FOR-A Corp. has created an e-Tutorial on the new 1-M/E multiformat HVS-300HS HD/SD switcher.
The online presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the compact switcher, which offers advanced functionality in a 1 RU main unit.
“The HVS-300HS might be small, but it’s packed with features that appeal to studio, remote, and live event users,” said Susumu Hotta, president of FOR-A Corp. of America. “With so much widespread interest, we felt an online video would be a helpful tool. It only takes a few minutes with our eTutorial to learn about all the features that are generating so much buzz around the industry.”
Five short chapters provide a complete overview on the new switcher, starting with a quick summary of features, such as its built-in 2D and 3D DVE transitions. The eTutorial also reviews the variety of available system controls, which include a traditional control panel and compact remote control units.
One chapter of the eTutorial describes basic features of the HVS-300HS, such as a built-in keyer, DSK, and two stillstores. The package also explores advanced functions are also explored, including the built-in 16-channel multiviewer, plus dedicated frame synchronizers and upconverters for each input. The final chapter discusses upgrade options for increased I/O and special I/O needs.
An online configuration guide, accessible through the eTutorial, allows the user to customize a system in eight simple steps and obtain a quote from FOR-A.
First introduced at IBC 2008, the HVS-300HS will be introduced to the U.S. market at the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 20-23, at Booth SU3507.
The tutorial can be accessed through the FOR-A Web site, www.for-a.com.