Roland VC-100UHD 4K Video Scaler

Roland VC-100UHD

Roland VC-100UHD 4K Video Scaler

Product Code: VC-100UHD

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• Compact and robust unit
• Advanced visual effects and image processing
• Front-panel LCD
• Professional audio processing with flexible patching
• USB 3.0 webcam output for livestreaming broadcasts

Roland VC-100UHD, a next-generation A/V signal management solution for live events, fixed installations, and livestreaming. Built on a reliable hardware platform for mission-critical applications, this powerhouse processor combines multiple single-task technologies in a compact and flexible half-rack design. With Roland’s Ultra Scaler on board, the VC-100UHD supports simultaneous scaling and conversion to multiple destinations, including 4K LED walls, HD displays, USB livestreams, and more.

Process Images for Multiple Audiences at Once

Using the VC-100UHD, it’s a simple task to send 4K and 1080p video to multiple destinations at one time, including pixel-hungry LED walls, tech operator displays and recorders, and USB webcam streams for online viewing. With an ultra-high-definition source signal connected to the 12G-SDI or HDMI 2.0 video inputs, the VC-100UHD will automatically process and convert it to different resolutions, ready for distribution at 12G-SDI, HDMI, and USB 3.0 rear-panel outputs.

Front Panel Graphic LCD

With the VC-100UHD’s high-resolution graphic LCD and intuitive menu structure, all functions can be accessed locally without the need for an external control device. On the comprehensive status screens, you can quickly check the resolution, frame rate, HDCP status, color space, bit depth, color gamut, dynamic range, audio levels, and more. In addition, the system message log screen makes troubleshooting easy.

The Ultra-Reliable Ultra Scaler

The VC-100UHD features Roland's revolutionary Ultra Scaler, the same no-compromise, ultra-reliable professional video processor found in the flagship V-600UHD 4K video switcher. Backed by a lightning-fast processing engine, Ultra Scaler delivers premium quality conversion for perfectly synchronized big-screen IMAG and precise dot-by-dot scaling for LED wall displays.

Roland's  Ultra Scaler supports:

10-bit 4:4:4 pixel-accurate color
Rec. 601, 709 and 2020 wide color gamut
High dynamic range processing and conversion
Version 1.3 High frame rate (HFR) video at 100, 119.88, 120, 200, 239.76, and 240 Hz (HDMI input only)
Native DCI Digital Cinema System 4K (4096) resolution

High Frame Rates? No Problem.

High frame rate (HFR) video sources can pose signal workflow challenges for integrated systems, but the VC-100UHD handles them with ease. Thanks to Ultra Scaler technology, system designers can simultaneously deliver 1080p video at rates up to 240 Hz for a gaming monitor, 59.94/50 Hz for an HD video system and LED displays, and 59.94/50 Hz for an HD livestream broadcast.

Onboard Visual Effects and Image Processing

Using the VC-100UHD’s built-in visual effects, it’s simple to rotate, flip, and mirror images. For example, a portrait image generated by a smartphone can be trimmed and rotated to fit seamlessly on a 16:9 landscape display for digital signage. And with the VC-100UHD’s Frame Synchronizer and Genlock features, you can easily re-clock and stabilize video images as needed.

Advanced Audio Features

Along with video, the VC-100UHD can process embedded digital audio from the 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 inputs. Analog I/O is provided too, with balanced audio on a 25-pin D-sub connector for installations and line-level stereo audio on RCA jacks for prosumer video gear. An advanced audio patching system lets you route and embed/de-embed up to 16 input channels and output up to eight channels. Need to adjust lip sync? Just tweak the delay that’s available on each audio output.

Compact and Ready for Any Application

The VC-100UHD works great as a portable processor for grab-and-go productions, or it can be mounted in a rack for use in larger systems and fixed installations. It also comes equipped with rich integration capabilities, including:

Selectable EDID on HDMI

Version 1.2 12 video test patterns (including scrolling and animated patterns) and an audio test tone generator assignable to any channel
Wide-range color correction to support a variety of input and output devices, including LED displays
Support for backing up and recalling system settings on the job via USB memory
Version 1.3 Automatic fan control function
Version 1.3 C/LFE audio channel mapping
Remote control support over LAN

Processing 4:4:4 (Y/Cb/Cr), 10 bit
Formats SDI:
2160p(DCI)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 48 Hz *2, 47.95 Hz *2, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (SMPTE ST2048)
2160p(UHD)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (SMPTE ST2036)
1080p(DCI)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 48 Hz *2, 47.95 Hz *2, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (SMPTE ST2048)
1080p(FHD)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (SMPTE ST274)
1080i/59.94 Hz, 50 Hz (SMPTE ST274)
720p/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz (SMPTE ST296)

HDMI: *1 *4
2160p(DCI)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (CEA-861-F)
2160p(UHD)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz, 23.98 Hz (CEA-861-F)
1080p(DCI)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz *3, 23.98 Hz *3
1080p(FHD)/60 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 50 Hz, 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz *3, 23.98 Hz *3 (CEA-861-F)
1080i/59.94 Hz, 50 Hz (CEA-861-F)
720p/60 Hz *3, 59.94 Hz *3, 50 Hz (CEA-861-F)

2560 x 1440/60 Hz (VESA CVT Reduced blanking)
2560 x 1440/144 Hz (Pixel Clock 595.5MHz) *2
1920 x 1200/60 Hz (VESA CVT Reduced blanking)
1920 x 1080/240 Hz (Pixel Clock 556.8MHz、567.0MHz) *2
1920 x 1080/144 Hz(Pixel Clock 346.54MHz) *2
1920 x 1080/120 Hz, 119.88Hz, 100Hz (CEA-861-F) *2
1920 x 1080/239.76 Hz, 200Hz(VESA CVT) *2
1600 x 1200/60 Hz (VESA DMT)
1400 x 1050/60 Hz (VESA DMT)
1280 x 1024/60 Hz (VESA DMT)
1280 x 800/60 Hz (VESA DMT)

*1 HDCP 1.4, 2.2 supported.
*2 Input and through output.
*3 Input only.
*4 Color Space: RGB Full/12bit, RGB Limited/12bit, YUV444/12bit, YUV422/12bit, YUV420/12bit (Valid bits are 10 bits)

* Color Gamut: Rec.601, Rec.709, Rec.2020
* Dynamic Range: SDR, HDR PQ (HDR10), HDR HLG

USB Streaming: *5 *6 *7
1080p, 720p, 640 x 480
*5 UVC (USB Video Class) Uncompressed Video 4:2:2 (Y/Cb/Cr), 8 bit
*6 The video signal frame rate can be selected Full or Half of System frame rate.
*7 Color Gamut: Rec.601, Rec.709, Dynamic Range: SDR
Functions 4K Scaler
FHD Down Scaler for USB Streaming
Fade to Black
Test Pattern Generator
Rotation *8
Flip H, V
Edge Enhancer
Motion Adaptive Deinterlacer
Color Correction
Dynamic Range Conversion
Frame Rate Conversion (up to 240Hz)
*8 The following functions cannot be used at the same time. Sub Processing, Rotation, HDMI Through.
Processing 24 bits/48 kHz
Formats 12G-SDI: Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 16 ch (SMPTE 299M)
HDMI 4K: Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 8 ch
STREAMING: Linear PCM, 16 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch (UAC (USB Audio Class))
Input Level LINE IN: -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu)
AUDIO IN: +4 dBu (Maximum: +24 dBu)
Input Impedance LINE IN: 38 k ohms
AUDIO IN: 15 k ohms
Output Level LINE OUT: -10 dBu (Maximum: +8 dBu)
AUDIO OUT: +4 dBu (Maximum: +24 dBu)
Output Impedance LINE OUT: 1 k ohm
AUDIO OUT: 600 ohms
Functions Output Level
Test Tone Generator
Input Connectors 12G-SDI IN: BNC type (SMPTE 2082, 2081, 424M(SMPTE 425M-AB), 292M, 259M)
LINE IN: RCA phono type
AUDIO IN: DB-25 female type (Balanced audio 2 ch)
REFERENCE IN: BNC type (Black Burst (Sync to frames), Bi-Level, Tri-Level)
Output Connectors 12G-SDI OUT: BNC type (SMPTE ST2082, ST2081, 424M(SMPTE 425M-AB), 292M, 259M)
12G-SDI THRU: BNC type
LINE OUT: RCA phono type
AUDIO OUT: DB-25 female type (Balanced audio 2 ch)
REFERENCE THRU/OUT: BNC type (Black Burst)
Other Connectors USB HOST: USB A type (USB2.0) (for USB flash drive)
REMOTE: RJ45 type, 100BASE-TX
Functions EDID Emulator
Preset Memory x 8
Power Supply AC Adaptor
Current Draw 2.3 A (DC 24V)
Current Consumption 55 W
Operation Temperature +0 to +40 degrees Celsius
+32 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit
Dimensions 210 (W) x 284.5 (D) x 43 (H) mm
8-5/16 (W) x 11-1/4 (D) x 1-3/4 (H) inches
Weight (excluding AC adaptor) 2.2 kg
4 lbs 14 oz
Accessories Owner's Manual
AC adaptor
Power cord
Rubber feet (4 pcs.)
Rack mount angle set
DC Plug Stopper

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