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The MC-4000 Digital Master Control Processor is an integrated system for handling the most demanding on-air operations in live, automated, or automation-assisted operating environments. The MC-4000 offers a full range of built-in and optional capabilities to handle all of the most commonly required on-air operations, including still and animated logo presentations, audio clip playback, and reliable, foolproof EAS message presentation.


The 3RU MC-4000 Processor frame can hold two independent signal processing channels, each of which can be switched on the fly between SD and HD signal formats. All popular signal formats in both 50Hz and 60 Hz environments are supported.

Technical Specs

HD/SD single channel, serial digital master control system

Dual channel processor in a compact 3RU package
„ Able to swap between SD or HD operation for each channel
„ Up to 4 luminance/linear keyers, all capable of switching between internal, external, and logo sources
„ Discrete embedded, or mixed audio processing
„ Optional built-in squeezeback effects unit
„ Internal audio clip storage for frequently used material
„ Optional internal EAS capability with audio and text crawl message generation
„ Wide range of control options for manual or automated operation

Requires MC-GUI, which is capable of controlling up to 8 MC channels.

Mechanical Dimensions: 19”W x 18” D x 5.25”H (3RU EIA rack mount)



Video: BNC
Digital Audio: DB-25F Subminiature 25-pin D connector with female pins.
Serial I/O Ports: “ “

Relay Outputs: “ “
Serial Control Ports: “ “



Temperature: 10-40°C
Relative Humidity: 0-90% (non-condensing)

AC Power – Chassis consumption is 100 VA max. (2 channels operating)
Dual redundant power supplies are standard equipment

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