A comprehensive and flexible multi-format video switcher giving you complete control of video sources, key layers and mixing engine configurations. The V-1200HD introduces a unique flexible hybrid engine with 4:2:2 broadcast switcher and 4:4:4 live event switcher. In addition to powerful video capabilities, the V-1200HD also has a built-in 16-channel audio mixer.


  • 10 SDI and 4 HDMI inputs, and 6 SDI and 2 HDMI outputs
  • 4:2:2/4:4:4 hybrid engine
  • The 4:2:2/10-bit processor is 2 M/E switcher that is able to switch 2 M/E, 1.5 M/E, and 1 M/E.
  • The 4:4:4/10-bit multi-format processor supports live presentation, split-screen, and matrix output.
  • Up to 92 Inputs/Outputs 16-channel audio mixer
  • Control of up to 4 remote cameras
  • Optional control surface with T-bar and dual displays.
  • All switcher functions can be operated from a computer using remote control software, V-1200HD RCS
  • Input/output expandable via expansion slots

V-1200HD: Multi-Format Video Switcher

Hybrid Engine 2 M/E Switcher and Processor for Broadcast and Live Events

2 M/E Mode

This provides a standard 2 M/E operation style. Two keyers can be used with each M/E. Keyer priority can also be assigned and changed. Not only is re-entry of the video source from M/E 1 to M/E 2 possible, but so is reverse re-entry from M/E 2 to M/E 1. Each of the two M/Es can be output independently allowing for applications such as simultaneous transmission of captions in two different languages.

Roland V-1200HD 2 M/E Mode

1.5 M/E Mode
This is the highest-performance operation style, capable of using PGM/PST rows as the final stage in addition to 1 M/E. All four keyers can be used in 1 M/E. You can freely change the priority of each keyer, and even copy keyers. This mode enables complex mixing operations such as a video source plus 4-layers of composition and transition functions to another single video source.

Roland V-1200HD 1.5 M/E Mode

1 M/E Mode
This is a simple operation style using 1 M/E + 4 keys. In addition to using PGM/PST rows on the main line, you can use two AUX buses. This mode allows discrete video feeds to be switched and routed to additional outputs making the V-1200HD the ideal primary switcher for a number of broadcast and live performance applications.

Roland V-1200HD 1 M/E Mode

4K Switching Mode (future upgrade)
This functions as a 4K/60p routing switcher by combining four SDI inputs or outputs to achieve a single 4K source. Installing an XI-SDI SDI expansion card enables 4K routing of up to three inputs and two outputs.
* 4K HDMI input/output is not supported.
* M/Es and keyers cannot be used.

Roland V-1200HD 4:4:4 Multi-Format Processor

An innovative and flexible system designed to easily realize your full creative potential.

A dedicated V-1200HDR controller provides fast and accurate operation. Dual touch monitors provide quick and easy operation.
All the functionality required for operation of a high-end switcher, in an efficient compact size.

Multi-format support for a diverse range of inputs and outputs. Two expansion slots are provided for even more compatibility.

The flexible workflow and functionality supports a wide variety of live production applications.

Roland V-2100HD in Broadcast Studios
Broadcast Studios
A wide variety of video effects enhances broadcast studio productions.
Composition with freely selectable priority can be accomplished using the four scaler-equipped keyers. The system also features high-end Chroma Key, as well as the External Key essential for title compositing. In addition to PGM and PVW output, two AUX buses are usable for output (when in the 1M/E mode).

Roland V-2100HD in Live-performance Production
Live-performance Production
Multiple M/E choices allow for a diverse range of video production applications in one switcher.
The V-1200HD is ideal as a main switcher for concert recording and for a live feed. Through a variety of multi-view functions, even a large number of sources can be checked at a glance. The M/E configuration can be varied as desired to meet the needs of the production. Control up to four remote cameras, ensures creative productions even with limited camera operators.

Roland V-2100HD for Live Events
Live Events - 
Equipped with HDMI input and output with multi-format support. Freely mix computer and video sources and output to a wide range of displays and devices.
Along with ten SD/HD-SDI inputs, the V-1200HD features four HDMI inputs. Six SD/HD-SDI and two HDMI outputs are also provided. Among these, the two HDMI inputs and outputs offer multi-format support. Computer sources with varying resolutions and frame rates are supported without a need for video converters. The signal is passed directly to the 4:4:4 process, so it can be output, unchanged, at the same high resolution. What's more, using an XI expansion card with a built-in scaler makes it possible to mix digital and analog inputs and outputs.

Roland V-2100HD for Performance Hall Equipment
Performance Hall Equipment
Supporting a rich range of control as a video/audio hub.
The full-featured routing functionality enables conversion and distribution of a high number of video sources in a variety of formats. The V-1200HD can also achieve remote operation as a video/audio source hub from a variety of control terminals and programs. In addition to just simple video switching, the system also offers functions available only on production switchers, such as distributing PinP video to various locations.




    4: 4: 4 (Y/Pb/Pr / RGB), 10-bit /
    4: 2: 2 (Y/Pb/Pr), 10-bit

    Input Connectors
    3G/HD/SD-SDI: BNC type x 10 * Conforms to SMPTE 424M (SMPTE 425M-AB), 292M, 259M-C
    HDMI: type A x 2 (HDMI INPUT 1--2) * HDCP Not supported
    HDMI: type A x 2 (HDMI INPUT 3--4) * HDCP Supported., Multi-format Supported.

    Output Connectors
    3G/HD/SD-SDI: BNC type x 6 * Conforms to SMPTE 424M (SMPTE 425M-AB), 292M, 259M-C
    HDMI: type A x 2 (HDMI OUTPUT 1--2) * HDCP Supported
    HDMI: type A x 2 (HDMI OUTPUT MULTI-VIEW 1 * HDCP Not required, 1080/59.94p)
    (HDMI OUTPUT MULTI-VIEW 2 * HDCP Required, 1080/59.94p)

    SDI: 480/59.94i, 576/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p
    * Conforms to SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.601-5
    HDMI: 480/59.94i, 576/50i, 480/59.94p, 576/50p, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p,1024x768/60*1, 1280x720/60*1, 1280x800/60*1, 1366x768/60*1, 1280x1024/60*1, 1400x1050/60,1600x1200/60, 1920x1080/60, 1920x1200/60 * Conforms to CEA-861-E, VESA DMT Version 1.0 Revision 11
    * The output format of HDMI1,2 and SDI is always the same.
    * 1 Output refresh rate is 75 Hz when frame rate is set to 50 Hz.
    Frame rate: 59.94 (NTSC) or 50 (PAL)
    MULTI-VIEW 1--2: 1080/59.94p

    (4:2:2 Processing)M/E: 1 M/E, 1.5 M/E, 2 M/E (9 patterns)
    Transition: Mix, NAM* , FAM* , Cut, Wipe, Slide*, Squeeze* * PGM/PST only
    Composition (Keyer): 4 channels * The number of composition depends on M/E, PinP, Chroma Key, Luminance Key, External Key supported
    AUX: 2 * The number of AUX depends on M/E
    Others: Output Fade, Freeze, Capture, Composition Edit, SDI Output Patchbay

    (4:4:4 Processing)M/E: 1 M/E, Matrix, Scaler
    Input: 4 (4:2:2 Processing outputs x 2, HDMI INPUT 3, HDMI INPUT 4)*
    Transition: Mix, Cut*
    Keyer: Luminance Key (1 M/E)*
    Others: HDCP Supported, Output Fade, Output Cropping, Signal Generator*
    * The function depends on M/E

    Still Image
    Still Image Inputs: 2, Internal Memory: 16, Maximum 1920x1080 pixels
    Format: Windows Bitmap File (.bmp ) 24 bit per pixel, uncompressed, Portable Network Graphic File (.png) * Alpha channel Supported.

    MULTI-VIEW 1 (4:2:2 Processing): 16/10 screens, Audio Level, Label, Tally * HDCP Not required
    MULTI-VIEW 2 (4:4:4 Processing): 4 screens, Audio Level, Label, Tally, OSD Setup Menu
    * HDCP Required

    Sampling Rate : 24 bits/48 kHz

    Input Connectors
    3G/HD/SD-SDI: BNC type x 4 (Ch7-10), HDMI x 4, AUDIO IN (XLR/TRS) L (1/2),R (3/4)
    * Analog Audio or AES/EBU

    Output Connectors
    3G/HD/SD-SDI: BNC type x 4 (Ch1-4), HDMI x 2, AUDIO OUT (XLR/TRS) L (1/2),R (3/4)
    * Analog Audio or AES/EBU

    Input Level and Impedance
    AUDIO IN: -68--+4dBu (Maximum: +22dBu, 4k ohms)

    Output Level and Impedance
    AUDIO OUT: +4dBu (Maximum: +22dBu, 600 ohms)

    SDI: Linear PCM, 24bits, 48kHz, 16ch * Conforms to SMPTE 299M, SMPTE272M-C
    HDMI: Linear PCM, 24bits, 48kHz, 2ch
    AES/EBU: Linear PCM, 24bits, 48kHz, 4ch

    Patchbay: 92 inputs x 92 outputs Delay: 16ch
    Mixer: 16ch, channel Effects: 3-Band EQ, Delay Master Effects: Mastering, 3-Band EQ, Reverb

    Expansion Slot
    Slot: 2, Internal video bus: Input 2, Output 2 / Internal audio bus: Input 16ch, Output 16ch * 2 slots total

    Phase adjustment
    ±1080 Lines

    Input: BNC type x 1
    Output/Through: BNC type x 1
    * Black Burst (Sync to frames), Bi-Level, Tri-Level
    * Through when using an Input.

    External Connectors
    RS-232: D-Sub 9 pin type x 1 * for Remote Control * 9600/38400bps, Data 8bit, Stop 1bit, Parity None, Flow XON/XOFF, ASCII Code Set
    RS-422: D-Sub 9 pin type x 1 * for VISCA Control
    TALLY/GPIO: D-sub 25 pin type x 1 (Input: 8, Output: 16)
    LAN: RJ45 100Base-TX (Connect to V-1200HDR or Computer (V-1200HDRCS)), Maximum: V-1200HD x 4, V-1200HDR or V-1200HDRCS x 4
    USB: A type x 2 USB Mrmory / Use for future expansion

    8 * Last Memory Function

    User Function Button
    32 * 16 buttons x 2 banks

    Remote Camera Control
    RS-422: D-Sub 9 pin type x 1 Protocol: VISCA
    * 9600/38400bps, Data 8bit, Stop 1bit, Parity None, Flow None, Maximum: 4 Units

    Remore Controler
    V-1200HDR Control Surface * Option
    V-1200HD RCS * Windows7 or later / Mac OSX

    Power Supply
    AC 100V, DC 24V/10A (XLR-4-32 type) * Redundant Power Supply * 240W

    Operation Temperature
    +0 to +40 degrees Celsius +32 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit

    Width: 430 mm / Depth: 357 mm / Height: 132.5 mm * EIA-3U rack mount size

    9.0 kg

    Power Cord, Rack Mount Angle (2), Input Template, Owner's Manual