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The UDS-GPIO is a universal GPIO unit that can operate with any Utah Scientific control system. Its functionality duplicates that of the UCP-GPIO/E, allowing mapping of individual contacts to a specific source-destination combination. Latching and revert (joystick override) modes are also included. The UDS-GPIO does not utilize Ucon Utah configuration software but instead provides an internal web server that operates with standard web browsers for simple setup. With its small footprint, the unit can be placed in a discrete location.

The UDS-GPIO control unit uses contact closures to extend the operation of the router controller to external devices. The unit provides 16 inbound contact closures (GPIs) and 16 outbound GPOs. The GPI’s can be configured for momentary or latching (revert) operation. In revert (joystick override) operation, the crosspoint associated with that contact is activated as long as the closure is active. When released, the router switches back to the previous source.

Technical Specs

Ability to restrict access to certain sources and destinations
„ Single-level switching capability
„ Output Protect/ lock options
„ Ethernet connection
„ Salvo Execution – making multi-bus salvos are just as easy as single source selection

Formats: SMPTE 259M-c, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425-B, SMPTE 310M, DVB-ASI compliant

Embedded Audio:
20- bit synchronous 48 khz to SMPTE 272M-C
24-bit synchronous 48 khz to SMPTE 299M

Video Inputs & Outputs Auto select for simultaneous operations of SD, HD,3G SDI, 2k & DVB-ASI BNC, 1 per input and output
Automatic for all standard signal rates 270Mbps, 1.485Gbps, 2.970Gbps, DVB-ASI
Automatic bypass for non-standard signal rates 18 mbps-2.970 Gbps Automatic 400, at 270Mbps, 220m at 1.485Gbps, 200m at 2.970Gbps with Belden 1694A or equivalent cable.

(1) RJ-45: 10/100 Ethernet
(2) RJ-45: Looping U-Net (Utah Scientific control network)
(1) 422/232: DB-9F Subminiature
Utah Scientific RCP-1 serial protocol
(1) RJ-45: Diagnostic port
(1) RJ45: Can Exp port – panel expansion

Connection Using GPIO Terminal Blocks:
(8) Detachable blocks with push release

Power 90-240VAC 50/60Hz external +12V DC- (2) Captive nut fastener
Power consumption 30watts max

Operating temperature 32-104 °F (0-40 °C)
Relative humidity range: 0-90% non-condensing

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– Peter Schut, Senior Vice President, Media Infrastructure, EVS
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– Todd Mason, Founder and CEO, BMG (Broadcast Media Group)
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– David Finer, Manager, City Channel Pittsburgh

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