Blackmagic Design’s Videohub Smart Control Pro is a network switching router with 48 programmable buttons for routing sources and destinations on a network. Housed in a 1 RU frame, the Smart Videohub is suitable for use in both large broadcast systems and portable racks for routing live productions over Ethernet.
Videohub Smart Control Pro Blackmagic
Simple buttons on the front of the unit are configured to control the source and destination, as well as 10 assignable macro buttons and several configuration buttons. The buttons can be programmed via USB using the included software for Mac OS X and Windows. The unit also features power failure protection to preserve button configurations in case of a power failure.
The rear of the unit has an RJ45 Ethernet input with PoE to connect sources and power the unit, or it can be powered with a separately available C13 power cable. There is also an Ethernet loop output without PoE to communicate with your destinations. There are also two RS-422 input and output ports on the back for future implementations and a USB Type C port for software configuration and firmware updates.