Roland V-1HD+ Switcher


Switch, Mix, and Create Like a Pro


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Roland V-1HD+ Switcher
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Roland V-1HD+ Switcher

Switch, Mix, and Create Like a Pro

The V-1HD+ is the ultimate compact A/V switching solution for serious visual storytellers. Elevate your creative production process with versatile I/O, a familiar user interface, deep control, and essential monitoring tools that help keep your content looking great and sounding perfect. The V-1HD+ delivers the superior performance you want and the production-critical reliability you demand—plus the Roland support and training resources you deserve.

Professional HD switching solution for live events, livestreaming, or both at once. Standalone video switcher and 14-channel audio mixer for single operators. Compact and portable for fast set up. Familiar interface that’s quick to learn and easy to use. Technology-assisted automatic video switching. Four-layer effects and keying engine to engage audiences with graphics, lower thirds, and social callouts. Pro audio I/O with legendary Roland sound quality. Eight memory presets to recall visual layouts on cue


A Legacy of Success

Since its release in 2015, the Roland V-1HD has been the most popular high-definition, four-channel HDMI video switcher available. The V-1HD+ extends this legacy with a deeper feature set for advanced applications—while still maintaining the simple operation, pro performance, and rugged reliability that’s made the V-1HD a favorite of users around the world.

Multiviewer Display

A 10-window multiviewer display can be applied to one or both HDMI outputs, helping you manage productions in real time. Cue up camera shots, preview presentations, and choose stored still images before taking them live to the program feed. Camcorder recording status can be monitored as well.


Audio Monitoring

Even if your video looks perfect, poor sound will ruin the entire production. With the V-1HD+, you can always keep track of your audio quality. Each analog input has its own signal/peak indicator, and headphones can be plugged in to monitor the overall audio feed. When using the multiviewer display, signal level meters are shown for all inputs and the main outputs.

Four-Layer Effects Engine

Savvy visual storytellers understand the power of layered graphics and visual effects. With four composition layers at your command, it’s simple to add lower-third titles, logos, social media comments, and more to inform your audience and keep them involved.


Recording Control

Many technical elements contribute to a successful recording—but forgetting to hit the record button means the difference between getting paid for the job or not. Via HDMI, you can trigger Atomos recorders to start and stop recording, bringing remote-control convenience to your busy workflow.



Legacy Support

Budgets don't always allow you to upgrade every component in your video system at the same time. The V-1HD+ can interface with legacy systems and components via its RS-232 port, allowing you to keep working while saving up for that new piece of gear.



Learn more about the Roland  V-1HD+ Switcher

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Features
  • Professional HD switching solution for live events, livestreaming, or both at once
  • Compact & portable for fast set up
  • Technology-assisted automatic video switching
  • Pro audio I/O with legendary Roland sound quality
  • Standalone video switcher & 14-channel audio mixer for single operators
  • Familiar interface that's quick to learn & easy to use
  • Four-layer effects & keying engine to engage audiences with graphics, lower thirds, & social callouts
  • Eight memory presets to recall visual layouts on cue

Say Goodbye to Workflow Workarounds
While many video switchers promise easy workflows, they often require workarounds for optimum results. Too often, those workarounds force you into technical compromises & purchasing extra gear. With its feature-rich design, the V-1HD+ provides the key tools you need to get the job done right.

Four Video Inputs & Onboard Scaling
Four HDMI inputs with frame rate conversion let you mix a variety of sources, including cameras, presentation computers, tablets, & video game consoles. & when you have a troublesome source that won’t display correctly, simply plug it into Input 4 & let the built-in video scaler sync & calibrate the image automatically.

Two Video Outputs
Two independent HDMI outputs can be assigned to display one of three different video busses, providing the versatility you need for pro production. For example, you can use one as your main program output for a recorder or livestream, & the second output to turn any HD video monitor into an “up-next” input preview display or expanded multiviewer with 10 windows.

Pro Operation Made Easy
Your passion for a simplified interface led our designers to add quick-action buttons for the most commonly used operations. With one-touch access to the system menu, downstream key on/off, transition type, picture-in-picture, effects on/off, & more, V-1HD+ production workflow is smooth & hassle-free.
The V-1HD+ also includes PGM & PST busses & a transition/fade bar, which are the most-recognized video switching controls in the industry—& the quickest for beginners & volunteers to learn. & with tactile audio volume knobs, signal/peak lights, & unity gain markers, it’s simple & intuitive to adjust sound levels on the fly.

14-Channel Audio Mixing with Effects
Allows a single operator to do more than switch cameras—they can mix professional sound too. The integrated 14-channel digital audio mixer blends HDMI audio with mic & line sources, & also offers a variety of onboard effects to sweeten mixes.

Audio Inputs
With two XLR mic inputs & selectable phantom power, the V-1HD+ lets you bring pro-grade microphones into your productions, including condenser broadcast mics. There’s also an 1/8-inch input for a lavalier mic or stereo audio source like a smartphone, plus another stereo input on RCA jacks. Embedded stereo audio from the four HDMI inputs can be included in your mix as well.

Audio Outputs
There’s no need for a dedicated small audio console. Distribute analog sound to a PA system via two balanced ¼-inch TRS outputs, & use embedded digital audio in the HDMI outputs to feed recorders & livestream broadcasts.

Audio Effects

Leave the outboard gear in the recording studio—each audio input on the V-1HD+ has its own three-band equalizer, high-pass filter, compressor, & noise gate, plus a sync delay to align audio with video if needed. The XLR & 1/8-inch inputs also include de-essers to clean up vocal sounds in real time. & with the limiter, three-band equalizer & compressor on the main outputs, you can deliver broadcast-quality sound every time.

Production-Critical Signal Monitoring
V-1HD+ incorporates several real-time monitoring tools that make it easy to keep your productions looking & sounding their best.

Effects, Keying, & Stills
The powerful effects engine in the V-1HD+ keeps audiences engaged with visually appealing content while opening new revenue streams for customer graphics creation.

Keying
The DSK (downstream keyer) layer lets you independently composite a picture-in-picture (PinP) window on a video feed, which is especially useful for live & online hybrid events. For example, when displaying onscreen graphics for a live presentation, you can also overlay a camera shot of the stage speaker that’s only viewable by the online audience.

Still Images
You’ll never have to leave your audience with a blank screen when the presentation stops, the meeting goes on break, or the camera power goes down. Simply call up one of four still images you’ve stored in the V-1HD+, or capture stills from a connected input source. & with the versatile effects engine, these images can be used as DSK lower thirds or full-screen backgrounds.

Camera Tally
A camera tally light visually directs talent to look toward the active camera, & also lets everyone know when the camera is live & “on-air.” The analog tally output on the V-1HD+ can be wired to most broadcast camera systems—refer to the V-1HD+ Reference Manual for wiring specifications.

VIDEO
Video Processing
4:2:2 (Y/Pb/Pr), 8-bit
Input Connectors
INPUT 1--3: HDMI type A x 3
*HDCP Supported

INPUT 4: HDMI type A
* HDCP Supported
* Multi-format Supported
Output Connectors
OUTPUT 1--2: HDMI type A x 2
* HDCP Supported
Input Formats
INPUT 1--3
720/59.94p, 720/60p *1, *3
720/50p *1, *4
1080/59.94i, 1080/60i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/60p, 1080/29.97p, 1080/30p *2, *3
1080/50i, 1080/50p, 1080/25p *2, *4
1080/23.98p, 1080/24p *2
* The input interlaced video signal is converted to progressive video signal by internal processing.
*1 SYSTEM FORMAT = 720p
*2 SYSTEM FORMAT = 1080i or 1080p
*3 FRAME RATE = 59.94 Hz
*4 FRAME RATE = 50 Hz

INPUT 4
480/59.94i, 480/59.94p, 720/59.94p, 720/60p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/60i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/60p, 1080/29.97p, 1080/30p *1
576/50i, 576/50p, 720/50p, 1080/50i, 1080/50p, 1080/25p *2
1080/23.98p, 1080/24p
VGA (640 x 480/60 Hz), SVGA (800 x 600/60 Hz), XGA (1024 x 768/60 Hz)
WXGA (1280 x 800/60 Hz), SXGA (1280 x 1024/60 Hz)
FWXGA (1366 x 768/60 Hz), SXGA+ (1400 x 1050/60 Hz)
UXGA (1600 x 1200/60 Hz), WUXGA (1920 x 1200/60 Hz)
* The refresh rate is the maximum value of each resolution.
* Conforms to CEA-861-E,VESA DMT Version 1.0 Revision 11.
* 1920 x 1200/60 Hz: Reduced blanking
* The input interlaced video signal is converted to progressive video signal by internal processing.
*1 FRAME RATE = 59.94 Hz
*2 FRAME RATE = 50 Hz

Still Image:
Bitmap File (.bmp) Maximum 1920 x 1080 pixels, 24-bit color, uncompressed.
PNG File (.png) Maximum 1920 x 1080 pixels, 24-bit color
* It can be stored up to 24 files in the internal memory.
* PNG alpha channel not supported.
Output Formats
OUTPUT 1--2:
720/59.94p *1, *4
720/50p *1, *5
1080/59.94i *2, *4
1080/50i *2, *5
1080/59.94p *3, *4
1080/50p *3, *5
*1 SYSTEM FORMAT = 720p
*2 SYSTEM FORMAT = 1080i
*3 SYSTEM FORMAT = 1080p
*4 FRAME RATE = 59.94 Hz
*5 FRAME RATE = 50 Hz
Video Effects
Transition: CUT, MIX (DISSOLVE/FAM/NAM), WIPE (8 types)
Composition: PinP (SQUARE, CIRCLE, DIAMOND), SPLIT (2 types), Keyer (Luminance key, Chroma key), DSK (Luminance key, Chroma key)
Other: Flip horizontal, Flip vertical, Still image capture, Still image playback, Output fade (Audio, Video: WHITE or BLACK), Test pattern output
AUDIO
Audio Processing
Sample rate: 24 bits/48 kHz
Audio formats
Linear PCM, 24 bits/48 kHz, 2 ch
Input Connectors
INPUT 1--4: HDMI Type A x 4
AUDIO IN 1--2: XLR-3-31 type (balanced, phantom power DC 48 V, 14 mA Max)
LINE IN: RCA phono type
MIC/AUX IN: Stereo miniature phone type (PLUG-IN power)
Output Connectors
OUTPUT 1--3: HDMI Type A x 2
AUDIO OUT L, R: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
PHONES: Stereo miniature phone type
Nominal Input Level
AUDIO IN 1--2: -60 to +4 dBu (Maximum input level: +24 dBu)
LINE IN: -10 dBu (Maximum input level: +10 dBu)
MIC/AUX IN: -51 to -10 dBu (Maximum input level: +10 dBu)
Input Impedance
AUDIO IN 1--2: 10 k ohms
LINE IN: 15 k ohms
MIC/AUX IN: 10 k ohms
Nominal Output Level
AUDIO OUT L, R: +4 dBu (Maximum output level: +24 dBu)
PHONES: 72 mW + 72 mW (32 ohms load)
Output Impedance
AUDIO OUT L, R: 600 ohms
PHONES: 10 ohms
Audio Effects
Delay, High pass filter, De-Esser, Compressor, Noise gate, Equalizer, Limiter, Reverb, Test tone output
OTHERS
Other Connectors
USB MEMORY: USB A type (for USB flash drive)
REMOTE: USB B type (for remote control)
RS-232: DB-9 type (male, for remote control)
TALLY: DB-9 type (female, for TALLY output)
Other Functions
Preset memory (8 types)
Panel lock function
EDID emulator
Auto switching
Auto input detect
Power Supply
AC adaptor
Current Draw
2.1 A
Power Consumption
25.2 W
Operation Temperature
+0 to +40 degrees Celsius
+32 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit
Dimensions
316 (W) x 121 (D) x 65 (H) mm
12-1/2 (W) x 4-13/16 (D) x 2-9/16 (H) inches
Weight (excluding AC adaptor)
1.4 kg
3 lbs 2 oz
Accessories
Startup Guide
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
AC adaptor
Power cord

* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

Roland V-1HD+ Switcher

  • Startup Guide
  • Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
  • AC adaptor
  • Power cord