8x SDI, 2x HDMI
Graphics Input Maximum: 2 x HDMI
Video Outputs 4 x SDI, assignable: PGM, PVW, AUX, Clean Out
2 x HDMI, assignable: PGM, Multi-View
Down-Conversion 4 x SDI (channels 1-4)
Multiview Outputs 2 x HDMI
Audio Input 4 x XLR, balanced
Audio Output 2 x XLR, balanced
Embedded Audio Input Maximum: 16 x channels
Output Maximum: 4 x channels
Audio Delay Up to 8 frames (SDI-input audio only)
Chroma Key N/A
Keyer/DSK 2 x DSK Support: Lumakey & Linear key (key/fill)
PIP 2 x
Logo Overlay 2 x or 1 x logo + 1 x clock
Still Store 12 x
Effects FTB, Cut, 8 x wipes with border
Transition Preview PiP, DSK
Sync / Reference In/Out Built-in GenLock
External sync supported with loop-through
PC Remote Control Ethernet (downloadable Windows software)
Chassis 2 RU, rackmount mainframe
Power 12 VDC, 48 W
Dimensions (WxDxH) Main Unit: 17 x 9.9 x 3.7" (432 x 251 x 93 mm)
Control Unit: 17 x 12.3 x 2.8" (433 x 313 x 71 mm)
Weight Main Unit: 10.4 lb (4.7 kg)
Control Unit: 5.5 lb (2.5 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 22.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.9 x 15 x 12.6"

Datavideo HDR-70 HDD Recorder For SD/HD-SDI With Removable Drive Bay Specs

Drive Enclosure
Material of Construction Painted aluminum
Interface (Inputs/Outputs) USB 2.0
Internal Interface SATA
Drive Compatibility HDD: Western digital, Fujitsu, Hitachi
Compatible with SSD
Power 5VDC
Dimensions 6 x 5 x 1" (15.2 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm)
Weight 1 lb (0.5 kg)
Signal System HD
Supported Video Formats 1080p 24/23.98
1080i 60/59.94/50
720p 60/59.94/50
Recording Formats HD
Long GOP 4:2:2 or 4:2:0
i-frame: 8-bit 4:2:2

Long GOP 4:2:2 or 4:2:0
i-frame: 8-bit 4:2:2

PCM, 24-bit, 8 channels, 48kHz
Data Rates HD
10 to 25Mb/s, 4:2:0
35 to 100Mb/s, 4:2:2

8Mb/s, 4:2:0
15 to 50Mb/s, 4:2:2
Inputs Video:

2 x Balanced stereo mini-XLR (analog, stereo pair 2-channels)

GPI 1 x mini-XLR

1 x BNC

Black Burst/Sync
1 x BNC
Outputs Video:
1 x SD/HD-SDI 1 x SD/HD-SDI (loop through)
1 x HDMI

2 x Balanced stereo mimi-XLR (analog, stereo pair 2-channels)
1 x BNC

Black Burst/Sync
1 x BNC
Control Interface RS 422, RS 232
9-pin DIN
Recording Time 250GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 111 hours
10 Mb/s: 55 hours
15 Mb/s: 37 hours
20 Mb/s: 27 hours
40 Mb/s: 15 hours
60 Mb/s: 9 hours

320GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 142 hours
10 Mb/s: 70 hours
15 Mb/s: 47 hours
20 Mb/s: 35 hours
40 Mb/s: 19 hours
60 Mb/s: 12 hours

500GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 220 hours
10 Mb/s: 111 hours
15 Mb/s: 74 hours
20 Mb/s: 55 hours
40 Mb/s: 27 hours
60 Mb/s: 18 hours
File Format MXF/OP1A
File System Format NTFS
Recording Limit 99 bins
99 clips per bin
Material of Construction Painted aluminum
Rack Height 2RU
Power Requirements 12VDC
Power Consumption 16W
Dimension L x W x H 17.3 x 11.4 x 1.9" (44 x 29 x 4.9 cm)
Weight 7 lbs. (3.17 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 11.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.4 x 14.6 x 6.7"

Datavideo 17.3" 3G-SDI Full HD Rackmount LCD Monitor Specs

Size 17.3" / 43.9 cm
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle 60°/60°/70°/70°
Luminance 300 cd/m²
Contrast 400:1
Response Time Not specified by the manufacturer
Video Input/Output 2 x HDMI input (Ver. 1.3)
1 x BNC input (3 Gb/s HD/SD-SDI)
1 x BNC output (loop-through, 3 Gb/s HD/SD-SDI)
Signal Format 1920 x 1080p: 60/59.94/50
1920 x 1080p: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1920 x 1080i: 60/59.94/50
1280 x 720p: 60/59.94/50
720 x 480i (NTSC), 720 x 576i (PAL)
Timing VESA Timing: 1680 x 1050 (16:10)
1360 x 768 (16:9)
1280 x 1024 (5:4)
1280 x 1024 (4:3)
1280 x 960 (4:3)
1280 x 768 (4:3)
1152 x 864 (4:3)
1024 x 768 (4:3)
800 x 600 (4:3)
Audio Input 3G/HD/SD-SDI embedded audio
HDMI embedded audio (Ver.1.3)
1 x Internal speaker
1 x 3.5 mm Headphone socket
Note: Internal speaker circuit will automatically mute when headphones are connected